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  • Lisbon Calling: November 14th in Portugal

    Lisbon Calling: November 14th in Portugal

    On November 14th 2012, thousands of people took to the streets of Portugal as part of a European wide general strike. Until recently, the International Monetary Fund held Portugal as an ideal example of the effectiveness of austerity policies, but today, its economy is heading in the same direction as Greece and Spain. This short documentary details the week of the November 14th strike in Lisbon and the events surrounding it. Watch YouTube Version By Brandon Jourdan, Luhuna Carvalho, and […]

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  • Greece’s Uncertain Future

    Greece’s Uncertain Future

    This short documentary looks at the current social crisis in Greece, the growth of alternative economies, general strikes, and the rise of the anti-fascist movement in response to violent attacks by the far-right. After six years of recession, the situation in Greece is growing increasingly dark. As the unemployment rate continues to rise and salaries continue to drop, the country has descended into an increasingly unpredictable situation. Watch YouTube Version Donate to Anti-Fascist Arrestees By Brandon Jourdan and Marianne Maeckelbergh

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  • Madrid on the Brink: S25 to S29

    Madrid on the Brink: S25 to S29

    This short film chronicles the events of the past week in Spain where hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets to demand the resignation of the government and an end to police brutality. Many of the protests ended in clashes with the police. Since the stand off began on September 25th , the images of police brutality have travelled the world over, shocking and inspiring people across Europe and leading to an international day of action on […]

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  • Occupy Wall Street: One Year Later

    Occupy Wall Street: One Year Later

    By Brandon Jourdan and Marianne Maeckelbergh From Sept 15-17th Occupy Wall Street gathered in lower Manhattan to commemorate one full year of actions. The three days where broken up into a day of education, a day of celebration, and a day of liberation. Occupy Wall Street participants used the anniversary to show that they are still active, organizing actions everyday all across the city. This is a short documentary which highlights some of Occupy Wall Street’s recent accomplishments, its broader […]

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  • They Do Not Represent Us: Barcelona 12M-15M

    They Do Not Represent Us: Barcelona 12M-15M

    By Brandon Jourdan and Marianne Maeckelbergh From May 12-May 15th, protesters throughout Spain marked the first anniversary of the 15M movement by re-taking the streets and squares of over 80 cities. The 15M movement inspired people all over the world to occupy their local squares, to self-organize general assemblies and to build networks of solidarity in the face of severe economic policy. This short documentary documents the 15M anniversary protests in Barcelona. The YouTube version is here: May 21st, 2012

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  • Barcelona March 29th: General Strike

    Barcelona March 29th: General Strike

    By Marianne Maeckelbergh and Brandon Jourdan On 29 March 2012, millions of people across Spain went on strike. The strike, which was the first general strike since September 2010, brought the country to a near halt. The situation in Spain has grown increasingly difficult with 1 in 4 people out of work and many struggling to make rent or mortgage payments.

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