Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Art/Culture


Teófila, armed with courage, the first Indigenous woman film-maker in Mexico

Her documentary from 35 years ago warned that the refinery would contaminate the sea and do away with fishing. It hurts her that technology has changed human beings and that they don’t think about their culture. Oaxaca, Oaxaca (pagina3.mx). Teofila,…

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Anti-capitalist solidarity: Make a donation to acquire artesanía zapatista

Show Your Support for Zapatista Autonomy: Make a donation for blouses & purses, hand-embroidered and created by Zapatista women artists in Chiapas! The year 2020 has made our call and our work for solidarity and justice across borders even more…

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Oscar Chávez, “big brother” to the Zapatistas

By: Luis Hernández Navarro Oscar Chávez was a leading figure in the formation of a critical mass culture and in the sentimental education of several generations. He kept the Mexican popular songbook alive. He recuperated and spread the songs of…

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CompArte: The Emiliano Zapata Community Festival

Saturday, August 17, 2019 12 Noon to 4 PM Art * Music * Vendors * Zapatismo Omni Commons Ballroom 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland Requested donation: $5-$10 (Sliding Scale, no one turned away for lack of funds) for more info: Facebook:…

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Film successes and contemporaneous Mexican racism

By: Mariana Mora* The figure of Yalitza Aparicio opened a debate about racism in Mexico, but Yalitza is not the answer to combatting racism in the country. Although many will say the opposite, Roma does not unmask the underlying racism…

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ANOTHER FORM OF LIFE IS POSSIBLE

Sunday, January 27, 2019 –  5pm, (doors open at 4:30) Omni Commons, 4799 Shattuck Ave, Oakland, CA Liberated Lens and the Chiapas Support Committee present: A program of documentary shorts on the anti-capitalist Resistance in southern Mexico. The Resistance shares many…

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Be the dream! Support Zapatista parents & children build schools

Join us in a solidarity action: Be the dream! Support Zapatista parents & children build schools Dear Friends & Supporters of the Chiapas Support Committee, Our warmest wishes to you in this season of holidays filled with joyous struggles for…

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Join us for a screening of Corazón del tiempo (Heart of Time)

Corazón del Tiempo | Heart of Time Thursday, December 6, 2018 – 7-10 PM (Doors open at 6:30 pm Omni Commons Ballroom, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland, CA  94609 Requested Donation: $5-$15 (Sliding Scale, No one turned away for lack of…

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Join us for CompArte III: The Springtime of the Peoples

DEAR FRIENDS! The Chiapas Support Committee is inviting you to the third annual CompArte: The Emiliano Zapata Community Festival, being held on Saturday, August 11, 2018, 1:00-5:00pm at the Omni Commons community center, 4799 Shattuck Avenue, in Oakland. This year’s gathering is…

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Palestine report back concert

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