‘The Animal People’ – Movie Screening, 13 Februari


Animal Liberation Movie Month Part 1
DEZE DONDERDAG, morgen, 13.Februari. Geopened vanaf 17.00, Film begint om 20.00 uur! // Bookstore is opened from 5 pm on, movie starts at 8pm.

As part 1 of this month’s topic: ‘ Animal liberation’, the anarchist bookstore Opstand will screen ‘The Animal People’ (2019).

‘The Animal People’ (2019)
Fifteen years in the making, this feature documentary follows the journey of six young Americans who find themselves targeted as terrorists by the US government for their involvement in a controversial protest campaign. Seeing the future of social movement organizing, the activists used the then fledgling internet to dramatically magnify their impact as they systematically knocked out the pillars of financial support that kept the company in business. But when letter writing and protests began to mushroom into dead-of-night vandalism and worse by unknown activists, this corporation and the government formed an alliance to destroy the group. The FBI began an unprecedented campaign of surveillance in preparation for prosecution, creating a model that would later be used against Occupy Wall Street and Black Lives Matter. Congress, under corporate influence, rewrote laws and bent the definition of incitement in order to accomplish the prosecution …

—->    There is a possibility of donating during the event and the money will go to various groups active around this topic. <——

There will be popcorn, discussion and couches!

The place is accessible for wheelchairs.