Monthly Archives: August 2015 (40 videos) - page 3

  • People Who Do Noise People Who Do Noise
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    Noise: a genre that is difficult for the average person to appreciate. However, when one sees its creation firsthand or creates it oneself, noise becomes a type of musical art that takes on its own appeal and meaning. In People Who Do Noise, noise becomes associated with faces, through interviews with dozens of Portland noise...

  • Within days after the release of Negativland’s clever parody of U2 and Casey Kasem, recording industry giant Island Records descended upon the band with a battery of lawyers intent on erasing the piece from the history of rock music. Craig “Tribulation 99” Baldwin follows this and other intellectual property controversies across the contemporary arts scene....

  • In this film, we have tried to go beyond the current discussions around file-sharing to look at what kinds of social change are precipitated by massive changes in our capacity to communicate. We think the changes wrought by networked, peer distribution are historical on the scale of the printing press and here we try to...

  • Alliance Weather Underground is a very interesting educational documentary about the domestic US resistance against tyranny during the Vietnam War. “Doing nothing in a period of repressive violence is itself a form of violence. If you sit in your house and live your white life and go to your white job and allow the country...

  • There have been a few documentaries by ‘old media’ crews who don’t understand the net and see peer-to-peer organisation as a threat to their livelihoods. They have no reason to represent the filesharing movement positively, and no capacity to represent it lucidly. We wanted to make a film that would explore this huge popular movement...

  • Miami Model Crimethinc: The Miami Model
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    In November, 2003, trade ministers from 34 countries met in Miami, Florida, to negotiate the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA). FTAA threatens to devastate workers, the environment, and public services like health care, education, and water, and to destroy indigenous rights and cultural diversity across North, Central, and South America. Thousands of union...

  • Part scathing critique, part call to action, ‘Independent Media In A Time Of War’ is a hard-hitting new documentary by the Hudson Mohawk Independent Media Center. This film is composed of a speech given by Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now! Illustrated by clips of mainstream media juxtaposed with rare footage from independent reporters in...

  • Defcon Defcon Hacking Convention
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    DEFCON is the world’s largest hacking conference, held in Las Vegas, Nevada. In 2012 it was held for the 20th time. The conference has strict no-filming policies, but for DEFCON 20, a documentary crew was allowed full access to the event. The film follows the four days of the conference, the events and people (attendees...

  • Ripped from international headlines, The Hacker Wars takes you to the front lines of the high-stakes battle over the fate of the Internet, freedom and privacy.┬áThis documentary covers Anonymous, Antisec and Lulzsec as well as various high profile hacks. This documentary also covers Tripwire and various hackers who have been indicted including Jeremy Hammond and...

  • This documentary tells the inside story of the hackers who rebelled against the proprietary software model and Microsoft to create GNU/Linux and the Open Source movement. While Microsoft may be the biggest software company in the world, not every computer user is a fan of their products, or their way of doing business. While Microsoft’s...