In April 2002, the democratically elected Venezuelan president, Hugo Chavez, faces a coup d’état by an American-backed opposition party. The two-day coup fails to topple Chávez, but the tumultuous event proves to be great dramatic material for two Irish filmmakers who happen to be making a documentary about Chavez as the coup erupts. They capture footage of the massive opposition and pro-Chavez crowds and analyze how Venezuelan TV manipulated images for propaganda purposes.
Narrator Cori Brackett had a strange cause-and-effect experience with the diet cokes she was drinking and quickly found herself disabled and diagnosed with MS. Slowly able to walk and speak again, she believes her illness is linked to aspartame. She is a co-owner of a video/film production company. After 7000 miles, and 25 hours of footage, “Sweet Misery” will reveal one of the most pervasive, insidious forms of corporate negligence since tobacco.
The film explores the personal journeys of America’s most misunderstood political and cultural groups: The American Black Conservative. Uncle Tom examines self-empowerment and rejecting the victim narrative and shows us …
The Art of Deception explains the way the media has become a puppet for certain people. The US government used Kony 2012, or the invisible children, as a puppet to invade Uganda after they discovered huge amounts of untapped oil. This is explained in great detail in the documentary.
A damning investigation into the World Health Organisation’s hidden practices. A quest to discover what lies behind the altruistic façade of the world’s largest public health body, the World Health Organisation. What is uncovered is an alarming picture of corruption and opacity.
Starsuckers is a controversial documentary that exposes the celebrity obsessed media. A darkly humorous film that explains the real reasons behind our addiction to fame and blows the lid on corporations and people who profit from it.
The documentary covers a wide range of topics but mostly related to human cognition and how it can be manipulated and controlled to accomplish selfish requirements. It starts by citing some pioneering experiments in behaviorism preformed by John B. Watson (the same guy who said “Give me a baby and I can make any kind of man”) and then build upon that. It went on and showed how several institution exploited these cognitive domains.
Many Americans regard freedom as one of life’s most cherished gifts. The documentary feature Freedom from Choice claims that these freedoms are merely an illusion. After all, the film argues, how free can we be when the U.S. government colludes with the biggest corporations in food, finance, media and medicine?
Filmmaker Aaron Russo Director of “Trading Places” examines the process of taxation and the state of freedom in America. He seeks proof for his belief that there is no law requiring citizens to pay federal income taxes, and that current and proposed identity laws are eroding civil liberties and turning the U.S. into a fascist state.