Autonomy & Authority

Voices of Bakur

In 2015, more than a dozen Kurdish towns in southeastern Turkey declared their autonomy from the state, only to be met by an extremely violent crackdown.

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Resistance, Autonomy and Women’s Rights in Chiapas

Angelina Lopez Gomez is a potter from Chiapas. She shows her work and home, discusses her commitment to Indigenous traditions and how she learned her rights as a woman.

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Commons & Cooperation

Cooking Against Capitalism: Oaxaca’s Traditional Kitchens

After an earthquake in late 2017 destroyed their outdoor kitchens, Tehuantepec locals opted to rebuild themselves rather than relying on state support.

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Capitalism & Crisis

The Spider’s Web: Britain’s Second Empire

At the demise of empire, Britain transformed from a colonial power into a financial one that today is estimated to hide up to half of global offshore wealth.

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Protest & Policing

War on Dissent

The Network for Police Monitoring (Netpol) campaigns against police surveillance and the regular smearing of activists and groups as “domestic extremists.”

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Autonomy & Authority

Defending Land, Ocean and Air

Indigenous locals in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec resist the construction of destructive windfarms on their traditional lands.

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Think from the heart: Mexico’s Indigenous Congress

Delegates at the fifth gathering of the CNI in Oventic describe their ideologies, mission and struggles — and the Zapatistas throw a party.

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Borders & Beyond

Scirocco: A Case Against Deportations

Drawing on the story of Ahmed, a Tunisian migrant to Italy, “Scirocco” shows the impact of deportation policies on migrants crossing the Mediterranean.

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Environment & Ecology

Mass Trespass

This short film tells the story of several hundred brave ramblers from Manchester and Sheffield, whose trespass of Kinder Scout in 1932 played a major role in giving people...

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Capitalism & Crisis

The Birdcage

A filmic experiment investigating the relationship between politics and economics, against a backdrop of democratic deficits, capital controls and soft European coups d’état.

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