All cinema action films will soon be available here with trailers and as full downloads/streaming, either for free (for smaller films) or for a nominal fee.
59 minutes – 16mm/DVD – 1984
miners 74-84 is a film shown on Channel Four’s ‘Eleventh Hour’, six months into the 84/85 miners’ strike against pit closures.
63 minutes – 16mm/DVD – 1983
rocking the boat covers 12 years of struggle by the men and women of the upper reaches of the Clyde.
83 minutes – 16mm – 1981
so that you can live is a documentary filmed over five years showing the impact on one family in a South Wales valley community.
74 minutes – 16mm film – 1977
A documentary made with shipyard workers during the occupation and work-in at the Upper Clyde Shipbuilders from July 1971 to October 1972.
115 minutes – 16mm – 1975
viva portugal was made by a group of French and West German journalists (the English version was assembled by cinema action), and traces the first year of the Portuguese revolution.
49 mins – 16mm film – 1974/5
the miners’ film documents the industrial action by miners in the winter of 1973-4 which helped to bring down Edward Heath’s Tory government.
24 minutes – 16mm film – 1974/5
A campaign film supporting the dockers’ fight against redundancy, lay-offs and wage cuts caused by containerisation.
105 minutes – 16mm b/w – 1973
people of ireland documents the self-declared autonomous nationalist area of Free Derry in 1969.
33 minutes – 16mm b/w opt – 1972
hands off student unions supports the students’ struggle to preserve the autonomy of their union from the conditions of state control embodied in Thatcher’s education proposals.
21 mins – 16mm film – 1971
A campaign film supporting the fight to retain their jobs by the workers at Upper Clyde Shipyards who developed a new weapon for waging this fight – the occupation and the work-in.
6 minutes 13 seconds – 16mm/DVD – 1970
GEC1 is a film in support of the call by GEC Merseyside stewards for factory occupations by GEC workers
36 mins – 16mm B/W – 1970
fighting the bill documents the massive trade union and labour movement campaign against the Conservative government’s Industrial Relations Bill.
8 minutes 38 seconds – 16mm/DVD – 1970
vauxhall is a half silent partly animated campaign film against the introduction of Measured Day Work at the company.
17 minutes – 16mm b/w – 1969/70
Campaign film supporting squatters in various London boroughs resisting eviction by private landlords and the GLC.
22 minutes – b/w – 1969
A campaign film against GLC attempts to raise council rents.