Videos about Culture
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Saving Face (2012)
Every year in Pakistan, many people - the majority of them women - are known to be victimized by brutal acid attacks, while numerous other cases go unreported. With little or...
What Ads With Half-Naked Women Look Like When They’re Turned Into Men
The first part of this clip gets into the sexism and rape culture around advertising, but what really illustrates the point clearly is the last half. They use men instead...
Art Activism: Check Out The Beehive Collective's Latest Extraordinary Illustration
The Beehive Design Collective's most ambitious storytelling illustration to date, Mesoamerica Resiste, is complete after nine years of production! ABOUT THE...
Middle Sexes: Redefining He And She (2005)
Examines the diversity of human sexual and gender variance around the globe, with commentary by scientific experts and first-hand accounts of people who do not conform to a...
iDiots - Are We Being Turned Into Automatons
Like. Share. Buy. LOL. Look around a bar, bus, train, park, coffee shop, cafeteria or just about anywhere these days and you will probably see people staring intently at a...
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...
Generation M: Misogyny in Media & Culture
Despite the achievements of the women's movement over the past four decades, misogyny remains a persistent force in American culture. In this important documentary, Thomas...
Bloom: An Exploration of Visionary Art
What role does art play in the transition to a new kind of world? This video explores this question with beautiful sounds, images and ideas that will likely leave your...
Yukon Kings
Set in the remote Alaskan Yukon Delta, Yukon Kings follows Yup'ik fisherman Ray Waska as he teaches his grandkids how to fish during the summer salmon run. With environmental...
Path of Freedom - Transcendental Meditation in Prisons
In the harsh environment of a Rhode Island men's prison, a group of fifty inmates are transforming their lives through the practice of meditation. Path of Freedom follows...
Israel's New Racism: The Persecution of African Migrants in the Holy Land
About 60,000 African migrants have arrived in Israel since 2006, fleeing unrest in their home countries. But upon arrival in the ostensibly democratic country, the migrants...
The Black Fatherhood Project (2013) (trailer)
In The Black Fatherhood Project, Jordan Thierry leads viewers through an honest and essential exploration of fatherhood in Black America, providing historical context and...
The Killing Screens: Media & the Culture of Violence (1997)
The Killing Screens urges us to think about the effects of the media in new and complex ways. In contrast to the relatively simplistic behaviorist model that media violence...
Michael Sandel: Why We Shouldn't Trust Markets with Our Civic Life
In the past three decades, says Michael Sandel, the US has drifted from a market economy to a market society; it's fair to say that an American's experience of shared civic...
The Brainwashing of My Dad
When the filmmaker's parents moved to a place where her father had a long solo commute to work and started listening to Talk Radio to alleviate the boredom, her family saw...
A Vision of America the Possible
Gus Speth imagines a compelling vision of a better, happier country—and how to make it possible. Read more: http://www.ye...
Ctrl! Halt! Del? (2013)
A case study of the proposed ban on violent pornography in Iceland. Submitted as minor thesis for the MSc Equality Studies in the School of Social Justice, UCD. The thesis...
The World's Most Powerful Photographs
What makes a great photograph great? You have seen many of these photos before. These iconic images create such a strong sense of humanity, that you cannot view them...
Derrick Jensen: How the West Has Won
Peak Moment 200: "Is the world a better place because you were born?" asks author Derrick Jensen. He contrasts sustainable indigenous cultures, who enrich their habitat, with...
The Society of the Spectacle: Guy Debord's Classic Work Remade into a Mind-Bending Short Film
Guy Debord's classic 1967 text, remade into a contemporary context, with all sorts of visual remixing in the grand spirit of 'the spectacle.' Also includes Marshall McLuhan and...
Affluenza (1997)
AFFLUENZA is a groundbreaking film that diagnoses a serious social disease - caused by consumerism, commercialism and rampant materialism - that is having a devastating impact...
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...
Photographer Proves Strangers are Friends You Haven't Met Yet
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...
Earth, Stories Of A Pale Blue Dot
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...
Alan Watts: What is Wrong With Our Culture
Thought-provoking 5 minutes on the state of the world from the late, great Alan Watts - a man far ahead of his time.
Freedom Riders (2010)
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...
Sound Feelings
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...
The Innovation of Loneliness
What is the connection between Social Networks and Being Lonely? Quoting the words of Sherry Turkle from her TED talk - Connected, But...
Samsara (2011) (trailer)
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...
War/Dance (2007)
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...
Why Hierarchy Creates a Destructive Force Within the Human Psyche
Dr. Robert Sapolsky discusses some rather amazing discoveries related to the social and personal consequences of hierarchy.
It's The Greatest Drama of All Time and You Just Might Be Missing It
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...
Laughology (2010)
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...
TERRA BLIGHT (trailer)
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...
The World Has Malaria - ClimateConscious
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...
Civic Engagement: Community Disaster Relief Wagon
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...
Surviving Progress (2011)
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...
Sext Up Kids: How Growing Up in a Hyper-Sexualized Culture Hurts Our Kids (2012)
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...
Love, Reality, and the Time of Transition
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...
Neil deGrasse Tyson Smacks Down an Assumption We've Held About Our Animal Relatives For Far Too Long
Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, American astrophysicist and director of the Hayden Planetarium, discusses the human-animal connection from a scientific standpoint. Learn more...
Cause And Effect: The Consequences of What We Take for Granted
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...
Simply Rob
Simply Rob is a portrait of Bronx based Poet and Activist Rob Vassilarakis. Estranged from his family when he was just a teenager because of his sexuality, Rob fell into a...
Project Censored The Movie
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.
The Mona Lisa Curse (2008) (trailer)
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...
Drying For Freedom
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...
Humanity: Unchained (2013)
Short film release from Dominoes Falling Productions, featuring Jacque Fresco, Charlie Chaplin, Joe Rogan with music from William Fitzsimmons & Priscilla Ahn (JacM Chillstep...
Militainment Inc – Militarism and Pop Culture
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...
Everything Is A Remix
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...
The Bloom: A Journey Through Transformational Festivals (trailer)
THE BLOOM, a ground-breaking new documentary webseries, illuminates the blossoming phenomenon of Transformational Festivals, immersive participatory realities that are having...
Baraka (1992)
1992 Film by Ron Fricke and Mark Magisdson.  Perhaps the definer of the small but wonderful genre of "Non-Verbal Film".