Archive for the 'Journalism' Category

Shift | Beyond the Numbers of the Climate Crisis

• August, 2013

A film by brother/sister duo, Sam and Kate Fulbright to take a closer look at what climate change really means in the United States, and dive beyond the daunting numbers and graphs to meet the people and communities effected by the problem of climate change. Learn more about getting involved at ShiftTheClimate.org Follow us: Facebook: /ShiftTheClimate Twitter/Instagram: @ShiftTheClimate

Okupacion

• May, 2013

Squatted social centers are proliferating all across Europe. Ordinary people are occupying empty buildings in urban areas, turning them into free, open and public space. Alongside music and art collectives, concerts, food co-operatives and community gardens one also finds construction workshops, child care, language classes, political talks and even legal advice on social and economic rights. These community activities are indicative of burgeoning social and political autonomist movements, emerging from within the walls of these occupied buildings. Watch this, urban publicization of, space. Thanks to

The Tax Free Tour (VPRO docu)

• March, 2013

“Where do multinationals pay taxes and how much?” Gaining insight from international tax experts, Backlight director Marije Meerman (‘Quants’ & ‘Money & Speed’), takes a look at tax havens, the people who live there and the routes along which tax is avoided globally. Those routes go by resounding names like ‘Cayman Special’, ‘Double Irish’, and ‘Dutch Sandwich’. A financial world operates in the shadows surrounded by a high level of secrecy. A place where sizeable capital streams travel the world at the speed of light

Cutting Edge: Confessions of an Undercover Cop

• March, 2013

With exclusive access to Mark Kennedy, Britain’s most controversial undercover police officer, this gripping and revelatory documentary tells the definitive, inside story of Mark Stone/Kennedy. Directed by Bafta Award-winner Brian Hill and narrated by Kennedy, the Cutting Edge film also features interviews with the police to reconstruct the story of how Mark Kennedy went from being a regular south London police officer, with a wife and two children, to becoming Mark Stone. This was Mark the environmental campaigner, militant activist and undercover cop who broke

Wealth Inequality in America

• March, 2013

Even though these are just the stats for America… You can pretty much connect the dots with the rest of “Western Civilization”… Food for thought? Think for yourself, question authority.

Every Fucking Day of My Life

• March, 2013

youtube excerpt: Originally produced two years ago as “One Minute to Nine,” this documentary finally arrives at HBO with a somewhat more in-your-face title — and, in a stark, spare way that has come to characterize the pay channel, delivers a pretty bracing wallop. A harrowing portrait of domestic abuse, the project draws heavily on video shot by the dead abuser, as his wife, Wendy Maldonado, spends her final days of freedom before going to jail for his murder. The net result is every bit

PsyWar

• March, 2013

The Real Battlefield is the Mind! A film that explores the evolution of propaganda and public relations in the United States, with an emphasis on the elitist theory of democracy and the relationship between war, propaganda and class. Includes original interviews with a number of dissident scholars including Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn, Michael Parenti, Peter Phillips (Project Censored), John Stauber (PR Watch), Christopher Simpson (The Science of Coercion) and others. A deep, richly illustrated study of the nature and history of propaganda, featuring some of

Freedom Fuels

• February, 2013

Freedom Fuels, takes an in-depth look at renewable fuel sources, such as bio-diesel, ethanol and vegetable oil. It explores the interaction of the petroleum industry and alternative fuels over the last 150 years, and examines the global impact that bio-fuels can have on our future.

We The Tiny House People

• December, 2012

Documentary: Small Homes, Tiny Flats & Wee Shelters TV producer and Internet-video personality Kirsten Dirksen invites us on her journey into the tiny homes of people searching for simplicity, self-sufficiency, minimalism and happiness by creating shelter in caves, converted garages, trailers, tool sheds, river boats and former pigeon coops. Kirsten Dirksen is co-founder of faircompanies.com and a Huffington Post blogger. She has worked for MTV, Oxygen, The Travel Channel and Sundance Channel. Her documentaries include “Searching for Da Vinci’s Secret” and “Translating Genocide: Journey to