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What Is a Gift Economy? - Alex Gendler
What if, this holiday season, instead of saying "thank you" to your aunt for her gift of a knitted sweater, the polite response expected from you was to show up at her house in...
Make The Serengeti Great Again | Resource Scarcity, Demagogues and How Creativity Can Trump Hate (2017)
A Familiar Tale of Resource Scarcity, Demagogues, and How Creativity Can Trump Hate A quick, original, illustrated allegory that pokes at the demagogues we’ve got with an...
Live Before You Die
Travelling the length of the country and back again with a pair of horses and gypsy caravan, Live Before You Die is the ultimate horse-drawn road movie, following a band of...
Berets, Badges and BLM - Meet The Radical Monarchs
Berets, badges, Black Lives Matter and social justice: the youth group for activist girls of colour The Radical Monarchs is an alternative to the Scout movement for girls of...
Why Are We so Attached to Our Things?
After witnessing the "violent rage" shown by babies whenever deprived of an item they considered their own, Jean Piaget - a founding father of child psychology - observed...
The Feynman Technique - 3 Steps to Learning Something New
Richard Feynman was a physicist who received a nobel prize for his work in quantum electrodynamics. He was notorious for asking his mathematicians to explain concepts in simple...
A Deep Ecology Meditation to Connect You With Nature
Stunning imagery combined with words (starting at 1:11) that guide you deep into nature; urging you to imagine you are river, following the water through the land, you are the...
How You Change People
This is exactly what we all need right now. Here is a great secret of life that you can use to change the hearts and minds of everyone in your world. Speech by Garret John LoPorto
Challenger - Voices From the Street
A group of street people in Austin, TX edit, write, and distribute their own newspaper as a way to help get them off the street. The Challenger Street Newspaper improves their...
Relatively Free - The Release of Barrett Brown
Journalist and activist Barrett Brown is released from prison after four years. On his drive across Texas to a halfway house, he discusses his extraordinary case and considers...
Ike - Knowledge Is Everywhere (2014)
The future of our children, our health, and our society, will depend on how we meet the defining social challenge of our time: developing a quality, comprehensive education...
Honey At The Top (2016)
Kenya: a forest people #fightback as they are illegally evicted, beaten & imprisoned - paid for by the World Bank. HONEY AT THE TOP is the new documentary from Dean Puckett (...
REFUGE - Human Stories From the Refugee Crisis
A small team of filmmakers set out for Greece, documenting human stories from the frontlines of the European Refugee Crisis, focused on humanity and hope. The world was...
Inside the Hotbeds of Israeli Settler Terror
Abby Martin goes on-the-ground to the epicenters of state-backed settler terrorism in Palestine’s West Bank, in Part II of her report on illegal Israeli settlements and home...
Palestinian Home Demolitions for Illegal Settlements Surging
The demolition of Palestinian homes for Israeli settlements reached a ten-year high in 2016. While this activity led by the fanatical settler movement is illegal under...
The Future of Cities
Oscar Boyson travelled to cities all over the world to learn about some of ways cities are changing, building and adapting for sustainability and livability. In places he...
Bernie Sanders Transforms Trump Supporters Into Liberals
Bernie Sanders spoke to Trump supporters, and the results were surprising. Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks, breaks it down. 
Unravel - The Incredible Cross-Cultural Story of Clothes Recycling
When people in the West throw their clothes away, their cast-offs often go on a journey east, across the oceans, to India’s industrial interior. From the Kutch District of...
The Incredible Story of How a Leopard called 'Diabolo' Became Known as 'Spirit'
What if you could talk to animals and have them talk back to you? Anna Breytenbach has dedicated her life to what she calls interspecies communication. She sends detailed...
9 Days - From My Window in Aleppo
In August 2012, Syrian photographer Issa Touma awoke to the dawn of the rebel uprising in the city of Aleppo. He spent the next nine days holed up in his apartment, filming the...
Could You Befriend An Enemy?
This is the incredible story of Daryl Davis. 
Solving the Education Disparity Problem
Interns at our college designed this Solar Powered Projector to propose insight into the gender disparity in school attendance, and why boys are 20% more likely to attend class. 
Sky Roosevelt-Morris: The Secret of Indigenous Resiliency
Activist Sky Roosevelt-Morris is of the Shawnee and White Mountain Apache Nations. She is a member of the Leadership Council of the American Indian Movement of Colorado. In...
Breaking Down Bail: Debunking Common Bail Myths
Did you know over 1/2 a million Americans are being held in jail with no conviction? Not enough people know this – or that it’s all because of our money bail system. That’s why...
The Fight for Clean Water (#NoDAPL)
Clean water or Corporate profits? What’s more important? #NoDAPL Energy Transfer Partners: (214) 981-0700 U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers: (202) 761-0010; (202)...
Where Do You Draw the Line? (2016)
Why is the Ecuadorian government proposing to extract oil in an area frequently classified by ecologists as one of the most bio-diverse rainforest regions left intact on earth?...
The Feminist Library: A Short Film (2016)
The Feminist Library: A Short Film was made in support of the Save the Feminist Library Campaign in London (UK), documenting a crucial moment in the library's herstory as it...
People Around the World Raise the Morning Star Flag for West Papua
December 1st marks West Papua’s original independence day, when the Morning Star flag was first raised in 1961 before the country was invaded by Indonesia. The flag is...
From Gangs to Gardens (2014)
Organic gardener and vegan chef DJ CAVEM is an award-winning international recording artist and activist who uses Hip-Hop culture to inspire young people to connect to the...
Answering the Call
Fifty one years ago, the nation watched in horror as bloody images of police attacks on civil rights protestors in Selma, Alabama aired on television. John Witeck...
They Screened This Documentary to 80 Villages
What does it mean to stand behind girls education in some of the toughest and most backward communities in India? See how non formally educated Barefoot R&D technology...
We Save Land - Short Animation (2016)
A heartwarming story of a young child whose adventures in the rolling open spaces of their home come to an abrupt halt, due to over-development and urban sprawl. With this...
"The More You Give, the Less You Take, the Bigger Your Value"
Meet Robi, environmental activist and lead singer of the Bali based rock band, Navicula. The beauty of Bali & Indonesia is under threat from environmental issues such as...
Escape! From the Cult of Materialism (2016)
Does the philosophy of materialism work to destroy our identities, experience, and environment? Join narrator Daphne Ellis on a radical romp through the evidence and decide for...
Still Berning (2016)
Bernie Sanders lost the Democratic presidential primary to Hillary Clinton. But it was a glorious loss. And it has become a beginning, not an end. The end of the Bernie Sanders...
The Truth About the Alt-Right
Our comprehensive investigation into the Alt-Right movement, including its origins, its relation to the Trump campaign and broader implications for the future. Read more: What...
Trump Is a Symptom of a Sickness That Is Raging All Across The World
This is why we are here. And this is what we need to remember. 
Upcoming Event Trailer with Edward Snowden, Jeremy Scahill, Jürgen Todenhöfer, Paul Jay, Richard Wolff & Srećko Horvat
EVENT VIDEO TRAILER: Edward Snowden, Jeremy Scahill, Jürgen Todenhöfer, Paul Jay, Richard Wolff & Srećko Horvat On the 15th of January 2017, acTVism Munich is hosting an...
Where Does Compassion Really Come From?
Can compassion be learned? The answer is yes! Sometimes, all it takes is truly paying attention to the people around us. Visit happify.com for guided meditations and fun...
How Mindfulness Empowers Us
Many traditions speak of the opposing forces within us, vying for our attention. Native American stories speak of two wolves, the angry wolf and the loving wolf, who both live...
The Psychology of Narcissism, Explained in This 5 Minute Animated Film
Narcissism isn't just a personality type that shows up in advice columns; it's actually a set of traits classified and studied by psychologists. But what causes it? And can...
Noam Chomsky on the New Trump Era
"The most predictable aspect of Trump is unpredictability. I think it's dangerous, very dangerous," says Noam Chomsky.
Netizens: a Documentary about Women and Online Harassment
NETIZENS follows targets of online harassment as they confront digital abuse and strive for equality and justice online. Back the film on Kickstarter. This project will only be...
An Invitation for Wildness
In the small town of Riverton at the bottom of New Zealand's South Island is Robert and Robyn Guyton's amazing 23-year-old food forest. The two-acre property has been...
Habitual
Do you ever unplug?
Democracy Now Standing Rock Special
Part 1 - Unlicensed #DAPL Guards Attacked Water Protectors with Dogs & Pepper Spray Many across the United States are celebrating this Thanksgiving holiday. But many for...
Native American Girls Describe the Real History Behind Thanksgiving
6 Native American girls school us on the REAL history of Thanksgiving.
#NODAPL: Battle at the End of the World
Watching the footage of the police attack against water protectors from last Sunday, conjured images of the apocalypse. Yet, despite this brutal assault, the people at Standing...
Jonathan Haidt: the Moral Roots of Liberals and Conservatives
Psychologist Jonathan Haidt studies the five moral values that form the basis of our political choices, whether we're left, right or center. In this eye-opening talk, he...
Brave New Digital World
Aldous Huxley's dystopian vision of a Fascist society controlled by state-sanctioned addiction is unfolding right before our eyes - - but not how we might imagine. In the Brave...