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AFFLUENZA is a groundbreaking film that diagnoses a serious social disease - caused by consumerism, commercialism and rampant materialism - that is having a devastating impact on our families, communities, and the environment. We have more stuff, but less time, and our...
A note from Films For Action For the next month, the film-makers who created Schooling The World have generously made their film available to us in the spirit of the Gift. Instead of setting a price and transacting before you’ve seen the film, they are turning the tables...
What a beautiful, inspiring story. Photographer Richard Renaldi takes two random strangers on the street and has them pose together in a photograph as if they were intimate family members. Almost instantly, the "strangers" feel connected to each other. This only shows how...
Emerging from the echoes and end-game of a dualistic ego-driven world, we find ourselves once again with the opportunity to reflect on the past and change our planetary future into a whole new positive, conscious and peaceful paradigm. The Pale Blue Dot is a photograph...
Thought-provoking 5 minutes on the state of the world from the late, great Alan Watts, a man far ahead of his time. Speech: Alan Watts - What is Wrong With Our Culture (AKA: Sex The Pleasurable Punishment) www.alanwatts.org
This is the story of more than four hundred Americans who participated in a bold and dangerous experiment designed to awaken the conscience of a complacent nation. These self-proclaimed, 'Freedom Riders' challenged the mores of a racially segregated society by performing a...
Sound feelings is a collage of captured moments which builds up an experimental road movie video. A collection of impressions and "sonorized feelings", reflections, gestures, landscapes, ..." Guitar composed & performed by Gerard JOUFFROY Directed, Filmed, Edited, Mixed...
In a world where we collect friends like stamps, here’s some sense for our social networks. At 0:40, my jaw hits the floor when creator Shimi Cohen outlines the capacity of our social circles. And when at 2:20 he gets into the mind-blowing reason hitting delete is a...
Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders. Director: Ron Fricke Buy the DVD or...
The superb documentary War/Dance reveals the redemptive power of music, even in the most horrific places. Focusing on three children in their early teens in war-torn Uganda–stoic Nancy, driven Dominic, and soft-spoken Rose–War/Dance tracks the efforts of the school...
Dr. Robert Sapolsky discusses some rather amazing discoveries related to the social and personal consequences of hierarchy.
When you're glued to the latest series of a show like Game of Thrones, caught up in the drama, the twists and turns of the plot, you may be missing the most intricate, massive drama imaginable; the one happening all around you, in real time.  We stand at the end of an...
Laughter... Plato Hated it. The Bible discouraged it. The school you went to probably banned it. The first ever feature documentary about the subject, Laughology is a "screamingly funny," groundbreaking odyssey into why we laugh and those who would stop us.
Terra Blight is a 55-minute documentary about America's consumption of computers and the hazardous waste we create in pursuit of the latest technology.  Produced by: Jellyfish Smack Productions www.jellyfishsmack.com   where to find the...
The Tanzanian Maasai community of Terrat, Simanjiro, have experienced the impacts of climate change. Droughts have become longer and more intense and many have lost their cattle. Maasai from Kenya had to come to Terrat in search for pastures, because here the community have...
Circus Maximus flew from Seattle with his partner Karissa to help out in NJ after Hurricane Sandy. Using skills that he already had as a caterer, he decided to create The U-HUNGRY Cafe to mobilize and distribute food to shore towns without electricity and whose cars had...
Humanity's ascent is often measured by the speed of progress. But what if progress is actually spiraling us downwards, towards collapse? Ronald Wright, whose best-seller, A Short History Of Progress inspired Surviving Progress, shows how past civilizations were destroyed by...
The powder keg that is porn culture has exploded in the lives of North American children. From thongs and padded bras for 9-year-old girls to "sexting," 24-7 internet porn, and unfiltered social media, kids today are bombarded with commercial sexual appeals like never...
This video sheds light into the nature of love, relationships, the "New Age" movement, reality-creation, quantum physics, objectivity vs. subjectivity and how it all relates to the topics of "conspiracy theories", psychopathy, and the importance of esoteric self-work...
Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, American astrophysicist and director of the Hayden Planetarium, discusses the human-animal connection from a scientific standpoint. Learn more: http://bit.ly/oxaKho
EVERYONE should watch and share this short video to educate and humble themselves, and destroy ignorance worldwide--through understanding the consequences of what goes into our daily routines, and the hidden horrors behind the privileges we take for granted. Please take just...
Determined to break the grip that junk food news has on the American people, two California fathers uncover the Corporate media's true agenda. Watch the film online for $6 and support the film-makers and Films For Action in the process.
In The Mona Lisa Curse, art critic Robert Hughes subjected present-day commercialisation of art to a withering criticism. It's a damning indictment of the general tendency of art to degenerate into flashy triviality to the degree that it subordinates itself to money-making...
Our planet’s economic and environmental future hangs on an unlikely thread: the clothesline. British filmmaker Steven Lake criss-crosses the world to unravel the reasons and consequences for the banishing of the clotheslines in favour of tumble dryers. Corporate...
Short film release from Dominoes Falling Productions, featuring Jacque Fresco, Charlie Chaplin, Joe Rogan with music from William Fitzsimmons & Priscilla Ahn (JacM Chillstep Remix).
Imagine the world where everybody is living in harmony, people are happy and helping each other, they share everything together, they don't by CouponDropDown">need money and are living with the nature. Impossible ? La Belle Verte Movie is a very rare french movie which...
Militainment, Inc. offers a fascinating, disturbing, and timely glimpse into the militarization of American popular culture, examining how U.S. news coverage has come to resemble Hollywood film, video games, and “reality television” in its glamorization of war. Mobilizing...
Remixing is a folk art but the techniques are the same ones used at any level of creation: copy, transform, and combine. You could even say that everything is a remix. To support this series please visit everythingisaremix.info/donate/
THE BLOOM, a ground-breaking new documentary webseries, illuminates the blossoming phenomenon of Transformational Festivals, immersive participatory realities that are having profound life-changing effects on hundreds of thousands of lives. Episodes can be watched for...
1992 Film by Ron Fricke and Mark Magisdson.  Perhaps the definer of the small but wonderful genre of "Non-Verbal Film".
Please help support this Free Media Project: http://www.cultureindecline.com/support.html Subttitles: Croatian, Czech , Danish, English , Finnish , French, Greek, Hungarian , Italian , Polish , Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Swedish Culture in Decline | Episode #2 "Economics...
In this episode, Peter Joseph investigates the nature of War and human conflict; the White House declares War On Nature itself; a french chef prepares an international delicacy for the kids; Louie the Logic Gremlin returns to piss everyone off and our Man on the Street gets...
The division of the world's peoples into distinct groups - "red," "black," "white" or "yellow" peoples - has became so deeply imbedded in our psyches, so widely accepted, many would promptly dismiss as crazy any suggestion of its falsity. Yet, that's exactly what this...
Dancing Buddhas is a 25 minute film about the team of people who help to build one of the UK's most eco friendly and inspiring festivals. Enjoy the change. www.angelfishfilms.com
An investigation, based on the work of Dr. Rick Strassman, into the long-obscured mystery of dimethyltryptamine (DMT), a molecule found in nearly every living organism and considered the most potent psychedelic on Earth. Hosted by Joe Rogan. From 1990 to 1995 Dr...
Consumerism has become the cornerstone of the post-industrial age. Using theories of evolutionary psychology to underpin a bold narrative of our times, this film takes a whirlwind tour through the “weird mental illness of consumerism”, showing how our insatiable appetite...
Join acclaimed director Velcrow Ripper on a journey deep inside the global revolution of the heart that is erupting around the planet. Humanity is waking up to the fact that the dominant system of power is failing to provide us with health, happiness or meaning. The resulting...
An epic rumination on the nature of modern human existence -Maryland Film Festival At the core of humankind's ethos is an ongoing struggle to come to terms with the impermanence of self. Reconvergence offers an intriguing exploration of mortality, consciousness and...
"We live in the feudalism era of the digital age" Why does copyright exist? Who is actually affected by piracy? Why do we feel like criminals when we go online? Culture has become collaborative and creativity defines the new generation. We have something very important to...
Obama supporters condemn right-wing-sounding policies when they think they’re Romney’s, but either excuse them or go into denial  when told that the policies are actually Obama’s. Here are some of the sources that were mentioned throughout the interviews 
Caleb Behn is a young, Indigenous warrior fighting to save his people's land and culture. Deep in the exquisite wilderness of northeastern British Columbia, the ancestral home of Caleb's Dene people, the multi-billion-dollar oil and gas industry emits chemicals linked to...
Featuring many key figures from Europe and the U.S., this is the first documentary film to look with scientific thoroughness at the world of Cultural Creatives. It shows that a great mass of people think differently from the way propagated by the media and promoted by the...
A fantastically well articulated viewpoint of the worlds present state & possible future. In a sobering introduction he discusses the impacts of diminishing oil resources & the pivotal importance of a collaborative response to the crisis that will inevitable follow when...
This is an excerpt from an incredible speech made by Charlie Kaufman during BAFTA's 2011 Screenwriters' Lecture Series. The video touches on how the world is built on consumerism. It serves to distract us, killing the human in side of us, leaving us feeling inadequate...
Want to see the world from a different perspective? Want to trade mind-numbing life for a fiery one? Want to plan your rebellious getaway now? Political travel is the address if you are looking for a revolutionary way to travel.
Slavery by Another Name is a 90-minute documentary that challenges one of Americans' most cherished assumptions: the belief that slavery in this country ended with the Emancipation Proclamation. The film tells how even as chattel slavery came to an end in the South in 1865...
Introspection is out, and outrospection is in. Philosopher and author Roman Krznaric explains how we can help drive social change by stepping outside ourselves. Roman Krznaric: I believe that empathy – the imaginative act of stepping into another person’s shoes and viewing...
Stand In My Shoes is a crowd-fuelled social change film about exposing what President Barack Obama coined the "Empathy Deficit" in our world, and the global hunt for social revolutionaries dedicated to creating a countermovement of kindness.  That means together we'll...
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.
This is an excerpt from the two-part, 60-minute DVD. In it, Daniel Quinn proposes that the modern environmental crisis has its origins in the agricultural revolution that began about ten thousand years ago. At that time, humans developed a vision of themselves as the pinnacle...