• 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...

  • 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...

  • Most Americans know the mainstream media manipulates stories, manufactures illusions, and exploits fears. But the reason is more than just liberal bias or sloppy reporting. Behind the Big News exposes a revolutionary agenda originating outside the media that defines today’s headlines. This powerful and fast-paced video examines some of the biggest news stories in recent...

  • Style Wars Style Wars
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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

  • 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...

  • 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...