FILM SCREENING: THE HOUR OF LIBERATION HAS ARRIVED (1974)

Violeta Parra Stage 320 West 37th Street, New York

In the late ‘60s, Dhofar rose up against the British-backed Sultanate of Oman, in a democratic, feminist guerrilla movement. Join us for a documentary following that struggle.

Red Books Day 2022: All day Festival

Join 1804 Books and The People’s Forum for a celebration of leftist texts for Red Books Day, an annual holiday commemorating the publication of the Communist Manifesto in 1848. We’ll be open on a Sunday(!) so you can enjoy all the day will have to offer. Help us stand in solidarity with revolutionary thinkers and writers against fascism and right-wing repression!

FILM SCREENING: PAUL ROBESON: HERE I STAND (1999)

Paul Robeson Screening Room 320 West 37th Street, New York, NY

Come watch a documentary on the revolutionary actor, athlete, and activist, Paul Robeson, who our theater room is named in celebration of!

FILM SCREENING: LUCIA (1968)

Paul Robeson Screening Room 320 West 37th Street, New York, NY

Join us for a screening of Lucía, a movie directed by renowned Cuban filmmaker, Humberto Solás!

FILM SCREENING: LEILA AND THE WOLVES (1984)

Paul Robeson Screening Room 320 West 37th Street, New York, NY

Join us for another film directed by Heiny Srour, about Leila, a young Lebanese woman in London who time-travels through twentieth-century Lebanon and Palestine.

Film Screening & Discussion: The End of Capitalism by Pachamama (Mother Earth)

Josina Machel & Michael Ratner Combined Classroom 320 West 37th Street, New York, NY

A film screening of an interview with Brazilian indigenous activist Ailton Krenak, on his long-time activism to protect Mother Earth and fight against capitalism. The in-person screening will be followed by a virtually held discussion with a young indigenous leader and activists.

FILM SCREENING: FATMA 75 (1975)

Director Selma Baccar combines fiction and re-enactment with interviews and archival material to vividly illustrate the intersecting histories of Tunisian independence and women’s emancipation.

Celebrating Marielle Franco: a screening of “Seeds: Black Women in Power”

Paul Robeson Screening Room 320 West 37th Street, New York, NY

This film shows the aftermath of the tragic assassination of Marielle Franco, the only Black councilwoman from the city of Rio de Janeiro, and how it inspired Black women across Brazil to run for office. Followed by discussion with director.

Film Screening of WE STILL HERE / NOS TENEMOS

The People's Forum 320 West 37th Street, New York, NY

Come see this award-winning documentary that addresses the government's disregard and poor relief management during Hurricane Maria.

Freedom Summer Film Series – H2 Worker

Paul Robeson Screening Room 320 West 37th Street, New York, NY

H2 Worker is a powerful documentary about sugar cane harvesting in Florida, America's flawed and abusive guest worker program and the Jamaican laborers it exploits.