Tuesday, February 28, 2006

"Radical Cinema at Anarchist Bookfair"

Film Schedule For "Radical Cinema at Anarchist Bookfair"

12:15pm to 1:15pm : Video Editing Workshop (Learn some basic editing skills Brought To you by Revolt Video) …Open To All Followed by….
1:30pm to 3:30pm : Revolt Activist Cinema (A selection of films from Irish Activist's including material from Direct Action Against Apathy (http://www.geocities.com/directactionagainstapathy/home.htm) , Crustie Fuck Fest 2005

Then : 3:30pm to 6pm (Two Feature length documentaries)

SALT OF THE EARTH (1954) Based on an actual strike against the Empire Zinc Mine in New Mexico, the film deals with the prejudice against the Mexican-American workers, who struck to win equal pay with Anglo workers in other mines and to be treated with dignity by the bosses. The film is an early treatment of feminism, the wives of the miners play a pivotal role in the strike against their husbands' wishes. This film was written, directed and produced by members of the original "Hollywood Ten," who were blacklisted during the McCarthy witch hunt against the left. Runtime: 94 minutes

DE TODA LA VIDA (1987) Interviews with veterans of the anarchist Mujeres Libres womens movement in the 1930s. In Spanish with English subtitles. Runtime: 54 minutes

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