The Assassination of Russia
A very thought provoking documentary related to the apartments bombings that rocked Russia in 1999. This film examines the September explosions, and focuses on the foiled bombing in Ryazan on September 22nd, 1999. This film vividly portrays the inconsistencies in government officials’ reactions to Ryazan, and their later attempts to consistently blame the Chechens. Questions about the possible involvement of the special services are...
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Gaza We Are Coming
Gaza We Are Coming is a documentary describing the maritime mission that successfully broke the Israeli blockade. Israel’s attack on a flotilla of aid ships sailing for Gaza has once more put the spotlight on the Israeli blockade of the Strip. But, activists did manage to break the Israeli blockade. In August 2008, two wooden Greek ships laden with 44 activists from 17 different countries managed something no other vessel had in 41 years and broke the marine blockade that Israel has unilaterally imposed in...
Karachi: Pakistan’s Most Violent City
"Sure, we hear about violence in Pakistan all the time, but in 2011, more than three times as many people were killed in Karachi than the number of people killed in American drone strikes in the tribal areas. VICE explores the seedy underbelly of this ultra-violent metropolis of more than eighteen million people, and meet the players who make Karachi one of the craziest cities on earth." - From...
Lugovoy Lie Detector Test: Who Killed Litvinenko?
State Duma deputy Andrey Lugovoy, who the UK considers the main suspect in the killing of former FSB officer Aleksandr Litvinenko, did not commit the murder, a British lie detector test shows. Lugovoy was asked several questions in connection with the 2006 death of Litvinenko by the British Polygraph Association in Moscow. Asked if he had directly or indirectly contributed to the death, and whether he had dealt with polonium, he replied “no” to all questions. Aleksander Litvinenko died from poisoning by...
Disenfranchised in America
New legislation across the US could have a huge impact on the country’s 2012 presidential elections. Largely Republican politicians have passed a range of new voting laws that groups fear could disenfranchise as many as five million American voters this year. Politicians claim that they are concerned about preventing voter fraud but minority communities see the civil rights gained in the 1960s as being under attack again in a subtler way. The department of justice has already made strong rulings against...
Captive Minds: Hypnosis and Beyond
This is a very well narrated documentary that focuses on three case studies to reveal the striking similarities in the indoctrination methods each uses to achieve long-term effects. It is a film that serves as a reminder that we are all vulnerable to persuasion and long-term conditioning, and one that provokes serious consideration of the far-reaching implications of any form of psychological...
The One Percent
This 80-minute documentary focuses on the growing "wealth gap" in America, as seen through the eyes of filmmaker Jamie Johnson, a 27-year-old heir to the Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical fortune. Johnson, who cut his film teeth at NYU and made the Emmy®-nominated 2003 HBO documentary Born Rich, here sets his sights on exploring the political, moral and emotional rationale that enables a tiny percentage of Americans - the one percent - to control nearly half the wealth of the entire United States. The film...
Looking For Fidel
Looking for Fidel is a documentary film by Oliver Stone, released in 2004. It is a follow-up to his 2003 documentary Comandante and likewise consists of interviews with the Cuban leader Fidel Castro. This time, interviews of some Cuban political dissidents are included as well. The film specifically deals with the 2003 crackdown on dissidents in Cuba, and the execution of three men who attempted to hijack a ferry to the United...
97% Owned
97% owned is a documentary which presents serious research & verifiable evidence on our economic and financial system. This is the first documentary to tackle this issue from a UK-perspective and explains the inner workings of Central Banks and the Money creation process. When money drives almost all of the planets activities, it is essential that we fully understand it. Yet simple questions often get overlooked, questions like; where does money come from? Who creates it? Who decides how it gets used? And what...