A cultural analysis of what causes zine makers to tick; what the hell zines are, why people make zines, the origin of zines, the resources and community available for zine makers, and the future of zines.
In 2004, the band The Ex had been together for 25 years. They organised a party in Paradiso with 68 very different musicians (from Ethiopia, Japan, America, Italy and Netherlands) and afterwards 35 of them went on a one week tour of France. A cinematic report.
The Animal Liberation Front, comprised of clandestine animal rights activists, is now labeled the number one domestic terrorist threat by the FBI. Director Shannon Keith goes Behind the Mask and captures the hearts and souls of men and women who...
Against a tide of ignorance, isolation and cynicism, Big Noise Dispatches take you around the world to look war and crisis in the face, but also to witness a shared struggle for survival and dignity.Dispatches 01...
From the front lines in Iraq, to the legal lynching in Jena, LA, to the growth of a new poor people's movement in the streets of Philadelphia and Nashville -- Dispatches 02 takes you where the mainstream media cannot go.
Wars crush our humanity. Defeats splinter our movements. Corporate media turns a blind eye to our mounting crises, and a cynical one to the people who stand up against them.Against a tide of ignorance, isolation and cynicism, Big Noise Dispatches take you around the world to look war and crisis in the face, but also to witness a...
Ground breaking reports from the turmoil in Iraq to convention protests and election fraud in the US. The reports from Iraq were made with the support of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and originally aired on Al Jazeera English.
Jeremy Scahill investigates Blackwater's role in the Nisur Square massacre, Greg Palast tracks American debt speculators to Liberia, Big Noise goes inside the resurgent white power movement in America, and we visit East St. Louis.
In 1994, the Latin Kings--the largest and most powerful street gang in New York--became the Latin King and Queen Nation. They claimed to have abandoned their criminal past and to be following in the footsteps of the Black Panthers and the Young Lords.
When Mexican paramilitary forces shot Brad Will in the chest, killing him, his camera fell from his hands. But it didn't stop recording. It continued moving from hand to hand, telling Brad's story, as well as the story of the movement of movements that he was a part...
Building A Broken Mousetrap is a documentary which combines the Ex's energetic live concert with footage that explores the parallels and contrasts of life in New York City with the band's home base of Amsterdam.
Call It Sleep is the first visual work produced in the United States which makes use of the situationist technique of detournement - the devaluation and reuse of present and past cultural production to form a superior theoretical and practical unity.
This is a compil;ation double disc DVD package of Erika Ransoms tv shows; featuring a load of bands like The Subhumans, The Restarts, To What End? Etc and interviews with the likes of 56a Unfoshop, Maximum Rock n Roll, Ak Press and many more
Two documentaries about punk-ska band Citizen Fish who live in South West England and spend large chunks of life playing their one-off brand of music to people who don't. Bassist Jasper takes his video camera in and out of tour vans and people's...
Crimethinc's first DVD release features two discs loaded with some of the best films in modern anarchist filmmaking: three feature-length documentaries (Pickaxe, Breaking the Spell, and The Miami Model) and five short...
This DVD from Canada's legendary punk pioneers features exciting full live tracks from the band's formative years: 1978 - 83. It includes all the raw emotion, activism, humor and deadly renditions of all their greatest songs.
Earth at Risk: Building a Resistance Movement to Save the Planet is an annual conference featuring environmental thinkers and activists who are willing to ask the hardest questions about the seriousness of our situation.
Based in part on Endgame, the best-selling book by Derrick Jensen, END:CIV asks: "If your homeland was invaded by aliens who cut down the forests, poisoned the water and air, and contaminated the food supply, would you resist?"
Just Do It lifts the lid on climate activism and the daring troublemakers who have crossed the line to become modern-day outlaws. Documented over a year, Emily James' film follows these activists as they blockade factories, attack coal power stations and glue themselves to the trading floors of international banks despite the very real threat...
This film is based on the portraits of the 'Paperless' ('undocumented immigrants'), ex-'Paperless' and their loved-ones, answering the main question- "When the papers arrive, what would change in your lives?"
This second volume of the ‘Raiders’ compilation includes the final films and footage which had been confiscated for up to eighteen months by police following the raid of a SchMOVIES film-maker in June 2009.
"A gig we played at The Gaff in North London in October 2009 was recorded by Ultra Violet Punk Productions and is available to buy NOW for just £5 plus postage. It includes songs from both albums and a new unrecorded track. This is a good quality dvd with excellent sound and picture."
The final, final cut of the rollocking 74 minute journey through ten years of party and protest. This film was produced in the same crowded office at the same time as its companion book 'SchNEWS At Ten'
This is the third SchMOVIES DVD collection featuring short direct action films produced by SchMOVIES in 2007, covering Hill Of Tara Protests, Smash EDO, Naked Bike Ride, The No Borders Camp at Gatwick, Class War plus many others.
The Angola 3: Black Panthers and the Last Slave Plantation tells the gripping story of Robert King, Herman Wallace and Albert Woodfox, men who have endured solitary confinement longer than any known living prisoner in the United States....
Between 1970 and 1972 the Angry Brigade used guns and bombs in a series of symbolic attacks against property. A series of communiqués accompanied the actions, explaining the choice of targets and the Angry Brigade philosophy: autonomous...
Filmed over a two year period on tour in Europe and the U.S.A in squats, clubs and avant-garde jazz festivals, during rehearsals and at home with each member of the band. Interspersed with hilarious archive material and poetic sequences, the film gives a vivid and sparkling impression of an extraordinary band.
From the front-lines of conflicts in Mexico, Argentina, South Africa, Palestine, Korea, and the War on Terror in New York, Afghanistan, and Iraq, The Fourth World War is the story of men and women around the world who resist being annihilated.