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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...
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...
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
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...
Michael [Short Film]
AWARDS Best Forced Labour Film: UK Consumer - Unchosen Modern Slavery Film Competition 2014 www.unchosen-films.org/ Film of the Month/ Director of the Month/ Score of the Month...
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...
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...
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...
Radical Film-Making and Digital Paradox: the Case of The Fourth Estate
Digital media technologies are full of paradoxes. On one hand they are said to open up new opportunities, a “democratisation” of media, but on the other they are said to...
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...
Are We Doomed? YERT Feature Film (trailer)
Get ready for YERT: The Film. We've finished our feature film based on our eco-adventures to every state of the USA! Please spread the word to all of your friends and family...
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...
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...
So What Happens When You Make a Fake North Korean Propaganda Film?
From consumerism to Columbus Day to celebrity culture, the film "Propaganda" (available to watch in whole online) slices open contemporary Western culture for its rewriting of...
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...
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...
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...
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...
PROPAGANDA (2012)
Since it mysteriously appeared on YouTube on July 18, 2012, ‘Propaganda’ has been described as ‘1984 meets The Blair Witch Project’, ‘A mouthful of scary porridge’, and ‘Even...
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...
You Need To See This Incredible 17–Minute Film Set Entirely On A Teen’s Computer Screen
Noah, a short film that debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival, illustrates the flitting attention span and lack of true connection in digital culture more clearly...
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...
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...
A New Story for Humanity
The film was inspired by the New Story Summit at the Findhorn Foundation: a sold-out multicultural, multigenerational enquiry into a new story for humanity, attended by change...
The Army Role (2016)
The Army Role explores the closely calculated image of the Military’s identity, through the mediated reality depicted in adverts, training films and educational films. From the...
Berkeley in the Sixties
Berkeley in the Sixties is a 1990 documentary film by Mark Kitchell. The film highlights the origins of the Free Speech Movement beginning with the May 1960 House Un-American...
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...
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...
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...
"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
When The Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Parts (2006)
This intimate, heart-rending portrait of New Orleans in the wake of the destruction tells the heartbreaking personal stories of those who endured this harrowing ordeal and...