Politics - 8

American Radical: The Trials of Norman Finkelstein

American Radical: The Trials of Norman Finkelstein

American Radical is the probing, definitive documentary about Jewish-American political scientist Norman Finkelstein. A devoted son of holocaust survivors, an ardent critic of Israel and US Middle East policy, Finkelstein has been steadfast at the center of many intractable controversies, including his...

8.53

The Zionist Story

The Zionist Story

The Zionist Story, an independent film by Ronen Berelovich, is the story of ethnic cleansing, colonialism and apartheid to produce a demographically Jewish State. Ronen successfully combines archival footage with commentary from himself and others such as Ilan Pappe, Terry Boullata, Alan...

8.53

Iranium

Iranium

Iran's nuclear program presents a threat to international stability. Yet successive American administrations - Republican and Democratic alike - have misread the intentions and actions of the Iranian regime. How dangerous is a nuclear Iran, even if it never detonates a...

5.29

Ethos

Ethos

Ethos, a powerful new documentary hosted by Woody Harrelson, is an investigation into the flaws in our systems, and the mechanisms that work against democracy, our environment and the the common good. With a stunning depth of research and breadth of analysis, this film...

8.59

South of the Border

South of the Border

South of the Border is a 2009 documentary film directed by Oliver Stone. The documentary premiered at the 2009 Venice Film Festival. Writer for the project Tariq Ali calls the documentary a political road movie. Stone stated that he hopes the film will help people...

7.25

The War You Don't See

The War You Don't See

A powerful and timely investigation into the media's role in war, tracing the history of embedded and independent reporting from the carnage of World War One to the destruction of Hiroshima, and from the invasion of Vietnam to the current war in Afghanistan and...

8.67

Iran and the West

Iran and the West

Iran and the West is the name of a three part British documentary series shown in February 2009 on BBC Two to mark the 30th anniversary of the 1979 Iranian Revolution. The documentary looks at the relationship between Iran and the countries of the west and features...

8.33

Clash of the Worlds

Clash of the Worlds

Exploring how past conflicts between a Christian West and Islam can help explain more recent violence. This series looks at three great clashes between a Christian British Empire and Islam: The Indian Mutiny of 1857, the Mahdi uprising in 1880s Sudan and the creation...

5.00

Right America: Feeling Wronged

Right America: Feeling Wronged

A documentary by six-time Emmy nominee Alexandra Pelosi which immediately drew criticism and acclaim from predictable ends of the political spectrum. It's no easy task following up films like The Trials of Ted Haggard and Friends of God, but this interesting, sometimes...

8.24

Defamation

Defamation

What is Antisemitism today, two generations after the Holocaust? In his continuing exploration of modern Israeli life, director Yoav Shamir (Checkpoint) travels the world in search of the most modern manifestations of the "oldest hatred", and comes up with some...

8.27

Distorted Morality

Distorted Morality

In this remarkable documentary Distorted Morality, Noam Chomsky offers a riveting but devastating critique of America's current war on terror arguing, in fact, that it is a logistical impossibility for such a war to be taking place. Professor Chomsky presents his...

8.06

IRAN (Is Not The Problem)

IRAN (Is Not The Problem)

IRAN (Is Not The Problem) is a feature length documentary film responding to the failure of the American mass media to provide the public with relevant and accurate information about the standoff between the US and Iran, as happened before with the lead up to the...

7.77