Occupy Toronto recommended film series – Squat, the city belongs to us
A response to the brutality of Speculation.
Christophe Coello/FR / 2011 / 94 min / Spanish / S.T. English.
WHAT: Screening of SQUAT – THE CITY BELONGS TO US
WHERE: Bloor / Hot Docs Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West, Toronto
WHEN: Tuesday, July 3, 6:30 PM
COST: Suggested donation $2-5
SYNOPSIS: An intimate look at the actions of the Barcelona-based activist collective Miles de Viviendas (Thousands of Homes), a robust and diverse group of individuals determined to set condemned buildings free by occupying them and transforming the boarded flats into inspired homes. The film follows this deeply political, radical and committed group as they resist gentrification, bring vitality to forgotten urban spaces, protest against war and neoliberalism, and build community.
Click this link to view the trailer for the film and read more here.
ALSO, keep checking out the Occupy Toronto GAs every Monday at 7:00 pm at Cloud Gardens (on Richmond between Yonge and Bay streets).
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