NYC Anarchist Film Festival in Honor of Brad Will

The 2010 NYC Anarchist Film Festival was held in honor of the life and work of Brad Will, a beloved friend and comrade, murdered by a government sniper in Oaxaca, Mexico on October 27, 2006, as he was filming.

In past years, talented and courageous independent and anarchist filmmakers from around the world have traveled to NYC to screen their brilliant films. The NYC AFF is a community forum to share and experience and discuss politically controversial, artistic, creative and socially diverse media.

The 2010 film festival was held on Friday April 16th, in the basement of Judson Church (55 Washington Square South) from 5pm to 12 midnight.


5pm - Experimental Videos - Video art engaging the idea of self, creativity and our relationship with the state

6pm - We are Everywhere - Anarchist Projects, Actions and Narratives from around the world. Videos from Mexico, Palestine, Europe, Eastern Europe and Asia

7pm - Squat Me - films about reclaiming private and public space for the common good. Followed by discussion

8pm - Enviromental Justice - Films dealing with enviromental justice issues from Nigeria to Copenhagen to United States.

9pm - The Police State - Films about suppression of resistance movements in United States and elsewhere. Democracy 101 a film about the police tactics during the G20 protests in Pittsburgh last september.

10pm - Insurrection Now - From New York To Greece - Fuck the Police - Includes presentation about current occupy everything projects in california and Immersive Film about the Anarchist Rebellion in Greece

11pm - Surprise Real Time interactive audio perfomance by members of VOID collective from Athens and other guests.

Statement from International Anarchist Media Collective (I AM) regarding the Police Raid on 13 Thames art and organizing space

Regardless of these attacks, the film festival will happen as planned on Friday April 16, 2010 at Judson Memorial Church. The voice of decentralized creative communities will not be silenced by police repression.

They cannot stop us with illegal raids and targeted harassment, because we are everywhere.

Video of Police Raid on 13 Thames St art space

Trailer for 4th NYC Anarchist Film Festival in Honor of Brad Will

Thank you to everyone who has submitted films for this years festival. We will have the festival program up soon.

There will be an opening party on Thursday, April 15th at 13 Thames st art space, Brooklyn

Last year's NYC Anarchist Film Festival