VIDEOS IN ENGLISH
Living Utopia is a unique documentary that blends the historical account of the origins and development of the Spanish anarchist movement, focussing on the 1936 war. A reflection on the philosophical underpinnings of such a movement and their practical application. As both an informative and inspiring piece of research it is considered a jewel amongst historians and rebel hearts.
(Vivir la Utopia, Juan Gamero, 96min, Spain, 1997)
Breaking the Spell is a 1999 anarchist documentary, directed by Tim Lewis, Tim Ream, and Sir Chuck A. Rock.
Using amateur camera footage recorded by protesters at the scene of the 1999 WTO riots, it documents the riot from the perspective of the anarchists, their opinions of fellow protesters, local politicians, and includes footage which aired nationally on 60 Minutes.
The film is currently distributed by CrimethInc. on the CrimethInc. Guerilla Film Series, Volume One DVD.
« On Modern Servitude » is a 52' Franco-Colombian documentary made in 2009 by J.-F. Brient, and it is copyleft.
It is based on extracts from other documentaries and films.
Its main goal is to bring to light the modern slave's condition in a totalitarian market system and to reveal all forms of deception which gloss over this condition.
Noam Chomsky talks about anarchism to Barry Pateman of the Emma Goldman Archives. In a relaxed and personal exchange, Professor Chomsky discusses the anarchist principles that have guided him since he was a teenager.
Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992) is a multi award-winning documentary film that explores the political life and ideas of Noam Chomsky, a linguist, intellectual, and political activist. Created by two Canadian independent filmmakers, Mark Achbar and Peter Wintonick, it expands on the ideas of Chomsky's earlier book, Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media, which he co-wrote with Edward S. Herman.
The film chronicles the latest in the thinking and activism of the noted linguist Noam Chomsky, who since the Vietnam War era has been a vocal and consistent critic of the way the United States exercises state power in the world arena.
Surplus: Terrorized Into Being Consumers is a 2003 Swedish documentary film on consumerism and globalization, created by director Erik Gandini and editor Johan Söderberg. It's form is highly original: SURPLUS is an intense visual odyssey filmed for over three years in eight different countries. A must see.
The Corporation is a 2003 Canadian documentary film critical of the modern-day corporation, considering it as a class of person and evaluating its behaviour towards society and the world at large as a psychologist might evaluate an ordinary person. This is explored through specific examples. The film was written by Joel Bakan, and co-directed by Mark Achbar and Jennifer Abbott.
The hypocrisy of the U.S. government is powerfully scrutinized in Distorted Morality, a scathing thesis presented by renowned scholar Noam Chomsky.
The Take is a documentary film by Avi Lewis and Naomi Klein released in 2004.
It tells the story of workers in Buenos Aires, Argentina who reclaim control of a closed Forja auto plant where they once worked and turn it into a worker cooperative, or as could be argued, a working model of anarcho-syndicalism.
From the front-lines of conflicts in Mexico, Argentina, South Africa, Palestine, Korea, ‘the North’ from Seattle to Genova, and the ‘War on Terror’ in New York, Afghanistan, and Iraq. It is the story of men and women around the world who resist being annihilated in this economic war.
Indymedia activists shot hundreds of hours documenting the 2003 FTAA (Free Trade Area of the Americas) protests in Miami and shaped it into a documentary that cuts through the mass media blackout to reveal the brutal repression and assault on civil liberties that took place, as well as the inspiring alternatives to capitalist globalization that were also in full effect in Miami.
Direct action video about the protests in Seattle against the World Trade Organisation conference in September 1999. Provides front line coverage of the anti-capitalist and globalisation demonstration, and interviews with participants.
Paul Grignon’s 52-minute animated presentation of “Money as Debt” tells in very simple and effective graphic terms what money is and how it is being created...
Cut from the footage of over 100 media activists, a film that captures the 1999 WTO protests in Seattle. An intensely political and emotional account of a week that changed the world.