Why Kill The Mockingbird, Mr President? Help Support the Film's Crowdfunding Campaign
By Petite Pointer / igg.me

Why Kill the Mockingbird, Mr. President? teaser from Petite Pointer

We enter a new year, a year of same old same olds, resolutions and new Hollywood films, including films about Wikileaks that sensationalized the organization, leaving many people in the dark about the truth.

From "The Man that Sold the World" to "We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks" that's premiering at Sundance, despite big name actors appearing in these films, they're guaranteed to leave people in the dark about the truth and damage the reputation of what Wikileaks and Julian Assange is all about. 

As citizen journalists, filmmakers and artists, we use reliable research as well as creativity to tell real stories that we won't hear in the mainstream media nor in Hollywood films without biased perspective. That is why I'm crowdfunding these films to tell the truth. 

"Why Kill The Mockingbird, Mr. President?" is one of the trilogy films surrounding the topic of Wikileaks, Bradley Manning and Press Freedom; WKTMMP is a documentary that explores the history of persecution and censorship in journalism with the questions that many debate about "How can a journalist or his work be considered terrorists?" to "Do the leaks put people's lives in danger?", from Gutenberg to Loret to Zenger, in order to understand all of this we have to understand how we got here, and take action to prevent the possible abolishment of press freedom.

The funds we're hoping to raise are only a part of the budget and will allow us to cover the production costs, equipment, travel and crew. Yes, it’s a high number, but we didn’t just pull it out of thin air. The entire production has been budgeted and scheduled from start to finish. We know what it is going to take to bring this film to its audience. Any donation no matter how small or big, the more people who donate, the better we can achieve our goal to make this film possible.

As a community that heavily supports this cause, as stated before, as Hollywood make films based on sensationalism and myths and being totally biased, many audiences get left in the dark about these topics. As citizen journalists, we need to look at the whole picture to understand what's really going on and educate viewers with the right information.

We will start shooting in April of 2013, but how long that shoot will be is directly proportional to our budget. We need you to help us carve out as much shooting time as possible.

I really want everyone to get involved with this, together we can create ideas that can change things.

What To Do

Please help us and share this around. Help us make this film by donating. Every amount counts. If there should be any film about Wikileaks, it should be about the truth and this one is the one to be made. 

To save freedom of speech, information and to save those who risk themselves to everyday people the information that many depend on. 

The link to donate: http://igg.me/p/190055/x/621707

3.7 ·
2
What's Next
Trending Today
Jane Sanders: Why Bernie Voters Shouldn't Get Over It
Tessa Stuart · 49,760 views today · Bernie's wife discusses her proudest and most difficult campaign moments, the DNC email leak and the future of his revolution
The Reviews Are In: Conservatives Say the DNC Was 'Disaster' for the GOP
Katherine Krueger · 33,999 views today · Something strange happened on the last night of the Democratic National Convention. After the GOP nominee lambasted the Democrats on Twitter for displaying what he viewed as...
Donald and Hobbes Is Genius
Various · 27,496 views today · Some clever folk have been replacing precocious 6-year-old Calvin, from the Calvin and Hobbes comic strips, with Donald Trump and the results are, well, take a look...
This is One of the Most Powerful Music Videos Ever Made
5 min · 26,797 views today · Official video for Ahmed by Lowkey ft. Mai Khalil contains devastating truths about war, migration and the underlying systemic issues that surround them.
Nina Turner's Timeless Message to the Democratic Establishment
2 min · 25,412 views today · "We are not going anywhere. We are here for the long term for ourselves and for generations yet unborn. We're going to stand up and make sure that not only is that platform...
Who Are You? Watching This Breathtaking Video Could Be the Moment You Change Your Life
2 min · 24,881 views today · "Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work, driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for, in order to get to a job that you need so you can...
Meet Some Sanders Delegates Who Plan to Turn Anger Into Positive Action
Isaiah Poole · 12,653 views today · Luz Sosa came to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia as a disappointed Bernie Sanders delegate. But she is leaving fired up to take on big political fights in...
This Video Dispels Every "Nature VS Nurture" Myth You've Ever Heard. The Implications are Profound.
31 min · 8,474 views today · If everyone watched this it could radically transform the world. This is a segment from Moving Forward (2011). Watch the full documentary online here.
John Lennon's "Imagine," Made Into a Comic Strip
John Lennon. Art by Pablo Stanley · 6,850 views today · This is easily the best comic strip ever made.  Pabl
Capitalism and Mental Health: How the Market Makes Us Sick
22 min · 5,127 views today · Far from being a far-fetched pipe dream that human beings could never live under, pockets of anarchistic self-activity are what keep us sane in a profoundly insane world. This...
Don't Let Bernie Endorsing Hillary Distract You From What Matters
Tim Hjersted · 4,910 views today · There's been quite a lot of anger, disappointment and attention on Bernie's decision to endorse Clinton the last couple weeks. But I've started to believe this attention on...
The White Man in That Photo
Riccardo Gazzaniga · 4,280 views today · Sometimes photographs deceive. Take this one, for example. It represents John Carlos and Tommie Smith’s rebellious gesture the day they won medals for the 200 meters at the...
Forget Shorter Showers: Why Personal Change Does Not Equal Political Change (2015)
11 min · 3,984 views today · Would any sane person think dumpster diving would have stopped Hitler, or that composting would have ended slavery or brought about the eight-hour workday; or that chopping...
2016 Presidential Election Reality Check
2 min · 3,917 views today · We're awake now. We're not going back to sleep.
Law Professor's Epic Response to Black Lives Matter Shirt Complaint
Social Design Notes · 3,755 views today · A first year law school student wrote a complaint about her professor having worn a Black Lives Matter T-shirt during class. The professor’s response is priceless. Scans of...
42 Ways to Build a Liberated Society Beyond Capitalism
James Herod · 3,731 views today · It is time to try to describe, at first abstractly and later concretely, a strategy for destroying capitalism. At its most basic, this strategy calls for pulling time, energy...
Watch How Europeans Carved Up African Land They Never Owned
5 min · 2,003 views today · Watch how Europeans gave away African land they never owned, then expressed anger when Africans resisted.
Up to 28 Civilians Reportedly Killed in US-Led Strike in Syria
Andrea Germanos · 1,722 views today · Fresh strike took place in same area where US is said to have killed scores in airstrikes last week
History Tells Us What May Happen Next With Brexit and Trump
Tobias Stone · 1,658 views today · It seems we’re entering another of those stupid seasons humans impose on themselves at fairly regular intervals. I am sketching out here opinions based on information, they may...
Our Attitude Towards Wealth Played a Crucial Role in Brexit. We Need a Rethink
Stephen Hawking · 1,574 views today · The decision to leave the EU was disappointing. But now we’re outside the union, we need to be honest about the part that money plays in our society
Load More
Like us on Facebook?
Why Kill The Mockingbird, Mr President? Help Support the Film's Crowdfunding Campaign