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“Depression Era” project: Greek photographers capture Depression

"The Depression Era project takes us past the age of happy endings. It navigates, with open-ended innocence, a world of deepening humanitarian crisis, ruin landscapes, insecurity, cracked democracy and an everyday culture of mediated hopelessness. A collective storytelling experiment emerges, connecting significant instants and documenting untold stories in a mosaic of images and texts. The Depression Era p ...

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Accidental Death of an Anarchist

Accidental Death of an Anarchist (Morte accidentale di un anarchico) is a play by Dario Fo, recipient of the 1997 Nobel Prize in Literature. It is a classic of twentieth-century theatre, and has been performed across the world in more than 40 countries, including Argentina, Chile, England, India, Romania, South Africa and South Korea. The play is a farce based on events involving a real person, Giuseppe Pin ...

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Camus, Albert and the anarchists

Organise! magazine looks at the life and work of the great thinker and writer, Albert Camus, and his close relationship with the French and Spanish anarchist movements.   Born in French Algeria into a poor family in 1913, Camus lost his father in the Battle of the Marne in 1916. He was raised by his mother, who worked as a charlady and was illiterate. Winning a scholarship, Camus eventually began a car ...

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For Whom the Bell Tolls

A story of a young American fighting the fascists as part of the International Brigades attached to a republican guerrilla unit during the Spanish Civil War ...

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The Navigators

The Navigators is a 2001 British film directed by Ken Loach with screenplay by Rob Dawber. It shows the effects of privatisation on a Yorkshire railway company ...

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La hora de los hornos (The Hour of the Furnaces)

La hora de los hornos (The Hour of the Furnaces) is a 1968 film which presents an analysis of colonialism and imperialism in the periphery countries. "This legendary underground film criticized neo-colonialism and called for the overthrow of the Argentine government. Intended to be a film which "the System finds indigestible," La Hora was made and distributed outside of the commercial film industry. Because ...

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Land and Freedom

Spring 1936, a young unemployed communist, David, leaves his hometown Liverpool to join the fight against fascism in Spain. He joins an international group of Militia-men and women, the POUM (Partido Obrero de Unificación Marxista). After being wounded he goes to Barcelona, where he decides to join another group of fighters. They remain in Barcelona and end up fighting other anti-fascist groups. David is di ...

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The Grapes of Wrath film. Directed in 1940 but so up-to-date..

The Grapes of Wrath is a 1940 drama film directed by John Ford. It was based on John Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name. The screenplay was written by Nunnally Johnson and the executive producer was Darryl F. Zanuck. The film tells the story of the Joads, an Oklahoma family, who, after losing their farm during the Great Depression in the 1930s, become migrant workers and end up in Cal ...

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Aν θέλεις να λέγεσαι άνθρωπος- Ιf you want to be called a man-Tasos Libadeitis

If you want to be called a man you'll never stop even for a single moment to fight for peace and justice. You get out on the street, you scream, your lips will get bloody from yelling, your face will get bloody from bullets, but not a step behind. Every scream of yours is a rock thrown on the windows of war mongers. Every gesture of yours is like ruining injustice. And make no mistake: Don't let yourself be ...

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