Videos about Culture
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The Economics of Happiness (2011)
Economic globalization has led to a massive expansion in the scale and power of big business and banking. It has also worsened nearly every problem we face: fundamentalism and...
Revenge of the Electric Car (trailer)
In 2006, as many as 5,000 modern electric cars were destroyed by the major car companies that built them. Today, less than 5 years later, the electric car is back... with a...
How to Resist the Pressures of Conformity
The social psychology of conformity affects us all, but there are ways to maintain our independence, as explained in this animated short.
Looking for More Meaning in Your life? Then Be a Part of This Movement. Be a Part of This Story.
It's happening. A movement of movements representing millions of people in every country of the world, all working to create an ecologically sustainable, spiritually...
Awakening the Dreamer, Changing the Dream
This 7 minute film tells the story of the Awakening the Dreamer, Changing the Dream Symposium and how the Pacha Mama Alliance is writing a new chapter in the history of...
Not Just A Game: Power, Politics & American Sports (trailer)
We've been told again and again that sports and politics don't mix, that games are just games and athletes should just "shut up and play." But according to Nation magazine...
Four Years. Go. A Campaign To Change The Course of History
The goal of Four Years. Go. is to build a global movement of commitment and action that will cause a positive tipping point in humanity’s future by the end of 2014, setting us...
Evolve Love: Love in a Time of Climate Crisis (Preview)
A demo video of selected scenes from the feature documentary EVOLVE LOVE : Love in a Time of Climate Crisis, by award winning director Velcrow Ripper.Among the incredible...
Peter Joseph - Where Are We Going?
Peter Joseph's 2nd Lecture: "Where are we going?" at Maharishi University, Nov. 15th 2009. The first lecture in this series was titled "Where are we now?"
Who is Peter Joseph?
A Mini-Doc by Charles Robinson. "In late 2009 I was able to interview Peter Joseph, the creator of "Zeitgeist: The Movie" and "Zeitgeist: Addendum"; Founder of The Zeitgeist...
HOME (2009)
We are living in exceptional times. Scientists tell us that we have 10 years to change the way we live, avert the depletion of natural resources and the catastrophic...
'Grace' PETA's Banned Thanksgiving Ad
PETA purchased ad spot airtime on NBC during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, however the network rejected PETA’s ad because the “commercial does not meet NBC Universal...
Anna Silber: How Reading is Taught in a Waldorf School
Embark on a journey following the students' experience from kindergarten through the first few grades. We will focus specifically on how Waldorf teachers approach reading and...
How Science Saved My Soul
An atheist reflects on the universe, science, religion, and the joy and personal meaning that can be found from understanding the universe as it really is.
Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People (2007)
This groundbreaking documentary dissects a slanderous aspect of cinematic history that has run virtually unchallenged from the earliest days of silent film to today's biggest...
The Big Idea of the 21st Century: The Empathic Civilization
Bestselling author, political adviser and social and ethical prophet Jeremy Rifkin investigates the evolution of empathy and the profound ways that it has shaped our...
The Coming Birth of The Empathic Civilization Will Be One of The Greatest Moments in Human History
"The Empathic Civilization" is one of the biggest ideas of the 21st century. The arrival of this era will be monumental. Jeremy Rifkin explains.  For the entire speech, check...
Silence is Betrayal (MLK anti-war speech)
Yet another montage of Dr. King's landmark anti-war speech.
A Young Couple Find Freedom in Simple Living
Rather than follow the customary American dream, Tammy and Logan sold their home and car, and moved to a bikeable/walkable neighborhood in Sacramento, California. After reading...
Secular Believers (2007)
Beliefs, and believers, come in many shapes and sizes, and not all of them can be described as religious. This program provides an introduction to a fascinating range of...
The Most Hated Family in America (2007)
The Most Hated Family in America is a TV documentary written and presented by the BBC’s Louis Theroux about the family at the heart of the Westboro Baptist Church. At the heart...
D’autres Mondes (Other Worlds)
"Other Worlds is an intriguing and well-lensed first-person introduction to the parallel universe that some Amazonian indigenous peoples consider to be ‘reality.’ Jan Kounen...
Promises (2002) (trailer)
Promises presents a powerful portrait of seven Palestinian and Israeli children who live in and around Jerusalem. As filmmaker B.Z. Goldberg, who was raised in Israel, notes...
Peter Joseph: Where Are We Now?
This 70 minute presentation by Zeitgeist/Zeitgeist: Addendum creator Peter Joseph was given on July 25th 2009 in London, and expands on the ideas presented in the Zeitgeist...
"What's the Matter with Kansas?" (trailer)
A new documentary film by Laura Cohen & Joe Winston. Based on the best-selling book by Thomas Frank, What's the Matter with Kansas? plunges deep into the heart of Middle...
It Is All About Control: The Power of the Situation
"Social situations significantly control individual behavior. For Lewin, human behavior is always a function of the individual and the social environment. This means that the...
This is the World We Live in
Sometimes pictures speak more loudly than statistics. This short video collage compares and contrasts the living conditions between two very different types of cultures in the...
No Impact Man (trailer)
Follows the Beaven family as they abandon their high consumption Fifth Avenue lifestyle in an attempt to make a no-net environmental impact for the course of one year.
What a Way to Go: Life at the End of Empire (trailer)
A middle class white guy comes to grips with Peak Oil, Climate Change, Mass Extinction, Population Overshoot and the demise of the American Lifestyle. Featuring interviews with...
Right America: Feeling Wronged (2009)
On the day Barack Obama was elected the 44th President, more than 58 million voters cast their ballots for John McCain. In the months leading up to this historic election...
An MBA Graduate and a Fisherman Meet on an Island and Learn Something Incredible From Each Other
This wonderful 3 minute animated movie tells the story of a chance meeting between an MBA and a fisherman on a small island. As the MBA tries to teach the fisherman about...
The Zeitgeist Movement: Activist Orientation Presentation
The Zeitgeist Movement is not a political movement. It does not recognize nations, governments, races, religions, creeds or class. Our understandings conclude that these are...
What Would Jesus Buy? (2007)
Religion aside for a moment, there’s a terrible addiction that has swept across this country, and it’s one of the nation’s best kept secrets. Mostly everyone will tell you that...
The Trap:  What Happened to Our Dream of Freedom? (2007)
The Trap is a series of three films by Bafta-winning producer Adam Curtis (The Century of the Self, The Power of Nightmares) that explains the origins of our contemporary...
Information Deformation
This video takes a look at data, information, knowledge and wisdom. What are we doing with the information that we get? Is it helping us make better decisions and live better...
Diamonds 101
If you're planning on popping the question this year, you're probably in the market for some jewelry. And we realize you might be too busy crafting the perfect proposal to...
Entheogen (2007)
The film examines the re-emergence of archaic techniques of ecstasy in the modern world by weaving a synthesis of ecological and evolutionary awareness, electronic dance...
The Free Voice of Labor: Jewish Anarchists (1980)
"Jewish Anarchists" traces the history of a Yiddish anarchist newspaper publishing its final issue. The story is mostly told by the newspaper's now elderly, but decidedly...
The Business of Death
Throughout the developed world the business surrounding death has often been an uneasy topic of discussion. Originating in the mid-19th Century, the modern funeral has...
The Twilight of an Age
In his book, The Long Descent, John Michael Greer observes that our culture has two primary stories: “Infinite Progress” or “Catastrophe”. On the contrary, he sees history as...
Be a Good Consumer. This Film Will Show You How.
This instructional video will teach you all of the essential habits and thought-patterns needed to be a good consumer. Of course, after watching, you may choose to opt out. 
Surplus - Terrorized into Being Consumers (2003)
Why is the lifestyle of consumerism a source of such rage today? How come the privilege of buying goods does not automatically lead to happiness? Why all this emptiness despite...
Mickey Mouse Monopoly
The Disney Company's massive success in the 20th century is based on creating an image of innocence, magic and fun. Its animated films in particular are almost universally...
Jesus Camp (2006)
Jesus Camp is a 2006 documentary directed by Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing about a Pentecostal/ charismatic summer camp for children who spend their summers learning and...
Unhappy? Try... Civilization! -- *Some Restrictions Apply
Civilization, the one-size-fits-all way of life that's right for everybody - whether you like it or not! Don't like the cradle to grave security you get from tribal cultures?...
Hipster Olympics: A battle of Apathetic Grandeur
A double, triple (?) dose of irony is used to capture the essence of the hipster in the yearly "Hipster Olympics" - quite a tee off of champions - the kind who don't stand for...
We Are The World
This video plugging Avaaz.org exposes the myth of a fundamental clash between Islam and the West as a problem of politics—not cultures. It received over 1.4 million views and...
What is Creative Commons?
What is Creative Commons? It's the future of copyright - a whole new way of sharing and remixing culture. Audio remixed and mashed up by Robin Good, Livia Iacolare and Michael...
The Rise of Hate Groups in America
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.
Derrick Jensen: Endgame
What if you live in the most destructive culture ever to exist? What if that culture refuses to change? What do you do about it? An excellent presentation by Derrick Jensen, a...