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Dan Weingarten added a video on Sep 28 2014
Straddling a line between documentary and science fiction, Werner Herzog's Lektionen in Finsternis is an epic visual poem set in the burning oil fields of Kuwait following the 1990-1991 Persian Gulf War. Herzog, as much a daredevil as a documentarian, took his small crew in a...
Dan Weingarten added a video on Oct 3 2013
A powerful new documentary film “Seeds of discontent” was launched today that draws attention to the role of a Swedish investment firm, Dutch pension fund and Norwegian church endowment firm in land grabbing in Mozambique. Part 2 is the full film. Amsterdam...
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Dan Weingarten added a video on Apr 15 2013
Nominated for an Academy Award, this film chronicles the hard-fought campaign for mayor of Newark, New Jersey, by Corey Booker, a young community activist and City Council member, against a 16-year incumbent with a powerful political machine.
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Dan Weingarten rated Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004) 5 stars on Apr 14 2013
Dan Weingarten added a video on Apr 14 2013
In The Mona Lisa Curse, art critic Robert Hughes subjected present-day commercialisation of art to a withering criticism. It's a damning indictment of the general tendency of art to degenerate into flashy triviality to the degree that it subordinates itself to money-making...
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Dan Weingarten rated We're Not Broke (2012) 5 stars on Apr 13 2013
Dan Weingarten rated Religulous (2008) 4 stars on Apr 13 2013
Dan Weingarten rated Koch Brothers Exposed (2011) 4 stars on Apr 13 2013
Dan Weingarten rated No Impact Man (2009) 4 stars on Apr 13 2013
Dan Weingarten rated Obey (2013) 4 stars on Apr 13 2013
Dan Weingarten rated Consumed (2011) 4 stars on Apr 13 2013
Dan Weingarten rated Pink Ribbons, Inc. (2012) 4 stars on Apr 13 2013
Dan Weingarten added a video on Apr 13 2013
In 1962, a trash fire ignited a seam of anthracite coal beneath Centralia, Pennsylvania, a once thriving mining town of over 1600 people. By the mid 1980’s, giant plumes of smoke and deadly carbon monoxide gases billowed from fissures in the ground, the local highway...
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Dan Weingarten added a video on Apr 7 2013
What do people do when the law prevents them from protecting themselves? This is a documentary film on the small Irish village that stood up to Big Oil.
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Dan Weingarten added a video on Apr 4 2013
This controversial documentary about the stand-off between an unorthodox Christian group - the Branch Davidians, under the leadership of the young, charismatic David Koresh - and the FBI and ATF in Waco, Texas, from February to April 1993 presents a different spin on the...
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Dan Weingarten added a video on Apr 1 2012
Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country is a 2008 Danish documentary film directed by Anders Østergaard. It follows the September 2007 protests against the military regime in Burma. Some of it was filmed on hand-held cameras. The footage was smuggled out of the country...
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Dan Weingarten added a video on Feb 29 2012
The Interrupters tells the moving and surprising stories of three Violence Interrupters who try to protect their Chicago communities from the violence they once employed. From acclaimed director Steve James and bestselling author Alex Kotlowitz, this film is an unusually...
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Dan Weingarten added a video on Feb 20 2012
On October 30, 1969, Pete O'Neal, a young Black Panther in Kansas City, Missouri, was arrested for transporting a gun across state lines. One year later, O'Neal fled the charge, and for over 30 years, he has lived in Tanzania, one of the last American exiles from an era when...
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Dan Weingarten rated END: CIV (2011) 5 stars on Feb 12 2012