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500 Years Later [2005]
500 Years Later (፭፻ ዓመታት በኋላ 500 ʿamätatə bähwala) is an independent documentary film directed by Owen 'Alik Shahadah, written by M. K. Asante, Jr. and released in 2005. It has...
Films For Action Launches New Website, a "Learning Library for People Who Want to Change the World"
Lawrence, KS -- After 12 months in development, Films For Action has launched its new website - a head-to-toe redesign that lays the foundation for a vibrant community-powered...
Films For Action: How We Plan to Help Catalyze a Global Paradigm Shift
It finally hit us several years ago. A heavily monopolized, commercialized and profit-driven media was choking the health of our culture. It was the problem that made every...
Films For Action's Guide to Hosting Public Film Screenings
This guide will give you step by step instructions on how to host Films For Action sponsored film screening events in your city. It is intended primarily for people who have...
Films For Action: Providing a Go-To Resource for the Best Social Change Videos Free to Watch Online
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...
Filmmakers Propose Online "Swarm Offensive" Against Climate Change
This beautifully animated short video argues that grassroots efforts to deal with climate change can be more effective if they adopt the tactics of open source technology...
Films For Action's Blogroll / Recommended Independent Media
Our Recommended Independent Media Links: Adbusters Aljazeera AlterNet Black Agenda Report Boiling Frogs Post Common Dreams Consortium News Counter Punch Democracy N
Films For Action: Independent Media for a Better World
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...
Film review: Why ‘Thrive’ is best avoided
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...
Films For Action is Ready to Hit the Tipping Point in 2012
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...
Films For Action Launches New Mobile Site!
January 25, 2012 - We've launched our new mobile site today, bringing the site's library of over 900 films, independent news and actions to the small screen inside your...
Films For Action & The Bloom: Transformational Festivals Panel - "Practicing The New World"
Transformational Festivals Panel for “Practicing The New World” LIVE at 7:00pm April 29th following the LIVE MASS VIEWING of THE BLOOM PART II  Part II of The Bloom explores...
Filmmakers Behind "The Corporation" Launch Campaign to Donate Film to 1,000 Schools
Get up off the couch! The filmmakers of "The Corporation" are raising money to launch a shorter, downloadable and affordable version of the film with a license for unlimited...
Films For Action: We Share Breaking Knowledge
A lot of media organizations focus on breaking news. We're focused on breaking knowledge.   What is breaking knowledge you ask? It may be cutting edge or i
Films for Action's 6 Best Videos Featuring Howard Zinn Online
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...
Films For Action Is Launching a Pay-Per-View Section of the Website
Hey everyone, after two years planning, developing and taking our sweet time to get this ready, we are excited to announce the launch of our pay-per-view (PPV) section of the...
Film Review: Open Sesame - The Story of Seeds
Film Review: Open Sesame – The Story of Seeds Posted on February 16, 2015 by Nicole by Nicole Wines OPEN SESAME – THE STORY OF SEEDS
Film "A Day Without a Mexican"
As anti-immigrant fervor continues to agitate here in the US, join us to watch this timely comedic satire from 2004. A cloud comes over California and their entire population...
2012 Crossing Over, A New Beginning
A World of Love is Coming!' This is the OFFICIAL RELEASE of the Full Length Documentary film '2012 Crossing Over, A New Beginning' a film written, directed, filmed, edited and...
CRASS: There Is No Authority But Yourself
There is No Authority But Yourself is a Dutch film directed by Alexander Oey documenting the history of anarchist punk band Crass. The film features archive footage of the...
The Natural State of America
Residents of the Ozark Highlands of Arkansas, the “Natural State,” engaged in a battle with their rural electric cooperative over the spraying of herbicides on powerline...
Augenhöhe (OV With English Subtitles, 2015)
Can we create workplaces where people can develop their full potential and use all their talents - not just for their own benefit, but for the good of the organisation as a...
A Silent Forest: The Growing Threat of Genetically Engineered Trees (2009)
This award winning documentary film explores the growing global threat of genetically engineered trees to our environment and to human health. The film features renowned...
The Pervert's Guide to Ideology: Slavoj Žižek
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...
Shadows: John Cassavetes-1959 (Full Length Movie)
Shadows is an improvised film about interracial relations during the Beat Generation years in New York City, and was written and directed by John Cassavetes. The film stars Ben...
The Greatest Movie Ever Sold (trailer)
Morgan Spurlock explores the world of product placement, marketing and advertising in POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold, a film that was fully financed...
AmaZulu: The Children Of Heaven
Life in a South African Township is seen through the eyes of seven pupils as they come together under the parental eye of Mr Mtshali, headmaster of Velabahleke High School...
Zeitgeist: Addendum (2008)
Zeitgeist: Addendum, a 2008 documentary film produced by Peter Joseph, is a continuation of the film Zeitgeist, the Movie. The film includes facts regarding the Federal Reserve...
Ghetto Physics
Ghetto Physics: Will the Real Pimps and Ho's Please Stand Up! examines the interplay between Pimps and Ho's and how that dynamic is the simplest expression of how power is...
The Great Global Warming Swindle Documentary Debunked
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...
Beyond Treason: The True Story Of Depleted Uranium (2005)
Beyond Treason is an 89-minute 2005 film by William Lewis and Joyce Riley. It reveals a history of profiteering by chemical companies such as Monsanto Company who used war as...
Cinema as a Vehicle for Social Integration in the City
How can film support social integration in the city? With recording equipment now more affordable and accessible than ever, Marco Trombetta writes about the rise of 'slum...
The New American Century (2009)
This film goes in detail through the untold history of The Project for the New American Century with tons of archival footage and connects it right into the present. This...
Grand Wheel
After premiering at SXSW, this experimental walk through the Peace Movement in the United States has played more than forty of the top film festivals across the country. In...
Symphony of the Soil
Drawing from ancient knowledge and cutting edge science, Symphony of the Soil is an artistic exploration of the miraculous substance soil. By understanding the elaborate...
What's Organic About Organic?
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...
Nnimmo Bassey: Award-Winning African Climate Activist
NNIMMO BASSEY: award-winning African climate activist and poet: please help us make a film about his work and how it connects with austerity, refugees and our wider...
Wanderers
Wanderers is a short science fiction film by Erik Wernquist - a digital artist and animator from Stockholm, Sweden. The film is a vision of our humanity's future expansion into...
Mexican Cuisine
A short documentary about the taste of immigration in California. Synopsis: In California, the state with the largest Latino immigrant population in the country, there is...
Logorama (2010)
 Logorama explores the extent to which logos are embedded in our daily existence. H5 members said, "Logorama presents us with an over-marketed world built only from logos and...
Occupy Cartoon (2011)
An experimental documentary about the Occupy Wall Street Movement. Made in 2011 during the OWS protests, this film is comprised of footage shot in the NYC, Zuccotti Park...
Sacred Voices
Sacred Voices is a short film which shares the messages of eight traditional Sacred Natural Site Custodians from Kenya, Ethiopia, South Africa and Uganda. They share an ancient...
Schooling the World (2010)
If you wanted to change an ancient culture in a generation, how would you do it? You would change the way it educates its children. The U.S. Government knew this in the 19th...
Debunking "The Great Global Warming Swindle"
Two short debunkings of the British documentary that claimed people are not responsible for global warming. The audio quality of the presentation in part 1 is poor, but this...
"Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible"  November 22 Sunday, 12 Noon at Gizzi's Coffee Shop
Another thought provoking film for free viewing and discussion
The Films For Action Challenge on FB: How Many of these 100 Activist Documentaries Have You Seen?
Films For Action recently released a Facebook App that features a top-100 compendium of documentaries made to change the world... Direct link...
Today I Rise: This Beautiful Short Film Is Like a Love Poem For Your Heart and Soul
"The world is missing what I am ready to give: My Wisdom, My Sweetness, My Love and My hunger for Peace." "Where are you? Where are you, little girl with broken wings but full...
The Top 10 Films that Explain Why the Occupy Movement Exists
One of the most entertaining yet unsurprising aspects of Occupy Wall St has been the response from traditional media. Whether intentionally playing dumb or genuinely...
Man Gets Ticket For Not Riding In Bike Lane, Films Himself Crashing Into Things In Bike Lanes.
This is exactly the kind of civic revenge video that we condone, hilariously injuring yourself in the name of proving a point. - http://unlooker.com
50+ Films About Women That Will Inspire Your Perspective on Social Change
Here are 50 documentaries, short films and other videos that focus on women's issues, perspectives and struggles. We're hoping to expand this list over time so feel free to...