Year of Release 2016 - 3

Gun Nation

Gun Nation

First published in 2000, Zed Nelson's book of photography titled Gun Nation became a seminal perspective on America's enduring gun fetish. In the years since, the country's love of guns is more prominent than ever before, as is the...

7.46

Great Lakes, Bad Lines

Great Lakes, Bad Lines

Many environmental documentaries recount the aftermath of a grave disaster. Great Lakes, Bad Lines is refreshingly different in this regard. The film concerns the inevitable erosion and malfunction of Enbridge Line 5, a Canadian-owned pipeline that stretches across over...

6.93

Chevron vs. the Amazon

Chevron vs. the Amazon

The oil industry giant Chevron began operating in Ecuador's Amazon rain forest in 1964. Over the course of thirty years, this majestic environmental wonder became the victim of unregulated corporate abuse and greed. By the time the corporation vacated...

8.24

Plutocracy II: Solidarity Forever

Plutocracy II: Solidarity Forever

Income inequality may be a hot topic during the current American election season, but it's also a stark reality that has plagued the country for hundreds of years. That sad history foreshadows what many are still grappling with today....

8.74

My Ballot

My Ballot

Money and politics seem to be unavoidable bedfellows in the modern age. Sadly, the obscene sums spent by political campaigns every election cycle do little to directly benefit the American public. The wealth divide in the country has only...

7.00

The Caliph

The Caliph

Al Jazeera's ambitious new three-part documentary series The Caliph pieces together a rich history that officially endured over the course of thirteen centuries. At times, this history has been perverted for savage purposes, as seen in recent years with...

7.24

Dopesick: Fentanyl's Deadly Grip

Dopesick: Fentanyl's Deadly Grip

An all-too-commonly prescribed opioid for those suffering from severe chronic pain or undergoing a surgical procedure, fentanyl is now one of the most abused substances on the street. Many times more potent than heroin, it's also significantly more dangerous....

9.07

Fix It: Healthcare at the Tipping Point

Fix It: Healthcare at the Tipping Point

The average American family of four incurs an annual healthcare insurance tab of $23,000. In many cases, this astronomical sum doesn't afford them nearly enough coverage for emergency medical care. That's just one of the startling realities presented in...

8.39

Clinton Cash

Clinton Cash

Nagging questions persist regarding the trustworthiness of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. At the center of this debate are her finances, and the inner workings of the popular Clinton Foundation she co-founded with her husband, former President Bill Clinton....

8.09

Great Wide Open

Great Wide Open

Jared Leto, the Oscar-winning star of Dallas Buyer's Club, shows an unexpected side of himself in his new directorial effort - a multi-part documentary series on America's breathtaking national parks titled Great Wide Open. The film is more than...

8.19

Jihad: A Story of the Others

Jihad: A Story of the Others

In recent years, we've witnessed a growing number of otherwise respectable westerners fall victim to radicalization under the tutelage of terrorist organizations. What's behind this troubling epidemic? Director and filmmaker Deeyah Khan who also made Banaz: A Love Story...

9.17