Friday, October 16, 2009

Art, Activism and Analysis: A New Series on Free Speech TV (Trailer)

Paper Tiger Television will present ART, ACTIVISM and ANALYSIS a 13-part curated series highlighting some of our most outstanding shows. The series presents a chronological look at how the content and style of the collective's work has changed since 1981. It covers a wide range of topics from racism, classism, DIY media, domestic violence, the prison-industrial complex, media conglomeration and displacement... just to name a few. Broadcast dates TBD but look for it sometime in late 2009 or early 2010 on Free Speech TV! Tune in!

Friday, October 9, 2009

Right to the City trailer

This is the trailer for our first collaborative documentary with IndyVideo
(the video component of the

The Right to the City (RTTC) is a documentary about the
New York coalition
of many groups which are giving a
unified response to gentrification and a call to halt
the displacement of low-income people, LGBTQ, and
youths of color from their
historic urban neighborhoods.
The RTTC is a national alliance of racial, economic
and environmental justice organizations. Groups like Picture the Homeless, Make the
Road, Mothers on the
Move... and also academics such as David Harvey are part
of the local movement.

The 28-minute documentary will come out soon.
Look for
broadcast dates and information about local screenings
on our website in the next few weeks.

For more information check this out:

Friday, October 2, 2009

Let Them Eat (Stinky) Cheese!

On Thursday, September 24th, 2009, members of Times Up! orchestrated a bike ride and “Funky Protest Cheese Party” at Union Square to protest the privatization and transformation of the park’s Pavilion into a private upscale restaurant, a plan proposed by Danny Meyer and the Union Square Partnership. Through funky dance, protestors interrupted the annual private “dinner” for supporters of the privatization of the Pavilion, a place that is considered a birthplace of the Labor Movement and a historically important site for Free Speech: it’s an idea that stinks!