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On Racism

By Film Festival
Notes: George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis sparked huge anti-racist demonstrations in most of the western world protesting discrimination and police violence. This programme questions the definition of race, shows how...
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Don Durito and the Master Narrative

By Featured, Front Page

‘The calendar is made up of the past, for those at the top. So that it will stay that way, the powerful fill it up with statues, holidays, museums, homages, parades. That all serves the purpose of keeping the past in place; where things have already happened and not where they will happen,’ says Don Durito, a well-dressed, pipe smoking beetle from the Lacandon Maya jungle, who appointed Subcomandante Marcos of the Zapatista Liberation Army to be his shield bearer.

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#BlackLivesMatter

By Film Festival

Week 9, The USA, a state founded on forcefully expropriating land from its Native American inhabitants and exploiting that land using slave labour, has always had a problem with institutionally embedded racism and state violence aimed at maintaining the power of the wealthy.

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Heroines

By Film Festival

Week 8 : This programme will show how women (singers, monarchs, seamstresses or peasant women) can greatly improve our lives and living conditions by resisting, fighting back, standing up or raising their voices.

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