Ten years after the US invasion of Iraq, VICE returns to Baghdad to see how the city is doing. Their guide is Waleed Nesyif, the former lead singer of the Iraqi heavy metal band Acrassicauda. He’s returning home for the first time in eight years, and it’s
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Welcome to Wall Street – the epicenter of financial power in America, perhaps the money capital of the world. The globally oriented financial firms, based in the New York stock exchange, have extraordinary influence on the politics and policies of this country. No one has elected them,
Occupied Cascadia is a journalistic and expressionistic documentary film which explores the emerging understanding of bioregionalism within the lands and waters of the Northeast Pacific Rim. Filming began during the outset of the populist Occupy movement, and finished by joining the voices seeking to re-contextualize popular revolt
War. We love it, right. Blowing stuff up, watching people suffer and die… it’s exciting. Violence, domination, retribution and other attributes of this competitive “warring” fascination clearly dominates our media with films, television and other expressions constantly glorifying and reinforcing this gesture of conflict. In fact, it
This is a story of a people who had existed and thrived in their land for thousands and thousands of years before they were kidnapped, tortured, chained, raped and enslaved. This is the African who was stolen from his motherland and civilization and had everything taken from
YouTube sensation Shoenice22 explains why he’s spent the past two years eating and drinking everything from sticks of deodorant, to tampons, to full bottles of grain alcohol. Chris Schewe, or Shoenice will eat anything to end world hunger and he started at the age of three by
This is a film based on the book “Death of the Liberal Class” by journalist and Pulitzer prize winner, Chris Hedges. It charts the rise of the Corporate State, and examines the future of obedience in a world of unfettered capitalism, globalization, staggering inequality and environmental change.
Ever wondered how it would be to live in Japan? In this documentary a variety of foreigners tell about their experiences, likes and dislikes. It’s not a complete picture of Japan of course. You will see the country through the eyes of a few, mostly western, foreign
A lyrical, exhilarating and sometimes unsettling look at childbirth around the globe. Every year 130 million babies are born. Their life chances are a lottery depending on where they are born. In Europe, six babies per 1000 will die before their first birthday. In Africa, it’s 82.