Videos about Activism
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"Injustice Anywhere" (2016)
Filmmaker Aziza Binti describes the documentary as such: "Social justice is not just "their" problem; it's everyone's concern. We reference the quote from the Rev. Dr. Martin...
Roman Krznaric: How Empathy Can Change the World
Why we need to move empathy from personal emotion to collective moral concern -- Empathy comes in two distinct forms: affective empathy is our instinct for mirroring the...
Nina Turner's Timeless Message to the Democratic Establishment
"We are not going anywhere. We are here for the long term for ourselves and for generations yet unborn. We're going to stand up and make sure that not only is that platform...
Who Should Bernie Voters Support Now? Robert Reich Vs. Chris Hedges on Tackling the Neoliberal Order
The day after Senator Bernie Sanders spoke at the Democratic National Convention and urged his supporters to work to ensure his former rival wins the presidential race, we host...
Sustainable Living Series with Rob Greenfield
The series documents Rob Greenfield's off the grid bike ride across America on a bamboo bicycle where he practiced sustainable living to the extreme. In 4,700 miles of cycling...
White People in Solidarity With Black Lives Matter
A social justice group that invites white people to fight racism is spreading like wildfire in the US. From 12 to 150 chapters in two years. Clearly a whole lot of white people...
Visions of Utopia - Experiments in Sustainable Culture (2016)
Visions of Utopia documents and profiles 7 diverse intentional communities in the United States. Have an inside look at what it is like to live in intentional communities from...
Animals Embody "Human Exclusive" Emotions
A video about animals embodying once thought human exclusive emotions like love, grief, happiness, joy and anger. We grant them way too little in their capacity to feel. This...
Game of Thrones Has Some Useful Advice for People that Want to Change the World
In Part 1, we learn why Tyrion Lannister has a knack for staying alive. He is constantly getting into trouble and talking his way out. But Tyrion's genius is replicable if you...
Loved Ones, Episode 1: Disability and Police Terror
"Loved Ones" is a series of short documentaries that follow the work of Lisa Ganser, an artist and anti-police terror activist. This first episode is dedicated to people with...
How to Build a Place-Based Economy Where You Live
How can communities rethink ownership to remedy poverty? In this powerful talk, Eric Kornacki shares the story of his journey carrying lessons learned from Central American...
After Largest Dam Removal in U.S. History, This River Is Thriving
Conservationists can now point to the largest dam removal project in the U.S. as a success story. The ecosystem of Washington's Elwha River has been thriving since the removal...
Seeing the Forest (2015)
This documentary tells the story of how a national forest service evolved from seeing trees as its primary resource, to seeing the forest whole.
Robert Reich: The 5 Principles of True Patriotism
We talk a lot about Patriotism, especially around July 4th, but we need also to take to heart its five basic principles. First: True patriotism isn’t simply about waving the...
Democratic Party: Change or Lose in November
The Democratic Party deserves a reformation. It can either choose to embrace a more progressive agenda and modify its primary nomination rules, or risk losing in November...
Degrowth: A Vocabulary for a New Era
Degrowth: A vocabulary for a new era is a book edited by Giacomo D'Alisa, Federico Demaria and Giorgos Kallis, which consists of over 50 entries covering various themes related...
Struggle[s] at Nuit Debout, Part 1: Paris - Medialien (2016)
Thoughts on the first weeks at Nuit Debout, how it functions, its massification, its relationship to the labour unions, to violence, to police brutality and to the...
Joanna Macy: The Courage to See, the Power to Choose
Non-stop war-making, climate chaos, lost harvests, poisoned seas and bodies, refugees in the millions pouring over borders while millions of Americans are locked in prison...
The Compassion Project - "The Highest Form of Love"
Here's a sneak peak of the documentary, "The Compassion Project." Dr. Will Tuttle & Victoria Moran discuss compassion as the highest form of...
Inside The Surveillance State With Edward Snowden
When NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden leaked details of massive government surveillance programs in 2013, he ignited a raging debate over digital privacy and security. That...
Let Fury Have the Hour (2012)
Rough, raw and unapologetically inspirational, Let Fury Have the Hour is a charged journey into the heart of the creative counter-culture in 2012.  In a time of global...
Protesters Blockade British Nuclear Bomb Factory
The campaign group Trident Ploughshares have started a month of direct action to stop the manufacture of nuclear weapons and the renewal of the UK's Trident nuclear programme...
The Human Cost of the Housing Crisis
Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle is a forthcoming documentary exploring the failures and deception behind the social housing crisis. It will be directed by Paul...
How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can't Change (2016)
Oscar Nominated director Josh Fox (Gasland) continues in his deeply personal style, investigating climate change – the greatest threat our world has ever known. Traveling to 12...
The Climate Changers (2016)
The Climate Changers is a short documentary about civil society engagement during the historic climate conference (COP 21) in Paris in December 2015. Journalist Samuel...
What a Strange Way of Life (2015)
This documentary closely follows the eco-village Cabrum, a recent community in northern Portugal; Cooperativa Integral Catalana, in Barcelona, which practices self-management...
People In France Are As Mad As Hell And They're Not Going To Take This Anymore
All over France people are rising up. A clip from the film Network is followed by footage of the protests, strikes and riots sweeping across France. Read more here. 
How The Tremendous Changes In Our Society Mirrors The Evolution of the Butterfly
Renowned Cellular Biologist and author, Bruce Lipton, says the tremendous changes happening in the world today are like a late stage caterpillar. The creature has eaten its...
DISOBEDIENCE: The Courage To Break Free (2016)
Disobedience is a new film about a new phase of the climate movement: courageous action that is being taken on the front lines of the climate crisis on every continent, led by...
2016 Presidential Election Reality Check
We're awake now. We're not going back to sleep.
Reversing The Mississippi
REVERSING THE MISSISSIPPI is a documentary about a genius technologist and a rebel educator, two pioneers from opposite spectrums with one goal in common: Build a sustainable...
Activists Set up "Rebel Exhibition" Inside BP-Sponsored British Museum (2016)
BP - one of the world's most destructive corporations - sponsors the British Museum. So we set up our own "rebel exhibition" - without permission - inside the museum, with...
Paris Is Burning
This week we take a look at the multiple converging flashpoints of resistance in France, which have combined into a popular movement that has inspired over a million peeps to...
Regenerative Response to Crisis: Blueprint Meeting at Tamera August 2015
The Blueprint project is an integrated response system especially applicable in emergency situations. The model includes permaculture practices, solar and biogas energy usage...
Globalising Aotearoa: A Short Film about Activist Opposition to the TPP in New Zealand
A short film discussing the nature of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement and its impact on Te Tiriti o Waitangi, the treaty representing the bicultural relationship in...
Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind: Shunryu Suzuki - Essential Wisdom for the Art of Living
"In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert's there are few." So begins this most beloved of all American Zen books. Seldom has such a small handful...
Peace March
Peace March, "A Day of Peace and Solidarity," took place in New York City, on March 13 2016. It was a rally in Herold Square, which was followed by a march to the United Nations.
I'm a Better Anarchist Than You
A song for all the better anarchists.
The Fierce Urgency of NOW
This is a lesson in how change happens in America as told by our own recent history. It is a tale told with segregation era photos set over the "I Have A Dream" speech given by...
Cornel West, Dolores Huerta, And Melina Abdullah From BLM Debate After Sanders' Upset Win in Michigan
 In the most shocking upset of the 2016 presidential campaign to date, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders defeated Hillary Clinton in the Michigan primary. Sanders won 50 percent...
acTVism Munich Video Series
This video playlist compiles all of acTVism Munich's work that include a wide range of topics - privacy, democracy, economy, politics and social issues.
Woman Confronts Former Spy Who Tricked Her Into a Relationship
The moment Helen Steel confronts the former police spy who deceived her, before disappearing without a trace, is caught on camera at Sydney airport. The British social justice...
How to Deal With Difficult People
It all comes back to you and the power you have to choose how you want to respond.
Mother of All Rivers
In a country with growing socioeconomic inequality and human rights violations, Berta Cáceres rallied the indigenous Lenca people and waged a grassroots campaign that...
The MOVE Bombing - When Police Plotted to Exterminate a Family
On May 13, 1985, one of the most shameful, horrific attacks by U.S. police ever took place in West Philadelphia. 11 people-including five children-were killed in a deliberate...
Bernie
Bernie, was a March and Rally for Bernie Sanders that took place in Union Square,in New York City, on February 27, 2016.
There's Gonna Be a Voice That Tells You It'll Be a Waste of Time. Don't Listen.
Motivational speaker Les Brown gives a powerful talk on how each and every one us can 'make a difference' in changing this world for the better.
SEASPIRACY: What You Should Know About Fish, the Ocean, and More!
Do you know that out of every ten breaths we take, eight of them have come from the ocean? Do you know that pigs, cows and chickens are now the world’s leading oceanic...
Stand up Sunday: an Interview With Black Lives Matters Activists From Kentucky
Stand Up Sunday is a group of Black Lives Matters activists from Louisville, KY. With a dynamic approach to social justice reform and racial and economic equity, the organizers...
The Lotus Flower - Don't Bulldoze the Calais Jungle
This week, a huge portion of the Jungle refugee camp in Calais is due to be bulldozed. We can not sit back at let this happen...