Monday, 29 December 2014

Bristol Radical History Group's Films

ANOTHER group of legacy videos you may be interested in....

Nov 2014 Gee Vaucher and panel: anti-war art

Ex-Crass artist Gee Vaucher discusses the background and influences on her art with some of those influenced by it in the 1980s.

Oct 2014 The Commons or the True Commons with Peter Linebaugh

'Commons and commoning' as waves of ideas and practice from the English Revolution to the present....Oh, and Geese 'stealing'...

Dec 2011 Dagenham, Drum and the League of Black Revolutionary Workers
In December 2011 Bristol Radical History Group were invited to participate in a 'history' meeting in Detroit, USA. This gathering included ex-members (such as the late General Baker) of the League of Revolutionary Black Workers, arguably one of the most radical working class organisations in the US in the 20th century. Also present was Marvin Surkin, one of the authors of Detroit: I Do Mind Dying: A Study in Urban Revolution, the seminal history of revolutionary class struggle in the auto-industry in Detroit in the 1960s and 70s.

Nov 2010 “Make Them Grovel”: The 1976 West Indies Cricket Tour

Soweto and Notting Hill Carnival uprisings, whilst the West Indies batter England at cricket in the Long Hot Summer of '76.

Nov 2010 Grunwick: The End Of An Era? with Chris Thomas

The two-year strike (1976–1978) over trade union recognition at the Grunwick Film Processing Laboratories in Willesden, North London is iconic in left wing history. During a decade of industrial unrest, the Grunwick dispute became a cause célèbre of trade unionism and labour relations law, and at its height involved thousands of trade unionists and police in confrontations.

Apr 2010 The Chartists And Their Legacy with Dorothy Thompson, Owen Ashton and Les James

One of the last public meetings given by the esteemed historian Dorothy Thompson.



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