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Michael Moore’s Capitalism: A Love Story comes home to the issue he’s been examining throughout his career: the disastrous impact of corporate dominance on the everyday lives of Americans (and by default, the rest of the world). But this time the culprit is much bigger than...
Two years after his last critique of the nation’s governing bodies in 2007’s ‘Sicko,’ agitprop documentarian Michael Moore is back with a new movie — and this time, his target is the economy. In a just-released teaser clip for Capitalism: A Love Story, Moore puts on his...
"The force of love, the force of reunion is unstoppable." - Charles Eisenstein This is a clip from Occupy Love (2013) by Velcrow Ripper. Watch the full documentary here.  
Swansea Love Story: An award-winning look at a generation lost to heroin, as told through the tragic love story of Amy and Cornelius.In 2009, Swansea drug agencies reported a 180 percent rise in heroin use, and it's visible on the city's streets. Early one morning we meet a...
S2 Entertainment Presents "IN LOVE".....a Short Film by Sapunti Saikia  Romantic Drama based on a social issue - "honor killing" SYNOPSIS: A girl from higher cast falls in love with a boy from a lower cast. Father of that girl opposes violently. Watching the wrath of her...
“The future belongs to the most compelling story.” — Drew Dellinger Humans are story-makers — we are continually weaving disparate events into coherent narratives. It gives form and substance to our life journey; it gives us meaning. At any given moment, we are making...
*Proceeds from DVD sales go towards The Marc Diab Children's Foundation and the Military Families Fun. ___ Best Documentary - Silver Wave Film Fest, NBBest Documentary - Hamilton Film FestAward of Excellence - Canada International Film Fest____In March of 2009, 22-year old...
'Love Everybody' tells the story of Krishnadas, a man who stands everyday for hours on end at Juhu Circle in Mumbai with a sign that says 'Apne dharm par chalo, sabse prem karo' - 'Follow your religion, Love everybody'.
Meet Mr. Happy Man: 88-year-old Bermudian Johnny Barnes devotes six hours every day to an endearing traffic ritual that has made him one of the island’s most cherished citizens. Come rain or shine, he’s there. He stands and blows kisses. This story will make you smile. Every...
This is the story of a community that rose up to shut down a logging operation and their efforts to purchase the land in order to restore what was destroyed and save what is remaining. It is a love story, Oregon style. www.speakforthetreesoregon.org
Join gonzo journalist Brendon (aka Skull Babylon) as he sets off on a journey to reunite with long lost new found friends and spirit family at the Three Days of Light consciousness festival and retreat. Synopsis: Through this story we see first hand accounts of the youth and...
A Decade of Subversion is a loving collection of foul-mouthed anarchy from subMedia.tv, creators of It’s the End of the World As We Know It and I Feel Fine, END:CIV, and Join the Resistance: Fall in Love! Buy or download your copy now and own a full decade of flaming...
This is a documentary that will reduce violence, crime, murders and bullying, perhaps more than anything in our time. It's features young adult males who killed or were killed by one punch, and only one punch, and their loved ones who tell harrowing stories of how this type...
From diarist alien abductee DailyKos: "Michael Moore's Capitalism, A Love Story has revealed a deep dark secret to the intrepid reporters of ABC News and the show Good Morning America - so-called Dead Peasant Insurance, the practice of companies taking out secret life...
FDR's Lost tape of his proposal for a second bill of rights for economic security for all americans. This excerpt is can also be seen in Michael Moore's film "Capitalism: A love story"
'Undermining Australia: Coal vs Communities' is a new film from the Lock the Gate Alliance about the impacts of coal mining on Australia. It features the personal stories of Australians whose lives have been changed forever and their courageous efforts to protect the...
I've always been proud of Israel, but the brutal Gaza assault requires Jews worldwide to be honest, not nationalist My heart is broken as I witness the suffering of the Palestinian people and the seeming indifference of Israelis. All my life I’ve been a champion of Israel...
A new world requires new stories, but people will only listen to them when they themselves are included in the storyline. This requires a ‘gear-shift’ in conversations about radical action. While working in the belly of corporate communications some years ago, I stumbled...
Fracking Downunder: The Great Artesian Basin Would you love to tell mining giant Santos to Frack Off? That's just what Anne Kennedy has done. Tell them yourself: http://bit.ly/1xmuT0D  In the sunny fields of North West New South Wales, nestled amongst the picturesque...
It’s the year 2010. Icebergs are melting, forest fires are raging out of control, sea levels are rising, drinking water is becoming scarcer, droughts, famine, conflict — climate related pressures — are growing exponentially. Are you experiencing climate anxiety? Perhaps you...
Andre Bulatov reached out, looking for help with his situation. I am doing the same. I want to help him tell his story and I ask that others out there will do the same and help share this. I am reaching out for help in writing this article.  What I am presenting is what was...
The Century of the Self tells the untold and sometimes controversial story of the growth of the mass-consumer society. How was the all-consuming self created, by whom, and in whose interests? (Includes all parts of this multi-part series.) Filmmaker Adam Curtis has also...
A FIERCE GREEN FIRE: The Battle For a Living Planet is the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement – grassroots and global activism spanning fifty years from conservation to climate change. From halting dams in the Grand Canyon to battling 20,000 tons of...
Today, six corporations own most of our media—but we could be poised to take it back.
The Emotional World of Farm Animals is a delightful documentary for viewers of all ages about the thinking and feeling side of animals that are all too often just viewed as food. Jefferey Masson, author of When Elephants Weep and Dogs Never Lie About Love, leads viewers...
In the wake of terror attacks, politicians are fond of proclaiming, “We will not be intimidated.” By this they seem to mean that we won’t cower in fear, but will boldly root out the terrorists, visit upon them the hand of justice, and hold them to account. “Make no mistake,”...
The Story of Solutions explores how we can move our economy in a more sustainable and just direction, starting with orienting ourselves toward a new goal. In the current 'Game of More', we're told to cheer a growing economy -- more roads, more malls, more Stuff! -- even...
“Do what you love. Love what you do.” The command is framed and perched in a living room that can only be described as “well-curated.” A picture of this room appeared first on a popular design blog and has been pinned, tumbl’d, and liked thousands of times. Though it...
In the award-winning documentary THE WITNESS, Eddie Lama explains how he feared and avoided animals for most of his life, until the love of a kitten opened his heart, inspiring him to rescue abandoned animals and bring his message of compassion to the streets of New York...
Friends, put on your flak jackets. It's time to drop some honesty on yet another uncomfortable topic: love. We use the word "love" to mean a lot of things. Throughout this post I'll be referring to the romantic kind of love, the kind that usually involves sexual attraction...
How many of us seek out a relationship, want to find companionship with someone because we are afraid of loneliness? How many of us think that we could be with anyone we want but are, in moments of doubt, afraid that no one will love us? How many women fear the image of one...
HAPPINESS IS ONLY POSSIBLE WITH TRUE LOVE. True love has the power to heal and transform the situation around us and bring a deep meaning to our lives. There are people who understand the nature of true love and how to generate and nurture it. The teachings on love given by...
It’s often said a society can be measured by how well it attends to its children – their health and safety, their material security, their education and socialization, and their sense of being loved and valued by their families and communities. So how is it that children in...
The GazpachOmOnk History of Spain Episode TWO in the oddly surreal TWELVE part series on the HISTORY OF SPAIN with the GazpachOmOnk. In this second episode the GazpachOmOnk traces the Romans to Moors in Spain. Whilst the Romans marched through Iberia, the Bearded Visigoths...
Discreet and often in disguise, for five years renowned photojournalist Alixandra Fazzina collected the stories and pictures of women surviving conflict on the borders and in the cities of Pakistan. Now, as fundamentalism spreads across the country she finds herself no longer...
If we cede our power to shape our collective stories to others, the stories designed to keep us powerless will prevail. Let’s call it the cultural commons: public space for meaning and beauty that enables us to learn who we are, envision a livable future, and work together...
The Story of Bottled Water, released on March 22, 2010 (World Water Day) employs the Story of Stuff style to tell the story of manufactured demand—how you get Americans to buy more than half a billion bottles of water every week when it already flows from the tap. Over...
Part 1: The River of Vision “Teacher seeks pupil.  Must have an earnest desire to save the world.  Apply in person.”  So begins the novel Ishmael, published in 1992 by Daniel Quinn, now residing in Houston.  Through the course of more than a dozen books and countless...
The Love Mob is multi-generational movement that promotes love as a lifestyle. This benevolent "mob" began creating organized acts of love with a massive flash mob in Los Angeles dedicated to victims of Sandy Hook last December: (http://youtu.be/EuTp44xwX7A) After being...
Despite the best efforts of Glenn Beck to ruin Van Jones, Jones is back, standing tall, a righteous man vindicated. While receiving a prestigious award Friday night from the NAACP, Jones refused to lower himself to Beck’s level. Rather than giving Beck the tongue lashing he...
The following is an excerpt of “Columbus and Western Civilization” written by Howard Zinn that appears in the Disinformation anthology You Are Still Being Lied To edited by Russ Kick. Author’s Note: In the year 1992, the celebration of Columbus Day was different from...
I love Columbus Day. Each year, I recall the simple song I learned as a child about the man who "discovered" America. I still recall the innocent boy whose imagination was taken by the story of adventure and discovery. In fourteen hundred and ninety two Columbus sailed the...
A taste of the upcoming feature documentary, Occupy Love. This is a community funded film. We are in the LAST WEEK of our crowd funding campaign at http://www.indiegogo.com/Occupy-Love Please check it out! We can't do it without you... \"Love is the felt experience of...
The question I hear time and time again from audiences who see my documentary film, Broadcast Blues is, "Why did you leave your lucrative career in broadcasting to become a media reform activist?" The truth is that, once upon a time, I worked in a newsroom where a corporate...
Natha Update reports from the Tripura Sundari Retreat in Paradise Retreat Center where today was given a revolutionary initiation in the Technique for manifesting Active Love. We bring an interview with Spiritual Teacher Advaita Stoian who is the one who gave the initiation...
Have you daydreamed about being a member of an intergenerational social justice organization like the Order of Phoenix? Do you want Dumbledore to be your mentor? Have dementors ever burned you out to the point where you doubted your ability to take on the Voldemorts of our...
A series of BBC films about how humans have been colonised by the machines we have built. Although we don't realise it, the way we see everything in the world today is through the eyes of the computers.  The series argues this has affected a wide spectrum of human...
These days, I’m more likely to feel hopeless than sad, more likely to feel as if nothing is ever enough, as if nothing really makes a difference, as if our whole human civilization is unraveling and there is nothing I or anyone can do about it. It’s a different feeling from...
Directed by Franklin Lopez, END:CIV examines our culture’s addiction to systematic violence and environmental exploitation, and probes the resulting epidemic of poisoned landscapes and shell-shocked nations. Based in part on Endgame, the best-selling book by Derrick...
The Trap is a series of three films by Bafta-winning producer Adam Curtis (The Century of the Self, The Power of Nightmares) that explains the origins of our contemporary, narrow idea of freedom. It shows how a simplistic model of human beings as self-seeking, almost robotic...