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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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  • Stealing a Nation

    This documentary exposes the shocking and little-known story of how the inhabitants of a small tropical island in the Indian Ocean were forcefully deported in order to allow for the United States of America to set up an offshore military base. Once a peaceful tropical island, Diego Garcia, the largest island among the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean, is now home to one of the largest US military bases with more than four thousand troops stationed there. From this […]

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  • The War You Don’t See

    The War You Don’t See is a 2010 documentary by well-known English filmmaker John Pilger. Focusing on Iraq, Afghanistan and Israel, Pilger explains how the practice of “embedding” journalists within the military not only controls what they’re allowed to see, but also how they’re allowed to report it.

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  • Bugging Hitler’s Soldiers

    During times of war, high grade intelligence is as vital as firepower. During World War II, the MI19, an intelligence department of the British war office, set out to exploit over 4,000 German prisoners of war in the most ambitious surveillance operation ever attempted. Three stately homes in the British countryside were converted into prison camps: Latimer House, Wilton Park and Trent Park. These estates were meticulously wired for sound. Bugging devices could be found in lamps and fireplaces and […]

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  • Genocide: Worse Than War

    Best-selling historian and son of a Holocaust survivor, Daniel Jonah Goldhagen has been investigating genocide for over 30 years. He has spent most of his life dispelling the many myths that cloud the judgment of generally sensible people, and that keeps them for doing something to prevent this horrific crime. In this PBS documentary, Goldhagen takes you on an extraordinary journey of deep insight and analysis. Listen as he interviews those that have been touched by genocide including survivers, perpetrators, […]

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  • This Is What Winning Looks Like

    This Is What Winning Looks Like

    This feature length documentary, “This Is What Winning Looks Like,” produced by VICE, is a disturbing look into the sexual misconduct, corruption, drug abuse, and overall incompetence of the Afghan security forces and the overall state of affairs in Afghanistan as US and British troops have began to withdraw. In February 2013, on General John R. Allen’s last day leading NATO forces in Afghanistan said, “Afghan forces defending Afghan people and enabling the government of this country to serve its […]

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  • Female Suicide Bombers

    Female Suicide Bombers

    What would compel a woman to strap on a bomb, kill herself, and take the lives of innocent by-standers? Meet the newest weapons of terror: female suicide bombers. They’re also the hardest to detect and understand. They’ve pierced the heart of Moscow and sunk Russia beneath a tidal wave of grief. They hace ripped apart markets in Jerusalem and assassinated an ex-prime minister of India. After September 11, we thought we knew what terrorists looked like: angry young men. But […]

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  • Ground Zero: Syria

    Ground Zero: Syria

    In this documentary join Robert King–renowned photojournalist and videographer– as he films from the frontlines with the Free Syrian Army in Aleppo, the country’s largest city. War-zone war ensues and is captured on video. As a result of the non-stop gunfire, a massive fire sweeps through destroying a historic covered market and a World Heritage site known as old Souk of Aleppo.

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  • Rise of the Machines

    Rise of the Machines

    Drones have been making the headlines lately with their military use, especially in the Middle East. When we think about drones, we picture spy planes and overseas espionage. However, as the US war efforts have been decreasing, these drones are being repurposed for non-military applications.

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  • The Enemy Within

    The Enemy Within

    Canada captured and housed Nazi POWs during World War II. In twenty five camps across Canada, German soldiers spent years of their life. Filmmaker Eva Colmers explores her father’s story: a man who spent four years in a POW camp in Alberta. And loved it.

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  • People & Power – Attack of the Drones

    People & Power – Attack of the Drones

    The American government relies more and more often on robots to do their fighting. Starting with Operation Desert Storm, many wars are fought from a distance. The casualties are real – but it plays like a video game to the soldiers pushing the buttons.

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  • How to Buy Nukes on the Black Market

    How to Buy Nukes on the Black Market

    If you happen to find yourself in Bulgaria, and have enough money lying around, you can purchase the following at reasonable prices: women, drugs, and a fully functioning nuclear weapon.

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