Archive for 'film'
This weekend sees the monthly event of the London Socialist Film Co-op, with two films marking the fight against fascism in the 1930s. The Battle Of Cable Street retells the events of 1936 through a young boy, Danny, who is taken inside the magical world of his own sketchbook by his grandfather and shown what [...]
Today the wonderful film We Are Together (Thina Sinumye) goes on general release, with a ‘People’s Premiere’ tomorrow at the Covent Garden Odeon. The film is the story of the Agape orphanage in South Africa with an amazing choir of children orphaned by AIDS. The Co-operative Party has a close partnership with the filmmakers and [...]
As part of Fairtrade Fortnight, the UK TV première of the award-winning film Black Gold will be shown on More4 tonight (Tuesday February 26th) at 10pm. It will be repeated on Saturday, March 1st at 10pm. Channel 4 have set up a great mini-site about the broadcast where you can find out about Fairtrade coffee [...]
Another Co-operative Party event for Fairtrade Fortnight beckons. South Manchester Co-op Members Group and Withington Co-operative Party are organising a screening of the film Black Gold about the international coffee trade and how co-ops can help. The screening takes place at Blue Box Theatre, Chorlton High School, Nell Lane, Manchester on 27 February 2008, at [...]
This weekend sees the regular monthly film screening organised by the London Socialist Film Co-op. They will be showing Tambogrande, a thought-provoking (and therefore, controversial) documentary at the Renoir Cinema this Sunday followed by a discussion with Jeremy Corbyn MP. The London Socialist Film Co-op has been going for 17 years and arranges monthly screenings [...]
Sussex Co-operative Party will be screening We Are Together (Thina Sinumye) in Shoreham on Sunday. The day before the exclusive Manchester screening organised by Co-op Party Youth, the film is well worth seeing. The event takes place at the Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham at 7pm 2 December. More details on Facebook.
To mark World AIDS Day, Co-operative Party Youth and Labour Students will be co-hosting an exclusive screening of the acclaimed film We Are Together (Thina Simnuye). First shown at this year’s Co-operative Party conference, the film is the remarkable story of a choir of children from Agape Orphanage in South Africa. It has won several [...]
Black Gold, the film premièred by the Co-operative Party in Parliament earlier in the year, is being released on DVD. Exclusive DVD Extras Include: Director’s Q+A with Channel 4′s Jon Snow Al Jazeera Feature Message from Tadesse: What You Can Do 6 Language Options On 23 October Black Gold picked up three nominations for the [...]
Film-making and acting are industries long associated with co-operatives. And the new technologies available are continuing to empower people in collaborative co-operative ways. One example is the uploading of co-op films and adverts onto YouTube and the like. An excellent initiative is CoopVidVod on VodPod, where Lorenzo has brought together a collection of co-op related [...]