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Human Resources

Human Resources

Human Resources – Social Engineering in the 20th Century explores the rise of mechanistic philosphy and the exploitation of human beings under modern hierarhical 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, R

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The Coca-Cola Case

This feature length documentary present a searing indictment of the Coca-Cola empire and its alleged kidnapping, torture and murder of union leaders trying to improve working conditions in Colombia, Guatemala and Turkey. The filmmakers follow labour rights lawyers Daniel Kovalik and Terry Collingsworth and an activist for the Stop Killer-Coke! campaign, Ray Rogers, as they attempt to hold the g

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Private Parts: The Trouble with my Breasts

Private Parts is part of a three episode documentary series looking at human breasts and genitals and problems associated with them. This BBC produced series also introduced the documentary “The Trouble With My Vagina” and “The Trouble With My Penis”. It was released in 2006. This episode follows the stories of a number of different women whose breasts have either landed them in hospital, out o

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American Philosopher

Who dares think a nation? What is the status of philosophy in a nation founded by philosophers? What are the risks of practicing philosophy in America? Does America have a "native" philosophy? Eight short films about philosophy in America and American philosophy by Phillip McReynolds.  

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Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired

In 1977, Roman Polanski was arrested in Los Angeles on charges he gave drugs and had sex with a 13-year-old girl he was photographing for Vogue. Eleven months later, having pled guilty to one count, he fled to Europe before sentencing. This film examines that year-long period, using archival footage of the media frenzy and of Polanski's life before the charges, clips from his films, and contemp

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American Meth

American Meth

American Meth is a cross-country journey that focuses on several facets of the methamphetamine epidemic. From the oil fields of Wyoming and New Mexico to the homeless in Portland and the teens of Montana, filmmaker Justin Hunt spins a blue-collar tale of tragedy and triumph.Actor Val Kilmer lends his voicing talents as your narrator while exploring both the damage being done and community efforts

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For the Love of the Leader

This is the story of an extraordinary love affair between one Nation’s women and its leader. The Nation is Libya, an Islamic socialist state. Its leader, Muammar Gaddafi, a man reviled in the west as a brutal dictator, but in Libya “held up as a great revolutionary, and the liberator of islamic women.” For Libyan women; what does this liberation mean? And what price do they pay for the love

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Heavy Metal Britannia

Nigel Planer narrates a documentary which traces the origins and development of British heavy metal from its humble beginnings in the industrialised Midlands to its proud international triumph. In the late 60s a number of British bands were forging a new kind of sound. Known as hard rock, it was loud, tough, energetic and sometimes dark in outlook. They didn't know it, but Deep Purple, Uriah He

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Reggae Britannia

The acclaimed BBC4 Britannia series moves into the world of British reggae. Showing how it came from Jamaica in the 1960s to influence, over the next 20 years, both British music and society. The documentary includes major artists and performances from that era, including Big Youth, Max Romeo, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Jerry Dammers and the Specials, the Police, UB40, Dennis Bovell, lovers rock per

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