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Free Flicks: Surviving Progress

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Central Library
Theatre
Canada Eh!  In support of Canada’s 150th birthday, throughout the year we will be showing movies that celebrate Canadian films; including Canadian themes, Canadian directors, Canadian actors, and Canadian film locations.


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Cinema Politica

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Central Library
Theatre
Film Tactics for Organizing Resistance
These films present various frameworks used in resistance movements from non- violent to violent tactics with discussions focused on complicating conversations around state violence, war, revolution, racism, political dissent and more. View the film and stay for a discussion after the film with members from the Cinema Politica Waterloo and local folks doing resistance work.

The Weather Underground
When the Beatles land in America in the early 1960s, young men wearing their hair long strike the nation as an abomination. But within a few years, youthful rebellion grows more severe: Witness the Weathermen, the radical antiwar activists who mobilize (unsuccessfully) to overthrow the U.S. government. With contemporary interviews and archival footage, this documentary elucidates the Weather Underground's controversial history and continuing significance.

Please note these films are not rated and may contain content uncomfortable for some.


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Cinema Politica

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Central Library
Theatre
Film Tactics for Organizing Resistance
These films present various frameworks used in resistance movements from non- violent to violent tactics with discussions focused on complicating conversations around state violence, war, revolution, racism, political dissent and more. View the film and stay for a discussion after the film with members from the Cinema Politica Waterloo and local folks doing resistance work.

How to Start a Revolution is a BAFTA Award-winning British documentary film about Nobel Peace Prize nominee and political theorist 
Gene Sharp, described as the world's foremost scholar on nonviolent revolution. The 2011 film describes Sharp's ideas, and their influence on popular uprisings around the world.

Please note these films are not rated and may contain content uncomfortable for some.

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Cinema Politica

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Central Library
Theatre

Film Tactics for Organizing Resistance
These films present various frameworks used in resistance movements from non- violent to violent tactics with discussions focused on complicating conversations around state violence, war, revolution, racism, political dissent and more. View the film and stay for a discussion after the film with members from the Cinema Politica Waterloo and local folks doing resistance work.

Riot Re-framed is a feature-length documentary which re frames England's 2011 riots through voices of resistance- threading these perspectives together using instrumentals, dramatic monologue and raw spoken word. This hard- hitting film is unique both in its scope and the journey that produced it.

Please note these films are not rated and may contain content uncomfortable for some.

 

 

 

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