Category: Marxism

AMMA ARIYAN (Report to Mother) Dir. John Abraham, 1986, Malayalam

You know me, Mother, don’t you. You know everything about me. I will keep you informed about everything that I come across, until the end of the journey. Just see for yourself, my paths; the sights that have been waiting me on my way… Lives have been sacrificed all through this deserted path of mine. […]

LAND AND FREEDOM (Dir. Ken Loach, 1995, UK/Spain/Germany/Italy) – Transformative Political Cinema

The POUM militia – The Workers Party of Marxist Unification. ‘Come, join in the only battle wherein no man can fail, Where whoso fadeth and dieth, yet his deed shall still prevail.’ The cinema of Loach is transformative. What this means is that his way of looking at reality, which is through a leftist internationalist […]