Films

Matewan

Filmed in the coal country of West Virginia, “Matewan” celebrates labor organizing in the context of a 1920s work stoppage.

Year 2017 Length 142 MINS

Punishment Park

What happens when US Prisons reach capacity? The government gives jailed dissidents the chance of freedom, if they can survive the Punishment Park.

Year 2017 Length 87 MINS

Terrorizing Dissent

‘Terrorizing Dissent’, an expose of events at the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Year 2008 Length 120 MINS

Geronimo Pratt

Through an exclusive interview with Geronimo at San Quentin prison, archival footage of the Black Panthers, family photos, and scenes from demonstrations for his release, a warm and vivid portrait of Geronimo is sketched.

Year 1988 Length 26 MINS

Day of the Gun

George Lester Jackson was an African-American left-wing activist, Marxist, author, a member of the Black Panther Party, and co-founder of the Black Guerrilla Family while incarcerated. Jackson achieved fame as one of the Soledad Brothers and was later shot to death by guards in San Quentin Prison following an unsuccessful escape attempt which left Jackson and four others, including a judge, dead.

Year 1982 Length 92 MINS

Resistance in Athens

The Greek tragedy, economic blackmail and democratic treason, the impact of the refugee crisis and a visit to Exarchia, Athens’ Arnarchist hood.

Year 2017 Length 19 MINS

My Makhzen & Me

In the summer of 2011, Nadir Bouhmouch, a Moroccan student studying abroad in California returns to his home country and finds it in a state of turmoil. The uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt had spread to Morocco.

Year 2012 Length 41 MINS

I fight therefore I am

“I fight therefore I am” documents many of the experiences of struggles and solidarity that have been taking place in Greece and Spain since 2008: struggles against evictions, occupations of job centers, resistance against police repression and riots, but also self-organised media, forums of migrants, cooperatives and solidarity initiatives.

Year 2015 Length 105 MINS

In the Shadow of Borders

Is Canada the welcoming country for migrants it likes to call itself? In the Shadow of Borders challenges this myth and, through personal stories of detention, denial of essential services, labour exploitation and deportation, exposes how precarious are the lives of those without status.

Year 2015 Length 37 MINS