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Films For Action Launches New Website, a "Learning Library for People Who Want to Change the World"
Lawrence, KS -- After 12 months in development, Films For Action has launched its new website - a head-to-toe redesign that lays the foundation for a vibrant community-powered...
Films For Action's Guide to Hosting Public Film Screenings
This guide will give you step by step instructions on how to host Films For Action sponsored film screening events in your city. It is intended primarily for people who have...
Films For Action: Providing a Go-To Resource for the Best Social Change Videos Free to Watch Online
With excellent independent media sites like Common Dreams, Truth Out, Grist, and others providing progressive news and perspective in written form, Films For Action has...
Films For Action: Independent Media for a Better World
Films For Action is a local and international organization dedicated to providing you with the information and perspectives essential to creating a more just, sustainable...
Films For Action's Blogroll / Recommended Independent Media
Our Recommended Independent Media Links: Adbusters Aljazeera AlterNet Black Agenda Report Boiling Frogs Post Common Dreams Consortium News Counter Punch Democracy N
Films For Action Launches New Mobile Site!
January 25, 2012 - We've launched our new mobile site today, bringing the site's library of over 900 films, independent news and actions to the small screen inside your...
Films for Action Is Ready to Hit the Tipping Point in 2012
It's been five years since the Films For Action project began in Lawrence, Kansas. It started with one simple idea: we can't depend on the mainstream media to inform us, so...
Films For Action & The Bloom: Transformational Festivals Panel - "Practicing The New World"
Transformational Festivals Panel for “Practicing The New World” LIVE at 7:00pm April 29th following the LIVE MASS VIEWING of THE BLOOM PART II  Part II of The Bloom explores...
Films For Action: We Share Breaking Knowledge
A lot of media organizations focus on breaking news. We're focused on breaking knowledge.   What is breaking knowledge you ask? It may be cutting edge or i
Films for Action's 6 Best Videos Featuring Howard Zinn Online
Four years ago today, historian, professor, activist, author, and playwright, Howard Zinn passed away at the age of 87.  For those of us who are familiar with his work, he has...
Films For Action Is Launching a Pay-Per-View Section of the Website
Hey everyone, after two years planning, developing and taking our sweet time to get this ready, we are excited to announce the launch of our pay-per-view (PPV) section of the...
The Films For Action Challenge on FB: How Many of these 100 Activist Documentaries Have You Seen?
Films For Action recently released a Facebook App that features a top-100 compendium of documentaries made to change the world... Direct link...
How Films for Action Began, and Where It's Headed
This is a little window into our strategy to help catalyze a Global Paradigm Shift
Start a Films For Action Chapter in Your City
Films For Action's City Chapter websites aim to provide a definitive web-based resource for the activist community of that city. By providing a robust set of information and...
Rocky Mountain Views Interviews Films For Action
We had a rare opportunity to meet with the co-founders of Films For Action, Tim Hjersted and Matthew Toplikar. Their amazing and free site is informative, educational, and on...
PBS FRONTLINE's "Modern Meat", And" the Trouble With Chicken" (A Films for Action Double Feature)
How safe is it to eat meat in America? Two PBS Frontline Documentaries ask the hard questions about E. Coli, Salmonella, and other bacteria that are sending American families...
Tim Hjersted - Films For Action || Valhalla Movement Podcast
About a year or so ago one of the Valhalla Members stumbled across a pretty awesome website known as Films For Action.http://www.filmsforaction.org
Interview with Tim Hjersted of Films For Action
As research for a panel on the subject of ‘audiences’ at the Radical Film Network‘s inaugural conference earlier this year, I spoke to a number of media organisers and radical...
The Truth About Cancer Part 4
The Films for Action series continues! Please join Films for Action Fort Bragg at the KNYO Studios/Fallout Shelter at 325 N. Franklin St. on Sunday April 24 at 7 PM for the...
25 Documentaries That Tell the Truth About How Government Really Works
And 6 that show how people are responding.
Can Film Change the World?
The first minute of this video sums up beautifully why Films For Action exists.
The New Website is Live!
Oo-de-lally!! After twelve months in development, the site has finally gone live! What started out as a simple plan a year ago to make a few minor visual tweaks and...
What a Way to Go: Life at the End of Empire (trailer)
A middle class white guy comes to grips with Peak Oil, Climate Change, Mass Extinction, Population Overshoot and the demise of the American Lifestyle. Featuring interviews with...
How a Land High in the Western Himalayas Can Help Us Understand The Crisis of The Modern World
This is a clip from The Economics of Happiness (2011). Watch it here. It's a brilliant film that was easy to put at the top of our list of the top 100 documentaries we can use...
Host a Film Screening (Quick Overview Guide)
Regularly watching the news over the years, and getting my news from a variety of sources, I’ve noticed that the mainstream news media does a pretty bad job of covering certain...
The Story of Stuff
From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. The Story of Stuff...
Stunning Trailer for POC21 Shows "The World We Need" Is Possible Now
POC21 is an innovation camp for open-source sustainability taking place at Chateau de Millemont (Paris) in 2015. 100+ makers, designers, engineers, scientists, entrepreneurs...
Sam & Margot's Music Video "Burn It Down" Is a Not-So-Subtle Nod to the Corruption on Wall St
Sam & Margot hope to ignite a debate about capitalism and inequality with their new music video, aptly titled "Burn It Down," which recently premiered at The Milwaukee Film...
ONE - The DiNunzio Brothers (Music Video)
Divide and conquer is one of empires modo's for social control, but I think we always knew in our hearts, and even science now has proven the philosophy of universal oneness...
Julian Assange Sings in the Latest Rap News. And It's More Awesome Than You Could Even Imagine.
The sheer awesomeness is just a little unbelievable. Only in the internet age could we ever expect to see a man the United States would like to have hung from the gallows...
American: The Bill Hicks Story (2010) (trailer)
The true life story of the outlaw comic who tried to save the world, as told by the 10 people who knew him best. This groundbreaking documentary uses a stunning new animation...
PROPAGANDA (2012)
Since it mysteriously appeared on YouTube on July 18, 2012, ‘Propaganda’ has been described as ‘1984 meets The Blair Witch Project’, ‘A mouthful of scary porridge’, and ‘Even...
Without Saying a Word This 6 Minute Clip From Samsara Will Make You Speechless
Can you put this video into words? It's a clip from the phenomenal documentary Samsara, directed by Ron Fricke, who also made Baraka.  If you're interested in watching...
These Whistleblowers Are the True Heroes of Peace. This Video is Dedicated to Them.
There are some truly brave men and woman in the world today, but you may never know their names. The corporate media, if they haven't ignored these heroes, have likely...
Al Jazeera English Live Stream
Al Jazeera's English Live Stream is always on, featuring their latest coverage. They broadcast to more than 220 million households in more than 100 countries. Much has been...
Alex Jones Paid By The Koch Brothers?!
When Alex Jones receives a call from a listener asking him about the Koch Brothers, his response is pretty interesting! He calls the Koch Brothers "apolitical" and says...
Error #6 [Stress] (2013)
Life in a City Full of Errors is an online short-documentary series of City of Errors. Each episode of the series is called an Error. This is Error #6 [stress]. It talks...
Host a Film Screening of What A Way To Go: Life At the End of Empire
Hosting film screenings can be used as a powerful method to accomplish many goals. They can be used to launch solutions-oriented campaigns (either designed by your group or...
Host a Film Screening of The Future of Food
Hosting film screenings can be used as a powerful method to accopmlish many goals. They can be used to launch solutions-oriented campaigns (either designed by your group or...
Samsara (2011) (trailer)
Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds...
Raising Awareness: Why We Shouldn't Take It for Granted
A dangerous thing can occur when you start learning about what's really going on in the world. The problems start to seem so complex, and you're just one person, doubts begin...
Frustrated With Growing Up? Watch This Video
Apparently, empathy and enlightenment can be found right at the check-out counter. So can boredom and frustration. Freedom is realizing I have the choice. This short film...
Open Up Your Eyes (2016)
This 11 minute video manages to be informative, satirical, and poetic as it covers serious issues that affect all of humanity. It offers simple solutions to government and...
A Very Heavy Agenda Part 1: A Catalyzing Event (2015)
"A Very Heavy Agenda is a behind-the-scenes look at the neocon thinkers that fuel America's endless wars. The film is a chillingly honest account of how the neocons behind both...
Something Awesome is Happening in Turkey. The People There are Living Without Dead Time.
This is another story you may never hear about if you're not tuned into alternative media. You know all that pessimism and anger and frustration we have here in the US about...
The Bloom Episode 2: Practicing The New World
Part II of The Bloom explores how Transformational Festivals have become incubators and spaces for “Practicing The New World”, where the festivals are produced using a model of...
War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and The National Security State (2013) (trailer)
In a Democracy, citizens are entitled to the freedom of information and the freedom of the press, but what happens when that democratic government turns its back on the truth...
The Untold History of Barack Obama and the Democratic Party
I wish my teachers had shown me documentaries like this when I was in school. Everything I was taught in school about government and politics was how things "should be...
Lifting the Veil:  Obama and the Failure of Capitalist Democracy (2011)
This film explores the historical role of the Democratic Party as the "graveyard of social movements", the massive influence of corporate finance in elections, the absurd...
DIY Propaganda: How to Manufacture Your Own Climate Change Myth
Does your industry have billions of dollars worth of profits on the line? Have your PR think tanks told you that the best way to delay action is to simply create doubt in the...