Society Documentaries

The Aswang Phenomenon

Did you know that there is a mythical creature that millions of people believe to exist? What can happen in a country of 97 million inhabitants if 80% of the population were all brought up to believe in the boogeyman?

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Bangkok Girl

Filmed in 2002, this documentary provides an inside look at Thailand’s notorious nightlife through the eyes of one of the thousands of young women who work the scene.

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Spirits of the Rainforest

This amazing 90-minute Discovery Channel feature documentary was written, co-edited and associate-produced by Kim MacQuarrie and narrated by Linda Hunt. SPIRITS OF THE RAINFOREST won two Emmy Awards, a Cine Golden Eagle, and awards at three Film Festivals.

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Google Me

This unusual documentary is about a man named Jim Killeen who Googled his name one day and was shocked to see other people that shared his name.

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Has God Forsaken Africa?

In this thought-provoking 2008 documentary, Senegal-born director Musa Dieng Kala returns to the working-class town where he grew up in the capital city of Dakar.

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Panopticon

As technology advances our privacy is disappearing. This documentary, Panopticon, explores just how much our personal lives are being affected by the usage of invasive technology to monitor us.

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Makers: Women Who Make America

Makers: Women Who Make America is a three-hour documentary charting the second wave of feminism and the birth of the modern women’s movement that begun in the early 1960s.

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Who’s Afraid of Ai Weiwei?

This is the story of Ai Weiwei, one of the most intriguing people in China. This man has emerged in recent years as China’s first global art star.

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Terminal Bar

The building that accommodated The Terminal Bar is set in the middle of one of the dirtiest, toughest, wildest neighborhoods in New York.

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The Crisis of Civilization

The Crisis of Civilization is a feature-length documentary that examines the major crisis that we are facing in the contemporary world.

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Lost King of the Maya

Legend states that King Yax K’uk Mo’s spirit haunts a valley deep in the jungles of Honduras in Central America. For over a decade, scientists searched unsuccessfully for the remains of this alleged first king.

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Saving 10,000 – Winning a War on Suicide in Japan

There’s an enemy at work in Japan. Around 300,000 people made the decision to end their lives through suicide in the last ten years.

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Inside Islam: What a Billion Muslims Really Think

Shortly after the unfortunate events that rocked the globe on September 11, 2001, The Gallup Organization made the startling decision to create a poll that would show the world what was really going on in the minds of Muslims around the world.

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A Class Divided

In 1968, Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. Racism across the United States was rampant. Instead of ignoring the problem that was plaguing the country, one teacher in an all-white Iowa town, Jane Elliot, decided to rise to the challenge and become part of the solution.

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Alone in the Zone

Imagine waking up all alone in your hometown.  Your village was evacuated and everybody left… except you. In this thought-provoking documentary, listen to the reasons why one farmer, Naoto Matsumura, chose to stay in the ghost town of Tomioka, Fukushima, Japan, in spite of the radiation, and in spite of the painful loneliness.

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Short

Is it true that shorter men have a better sense of humor? Why do women seem to always go for tall guys?

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Super Amigos

Superheroes do exist and they are fighting injustices on the streets of Mexico City. Mexico City, the capital of Mexico, is one of the most populated cities in the world.

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Freedom Fries: And Other Stupidity We’ll Have to Explain to Our Grandchildren

Produced by Carl Christman, “Freedom Fries and Other Stupidity We’ll Have to Explain to Our Grandchildren”, explores the phenomenon of “hollow patriotism” that has been occurring for some time in the U.S. 

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Naked Citizens

Can you imagine waking up one day to a banging at your door and being escorted by armed men to a prison because you were suspected of being a terrorist?

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A Shining Light

Journeyman Pictures presents, “A Shining Light,” a short film of only 11 minutes following Illac Diaz who began a project called “Liter of Light.” The film takes place in the slums of Manila, Philippines in August of 2012.

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Mexican Vigilantes Stand Up Against Crime

In this documentary created by VICE, we take a trip down to a small town in Mexico where a revolution is taking place.

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Gang War 2: Back in the Hood

Filmmakers Marc Levin and Daphne Pinkerson return to Little Rock, Arkansas ten years after filming Gang War: Bangin’ in Little Rock, to revisit gang war survivor Leifel Jackson, onetime leader of The Original Gangster Crips, as he is released from prison.

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The Colour of Beauty

According to a 2008 survey, the models in the New York Fashion Week were: 6% Black 6% Asian 1% Latina 87% White The Colour of Beauty is a shocking short documentary that examines blatant racism in the fashion industry.

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Investigating the Haitian Zombie

We’ve all heard about the Haitian zombies. What most of us didn’t know is that zombification can be an induced state.

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