List Projects: Civil Disobedience Daily Film and Video Program Schedule


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Film and Video Program Schedule

The Workers Film and Photo League

The National Hunger March, 1931; 11 min
America Today and The World in Review, 1932; 11 min

The 1960s: Civil Rights Movement

Videofreex, Fred Hampton: Black Panthers, 1969; 23:10 min
Madeline Anderson, I Am Somebody, 1970; 29:43 min
Kevin Jerome Everson and Claudrena N. Harold, We Demand, 2016; 10:20 min

The 1960s: Social Unrest and Anti-War Protest

Storm de Hirsch, Trap Dance, 1968; 1:52 min
Leonard M. Henny, Peace Pickets Arrested for Disturbing the Peace, 1968; 6:40 min
Firing Line, Episode 99: William F. Buckley & Allen Ginsberg, 1968; 13:24 min
Third World Newsreel, America, 1969; 32:00 min

Protest Actions at MIT

Richard Leacock, excerpts from November Actions, 1969; 17:25 min

Women’s Liberation, Gay and Gender Rights, AIDS Activism

Third World Newsreel, Up Against the Wall Ms. America, 1969; 6:09 min
Barbara Hammer, Sisters!, 1974; 8:08 min
Gregg Bordowitz, some aspects of a shared lifestyle, 1986; 24:40 min
Tara Mateik, Toilet Training: Law and Order in the Bathroom, 2003; 26:23 min

Economic Disparity and Political Polarization

Videofreex, Money, 1970; 2:52 min
Paper Tiger Television, Tompkins Square Park: Operation Class Warfare on the Lower East Side, 1992; 34:36 min
C-SPAN, footage of Taxpayers March on Washington, 2009; 17:04 
Jem Cohen, Gravity Hill Newsreels: Occupy Wall Street no. 2 (3:48 min) and no. 3 (5:15 min), 2011

Black Lives Matter

Democracy Now!, From Ferguson to NYC, Protesters Mark National Day of Protest Against Police Brutality, 2014; 4:17 min
Ja’Tovia Gary, An Ecstatic Experience, 2016; 6:11 min
Patricia Silva, Mass Swell, 2016; 14:07 min
PBS NewsHour, Interview with Ta-Nehisi Coates, 2015; 7:05 min

Women’s Marches and Recent Protests

Jem Cohen, Birth of a Nation, 2017; 9:47 min
Associated Press, footage from Women’s March on Washington, 2017; 3:17 min
Meerkat Media Collective, To Be Heard: Day #13 of the Trump Administration, 2017; 3:17 min
Paper Tiger Television, Standing Rock Women’s March, 2016; 3:25 min


July 20, 27 and August 3
I Am Not Your Negro (2016, dir. Raoul Peck)

August 10, 17, 31
Stonewall Uprising (2010, dir. David Heilbroner and Kate Davis)

September 7, 14, 21
Let the Fire Burn (2013, dir. Jason Osder)

September 28; October 5, 12
Citizenfour (2014, dir. Laura Poitras)

Oct 19, 26
November Actions (1970/2016, dir. Richard Leacock)

Image credit:

Jem Cohen
Birth of a Nation (still), 2017
Single-channel, video, sound, 9:47 min.
Image courtesy of the Video Data Bank,

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