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December 2019

Edinburgh GAF: ‘Invasion’ Film Screening

12 December, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh, 17 West Montgomery Pl
Edinburgh, EH7 5HA United Kingdom
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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 10 years. It is a healing space for Indigenous people and settlers alike, and an active example of decolonization. The violence, environmental destruction, and disregard…

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Get to know GAF social

13 December, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Old Hairdresser, 20 - 28 Renfield Lane
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Come along and meet Glasgow GAF! Election? What Election?

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February 2020

GAF Film Night: Fighting Where We Stand & Blokadia Rising

7 February @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Larc, 62 Fieldgate Street
Whitechapel, London, United Kingdom
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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 Garrett Graham about the 2012 Tar Sands Blockade in Texas, featuring exclusive video footage shot by the blockaders themselves during the course of over six…

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GAF Film night: Antifascist special screening

26 February @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Grass, 9 Eden Grove
London, N7 8EE United Kingdom

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 leftist youtuber Mexie exploring how the climate crisis is leading to the rise of a violent far-right climate movement and how capitalism, colonialism, and the…

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GAF Film Night: ‘Forget Shorter Showers’ & ‘Prelude to a Disaster’

27 February @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Grass, 9 Eden Grove
London, N7 8EE United Kingdom
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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 enough: 'Forget Shorter Showers' (11min, 2015) looks at the flaws of arguments that simple living can tackle environmental crises. 'Prelude to a Disaster' (37min, 2019,…

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Feminist Fightback Film Club Presents: A story of police violence in France and J’veux du soleil (a documentary on the yellow vests)

28 February @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Common House, 5E Pundersons Gardens, Bethnal Green
London, E2 9QG United Kingdom
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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 movement – not marginalising ‘women’s rights’ as a separate issue. This month, in view of the ongoing events in France, Feminist Fightback will be showing…

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