Society

Hallucinogen Honey Hunters

Hallucinogen Honey Hunters

In Nepal, an isolated tribe known as the Gurung go on the hunt for a special honey perched high upon a series of cliffs. The honey is known for its hallucinogenic potency, and is often taken for recreational use or medicinal purposes by...

9.10

Cobra Gypsies

Cobra Gypsies

Filmmaker Raphael Treza traveled to northern India and lived among an ancient tribe known as the Kalbeliya for three months. Cobra Gypsies is the vibrant and enlightening document of that journey. The Kalbeliyas are a highly spirited people; ebullient in their celebration of...

8.96

White Like Me

White Like Me

The continued prominence of racism is explored through the prism of white privilege in the engrossing documentary White Like Me. Based upon a book of the same name by anti-racist advocate Tim Wise, the film explores the many advantages afforded to whites throughout...

6.73

Myths for Profit

Myths for Profit

Wide Open Exposure, a group of Montreal-based social justice activists, present Myths for Profit, a film that challenges the notion that Canada is a benevolent country with minimal involvement in global warfare. Claiming the Canadian government and its allies exploit this reputation for...

6.65

Power to the People

Power to the People

In the Netherlands, ordinary citizens are assuming responsibility for generating their own sources of energy through the installation of solar panels and wind turbines. This practice has grown into a widespread movement, and threatened the viability of traditional power companies in the region....

7.16

Failure to Obey

Failure to Obey

Controversial regulations are currently threatening the sanctity of the Fourth Amendment around America's borders, and most of the country's citizens remain oblivious to the crisis. The searing documentary Failure to Obey seeks to rectify this through a first-hand account of these injustices. Nearly...

8.64

The Real Castaway

The Real Castaway

The romanticism of life on a deserted island quickly gives way to a perilous fight for survival in The Real Castaway, a searing account of one couple's battle against the elements on one of the most remote regions on the planet. For Martin...

6.68

A Spaghetti Western on Lean Urbanism

A Spaghetti Western on Lean Urbanism

What makes a good home? Filmmaker Kirsten Dirksen seeks to answer this question by taking viewers (and her family) on a tour of minimalized homes and other alternative living situations in the Southwestern United States in her feature-length documentary, A Spaghetti Western on...

7.61

The School of Life: Capitalism

The School of Life: Capitalism

Welcoming and insightful in both approach and tone, this compilation of short videos named Capitalism tackles various aspects of capitalistic ideals from a surprisingly human perspective which often borders on the psychoanalytical. Over a series of breezy and appealing vignettes, the authors set...

7.82

Between the Peaks

Between the Peaks

In 2013, three friends decided to take the ultimate pilgrimage of adventure, philanthropic outreach and self-discovery. They left the United States, bought a car, and headed to Argentina. There, they set out to conquer Aconcagua, the tallest mountain in South America. Their final...

6.10