Category Archives: Film

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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With and beyond anti-fascism (2): “The Antifascists”, a documentary film

A second part on our series on anti-fascism, this time, a reflection through film …

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Notes on the Bure ZAD and the politics of eternity/death

Un grand sommeil noir Tombe sur ma vie : Dormez, tout espoir, Dormez, toute envie ! Je ne vois plus rien, Je perds la mémoire Du mal et du bien… O la triste histoire ! Je suis un berceau Qu’une … Continue reading

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The Chicago Conspiracy: A film memory of chile’s 9/11 and beyond

From subversive action films …

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Guy Debord and Giorgio Agamben – Dialogues III: The ethics and politics of cinema

In an intensely rich dialogue, Giorgio Agamben has engaged with the work of Guy Debord in ways comparable to few.  With our recent post on football and the society of the spectacle (click here), we share below the third and last … Continue reading

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Guy Debord and Giorgio Agamben – Dialogues I: The Prologue to The Uses of the Body

To bring to light—beyond every vitalism—the intimate interweaving of being and living: this is today certainly the task of thought (and of politics). Giorgio Agamben In an intensely rich dialogue, Giorgio Agamben has engaged with the work of Guy Debord … Continue reading

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The order of the urban: “Metropolis: A film”

Universal history was born in cities, and it reached maturity with the city’s decisive victory over the country. For Marx, one of the greatest revolutionary merits of the bourgeoisie was the fact that it “subjected the country to the city,” … Continue reading

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