Everybody wants to be liked. This is especially true for kids growing up in the Age of the Digital Revolution. In this documentary, author Douglas Rushkoff takes a look at how the modern teenager’s quest for identity has shifted towards the Internet.
In Japan, the local bars and nightclubs hire many different kinds of hostesses. Lured by the excitement of a glamorous lifestyle, a lot of professional women quit their jobs back home and set out in search for a break or an adventure.
The trend in the United States is that people are still drinking a whole lot of beer. The good news is that many are discovering that there are other options available besides what is regularly advertised on television.
Some people start to play chess at a very young age, and most players agree that what they love about this game is that it forces you to think long term; you can’t just make one move and end it there, you need to plan ahead.
For nine generations the Rosaire family has brought laughter and joy to the world through their work as circus performers. Torn between tradition and the changing world of entertainment, the film documents the family at a crossroads.
This film is about celebrating the 25th anniversary of the well-known video game: Street Fighter. It includes dozens of interviews with fans, designers, and experts, all of which attest that their lives would have been very different if Street Fighter had not existed.
Andy Ricker is quick to point out that he comes from a family of people with addictive personality disorder. He himself has become addicted to a number of things throughout his life, including rock climbing.
In Buffalo there’s more tragedy than words can describe. The city has been demoralized and hatred is rampant. In fact, after the long Super Bowl losing streak people began to call Buffalo “The Cursed City.” People are fighting, but they don’t know what it is that they’re fighting for.
This documentary, filmed over a 10 year period, revolves around the life of Robert T. Edison, a Buddhist monk in Thailand, originally from Nottingham, England, that decides to revisit the “normal” world after practicing Buddhism and living in monasteries for over a decade.
A powerful civilization ruled the rainforests of Central America for thousands of years, and then mysteriously vanished. Historians have never known for sure what triggered their disappearance, although many have speculated about it.
Very often we are shocked by the magnitude of some of the problems we hear about on the news. Mostly the shock is produced by reports of environmental problems caused by our own greed and total disregard for our planet and the living things that share it with us.