Starmer’s Racism Exposed
Novara Media/Tysky Sour with Michael Walker and Barnaby Raine. November 19th 2021. (13 Minutes)
Barnaby Raine, a Jewish antiracist and peace activist, demolishes Keir Starmer’s hypocritical and racist depiction of what is happening in Palestine, telling Labour Friends of Israel that Zionists ‘made the desert flower’ – as if Palestinians didn’t know how to grow things for all the centuries they lived on the land.
Heather Mendick on the Labour Party
Heather Mendick. Oct 2021. (50 minutes.)
Heather responds to an investigation that the Labour Party is carrying out against her for ‘antisemitism’ and explains why left wing Jewish Labour members are so often accused of it. Along the way she unpacks some of the lies that have been told by so many journalists and politicians in the name of opposing antisemitism. To see the tweets listed in the Notice of Investigation by the Labour Party, follow this link: https://twitter.com/helensclegel/stat…
Not The Forde Inquiry
Not The Forde Inquiry . Chris Reeves. 17 Oct 2021. (54 mins)
An inquiry into an attack on democracy at the heart of Starmer’s Labour Party. With Dorothy Walker, Graham Bash, Ken Loach and others falsely accused of crimes and misdemeanours in the ‘Labour’ Party. For more info email email@example.com
“PALESTINIANS ARE SICK OF PAYING THE PRICE FOR GUILTY GERMAN CONSCIENCES”
Electronic Intifada. 2021 May 11th. 4 minutes 40 secs.
The Electronic Intifada’s Ali Abunimah spoke to Germany’s DW News on 11 May 2021 about Israel’s ongoing violence against Palestinians and pointed out that Germany not only tries to silence pro-Palestinian voices at home, but arms Israel.
As seen at IDFA, this AWARD-WINNING film documents the journey of Atalya Ben-Abba, a Conscientious Objector to conscription in the Israeli Defence Force. Objector follows Atalya to prison and beyond, offering a unique window into the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from the perspective of a young woman who seeks truth and takes a stand for justice.
Available to rent or buy online on Vimeo https://vimeo.com/ondemand/objectordoc. Subtitles available in 6 languages.
Being Human Now
Wellcome Collection, 2021 (11 mins)
Stuart Shahid Bamforth’s moving series of interviews for the Wellcome Collection marks the year long anniversary of the pandemic and the effect it has had on the lives of the disabled, people of colour, teachers, mental health specialists, carers and nurses; stories that all of us can relate to despite the hollow words of our leaders.
People’s Faces – Kae (formerly Kate) Tempest
Dir. Natalya Lobanova, 2019 (4 mins)
English spoken word performer, poet, recording artist, novelist and playwright, Kae/Kate Tempest’s two year-old piece about the country falling apart and the desperation we all feel. But also the hope in people’s faces.
The Fight for Mom’s House
Brandon Jourdan, Liberated Lens Collective, 2020 (13 mins)
A short documentary about a group of homeless mothers who reclaimed a vacant house in Oakland, California, to provide safe housing for their children and to draw attention to the wider housing crisis. The house was owned by Wedgewood Incorporated, a real-estate company that specialises in flipping ‘distressed’ properties.
Blood On Your Hands
Captain SKA, 2021 (2 mins)
Captain SKA’s timely and powerful video about the incompetence and corruption of the Tory Government at the moment when it’s offering NHS workers a 1% pay rise. A biting and well directed indictment of the lies of the Prime Minister and the disconnect his entire team has with ordinary people in this country.
Israeli School Books
AlternateFocus, 2011 (28 mins)
Alternate Focus interviews Nurit Peled-Elhanan, author of the forthcoming book ‘Palestine in Israeli School Books: Ideology and Propaganda in Education’. Nurit Peled-Elhanan argues that the textbooks used in the school system are laced with a pro-Israel ideology, and that they play a part in priming Israeli children for military service.
Chomsky on Propaganda
Chomsky on Propaganda, BBC The Big Idea, 1996 (3 mins)
This short clip from Andrew Marr’s interview of Noam Chomsky shows the astounding moment when Chomsky patiently explains to a perplexed Marr why the systemic bias of the media does not require journalists to self-censor.
Jon Pullman, 2019 (62 mins)
Authoritative exploration of connections between attacks on Britain’s Labour Party, the ongoing tragedy of Palestine, and the wider struggle against race-based oppression. With dedication by Noam Chomsky.
Shari Rogers, 2020 (3 mins – Trailer)
Many Jews stood alongside Black, Hispanic and Native Americans in the civil rights struggle, particularly after World War II and the Nazi Holocaust. This documentary traces the tradition to the present day, including Black Lives Matter and the participation of Jews of colour.
Belly of the Beast
Erica Kohn, 2020 (2 mins – Trailer)
The treatment of black and brown women in ICE detention today echoes the way disabled, Roma and Jewish people were treated in Nazi concentration camps. Migrants in the US have been forcibly sterilised and had their wombs removed without any consent whatsoever.
Weaponization of Labour Antisemitism
Double Down News, 2020 (10 mins)
David Graeber on weaponization of antisemitism by the Labour right and Tories. There’s no single ‘Jewish community’, and there’s a long history of Jewish radicalism and antiracism. Criticism of Israeli policy is not antisemitic.
Jon Pullman, 2020 (7 mins)
Follow-up to Pullman’s WitchHunt documentary about the smear campaign and McCarthyite attacks on antiracist black and Jewish Labour activist Jackie Walker.