Cultural & Social

The Cartel – 2009

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Director Bob Bowdon, takes an inside look at the U.S. public school system by focusing on one of the least educationally successful states: New Jersey.

With approximately half of it’s high school students never reaching graduation, and only about 30% of its students having “acceptable, or passing” math and reading scores, New Jersey …

Black Gold – 2006

Posted in - Cultural & Social & Documentaries & Food & Health & Political & Corporate on March 29th 2011 0 Comments Black Gold Documentary Review

Black Gold exposes the dirty side of the coffee business through interviews with fair-trade organizer Tadesse Meskela. This film, didn’t offer as much information as we hoped for, but gives a good introduction to the World Trade Organization’s unjust policies and the affects of the coffee trade on farmers who supply coffee …

America: Freedom to Fascism – 2006

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Shortly before his death in 2007 (after a 6 year battle with bladder cancer), director Aaron Russo produced this final, groundbreaking documentary.

“America: Freedom to Fascism” starts with a quest for truth about America’s Income Tax Laws, but ends with a much broader topic as sinister details about the Federal Reserve System and …

This Film Is Not Yet Rated – 2006

Posted in - Cultural & Social & Documentaries & Political & Corporate on December 6th 2010 0 Comments This Film is Not Yet Rated Documentary Review

The Motion Picture Association of America’s rating system decides what people can and cannot watch and This Film is Not Yet Rated proves the MPAA may be more prejudiced than anyone knew.

Do ratings determine what is considered culturally acceptable? If they do, are we putting our culture in the hands of slanted …

Trudell – 2005

Posted in - Cultural & Social & Documentaries & Political & Corporate on December 1st 2010 0 Comments Trudell Documentary Review

John Trudell became one of the most notable activists for Native American rights in history, but despite widespread public admiration and support for his speeches, Trudell’s attempts to right the injustices against the Native American population were thwarted. The FBI was monitoring him closely, the media largely ignored him, and threats toward …

Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price – 2005

Posted in - Cultural & Social & Documentaries & Political & Corporate on November 29th 2010 0 Comments Wal Mart The High Cost of Low Price Documentary Review

This documentary takes a disturbing look at the impact of the corporate giant Wal-Mart, on communities, small businesses, employees, foreign workers, the environment and even modern-day consumers.

With over 5,000 stores (and counting), Wal-Mart has become larger (financially) than some small countries, but how much of their wealth is dependent on the desperation …

A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash – 2006

Posted in - Cultural & Social & Documentaries & Nature & Science & Political & Corporate on November 29th 2010 0 Comments A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash Documentary Review

A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash presents a disturbing picture of the planet’s dwindling oil resources through impressive historical footage and compelling interviews with authorities such as former OPEC chairman Fadhil Chalabhi, Stanford University political scientist; Terry Lynn Karl, oil investment banker Matthew Simmons, Caltech’s head of physics, Professor David Goodstein and …

Food Matters – 2008

Posted in - Cultural & Social & Documentaries & Food & Health & Nature & Science & Political & Corporate on November 26th 2010 0 Comments Food Matters Documentary Review

With the U.S. medical field in favor of pharmaceutical companies, and over 106,000 people dying from reactions to prescriptions medications every year, Food Matters raises massive questions about the lack of nutritional education, the wealth of processed foods on the market, and the adverse effects on our well-being. By focusing on the …

Endgame: Blueprint for Global Enslavement – 2007

Posted in - Cultural & Social & Documentaries & Military & War & Political & Corporate on April 24th 2010 0 Comments Endgame Blueprint for Global Enslavement Documentary Review

“Alex Jones chronicles the history of the global elite’s bloody rise to power and reveals how they have funded dictators and financed the bloodiest wars—creating order out of chaos to pave the way for the first true world empire.”

If you have never heard of the Bilderberg Group, the North America transportation control …

The Corporation – 2004

Posted in - Cultural & Social & Documentaries & Political & Corporate on April 24th 2010 0 Comments The Corporation Documentary Review

“The Corporation is today’s dominant institution, creating great wealth but also great harm. This 26 award-winning documentary examines the nature, evolution, impacts and future of the modern business corporation and the increasing role it plays in society and our everyday lives.” – From the Corporation Website

The Corporation is probably one of the …