Media

Fake News and the Media

Post-Truth Times: We the media

2017, Media

How can truth survive in a society that no longer values verifiable facts? Perhaps no organization has been more plagued by this dilemma than the mainstream news media. In recent times, the media has been met with a tremendous amount of ire and...

5.33
London Calling

London Calling

2016, Media

The divide between hard news and propaganda has become murkier than ever in recent years. Audiences from both sides of the aisle have observed an insidious media bias at play whether they consume their news online, in the morning papers or on the...

8.16
The Story of Technoviking

The Story of Technoviking

2015, Media

The Story of Technoviking is a fun and thoughtful look at how one piece of internet content garnered a massive global audience, what the material in question reveals about the online users who propagated it, and the murky waters of intellectual...

6.70
Stanley Kubrick's Boxes

Stanley Kubrick's Boxes

2008, Media

One of the most highly revered figures in the history of cinema, Stanley Kubrick was as enigmatic and fascinating as his movies. His obsessive working methods and general reclusiveness from press or public scrutiny only worked to deepen his legend. It...

8.74
That's Not Funny

That's Not Funny

2014, Media

The history of the comedic form, and its unique ability to help us process what is most taboo and controversial in our society, serves as the basis for That's Not Funny, a smart and breezy feature-length documentary which calls for a reexamination of...

7.98
Buying the War

Buying the War

2007, Media

Over a decade ago Bush administration forced the United States into a war so poorly prepared and executed it soon turned into a complete catastrophe. The fact of how the bureaucrats misled the country has been already expressed, but they couldn't have...

8.83
John Pilger: Real Journalism

John Pilger: Real Journalism

2012, Media

John Richard Pilger is an Australian journalist based in London. Since his early years as a war correspondent in Vietnam, Pilger has been a strong critic of American, Australian and British foreign policy, which he considers to be driven by an...

8.70
The Mean World Syndrome

The Mean World Syndrome

2010, Media

For years, debates have raged among scholars, politicians, and concerned parents about the effects of media violence on viewers. Too often these debates have descended into simplistic battles between those who claim that media messages directly cause...

6.30
How TV Ruined Your Life

How TV Ruined Your Life

2011, Media

Comedy series in which Charlie Brooker uses a mix of sketches and jaw-dropping archive footage to explore the gulf between real life and television. Ever wondered why life doesn't measure up to those youthful lofty expectations? From love and money to...

7.99

PsyWar

PsyWar

This film explores the evolution of propaganda and public relations in the United States, with an emphasis on the elitist theory of democracy and the relationship between war, propaganda and class. Includes original interviews with a number of dissident scholars...

8.60

Starsuckers

Starsuckers

Starsuckers is a feature documentary about the celebrity obsessed media, that uncovers the real reasons behind our addiction to fame and blows the lid on the corporations and individuals who profit from it. Made completely independently over 2 years in secret, the film...

8.29