PBS Frontline – The Merchants of Cool245458:26
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 Hacking378650:08
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 Linux253901:25:10
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 Culture2574702:02:54
“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 Like262701:08:51
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....
The Future Doesn’t Need Us… Or So We’ve Been Told. With the rise of technology and the real-time pressures of an online, global economy, humans will have to be very clever – and very careful – not to be left behind by the future. From the perspective of those in charge, human labor is losing...
The Hacker Wars – Battle For The Internet284401:31:19
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. This 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...
WKJO: Who Killed John O’Neill?255201:40:23
Traumatized by the September 11th attacks, one man struggles to dismantle official history, at the expense of his sanity and even his life. Grappling with multiple realities – and multiple personalities – he must retreat into his mind in pursuit of the truth. In a fictional film about non-fictional events, there is a place where...
Loose Change 911 – An American Coup438601:21:50
Loose Change 9/11: An American Coup first examines mysterious and infamous events that reshaped world history from the Reichstag Fire in 1933 that catapulted Hitler to dictatorship – to the Gulf of Tonkin Incident in 1964 that led to the Vietnam War, and then takes viewers on a turbulent journey through several pivotal moments in...
Jump Britain – Free Running – Parkour507159:17
This Parkour documentary follows a group of traceurs as they travel around Britain to find the best spots to free run. Traceurs including: Sebastien Foucan, and the UrbanFreeFlow team.