11.30am - 12.15pm
Over the Wall (Jesse Tate UK 2011)
This engaging documentary follows the endeavours of Bristol-based sports team Easton Cowboys as they return to the West Bank for a second time. The film provides an insight into the realities of the occupation as seen by Palestinian and Israeli people and explores how football can build connections between communities across the world.
12.30pm - 1pm
The Anarchist In Me
“The Anarchist in Me” is a thirty-minute documentary about the Bound Together Anarchist Collective Bookstore and annual Anarchist Book Fair in San Francisco, California. It takes a fresh and close-up a look at anarchism today in the U.S. through interviews with people of diverse age and background who talk openly about what anarchism means to them, and why they call themselves anarchists. Those who have seen the film—both from the U.S. and Europe—have commented that it has made them unexpectedly interested in anarchism and it has inspired them to learn more and re-think notions they had on the theme. It has also surprised people that the ideas of modern anarchism are so familiar to them and not so far removed from what they themselves think and feel in their current worldview. This is a film that changes something for everyone who sees it; no one is left indifferent.
1.15pm - 2.45pm
Noise and Resistance
Voices from the DIY Underground
There are other ways. Commerce, capital, and consumption are by no means irrevocable necessities in today's world. In their angry and rousing documentary "Noise and Resistance", Francesca Araiza Andrade and Julia Ostertag show that those who think so are not alone in this opinion. What some would describe as mere din and nuisance, they prove to be a vital articulation of resistance.
Here punk is neither a passing fad nor a dusted relic from the past but the lively expression of an attitude towards life. "Noise and Resistance" is an inspiring journey through Europe's contemporary utopia, to subcultural places of desire where unity derives from autonomy along with the best punk sound you've heard for years.
Making Ends Meet (Syndicate Films)
Barcelona: new models of organising and protesting against the politics of austerity.
Asturian Miners strike (Microfilms)
Faced with thousands of job losses, the miners in Spain go on strike using the most militant tactics seen so far in the struggle against austerity.
Solidarity – Not Charity: Community Organising (Reel News)
Local assemblies are springing up all over Greece, organising community kitchens, clothing exchanges and other acts of practical solidarity.
4.30pm - 6pm
If a tree falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front
This film tells the remarkable story of the rise and fall of this ELF cell, by focusing on the transformation and radicalization of one of its members. Part coming-of-age tale, part cops-and-robbers thriller, the film interweaves a verite chronicle of Daniel on house arrest as he faces life in prison, with a dramatic recounting of the events that led to his involvement with the group. And along the way it asks hard questions about environmentalism, activism, and the way we define terrorism.