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Engines of Domination

Engines of Domination

Mark Corske's Engines of Domination, a Lifting the Veil documentary, addresses the question of whether so many of humanity's most destructive acts are simply part of our nature. When we observe species in nature, we often infer that the behavior we are watching...

7.68

The Food of the Future

The Food of the Future

There are 7.1 billion people on the planet today, and that number grows at a rate averaging around 90 million per year. These people of course need to eat, and while much of the world is currently experiencing the most abundant and healthy...

6.22

Sunset Over Selungo

Sunset Over Selungo

Part conservation crowdfunding message, part social justice documentary, Ross Harrison's short film Sunset Over Selungo follows three members of the Penan tribe that have lived for centuries in the secluded rainforests of Borneo - a husband and wife that have spent forty years...

8.72

Our Generation

Our Generation

Our Generation is feature-length documentary that explores the complicated relationship between the world's oldest living culture, the Australian Indigenous (Aboriginal) people, and the world's newest, the colonization of Western peoples in the same country. For over 60,000 years, more than 400 aboriginal communities...

8.66

Women on the Front Line

Women on the Front Line

Women on the Front Line is a one-hour documentary exploring the battle between the women's rights movement and rigid Sharia law in modern day Iran. The expose comes from Hossein Martin Fazeli, a filmmaker with a track record of bringing Iranian cultural topics...

7.18

Scotland Yet

Scotland Yet

Scotland Yet asks what it means to be Scottish, using personal stories to explain the current push for Scottish independence from the United Kingdom. Crowd-funded in large part by members of the separatist movement, the film spends little time arguing against Scottish independence...

5.93

Tent City

Tent City

This documentary takes viewers inside one of the largest tent cities in the country. Profiling several members of the tent community and calling into question societal attitudes towards homelessness, Tent City provides a humanizing perspective on the plight of those living nomadically in...

8.73

Trapped

Trapped

The glamorous lure of Dubai turns sour for an Australian couple when the downfall of the area's once booming real estate industry leads to the persecution of an innocent man wrongfully charged for alleged property fraud. In 2006 accountant Marcus Lee accepted a...

7.76

Zone of Nonbeing: Guantanamo

Zone of Nonbeing: Guantanamo

The opening voice-over of Zone of Nonbeing: Guantanamo cuts right to the chase, asking off the bat "What white people do you have here in Guantanamo Bay? This is a place for Muslims." Seeking to expose the human rights violations perpetuated by post-9/11...

7.19

The Great Fallacy

The Great Fallacy

The main premise in this film is that the system is built on fallacies to manipulate people... especially the Puerto Rican system. The people are not satisfied with their country's situation; they're going through a violence crisis, where everything is for the rich...

6.54

ReGeneration

ReGeneration

The huge and complex problems of today's generation often install doubt and fear that everything is futile. Yet by analyzing how the power of our media, schooling and parenting have molded us, we can start to comprehend what we must adjust - our...

8.85