Documentaries about Culture
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Escape! From the Cult of Materialism (2016)
Does the philosophy of materialism work to destroy our identities, experience, and environment? Join narrator Daphne Ellis on a radical romp through the evidence and decide for...
HyperNormalisation (2016)
We live in a time of great uncertainty and confusion. Events keep happening that seem inexplicable and out of control. Donald Trump, Brexit, the War in Syria, the endless...
Decadence: The Meaninglessness of Modern Life (2006)
Decadence: The Meaninglessness of Modern Life is a six-part Australian television documentary series hosted by Pria Viswalingam. The series examines the decadence and...
rEVILution: Rise of the Christofascists (2016)
The following documentary examines the role Christianity plays in American right-wing politics and the radicalizing effect it has had. Republicans often say that a handful of...
Let Fury Have the Hour (2012)
Rough, raw and unapologetically inspirational, Let Fury Have the Hour is a charged journey into the heart of the creative counter-culture in 2012.  In a time of global...
How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can't Change (2016)
Oscar Nominated director Josh Fox (Gasland) continues in his deeply personal style, investigating climate change – the greatest threat our world has ever known. Traveling to 12...
Donald Trump: Make America Hate Again (2016)
The following documentary examines the many parallels between Donald Trump and Adolf Hitler. Trump's right-wing populism, Islamophobia, racism, and nationalism has gained him...
A New Story for Humanity (2016)
Inspired by the New Story Summit at the Findhorn Foundation: a sold-out multicultural, multigenerational inquiry into a new story for humanity, attended by change makers and...
Festival Museo Libre (2015)
A short documentary about a graffiti festival organized by a group of young artists who live in the periphery of the megacity Bogotá. With an annual graffiti festival they try...
Chester P For Mayor - Hip Hop, Homelessness & the Housing Crisis (2015)
Full length documentary following Chester P along his journey through Hip Hop, Homelessness and the Housing Crisis. Featuring Focus E15, Love Activists, New Era Estate...
Kumu Hina (2014)
Imagine a world where a little boy can grow up to be the woman of his dreams, and a young girl can rise to become a leader of men. Welcome to Kumu Hina's Hawaii. Trailer for...
Cultures of Resistance (2010)
Does each gesture really make a difference? Can music and dance be weapons of peace? In 2003, on the eve of the Iraq war, director Iara Lee embarked on a journey to better...
Inner Peace to World Peace (2015)
Can we really create peace in the world? Made for World Peace Day, join UPLIFT on a journey into peace in this inspiring new film.
Time Is Art (Saint's & Poets Clip)
"The artists task is to save the soul of mankind and anything less is a dithering while Rome burns." - Terrence McKenna The feature documentary film follows the journey of a...
HUMAN (2015)
What is it that makes us human? Is it that we love, that we fight? That we laugh? Cry? Our curiosity? The quest for discovery?  Driven by these questions, filmmaker and artist...
JIN-NOW
Experimental road movie A kind of patchwork of the life. Crossing street musicians, homeless people, monks and nuns, workers, jugglers, soldiers... boats, airplanes, cars...
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 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...
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...
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...
Hidden Influence: The Rise Of Collectivism (2015)
Hidden Influence: The Rise of Collectivism is the first film in a 3 part saga. This chapter documents how the ruling class, through their billion dollar foundations, have...
PLANETARY  (2015)
We are in the midst of a global crisis of perspective. We have forgotten the undeniable truth that everything is connected. PLANETARY is a provocative and breathtaking wakeup...
Mountains That Take Wing: Angela Davis & Yuri Kochiyama (2009)
MOUNTAINS THAT TAKE WING features conversations that span 13 years between two formidable women whose lives and political work remain at the epicenter of the most important...
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...
The Ghosts of March 21 (2014)
An interrogation of race, power and justice in the contemporary United States, The Ghosts of March 21 focuses on the death of 26-year-old Lovelle Mixon and the factors that led...
A Science of Behavior Applied to Society
This film covers cutting-edge perspectives in the areas of child development, education, sustainability, cultural change, and economics. It was produced for the 11th...
Art Saved My Life (2014)
Filmmaker Damon Lee Patterson attempts to immortalize the power of art in his feature documentary Art Saved My Life. The film aims to show how art has the power to transform...
The Call of the Hummingbird (2007)
In the gorgeous setting of central Brazil, a rag tag group of 10000 mayan calendar followers, bioregionalists, permaculture experts, Rastafarians, alternative health...
Punchlines For Progress (2010)
Punchlines for Progress assembles some of the best American political satirists to highlight the power and importance of the court jester. From the Red Scare through today...
Taking The Future Into Account (2014)
Why do humans have such a hard time taking the future into account? Answering this question with insightful analysis, the film offers strategies for policymakers and...
For The Next 7 Generations (2009)
In 2004, thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers from all four corners, moved by their concern for our planet, came together at a historic gathering, where they decided to form an...
Tinau (My Mother)
Scientists predict that Kiribati - a remote Island Republic in the Central Pacific - could be lost to rising sea levels in the next 50 years. As a result a whole nation faces...
Blurred Lines: The New Battle Of The Sexes (2014)
From bomb threats sent to campaigners for more females on banknotes to sexually explicit pop videos. From extreme laddism at universities to rape jokes in the school yard...
War Zone (1998)
What does it feel like to be a woman on the street in a cultural environment that does nothing to discourage men from heckling, following, touching or disparaging women in...
Prosocial Progress: A Blueprint For Social Sustainability (2013)
Prosocial Progress aims to demonstrate how behavioural science can be utilised on a large scale in areas of child development, education and the culture itself in order to...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Baraka (1992)
Featuring no conventional narrative, this film presents footage of people, places and things from around the world. From chaotic cities to barren wilderness, the movie takes...
Race: The Power of An Illusion (2003)
The division of the world's peoples into distinct groups - "red," "black," "white" or "yellow" peoples - has became so deeply embedded in our psyches, so widely accepted, many...