Yesterday, Monday 19 october, Shoot Me presented the special programme Power to the People in collaboration with film festival Movies That Matter.
At the Nieuwspoort press centre two films were screened that deal with the political relationship between rulers and ruled.
Prior to the screening of the Letters to the President journalist Eefje Blanckenvoort presented a column on Iranian President Ahmadinejad and how he is carrying on following the unrest surrounding the elections.
The film shows contemporary Iran using letters written by Iranian people to president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Letters to The President gives a vision of the political situation in Iran and also the differences between the city and the Iranian countryside.
The secod film of the programme Power to the People was the light-hearted documentary Abraham Obama. In the film director Kevin Chapados follows artists and activists who try to persuade Americans for vote for Barack Obama through art and playful actions. The screening was followed by a Q&A with director Kevin Chapados who answered questions of the audience.
The bandmembers of DEAN rocked in the Shoot Me Café in The Strijkijzer with all types of covers, from Moby to Kings of Leon.