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  • The Battle For Haiti

    On January 12, 2010 an earthquake with a magnitude of 7 on the Richter scale shook the very core of Haiti and devastated this small Caribbean country to the point of near total destruction. While the talking heads of the world speculated on the causes of the quake’s overwhelming effect, many world leaders were touched by the unimaginable suffering and were led to make bold promises of restoration and solidarity. Haiti was going to receive billions of dollars in aid […]

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  • Kicking It

    This ESPN film is a documentary that takes a look at global homelessness through the lens of an international football (or soccer, in America) tournament for homeless people. In 2001, a Scot and an Austrian decided to help homeless people transform their lives, with football, by founding The Homeless World Cup. Word traveled quickly and after five years about 20,000 homeless men and women from around the world were involved in the all-year programs to come together to learn how […]

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  • Scared Sacred

    Scared Sacred is a feature-length film written, directed, and narrated by Velcrow Ripper. This documentary takes us on a five-year journey to the “Ground Zeros” of the world in search of hope and meaning. And in each place, the filmmaker unearths unforgettable stories of survival, ritual, and recovery. The first stop in this journey is in Bhopal, India for a visit to the site of the world’s worst industrial disaster; the Union Carbide Pesticide Factory. In December, 1984 a valve […]

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  • Kim Dotcom: The Man Behind Megaupload

    Kim Dotcom is a larger-than-life controversial Internet entrepreneur. It has been reported that he made $175 million dollars with his file sharing website Megaupload. The website provided a fast and simple way to transmit large files over the Internet. However, the U.S Government alleged that Megaupload was being used for illegal purposes such as infringement of copyright laws and as a result Kim’s estate was raided anti-terrorist style by two helicopters and 72 law enforcement agents equipped with machine guns […]

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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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  • The Aswang Phenomenon

    Did you know that there is a mythical creature that millions of people believe to exist? What can happen in a country of 97 million inhabitants if 80% of the population were all brought up to believe in the boogeyman? This mythical creature, known as the Aswang, is a belief so ingrained in Filipino culture that the line between truth and myth can be very blurry. Although the superstitious stories had been passed down from generation to generation for years, […]

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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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  • Bangkok Girl

    Filmed in 2002, this documentary provides an inside look at Thailand’s notorious nightlife through the eyes of one of the thousands of young women who work the scene. This girl, named Plah, has been working at a bar since the age of 13. Now 19, she shares her story. But only the parts she wants to make known. Maybe she’s afraid of saying too much. Maybe it’s because she’s convinced nobody cares about her. At first she seems immature and […]

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  • Spirits of the Rainforest

    This amazing 90-minute Discovery Channel feature documentary was written, co-edited and associate-produced by Kim MacQuarrie and narrated by Linda Hunt. SPIRITS OF THE RAINFOREST won two Emmy Awards, a Cine Golden Eagle, and awards at three Film Festivals. The film takes you on a breath-taking journey into the heart of Peru’s remotest park called Manu National Park and Biosphere Reserve. This massive park is about the size of the State of Massachusetts. The film explores the work of three biologists […]

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  • Google Me

    This unusual documentary is about a man named Jim Killeen who Googled his name one day and was shocked to see other people that shared his name. And so, he was struck with a strange idea; he decided to take it a step further and embark on a year-long journey to meet and interview as many Jim Killeens as possible. Jim was interested in finding out what they have in common, their views about life, and what moves them. Of […]

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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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  • LEAKED: The Internet Must Go

    Net neutrality is a topic that makes many headlines but is often not fully understood. How does net neutrality affect our lives and do we really need to be that concerned? “LEAKED: The Internet Must Go” is the answer to those questions in an easily digestible and entertaining package.

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