Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Black Block - (full documentary)

Black Block from Cantelyngrado on Vimeo.

Carlo Augusto Bachschmidt | Italy | 76min.

Repression is part and parcel of democracy a power system that, while it needs legitimacy, also requires control, and redefining the limits within which being "free citizens." It is often necessary to counter the enemy to the point of making it inoffensive. Genoa's G8 Summit in 2001 demonstrated this in the fiercest of ways.Through Lena, Niels, Chabi, Mina, Dan, Michael and Muli, the film aims to restore the testimony of those who experienced the violence in the raid on the Diaz school and the torture at the Bolzaneto detention centre.

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