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Entries by Gregory Weinkauf from 06/2009

Having a Ball for Amnesty...

| Posted 06.10.2009 | Entertainment

This summer's Secret Policeman's Film Festival -- a major 5-week film festival in both Los Angeles and New York -- marks the 30th anniversary of John Cleese's pioneering benefit shows to aid Amnesty International.

The Secret Policeman's Film Festival: Be There -- With Balls On!

| Posted 06.14.2009 | Entertainment

It's easy to grow exhausted, or at least confused, at the notion of a film festival. Thus with surprise and delight I declare myself a great fan of Martin Lewis' Mods & Rockers Film Festival.

Smile and Say "Cleese!" - How the Secret Policeman Mocks, Rocks and Shocks

| Posted 06.18.2009 | Huffington Post

Long ago on a smallish, awkwardly-shaped but somewhat culturally-significant island in the dismal North Sea, Peter Cook hosted a spoof awards show to anyone who featured in the 1981 Amnesty benefit show.

Even Bigger Balls Than Mark Sanford...

| Posted 06.25.2009 | New York

Treat yourself and see the Secret Policeman's Film Festival.

Amnesty Salutes Its Secret Policemen

| Posted 06.29.2009 | Entertainment

The Secret Policeman's Film Festival celebrates three decades of comedy and music in service of Amnesty's efforts round the world.