This massive documentary does a stellar job of mapping the mass violence and hypocrisy of plutocracy and nation building. Make no mistake, the nation that is being discussed is the United States of America.
I Lost My Job looks at how technology makes some jobs obsolete (travel agents, operators) and creates new jobs. Are you someone who has benefited or seen their job taken from them and placed in cold, metallic hands?
The Empire State Building should never have been built. Constructed during the Great Depression, this icon of the New York skyline stood as the tallest building in the world for over 40 years.
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.
I.O.U.S.A. boldly examines the rapidly growing national debt and its consequences for the United States and its citizens. Burdened with an ever-expanding government and military, increased international competition, overextended entitlement programs, and debts to foreign countries that are becoming impossible to honor, America must mend its spendthrift ways or face an economic disaster of epic proportions.
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.
Zeitgeist: Moving Forward, by director Peter Joseph, is a feature length documentary work which presents a case for a needed transition out of the current socioeconomic monetary paradigm which governs the entire world society.
Thirteen minute, 28 second narrated color film clip of a 1977 Alyeska Pipeline construction progress report. Alyeska (meaning “mainland” in Aleut and referring to Alaska) is a consortium of companies that own the Trans Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) The report gives a good overview of the challenges faced during construction of the 800 mile-long pipeline.