The documentary “Dub Echoes” shows how the Jamaican invention called dub ended up influencing much of the music we hear today, from electronic music to hip-hop, transforming the studio in a musical instrument and giving way to all of sonic experiments.
Rhyme & Reason A study in the world of hip-hop, done mostly with interviews, in order to see why it is as popular as it is today and what the future holds. year : `97
In DePere, Wisconsin there is a school that exists because of one person. This is that story.
Examining what has happened to the world's most wanted man, Osama Bin Laden. Despite one of the biggest manhunts in history, Osama Bin Laden remained as elusive as ever. Rooted in the facts around Bin Laden's disappearance and the continuing threat of Al Qaeda, The Conspiracy Files looks at the claims that the video messages of Bin Laden are being faked and that he is really dead. Broadcast on:
HIP-HOP: BEYOND BEATS AND RHYMES is a riveting documentary that examines representations of gender roles in hip-hop and rap music through the lens of filmmaker Byron Hurt, a former college quarterback turned activist. Conceived as a loving critique from a self-proclaimed hip-hop head, Hurt examines issues of masculinity, sexism, violence and homophobia in todays hip-hop culture.
In the beautiful coastal city of Recife, Brazil – a world capital for sex tourism – a couple of determined women decided they would try to break the cycle of domestic violence and get kids off the streets. Hummingbird goes onto the street to see the reality of these kids, and then goes into the programs to see just how these high risk kids can be helped. Although the recovery process is slow
American Radical is the probing, definitive documentary about Jewish-American political scientist Norman Finkelstein. A devoted son of holocaust survivors, an ardent critic of Israel and US Middle East policy, Finkelstein has been steadfast at the centre of many intractable controversies, including his denial of tenure at DePaul University. Called a lunatic and self-hating Jew by some and an
Ok so this isn't exactly a documentary but more of a interesting conference talk at TED from Salman Khan, the creator of www.khanacademy.org. He explains how he came to create this fantastic site and the great potential it has to benefit todays society. I came across this video today and I felt I should share it as it really is a great site, in all honesty I have known about this site for quite
This 15 minute documentary tells the story of Denis Smith, professional light painter. Two years ago, Denis was in a high pressure sales job, struggling with drink, debt and depression. His family life was suffering, so he needed to make changes to his life before all was lost. He moved to Australia and soon discovered light painting, a unique form of photography which allows for vibrant and surre