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Gary Yourofsky's inspirational speech  at Georgia Tech, summer 2010. Kick back, relax, and open your ears to this powerful, straightforward speaker who dispels the many myths widely believed about how animals are treated in our society for a myriad of purposes and emphasizes...
2013 seemed to be the year of news bloopers from the embarrassing, crude and hilarious events seen in the crazy year. Visit: Trouge.com for more videos..
Animated sequences from the feature documentary H2Oil explain, in a nutshell, the issues and problems associated with oil/tar sands production in Canada. You can view the full film here. 
2013 was another incredible year for fantastic, forward thinking social change films. More films pushing the envelope of creative thinking. More films giving a voice to the cutting edge ideas and perspectives of the global movement for a better world. More films telling the...
The Best War Ever offers a compelling study of the propaganda campaign that led us to war, and which continues to trap the Bush administration within a "mirrored echo chamber" of its own "message consistency" with catastrophic consequences for the United States and the world.
[ffa-no-ads]Here is a round up of the 10 best films about climate change or the issues related to it. Click the title of each film to watch all of these documentaries online.   10. Meat The Truth (2008) Although many films have convincingly...
Over the last 7 years, Films For Action has been cataloging an online library of the best social change films that can be watched free online. Opting for quality over quantity, the site has grown slowly to include 500 documentaries and 900 short films, trailers and...
The brilliant naturalist, author of Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature, and founder of the Biomimicry Institute, Janine Benyus, reminds us that our prime directive as living beings is to seek to create conditions conducive to life. What are Nature's 100 Best...
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 dedicated itself to filling in the progressive video niche. "It's probably the most comprehensive...
In the spirit of the popular Wall of Films we created back in 2012, we wanted to roll out a series of visual walls each crafted around a unique theme. Our first is dedicated to the rights of mother Earth and all our relatives. Check it out here. Below are 20 of our...
Ethan Young, a student at Farragut High School in Knox County, Tenn., made his case as to why he believes the school district should drop the new national education standards, a set of guidelines that were never voted on by Congress, the Department of Education nor by local...
"Cowardice asks the question, 'Is it safe?' Expediency asks the question, 'Is it politic?' Vanity asks the question - is it popular? But conscience asks the question, 'Is it right?' And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor...
What do you do when you are the heir to the Proctor and Gamble fortune and you have spent years surrounding yourself with new agey thinking and conspiracy theories?  You make a film like ‘Thrive‘, the latest conspiracy theory movie that is popping up all over the place.  I’ve...
If you know of something better please tell us in the comments, because this is both brilliant and politically biting. Naturally, all credit for this bit of political theater goes to Banksy.  Also, yes this installation is from 2010 (created for pretty obvious reasons)...
There were other connections between the Bushes and the Saudis. Carlyle Group, which hired both George Bush junior and senior, received major funds and worked for Saudi Royals and the Bin Laden family. This hour long documentary follows the award-winning reporter-sleuth...
Now that T-Mobile and AT&T are joining forces, they can do whatever they want, since they and Verizon dominate nearly 80% of the market. Welcome to the new AT&T -T-Mobile: It's less choice without saving you any money!
The Next, Best West explores our changing relationship with the land that sustains us. It tells the story of how the conventional American concept of progress has steered our exploitation of the Western landscape, and takes you to three places – Colorado’s San Luis Valley...
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 been a great source of inspiration.  Zinn's book, A People's History of the United States, is...
Charmaine quit her marketing job to become Miss. Colina - an eco-friendly second grade public school teacher that inspires her kids to make a difference in their world.
Art and social practices Andrew Argues That Dunayevich to watch every social process as an artistic act and describes the experience of collective production relied on the Certainty That the strength of a story has transformational power of social experiences.   Art is...
In the age of the brand, logos are everywhere. But why do some of the world’s best-known brands find themselves on the wrong end of the spray paint can — the targets of anti-corporate campaigns by activists and protesters? No Logo, based on the best-selling book by Canadian...
*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...
Awards: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences - One of the best Documentaries of 1994 Atlanta Film Festival - Best informative Documentary U.S. National Education Film Festival - Silver Award Columbus International Film Festival - The Chris Award 30...
"This is where I live, I do my best to protect that river, I do my best to save these wetlands, I do my best to save those trees over there.
When Professor Elinor Ostrom became the first women to win a Nobel Prize for economics in 2009, or to be precise, the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences that she shared with Richard Williamson, most economists probably sighed with surprise and said something along...
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 technique to tell his story. Much more than a comedian, Bill Hicks was and still is an inspiration to...
Jesse Ventura On Fox And Friends Defending The The Right To Question 911, Aired May 19th, 2009. The first half is the best part.
Best selling author Seth Godin discusses the failure of our educational model that's built around producing factory workers.
About the education system in Finland, one of the best of the worlds and purly humanistic.
”An organic farmer is the best scientist of today, because they actually have to understand how nature works in order to produce.They are the best health specialist of today, because they are giving us the food that gives us health. An organic farmer is the best steward of...
Alan Wilson Watts was a British-born philosopher, writer, and speaker, best known as an interpreter and populariser of Eastern philosophy for a Western audience. Alan Watts audio courtesy of alanwatts.org Music: RFGB https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQKGLOK2FqmVgVwYferltKQ...
This Excerpt from 1992 episode with teacher Jane Elliott's showed "The Oprah Winfrey Show" at its best. The Iowa schoolteacher speaks after applied her famous blue-eyes-vs.-brown-eyes experiment to the show's studio audience, separating the people on the basis of eye pigment...
The team hits Madison, WI and meets Chris Meyer, creator of Hackerspace Sector 67. It's a co-working community of inventors, tinkerers, hackers...nerds. They embrace the guys and set the challenge of the week: a science fair! They split into teams and spend the next 48 hours...
Riz Khan talks to John Perkins about his book on global corruption. Perkin's book, entitled "Confessions of an Economic Hit man," was on the New York Times best seller list when it was first published in 2004. "Economic hit men," John Perkins writes, "are highly paid...
"Social situations significantly control individual behavior. For Lewin, human behavior is always a function of the individual and the social environment. This means that the best and worst of human nature can be brought out by manipulating some aspects of the social...
Best introduction to 9/11 truth, dealing mainly with the 9/11 Commission cover-up as exposed by the victims family members in their fight to find out what happened to their loved ones that day.
What happens when citizens apply permaculture principles to a city grid? They create friendly places within the grid that invite people to come together. Mark Lakeman, co-founder of Portland, Oregon's City Repair Project describes these "creative intervention" projects as...
Van Jones' closing speech at the National Conference on Media Reform 2007, which was held in Memphis, TN. One of the best from the conference.
Acclaimed author and journalist Michael Pollan argues that what most Americans are consuming today is not food but "edible foodlike substances." His previous book, The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, was named one of 2006's ten best books by the New York...
John Lennon's "Imagine" covered by A Perfect Circle, and video edited by Peter Joseph, who made the video as an introduction to Zeitgeist Day 2010. Remix culture at its best!
Best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell discusses America's dramatically changing notions of wealth and income inequality since the mid-20th century. Gladwell notes that top-earning Americans faced a 91% income tax rate during most of the 1950s. "What's amazing is that, if...
This fun animation provides a vision of what a post-consumer society could look like, with people working fewer hours and pursuing re-skilling, homesteading, and small-scale enterprises that can help reduce the overall size and impact of the consumer economy. Narrated by...
Kymatica focuses on human and universal consciousness and goes deeper into the metaphysical aspects of reality. This is the sequel to Esoteric Agenda. In Ben's own words, this is his best movie project!
The horse racing industry's best kept secret may shock you... TAKE ACTION: www.AnimalsAustralia.org/horse-racing-wastage Video with thanks to CPR
Winnter at the ECU 2010 (European film festival) for "Best Non European Documentary," Dhobi Ghaat is a short film about the loss of cultural heritage in Pakistan due to modernization and global climate change, which has affected the lives of professional dhobis (laundery men).
Bruce Parker is a small business owner from Alexandria, VA. He's concerned about climate change, and he joined Citizens Climate Lobby to do something about it. Bruce explains why he thinks a carbon tax is the best policy for our economy, our health, and our planet. Visit...
Professor Stephanie Kelton explained the origins of the Bretton Woods system, why US policy makers still make policy as if we were in a gold standard world, why we will not become like Greece, what really creates hyper inflation, why the US can easily reach full employment...
Abby Martin calls out Nestle once again, this time over the company's commissioning of cocoa famers in Ivory Coast who force thousands of underage workers to harvest under conditions best described as child slavery.
Agnès Varda's universally acclaimed 'wandering-road documentary' focuses her ever-seeking eye on gleaners: those who scour already-reaped fields for the odd potato or turnip. Her investigation leads us from forgotten corners of the French countryside to off-hours at the green...
Less is more with this beautiful short film, so perhaps it's best to watch it without too much explanation. The filmmaker says, "the idea was that something is happening but you can't see it but you can feel it, like ageing itself."