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Poor Us: An Animated History

Poor Us: An Animated History

If we want to make poverty history, we need to understand the history of poverty. A funny and sinister animated odyssey through time. The poor may always have been with us, but attitudes towards them have changed. Beginning in the Neolithic Age, Ben...

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Prisoners of War Betrayed

Prisoners of War Betrayed

The fate of prisoners of war and missing in action is one of the darkest chapters of the Cold War. Tens of thousands of American soldiers European survivors were sent to unknown destinations during World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam...

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Hitler's Warriors: Manstein the Strategist

Hitler's Warriors: Manstein the Strategist

They used to call it the art of warfare. War as a game of strategy. Certain moves can be considered brilliant, like the French campaign, his greatest triumph. Some moves required brute force, such as the conquest of Crimea and Sevastopol, the world's...

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Royal Babylon

Royal Babylon

This is an investigative poem about the criminal record of the British Monarchy. Heathcote Williams has devised a form of polemical poetry that is unique, no-holds-barred personal and political. It is a great collection of facts that most people are unaware of. Can...

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The Weight of Chains

The Weight of Chains

What was Yugoslavia to the people who used to live there? Some say it was the symbol of independence. Others say it was developing and changing country that could offer everything to everyone. A society of self-management for all its people. But many...

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The Invisible Nation

The Invisible Nation

The Algonquin once lived in harmony with the vast territory they occupied. This balance was upset when the Europeans arrived in the 16th century. Gradually, their Aboriginal traditions were undermined and their natural resources plundered. Today, barely 9,000 Algonquin are left. They live...

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Let Your Life Be a Friction to Stop the Machine

Let Your Life Be a Friction to Stop the Machine

Nightmare and insanity are akin. Mysterious an involuntary states that skew and distort objective reality. One wakens from nightmare, from insanity there is no awakening. Whether Americans live in the one state or the other is the paramount question of this era. For...

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Dracula: The True Story

Dracula: The True Story

The world's most famous vampire has been undead for over a century. The famous novel Dracula, written by Irish author Bram Stoker, was a mixture of reality, superstition, fearful fantasies and history. Stoker's role model for the novel was an actual Romanian Prince...

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They Chose China

They Chose China

Oscar nominated filmmaker Shuibo Wang aims his camera at the astonishing story of 21 American POWs who, after the Korean War ended, chose to live in China instead of returning the USA. Using rare archival footage, excerpts from American and Chinese TV programs,...

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The Great Book Robbery

The Great Book Robbery

70,000 Palestinian books were systematically "collected" by the newly born state of Israel during the 1948 war. The story of the "collected" books is at the heart of this film. Was the appropriation of Palestinian books and manuscripts in 1948 a case of...

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Grandma's Tattoos

Grandma's Tattoos

Filmmaker Suzanne Khardalian makes a journey into her own family's history to investigate the terrible truth behind her grandmother's odd tattoos and, in the process, unveils the story of the Armenian women driven out of Ottoman Turkey during the First World War. During...

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1932: A True History of the United States

1932: A True History of the United States

To Govern a Republic, One Must Know the Minds That Created It ...while a nation goes speculation crazy the people neglect to think of fundamental principles. These were the words of Franklin Roosevelt in the months leading into the Democratic National Convention of...

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    • Shots of AweShots of AweJason Silva hosts Shots of Awe, a short documentary series produced and...
    • Our GenerationOur GenerationOur Generation is feature-length documentary that explores the complicated...
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    • The Tax Free TourThe Tax Free TourWhere do multinationals pay taxes and how much? Gaining insight from...
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    • The Perfect VaginaThe Perfect VaginaWhat began as a wander through the wacky world of genital plastic surgery became...
    • Evolution Vs. GodEvolution Vs. GodEvolution Vs. God is a documentary trying to challenge the theory of evolution....