Videos about Activism
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I Am Not Your Negro (2017)
In his new film, director Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished - a radical narration about race in America, using the writer's original words. He draws...
Thich Nhat Hanh: How We Can Learn to Love Our Enemies
This is a short excerpt from Peacemaking. I often think about this story when I think about the kind of activism I would like to bring into this world. I want to help build a...
"The Myth of Time" - Martin Luther King Jr.
Excerpt from MLK Jr.'s last sermon, "Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution". Delivered at The National Cathedral on March 31, 1968 (4 days prior to his...
Redneck Revolt's Response to the Alt-Right
Last week, a video statement made by self-proclaimed members of the "Alt-Right" was shared by Milo Yiannopoulos and has since spread across the Internet. Their statement was...
Dr. MLK Jr. Legacy Symposium: "Moving Toward Collective Liberation"
Honoring the life, legacy and enduring dream of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This interactive panel will explore the continued struggle for collective liberation and...
Want to Make Films for Action? Here are Some Handy Video Guides to Get You Started
Videos are a fantastic tool for activism and advocacy. Here are a few video guides to creating films of your own. Produced by Witness, you can find many more helpful videos and...
For the Last Time
Attending the Women's March in San Francisco was an incredibly inspiring experience, so I decided to make a film about the issues portrayed on the posters. Trump's presidency...
Why Be Kind?
Kids give an important reminder to be kind to others, regardless of our differences, and inspire hope for the future. "In the wake of the US election, filmmaker Jessie Auritt...
Tashi And The Monk (2014)
On a remote mountaintop of the Himalayas sits Jhamtse Gatsal (Tibetan for “The Garden of Love and Compassion”), a special school and home for 85 abandoned and neglected...
The Circle of Human Concern
In a new animated video, Haas Institute Director john a. powell asks, "Who belongs in the circle of human concern?" Through the framework of belonging, the video explains how...
Strategies of Hope: How Americans Can Fight Hate Under Trump
Rev. William Barber offers some words of hope.
We the People, Resist (Howard Zinn)
We won't let anyone destroy what generations of Americans have built. History has shown that people like YOU are the driving force behind change. Now is the time to fight for...
The Purpose of Nonviolent Communication
Nonviolent communication is a tool that we can use to resolve conflicts at both the individual and collective levels. By focusing on identifying the needs of individuals and...
Edward Snowden Interview With Actvism - Part I - History of Intelligence Agencies
Edward Snowden Interview With actvism Munich- Part I - History of Intelligence Agencies On January 15th acTVism Munich organized its largest event yet that took place under...
Berets, Badges and BLM - Meet The Radical Monarchs
Berets, badges, Black Lives Matter and social justice: the youth group for activist girls of colour The Radical Monarchs is an alternative to the Scout movement for girls of...
How You Change People
This is exactly what we all need right now. Here is a great secret of life that you can use to change the hearts and minds of everyone in your world. Speech by Garret John LoPorto
Could You Befriend An Enemy?
This is the incredible story of Daryl Davis. 
Sky Roosevelt-Morris: The Secret of Indigenous Resiliency
Activist Sky Roosevelt-Morris is of the Shawnee and White Mountain Apache Nations. She is a member of the Leadership Council of the American Indian Movement of Colorado. In...
Breaking Down Bail: Debunking Common Bail Myths
Did you know over 1/2 a million Americans are being held in jail with no conviction? Not enough people know this – or that it’s all because of our money bail system. That’s why...
The Fight for Clean Water (#NoDAPL)
Clean water or Corporate profits? What’s more important? #NoDAPL Energy Transfer Partners: (214) 981-0700 U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers: (202) 761-0010; (202)...
Where Do You Draw the Line? (2016)
Why is the Ecuadorian government proposing to extract oil in an area frequently classified by ecologists as one of the most bio-diverse rainforest regions left intact on earth?...
The Feminist Library: A Short Film (2016)
The Feminist Library: A Short Film was made in support of the Save the Feminist Library Campaign in London (UK), documenting a crucial moment in the library's herstory as it...
People Around the World Raise the Morning Star Flag for West Papua
December 1st marks West Papua’s original independence day, when the Morning Star flag was first raised in 1961 before the country was invaded by Indonesia. The flag is...
From Gangs to Gardens (2014)
Organic gardener and vegan chef DJ CAVEM is an award-winning international recording artist and activist who uses Hip-Hop culture to inspire young people to connect to the...
Answering the Call
Fifty one years ago, the nation watched in horror as bloody images of police attacks on civil rights protestors in Selma, Alabama aired on television. John Witeck...
"The More You Give, the Less You Take, the Bigger Your Value"
Meet Robi, environmental activist and lead singer of the Bali based rock band, Navicula. The beauty of Bali & Indonesia is under threat from environmental issues such as...
Still Berning (2016)
Bernie Sanders lost the Democratic presidential primary to Hillary Clinton. But it was a glorious loss. And it has become a beginning, not an end. The end of the Bernie Sanders...
The Truth About the Alt-Right
Our comprehensive investigation into the Alt-Right movement, including its origins, its relation to the Trump campaign and broader implications for the future. Read more: What...
Trump Is a Symptom of a Sickness That Is Raging All Across The World
This is why we are here. And this is what we need to remember. 
Democracy Now Standing Rock Special
Part 1 - Unlicensed #DAPL Guards Attacked Water Protectors with Dogs & Pepper Spray Many across the United States are celebrating this Thanksgiving holiday. But many for...
#NODAPL: Battle at the End of the World
Watching the footage of the police attack against water protectors from last Sunday, conjured images of the apocalypse. Yet, despite this brutal assault, the people at Standing...
Chilling Clip From Adam Curtis Doc Should Make Everyone Rethink Their Online Outrage
This is a clip from Hypernormalisation (at the 2 hr 29 mark). Watch the full documentary here. 
Mni Wiconi: The Stand at Standing Rock
Mni Wiconi is Lakota for “Water is Life” - this short film features water protectors from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and allies trying to stop the 1,100-mile Dakota Access...
Bernie Sanders: Now More Than Ever, It's Our Revolution
The Senator from Vermont remains optimistic about the country's future, and urges citizens to become more deeply involved in the political process.
NATURE Vs. BAYER - Animals Invade Corporate HQ
More than a hundred animals invaded the office of Bayer in Brussels to protest its intensive lobbying for TTIP and denounce their corporate power consolidation in...
This is an Anthem for Our Times
I think the world deserves to see the truth about #NoDAPL I tried my best to portray what I felt at camp, I felt LOVE. Love for all people, all living things, Mother Earth...
The Conscious Resistance (Feat. Derrick Broze)
Anarchism. Agorism. Awareness. A collection of work highlighting the thoughts of Derrick Broze of The Conscious Resistance Network. Edited by Reckless Aesthetics in...
Ode to Lesvos
An inspiring story of a few remarkable heroes on the Island of Lesvos who helped almost half a million refugees in 2015 has been documented in a new short film called Ode to...
A Special Report From #Standingrock
“We’ve been here. We know how to take care of the land. Just listen to us.” Part 1 - Report from the Očhéthi Šakówiŋ, or Seven Council Fires Community, at#StandingRock in...
Gatekeeper (2016)
The Tojinbo Cliffs are a popular Japanese tourist destination known for their rugged beauty. The sheer cliffs are also a favored location for those wanting to jump to their...
Olympian John Carlos on the Power of Protest
1968 Olympic athlete John Carlos protested racial inequality by raising his fist in a Black Power salute on the medal stand. He has some advice for athletes like Colin...
I Love My Country but Hate What They Are Doing Edit 2
I Love My Country But Hate What They Are Doing Edit2 Film By John Massaria Dr. Daniele Ganser, Tommy Hansen, Gerald Celente, Anthony Freda, Ken O'Keefe, Gary Franchi, Ray...
Thom Hartmann at Bioneers: Beyond Framing
"Conservatives" and corporate interests use the powerful tools of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) to define arguments, win elections and persuade the public. To be effective...
Protest for Open Debates! (The CPD is a Fraud!)
Please share this video and DEMAND #OpenDebates! Call the CPD and demand #OpenDebates! @ 202-872-1020 Fight for real democracy and let Jill & Gary's voices be heard!
Resistance in Athens - Medialien Doc (2016)
The Greek tragedy, economic blackmail and democratic treason, the impact of the refugee crisis and a visit to Exarchia, Athen's Arnarchist hood. La tragédie Grecque, chantage...
Africa's Last Colony
Can you name Africa’s last colony? Western Sahara has been occupied by neighboring Morocco for over 40 years, yet most people have never heard of the conflict. NO country in...
Woman Lets Public Cut Her Hair for Powerful Message
Beauty isn't dependent on the external appearance. In this daring street experiment, Jae West co-founder of The Liberators International dives into vulnerability in Times...
Native American Protesters Drive Dakota Access Pipeline Bulldozers and Security off Land
On September 3, the Dakota Access pipeline company attacked Native Americans with dogs and pepper spray as they protested against the $3.8 billion pipeline’s construction. If...
Stunning Summary of US Imperialism and Native Resistance... on MSNBC!
On The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell on MSNBC, Lawrence explains why a protest by Native Americans in North Dakota reminds us of the history American always tries to forget.
The Secret to Effective Nonviolent Resistance
We're not going to end violence by telling people that it's morally wrong, says Jamila Raqib, executive director of the Albert Einstein Institution. Instead, we must find...