AGA movie night: Matewan

matewan-posterComing Saturday evening the AGA will be playing a movie in the library from 7-ish. Join us!

The movie we’re showing is the American masterpiece Matewan (1987):

Mingo County, West Virginia, 1920. Coal miners, struggling to form a union, are up against company operators and the gun thugs of the notorious Baldwin-Felts detective agency. Black and Italian miners, brought in by the company to break the strike, are caught between the two forces. UMWA organizer and dual-card Wobbly Joe Kenehan determines to bring the local, Black, and Italian groups together. While Kenehan and his story are fictional, the setting and the dramatic climax are historical; Sid Hatfield, Cabell C. Testerman, C. E. Lively and the Felts brothers were real-life participants, and ‘Few Clothes’ is based on a character active several years previously.

[Helaas heeft deze film geen ondertiteling! Unfortunately no subtitels!]

The library is open from 2 o’clock, We’ll be serving lentilsoup, bread and gluten free olives from 6.

See you Saturday!

Anarchistische Bieb dicht 5 okt/ Anarchist Library closed 5 oct.

De Anarchistische Bieb is deze zaterdag de 5e oktober dicht in verband met de Ladyfest dat daar plaatsvindt. Kortom ga vooral naar de Binnenpret, alleen boeken kunnen er niet geleend worden (wel teruggebracht).

Meer info: http://ladyfestamsterdam.wordpress.com/

The Anarchist Library is closed this saturday the 5th of october because of Ladyfest that’s happening there. So go to the Binnenpret for the Ladyfest, but you can’t borrow books there this saturday (returning books is possible however).

More info: http://ladyfestamsterdam.wordpress.com/

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