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The truth is chilling. But it is a history we should never forget. This is a clip from the feature documentary "Schooling the World." Thanks to the generosity of the film-makers, you can watch the full film online for free and in HD! Watch it here.
Irshad Manji tells the story of shutting up when she should have been standing up. It was a teachable moment.
Sophie, a young school teacher of primary school, decides to teach the issue of the climate change to her pupils. A subject which is not taught in the French schools yet. A video by Léa Domenach (France) - Age Group 18-35 #Action4Climate Competition @Connect4Climate
Do you shape the world or does it shape you? Drawing on leading thinkers from around the world, and with a torrent of mind-expanding ideas and information, THE LOTTERY OF BIRTH will make you think again about what it means to be free.
"“The Great Fallacy,” Paco Vázquez’s dense, lively new film about economic and sociological issues in Puerto Rico, eschews the storytelling form of many contemporary documentaries in favor of an instructive crash course in radical politics. It is propaganda, an educational...
Ethan Young, a student at Farragut High School in Knox County, Tenn., made his case as to why he believes the school district should drop the new national education standards, a set of guidelines that were never voted on by Congress, the Department of Education nor by local...
This award-winning film features nine unique schools, both public and private, California to East Harlem. In these unique schools, relationship, creative thinking, and direct experience are valued above memorization of facts. As we struggle with issues of how to provide a...
This film from the UK looks at several children who do not thrive in conventional schooling for a variety of reasons, and asks how we can bring the best out in each child instead of measuring them against a one-size-fits-all standard and labeling them as failures. "This...
As tuition rates spiral beyond reach and student loan debt passes $1 trillion (more than credit card debt), IVORY TOWER asks: Is college worth the cost? From the halls of Harvard, to public colleges in financial crisis, to Silicon Valley, filmmaker Andrew Rossi (PAGE ONE...
"Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves." - Ken Robinson
"We spend the first year of a child's life teaching them to walk and talk and the rest of its life to shut up and sit down. There's something wrong there." - Neil deGrasse Tyson
"We have an extraordinary human power... the power of imagination." - Ken Robinson
What have governments done? Lots of good things right?! Well... I think the biggest counter-response to this video would be: well without governments we wouldn't have X, Y and Z! The major breakthrough comes I think when we realize that human societies have the potential to...
Over the centuries, our culture has been slowly but gradually extending its circle of compassion. Our capacity to have compassion for those 'not like us' (whether the difference be defined by race, gender, nationality, religion or species) is one of the great challenges and...
This is THE Film about Bullying you MUST SEE! Bullied to Silence provides hope and a path for change to anyone who has ever witnessed or experienced being bullied or a bully.
Astrophysicist and celebrity science advocate Neil deGrasse Tyson recently, and at great length, discussed the importance of scientific literacy with Bill Moyers. Moyers began by reminding viewers of a recent Gallup poll in which 46 percent of Americans espoused the belief...
Slutwalk. After a local police chief accused college women of dressing like sluts, the students created a demonstration movement called Slutwalk. It is growing and getting attention. Slutwalk was made by students at Rowan University in the documentary production class taught...
Red Blooded Men is a documentary that covers multiple aspects of college life through a male's perspective. Through various interviews, from Northern Illinois University to the University of Iowa, and other schools across the country, we hope to enlighten audiences about...
Perspectives asks the question: Given all that we know, why does sexual assault happen? "Perspectives" looks at different levels of knowledge (and experience) with sexual assault and rape on college and university campuses in the greater Boston area. Did you know? 1 in 5...
Invisible Fight is part documentary and part fictional film, with the focus on highlighting the stupidity and injustice of victim blaming. First-person testimonials of actual survivors of sexual assault are combined with vignettes depicting real world scenarios of assault...
$5 for Guys. Girls Free is a re-enacted close-up of the college generation and how quickly a typical night out can go wrong. The story is led by a Spoken Word artist and complemented by a sexual assault Psychologist. We took an interesting twist on the form of documentary and...
Valhalla is a sustainable community hell-bent on inspiring people to be the change they wish to see. Together we can create the beautiful world our hearts tell us is possible. The website is developing a whole array of free resources to inspire and uplift. With cutting...
In-depth film analysis of media's efforts on climate education over the last decade, examining the impacts of studies put forward by leading policy think tanks that have influenced top media networks to abandon their efforts on climate reality, and how it's replacement - a...
Five Years celebrates the power of education to change the life of a child at-risk for sex trafficking. When Mai is solicited by a trafficker to enter the sex trade, we see the influence that education and positive mentorship can have to empower a girl to achieve her...
Have a look at how photography is actually creating futures. Deep in the beautiful mountain kingdom of Lesotho, Picture Aid travels to meet one of the children that are supported with education through a picture hanging on a wall: A 15 year old girl who dreams of becoming a...
Learn about a new "superpower" that isn't being taught in 90% of US schools.
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...
Coming this Fall of 2013 -- A Winner of the 2011 University of Toronto Film Festival, the film examines the academic community's treatment of critical perspectives on 9/11 by exploring the taboo that shields the American government's narrative from scholarly...
"The Lord is Not On Trial Here Today" is a Peabody Award-winning documentary by Jay Rosenstein that tells the compelling personal story of Vashti McCollum, and how her efforts to protect her ten-year-old son led to one of the most important and landmark First Amendment...
Abby Martin talks to Lance deHaven-Smith, Florida State University professor and author of 'Conspiracy Theory in America', about some of the US' most controversial events and how labeling truth-seekers as 'conspiracy theorists' damages democracy. For further reading...
Are you concerned that your food is lacking in essential vitamins and nutrients? Check out this super simple sprouter. Grow sprouts on your counter for pennies a day. Sprouts contain vitamins A-Z, they are hydrating, alkalizing, biogenic, regenerative, contains fiber and...
Filmmaker Damon Lee Patterson attempts to immortalize the power of art in his feature documentary Art Saved My Life. The film aims to prove art has the power to transform, heal, progress, enrich, and even saves someones life. The movie features interviews with Tech N9ne...
The Edible Playground - a film about an inner city school where children are able to turn their playground into a vegetable garden!
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...
Apparently, empathy and enlightenment can be found right at the check-out counter. So can boredom and frustration. Freedom is realizing I have the choice. This short film brings to life extracts from David Foster Wallace's commencement address to the 2005 graduating class of...
Jon Lavoie lends his voice to a video documenting the police violence against Montreal residents during the student protests.    SUBSCRIBE and check out our other videos! http://www.operationmaple.com http://www.facebook.com/operationmaple...
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/
Permacuture is a new culture that aims for a sustainable way of living, fully integrated with all life kingdoms on earth. This short movie was shoot during a permaculture design course, hosted by "terra alta" an educational center based in Portugal, and ran by" treeyo...
Over 300,000 Canadians are exploited every year as unpaid interns. Huge corporations are profiting the most off these free labourers, while it also drives down wages and job opportunities for others in the job market.  For more info, check out http://www.youthandwork.ca/...
Nationalism in schools - yeah it's gonna sound kind of creepy no matter what country you do it in.
The realm we exist in is so unimaginably huge, yet so incredibly detailed. We couldn't even begin to comprehend the true complexity of this cosmic domain.  This Video mash shows a section of the IMAX movie Cosmic Voyage. It puts big and small into perspective and takes...
THE WORLD BECOMES WHAT YOU TEACH is a popular TEDx talk by Zoe Weil, the co-founder and president of the Institute for Humane Education (www.HumaneEducation.org). She is a pioneer in the comprehensive humane education movement and speaks and lectures throughout the world...
What is an animal sanctuary? Click the CC icon for English subtitles. El Hogar de Luci shows you its project: El Hogar. A place of respect for farm animals rescued of a certain death from the meat, dairy and eggs industry. An on-line tour to explain our daily work...
SOLAR MAMAS: Are women better at getting out of poverty than men? An inspiring film about one woman’s attempt to light up her world. Rafea is an uneducated Bedouin mother from the Jordanian desert. She gets the chance to go to the Barefoot College, where middle-aged...
The Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship commissioned ITN to make this short film to look at some of the key features of a Steiner School including: - how Steiner Schools nurture spiritual development in keeping with the cultural setting of the school and without being tied...
This is the new teaser trailer for the upcoming documentary Class Dismissed : A Film About Learning Outside of the Classroom. For more information and to find out how you can help see this film to completion please visit http://www.homeschoolfilm.com  The movie should be...
In China, education is considered the only way out of poverty. But as the nation’s higher education system has largely been privatized by for-profit companies, the future for millions of students is bleak. College is less accessible to Chinese youth than ever before, and...
Today, 27 million men, women and children are held, sold and trafficked as slaves throughout the world. In Slavery: A 21st Century Evil, Rageh Omaar embarks on a worldwide journey to uncover the truth about the flourishing 21st century slave trade. Episode by episode, his...
In the summer of 2011, two young Maritimers, Justin Cantafio and Ryan Oickle, departed on a journey that would take them across Canada and back in just under four months. We left from Halifax, Nova Scotia, and travelled as far as the Discovery Islands Archipelago of British...
Once every decade, the 15 members of the Texas Board of Education meet in Austin to revise the state's textbook standards. Led by Don McLeroy, a Young Earth Creationist, the panel will debate and implement new standards related to science, evolution, social studies, and...