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  • Not Business As Usual

    This film, titled “Not Business As Usual,” takes a provocative look at capitalism and the price of success. According to Jay Coen Gilbert, co-founder of B Lab, twentieth century capitalism has one rule in its operating system which is that the purpose of the corporation is to maximize shareholder value exclusively, even if that means that there are significant unintended consequences. It’s amazing how consumers have an unshakeable trust in the products they buy without bothering to check the ingredients […]

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  • Consumed

    What’s the hidden motive behind all your purchases? According to Geoffrey Miller, professor of psychology, humans seem to have gone collectively psychotic.  We’re chasing status in public, with people who don’t really care, while we’re neglecting our own lovers, friends, neighbors, and kids. The urge to have the latest, the biggest, and the best is actually destroying us emotionally. In this documentary, you’ll be pushed to take a long, hard look at yourself. Brands seem to have become a significant […]

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  • The Empire State Building Shall Rise

    The Empire State Building Shall Rise

    The Empire State Building should never have been built. Constructed during the Great Depression, this icon of the New York skyline stood as the tallest building in the world for over 40 years. After September 11th, 2001 it once again became the tallest building in New York. It has withstood storms, plane crashes, and King Kong. This is its story.

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  • Buffet Clarinet Factory Tour

    Buffet Clarinet Factory Tour

    Have you ever wondered how clarinets are made? This short documentary will guide you through the creation of the wonderful music instrument.

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  • The Alaska Pipeline

    The Alaska Pipeline

    American Experience presents The Alaska Pipeline, a one-hour documentary on how this gigantic pipeline was created.

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