Politics - 11

Operation Hollywood

Operation Hollywood

Have your favorite movies been censored or meddled with by the Pentagon? Since the 80's, and the success of Top Gun, Hollywood has increased its production of big budget war movies, using military bases, submarines and aircraft carriers that the armed forces have generously made available to...

8.43

Nicaragua: A Nation's Right To Survive

Nicaragua: A Nation's Right To Survive

Almost all the people in Nicaragua rose up against a tyrant called Somoza, whose family had been in power for more than 40 years, put there by the United States marines. That uprising costs 50,000 lives, almost as many as died for America in Vietnam, but out of a population of less than 3...

7.97

War By Other Means

War By Other Means

John Pilger and David Munro examine the policy of First World banks agreeing loans with Third World countries, who are then unable to meet the crippling interest charges. Won Geneva International TV Award at the North-South Media Encounters event, Geneva, 1993; Gold Medal...

8.98

Liberty Bound

Liberty Bound

Liberty Bound takes an entertaining look at America’s ongoing struggle to keep a comfortable balance between democracy, capitalism, and fascism. This is a film about historic events that shape history. It is a film about courage and fear; ignorance and knowledge; propaganda and rhetoric....

7.00

This is What a Democracy Looks Like

This is What a Democracy Looks Like

This film, shot by 100 amateur camera operators, tells the story of the enormous street protests in Seattle, Washington in November 1999, against the World Trade Organization summit being held there. Vowing to oppose, among other faults, the WTO's power to arbitrarily overrule nations'...

7.60

The Oil Factor: Behind the War on Terror

The Oil Factor: Behind the War on Terror

After assessing today's dwindling oil reserves and skyrocketing use of oil for fuels, plastics and chemicals, documentary The Oil Factor questions the motives for the U.S. wars in the Middle-East and Central Asia where 3/4 of the world's oil and natural gas is located. With exclusive footage...

8.36

Kill the Messenger

Kill The Messenger

Kill the Messenger, a documentary produced by Zadig Productions, directed by French filmmakers Mathieu Verboud and Jean Robert Viallet, is scheduled to air on Canal + in France on September 19, 2006. The film will also be aired in Belgium, on BeTV, and Australia, on SBS, this fall. The...

8.63

Rageh Inside Iran

Rageh Inside Iran

What do we really know about the Islamic Republic of Iran, aside from a Cold War rhetoric of politicians on both sides each accusing the other of evil? Rageh Omaar embarks on a unique journey inside what he describes as one of the most misunderstood countries in the world, looking at the...

6.83

Orwell Rolls In His Grave

Orwell Rolls In His Grave

These commercial entities now vie with the government for control over our lives. They are not a healthy counterweight to government. Goebbels said that what you want in a media system – he meant the Nazi media system - is to present the ostensible diversity that conceals an actual...

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