Filmed in the coal country of West Virginia, “Matewan” celebrates labor organizing in the context of a 1920s work stoppage.
What happens when US Prisons reach capacity? The government gives jailed dissidents the chance of freedom, if they can survive the Punishment Park.
‘Terrorizing Dissent’, an expose of events at the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minnesota.
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.
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.
The Greek tragedy, economic blackmail and democratic treason, the impact of the refugee crisis and a visit to Exarchia, Athens’ Arnarchist hood.
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.
“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.
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.