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On January 15, 2002, we showed Strong Roots, a film about the Landless Workers' Movement (MST) in Brazil. To take questions after the movie, we had Jennifer Lemire & Maria Aguiar of Grassroots International, a Boston-based non-profit organization that works with the MST.

In late April, we published an MST bibliography, prepared for us by Tito Bianchi (MIT).

On May 3, MST activist Wanusa Pereira dos Santos joined us to talk about the organization's social, political, and economic strategies, and how it promotes fair trade and responsible stewardship of the natural environment. She also discussed the tactics used by those who oppose reform.

On January 6, 2003, we showed Four Days in September, Bruno Barreto's film about the kidnapping of the US Ambassador in Rio de Janeiro in 1969.