Rebel Films: Fall 2017

Toronto Socialist Action Presents


OISE, 252 Bloor Street West [at the St. George Station]

Everyone is welcome. $4 Donation Requested


Friday, September 22, 7 p.m. @ OISE 5-280

I Am Not Your Negro

1h 33 min | 2017

Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House. Norman Otis Richmond, producer of Diasporic Music on Black Rock, will open the discussion.

Friday, September 29, 7 p.m. @ OISE 5-150

Ukraine on Fire

1h 35 min | 2016 | Documentary

New perspectives on 2014’s Maidan Massacre and the overthrow of Ukrainian leader Viktor Yanukovych. Konstantin Goulich, Russian community activist and long-time observer of events in Ukraine, will lead off the discussion.

Friday, October 6, 7 p.m. @ OISE 5-150


1h 40 min | 2016 | Crime Film/Documentary

Explores the history of racial inequality in the United States, focusing on the fact that its prisons are disproportionately filled with African-Americans.

Friday, October 13, 7 p.m. @ OISE 5-150

Angry Inuk

1h 25 min | 2016 | Documentary

A Canadian feature-length documentary film that defends the Inuit seal hunt, arguing the hunt is a vital means for Inuit peoples to sustain themselves.

Friday, October 20, 7 p.m. @ OISE 5-280

Migrant Dreams

1h 28 min | 2016 | Documentary

The untold story of migrant agricultural workers who are struggling under Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program. The film examines the lives of a group of resisting migrant women.

Friday, October 27, 7 p.m. @ OISE 5-150

Every Cook Can Govern: The Life, Impact & Work of CLR James

2h 1 min | 2016 | Documentary

This historical tour-de-force interweaves never-before-seen footage of C.L.R. James and astute analysis from leading scholars of his work.

Friday, November 3, 7 p.m. @ OISE 5-150

From Czar to Lenin

1h 8 min | 1937 | Documentary

A cinematic account of the Russian Revolution. A classic. Barry Weisleder, co-editor of Socialist Action newspaper, will will make a presentation to mark the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution.