Indie exhibitors & mental health/care activists Other Ways To Care announce a new streaming season of films “in solidarity with university communities fighting the hostile environment in neoliberal times” (10 FEB to 19 MAR 2021 – FREE!).
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New streaming season SICK, TIRED, & ANGRY – UNITE! is presented by mental health/care activists Other Ways To Care. The series of four online events streams in support of current action taking place in and around colleges and university sites in the United Kingdom.
The organisers are standing in solidarity with students, staff and surrounding communities who have “long fought neoliberal managerial policies in higher education. We stand alongside rent strikes, in-house campaigns, industrial action, ASOS, marking boycotts, occupations.”
The series of films is intended to open up space for conversations about the stresses on students and workers in and the communities around higher education and includes titles that reflect those themes. Other Ways To Care say this of their events:
These are places to coalesce, vegetate, zone in, maintain, trace the shape of this moment and advance our shared fights and those we join in solidarity.Other Ways To Care
Scroll on for details of the film programme and how to join in Sick, Tired & Angry – Unite!
Films streaming in this season.
MODERN TIMES d. Charlie Chaplin, 1936 + SOLA d. Zoltán Debreczeni, 2020
#1 Workload: WED 10 FEB 19:30
These films will be screened back to back, followed by post-screening discussion.
I AM SOMEBODY d. Madeline Anderson, 1970 + UNITED VOICES d. Hazel Falck 2020
#2 Struggle: WED 24 FEB 19:30
These films will be screened with a pause between films, followed by post-screening discussion.
THE HORNSEY FILM d. Pat Holland, 1970
#3 Occupation: WED 10 MAR 19:30
This will be an interrupted film screening.
ESTADO DE MALESTAR d. María Ruido, 2019
#4 Reclaim: FRI 19 MAR 19:30
This will be an interrupted film screening.
Quick links to the venue/box office.
To attend any or all of the screenings, you can register online through Other Ways To Care’s eventbrite page.
The organisers will send you a reminder ahead of each screening and to keep you posted about what’s coming next. You will also be sent a link before each screening to watch the film & take part in the online activities. Each session will last around two hours and will include breaks for discussion and comfort throughout.
This series will take place online on the platform Metastream. The platform works in Firefox and Chrome browsers, and may require you to install an extension.
Please note: Other Ways To Care tell us that Metastream does not support smartphones, nor the browser Safari, nor Android tablets.
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