People Power This film series explores successful grassroots political movements around the world, offering both inspiration and strategies for the current political moment (UCLA).
|Legendary UCLA Prof. Angela Davis|
This BAFTA award-winning, revelatory documentary focuses on strategies and tactics outlined in Gene Sharp’s extensive writing on effective nonviolent action, including his book From Dictatorship to Democracy: A Conceptual Framework for Liberation. For more information, go to the program page.
A Force More Powerful: A Century of Nonviolent Conflict
|Revolution: An Instruction Manual|
This film explores how popular movements have battled regimes and military forces with nonviolent actions. For more information, go to the program page.
Bringing Down a Dictator
This documentary chronicles the spectacular defeat of Slobodan Milošević in October 2000—not by force of arms, as many had predicted, but by an ingenious nonviolent strategy of honest elections and massive civil disobedience. For more information, go to the program page.
Amandla!: A Revolution in Four-Part Harmony
|"Revolution School" overthrow dictators
United in Anger: A History of ACT UP
Tuesday, June 27, 7:30 pm
Archival footage and insightful interviews provide an on-the-ground perspective of ACT UP (the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) and its incredibly effective actions, which forced the US government and mainstream media to face the AIDS crisis. For more information, go to the program page.