Wednesday, 22 February
Climate and film: Zapatista Revolution and Autonomous Self-Governance
For spring, RE-SET (the Platform social-ecological transformation) has prepared a continuation of the series of film nights called Roots of the Climate Justice Movement. This time it will focus on movements from the Global South. Over the course of four evenings, you will see films chronicling the history of the climate justice movement, accompanied by open discussion among all participants on selected topics.
The film nights will be held irregularly (save the dates, see below) starting on February 22, always on Wednesdays at 7:00 pm. The screenings will take place at the Zdena Community Centre in Prague (Tusarova 41) and at the Tři Ocásci café in Brno.
At the beginning of 1994, the indigenous uprising occurred in Chiapas, located in the state of Mexico, under the slogan "Ya Basta!" ("Enough!"). It was the beginning of the autonomous self-government that continues to this day. The Zapatistas are committed to the principles of gender equality, return to tradition and care for nature, and horizontal governance.
How did the quest for independence and the establishment of egalitarian functioning proceed? How are Zapatistas today fulfilling the ideas of equality and horizontality? How do they manage to function outside state structures and replace them with their own? And what role does conservation and ecology play?
We will be screening the documentary The Uprising of Dignity, with English subtitles..
Mark these dates in your calendar:
22. 2. The Zapatista Revolution and Autonomous Self-Government
22. 3. The Niger Delta and the judicial murder of Ken Saro-Wiwa: the black conscience of Shell
12. 4. La Via Campesina - the peasant movement for food sovereignty
26. 4. How much can we mine to save the climate: protests against lithium mining
Date & Time:
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