Village Vancouver

Vancouver's Leader in Transition toward Strong, Resilient, Complete Communities

Carry Greenham Home @ DOXA

Event Details

Carry Greenham Home @ DOXA

Time: May 5, 2012 from 12pm to 1:15pm
Location: Pacific Cinémathèque
Street: 1131 Howe Street
City/Town: Vancouver
Website or Map:…
Event Neighbourhood and Type: documentary, film, screening
Organized By: DOXA (Dana, Community Engagement Committee, please email me for more details or other film suggestions)
Latest Activity: May 5, 2012

Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)

Event Description

In May of 1982, one of the very first occupy movements began quite humbly outside the perimeter fence of the US Army base in Berkshire, England. 250 women arrived to protest the installation of cruise missiles, some 34 were arrested. Less than a year later some 30,000 women ringed the facility and the Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp was born. Filmmakers Beeban Kidron and Amanda Richardson went to have a look and ended up staying for seven months.

The result was the remarkable documentary called Carry Greenham Home. Since that time, occupy movements, nonviolent protests, and civil disobedience campaigns have circled the globe, employing the same tactics employed by the indomitable women of Greenham Common. The means to make change—putting fragile human bodies on the line, demanding a different type of world—continue from Tahrir Square to Wall Street.

Comment Wall


RSVP for Carry Greenham Home @ DOXA to add comments!

Join Village Vancouver

Attending (1)

Village engages individuals, neighbourhoods & organizations to take actions that build sustainable communities & have fun doing it. Join us!

Donate or Join VV Transition Society

Join VV Transition Society

Make a donation here or here:

Become a Monthly Donor here or here (click on desired option before hitting subscribe):

Buy Books -- Support Village Vancouver

Village earns 15% on your book purchases from New Society Publishers. Details here.

Latest Activity

Louise Trusler Mangan updated their profile
Village Vancouver's event was featured
Jul 22
Erika Paradis is now a member of Village Vancouver
Jul 22
Profile Icon via Twitter
Eco-Art: Paper Making with Invasives. On July 26 5:45 - 7pm, learn about the impacts of common invasive species i…
TwitterJul 20 · Reply · Retweet

Ongoing Activities

Interested in getting involved or volunteering with Village Vancouver? check out

Regular activities:

Interested in participating in a VV garden? We have collaborative gardens/garden spaces in 5 neighbourhoods. Contact us at Gardening now in progress. New gardeners welcome (space allowing).

Kits Village Recycling Depot (2nd or 3rd Thursdays Kits Community Centre) Next depot: Thursday, August 19th 

Main St. Village monthly gatherings (1st Tuesdays Little Mountain Neighbourhood House) Currently on hold due to COVID

Permaculture Vancouver Meetups (3rd Wednesdays VV McBride Park Fieldhouse (sometimes elsewhere) Next meetup: Special date Thursday, July 29th

West End Community Potluck/WE Urban Garden Club (3rd Sundays West End Community Centre, in July and August 4th Thursdays - July 22nd and August 26th.

© 2022   Created by Yael Stav.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service