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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'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: 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...
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 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...
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 & 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...
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
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'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...
Filmmaker Lilly Wachowski Preempts Tabloid by Coming Out as a Transgender Woman
She has a successful filmmaking career, a supportive wife and a transgender sister, but when it came to going public about her own transition, Lilly Wachowski didn’t have a...
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...
New Film: '8 Days @ COP21'
'8 days @ COP21' is the work of filmmaker Emilio Mula travelling to Paris with Rob Hopkins. It captures those days last December when the climate negotiations took place in...
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...
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...
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...
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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...
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 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...
The Film That Changed the World ONE NIGHT Liberty Hall!
"The Film That Changed The World"  2016 Tour is underway. Go to www.thefilmthatchangedtheworld.com and SUBSCRIBE TO BE NOTIFIED for up-dates in your town. NEWS! ONE NIGHT...
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...
A Hauntingly Beautiful Short Film About Life and Death
The Life of Death is a touching handdrawn animation about the day Death fell in love with Life.
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 clueless...
90 Inspiring and Visionary Films That Will Change How You See the World in Profound Ways
The world today is in crisis. Everybody knows that. But what is driving this crisis? It's a story, a story that is destroying the world. It's a story about our relationship to...
50+ Films About Women That Will Inspire You, Anger You, and Make You Want to Change the World
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...
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
Live Rich: A Spoken Word Film about The True Meaning of Wealth
This consumer madness is consuming us. Follow Buy Nothing Day on Twitter and Facebook. Video by Gary Turk.
Black Friday Is Buy Nothing Day: Here Are 10 Films to Inspire a Joyous Shopping-Free Holiday
Since 1997, the biggest shopping day of the year in North America has also been known as Buy Nothing Day - a playful protest against the cultural and commercial pressures that...
The Top 10 Films on 9/11 Truth
9/11 has always been one of the most difficult subjects for news organizations to cover with integrity. The majority of media has forced the debate into two black and white...
Be a Good Consumer. This Film Will Show You How.
This instructional video will teach you all of the essential habits and thought-patterns needed to be a good consumer. Of course, after watching, you may choose to opt out. 
How Films for Action Began, and Where It's Headed
This is a little window into our strategy to help catalyze a Global Paradigm Shift
Connected: A Film for Change (2013)
'Connected' is a film made by Paul and Kate Maple, a UK based couple who have made it their lives for the last 4 years. Worried about the future and the seemingly...
Host a Film Screening (Quick Overview Guide)
Regularly watching the news over the years, and getting my news from a variety of sources, I’ve noticed that the mainstream news media does a pretty bad job of covering certain...
Israel Vs Israel: A Film About Israeli Peace Activists (2010)
One grandmother, one rabbi, one anarchist and one ex-soldier – four Israelis trying to put an end to the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian Territories.  The documentary...