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Scott Noble, who also produced Lifting the Veil, pulls together a combination of internet and original footage to create the first feature-length documentary on Occupy Wall St, telling the story and motivation behind the movement in its own words. It is a...
'Gift' is a must watch short film that has a profound, heart-touching message about the importance of giving, and the true value of wealth. It’s a beautiful depiction of how we deeply touch others when we selflessly give our time, love and kindness. “Gift”...
Through cutting-edge CGI, National Geographic explores the potential effects of sea level rise on our civilization over the next few centuries. Earth Under Water explains the science behind the prediction of sea level rise and shows what will happen if the...
This video has been made for WaterAid as part of the YouTube Cannes Young Lions Ad Contest. Director: Tadas Vidmantas Actor: Ainis Storpirštis Lithuania
Channel 4's documentary 'The Rise and Rise of Animal Rights' tries to answer the question "What gave rise to the notion that animals have rights, and do they?"
We live in extraordinary times. All around us the old world is crumbling, while the new one struggles to be born. Crises and catastrophes are rocking our planet like never before. Rebellions and revolutions are stirring the system to its very core. And yet, while the tidal waves of history keep battering the shores of our collective imagination, the guardians of the 1% keep telling us not to...
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.
The American Ruling Classis one of the most unusual films to be made in America in recent years -- both in terms of form and content. The form is a "dramatic-documentary-musical" and the content is our country's most taboo topic: class, power and privilege...
Five million people die every year as a result of the carbon economy and the impacts of climate change, according to the latest edition of DARA’s Climate Vulnerability Monitor.Published today, the report warns this could rise to six million by 2030, with...
The Mayfair Set, subtitled Four Stories About the Rise of Business and the Decline of Political Power, is a series of programmes produced by Adam Curtis for the BBC, first broadcast in the summer of 1999. The programme looks at how buccaneer...
On December 16, 2012 a young woman and her friend travelling on a bus in South Delhi were physically assaulted.  The young woman was raped and brutalized and fought for her life for days following.  Unfortunately she lost her life, but her struggle...
Squeezed by rising living costs, a record number of Americans — nearly 1 in 2 — have fallen into poverty or are scraping by on earnings that classify them as low income. The latest census data depict a middle class that’s shrinking as unemployment stays...
Charlie Rose gives an in-depth interview with Charles Ferguson, about his 2011 Academy Award Winning documentary "Inside Job".
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...
When Russian President Vladimir Putin banned gay "propaganda" in June last year, Russia's LGBT community went from being a stigmatized fringe group to full-blown enemies of the state. Homophobia becoming legislation means it’s now not only accepted in...
Our politicians are hung up on keeping the growth curve rising. But does GDP really tell us all we need to know about a country's wealth and well-being? In this new RSA Short, Kate Raworth makes a powerful argument to look beyond economic growth alone for...
"American Fascist" by Chris Hedges. A exploriation of the rise of the Christian Right in America. January 18 2007 on Book TV.
Abby Martin calls out the Foreign Policy Initiative or FPI, a DC neocon think tank that rose out of the ashes of PNAC. Abby discusses the real motivation behind their recent attacks against the credibility of Breaking the Set; advocating for a revival of...
This is the story of a community that rose up to shut down a logging operation and their efforts to purchase the land in order to restore what was destroyed and save what is remaining. It is a love story, Oregon style. www.speakforthetreesoregon.org
Abby Martin highlights a new report from the World Health Organization that predicts global cancer rates to rise by 57% over the next 20 years, and calls attention to the battle over generic cancer medicine and the threat posed by pharmaceutical companies...
Not Business As Usual is a provocative look at capitalism and its unintended price of success. The film tracks the changing landscape of business with the rising tide of conscious capitalism through the stories of local entrepreneurs who have found...
Abby Martin reports on the issue of undetonated munitions, highlighting the rising death count of children in Afghanistan exposed to unexploded land mines, as well as the over 100,000 deaths that have occurred since 1975 from similar munitions in Vietnam.
Billions of dollars have been raised through the tireless efforts of women and men devoted to putting an end to breast cancer. Yet, breast cancer rates in North America have risen to 1 in 8. "What's going on?" asks Barbara Brenner in Pink Ribbons, Inc. a...
All over the globe people are rising up and demanding their rights in a worldwide rally of discontent as over 1,500 protests inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement spread around the world on Saturday, October 15th.
Pig Business investigates the rise of factory pig farming, a system which abuses animals, pollutes the environment, threatens human health through dangerous overuse of antibiotics, and wrecks rural communities. The film shows how this system which was...
Jeff Rubin, the former Chief Economist of CIBC World Markets and the author of Why Your World Is About To Get A Whole Lot Smaller built his reputation as one of Canada's top economists based on a number of successful predictions including the housing bust...
Who is benefiting from recent reports of an economic recovery? The Real News reports that productivity figures have risen by over 6%, while there have been no gains in employment or wages to show for it.
A summary of the 9/11 Truth Movement, eight years after the attacks of Sept, 11th, 2001. The film summarizes the rise of the movement, how the movement has been portrayed in the media, criticisms of people in the movement, and the cultural narratives that...
Inside USA - Avi Lewis travels to Arkansas and Alabama to look at the rise of race hate groups in America. Watch part 2 through the accompanying website link.
Directed by Jonas Cuaron. Alfonso Cuarón, director of "Children of Men", and Naomi Klein, author of "No Logo", present a short film from Klein's book "The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism."
How and what we eat has radically changed over the past few decades with the all-consuming rise of the supermarket. But what price are we paying for the homogenized, cheap and convenient food that supermarkets specialize in? In a two-part programme...
How will rising oil prices affect low- and middle-class lives? Sociologist and professor Rowan Wolf sees at-risk populations growing while government services and class divides are increasingly strained. A member of the Portland Peak Oil Task Force, she...
The central objective of this film is to reveal man's condition as a modern slave within the context of the totalitarian mercantile system and to show the forms of mystification which mask his servile condition. Its aim is to attack head on the dominant...
In a massive blow to multinational agribiz corporations such as  Monsanto, Bayer, and Dow, Peru has officially passed a law banning genetically modified ingredients anywhere within the country for a full decade before coming up for another review...
“There it is,” I said, camera in hand. “I’ve been looking for that poster for my ecological city slide show.” Before me was a sign I’d seen several times flashing by through the window of my moving train. It turned out to be part of a campaign by the...
Kialo Amadu is 15 years old, he has come from Guinea and he has been in Greece for three months. He lives in an abandoned warehouse and makes a living by selling things he finds in garbage. Besides the economic misery, he faces with the fascism-friendly...
"Plan B" provides a glimpse into a new and emerging economy based upon renewable resources as well as strategies to avoid the growing threat of climate change. As prices rise, oil insecurity deepens, and concerns about carbon emissions cast a shadow over...
When civil war came to Rose's Congolese village, she was separated from her five-year-old daughter, Nangabire. Rose managed to escape with nine of her 10 children and was eventually resettled in Phoenix, Arizona. More than a decade later, mother and...
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 entirely independently funded and produced by Amel Tresnjic. Please share the...
Elder, healer and leader in the Maori community Rangimarie Turuki Rose Peri tells her story and shows us the true meaning of self-acceptance. Also see Part 2.
The Sukutan community, Laikipia, Kenya, survives because of the spring they live next to. They use it for their livestock and share it with other communities, as well as with the abundant wildlife in the area. With rising climate change impacts they have...
This is the modern-day story of a native peoples' remarkable victory over Western Colonial power. A Pacific island rose up in arms against giant mining corporation Rio Tinto Zinc (RTZ) - and won despite a military occupation and blockade. When RTZ...
The speech in this video is an excerpt of the novel 'The Iron Web' by Larken Rose. This video is a US-version of the video "Nachricht an das Stimmvieh", produced by FreiwilligFrei.de, http://www.freiwilligfrei.info/
This video was made in support of the appeal against eviction of the Occupy London Stock Exchange camp in February 2012. It is a short physical theatre piece commenting on the 99% versus 1% imbalance of wealth and power which gave rise to the Occupy...
Right now, all around this mighty continent, the people are rising. We have united together in the greatest social movement this country has ever seen, and we are ready to stand up and fight for the future of this great big backyard of ours. For too long...
Abby Martin speaks with ANSWER Coalition organizer, Mike Prysner, about a new documentary titled 'No Justice, No Peace', which exposes the rise of rampant brutality by police. 
Man is the only creature that produces landfills. Natural resources are being depleted on a rapid scale while production and consumption are rising in na­tions like China and India. The waste production world wide is enormous and if we do not do anything...
Wolf's impassioned arguments prove totally compelling, and the filmmakers' accompanying illustrations transport her comparisons from the abstract to the historic- VARIETYExpertly crafted by award-winning filmmakers Annie Sundberg and Ricki Stern (The Devil...
Despite the best efforts of Glenn Beck to ruin Van Jones, Jones is back, standing tall, a righteous man vindicated. While receiving a prestigious award Friday night from the NAACP, Jones refused to lower himself to Beck’s level. Rather than giving Beck...
Through a secret program called the Counter Intelligence Program (COINTELPRO), there was a concerted effort to subvert the will of the people to avoid the rise "of a black Messiah" that would mobilize the African-American community into a meaningful...
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