Society - 40

The Globalization Tapes

The Globalization Tapes

If we are united in our struggle against worker oppression, united in our search for truth amidst lies, united for a truly participatory democratic economic system, the possibilities are only limited by our courage, our determination, and our capacity to imagine. A...

7.96

Affluenza

Affluenza

Shopping malls have really become the centers of many communities. Children, as well as adults, see a shopping center as just the natural destination to fill a bored life. Through revealing personal stories, expert commentary, hilarious old film clips, dramatized...

5.71

Zeitgeist: Addendum

Zeitgeist: Addendum

The second documentary film, Zeitgeist: Addendum, attempts to locate the root causes of this pervasive social corruption, while offering a solution. This solution is not based not on politics, morality, laws, or any other establishment notions of human affairs,...

8.78

Children of the Secret State

Children of the Secret State

North Korea, a country of 22 million. Up to 3 million of its' people have starved to death in the last 10 years. More than 40% of North Korean children now suffer from chronic malnutrition. Children of the Secret State is an investigation into North Korea, considered...

8.24

Zeitgeist: The Movie

Zeitgeist: The Movie

Documentary Zeitgeist: The Movie, authored by Peter Joseph, reflects on the the myth of Jesus, the attacks of 9/11, and the Federal Reserve Bank as well as on a number of conspiracy theories related to those three main topics....

7.54

My Flesh and Blood

My Flesh and Blood

Meet the Tom family. Susan Tom, the matriarch, has 13 children. Two are biological and the rest are adopted. When the word adopted is used the mental picture is of a 'normal' child, probably with some emotional or psychological...

7.07

Born into Brothels

Born into Brothels

Born Into Brothels is a documentary about the inspiring non-profit foundation Kids With Cameras, which teaches photography skills to children in marginalized communities. In 1998, New York-based photographer Zana Briski started photographing prostitutes in the...

8.27

The Corporation

The Corporation

If Academy Awards were given for films most likely to start arguments at dinner tables, this hot-button polemic would have won the 2005 Oscar hands down. It begins with the revelation that, according to a Supreme Court ruling, a corporation must be considered a person...

8.78

Bowling for Columbine

Bowling for Columbine

Filmmaker, author, and political activist Michael Moore trains his satirical eye on America's obsession with guns and violence in his third feature-length documentary, which gets its title from a pair of loosely related incidents. On April 20, 1999, shortly before they...

7.80

When The Levees Broke

When the Levees Broke (2006)

Spike Lee's When the Levees Broke is a television milestone that ranks with Edward R. Murrow's Harvest of Shame as an unflinching document of a national disgrace. Over the course of four hour-long acts (plus, for this DVD, a newly filmed fifth act), Lee chronicles the...

8.00

Wordplay

Wordplay

Crosswords are a commonplace tradition to newspaper and magazine readers everywhere, but many are unaware of the dedication surrounding this popular pastime. Wordplay offers viewers intimate insight into both their creation and livid fan base. New York Times crossword...

6.00