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After Fourteen Years of Showing Films, Jason Bosch Is Off to Make His Own


Jason Bosch's ArgusFest has been "raising awareness since 2001," bringing films, speakers and discussions of critical issues to Denver. But above all, films: For the past fourteen years, he's screened films that might not otherwise be seen here, showing them in venues small and large. But now Bosch, who we named a Westword MasterMind in 2008, is off to make a film of his own. He writes:
It has been quite a ride and I'm profoundly grateful for the experiences I've had and for getting to know so many wonderful caring people. Thank you for all the support and participation over the years. While I will not be around to show films, several people attended a meeting last Sunday wanting to keep holding events and several others have emailed me wanting to help too so it appears ArgusFest may take on a second life.....

I will be making my film on a shoestring budget and will need all the support I can get. I will be launching an official fundraising campaign in the coming weeks. but if you'd like to contribute now just use the donate button in this e-mail.
But first, he'll show one last film tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Mutiny Information Cafe: Project Censored, a profile of the annual Project Censored at Sonoma State University that since 1976 has been determining the top-ten uncovered stories of the past year. The new list is about to come out; our coverage of the Rocky Flats Grand Jury made the roster two decades ago. It's a fitting final program presented by an artist and activist who's a true MasterMind.
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Patricia Calhoun co-founded Westword in 1977; she’s been the editor ever since. She’s a regular on the weekly CPT12 roundtable Colorado Inside Out, played a real journalist in John Sayles’s Silver City, once interviewed President Bill Clinton while wearing flip-flops, and has been honored with numerous national awards for her columns and feature-writing.
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