• 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...

  • “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...

  • Author Erica Fink Report on the secret world of hackers. She explains “Hacking is the modern-day superpower. Like many super powers, it can be using for good or evil”. Some hackers protect company’s data, by keeping the bad guy out, and whistle-blowing on exploits. Some hacker hack for a cause. You may have heard of...

  • 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...

  • Miami Model Crimethinc: The Miami Model
    1642
    01:30:00
    100%

    In November, 2003, trade ministers from 34 countries met in Miami, Florida, to negotiate the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA). FTAA threatens to devastate workers, the environment, and public services like health care, education, and water, and to destroy indigenous rights and cultural diversity across North, Central, and South America. Thousands of union...

  • Style Wars Style Wars
    1460
    01:09:46

    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

  • 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...

  • The Man Who Knew PBS: The Man Who Knew
    35336
    01:26:51
    50%

    For six years, John O’Neill was the FBI’s leading expert on Al Queda. He warned of its reach. He warned of its threat to the U.S.  – But to the people at the FBI headquarters, O’Neill was too much of a maverick, and they stopped listening to him. He left the FBI in the summer...

  • Pickaxe Crimethinc: Pickaxe
    3107
    01:33:36
    100%

    Pickaxe documents efforts to halt logging at Warner Creek, a federally protected forest in Oregon. Following a suspicious fire in 1991 that cleared the land, Congress suspended environmental regulations to allow logging in the area. Since arson was determined to be the cause of the fire, however, environmental activists argued that allowing logging at Warner...

  • For the past five years, Russia’s been building walls around its web and packing it with tech oligarchs, startup cities, face-finding algorithms, hacker hunters, and, of course, a few bears. In this episode of Bloomberg’s Hello World, Ashlee Vance travels to Mother Russia to see how they do tech.

  • Filmmaker Patricia Foulkrod examines the experiences of Iraq War veterans and the plight of the military. She documents stories of human wreckage arising from the horrors of war and military training dehumanizing soldiers. Approximately 10 veterans discuss how their time in Iraq changed their lives irrevocably .

  • From the catacombs of Paris to an abandoned castle in Glasgow, director Melody Gilbert follows urban explorers as they discover, unearth and investigate the long-forgotten spaces that surround us. Solo participants like the cartography-obsessed Slim Jim and teams like the Action Squad discuss their introduction to the underground community of urban explorers and what drives...

  • Psywar explores the evolution of propaganda and public relations in the United States, with an emphasis on the elitist theory of democracy; and the relationship between war, propaganda, and class.

  • 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.

  • See All