• A look at the feud between graffiti artists King Robbo and Banksy. Graffiti Wars examines street art and graffiti, and the creative tensions and conflicts within this artistic arena. King Robbo passed away in 2014.   https://theactivesoul.wordpress.com/2013/04/02/banksy-vs-king-robbo-street-art-vs-graffiti/

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    This documentary exposes the rich growing subculture of hip-hop that was developing in New York City in the late ’70s and early ’80s, specifically focusing on graffiti art and breakdancing. DOWNLOAD: SAVEDEO

  • 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....

  • This eye opening long documentary film elaborates on the discovery of American media lies by comparing how news are delivered to the US population and to other countries around the world. The film provides a striking comparison of U.S. and international media coverage of the crisis in the ME zeroing in on how structural distortions...

  • Twenty-five years after the World Wide Web was created, the issue of surveillance has become the greatest controversy of its existence. With many concerned that governments and corporations can monitor people’s every move, this programme meets hackers and scientists who are using technology to fight back, as well as the law enforcement officers who believe...

  • Piece By Piece documents San Francisco’s graffiti culture from the early 1980s to 2004. It is narrated by San Francisco graffiti artist Senor One, better known as Renos. The San Francisco Bay Guardian’s Cheryl Eddy singled the film out as the highlight of the 2006 Hi/Lo film festival, calling it “an educational experience” and “a...

  • For the past 35 years, Michael Reynolds has been developing sustainable housing free of any energy dependence and came up with this way to re-use garbage such as plastic bottles as a thermal insulation and an architectural structure. You can even grow your own food, provide your own water, build it anywhere, treat your own...

  • A chronicle of the global pastry uprising of the Biotic Baking Brigade, starring San Francisco mayor Willie Brown and the CEOs of Chevron and Monsanto. This video features a cornucopia of political pie-throwings in San Francisco and beyond, including a brief history of consumable comedy and behind the scenes interviews with real underground pie tossers…...

  • Hackers were once embraced, due to bad press they are now feared. Starting with phone hackers or ‘phreaks’ who could make free phone calls and soon took complete control of the telephone systems. This documentary explains the beginnings of hacking and covers the lives of Captain Crunch, Kevin Mitnick, Steve Wozniak, and several other key hackers....

  • This documentary explores the rise of mechanistic philosophy and the exploitation of human beings under modern hierarchical systems. Topics covered include behaviorism, scientific management, work-place democracy, schooling, frustration-aggression hypothesis and human experimentation The film includes original interviews with: “Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn, Rebecca Lemov (“World as Laboratory”), Christopher Simpson (“The Science of Coercion”), George Ritzer (“The...

  • A cybercrime documentary profiling the Romanian town nicknamed “Hackerville” or “Most Dangerous Town on the Internet.” Convicted blackhat hackers, like Guccifer (real name), talk worms, viruses, social engineering, identity theft, and even hacking Hillary Clinton’s email.

  • “Outfoxed” examines how media empires, led by Rupert Murdoch’s Fox News, have been running a “race to the bottom” in television news. This film provides an in-depth look at Fox News and the dangers of ever-enlarging corporations taking control of the public’s right to know. The film explores Murdoch’s burgeoning kingdom and the impact on...

  • Psywar 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.

  • The Futian Market in Yiwu in China is where wholesale buyers come from around the world to snap up cheap Chinese goods. Covering 4 million square meters, 120,000 suppliers hawk everything from toys to fluffy handcuffs and dancing Santas. Business here moves at breakneck speed and the air is full of tales of quick bucks,...

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