The Rise and Reign of Jeff Bezos
After breaking the retail frontier, Jeff Bezos started laying plans to colonize the planets. In May of 2019, he unveiled his latest invention: Blue Moon.
Big Oil is up to something, and it’s going to be epic. The 20th Century was all about oil. Virtually every aspect of our modern lifestyle and the world as we know it has been shaped by the oil industry.
The environmental significance of the Ecuadorian Amazon cannot be overstated. Its biodiversity is such that more species exist in the Amazon basin than anywhere else on Earth.
The Truth That Refreshes
It was Martin Luther King who once said that ‘injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.’ These are the words belted out over a megaphone as a group of supporters in the US take to the streets to speak out against Coca Cola’s shady business practices in countries such as Colombia.
In the 19th Century, Jay Gould, an American railroad developer was quoted as saying “I can hire one-half of the working class to kill the other half.”
This documentary explores the complex relationship between coastal Cajuns in Louisiana and the oil and gas industry. It follows the Terrebone family and their seafood business.
The detention of migrants has become a multi-billion dollar industry in which immigrants are sold to the highest bidder and traded like mere products.
Pigs are extremely intelligent animals. Much like humans, they have their own personalities, quirks, likes and dislikes. Pigs pick up tricks faster than dogs and can even learn to respond to their names when called.
The modern way of life has become increasingly dependent on fossil fuel, although surprising amounts of people take this fact for granted.
Deep in the jungles of northern Borneo, Malaysia, lies a small village. It’s the last portion of untouched rainforest left in the country.
Life is about survival and the ability to thrive. Because we just never know how long we have on this planet, our job is to persevere and to fight against anything that might threaten that survival.
This film by Lars Johansson is about Shell and the Niger Delta, a vast swamp in Nigeria where the River Niger meets the Atlantic Ocean.
The Middle East in World War I
In the spring of 2003, the United States invaded the country of Iraq and removed its dictator, Saddam Hussein from power.
This film, titled “Not Business As Usual,” takes a provocative look at capitalism and the price of success. According to Jay Coen Gilbert, co-founder of B Lab, twentieth century capitalism has one rule in its operating system which is that the purpose of the corporation is to maximize shareholder value exclusively, even if that means that there are significant unintended consequences.
This documentary is made up of five episodes that analyze the ongoing Euro crisis. When the Euro was launched there were high hopes for all but today we can see that the plan failed miserably.
Net neutrality is a topic that makes many headlines but is often not fully understood. How does net neutrality affect our lives and do we really need to be that concerned?
This is a film about discrimination and greed and about what happens when keeping up appearances is no longer necessary. The first thing you notice about Sarnia, Ontario is the smell.
Propaganda is a viral documentary film that blurs the line between reality, fiction and persuasion. Suggesting what might be a fictionalized premise that the film was presented to a translator from possible defectors from North Korea, the film is apparently a work of propaganda aimed against western society and culture as a means of bolstering the strength of the DPRK.
Unveiling The Lies of GMO's
In today’s supermarkets, you’d be hard-pressed to find food that didn’t contain some form of genetically modified substances. These genetically modified substances’ effects on our health are completely unknown and Big Industry players such as Monsanto, DuPont, and Syngenta, are essentially exposing us to one of the largest and dangerous science experiments ever conducted on our civilization.
Steve Jobs died in early October of 2011, but not before re-inventing the personal computer, the animation film industry, the music industry, the phone industry, etc, etc.
On a finite budget, the NHS cannot afford to offer every treatment on the market, so how is it decided which medications should be made available?
Ian Hislop presents an entertaining and provocative film about the colourful Victorian financiers whose spectacular philanthropy shows that banking wasn’t always associated with greed or self-serving financial recklessness.
While we enjoy the sweet taste of chocolate, the reality is strikingly different for African children. In 2001 consumers around the world were outraged to discover that child labor and slavery, trafficking, and other abuses existed on cocoa farms in the Ivory Coast, a country that produces nearly half the world’s cocoa.