Society

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...

7.63

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...

6.09

Florida Man

Florida Man

You can learn a lot about life from the man on the street, especially if that street resides within one of the countless small towns that populate the quirky state of Florida. In his new documentary Florida Man, director Sean Dunne approaches a...

6.80

The Jobs Game

The Jobs Game

The Jobs Game opens with a story of a young mother who has been absent from the job market for eight years, and has found no luck in securing re-entry. She resides in Elizabeth, a suburb of Adelaide, Australia, where unemployment has reached...

8.20

The Choice is Ours

The Choice is Ours

Throughout our history, humanity has set its sights on seemingly impossible goals, and found a way to realize those goals against all obstacles. This awe-inspiring potential is on full display in the opening moments of the new documentary The Choice is Ours, as...

8.88

War on Whistleblowers

War on Whistleblowers

In the face of potentially life-threatening dangers, they dare to speak truth to power. They're the whistleblowers; the crusaders for truth who often stand as the lone link between corrupted corporate and governmental interests and the public's right to know. The stirring film...

8.96

Immigrants For Sale

Immigrants For Sale

Amidst the fury of the ongoing immigration debate, we're often denied the personal stories of human suffering and loss that result from the crisis. The Brave New Films documentary Immigrants for Sale follows several families who are stuck in the crosshairs of the...

8.37

Children of God

Children of God

The documentary Children of God starts and a striking statement is soon made in the voice of a child. The child informs the man behind the camera, and transversely the audience, that he is 12 years old, and will die by the next...

8.35

Akuntsu

Akuntsu

The Akuntsu are a small tribe indigenous to Rondonia, a stunning expanse of land located in the northwestern region of Brazil. This territory, once lush with rain forest, is now a shell of its former self thanks to widespread deforestation efforts, and the...

8.82

Once Upon a Rooftop

Once Upon a Rooftop

Once Upon a Rooftop examines the lives of families and individuals from a span of generations who live above the rooftops in Hong Kong. Students, former soldiers, mothers, fathers, and young children, are all profiled for this documentary. Their lives turn out to...

8.82