subMedia Films

Affinity: Beyond Friendship

Affinity is exactly this: a reciprocal knowledge between comrades, shared analysis that lead to prospectives of action. Affinity is therefore directed on one hand towards theoretical deepening and on the other towards intervention in social conflictuality.

Year 2018 Length 3 mins

Mi’kmaq Resistance; Defend The Sacred

Mi’kmaq water protectors and non-indigenous allies are blocking a project in so-called Nova Scotia. Their initiative is based on the 1752 Treaty.

Year 2017 Length 10 MINS

This is Parkdale

The story of the Parkdale Rent Strike, where a community in Toronto came together to fight back against the gentrification of their neighbourhood.

Year 2017 Length 35 MINS

This is Parkdale

Loading the player… Over the summer of 2017, around 300 tenants spread across 12 buildings in the Toronto neighbourhood of Parkdale went on rent strike to fight back against the gentrification of their neighbourhood. After several months of escalating pressure actions taken against their landlord, Metcap Living… they won. This is a collective project between… Read more »

Year 2017 Length 2 MINS

Ipperwash Crisis in Five Minutes

On September 6, 1995, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) violently attacked the occupation of the Ipperwash Porvincial Park, by members of the Stoney Point Ojibway band, shooting and killing indigenous land defender Dudley George

Year 2017 Length 5 MINS

Refugees Welcome – Trailer

What if you had to risk everything to escape war? Would there be strangers on the other side, willing to help you and you family to safety?

Year 2017 Length 2 MINS

Trouble #3: Refugees Welcome

In this month’s episode of Trouble, anarchist media collective we interview a number of individuals from around the world who are helping to chart a course for the future based on living practices of solidarity and mutual aid, and who are invested in tearing down the physical and imaginary borders that seek to keep us divided.

Year 2017 Length 34 MINS

Trouble #2: Bash The Fash

Reactionary right-wing politics are on the rise in the west, and events are moving at a dangerous pace. In the wake of Trump’s ascendency to the US presidency, a toxic mix of white nationalism, Islamophobia, transphobia, violent misogyny, and anti-migrant hysteria is rapidly coalescing into a growing movement that has in turn sparked a surge of interest in anti-fascist organizing.

Year 2017 Length 30 MINS

Trouble #1: Killing the Black Snake

The first episode of Trouble, looks beyond the mainstream narratives surrounding the Standing Rock encampment to get a better understanding of some of the camp’s overlooked dynamics, including serious disagreements over which tactics to use to best stop the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL).

Year 2017 Length 29 MINS