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Independent Media Screening: B Media Collective and Video Chamba
Date Thursday January 27
Time 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location Details
Artists' Television Access
992 Valencia Street, San Francisco
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorAnka
Emailepikurewicz [at] gmail.com
Phone312-804-5880
B Media Collective/ Video CHAMBA Double feature

--->b media collective:

Portland based video art collective that stands in solidarity with local and global people’s movements through the socialization, documentation, creation, and exchange of media between communities in the global north and south.

B MEDIA SHORTS 2010
Ranging in length from 2-10 minutes, these shorts feature original footage, interviews, and mashup reconfiguring of news stories of 2010 ranging from homelessness, police brutality, student actions, and the US Social Forum in Detroit.

The ART AND RESISTANCE Film Series is a collection of short documentaries focusing on different artists and collectives around the Americas using culture as a tool for radical social transformation. From street musicians and hip-hop artists in Venezuela, to graffiti artists in Mexico, the documentaries focus on how people are actively using their creativity to challenge the status quo and empower their communities.

Tiuna el Fuerte: Revolutionizing the Revolution
TIUNA EL FUERTE: REVOLUCIONANDO LA REVOLUCIÓN
Venezuela, 25 mins

Tiuna el Fuerte is a “nucleous of endogenous cultural development” that uses music and culture to empower youth in the barrio of El Valle in Caracas, Venezuela. Situated on an old cement parking lot transformed into a community constructed cultural center, Tiuna el Fuerte now hosts a hip-hop school, youth orchestra, media lab, mobile community radio, and serves as an example for reclaimed space for the community. The project exemplifies the concept of local development of the people, for the people, by the people that finds its roots in modern day Venezuela.


--->Video Chamba presents:

Broken Windows, Open Doors
A documentary by Anka (Anna Karewicz)

December 2008: owners of Chicago based factory, Republic Windows and Doors inform their workers that the plant is shutting down the operations in a few days. The executives of the company claim that its major creditor, Bank of America, has canceled Republic’s line of credit, making it impossible to stay in business—or even pay employees the severance and vacation pay.

240 members of the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE) decide to stay in the factory and occupy the plant until they get what they are owed…

In English and Spanish with English subtitles

Added to the calendar on Monday Jan 24th, 2011 4:48 PM

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