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Showing posts with label Society. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Society. Show all posts

Oct 19, 2019

CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap (2015)

Filmmaker Robin Hauser Reynolds explores the reasons for the gender and minority hiring gap among software engineers.

Oct 18, 2019

Reunification (2015)

Reflecting for almost two decades on his family's immigration legacy, filmmaker Alvin Tsang confronts the delicate images of his once-intact family and his parents' decision to leave China for a better life in America.

Out of Omaha (2018)

Follows twin black brothers as they come of age in racially divided Omaha, Nebraska. The film examines what it takes to overcome systemic injustice.

Oct 17, 2019

Waiting for the Carnival (2019)

A small village in the Brazilian outback is considered the nation's capital of jeans. It's also a microcosm that depicts modern day capitalism and its transgressions.

Oct 15, 2019

Super High Me (2007)

Comic Doug Benson conducts an experiment in which he abstains from marijuana use for 30 days, then smokes it continually for 30 more.

Oct 14, 2019

Generation Wealth (2018)

Lauren Greenfield examines materialism, celebrity culture, and social status and reflects on the desire to be wealthy at any cost. This visual history of the growing obsession with wealth uses first-person interviews in Los Angeles, Moscow, Dubai, China and around the world to bear witness to the global boom-and-bust economy, and to document its complicated consequences.

Oct 12, 2019

To Be a Miss (2016)

Venezuela has won more global beauty competitions than any other nation in the world. Yet behind the glamor of pageantry lies a more sobering portrait of what it means to be a woman in this country. This is Venezuela's multi-billion dollar beauty industry revealed -- an exposé of how nationalism, personal ambition, and mass media have transformed the lives of ordinary women.

Oct 11, 2019

Spanish Exile (2017)

Rubén, a Spanish filmmaker living abroad since 2009, explores the political and socioeconomic reasons behind the recent massive migration of Spain's "Lost Generation". In the process, he describes the Indignados movement from the POV of Spanish exiles and tells his own personal story.

Oct 7, 2019

Public Figure (2019)

A documentary that investigates the psychological effects of everyday social media use while exploring how our influencers deal with the fame, money, hate and obsession that comes with it.