Reel News ‘El Barrio’ film + student occupation and London anti-cuts march films

Reel News Screening – Edinburgh Thursday 16th December

In the global war between rich and poor we need:
Reel News – 90 minutes of activist video.

Featuring inspiring community organisation and struggles from North
America plus student occupations and last week's anti-cuts march in

Thursday 16th December from 7pm
Autonomous Centre Edinburgh
17 West Montgomery Place

Followed by Q&A with one of the film makers.

Free, but donations welcome.

Trailer here:

The films:

1. Detroit: Rising from the Ashes (33mins.)
Capitalism abandoned Detroit years ago, leaving it derelict 
and overgrown. Now, communities are being rebuilt through 
growing their own food in 1,300 urban gardens.

2. Detroit: Art Explosion (18 mins.)
Alongside the food growing is the start of an incredible explosion 
of art – much of it political.

3. Movement for Justice in El Barrio
Fighting gentrification (17 mins)
Inspired by the the Zapatistas and adherents to the Other Campaign,
MJB are successfully resisting gentrification in New York.

Plus planning to also show some of the Reel News films on 
occupations and last week's anti-cuts march in London, 
available here:


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