CARRY IT FORWARD benefit film screening for the Rosenberg Fund for Children

* Tue, Sep 23rd
* 7:00 - 9:00 pm (doors open at 6:30, seating is limited)
* The Rotunda (, 4014 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
* Suggested donation $10 (add'l, tax-deductible donations welcome)
* Co-sponsored by The Shoatz Family and Free Maroon Philly, additional support from Prison Radio & Decarcerate PA

This 90-minute film stars Angela Davis, Eve Ensler and Cotter Smith (as Ethel and Julius Rosenberg), radical hip hop artists Rebel Diaz, folk duo Mike + Ruthy, poet Martín Espada, members of the Rosenberg/Meeropol family, and other artists and activists. It is a recording of the theatrical production staged in June 2013 on the 60th anniversary of the execution of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg.

View the film's trailer here:

The production uses dramatic readings, acted vignettes, poetry, music, and historical photos, to dramatize the last four days of the Rosenbergs’ lives through their prison letters and Robby and Michael Meeropol’s firsthand accounts. The film also tells the stories of present-day activist families the Rosenberg Fund for Children assists (including the families of Russell Maroon Shoatz, Tito Kayak and others), and celebrates current movements for peace, environmental justice, immigrants' rights, civil liberties and other progressive struggles from Idle No More and Stop, Stop and Frisk, to the fight to free all political prisoners.