Documentary in new online film series: Zapatista | where reality is more real

Zapatista is the definitive look at the uprising in Chiapas. It is the story of a Mayan peasant rebellion armed with sticks and their word against a first world military. It is the story of a global movement that has fought 175,000 federal troops to a stand still and transformed Mexican and international political culture forever.

Chiapas Support Committee

The Chiapas Support Committee presents a new online program:

¡Viva Zapata Film Series!
rebellious films | películas rebeldes

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Join us for the first screening in this series. We will be showing the documentary, ZAPATISTA, as the first installment of our new online film series.

Register here to receive the link to the online screening, showing online Sunday, July 12, 2020, 2:00–4:00pm.

The film screening will be followed by circle discussion with members of the Chiapas Support Committee in partnership with PM Press and A Radical Guide.

The Reality seen through this camera is more real.
—Subcomandante Marcos

The Zapatista uprising on January 1, 1994, has been the camera through which the anti-capitalist struggle has become more real, possible and desirable.

The EZLN, the Zapatista Army of Liberation (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN), broke the capitalist encirclement on the day U.S. “free” trade neoliberalism crossed into…

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