Society - 7

Ghosts of Sulawesi

Ghosts of Sulawesi

The dance these men are performing indicates that in a small village called Kete someone important has just died. Now his relatives must organize very complicated and very expensive funeral rites, which will mark the return of the deceased to the world of...

7.69

Class War

Class War

The US military with its vast complex web of branches, agencies and bureaucracies is, in socio-political terms, a metastasized cancer run rampant in the American body of politics, and the Americans are dying of it. Not surprising, the core purpose of armies is...

8.66

Mongolia

Mongolia

Mongolia is one of the highest places on Earth, located between Russia and China. It is characterized by seemingly infinite plains and by the nomadic tradition of its peoples who continue to live in tents. They are completely dedicated to their herds as...

8.20

Freedom Riders

Freedom Riders

Freedom Riders is the powerful harrowing and ultimately inspirational story of six months in 1961 that changed America forever. From May until November 1961, more than 400 black and white Americans risked their lives - and many endured savage beatings and imprisonment -...

8.84

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...

7.00

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´╗┐...

7.48

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...

8.48

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...

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