Film Length: 11:37 Thousands of students join the March For Our Lives to the State Capitol in St.Paul, Minnesota – one of over 800 marches across the USA, as over one million march in Washington. They were joined by students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, who kickstarted this huge movement after a shooter left 17 people dead. The emotional and powerful speeches from the Florida students – some only 14 – are added to by local students who led school walkouts, emphasising the fact that black, latino and indigenous people have been horrific levels of gun deaths for far too long without enough being done about it. Now these movements are starting to converge – with a determination not to stop until fundamental change is achieved. To get involved and for more information, go to the MarchForOurLives website, follow them on Facebook, and on Twitter.
Film Length: 12:40 Powerful protest at New York state government in Albany, as protestors testify to the horrors of the modern slavery that is mass incarceration. Nearly 70% of prisoners in the state – overwhelmingly […]
In the second half of March we went to the snowy plains of Northern Minnesota to the White Earth reservation, home to the Ojibwe First Nation. This is where activist have set […]
In 2018, Reel News went on a 14 week tour of North America to look at grassroots struggles around climate change, particularly struggles around a “just transition” from fossil fuels to renewable energy, where workers […]