Shop owners are building barricades, people are fleeing the city, demonstrators are clashing with the police and the German agency for fighting crime LKA is predicting sabotage and fire in the next days – the G20 Summit has finally arrived in Hamburg. To oppose violence, Cinema for Peace is planning to show to protesters at the hotspots Schanzenviertel, Stadtpark and Entenwerder the film Everyday Rebellion as an example for nonviolent resistance.
Everyday Rebellion is a story about the richness of peaceful protest, acted out every day by passionate people from Spain, Iran, Syria, Ukraine, USA, UK, and Serbia. These methods are inventive, funny and non-violent. Nonviolence has scientifically been proven to be more effective and successful than violent protest.
St. Pauli Stadium, July 5th, 10pm : We Will Rise
In We Will Rise: Michelle Obama’s Mission to Educate Girls Around the World, the First Lady, Meryl Streep, Freida Pinto and CNN’s Isha Sesay take a journey to Morocco and Liberia, where they meet young women overcoming incredible odds to change their lives.
St. Pauli Stadium, July 5th, 11pm: Pray the Devil Back to Hell
The film reconstructs the way the civil war in Liberia galvanized a coalition of Christian and Muslim women to rise up and, through nonviolent tactics, put pressure on their government to pursue peace talks.
St. Pauli Stadium, July 6th, 10pm: Before the Flood
The Leonardo DiCaprio and Fisher Stevens’ look at how climate change affects our environment and what society can do to prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems and native communities across the planet.
Kino Nächte Barmbek, July 7th, 10pm: The Borneo Case
In The Borneo Case, documentary filmmakers Erik Pauser and Dylan Williams spend five years intimately following the trail of an unlikely group of activists whose aim is to investigate how profits from the illegal logging that has annihilated more than 90% of the Malaysian Borneo Rainforest, have been money laundered into property portfolios all around the world.
Kino Nächte Barmbek, July 7th, 11.30pm: Das Grüne Gold
Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas investigates the foreign land-investments and exposes their impact on people’s lives in disadvantaged countries. In the pursuit of truth, the filmmakers meet investors, development bureaucrats, persecuted journalists, struggling environmentalists and small farmers deprived of their land.
SchanzenKino 73, July 8th, 6pm: Blood in the Mobile
The current agenda of a Republican party and Donald Trump features repealing Dodd-Frank Act – a rule requiring American companies to account for their use of conflict minerals. “Blood in the Mobile” shows the dark sides of our cell phone production: how manufacturers can fuel wars across the borders, and points to the importance of an international regulations and certified trade.
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