This gripping feature documentary chronicles how Angela Davis, a young UCLA philosophy lecturer, became one of the world's legendary black radical activists. Pivoting around Davis' involvement in an infamous courthouse hostage case, director Shola Lynch combines extensive archival footage, period recreation and rare present-day access to Davis herself to produce a gripping and epic telling of the story. 9pm. Greater Union Russel st, City.

Women of the Revoluton: From Tunisia, to Egypt, Yemen & Iran


Jiselle Hanna, Egyptian Feminist & Australia-Asia Worker Links

Margarita Windisch, Socialist Alliance

Resistance Centre
Druids House, level 5
407 Swanston St, City (opp RMIT)

Speaker: Nic Maclellan, journalist and researcher will talk on the impacts of global warming and the impact of rising sea levels in the Pacific islands; how climate change is affecting livelihoods for people living in our region and how government climate change policies are affecting people in neighbouring Pacific countries.

Guide Hall, 1 Faversham Rd, Canterbury.

A Lighter Footprints Climate Action Group meeting.

State Library, cnr Swanston & Latrobe Sts, City.

Assemble State Library for march to Treasury Gardens for occupation.

There will also be a general assembly, venue to be decided depending on outcome of occupation.

Tuesday, September 29, 6.30pm.

Launch of new pamphlet which provides background to the Kurdish freedom struggle in Turkey and Rojava (the Kurdish-majority liberated zone in northern Syria). Speakers: Dave Holmes (co-author), Dilek Giyik (Kurdish Association), Jessie Smith (human rights lawyer). Meal from 6pm. Entry by donation. Resistance Centre, Level 5, 407 Swanston St, City (opposite RMIT). Presented by Socialist Alliance and Green Left Weekly. For more info ph 9639 8622.

Sunday, September 23-Thursday, September 27

Sunday, February 24, from 1pm. 4 Castle St, Yarraville. Guest speaker: Peter Rochester, participant in the 2012 Venezuela solidarity brigade. Yummy BBQ food + salads. Live music from Tom Flenady and his band. Bar available. Entry (inc food): $25 solidarity, $20 waged, $12 concession. For more info ph 9639 8622 or 0413 377 978


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