All videos for the tag : activism (7 videos)

  • A chronicle of the global pastry uprising of the Biotic Baking Brigade, starring San Francisco mayor Willie Brown and the CEOs of Chevron and Monsanto. This video features a cornucopia of political pie-throwings in San Francisco and beyond, including a brief history of consumable comedy and behind the scenes interviews with real underground pie tossers…...

  • Alliance Weather Underground is a very interesting educational documentary about the domestic US resistance against tyranny during the Vietnam War. “Doing nothing in a period of repressive violence is itself a form of violence. If you sit in your house and live your white life and go to your white job and allow the country...

  • Miami Model Crimethinc: The Miami Model
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    In November, 2003, trade ministers from 34 countries met in Miami, Florida, to negotiate the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA). FTAA threatens to devastate workers, the environment, and public services like health care, education, and water, and to destroy indigenous rights and cultural diversity across North, Central, and South America. Thousands of union...

  • Part scathing critique, part call to action, ‘Independent Media In A Time Of War’ is a hard-hitting new documentary by the Hudson Mohawk Independent Media Center. This film is composed of a speech given by Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now! Illustrated by clips of mainstream media juxtaposed with rare footage from independent reporters in...

  • This powerful documentary narrated by Susan Sarandon and Michael Franti tells the story from the hearts and lenses of more than 100 activists who turned their cameras on the police during the 1999 World Trade Organization summit in Seattle. ¬†Activists gathering to promote economic justice managed to shut down the WTO during a days-long demonstration....

  • Pickaxe Crimethinc: Pickaxe
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    Pickaxe documents efforts to halt logging at Warner Creek, a federally protected forest in Oregon. Following a suspicious fire in 1991 that cleared the land, Congress suspended environmental regulations to allow logging in the area. Since arson was determined to be the cause of the fire, however, environmental activists argued that allowing logging at Warner...

  • Crimethinc Crimethinc: Breaking The Spell
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    An hour-long look at the 1999 Seattle WTO protests and the anarchists (particularly those from Eugene) who traveled there to set a new precedent for militant confrontation. Rather than attempting to cover every situation at the WTO, Breaking the Spell has covers a few scenes film in depth. It is filmed in the thick of...