All videos in category Counter Culture (16 videos)

  • 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...

  • 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....

  • Bomb It - Art As A Weapon Bomb It! Art As A Weapon
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    Bomb It is an international graffiti and street art documentary directed by award-winning director Jon Reiss and premiered at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival. Filmed on five continents, featuring cities such as New York, Cape Town, London, Paris,Amsterdam, Tokyo, Berlin and Sao Paulo, Bomb It explores the interplay between worldwide graffiti movements, the global proliferation...

  • 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...

  • From the catacombs of Paris to an abandoned castle in Glasgow, director Melody Gilbert follows urban explorers as they discover, unearth and investigate the long-forgotten spaces that surround us. Solo participants like the cartography-obsessed Slim Jim and teams like the Action Squad discuss their introduction to the underground community of urban explorers and what drives...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Aerosol Planet Aerosol Planet Vol. 1
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    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

  • 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...