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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...
A collage of dozens of social change documentary titles set to music. Most of these documentaries can be found in my Full Movies playlist or you can find a trailer for it in my Movie Trailers playlist plus many more. Inspiration came in many forms being the "Wall of Films"...
This documentary looks into the economic situation of low income households to see how the economic situation in Britain is influencing children. PRESS TV Documentaries
Looks into the case of men sent to Iraq from poor countries by private US security companies as security guards who were forced to fight like a soldier without the training and a fraction of the money PRESS TV Documentaries
For the millions of Catholic devotees around the world, the church is a place of peace, sanctity and serenity for worshiping God. But for some children of the parish, behind the tall walls of the church is where all hell breaks loose.
ACTION4CLIMATE video challenge invites young aspiring filmmakers to produce and submit a 1-12 minute video documentary telling a story about climate change. How is climate change impacting your community? What are you doing about it? What needs to be done to solve the...
The Dream of Homer: the documentary film that tells what are the dreams of blind people Chiara Piotto, Huffington Post, July 29 2014   Rose, Domenico, Gabriel, Daniela and Fabio are blind from birth. Every morning, waking up, they told to a tape recorder what they...
This captivating documentary follows a National Geographic filmmaker who finds relief from pain and aches using the earth as a healing conduit source of free electrons. Helping his community in Alaska, he expands his circle of people who are eager to learn about the effects...
"From One Second to the Next," the rather unlikely film above, came together when AT&T approached the legendary German filmmaker Werner Herzog and asked if he would direct a series of short films warning people about the dangers of texting while driving. "What AT&T...
When the Great Global Warming Swindle was first broadcast - climate deniers thought that at last they had the definitive polemic to beat back the forces of science and reason..... This 8 minute video corrects multiple manipulations of data presented in the film, including...
Exclusive rough-cut of the first in-depth documentary on WikiLeaks and the people behind it! From summer 2010 until now, Swedish Television has been following the secretive media network WikiLeaks and its enigmatic Editor-in-Chief Julian Assange. Reporters Jesper Huor and...
Davis Guggenheim's 2010 film Waiting for Superman is a slick marketing piece full of half-truths and distortions. The film suggests the problems in education are the fault of teachers and teacher unions alone, and it asserts that the solution to those problems is a greater...
Frack! tells the story of the unconventional gas-drilling ("fracking") frenzy sweeping the Marcellus region, including the Catskills and Upper Delaware River watershed, threatening pristine areas which provide clean drinking water for over 15 million people.  Without a...
Forgotten Bird of Paradise provides a rare and moving insight into the ongoing struggle for freedom being waged by the indigenous people of West Papua against Indonesian colonial rule.The documentary includes never before seen footage of West Papuan independence fighters at...
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 world? Share and like, if...
No Shoes, No Service... But Why? Social norms influence us to cover our feet for a variety of reasons, but we pay a heavy price for this cultural obsession with shoes. Poorly designed footwear has contributed to widespread health issues, and a growing body of evidence...
Hemp is a misunderstood plant with compelling benefits for healthy homes, food, farmers, job creation and our environment. Industrial hemp is non-psychoactive and grown in thirty other nations but currently U.S. farmers are prohibited from this economic opportunity.
One of the world's biggest environmental crimes has been more or less forgotten. This is part of our collective guilt as the world's ecosystem continues its accelerated collapse. But the new documentary film The Big Fix takes a detailed, daring look at what happened in the...
We don't see things as they are. We see them as we are." - Anais Nin
A team of three passionate environmental filmmakers recently returned from the Amazon and Choco´ rainforests of Ecuador, beginning their journey to make a documentary featuring the best ways to save tropical rainforests. During the month of February, Earth Soul Productions...
Shocking! WW3 is here! Part 1 of the New World Order: Order out of Chaos series. War has been declared!
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
From gated communities in outer space to graphs about who owns the wealth, two new films are giving Americans a window into the issue of income inequality Two cinematic experiences about extreme wealth inequality are worth seeing, one dramatic and the other documentary.
This mini-documentary describes the launch of the Natural News Forensic Food Lab and its mission to publicly document analytical research on the heavy metals, toxic elements and radioactive isotopes found in everyday foods. See published results at Labs.NaturalNews.com
This series of 'Short Take' interviews offer sneak peaks of characters from the upcoming documentary film "Final Straw," a film which explores Japanese natural farming and the relationships between people and the environment. This time around, we meet Osamu Yoshino, a...
SHOW US WHAT CLIMATE CHANGE MEANS TO YOU! DEADLINE: February 15, 2014 #Action4Climate ACTION4CLIMATE video challenge invites young aspiring filmmakers to produce and submit a 1-12 minute video documentary telling a story about climate change. How is climate change...
Italian director and producer Thomas Torelli (producer of Zero: An Investigation into 9/11) has just finished working on his new feature documentary which is called “Another World” (Un altro mondo), which he wrote and directed. This film is the result of the work and...
SHOW US WHAT CLIMATE CHANGE MEANS TO YOU! UPDATED DEADLINE: April 1, 2014  #Action4Climate video challenge invites young aspiring filmmakers to produce and submit a 1-12 minute video documentary telling a story about climate change. How is climate change impacting your community?
Summary: Following the unprecedented triple meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant after Japan's 3/11 earthquake and tsunami, a myriad of far reaching questions has arisen... What's the current state of the Fukushima nuclear reactors? How much radiation have...
Feature length documentary about the Nobel Peace Prize nominated West Papua independence leader Benny Wenda. Filmed over a 2 year period by British filmmaker Dominic Brown, it provides a rare insight into the life and times of this freedom fighter and his tireless struggle to...
Louis Theroux spends time with a small and very committed subculture of ultra-nationalist Jewish settlers. He discovers a group of extreme Jewish fundamentalists who consider it their religious and political obligation to steal the land of Palestine and especially some of the...
Michael Wynn's "The Soul Travelers" reveals the truth about mythology, the spirit world, magic, Satanism, and the Illuminati. This documentary reviews repeating themes in mythology and tales of ancient man. Then the video discusses the details of the spirit world, chakras...
Mathilde organizes the world's very first Miss Homeless pageant. Fifteen women compete for the main prize: one year rent-free housing. Pascale hopes to win the house, in order to regain the custody over her 7 year old daughter. Winner Flemish young talent award 2012...
VICE's Ryan Duffy went to Colombia to check out a strange and powerful drug called Scopolamine, also known as "The Devil's Breath." It's a substance so intense that it renders a person incapable of exercising free will.
Uganda's Rwenzori Mountains rise 5000m from the heart of Africa. At their summits are some of Earth's only equatorial glaciers. But these "Mountains of the Moon," whose existence caused a sensation in Europe when they were first climbed in 1906, are changing...
Documental animado que trata sobre el agotamiento de los recursos, la energía, y el crecimiento. Realizado por Dermot O'Connor - Incubate Pictures - El problema del crecimiento infinito en un planeta finito: una paradoja. El vídeo nos introduce en el análisis del problema...
Los océanos se están convirtiendo en un basurero. El vertido indiscriminado de residuos de plástico y sustancias quí­micas ponen en serio peligro la cadena alimentaria. Las cifras son realmente dramáticas: del total de la basura vertida en los océanos anualmente, el 80% son...
Is access to clean drinking water a basic human right, or a commodity that should be bought and sold like any other article of commerce? Stephanie Soechtig's debut feature is an unflinching examination of the big business of bottled water. From the producers of Who Killed...
WHAT’S ORGANIC ABOUT “ORGANIC?” rings the alarm for the need to develop an ecological consciousness.  The film illustrates that the organic food debate extends well beyond personal choice and into the realm of social responsibility. Each of the film’s characters is intimately...
Money Talks exposes the questionable tactics that big drug companies use to make record profits by playing with the safety of our family’s health care. Using misleading advertising, attractive “drug reps” who wine and dine doctors and other unethical practices, the drug...
I AM is an utterly engaging and entertaining non-fiction film that poses two practical and provocative questions: what’s wrong with our world, and what can we do to make it better?   The filmmaker behind the inquiry is Tom Shadyac, one of Hollywood’s leading comedy...
The Thai government would rather deny that there is a problem with underage sex trafficking in northern Thailand, but amongst the far-flung hill tribes there is no stigma about selling off a daughter. The Children's Organization of Southeast Asia has developed a new method to...
This short film talks about the hypocrisy and injustice governments apply to innocent civilians worldwide. It explains the cruel reality in which we live in.
Waste Land" is an award winning documentary by director Lucy Walker - An uplifting feature documentary highlighting the transformative power of art and the beauty of the human spirit. Top-selling contemporary artist Vik Muniz takes us on an emotional journey from Jardim...
From Academy Award-nominated director Richard E. Robbins comes Girl Rising - an innovative new feature film about the power of education to change a girl -- and the world. Visit girlrising.com to learn how to bring Girl Rising to your local theater.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...