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Unprecedented, Digital Live Event on Thursday, April 26th Includes Film Screening Plus Q&A with Director Kevin Breslin and #OccupyWallStreet Media Team Featured in the Film
New York, New York — April 23, 2012 — SnagFilms, one of the world’s leading distributors of independent films to digital platforms, will debut the new film #whilewewatch with a free, live, world premiere streaming event on Thursday, April 26th, it was announced today. The even is being presented in partnership with the non-profit, non-partisan organization The Common Good and will originate from The Paley Center for Media in New York City. A gripping portrait of the “Occupy Wall Street” media revolution, #whilewewatch is the first definitive film to emerge from Zuccotti Park – with full access and cooperation from the masterminds who made #OccupyWallStreet a reality.
Starting at 8PM ET / 5PM PT, #whilewewatch, directed by Kevin Breslin (whose recent documentary “Living for 32,” was short listed for the 2010 Academy Award), will premiere on SnagFilms.com (and on other sites with embed code).
After the screening, Breslin will lead a Q&A panel discussion from The Paley Center, powered by Ustream.tv and moderated by Sam Alcoff of Democracy Now!, featuring a number of prominent cast members, including Priscilla Grim, Journalist, The Occupied Wall St Journal; Justin Wedes Educator & Activist; Tim Pool, Journalist, and Technologist; Jesse LaGreca Journalist, Daily Kos. Questions will be taken from the global web audience during the live streaming of the film. The film and will stream worldwide via SnagFilms’ new social screening platform which enables simultaneous viewing worldwide.
Priscilla Grim, Journalist, The Occupied Wall St Journal
Justin Wedes Educator & Activist
Tim Pool, Journalist and Technologist
Jesse LaGreca, Journalist, Daily Kos
Sam Alcoff, Producer, Democracy Now! (Panel moderator)
Director Kevin Breslin, #whilewewatch
WHAT: The gripping portrait of the #OccupyWallSt media revolution
WHERE: www.snagfilms.com/whilewewatch and on every website that grabs our embed code!
WHEN: April 26th at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT with replay at 8 PM PT
HOW: Snagfilms new live social screening platform allows for the film and Q&A panel to be embedded on other websites! Any site can grab the code and show the film on their page!
Keep an eye on Twitter @whilewewatch and @snagfilms for the embed code!