Bastards of Utopia
A remixable Documentary
Meet the Characters
ENCOUNTERS WITH THE RIGHT
THE FREE STORE
Anarchist punks in Sibenik repurpose an empty swimming pool as a skate park.
The Walls are Our Sponges
Dado, Fistra and friends attempt to paint a slogan on a wall with a can of stolen spray paint.
Honk for Police
Dado and Maple make midnight stenciling rounds in Zagreb.
The Walls are our Newspaper
As Dado works on a new stencil, he explains to Maple how he began doing graffiti in the first place, and how he became interested in militant activism in general. Fistra joins the conversation to explain the importance of graffiti as anarchist media.
High-rises, parks, and bridges shot from a moving vehicle.
At Zagreb’s central market, vendors rise at dawn to set up fresh produce in their stalls.
Trams and funiculars crisscross Zagreb.
Heroes and Criminals
Banners, graffiti, and the names of public places write the politics of the streets in Zagreb.
Big Box Stores Grow Like Mushrooms
There’s been an explosion of multi-national chain stores in Zagreb throughout the last decade. With them come billboards, neon signs, and sprawling parking lots.
At Hrelic, an expansive flea market on the outskirts of the city, vendors sell second-hand goods of all kinds.