Independent media in a time of war / production team, Charlotte Buchen ... [et al.] (29 min.) -- Voices against war : F15 NYC (22 min.) / contributors, Julie Adams ... [et al.] -- Women's fast for peace / a co-production of Women Against War Creative Resistance/Video Documentation Committee and the Hudson Mohawk Independent Media Center ; video team, Eleanor Goldsmith ... [et al.] (29 min.).
In Independent media in a time of war, journalist and host of Democracy now!, Amy Goodman, criticizes the pro-military bias of the mainstream news media, whose reportage of the U.S. invasion of Iraq downplays or ignores the impact on civilians while overstating the success of U.S. military operations. The speech was recorded at Christ Church, Troy, New York on Apr. 21, 2003. Footage of the speech is interwoven with footage of news reports and graphic scenes from the war.
Voices against war chronicles the experiences of people on the streets of Manhattan who participate in a Feb. 2003 protest against the war in Iraq.
Womens' fast for peace examines the case of 125 women in upstate New York who, on the eve of the Iraq War, fasted to create a culture of peace rather than of war.