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SchNEWS goes to the movies!

These films are 'information for action' - to inspire or inform you to get involved in the issues covered in them, produced in Brighton by SchMOVIES (apart from a couple). If you are involved in DIY video and have films you'd like to put here, get in contact. Listed below are the most recent films - see the rest in the category list on the lefthand column

To play these movies SchMOVIES recommends the free/open-source Videolan VLC media player, free to download at

SchNIPPETS - Lewes Rd Community Garden In Court
Brighton, June 2010, 5.06 mins

The much loved Lewes Rd Community Garden in Brighton finally get it's day in court. After a year this guerilla garden is under threat from developers who want to turn the land into another TESCOs and a betting shop. This was stage one of their master plan....

Download hi-res Mpeg (72 meg) click here
Download low-res FLV (21 meg) click here

For more coverage on the occupied garden see SchNEWS 677, 680
See also

SchNIPPETS - The Decommissoners Trial
Day One outside the court Brighton, June 2010, 3.16min

Short reportage of day one of the Decommisonners trial, where nine activists are on trial for smashing up the Brighton based bomb component factoty, EDO/ITT in Januray 2009. The trial is not so much if they are guilty but if EDO/ITT are guilty of illegally arming the Israeli military...

Download hi-res Mpeg (46 meg) click here
Download low-res FLV (320K) click here

See also

Every Fucking Week!
Footage of Smash EDO demo, Brighton, April 2010, 7.43 min

Short reportage of a recent incident at the bomb component making factory EDO/ITT in Brighton during one of the regular weekly noise demos. Just goes to show how much a few bods and a camera can pile on the pressure...

Download hi-res Mpeg (108 meg) click here
Download low-res FLV (33 meg) click here

See also

Imagine A Garden
The Story Of The Lewes Rd Community Garden, Brighton, June 2009, 15:04 min

Documenting the creation of the Lewes Rd Community Garden in Brighton which was squatted on the site of a disused ESSO garage by local residents in June 2009. The occupation is ongoing despite TESCOs claiming the land and wanting to build another store there... !!

Download hi-res Mpeg1 (157 meg) click here
Download low-res FLV (65 meg) click here

For more coverage on the occupied garden see SchNEWS 677, 680
See also

Smash EDO/ITT Anthology 2005-2009

A new collection of twelve SchMOVIES covering the Smash EDO/ITT's campaign efforts to shut down the Brighton based bomb factory since the company sought its draconian injunction against protesters in 2005. This series of films illustrate what lengths EDO and Sussex Police will go to stop the campaign and how Smash EDO hit back.

Available now

Or send cheques for the above amount made to 'Justice' to the address at the bottom of this page...

For more details click here

Conflict Alert
Demo in support of Gaza, January 2009, 6:37 min

Reportage from one of the big London marches and the civil disobedience and outrage that followed when Israel bombed the Gaza strip massacring hundreds during late 2008-Jan 2009.

Download hi-res Mpeg1 (68 meg) click here
Download low-res FLV (28 meg) click here

For more coverage on the Israeli attacks on Gaza in January 2009 see SchNEWS 661, 662, 663
See also

Brighton Gaza Demo, January 2009, 6:41 min

Another film the cops took in the raid (see SchNEWS 680). The Brighton leg of solidarity marches for the Gaza people being bombed to hell by Israel at the start of 2009.
WARNING! This film does contain some graphic Gaza casualty footage!

Download hi-res Mpeg1 (60 meg) click here
Download low-res FLV (29 meg) click here

For more coverage on the Israeli attacks on Gaza in January 2009 see SchNEWS 661, 662, 663
See also

Watch ITT!
Brighton Shut ITT! Demo, October 15th 2008, 13:23 min

One of the SchMOVIES that Sussex Police took away in the raid (see SchNEWS 680). Reportage from the second mass nationwide demo against the bomb component making EDO/ITT factory in Brighton. The film is also meant to act as a kind of caution for those that put political direct action films up on the web without checking the content through first...SchMOVIES are routinely downloaded by the Police...for our own protection of course... so Watch ITT!!!

Download hi-res Mpeg1 (136 meg) click here
Download low-res FLV (57 meg) click here

For more coverage on the Shut ITT demo on October 15th 2008 SchNEWS 651
See also

SchMOVIES 2008 DVD Collection 'Uncertified'

Films on this DVD include... The saga of On The verge – the film they tried to ban, the Newhaven anti-incinerator campaign, Forgive us our trespasses - as squatters take over an abandoned Brighton church, Titnore Woods update, protests against BNP festival and more...

click here to download - 39 sec, mpg format, 4.9 meg, Jan 2009.
To download 'Uncertified' on bit torrent (900meg) click here

Time Out At Titnore
Titnore Protest Camp, West Sussex

Update at Titnore Woods Protest Camp in Worthing now in it's third year where the forces of darkness want to trash ancient woodland to build a new housing development and another bloody Tescos.

click here to download - 4:29 min, mpg1 format, 34 meg, September 2008.

Campaign website -
See also Rough Music #20 - 1,000 Days And Counting -

Little Britain
BNP 'Festival' protests

The far-right British National Party held their second “festival” (yes, that's right the BNP hold festivals now) in Derbyshire in August 2008. Only one person turned up last year to protest against this fascist festival - this year, however, was a different story.

click here to download - 8:07 min, mpg1 format, 61 meg, August 2008.

See Red, Blue & Whitey in SchNEWS 643
Antifa -

Newhaven anti-incinerator campaign

With democratic resistance thwarted and the go ahead given for the Newhaven Incinerator to be built, the campaign to stop this monstrous toxic facility is stepped up.

click here to download - 8:40 min, mpg1 format, 66 meg, July 2008.

Campaign website -

Forgive Us Our Trespasses
London Rd, Brighton church squat

Christian charity is put to the test when squatters occupy a disused church on London Rd, Brighton as part of a global days of action for squats and autonomous spaces.

click here to download - 9:43 min, mpg1 format, 61 meg, May/July 2008.

See Pew Crew in SchNEWS 638
Advisory Service For Squatters -

Batons 'n' Bombs
Carnival Against The Arms Trade 4th June 2008

Coverage of 'Red Wednesday', Smash EDO's mass nationwide mobilisation against the Brighton bomb making factory, recently taken over by nazi scumbags ITT. With a large turnout and a minimal police presence no one was sure what to expect.... and it turns out nor did the police.

click here to download - 16.20 min, mpg1 format, 123 meg, July 2008.

For report on 'Red Wednesday', see SchNEWS 634

For more about Smash EDO see

Verging On The Ridiculous
SchMOVIE about the Smash EDO campaign gets suppressed.

The story of the nationwide police suppression of ‘On The Verge’, firstly at its Brighton premiere and then as it toured around the country.

click here to download - 8:22min, mpg format, 65 meg, March 2008.

See Showstoppers in SchNEWS 625, also

On The Verge - OUT NOW

Order the DVD. £6 incl. postage, with profits going to the Smash EDO Campaign. Send a cheque written to 'Justice' to the address below, and paypal will be set up shortly - promise.

Bit Torrent - Download the whole 90 minute film in fairly good quality (900meg mpg). To start the download click here and it will open in your bit torrent program. If you haven't got one, get the free open source Azureus.

On The Verge - The trailerOn The Verge – Trailer
for the full-length Smash EDO campaign film.

On The Verge tells the story of one of the most persistent and imaginative direct action campaigns to emerge out of the UK's anti-war movement.

click here to download trailer - 1.30 min, MPEG1 format, 37.8meg, Dec 2007.

* For updates about On The Verge and release information click here

Smash EDO Tour March-June 2008

The Smash EDO campaign has begun a tour of the UK and screening On The Verge - the new full length Smash EDO SchMOVIES film - at every venue. The tour will give those involved in the campaign the chance to discuss tactics, get feedback, and organise for the future.
* Screenings are being closed by the police, including the premiere at the Duke Of Yorks Cinema in Brighton. Several venues around the country due to host the tour have already been intimidated by police. To read about it click here
* For current dates and other tour info click here

TAKE THREE – SchMOVIES Collection DVD 2007
*** OUT NOW ***

This is the third SchMOVIES DVD collection featuring short direct action films produced by SchMOVIES in 2007, covering Hill Of Tara Protests, Smash EDO, Naked Bike Ride, The No Borders Camp at Gatwick, Class War plus many others.

Get a copy now...

or, send a cheque written out to 'Justice' to the address at the bottom of the page...

Please make sure to enter your shipping address on paypal, as it doesn't give us this information automatically.

Click here to download the trailer - (1.30mins, MPEG1 format, 16.2meg, Dec 2007)

V For Video Activist
SchMOVIES DVD Collection 2006

The pick of the SchMOVIES produced in 2006, covering events across the UK such as the Smash EDO campaign, protest camps at Titnore Woods and Shepton Mallet, the Camp For Climate Action, anti-war demos at Parliament Square in the face of SOPCA laws, community resistance to the M74 motorway in Glasgow, and more... One theme that runs through these films is the blatant use of a 'political police force' to protect corporations and war criminals rather than uphold the law. But despite this, people are prepared to take direct action and not let a police state goosestep in. Remember... People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people.

Temporarily out of stock - damn this market based resource allocation system! Check again soon.

Crap Arrest Of The WeekCrap Arrest Copper

Here it is - that 'crap arrest' moment we've been searching for for ten years - courtesy of a friendly copper at the 2005 Big Green Gathering...

Click Here To Download (approx 30 secs, 1.3meg, Quicktime format, August 2005)

SchMOVIES DVD - 2005

PLACE YOUR ORDER NOW - £6 (including P&P) Contact the SchNEWS Office 01273 685913 or email

An eclectic collection spanning the G8 protests in Scotland this year, the SMASH EDO campaign (with Mark Thomas), the CRE8 Summit and MAD PRIDE to name a few. These are high resolution screening copies of some of the best SchMOVIES of 2005 (including some which not on this website) There are plenty of extras which also include a SchNEWS at DSEI special.

Buy this and help keep SchNEWS free.

If you have footage of recent demos or positive projects on the go get in touch with us. We can't promise to give all of them a SchNEWS film treatment but we'll have a go. Contact us on the link below.

For comments about these films please contact SchNEWS

Reports From The Verge - Smash EDO/ITT Anthology 2005-2009
Reports From The Verge - The Smash EDO/ITT Anthology 2005-2009 is OUT NOW
* For details click here

Uncertified - SchMOVIES DVD Collection 2009
Uncertified - SchMOVIES DVD Collection 2008 - OUT now
* For details click here
* To see trailer click here
* For torrent (900meg) click here

On The Verge
On The Verge
- the Smash EDO campaign film

Out Now
* For details
click here
* To see the trailer click here
* To order DVD click here
* Torrent file to download full film (900meg, mpg1) click here

Take Three - The SchMOVIES DVD Collection 2007

Take Three - The SchMOVIES DVD Collection 2007. To order a copy click here... To view trailer click here

V For Video Activist

V For Video Activist - SchMOVIES DVD Collection 2006

For more click here

OUT NOW - £6 (including P&P). Contact the SchNEWS Office 01273 685913 or email

SchMOVIES DVD Collection 2005

SchMOVIES DVD - 2005

Click here for more info


£6 (including P&P) Contact the SchNEWS Office 01273 685913 or email

SchNEWS At Ten - the movie

SchNEWS At Ten - The Movie

A rollocking 74 minute journey through ten years of party and protest.

For more info click here

Click here to view the trailer (1.20min, 4meg, quicktime format)

Available now for a fiver including p&p click here.