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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.