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Log In - New York Times. 50 documentaries you need to see. Joshua Oppenheimer The Texan director’s feature debut, The Act of Killing (2012), and its follow-up, The Look of Silence (2014), explore the aftermath of massacres in Indonesia.

50 documentaries you need to see

Both were nominated for Oscars. Salaam Cinema, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, 1995 For this film, Mohsen Makhmalbaf announces a casting call: thousands of people turn up and there’s a riot to get in. Each participant is channelling their worries and hopes into the desire to be in a film. Close Up, Abbas Kiarostami, 1990 A man pretends to be Mohsen Makhmalbaf, the director of Salaam Cinema. The impostor’s fragility ultimately embodies what it means to be poor and struggling in life, and through that you feel how sad it is that we live in a world where people are measured by wealth and power, and the cruelty that any human being could ever feel insignificant. IRIS (Official Movie Site) - Now on DVD, Blu-ray™ and Digital Download. The Brainwashing Of My Dad.

Citizen U.S.A.: A 50 State Road Trip: Home. The Top 100 Documentaries We Can Use To Change The World. By Films For Action / Jun 10, 2015 Documentaries have an incredible power to raise awareness and create transformative changes in consciousness both at the personal and global levels.

The Top 100 Documentaries We Can Use To Change The World

Over the last 8 years, we've watched hundreds of social change documentaries and cataloged the best of them on the site. There's now so many that we realized we needed to filter this down even further. So what follows is our list of the very best 100 - hand-picked for their quality, insight and potential to inspire positive change. All of the films have been selected because they are either free to watch online, or can be rented online. Did we miss anything really good? COBRA GYPSIES - full documentary. Watch "We're Not Broke" Full Movie Online. The Unbelievers - What are you willing to believe? ʻĀINA: That Which Feeds Us. Control Room - Perils of War Reporting, AlJazeera vs FOX, Censorship, Bais (2004) - Full Length. Watch "Budrus" Full Movie Online Free. Increasing the power and reach of Palestinians and Israelis working to end the occupation. FLOW. » The People Speak – Extended Edition – DVD Zinn Education Project.

The People Speak, the feature documentary inspired by A People’s History of the United States and based on live readings of Voices of a People’s History of the United States, offers readings and performances of letters, diary entries, speeches, and songs from throughout U.S. history.

» The People Speak – Extended Edition – DVD Zinn Education Project

Narrated by Howard Zinn, this DVD is an extended version of the film that aired on the History Channel in December 2009. This is an essential resource for every history teacher. Marc Silver. Premiering at the Sundance Film Festival 2015.

Marc Silver

On Black Friday 2012, four middle-class African-American law-abiding teenagers stopped at a gas station to buy gum and cigarettes. One of them, Jordan Davis, argued with Michael Dunn, a white man parked beside them, over the volume of music playing in their car. The altercation turned to tragedy when Dunn fired 10 bullets at the unarmed boys, killing Davis almost instantly. The Cove Movie: Welcome. PBS: The Most Dangerous Man in America DVD - Pentagon Papers DVD. Where Should The Birds Fly - Home. Get the Deep Dive on Origins the Movie. WEBSITE: www.DavidWolfe.comCO-FOUNDER: Online Health MagazineEVENT: Longevity Now Conference ( The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation ( www.sacredchocolate.comSUPERFOODS: You’d think he was a rock star with a fan base like his — America’s TOP CEO’s, Global Ambassador’s, Hollywood celebrities, busy professionals, and even the most powerful buying influence in the nation — Mom’s!

Get the Deep Dive on Origins the Movie

But it’s not rock n’ roll that they flock to him for…it’s his nutrition mission and the natural-health and beauty eco-revolution that David Wolfe champions. With a masters degree in nutrition, and a background in science and mechanical engineering, David Wolfe is considered one of the world’s top authorities on natural health, beauty nutrition, herbalism, longevity, chocolate, and organic superfoods. David Wolfe is also a gourmet chocolatier. David is a blogger for Huffington Post. Black Ice - Arctic 30 Documentary. Watch the Trailer - HEIST: Who Stole the American Dream? (And How We Can Get It Back) The Dust Bowl (TV Mini-Series 2012) Above All Else. Citizen Koch. Disruption - Official Trailer. Blackfish Official Film Site.

Tea Party America (BBC Documentary Video) – Tears of Gaza Movie. Documentary Film. To Be Takei. The Supreme Price. The Supreme Price is a feature length documentary film that traces the evolution of the Pro-Democracy Movement in Nigeria and efforts to increase the participation of women in leadership roles.

The Supreme Price

Following the annulment of her father's victory in Nigeria's Presidential Election and her mother's assassination by agents of the military dictatorship, Hafsat Abiola faces the challenge of transforming a corrupt culture of governance into a democracy capable of serving Nigeria's most marginalized population: women. Produced and Directed by Joanna Lipper, this film was made with support from The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Ford Foundation/Just Films, ITVS, the Tribeca Gucci Spotlighting Women Documentary Award, Chicken & Egg Pictures, Women Make Movies and IFP Spotlight on Documentaries.

The extended trailer for this film was commissioned by Gucci to launch their global Chime for Change Campaign at TED 2013. press kit Interviews with Filmmaker UPCOMING screenings. Siddharth » A film by Richie Mehta. Scheherazade's Diary - TRAILER / Film By: Zeina Daccache. Dangerous Acts Film Website. The Invisible War: Home. Meet the Frackers - USA. Queen of the Sun: What are the bees telling us? Too Big to Fail (TV Movie 2011) Four Horsemen Film - The Four Horsemen Are Coming…