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Starsuckers

Starsuckers

Starsuckers is a feature documentary about the celebrity obsessed media, that uncovers the real reasons behind our addiction to fame and blows the lid on the corporations and individuals who profit from it. Made completely independently over 2 years in secret, the film journeys through the...

8.40

Breaking The Mirror: The Murdoch Effect

Breaking The Mirror: The Murdoch Effect

The Daily Mirror was the best of them. It was a tabloid when tabloids still meant a peoples' paper that respected its' readers and earned their trust and affection...This film is a personal tribute, but it's also the story of what happened to the once popular Mirror. How the reporting of the...

8.45

Weapons of Mass Deception

Weapons of Mass Deception

WMD, a 100 minute non-fiction film, explores this story with the findings of a gutsy, media insider-turned-outsider, former network journalist, Danny Schechter, who is one of America's most prolific media critics. Schechter says he "self-embedded" himself in his living room to monitor media...

8.82

Hollywood and The Pentagon: A Dangerous Liaison

Hollywood and The Pentagon: A Dangerous Liaison

The American Army's intrusion in Hollywood war films may surprise some. In fact, the U.S. Army secret services have had close ties with American filmmakers for several decades. The movie Top Gun, for instance, was filmed with the support and approval of the U.S. Army. There is even a special...

8.52

No Logo: Brands, Globalization and Resistance

No Logo: Brands, Globalization & Resistance

In the age of the brand, logos are everywhere. But why do some of the world's best-known brands find themselves on the wrong end of the spray paint can -- the targets of anti-corporate campaigns by activists and protesters? No Logo, based on the best-selling book by Canadian journalist and...

6.89

Independent Media In A Time Of War

Independent Media In A Time Of War

Part scathing critique, part call to action, Independent Media In A Time Of War is a hard-hitting new documentary by the Hudson Mohawk Independent Media Center. This film is composed of a speech given by Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now! illustrated by clips of mainstream media juxtaposed...

8.36

On Piracy and the Future of Media

On Piracy And The Future Of Media

Each day, millions of youths from Canada and around the world download music and movies off of the Internet. This epidemic of unauthorized downloading has been cited by the record and film industries as being the prime cause for billions in losses. Politicians have come under tremendous...

6.75

Behind The Big News: Propaganda and the CFR

Behind The Big News: Propaganda and the CFR

The executives, the editors in print media, the senior producers, executive producers in the visual media – these are the people who have the ideological bias and what’s probably almost as important – their personal friendships. They go to the same country clubs, they go to the same...

7.61

The Truth According To Wikipedia

The Truth According To Wikipedia

Google or Wikipedia? Those of us who search online - and who doesn't? - are getting referred more and more to Wikipedia. For the past two years, this free online encyclopedia of the people has been topping the lists of the world's most popular websites. But do we really know what we're using?...

7.82

Steal this Film

Steal This Film

In fighting file sharing, the entertainment industry is fighting the fundamental structure of the Internet. Steal This Film is a film series documenting the movement against intellectual property and was a talking point in the British Documentary Festival. Part One, produced in Sweden and...

8.92