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Gaza We Are Coming

Gaza We Are Coming

Gaza We Are Coming is a documentary describing the maritime mission that successfully broke the Israeli blockade. Israel's attack on a flotilla of aid ships sailing for Gaza has once more put the spotlight on the Israeli blockade of the Strip. But,...

6.46

The Power Principle

The Power Principle

A gripping, deeply informative account of the plunder, hypocrisy, and mass violence of plutocracy and empire; insightful, historically grounded and highly relevant to the events of today. This documentary is about the foreign policy of the United States. It demonstrates the importance...

8.86

Disenfranchised in America

Disenfranchised in America

New legislation across the US could have a huge impact on the country's 2012 presidential elections. Largely Republican politicians have passed a range of new voting laws that groups fear could disenfranchise as many as five million American voters this year. Politicians...

7.80

The US and the New Middle East

The US and the New Middle East

In the first of a two-part series, Fault Lines examines how the Obama administration is reacting to the enormous changes taking place across the Middle East. The decision by the US to intervene in the Libyan conflict has a profound impact on...

8.23

The Arab Awakening

The Arab Awakening

As revolution shakes the Arab world, a series of films explore the roots of the uprisings and ask what next? The Arab Spring began in 2010 ushering in an era of revolution and protest. Revolution has shaken the Arab world for a...

7.17

Politics, Religion and the Tea Party

Politics, Religion and the Tea Party

As the race for the Republican presidential nomination for the 2012 elections heats up, Fault Lines follows the Iowa campaign trail to investigate the underlying forces shaping candidates.What role does religion play in the US presidential elections? With the 2012 campaign season...

8.25

Russian Godfathers

Russian Godfathers

This BBC documentary series examines the relationship between Russia’s richest men (the oligarchs) and Putin’s administration in the Kremlin. Broadcast a year before the Litvinenko murder, this fascinating series lifted the lid on the struggle that still continues between Putin, and his...

7.83

Letters from Iran

Letters from Iran

While winds of change have been blowing through the Arab world, Iranians have been forced to wait for political reform. In 2009, in the aftermath of an election that saw Mahmoud Ahmadinejad controversially returned to power as president of the Islamic Republic,...

8.38

Secret Pakistan

Secret Pakistan

Two part documentary series which explores accusations by CIA officials and western diplomats that Pakistan is failing to live up to its alliances in the war on terror. In May this year, US Special Forces shot and killed Osama Bin Laden in...

7.10

The Putin System

The Putin System

The Putin System is a documentary chronicling Putin’s rise to power in Russia along with the implications for ordinary Russian people. Russia is once again flexing its muscles. This time its weapons are not the Red Army or its nuclear arsenal, but...

8.25

Capitalism Is the Crisis

Capitalism Is the Crisis

Capitalism Is The Crisis: Radical Politics in the Age of Austerity examines the ideological roots of the austerity agenda and proposes revolutionary paths out of the current crisis. The film features original interviews with Chris Hedges, Derrick Jensen, Michael Hardt, Peter Gelderloos,...

8.35

Face to Face with Annie Machon

Face to Face with Annie Machon

Annie Machon is a former British Security Service (MI5) intelligence officer who left the Service at the same time as David Shayler, her partner at the time, to help him blow the whistle about criminality within the intelligence agencies. By doing this,...

8.21