The films from the States about poor communities organising themselves should be interesting in relation to anti cuts activity …plus will be good to see the student anti cuts direct action….
please note new start time of 7pm plus new content on student anti cuts direct action…..
Reel News Screening – Edinburgh Thursday 16th December
In the global war between rich and poor we need:
Reel News – 90 minutes of activist video.
Featuring inspiring community organisation and struggles from North
America plus student occupations and last week’s anti-cuts march in
Thursday 16th December from 7pm
Autonomous Centre Edinburgh
17 West Montgomery Place
Followed by Q&A with one of the film makers.
Free, but donations welcome.
Trailer here: http://www.reelnews.co.uk/
1. Detroit: Rising from the Ashes (33mins.)
Capitalism abandoned Detroit years ago, leaving it derelict and overgrown.
Now, communities are being rebuilt through growing their own food in 1,300
2. Detroit: Art Explosion (18 mins.)
Alongside the food growing is the start of an incredible explosion of art
– much of it political.
3. Movement for Justice in El Barrio
Fighting gentrification (17 mins)
Inspired by the the Zapatistas and adherents to the Other Campaign, MJB
are successfully resisting gentrification in New York.
Plus planning to also show some of the Reel News films on occupations and
last week’s anti-cuts march in London, available here: