Dynamic documentary exploring hip-hop culture's influence on Buenos Aires, Argentina and vice versa.
Feature-length documentary on the Resistance to the 2009 coup in Honduras.
A multi-award winning documentary that questions the power of Chile's most influential newspaper.
Our friends at Alborada Films are asking for support on a new documentary they are making called 'Hip Hop Revolucion'
Barbican Josefin grew up in Sweden hearing a family myth about how her Peruvian aunt, Augusta, died in armed struggle for poor people in Peru.
A beautiful and haunting documentary about life on the Magdelena, the largest river in Colombia. Dir. Nicolas Rincon Gille, 2010, 73 minutes. Screened in association with Alborada Net.
Growing Change follows the filmmaker's journey to understand why current food systems leave hundreds of millions of people in hunger. Simon Cunich, 2011, 60 minutes . Part of Movimientos and Alborada Films documentary screenings afternoon.
"The Battle of Chile" is a fresco which shows, step by step, the acts that shook the world. Patricio Guzman, 1975, 96 minutes. Part of Movimientos and Alborada Films documentary screenings afternoon.
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).
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 Originally made as a video blog for The New Statesmen, "3 Short Films About Chile" is a trilogy that hinges around the recent momentous student protest movement; the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.
Human Rights Watch Film Festival: 500 Years + Q&A
Screening followed by discussion with director Pamela Yates and editor Peter Kinoy.
Movimientos Present: Camo Clave + Joro Afrobeat + The Indios + Movimientos DJs
Movimientos are back for another funky Friday fiesta with forward thinking tropical vibes from Bristolians Camo Clave bringing the Cumbia and Latin brass mixed with electronics and dub. Plus London’s latest Afrobeat explosion Joro and Colombian indie upstarts The Indios and Movimientos DJs firing out Latin beats all night.
Movimientos Present: Radio Palenke + First Word Pros + Sifaka + Movimientos DJs
Movimientos presents another full powered Saturday night taking you on a musical trip through Latin America and the Caribbean with an afro-centric twist. Radio Palenke fly in from Paris with their heavy tropical sounds, First Word Pros bring their African infused Hip Hop and electronica and exciting new soulful Leeds project Sifanka making their Hoots debut.