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The Zionist Story, an independent film by Ronen Berelovich, is the story of ethnic cleansing, colonialism and apartheid to produce a demographically Jewish State.Ronen successfully combines archival footage with commentary from himself and others such as Ilan Pappe, Terry...
The Colombia connection reveals the ugly face of US military aid to Colombia and of the American government's interference in the affairs of Latin American nations.  An excellent documentary. Pablo Navarrete, the director of this documentary, also did the documentary...
What 3 words would you use to describe your home town? This is a small taster of the larger documentary yet to come which tries to summarise what the final production will be. This is a documentary concerning Newtown. (Y Drenewydd) A documentary about Newtown and the...
A feature length, not for for profit documentary that looks into the world of banking and fiat currency using scenes from various movies and media sources from across the galaxy. It is made to analyse the actions taken by government and the people in the midst of the...
The TROM documentary is trying to present, in a simplistic way, the world in which we, human beings, live. The world discovered so far, not some idea or personal choice. Moreover we tried to present alternative solutions to current problems and took into account the future...
1,000 Times No. This documentary follows a group of college students taking action against the prevalence of sexual assault on college campuses by educating and raising awareness. This short documentary helps students understand the risks of the dangerous behavior that...
'The Collective Evolution' is a documentary aimed at showing the current state of the world, why it needs to be changed, and how each and every one of us can play a role in changing it. The documentary addresses this need for change through five individual yet interrelated...
 A documentary that looks into the events during the Republican National Convention in Saint Paul, MN. Footage contains excessive use of force and questionable tactics used by police toward activists. It also includes interviews with citizens, asking them what they are...
Peter Davis' landmark documentary Hearts and Minds confronts with stark frankness the United States' involvement in Vietnam and the development of its foreign policy in the 1970s. Using a carefully constructed range of meticulously researched and powerful material including...
This film exposes the high-level corruption within the Vatican Church while trying to understand why child abuse within this institution is so rampant and on a global scale. In her Academy Award nominated (2006) documentary, Deliver Us From Evil, director Amy Berg uses...
Film offers us a powerful tool to shift awareness and inspire action. By hosting community film screenings and sharing them online, they offer a method to break our dependence on the mainstream media and become the media ourselves. We don't need to wait for anyone or...
No issue may be more contentious or more misunderstood than the conflict between Israel and Palestine. Hatred, fear, religion, politics, propaganda, media misinformation, and decades of cyclical violence has made understanding the roots of this conflict (not to mention...
2012 was another big year for break-out films in the social change genre. With most of the bases covered for all of the major problems we're facing, more and more films this year focused on the solutions side of the equation, giving a voice to the uplifting stories of...
[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...
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 creative action. Our...
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...
Tired of watching scary movies that all end up disappointing when you realize they're not actually real? Try some of these documentaries. They will frighten you. They will shock you. They will give you chills as your mind realizes disturbing truths about the reality of our...
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...
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 Films For Action community has been cataloging social change documentaries on this site for several years now. And on top of our editor's work to scour the internet for the newest and best films to become available for free viewing online, we're lucky to have a...
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 challenge your friends to...
Tribeca Film Institute and Ford Foundation's JustFilms have partnered to create an annual grant supporting non-fiction transmedia projects centering on social justice and equality, with this year's $750,000 award total stepping up to $1 million per annum for the following...
Social activism has always been a popular subject for documentarians because it presents stories of both cause and characters. The 10 powerful films below are not a complete list of films about social activists, but certainly proof enough that social change is possible...
Documentary films are not only wildly entertaining, but also serve as a powerful and engaging educational tool. As quality documentary films continue to be produced around the globe, we encourage teachers to take advantage and enlighten their students with some of these...
The Pervert's Guide to Ideology is a 2012 British documentary film directed by Sophie Fiennes and written and presented by Slovene philosopher and psychoanalyst Slavoj Žižek.[2] It is a seque
Red Blooded Men is a documentary that covers multiple aspects of college life through a male's perspective. Through various interviews, from Northern Illinois University to the University of Iowa, and other schools across the country, we hope to enlighten audiences about...
Slutwalk. After a local police chief accused college women of dressing like sluts, the students created a demonstration movement called Slutwalk. It is growing and getting attention. Slutwalk was made by students at Rowan University in the documentary production class taught...
Actor and UNEP Goodwill Ambassador Ian Somerhalder narrates an inspiring new documentary that takes the viewer on a trip around the world to see people taking action on climate change. The documentary weaves together nine inspiring stories, showing that action on climate...
This (now former) climate change skeptic and self-professed Bill O'Reilly fan recently attended a screening of a new documentary that features time-lapse footage of entire glaciers disappearing at alarmingly fast rates. I think it's pretty safe to say what she saw made an...
The project began as a way to explore, edu­cate about, and advocate change around the over­crowd­ing of the Philadelphia county jail sys­tem. The documentary has come to focus on mass incarceration across the nation and the intersection of race and poverty within criminal...
An inspirational documentary that recounts the life of writer, educator, and activist Howard Zinn. Watch the full documentary above.
Immigration policy can devastate the lives of refugees and asylum seekers as the documentary "Wadim" poignantly shows. http://hotspots.co/browse/wadim/  A family is uprooted from their happy lives in Latvia after the country gains its independence. Harsh German...
War on Health - Gary Null's documentary exposing the FDA. Posted with permission. A must-see documentary. Learn more from Gary Null at the Progressive Radio Network: www.PRN.fm
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...
The College Conspiracy Full Documentary - College Conspiracy is the most comprehensive documentary ever produced about higher education in the U.S. The film exposes the facts and truth about America's college education system.
COWSPIRACY: The Sustainability Secret (http://cowspiracy.com) is a groundbreaking feature-length environmental documentary following an intrepid filmmaker as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet today, and investigates why the world's leading...
This documentary traces back the origins of Takfiris in Islam and elaborates on their objectives through interviews with senior Shia and Sunni clerics. PRESS TV Documentaries
The Colours of Football is a series of documentaries that portray different aspects of football from the four corners of the world. PRESS TV Documentaries
La Gota Más Importante (The Most Important Drop Of Water): Open the space for a documentary full of common experiences and other perspectives about Climate change that receive little exposure. A curious blend between ordinary people and experts was the result of this documentary.
This CBC, award winning Fifth Estate mini documentary takes an outside look at the American media and how it has digressed to a shouting match between liberals and conservatives where often big money dictates who is the loudest. This short documentary offers us interviews by...
Inspired by a curiosity about our country’s careless habit of sending food straight to landfills, the multi award-winning documentary DIVE! follows filmmaker Jeremy Seifert and friends as they dumpster dive in the back alleys and gated garbage receptacles of Los Angeles’...
This 80-minute documentary focuses on the growing "wealth gap" in America, as seen through the eyes of filmmaker Jamie Johnson, a 27-year-old heir to the Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical fortune. Johnson, who cut his film teeth at NYU and made the Emmy®-nominated 2003 HBO...
This short documentary looks at the aftermath of Liberia's civil war and the impact that a simple school meal can have on young children and their families. The documentary is made by Kristen Palana, a multimedia artist and tenured Associate Professor in the Communication...
I Lost My Job is a short documentary film which sets out to explore the phenomenon which is affecting and due to affect many people's lives - namely, technological unemployment. The documentary also examines what we can do about it as a society through the analysis of a...
(a documentary by Geert Droppers & Cristina Zenato) Sharks are one of the most important top-predators in our oceans and there is still a lot we dont understand, or even know, about these fascinating animals. This short documentary shows one of the most mysterious phenomena...
Outrage is a 2009 American documentary film written and directed by Kirby Dick. The film presents a narrative discussing the hypocrisy of individuals purported in the documentary to be closeted politicians who promote anti-gay legislation. 
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...
Green Corn Project Documentary Green Corn Project is a grassroots, volunteer-run organization dedicated to helping Central Texans in need grow their own organic vegetables. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit, GCP installs organic food gardens for elderly, low-income, and disabled...
IRAN (Is Not The Problem) is a feature length documentary film responding to the failure of the American mass media to provide the public with relevant and accurate information about the standoff between the US and Iran, as happened before with the lead up to the invasion of...
This is the trailer for the second documentary about The Panthers in Sweden. The Panthers is a youth organisation inspired by The Black Panther Party. Watch the first documentary here Read more about the documentary here The Panther's homepage