Bastards of Utopia
A remixable Documentary
Meet the Characters
ENCOUNTERS WITH THE RIGHT
THE FREE STORE
War and Sabotage
Protesters march and clash with the police at the European Union-Western Balkans Summit in Thessaloniki, Greece.
The night before the Thessaloniki Summit protests begin, Jelena, Dado, and Fistra meet with their affinity group to discuss tactics, including the benefits and risks of rioting.
Down With Fortress Europe
When a bike caravan on its way to the Thessaloniki summit protests passes through Zagreb on its way to Greece, the riot police become involved.
A Couple of Smacks
After his arrest at the bike caravan, Dado recounts the history of his interactions with the police.
Forget the Bed
Police arrive at the free store and tell the organizing collective they must leave.
Don’t Stop Shooting
After arriving at the free store to question the squatters, the police try to ask Maple’s film crew to stop shooting.
Please Bring Food
Maple, Jelena, and Dado and friends call friends and acquaintances for help and support after the police arrive at the free store.
The riot cops arrive and surround the free store. Inside, the members of the collective reach a decision to cooperate with the police and abandon the squat.
After the members of the collective leave the free store with the riot police, Maple spends the night in jail after the police discover his visa is expired. Before leaving the country, he talks to Dado about the abrupt end of the free store action.