Society - 7

The Men of the Fifth World

The Men of the Fifth World

They are the original inhabitants of the land called Australia by the white man. They have been there since the beginning of time, since the dream time, when everything they know was created. Their people know how to sing each and every place...

6.93

Samsara

Samsara

Samsara is a Sanskrit word that means the ever turning wheel of life and is the point of departure for the filmmakers as they search for the elusive current of interconnection that runs through our lives. By dispensing with dialogue and descriptive text,...

8.83

Our Daily Bread

Our Daily Bread

Strong filmmaking, masterfully shot, universal, shocking, eerie, profound, no narration, just stark reality. It strips away of the layers of just how we as a race have distorted just about everything in the natural world and commodified it at our own peril, while´╗┐...

7.61

Paper Orphans

Paper Orphans

Each year, around 60 children are adopted out of Nepal and into the United States and Europe. Under international pressure in 2010, adoption laws were tightened. But there are indications that children continue to be illegally trafficked into the West. "Action for Child...

8.40

War Crimes

War Crimes

Not long ago, one out of every five prisoners in America was a Vietnam vet. More and more veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are showing up behind bars and many are being charged with violent crime. Experts are saying that...

7.86

Killer Kids

Assassination Nation

Not a lot of people know that the Philippines actually borrowed the US constitution when they were setting up their current political system, which is great, except for the fact that American politics has become highly contentious and intensely partisan. But in the...

8.23

Consumed

Consumed

Possibly the most unthinkable story of the last million years is the rise of the modern human culture. The cities we populate and the lives that we lead. It is the environment that our children will inherit. But after a century of exponential...

8.85

The Vanishing Tattoo

The Vanishing Tattoo

Two adventurers are forging their way into country that was home to perhaps the fiercest headhunters the world has ever known. These two Canadians are hot on the trail of some of the last remaining tribal tattoo masters. A small hand cut tattoo...

6.82

Blood Sacrifice in Sumba

Blood Sacrifice in Sumba

Sumba is known as the Cowboy Island of the South Seas. With its unspoiled beaches and rolling hills dotted with horses, it would probably have been Indonesian Ibiza by now had it not been for its headhunting warrior clans and ancient blood sacrifice...

6.67

My First Rifle

My First Rifle

This is a documentary about the Cumberland County in South Kentucky, deep in the American boonies, far from the metropolitan life. A place where booze is neither sold nor consumed and the Holy Bible reigns supreme. In a village of 1800 people there...

5.94