In this era of “reconciliation”, Indigenous land is still being taken at gunpoint. INVASION is a new film about the Unist’ot’en Camp, Gidimt’en checkpoint and the larger Wet’suwet’en Nation standing up to the Canadian government and corporations who continue colonial violence against Indigenous people. The Unist’ot’en Camp has been a beacon of resistance for nearly … Continue reading "Edinburgh GAF: ‘Invasion’ Film Screening"
Please join us this February on Friday the 7th for what we hope will be the first of many GAF film nights. We will be showing Fighting Where We Stand: a short documentary by Sub Media showcasing three ongoing land defence struggles in three different parts of the world and Blokadia Rising: a documentary by … Continue reading "GAF Film Night: Fighting Where We Stand & Blokadia Rising"
Join us for a coordinated LAFA and GAF film night! We will be showing two short documentaries. The Network (Russia, 2019), a 30min documentary about the arrest, torture and framing of the Russian antifascists who are being falsely accused of being part of a terrorist organization called “The Network”. Climate Barbarism, a 20min video-essay by … Continue reading "GAF Film night: Antifascist special screening"
How do we change the world? Do we need to change our consumption habits—eating less meat, using less plastic, composting? Can we save the planet if, on top of making better consumer choices, we also engage in civil disobedience? At our next film night, we are showing two short films arguing that those approaches aren't … Continue reading "GAF Film Night: ‘Forget Shorter Showers’ & ‘Prelude to a Disaster’"
Feminist Fightback is an activist collective inspired by the politics of a range of anti-capitalist feminist struggles that believes that no single oppression can be challenged in isolation from all other forms of exploitation that intersect with it. They are committed to fighting for a feminist perspective and awareness of gender issues everywhere in the … Continue reading "Feminist Fightback Film Club Presents: A story of police violence in France and J’veux du soleil (a documentary on the yellow vests)"
Over the past months we put together a lot of reading lists and had a lot of reading group discussions. We now felt that we needed a change of pace and a move to an easier format to continue these discussions. We will be trying to emulate our pre-Covid film nights only on an online … Continue reading "GAF Film Club discusses: Social reproduction and solidarity economy"
We are trying to emulate our pre-Covid film nights only on an online platform instead, by streaming one or two short films (coming to a combined running time 30 minutes maximum because we realise online streaming is not the same as in person film showings) followed by a free flowing discussion on the themes of … Continue reading "GAF Film night discusses: Permaculture"