Action in Asia

Action in Asia

Short Documentaries about Social Movements in East and South East Asia

In these ten short documentaries, various social movements in East and Southeast Asia are presented. The interviews were made in Japan, the Philippines, Taiwan, South Korea and Hong Kong.

The fourth world war

The fourth world war

From the front-lines of conflicts in Mexico, Argentina, South Africa, Israel/Palestine, Korea, North America and Europe.

Millions of homeless people in South Africa fight for their right to a decent home and against the privatisation of water. In Chiapas, indigenous people drive away the Mexican army from their land that is being sold out to the global market. After the economic collapse in Argentina in December 2001, we see a population\'s uprising and its attempt to organise beyond state and market structures.

The Miami Model

The Miami Model

an ((i))ndymedia production

In November, 2003, trade ministers from 34 countries met in Miami, Florida, to negotiate the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA). The FTAA threatens to devastate workers, the environment, and public services like health care, education, and water, and to destroy indigenous rights and cultural diversity across North, Central, and South America.

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