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Taylor Wilson believes nuclear fusion is a solution to our future energy needs, and that kids can change the world. And he knows something about both of those: When he was 14, he built a working fusion reactor in his parents' garage.
Nikola Tesla is one of the top ten most fascinating people in history. Nikola Tesla was an electrical engineer who changed the world with the invention of the AC (alternating current) induction motor, making the universal transmission and distribution of...
From equal rights to political reform, these 10 protests helped changed the world. Music = Cyberworld by Terry Devine-King
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." - Margaret Mead  Are you ready to help change the world and revive the archaic? _ http://ParadigmShiftCentral.com - Get...
The chances are you never met Aaron Swartz, the man/social justice fighter/Internet genius, but he fought for you — yes, you, sitting there in front of your computer screen or phone — for a free and open Internet. Aaron fought tirelessly against dangerous...
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...
How do we change the world? Change the story. "The greatest illusion of this world is the illusion of separation." Once the story our world is built on reflects the reality of interconnection, we will be on a true path towards sustainability. The...
Car contamination is a real threat to our environment, and bicycles can be a good solution to it. Are we aware that it's us who can really change the world? Produced by: Roger Macaya Munell Miquel Sierra Montoya Jose Alejandro Santamaría Music made by...
THE SPARK is a documentary about a genius technologist and a rebel educator, two pioneers from opposite spectrums with one goal in common: Build a sustainable community. Can two men driven by determination overcome global challenges to change the...
Featuring many key figures from Europe and the U.S., this is the first documentary film to look with scientific thoroughness at the world of Cultural Creatives. It shows that a great mass of people think differently from the way propagated by the media and...
The Good Story Competition is looking for creative video storytelling of everyday people in Asia doing good to improve the lives of others. More than just a chance to creatively and engagingly tell these stories, the Good Story Competition gives you the...
Films For Action recently released a Facebook App that features a top-100 compendium of documentaries made to change the world... Direct link: http://apps.facebook.com/ffachallenge/ Think you're a documentary buff? See how many you've seen and then...
Hello World, I'm Ivan from Vigilante I'm a musician, producer, DJ and activist. (For more information please visit my website or download my EPK) Since 2005 I have been making music and touring the world with talented musician
Revolution is a film about changing the world. The true-life adventure of Rob Stewart, this follow-up to his acclaimed SHARKWATER documentary continues his remarkable journey; one that will take him through 15 countries over four years, and where he'll...
THE COUNTER ECONOMY: A WHOLE NEW WORLD IS GROWING UP FROM THE ASHES - A presentation by Katie Patrick. The Counter Economy; a self sustaining ethical economy that respects the boundaries of nature. It is growing on top of the existing polluting...
“Change the Media, Change the World” was the theme at the National Conference for Media Reformin Boston last weekend. But if it didn’t sound like a self-help book from the bargain bin, we could have added “Change Yourself.”  Because we all walked away a...
Join FACEBOOK COMMUNITY: http://www.facebook.com/iamawakenowHello, I Am Awake - (Moving Beyond The Matrix) - Video Trailer - Join the Awakening Facebook Community. We share awake videoes, awake trailers and uplifting documentaries from around the...
Greening Sacred Spaces is a practical programme developed by Faith & the Common Good to assist faith communities with both the educational and spiritual dimensions of greening as well as the "how-to" side of audits, retrofits and generally reducing the...
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 to creep in. You sincerely want to help change the world, but from all this...
Can a simple, 19th century technology change the world? For most North Americans, a bicycle ride or commute is a lifestyle choice. For countless others across the globe, each pedal stroke is progress out of poverty, toward an education, and over the...
GIVE US THE MONEY: How do you change the world? Bob Geldof and Bono have been the most prominent voices advocating on behalf of the poor. But have their concerts and campaigns really lifted millions out of poverty? Geldof, Bono and Bill Gates speak...
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...
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 navigational changes ended up morphing into an over-the-top, head-to-toe redesign of...
One might not expect a website called weedblog.eu to be particularly profound. However, in addition to posts about “the best weed you ever smoked” and “the latest cannabis discoveries that governments don’t want you to know,” the site recently posted a map...
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The richest 400 Americans now own more wealth than the bottom 180 million taken together. The political system is in deadlock. Social and economic pain continue to grow. Environmental devastation and global warming present growing challenges. Is there any path toward a more democratic, equal and ecologically sustainable society? What can one person do?  
Last night, in what seems to be part of a coordinated crackdown on occupations across the country, Zuccotti Park was raided. Thousands of us who had subscribed to the text alert system, or who got emails or phone calls or panicked Twitter messages, went to...
Last week, PFC Bradley Manning offered to accept responsibility for releasing classified documents as an act of conscience – not as charged by the US military. As people who have worked for decades against the increased militarization of societies and for...
My life experiences have enabled me to have rich experiences in a broad range of fields: military officer (U.S. Army, artillery), professional sports (tennis), business (entrepreneur), politics (U.S. congressional candidate), architecture (masters...
Attitude changes everything   In the today’s world impregnated more and more with the ideas that are radiating from the 
Released on November 20th 2013; International Children's Day. This sonically 'Mad' film asks the simple (yet so tragically & unnecessarily complex) question: In war
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...
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 communication tools geared to amplify the impact of local efforts, the website serves to build synergy and momentum to affect dramatic and radical change at a city-wide level. We believe an informed, well connected, and...
With a growing awareness of mounting ecological, economic and social problems, there exists many growing currents of response. On one hand, more people are waking up. They're getting involved. They're saying, "Not another day! This is where I mark the...
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, and democratic society. Along these lines we are many things. We're community film screening organizers. We're an alternative news center. We're a problem/solutions learning library. We're an international and...
Several years ago, like so many others, we got tired of the most influential news outlets failing to inform the public about so many critical issues. But rather than wait for these media conglomerates to reform, we decided: better to just become the media...
People are waking up. They're getting involved. They're saying, "Not another day! This is where I mark the line." Their desire to change the world is turning from simple wishful thinking on Monday mornings into tangible action. The thoughts they used to...
CRY OF THE INNOCENT: The Voices That Can't Speak  This precedent-setting film will unveil the spiritual truth behind the veil of a culture that perpetuates the holocaust of animals for personal gain, with its center on the fur trade.  Its pure intent is...
If Mohandas Gandhi were a typical North American activist these days, he would probably be wearing a three-piece suit and working in a plush office with his law degree prominently displayed. He would have little time to lead protests, since every other...
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 let's become the media ourselves by hosting documentaries on issues...
CREATING COMMUNITY: (Above) Chris O’Donnell, 24, of Bushwick, Brooklyn, takes a break at the Occupy Wall Street encampment. The kitchen has been serving free meals to as many as 1,000 people a day. (Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales)   “Who is ready to...
Here's a big idea: Pangea Day plans to use the power of film to bring the world a little closer together. We're divided by borders, race, religion, conflict... but most of all by misunderstanding and mistrust. Pangea Day seeks to overcome that -- to help...
A weekly free bike coop where you can use mechanics’ tools and expertise to fix your bike? Free clinics where schoolkids or neighbors learn to maintain or build their own bikes from used parts? Chauncey and Dash Tudhope-Locklear make a living repairing...
The Yes Men follows a couple of anti-corporate activist-pranksters as they impersonate World Trade Organization spokesmen on TV and at business conferences around the world. The story follows Andy and Mike from their beginnings with GWBush.com, and on to...
2011 will likely be remembered in America as the year that the nation's youth finally started to wake up - all that bubbling knowledge of the world's problems, all the discontent and disillusion with our broken system finally burst into a flurry of...
  2013. The documentary centres around the struggles of artists to convey ‘the essence’ of events, without distorting their message. It looks at how artists have been using various mediums to portray situations, people and political systems in an...
Get inspired by two real-life Superheroes who teach us the basics of creating change. Mkhuseli Khusta Jack organized a consumer boycott in 1985 in the city of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, which helped end racial apartheid. In 2000, Oscar Olivera was...
How can I make a positive difference in the world? Where do I start? Which of the overwhelming number of urgent global issues should I focus my attention on first? These are questions most of us have asked ourselves at some point, but although being an active citizen can sometimes feel hopeless, remember: you can only be responsible for your own actions, and major changes start at the...
What is voluntary participation In her book -Reality is broken: how games make us better – McGonigal (2011) defines voluntary participation as a characteristic of games where a player participating in a game willingly and knowingly accepts the goals, the...
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