Documentaries about War & Peace
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Inside the Hotbeds of Israeli Settler Terror
Abby Martin goes on-the-ground to the epicenters of state-backed settler terrorism in Palestine’s West Bank, in Part II of her report on illegal Israeli settlements and home...
Palestinian Home Demolitions for Illegal Settlements Surging
The demolition of Palestinian homes for Israeli settlements reached a ten-year high in 2016. While this activity led by the fanatical settler movement is illegal under...
The Journey From Syria (2016)
Reporter Matthew Cassel spent a year documenting the journey of Syrian jeweler Aboud Shalhoub as he travels from Turkey to Greece, and through Eastern Europe to the Netherlands...
A Very Heavy Agenda Part 3: Maintaining the World Order
“Without doubt it is the best documentary I have watched – on any subject – in years” – Tom Secker [spyculture.com] “One of the most important documentaries in circulation at...
Propaganda and The Engineering of Consent for Empire with Mark Crispin Miller
With thousands of advertisements seen by Americans everyday, and a corporate media that reinforces the needs of Empire, propaganda in the U.S. is more pervasive and effective...
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...
Hillary Clinton's Business of Corporate Shilling & War Making (2016)
Digging deep into Hillary's connections to Wall Street, Abby Martin reveals how the Clinton's multi-million-dollar political machine operates.  This episode chronicles the...
HAMSA : A Syrian Refugee Family now in Rural Germany.
In September 2015 the BBC recorded an interview with Hamsa, a Syrian mother and refugee, as she neared the end of a desperate four-year journey from Homs, Syria to Germany. Her...
The Sea Between Us (2016)
Vignettes of some of the women, men and children journeying across the Aegean Sea, seeking refuge and lives of less precarity- and the reflections of those working in...
A Very Heavy Agenda Part 2: How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the New Neocons (2016)
"Completely mind-blowing documentary about neocon ideologues and their bipartisan destructive influence" - Max Blumenthal [Author of Goliath & The 51 Day War] Part 2 Synopsis...
Unraveling the Syria War Chessboard
The war in Syria is an unparalleled crisis. Having gone far beyond an internal political struggle, the war is marked by a complex array of forces that the U.S. Empire hopes to...
A Very Heavy Agenda Part 1: A Catalyzing Event (2015)
"A Very Heavy Agenda is a behind-the-scenes look at the neocon thinkers that fuel America's endless wars. The film is a chillingly honest account of how the neocons behind both...
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.
9/11: Decade of Deception (2015)
On the tenth anniversary of the Attacks of September 11th, 2001, expert witnesses gathered at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada to provide evidence-based research that...
Refugees Unwelcome: The Fight Over Germany's Surge In Refugees
As refugees and asylum seekers continue to pour into Germany, supporters face off against a surging tide of anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim protesters. 
A Short Film About Guns
WINNER - Best Online Short, Tribeca Film Festival 2013 "A Short Film About Guns" examines the illegal arms trade and how it functions across the globe. Featuring four experts...
Unmanned: America's Drone Wars (2013)
"Unmanned" investigates the impact of U.S. drone strikes at home and abroad, observing their effect on the War on Terror, the lives of individuals, and U.S. foreign...
Iraq For Sale: The War Profiteers (2006)
This is the story of what happens to everyday Americans when corporations go to war.   Acclaimed director Robert Greenwald (Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price, Outfoxed and...
The Unknown Known (2014)
A glimpse into the mind of a sociopath... who just happened to be the United States Secretary of Defense leading up to and during the country's two longest wars (Iraq and...
Bitter Lake (2015)
Adam Curtis: Politicians used to have the confidence to tell us stories that made sense of the chaos of world events. But now there are no big stories and politicians react...
Cointelpro 101 (2010)
COINTELPRO may not be a well-understood acronym but its meaning and continuing impact are absolutely central to understanding the government’s wars and repression against...
Lessons Of Darkness (1992)
Straddling a line between documentary and science fiction, Werner Herzog's Lektionen in Finsternis is an epic visual poem set in the burning oil fields of Kuwait following the...
The Islamic State (2014)
The Islamic State, a hardline Sunni jihadist group that formerly had ties to al Qaeda, has conquered large swathes of Iraq and Syria. Previously known as the Islamic State of...
Buying the War: How Big Media Failed Us (2007)
In 2003, the United States pre-emptively attacked Iraq in a war that would last for eight years claiming an estimated 189,000 lives, costing over $2 trillion and causing untold...
The Atomic Cafe (1982)
One of the defining documentaries of the 20th century, THE ATOMIC CAFE (1982) offers a darkly humorous glimpse into mid-century America, an era rife with paranoia, anxiety, and...
Hijacking Catastrophe: 9/11, Fear & The Selling Of American Empire (2004)
Hijacking Catastrophe: 9/11, Fear & the Selling of American Empire examines how a radical fringe of the Republican Party used the trauma of the 9/11 terror attacks to advance a...
5 Broken Cameras (2011)
An extraordinary work of both cinematic and political activism, 5 Broken Cameras is a deeply personal, first-hand account of non-violent resistance in Bil'in, a West Bank...
Dirty Wars (2013)
It's the dirty little secret of the War on Terror: all bets are off, and almost anything goes. We have fundamentally changed the rules of the game and the rules of engagement...
Countdown to Zero (2010)
Countdown to Zero traces the history of the atomic bomb from its origins to the present state of affairs: nine nations possessing nuclear weapons capabilities with others...
Stealing a Nation (2004)
'Stealing A Nation' is an extraordinary film about the plight of the Chagos Islands, whose indigenous population was secretly and brutally expelled by British Governments in...
9/11: The Sensible Doubt (2011)
What happened on September 11, 2001? All over the world, people question the official story and explanation about the events that took place in the USA more than 10 years...
"Wrong, Blasphemous and Sinful" - 10 Years of 9/11 Media Coverage (2011)
"Wrong, Blasphemous and Sinful" is the English version of the Belgian film "Epouvantails, autruches et perroquets." The film analyzes the way the media managed to skip or...
Black 9/11: Money, Motive, Technology, and Plausible Deniability (2012)
Black 9/11 names the identities of several 9/11 suspects that should be investigated if a criminal trial were ever to be conducted.  Special thanks to Michael C. Ruppert...
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...
Broken by Battle (2013)
As our troops in Afghanistan prepare to come home, more and more British soldiers are haunted by the trauma of over a decade of war. This Panorama special investigates the true...
The Invisible War (2012)
The Invisible War is a groundbreaking investigative documentary about one of America’s most shameful and best kept secrets: the epidemic of rape within the U.S. military. The...
Counter-Intelligence: Shining a Light on Black Operations (2013)
An extraordinary work by a gifted filmmaker, "Counter-Intelligence" shines sunlight into the darkest crevices of empire run amok. The film vividly exposes a monstrous and...
America's 33 Dollar Mercenaries
America's 33 Dollar Mercenaries looks into the case of men sent to Iraq from poor countries by private US security companies as security guards who were forced to fight like...
America's War Games (2013)
How the Obama administration is redefining the US military's strategic priorities with far-reaching consequences. The United States' military expenditures today account for...
Aghet: A Genocide (2010)
Aghet is an award-winning documentary made by German filmmaker Eric Friedler, which proves the truth of the genocide of the Armenian people. Using the actual words of 23...
James Steele: America's Mystery Man in Iraq (2013)
A 15-month investigation by the Guardian and BBC Arabic reveals how retired US colonel James Steele, a veteran of American proxy wars in El Salvador and Nicaragua, played a...
Uganda Rising (2006)
The scramble for Africa never ended, it was renewed, renamed and redefined by the White supremacist power structure. The exploitation of Africa, its inhabitants, animals...
Meet The Stans (2003)
A documentary about the current state of the Central Asian Republics in 4 chapters (Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan) styled after travel-shows: unguarded...
The Forgotten Man: Bradley Manning (2012)
Private Bradley Manning was the man U.S. authorities allege stole classified military files, providing them to WikiLeaks for publication. While WikiLeaks founder Julian...
Oliver Stone: The Untold History Of The United States (2012)
There is a classified America we were never meant to see. From Academy Award®-winning writer/director Oliver Stone, this ten-part documentary series looks back at human events...
A Place Called Chiapas (1998)
On January 1 1994, the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN), made up of impoverished Mayan Indians from the state of Chiapas, took over five towns and 500 ranches in...
Apology Of An Economic Hitman (2010)
John Perkins was a prominent member of the top-secret team of “economic hit men”, who used fraudulent financial reports, rigged elections, payoffs, extortion, sex, military...
The US Drug War on Colombia (2005)
Plan Colombia" was a US policy to supposedly combat drugs coming out of Colombia but ended up being more about combating leftist resistance with disastrous result for many.
Tim Robbins' Anti-War Satire: Embedded Live!
Written and directed by Tim Robbins, Embedded is a ripped-from-the-headlines satire about the madness surrounding brave men and women on the front lines of a Middle East...
2012 Crossing Over, A New Beginning
A World of Love is Coming!' This is the OFFICIAL RELEASE of the Full Length Documentary film '2012 Crossing Over, A New Beginning' a film written, directed, filmed, edited and...