Documentary and Research
The first fracture, was austerity. In 2008 the stability and predictability of British life was taken away. The word Austerity was introduced to the common vanuclar. For those lives turned upside down, it was the lived experience of a government waging war on the least advantaged in society. Today Austerity has become a forgotten word in British politics, used for a while as a political football and the rise of Jeremy Corbyn. Today Brexit has dominated the headlines and British consciousness, while austerity and hopelessness has become reality for many.
In this episode we meet the rebels, a group of eco warriors from across the world meet at an occupied housing estate in North London.
The film shows their first adventure as they attempt to stop the destruction of social housing in London.
In this film they take on billionaire tycoon Guy Hands, who after buying the estate during a mas land purchase deal of the MOD, from then Hands company Annington Homes has leased to local authorities for the housed to be used for social housing. Now Annington want so to redevelop the land for luxury housing, and evicting the exciting tenants. The rebels want to save the houses and keep them for social housing. The situation came noticed by Radical Left wing groups who had setup protest across London.
Sweetsopia the name of the compound that grew to house the people that came to support, people that came from all over the world. An Anarchist self proclaimed separate state from the United Kingdom.
In this film we go inside this anarchist world to discover who they are, how they live and what they believe.
What happened next is history.
This video is of Class War on the Streets of Camden. There message is one of intimidation to the general public and a fuck you to the ruling classes. The group recently reformed and originally existed in the form of News Paper. Antifa, Black Block, Class War are all interrelated Anarchist groups, with individuals crossing socially and for various causes.
The film is a death sonnet to Britain, a slow creeping changing of the ages, from the perspective of a boomer and working class. Told through the lens of the car culture, The future has never looked so bleak as lack of opportunity meets social media, leaving the reality that was for so long a dying memory of a generation.
Andy is the embodiment of Proud, someone who wants to be the best and his country be the best. His car red victor is a dream, born out of struggle and pain, despite being beaten and out of money he has fought on, with the support of his family and the support of his fans, who have crowdfunded the money to enable the race to continue.