A little bit of so much truth

A little bit of so much truth

chronicle of a rebellion in Oaxaca/Mexico

In the summer of 2006, a broad-based, non-violent, popular uprising exploded in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca. Some compared it to the Paris Commune, while others called it the first Latin American revolution of the 21st century. But it was the people's use of the media that truly made history in Oaxaca.

Breaking the siege

Breaking the siege

a film about the events in Atenco / Mexico 2006

San Salvador Atenco, May 2006. A small town in the suburbs of Mexico City. Two months before the presidential elections, a conflict for land and rights escalates between the population of Atenco and the Mexican government. Unbelievable events take place: the police attack a marketplace, the inhabitants block the highways leading to the city, and confrontations between an outraged population and police forces break out. The state of emergency goes on for several days and culminates in the death of a 14 year old boy.

i the film

i the film

Argentina, Indymedia and the questions of communication

"i" is a meditation on the relationship between media and power as it is manifested by the worlds largest all volunteer network of media activists Indymedia. The feature-length documentary follows the first year of a small collective in Buenos Aires as it struggles amidst assassinations, a collapsing economy, and a whirlwind of political upheaval.

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