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  • Pieces of Madrid

    Pieces of Madrid

    En Español: vimeo.com/93192320 This short documentary explores ongoing resistance and self-organization in the midst of the economic and social crisis in Madrid, Spain. As social conditions continue to deteriorate across the country, people have been turning to the streets and to each other to find for solutions to the crisis. This film tells a story of the massive mobilization that saw millions of people converge on Madrid on March 22nd 2014, the story of the proliferation of social centers, community […]

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  • 22M: Madrid Protests on March 22, 2014

    Hundreds of thousands of protesters protested against government imposed austerity measures in Madrid, Spain. Shortly after dark, protesters and police clashed in central Madrid.

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  • Global Uprisings Documentary: Bosnia and Herzegovina in Spring

    Global Uprisings Documentary: Bosnia and Herzegovina in Spring

    This short documentary tells the story of the uprising in Bosnia and Herzegovina that started in early February 2014. Since February 5 2014, protests have swept across Bosnia and Herzegovina. The protests were started by workers from five factories in northern city of Tuzla: Dita, Polihem, Poliolhem, GUMARA and Konjuh. The factories had been privatized, bankrupted and stripped of assets, leaving the workers with large debts, no salaries, no health care and no benefits. The protests culminated on February 7, […]

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  • Global Uprisings Conference Interview #1: Fighting Sexual Assault in Egypt

    Mariam Kirollos is an Egyptian feminist activist and a human rights defender based in Cairo. Mariam is one of the founding members of Operation Anti-Sexual Harassment/Assault (OpAntiSH), a group that is combatting the growing problem of sexual harassment and collective sexual assaults/rapes against women during protests. The group patrols the streets during protests and fights off men as they attempt to encircle and assault women. The group also provides legal and medical support and follow-up care to girls and women […]

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  • GLOBAL UPRISINGS / Event De Balie Amsterdam

    GLOBAL UPRISINGS / Event De Balie Amsterdam

    GLOBAL UPRISINGS The Stories, Ideas and Future of Uprisings around the World FREE ENTRY, LIMITED CAPACITY VIEW PROGRAM De Balie, Amsterdam (The Netherlands) November 15-17, 2013   No more tickets available? No problem… Due to the size of the room, the closing sessions are the only  events that need tickets. These sessions will be only a small part of this enormous event. They will be live streamed in De Balie and in other spaces in Amsterdam. All daytime sessions on […]

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  • Taksim Commune: Gezi Park And The Uprising In Turkey

    Taksim Commune: Gezi Park And The Uprising In Turkey

    By Brandon Jourdan and Marianne Maeckelbergh This short documentary tells the story of the occupation of Gezi Park, the eviction on July 15, 2013, and the protests that have continued in the aftermath. It includes interviews with many participants and footage never before seen. Since the end of May 2013, political unrest has swept across Turkey. In Istanbul, a large part of the central Beyoğlu district became a battle zone for three consecutive weeks with conflicts continuing afterward. So far […]

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