Spin – Behind The Scenes Of Mainstream Media100258:01
As a TV democracy, the U.S. is linked into one televised nation through the use of Satellite feeds. These feeds carry the live raw TV image before it has been packed by the networks with music, graphics or commercials. Satellite feeds reveal images of TV personalities in from a live camera with open microphones before...
Crimethinc: Breaking The Spell95301:03:09
An hour-long look at the 1999 Seattle WTO protests and the anarchists (particularly those from Eugene) who traveled there to set a new precedent for militant confrontation. Rather than attempting to cover every situation at the WTO, Breaking the Spell has covers a few scenes film in depth. It is filmed in the thick of...
Aerosol Planet Vol. 1116801:20:15
This documentary takes to the streets with graffiti artists from around the world. See the perils and the tragedies they endure to get their art out for all to see. Many will not agree with the graffiti artist but all should at least hear their side of the story. OFFICIAL: www.aerosolplanet.com DOWNLOAD: Savedeo
PBS: The Man Who Knew3379001:26:51
For six years, John O’Neill was the FBI’s leading expert on Al Queda. He warned of its reach. He warned of its threat to the U.S. – But to the people at the FBI headquarters, O’Neill was too much of a maverick, and they stopped listening to him. He left the FBI in the summer...
Piece By Piece – San Francisco Graffiti Culture111801:18:38
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...
PBS Frontline – The Merchants of Cool118058:26
They are the merchants of cool: creators and sellers of popular culture who have made teenagers the hottest consumer demographic in America. But are they simply reflecting teen desires or have they begun to manufacture those desires in a bid to secure this lucrative market? And have they gone too far in their attempts to...
The Secret History of Hacking137850:08
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....
RevolutionOS – The Birth of GNU and Linux131201:25:10
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...
Militainment Inc. – The Militarization of Pop Culture2450502:02:54
“Militainment, Inc.” probes the developing relationship between militarism and popular culture – especially the phenomenon of the entertaining war. Narrated and produced by University of Georgia Professor Roger Stahl, the film examines the relationship between the Pentagon and the entertainment industries in nine, 10-20min segments: Spectacle, Clean War, Technofetishism, Demonization, Reality TV, Sports, Toys, Video...
This Is What Democracy Looks Like137601:08:51
This powerful documentary narrated by Susan Sarandon and Michael Franti tells the story from the hearts and lenses of more than 100 activists who turned their cameras on the police during the 1999 World Trade Organization summit in Seattle. Activists gathering to promote economic justice managed to shut down the WTO during a days-long demonstration....