Politics - 11

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (a.k.a. Chavez: Inside the Coup) is a 2002 documentary about the April 2002 Venezuelan coup attempt which briefly deposed Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez. A television crew from Ireland's Radio Telifís Éireann happened to be...

8.51

Our Brand Is Crisis

Our Brand Is Crisis

For decades, U.S. strategists-for-hire have been quietly molding the opinions of voters and the messages of candidates in elections around the world. They have worked for presidential candidates on every continent (in Britain, Israel, India, Korea, South Africa,...

6.21

All Power to the People!

All Power to the People!

All Power to the People! examines problems of race, poverty, dissent, and the universal conflict of the haves versus the have nots. U.S. government documents, rare news clips, and interviews with both ex-activists and former FBI/CIA officers, provide deep insight into...

8.45

The Great African Scandal

The Great African Scandal

Academic Robert Beckford visits Ghana to investigate the hidden costs of rice, chocolate and gold. And why, 50 years after independence, a country so rich in natural resources is one of the poorest in the world. He discovers child laborers farming cocoa instead of...

8.00

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...

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...

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;...

8.97

The Real Face of the European Union

The Real Face of the European Union

The EU has been sold to Britain as our best hope for the future. But behind the scenes, has another, more unsettling agenda been unfolding? The European Economic Community (EEC) began for Britain as a free-trade agreement in 1972. Today’s European...

6.96

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;...

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...

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....

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