Brighton Squatter Tales #2 – International Squatter Convergence [ENG] 2mins 8mb MP4

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Jun 262012
 

Brighton Squatter Tales #2

Date: 2012, Country: UK, City:Brighton, Language: Eng, Length: 2mins, Size: 8mb Type: mp4 Filmaker: SchMovies.

Short reportage SchMOVIE from the 2012 Brighton International Squatter Convergence… which happened in May in a huge reclaimed department store – see SNOB for more details

Brighton Squatter Tales #3 (ENG) 6mins 38mb flv

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May 242012
 

The Autonomous Homeless Shelter

Date: 2012, Country: UK, City:Brighton, Language: Eng, Length: 6mins, Size: 38mb Type: flv Filmaker: SchMovies.

The day after the Queen’s Jubilee the Autonomous Homeless Shelter (AHS) – a squatted building in Brighton for the homeless – received its court papers. The ongoing squat had been housing 15 vulnerable homeless and non-substance dependent people for six months.
Faced with imminent eviction the AHS staged an all-night sleep over outside Brighton town hall in protest…

[The building has now been evicted but they’ve moved to another one!]

Brighton Squatter Tales #1 (ENG) FLV 7min 58mb

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Nov 232011
 


Brighton Squatter Tales #1

Date: 2011, Country: UK, City:Brighton, Language: Eng, Length: 7mins, Size: 58mb Type: flv Filmaker: SchMovies.

On November 5 2011, Brighton squatters took to the streets in protest against the forthcoming criminalisation of squatting. A move which will only make things worth for the homeless and indeed anyone taking direct action to house themselves. This film includes the last footage of activist Mark Rivers, who died tragically that night.

Leegstand zonder zorgen [NL] / Carefree Vacant Living [ENG]

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Jan 262011
 

Leegstand zonder zorgen / Carefree Vacant Living (mp4)

Date: 21 january 2011, Country: The Netherlands, City:?, Title: Leegstand zonder zorgen, Language: Dutch [ENG subtitles], Length: 0.54 hour, Size: 336mb Maker: Abel Hejkamp

Website: http://leegstandzonderzorgen.nl

Leegstand zonder zorgen is een reportage waarin 7 bewoners van de 2 grootste antikraakbureaus Camelot en Ad Hoc worden gevolgd

This is a a film about antisquat, tracking seven people using Camelot and Ad Hoc. You can also watch it with English subtitles

Mare Street Squatters, London [ENG] 2mins 10mb mp4

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Aug 242010
 

Bailiffs Attempt to Evict Mare Street Squatters

Date: 2010, Country: UK, City: London, Language: ENG, Length: 2 mins, Size: 10mb Type:

Squatters and their supporters were determined to stop the eviction of an occupied social centre in Hackney, East London. They constructed barricades and declared that they would peacefully resist any attempt to remove them. On the morning of the 17th August High Court bailiffs tried unsuccessfully to remove the squatters.
17-08-10, Hackney, London, UK (the place was later evicted).

War At The Door – Bristol Housing Action Movement webm 57mb [ENG]

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Jul 212009
 

War At The Door – Bristol Housing Action Movement 57mb English 2009

Filmmaker: Unknown

This series War At The Door was transmitted on BBC1 in 2005.
Revived in 1984, Bristol Housing Action (BHAM) is a non-heirarchical collective of squatters and their supporters. We help provide housing and other support for homeless people. We do everything possible to make sure we don’t turn anyone, however challenging their circumstances, away from being housed somewhere in Bristol.
We are committed to the opening of community spaces and to solidarity with existing social centres.We campaign against the privatisation of public land and housing and for the defence of public space.
Links to other squatting organisations and resources

Advisory Service for Squatters http://www.squatter.org.uk/
Squatting all over the world http://www.squat.net

Donkey squat, Bruges not a love story flv 7min 43mb English

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Jan 012008
 

Donkey squat, Bruges not a love story flv Date: 2008, Country: Belgium, City: Bruges, Title: Donkey squat, Bruges not a love story, Language: English, length: 7mins, size: 43mb
BELGIUM – “/People from all over europe have been visiting donkey squat, but next week shall be a sad one. The donkey squatters have to make an appearance in the court room and are likely to be expelled from the house (and convent). It’s mainly the city of Bruges who wants the youngsters out of there, because they don’t fit into the mayor’s fairytale idea of Bruges and it’s touriDate: 2008, Country: Belgium, City: Bruges, Title: Donkey squat, Language: Flemish/English, length: 7mins, size: 43mbsts.” Actually some of the residents now live in the front of the building. More info –
http://www.donkeykollektief.org