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

Sep 26, 2019

Femme (2013)


A documentary featuring interviews with 100 influential women from around the world. A celebration of women around the world actively transforming and healing our global society. Sharon Stone and leading experts in religion, science, history, politics and entertainment, discuss solutions to inspire new hope for the future.

Sep 25, 2019

Lake of Fire (2006)


An unflinching documentary shot in black and white, this film focuses on the heated topic of abortion. Directed by British-born filmmaker Tony Kaye, the production depicts the heated ongoing abortion debate in America, and features graphic footage of actual medical procedures. Presenting people on both pro-choice and pro-life sides of the issue, the documentary includes interviews with philosopher and political activist Noam Chomsky, anti-abortion activist Randall Terry and numerous others.

Sep 23, 2019

Happy (2011)


Filmmaker Roko Belic travels to more than a dozen countries, searching for the meaning of happiness.

Sep 22, 2019

The Milky Way (2014)


The Milky Way is a groundbreaking breastfeeding documentary that will change the face of American motherhood. What 'Food, Inc.' did for the food industry in America, this film will do for breastfeeding in our country. It will make every viewer rethink motherhood and how we treat mothers. It is a film that will empower each woman to trust her body, her baby, and herself in her journey as a mother. It will make her laugh, cry, nod fiercely in agreement, get angry, and then get so inspired it will be impossible not to take action. This film will start a galactic revolution. Hold on and stand by.

The Culture High (2014)


Celebrities, former undercover agents, university professors and a slew of characters from all points of view come together for an amusing yet insightful portrait of cannabis prohibition and the grasp it has on society as a whole. The Culture High will strip search the oddity of human nature and dare to ask the question: What exactly is going on here?

Kick Out Your Boss (2014)


The film takes part in the current debate about work, economy and the crisis, showing on the basis of three examples in Serbia, Brazil and Austria how to do it different.

Hello, Privilege. It's Me, Chelsea (2019)


Chelsea Handler explores how white privilege impacts American culture and the ways it's benefited her life and career.

Finding the Gold Within (2014)


Six young black men from Akron, Ohio, enter college, determined to redefine society's images and low expectations. Despite their confidence, the stark reality of being away from home brings a series of crises. Well trained in critical and metaphorical thinking, and unusually articulate about their inner lives, each of the protagonists guides us to his core. Since sixth grade, they have been part of an innovative mentoring program called 'Alchemy, Inc.' that uses mythological stories, drumming and writing. In the twice-yearly reunion workshops everyone speaks of his trials and his triumphs with authenticity, intelligence, honesty and heart. In turns quiet, thoughtful and exuberant, the six protagonists grow before our eyes, whether navigating racial provocations, or seeking support with new friends, estranged fathers and wise grandmothers.

Sep 21, 2019

California, 90420 (2012)


90420 focuses on the rapidly open and growing marijuana trade in the State of California, which is setting precedent for the rest of the nation. The film explores the burgeoning 'above ground' industry through the eyes of four, 20-something characters whose real lives are caught up in the changing green landscape. The film follows faculty and students at California's Oaksterdam University, the nation's first college to prepare students for careers in the ever changing marijuana industry and the epicenter of legalization efforts in California. Although medical marijuana is legal in California, it is still prohibited under federal law, leaving Oaksterdam in a precarious legal limbo. With Oaksterdam University now the subject of intense media scrutiny, California 90420 offers viewers a unique, unfiltered perspective into what really takes place behind the doors of the school.

Arcadia (2017)


From the earliest days of movie-making to the present day, through rare and unseen footage, we see the changing relationship the British have with their land. From images of local celebrations and festivals to agricultural practices through the seasons, village life and lost crafts.

Sep 17, 2019

GTFO: Get the F&#% Out (2015)


This documentary explores the 20 billion dollar industry of video gaming and the troubling misogyny and discrimination against women that pervades it. Shannon Sun-Higginson directs.

Sep 15, 2019

The World Before Her (2012)


Filmmaker Nisha Pahuja shows the tension between traditional and modern values in India through the Miss India Pageant.

Hot Girls Wanted (2015)


A documentary about young women who have been drawn into the sex trade - and how easy it is for a web-savvy generation to end up making porn.

Sep 13, 2019

Don't Panic: The Truth About Population (2013)


Infographic extravaganza with world famous Swedish statistician and showman Hans Rosling. His main message - that our world is profoundly changing in ways most of us simply don't realize - much of it for the better.

Song of Parkland (2019)


Filmed in the months following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, while the Florida school community is grappling with the tragedy, Song of Parkland documents the dedication of drama teacher Melody Herzfeld and her theater students as they return to school and resolve to continue with their production.

Sep 11, 2019

Everybody's an Actor, Shakespeare Said (1968)


An east London youth drama group improvises scenes based upon their everyday life under the tutelage of Joan Littlewood.

Sep 7, 2019

The Deported (2019)


The Deported follows four long term residents of the United States, each with an Order of Deportation over their head, and their families as they have to make critical decisions that will either keep their family together and separate them. Their choices are: 1. to self-deport. 2. To take sanctuary in a church. 3. To fight back legally. 4. To fall into denial and do nothing.

Sep 6, 2019

The Billion Pound Hotel (2015)


The Billion Dollar Hotel is a documentary that explores life in and around the Burj Al Arab Hotel. It follows the experiences of hotel staff at all levels and the highs and lows of working to provide the best possible service where any request by a guest is no problem.

Sep 5, 2019

Junkopia (1981)


A short film that shows Boundless, Surreal objects that are juxtaposed with our present World. Cars, Motorways, noise of our modern society; A giant city in the distance - all that shrouds this lonely and forgotten island of Dreams. Filmed at the Emeryville Mudflats near San Francisco.

Sep 4, 2019

Surviving Progress (2011)


Stephen Hawking, Jane Goodall, Margaret Atwood and others weigh in with their thoughts on whether the pitfalls of progress could actually destroy civilization instead of help it.


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