Roberto Navarrete from Alborada Films will be showing exclusive clips from his upcoming documentary on the Chilean student movement. Victor Figueroa-Clark and Maria Vasquez-Aguilar will give talks about Salvador Allende and the Chile 40 network as well.
Since 2003 the Mexican government has been trying to build the LA PAROTA hydroelectric dam. If built, it will flood several communities south of Acapulco. The campesinos who have resisted this project show us their lives, work and love for the land in AND THE RIVER FLOWS ON.
Film 'Suarez Gold' at 8pm plus Q&A with Minority Rights Group - A film following the Afro-Colombian community of La Toma's brave and sometimes deadly struggle to prevent the invasion of mining companies and defend their ancestral livelihoods at all costs. Hosted by Pablo Navarrete (Alborada Films) with Emma Eastwood (Minority Rights).
Our friends at Alborada Films are asking for support on a new documentary they are making called 'Hip Hop Revolucion'
Three glimpses of Chile in 2011. Originally made as a video blog for The New Statesmen, "3 Short Films About Chile" is a trilogy that hinges around the recent momentous student protest movement; the occupations, marches, demonstrations, street actions and web activism and its tremendous impact on the country's political life, as they denounce the most highly privatised education system in the world, and demand the return of free public education.
After months of hard work and collaboration, upcoming independent filmmaker Vincent Moon and TransFolk duo Lulacruza have unveiled their latest creation, ESPERANDO EL TSUNAMI. A traveling visual album that lies in between music and cinema, Esperando el Tsunami (translated: Waiting for the Tsunami) is a quest for the sounds and people of present-day Colombia, in a continuous improvisation by the filmmaker and musicians as they composed and created on the road.
The documentary by Fredrik Gertten sheds new light on the global politics of food. Follow the breathtaking case of 12 Nicaraguan banana workers as they tackle the Dole food company in a lawsuit that questions the use of a banned pesticide known to cause sterility
A soulful portrayal of the significance of music to the people of Rio de Janeiro. It was shot by Rio Film School students in the streets and recording studios; from the beaches, to downtown, to the favelas. The film covers a variety of subcultures and genres, from Favela Funk to AfroReggae. It's since been screened widely at festivals and events across the UK and Brazil, including the London World Film Festival, Movimientos Live and the BFI, and was accredited at the Cannes Short Film Corner 2011.
The documentary depicts the communities' struggle against this powerful multinational.
Mama Choco follows Paulina, a displaced mother of 26 children, in her quest to find a place that she and her family can call home in Cali, Colombia.
Los Chinches UK Tour: Liverpool @ Mello Mello
Help us celebrate the release of the new Los Chinches album "FONGO" and join the second leg of their UK tour for a big gig in Liverpool!
Movimientos presents: Maguare // Vibrations of Sound // Flowsnatcha @ Hootananny
Featuring the best of London's global underground scene, join us for a heady night of dancing frolics and original live music with a rebellious Latin spin.
Los Chinches UK Tour: Leeds @ The HiFi Club
The closing night of the Los Chinches 2013 UK Tour!! Be there or be square.