Videos about Culture
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How The Elite Stay In Power
In this video we break down in simple terms the only way "those in power" can stay in power. It's not as complex at it may seem. They need us more than we need them.
Working to Live or Living to Work?
What's Life without Moments? Vacations should be a time to go away and come together. Prince EA suggests that from now on we take our #WholeVacation
Rap News 33: Pope Francis Vs Climate Change
Today on Rap News, a world exclusive: Pope Francis performing his 2015 encyclical on climate change, revealing his new, revised Ten Climate Commandments for the care of our...
When A White Woman and a Black Man Swap Places to Tell the Other's Story The Result is Powerful
Darius Simpson and Scout Bostley begin to speak into their individual microphones -- but then they stop, switch mics and start talking again. In the video below from the 2015...
Meet the Activist Who Wants Women Everywhere to 'Free the Nipple'
Most American cities are full of breasts. They are everywhere: On billboards. On storefronts. On buildings. But if you look closely, there's consistently one thing missing...
Nas Presents the Real Hip-Hop
Rapper Nasir 'Nas' Jones and director Adam Sjoberg take us on a world tour of breakdancing in the most unexpected places, as we visit the slums, shanty towns and ghettos of the...
Take Up Space - A Clarion Call to All Women from Poet Vanessa Kisuule
Vanessa Kisuule calls on all women, whatever their age, creed or class, to stop shrinking themselves, and instead, take up space! Part of the Women Who Spit series. Watch them...
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Online Harassment
Online harassment is a major problem, but it's rarely prosecuted. If only we'd been warned about this in the early days of the internet.
Emory Douglas: The Art of The Black Panthers
Emory Douglas was the Revolutionary Artist and Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party. Through archival footage and conversations with Emory we share his story...
An Emotional Jon Stewart Drops the Comedy to Talk About Charleston
Jon Stewart apologized to his audience for not having any jokes for them, as he just dropped the comedy to get serious about Charleston. He said, “I honestly have nothing...
Ewan McGregor Finds an Eclair on a Beach, What Happens Next...
Desserts is a short film produced in 1998, staring Ewan McGregor, written and directed by Jeff Stark. 
Pope Francis: The Encyclical
If you’re like me and eagerly anticipating Pope Francis’ encyclical on climate change—due out Thursday, June 18—stop what you’re doing and watch this.  What’s going on here...
Denali - Celebrating the Love of a Canine Companion
There's no easy way to say goodbye to a friend, especially when they've supported you through your darkest times. This is poigniant jouney, through good times and bad...
Don't Cash Crop On My Cornrows - A Crash Discourse on Black Culture.
Amandla Stenberg, 16, knows one or two things about racism and the entertainment industry. Several years ago, when Amandla was cast as Rue in the first installment of The...
We Need a Sexual Revolution in the Middle East
'Let's face it, the Arab Spring failed women. They are no closer to liberation than before the uprisings.' Mona Eltahawy, who was beaten and sexually assaulted by Egyptian riot...
Incredible Array of Reactions as Animals See Themselves in a Mirror
French photographer Xavier Hubert Brierre travelled to Gabon with his wife and set up a mirror in several locations in order to capture animals walking by. Their vastly varied...
If You Want To Be Loved, Be Loving: This Is What True, Mature Love Is All About
We talk of love as if it were just one thing: in fact, it’s two very different moves, Loving and Being Loved. You start to grow up when you stop focusing on the latter and get...
Self-Organisation Beyond Hierarchy
This series of six short films look beyond hierarchy at two approaches to self-organisation. Traditionally, many of us are used to having someone at the top, but times are...
Comedy Sketch Shows Deep-Seated Sexism in Advertising
This is a clip from the BBC comedy series 'That Mitchell and Webb look' satirises sexism in advertising.
How Equal Do We Want the World to Be? You'd Be surprised
The news of society's growing inequality makes all of us uneasy. But why? Dan Ariely reveals some new, surprising research on what we think is fair, as far as how wealth is...
The Fermi Paradox - Where Are All The Aliens?
The universe is unbelievably big – trillions of stars and even more planets. Soo… there just has to be life out there, right? But where is it? Why don’t we see any aliens?...
Transformational Festivals Panel #2 - "New Ways Of The Sacred"
Transformational Festivals Panel for “New Ways Of The Sacred” LIVE at 7:20pm May 6th following the LIVE MASS VIEWING of THE BLOOM PART III. Part III of The Bloom “New Ways of...
The Bloom Episode 3: New Ways of the Sacred
Part III of The Bloom “New Ways of The Sacred” looks at how Transformational Festivals are venues for an active engagement with ancient, universal themes of MYTHOS, RITUAL and...
The Game of Thrones Guide to UK Elections (with the Real Jon Snow)
Channel 4 News presenter Jon Snow (he knows something) explains the UK general election using what we understand best: Game of Thrones. Turns out, there are lots of...
Racism Is Real
The Baltimore Uprising is a symptom of a much larger problem! SIGN THE PLEDGE TO FIGHT RACISM Something is wrong when thousands of resumes are mailed to employers with...
Terence McKenna: Reclaim Your Mind
Terence Kemp McKenna (November 16, 1946 -- April 3, 2000) was a modern philosopher, whose main interest was psychedelics and their role in society and existence beyond the...
The Bloom Episode 2: Practicing The New World
Part II of The Bloom explores how Transformational Festivals have become incubators and spaces for “Practicing The New World”, where the festivals are produced using a model of...
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...
Breath of Life (2015)
Spectacularly photographed in Europe, Scandinavia, North America and Hawaii, Breath of Life travels the globe in search of the truth behind what appears to be a looming...
How We Live: A Journey Towards a Just Transition
Modern production is based on extraction from the planet, and modern finance is based on extraction from the many for the benefit of the very few. What would a new economy look...
How To Make Stencil Posters and Banners
Art has the power to move our imaginations and bodies, transforming the emotional and physical spaces we share. It has the power to build and transform social relations and to...
The Bloom Episode 1: Fundamental Frequencies
The Bloom Part I looks at the “Fundamental Frequencies” of the Transformational Festival experience—how they immerse participants in a world of INSPIRATION, restoring a deeply...
Anita Sarkeesian: "What I Couldn't Say"
Talking about the most intimate fears and insecurities, accusations of "playing the gender card", "first-world problems", jokes made 'too soon' - why are some topics still too...
The System Is Failing. We All Know It. It's Time to Start Talking about What's Next
Growing inequality, political stalemate, and climate disruption prompt an important insight. When the old ways no longer produce the outcomes we are looking for, something...
The Hunting Ground (2015)
From the team behind THE INVISIBLE WAR, comes a startling exposé of rape crimes on U.S. campuses, institutional cover-ups and the brutal social toll on victims and their...
25 Invisible Benefits of Gaming While Male
Many women have courageously spoken out about how they experience alienation and harassment in gaming. Despite this fact, too many male gamers still dismiss the issue as "no...
After Banksy: The Parkour Guide to Gaza
In response to graffiti artist Banksy's Gaza tourist video, the Gaza Parkour team show us what real life is like there and their dreams beyond the border. To the sounds of...
Love Has No Labels
While the vast majority of Americans consider themselves unprejudiced, many of us unintentionally make snap judgments about people based on what we see—whether it’s race, age...
Amtssprache: The Most Dangerous Language in the World
When Adolph Eichmann was asked, "Was it hard for you to send these tens of thousands of people to their death?" Eichmann replied, "To tell you the truth, it was easy. Our...
How Our Language Makes It Easy to Be Violent
We've been educated in a way that makes violence enjoyable. But it's so implicit in our thoughts we're not even aware of it. Click Part 2 above to continue watching at the...
Karl Marx on Alienation
Karl Marx believed that work, at its best, is what makes us human. It allows us to live, be creative and flourish. But under capitalism he saw workers alienated from each other...
Like to Blame Others When Bad Things Happen? Here's What You're Missing Out On
You are probably a bit of a blamer - most of us are. But why should we give it up? In this witty RSA Short, inspirational thinker Brené Brown considers why we blame others, how...
White Like Me: Race, Racism & White Privilege in America (2013)
White Like Me, based on the work of acclaimed anti-racist educator and author Tim Wise, explores race and racism in the US through the lens of whiteness and white privilege. In...
In Whose Honor? American Indian Mascots in Sports (1997)
This groundbreaking 1997 PBS documentary launched the movement against American Indian mascots to a new level, getting reviewed in the New York Times, Sports Illustrated...
Stephen Fry Asked What He Would Say To God, His Answer Is Damning
Atheist Stephen Fry on Irish television show The Meaning of Life with Gay Byrne is asked, suposing he existed, what he would say to god - whom he describes as a capricious...
The Myth of Race, Debunked in 3 Minutes
You may know exactly what race you are, but how would you prove it if somebody disagreed with you? Jenée Desmond Harris explains. And for more on how race is a social...
Gabor Maté: Many Notions about Human Nature are a Myth. We're All Born With the Same "Blank Slate"
Dr. Gabor Maté explains why it is that our culture makes so many of us unhappy, unkind to one another, misrable, alienated from ourselves, etc. Watch the full interview in Part...
Ethnic Notions (1987)
Ethnic Notions is Marlon Riggs' Emmy-winning documentary that takes viewers on a disturbing voyage through American history, tracing for the first time the deep-rooted...
Chris Hayes Spoofs White Power Structure, Has No Clue How To Stop Culture Of White On White Violence
Riffing off an article by Gawker columnist Cord Jefferson yesterday, Jefferson and MSNBC host Chris Hayes satirized the right's concern with "black on black violence," rolling...
Just a Little Racist? Try Diet Racism!
A video that will result in absolutely no discussion on Facebook!