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  • Pricele$$

    This film by Steve Cowan explores what it takes to stay in a political office and the impact that money has on the elected leaders.  Getting into politics might not be as easy and as glamorous as it seems because a political career has the potential to destroy a person’s integrity, no matter how well-meaning and focused he or she might be. According to one commentator, “everyday every US senator wakes up and thinks ‘today I have to raise $20K […]

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  • Legalize Democracy

    Democracy is in trouble and there are many signs to prove this. According to David Cobb of the  Move to Amend Leadership Team, democracy is not a noun, it’s a verb. Demos means the people, and kratia means rule, so the word democracy literally means “the people rule.” In the US we have the symbols of democracy; after all you get to go and pull a lever every two or four years, but what many fail to realize is that […]

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  • Greece on the Brink

    In Greek Mythology there’s a character called Procrustes who had the habit of cutting off the legs, arms, and heads of his guests if they were too tall or stretching those who were too short to get them to fit into his bed. Nowadays, the Capitalist government is starting to resemble Procrustes because it has been systematically cutting off the means of production in order to make them fit into the narrow limits of the Capitalist system. According to Valia […]

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  • Counter-intelligence: Shining a Light on Black Operations

    1It was Desiderius Erasmus, the great Dutch humanist, who said “Give light and darkness will disappear of itself.” This  controversial film brings to light a number of dark practices that are common to what we have come to know as the Government. The film exposes an unconstitutional state in which several chains of command are allowed to take over Government capabilities and taxpayer funds to commit heinous crimes against humanity. From its establishment, this agency has operated deceitfully; it has […]

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  • Owned and Operated

    Ask any person what he or she wants most in life and the answer is usually “to be happy.” People are desperately seeking inner peace. Society has led us to believe that it is to be found in material possessions so people stay stuck in jobs they hate while their lives slip away, only for the illusion of being able to one day buy that thing that promises to bring them happiness, make them feel complete, or give them peace. […]

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  • Sprawling From Grace

    This documentary feature film is about the unseen consequences of suburban sprawl. “Sprawling From Grace: The Consequences of Suburbanization” illustrates the importance of altering the course of how we develop cities in our nation. There is danger in continuing to invest in neighborhoods and buildings that are out of scale with human beings and inefficient to a productive lifestyle. Humanity has been ignored in the building plans of the last 40 years or so and as a result, the quality […]

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  • Has God Forsaken Africa?

    In this thought-provoking 2008 documentary, Senegal-born director Musa Dieng Kala returns to the working-class town where he grew up in the capital city of Dakar. As he analyzes the conditions and situations that young people face, he dares to ask this painful question: has God forsaken Africa? Meet the “bench” where young people sit for hours at a time. Not because they’re lazy or lack ambition. The young men on the bench are willing to work, but there are no […]

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  • Buy Buy Europe

    This documentary is made up of five episodes that analyze the ongoing Euro crisis. When the Euro was launched there were high hopes for all but today we can see that the plan failed miserably. Never before has there been such an imbalance between the rich and the poor. Buy Buy Europe examines how the situation got out of hand and who exactly the winners and losers are the Euro crisis. In the first episode, “A Bank Crisis a Week,” […]

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  • Four Horsemen

    Described in the book of revelations as the harbingers of the apocalypse, the Four Horsemen symbolize conquest, war, famine and death. Drawing upon this imagery, the 2012 documentary Four Horsemen directed by Ross Ashcroft examines the crisis facing the contemporary world and where our future may lie. Focusing in particular on the fate of the 99%, who have suffered most during the recent economic problems the film brings together 23 of the greatest contemporary thinkers, including the likes of Noam […]

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  • Panopticon

    As technology advances our privacy is disappearing. This documentary, Panopticon, explores just how much our personal lives are being affected by the usage of invasive technology to monitor us. The film was made in Holland and uses local examples such as their train system. The Rotterdam tram, face recognition cameras scan passengers before they can board. The purpose is to identify “unwanted” passengers but most people boarding the trolleys are completely unaware of that this invasive system not only exists […]

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  • THRIVE: What On Earth Will It Take?

    Loaded with breathtaking footage, this documentary brings to light what’s really going on in our world. Obviously the universe has the astonishing ability to maintain balance and to thrive. Just think about the miracle of human reproduction that brings forth a being of unlimited potential. This bears witness to the fact that life is meant to work and our purpose here on Earth is to flourish.  But for the majority of people on the planet, life is not about thriving […]

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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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