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A Post-colonial Review: Goran Olsson's "Concerning Violence" unpicked

That ‘Concerning Violence’ is a shocking, harrowing and at times difficult film is evident from its title. What makes the film so arresting to watch is its ability to force us, at times in an aggressive manner, to reconsider our position as a Western viewer. 803 more words


We can't breathe!

When we revolt it’s not for a particular culture.

We revolt simply because, for many reasons,

we can no longer breathe..

- Frantz Fanon


Remembering Titans in Revolution: Fanon and Mandela

This weekend is an important one as it marks the deaths of two iconic figures in protest and revolution. Today (Dec 6, 2014) marks 53 years since the death Martinican psychiatrist and philosopher Frantz Fanon. 807 more words

Racial Justice

Fanon at the Movies: Concerning Violence

This review by Jeremy Martin appeared in Good Magazine. Follow the link below for the original report and the documentary’s trailer.

If you’re going to author a book as upsetting to the global status quo as… 627 more words


Curzon Soho & director Göran Olsson presents...

Violence is scary. It’s hard to watch. This was my first thought about what the actual experience of watching Olsson’s documentary based on the essay by the same name in Frantz Fanon’s book ‘The Wretched of the Earth’ (1961) would be like. 679 more words

African 20th century liberation movements, film review

This video says about itself:

Concerning Violence – Official Trailer

A film by Goran Hugo Olsson, 2014, Sweden/U.S.A./Denmark/Finland.

By John Green in Britain:

Friday 28th November 2014…

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Human Rights

Exodus: Gods and Kings (Where are the black people)

“The Negro enslaved by his inferiority, the white man enslaved by his superiority alike behave in accordance with a neurotic orientation.”
― Frantz Fanon, Black Skin, White Masks…

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