Rebellion in Patagonia film show on July 2nd

Discussion in 'protest, direct action and demos' started by charlie mowbray, Jun 26, 2019.

  1. charlie mowbray

    charlie mowbray The Enforcer

    Forthcoming London ACG Meeting

    Tuesday 2nd July 7pm: London ACG – Film/Meeting

    At May Day Rooms, 88 Fleet Street, London EC4

    Rebellion in Patagonia- Film show followed by discussion

    Workers in Patagonia, influenced by anarchist ideas, demand improvements in pay and conditions. After employers at first agree to workers’ demands, which are supported by workers in other sectors and areas, the regional governor, under pressure from local employers, orders the paramilitary police to intervene to crush the movement. In response a general strike is declared, paralyzing the ports and wool production for export. The government backs the landowners, and soldiers are brought in to crush the strike.This dramatised account of the events directed in 1974 by Hector Olivera was banned by the Videla dictatorship in Argentina. Meeting convened by London Anarchist Communist group. Free.

    Eventbrite booking here:

    Rebellion in Patagonia
  2. Wilf

    Wilf Dances like a Christian

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