Society - 5

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...

8.94

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...

8.14

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...

8.59

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...

8.75

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...

8.75

Beer Culture

Beer Culture

From micro brewing to craft beer, the documentary Beer Culture will take you into the beer industry and its avid brewers. The movie is focused on brewers in Colorado, a state that produces more beer than any other in...

8.48

Stepping Into the Fire

Stepping Into the Fire

Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), psilocybin mushrooms, and mescaline-bearing peyote are the more well-known psychoactive drugs, but by no means the only ones. Stepping Into the Fire is a documentary about a much lesser-known option in this arena, ayahuasca. The...

7.78

10 Days in North Korea

10 Days in North Korea

10 Days in North Korea takes the audience on a trip around Pyongyang, the focal point of power for the North Korean regime, to speak with citizens of what the filmmakers consider a very interesting "social experiment" that has...

6.70

Courageous Learning

Courageous Learning

Courageous Learning is a documentary produced by Ellucian, a developer of software and management systems for higher education institutions, that aims to realign the present waning perspective on the importance of higher education in the United States today. Voiced...

5.14

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...

7.75

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...

5.73