At Gourbi at 17h30, the l’Ambazada at 20h30 !
- 17h30 at Gourbi : informal and free meeting, with exchanges according to those in presence. And, if the weather permits, a stroll on the various squats and projects destroyed during the recent eviction period.
- 20h30 at l'Ambasada : « "Exarcheia, a zad in the city center? »
Exarcheia has become an emblem: an insubordinate neighborhood in the heart of Athens.Ten years after the uprising of 2008, what is the day-to-day life like for the inhabitants of this neighborhood?How are the revolutionaries organized?What are their past references and future aspirations?
- GIORGOS OF THE ANARHIST GROUP ROUVIKONAS
Based in the heart of Exarcheia and very famous in Greece, this anarchist group has been multiplying its actions against all powers for several years and is often in the news. Despite the disturbing propaganda against him, they enjoy great popularity among the oppressed and gives a brave and supportive image to Anarchism. Many of its members are also involved in the fight against Golden Dawn in the center of Athens and in self-directed solidarity initiatives.
- MIMI OF THE MIGRANTS SQUAT NOTARA 26
As the first historic squat of the refugee crisis in 2015 in the center of Athens, the Notara 26 occupies a building belonging to the Ministry of Labor in the north-west of the district. In 2016, the squat was the victim of a fascist incendiary attack, but was quickly rebuilt. In total, it has welcomed more than 6,000 migrants of 15 different nationalities, including many children, in a framework of self-management, solidarity and direct democracy.
Squat!Net link Notara26 : https://en.squat.net/tag/notara-26/
- PERSEUS AND KINIMATINI OF THE CONTRA-INFO MEDIA PERSEUS999
A well-known counter-media in Greece and beyond, Perseus999 is a YouTube channel that offers another look at libertarian and anti-authoritarian resistance in Athens: videos in the heart of riots, anti-fascist actions, rebellious music, reports of political events and irrefutable evidence of repression.
YouTube channel Perseus999 : https://www.youtube.com/user/Perseus999
- AND THE DOC MAKER YANNIS YOULOUNTAS
A libertarian and antifascist activist close to the three groups above, initiator of solidarity actions and convoys to Exarcheia, Yannis is also the author of a book on the neighborhood (Exarcheia la noire at Libertaires Editions) and the director of the trilogy "Let’s not live like slaves ", "I struggle therefore I am", and Love and Revolution. He will be releasing excerpts from the third film showing Rouvikonas, Notara 26 and Perseus 999 in action and will assist with translation during the exchanges.