Breaking the Spell: A History of Anarchist Filmmakers, Videotape Guerrillas, and Digital Ninjas

Join us to launch Breaking the Spell by Chris Robé, a new book offering the first full-length study charting the historical trajectory of anarchist-inflected video activism from the late 1960s to the present. Robé fills in historical gaps by bringing to light unexplored video activist groups like the Cascadia Forest Defenders, eco-video activists from Oregon; Mobile Voices, Latino day laborers; and Outta Your Backpack Media, indigenous youth from the Southwest. This groundbreaking study also deepens our understanding of more well-researched video activist movements by situating them within a longer history and wider context of radical video activism. Published by PM Press.











When: Sat., Sep. 16, 2017 at 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Where: Bluestockings
172 Allen St.
212-777-6028
Price: Free
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Join us to launch Breaking the Spell by Chris Robé, a new book offering the first full-length study charting the historical trajectory of anarchist-inflected video activism from the late 1960s to the present. Robé fills in historical gaps by bringing to light unexplored video activist groups like the Cascadia Forest Defenders, eco-video activists from Oregon; Mobile Voices, Latino day laborers; and Outta Your Backpack Media, indigenous youth from the Southwest. This groundbreaking study also deepens our understanding of more well-researched video activist movements by situating them within a longer history and wider context of radical video activism. Published by PM Press.