Category Archives: Film

For Agnès Varda: Fictions of reality/realities of fiction

Our job is to see, to make things seen or to inform, but we never see enough. I knew around a dozen caryatides and then I discovered fifty of them. I fought for a radical cinema, and I continued all … Continue reading

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Voices of Bakur

A film testimony of the often forgotten rebellion for autonomy in eastern turkey in 2015.

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The gilets jaunes: The war of images

Everything must be done to preserve the sense of this movement, the originality of the action that is outlined within it, the new freedom that it has already conquered for everyone. No organisation can today pretend to represent alone the … Continue reading

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Tourism: The spectacle of travel

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. Marcel Proust A celebration of the Left Hand Rotation’s documentary film, “Fascínio”. Tourism is the highest form of alienation in our time. The modern traveler is divorced from all relations to place and … Continue reading

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Freedom’s flesh: For Bernardo Bertolucci

  But, preacher, I feel my strength abandon me. Put aside your prejudices, be a man, be human, have no fear and no hope. Abandon your divinities and your creeds which have never served any purpose save to put a sword into the … Continue reading

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Love and revolution: A film by Yannis Youlountas

We share below Yannis Youlountas most recent documentary film-testimony of struggles for autonomy in greece.  In letting those who are directly engaged in these struggles speak for themselves, his work offers a glimpse of what served as a title for … Continue reading

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Noam Chomsky: Requiem for the American Dream

Four years of filmed interviews with Noam Chomsky, on the politics and economics of the “neoliberal” united states of america, an america of obscene inequality and oligarchic rule … Disagreements aside, we share the documentary “Requiem for the American Dream”, … Continue reading

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Crossing the borders of struggles: In solidarity, in memory, with the Mapuche and Santiago Maldonado

The enslavement to capitalism occurs in multiple spaces and times.  If commodity production and the submission to money homogenises and deterritorialises, the reproduction of capitalist social relations distributes human populations across differential, hierarchical and conflicting geographies and histories.

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With and beyond anti-fascism (4): “ANTIFA”, a documentary film

We continue with our series of posts documenting and critically reflecting on anti-fascism … The latest Global Uprisings documentary explores the broader meaning of the anti-fascist movement, taking the viewer to the scenes of street battles from Washington to Berkeley … Continue reading

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Revolution in the end time (2): A reflection

Our response to the climate crisis has been to rearrange deckchairs on the Titanic — but whatever we do, it isn’t working. It’s time to try something new.   From roarmag, an essay by Kevin Buckland; a further reflection on … Continue reading

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