Society Documentaries

Way Beyond Weight

Who is responsible for raising a healthy child? It’s obvious that humanity is facing a huge problem these days: kids are much heavier than they should be.

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No Laughing Matter

When Refugeses Find Their Smiles Again...

In 2015, more than 800,000 immigrants entered Greece illegally through Turkey.  They came from the Middle East and Africa. These days it has become common for thousands of volunteers to travel to Lesbos, Greece to meet these refugees and offer assistance. 

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Greening The Revolution

Dom Heder, Brazilian Archbishop, once said ‘When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist.’

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10 Days in North Korea

Life in North Korea is the result of a seventy-year social experiment that started out with the intention of shielding people from the corrupting influence of the outside world.

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I’m Sameer From Damascus

The war in Syria has been going on for over five years. Many have fled the country but many have stayed.

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Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow: The Futurism of Walt Disney

This documentary features original footage and interviews with various Disney legends and historians along with valuable archival material that are the property of The Walt Disney Company.

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Collaboration: On the Edge of a New Paradigm?

This documentary, which was produced and directed by Alfred Birkegaard and Katja Gry Birkegaard Carlsen, explores how the Internet is changing the way in which we do science and create knowledge.

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Offline is the New Luxury   

Digital networks are becoming denser. People are online all the time and every day it seems like there are less places where one can really disconnect and be alone. 

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TURLOCK

On February 6, 2012 A & L Poultry egg farm workers abandoned 50,000 hens in wire cages without food. They simply walked off the compound and left the hens there to starve to death.

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OverCriminalized

Alternatives to Incarceration

We’re living at a time in which being homeless, being on drugs, or being mentally ill are crimes that can send you to prison.

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Earthships

Self-Sustaining Homes for a Post-Apocalyptic US?

The State of New Mexico gave them two acres to do any kind of experimental architecture they wanted to, and so they started working on projects that wouldn’t normally be accepted by other counties.

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BUM: 7 Days on the Streets of Melbourne

More than 100,000 people in Australia live on the streets without any access to secure and adequate housing. Almost half of them are under the age of 25 and a little over 50% are male.

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DISOBEDIENCE

The Rise of the Global Fossil Fuel Resistance

The weather is increasingly going to extremes. It’s either the hottest it has ever been or the coldest. There’s either a devastating drought or sudden flooding.

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Café Sheroes: Life After an Acid Attack

Agra City, India is the location of a famous Café Sheroes hangout that is attracting national and international attention. Although each young woman who works there has her own story, they have one experience in common: every single one of them has had acid poured on her face and body.

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The Weight of the Nation

Confronting America's Obesity Epidemic

This four-part HBO Documentary Films series explores a situation that has now reached epidemic proportions in the United States. It seems like everywhere you turn some new weight-loss product is being advertised or some new fat-busting system is being promoted.

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The Potter’s Field

Somebody once said that you can tell a lot about how a society treats its living by the way it treats its dead.

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Albino Africa

Assaulted and Maimed for the Colour of Their Skin

This film, directed by Aleksandr Avilov, tells the story of those who have the misfortune of being born albino in Tanzania, Africa.

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Vice on HBO: Season 2

VICE is a documentary TV series that portrays the sometimes-absurd reality of what’s going on around the world. These are the controversial and intriguing stories that the mainstream media usually overlooks.

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SSEX BBOX: Sexuality Out of the Box

SSEX BBOX is a documentary series that explores sexuality in ALL of its flavors and colors. This is an indie film and was produced by a social justice film collective.

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Migingo: The Iron-Clad Island

One Thousand Men Living on Fish and Packed Like Sardines

Migingo is a small island in East Africa that’s part of a cluster of three islands. It rises out of the waters of Lake Victoria.

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Undrinkable: The Flint Water Emergency

The people who live in the city of Flint, Michigan have been through a lot in the last few the years; including extreme poverty and being labeled the most dangerous city in America.

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Trapped in Transition

Displaced People of the Middle East

This is a film that captures the lives of Syrian refugees as seen through the eyes of the workers of the Oasis Program.

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The Antarctica Challenge: A Global Warning

Antarctica is still the most undiscovered continent on Earth because freezing temperatures and deadly storms have defeated explorers and scientists in search for answers about this mysterious, uninhabited land.

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The Cross of the Moment

This feature-length documentary is a powerful source of information based on interviews done with some of the top academics, scientists and public intellectuals.

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