The Revolution Has No Hollywood Ending

By Caitlin Johnstone, Medium.com -

After struggling against our own self-destructive tendencies throughout the entirety of recorded history, humanity is now at a point where that struggle is probably going to be resolved, one way [...]

What War Films Never Show You

By Mike Ferner, Otherwords.org -

I treated wounded GIs from Vietnam. I saw carnage that seldom makes its way into harrowing war stories like “They Shall Not Grow Old.” Newspapers on the other side of the world are calling it [...]

The Spider’s Web: Britain’s Second Empire

By Michael Oswald, Roarmag.org -

The Spider’s Web: Britain’s Second Empire, is a documentary film that shows how Britain transformed from a colonial power into a global financial power. At the demise of empire, City of London [...]

Does The Burns/Novick Vietnam Documentary Deserve An Emmy?

By Doug Rawlings, Commondreams.org -

By the time I reached Episode Four in this ten-episode film, I concluded it should not be touted as an Emmy Award-winning documentary. In my eyes, documentation is rooted in facts and, if at all [...]

Veterans’ Group Says “No” To Emmy For PBS Vietnam War Series

By Mike Ferner, Commondreams.org -

“In this war-torn world, what is desperately needed – but what Burns and Novick fail to convey – is an honest rendering of that war to help the American people avoid yet more catastrophic wars.” [...]

Lumbees Tell Their Side In Atlantic Coast Pipeline Documentary

By John Murawski, Newsobserver.com -

Opponents of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline are deploying an increasingly common weapon in advocacy campaigns: a documentary film. Their 19-minute production, “Robeson Rises,” features Lumbee [...]

Get Me Outa Wakanda!

By Bruce A. Dixon, Blackagendareport.com -

I wasn’t going to record this commentary for Black Agenda Radio. Originally it was a Facebook post, but it generated such a response that it deserved a life outside of corporate social media. [...]

A Woman’s Rebellion

By Rod Such, Electronicintifada.net -

Naila and the Uprising, the latest documentary by Brazilian filmmaker Julia Bacha, who previously directed the 2009 documentary Budrus, centers on the life of Naila Ayesh and how she came to [...]

World Premiere: In The Shadow Of The Revolution

By Staff, www.caracaschronicles.com -

By Staff of The Caracas Chronicles - Caracas Chronicles is proud to be the venue chosen by long-time friend and much-appreciated copy-editor Clifton Ross, and his colleague J.Arturo Albarrán, to [...]

‘Whose Streets?’ Tracks Inspirational Call For Social Justice

By Jordan Riefe, www.truthdig.com -

By Jordan Riefe for Truth Dig - On Aug. 9 three years ago, unarmed teen Michael Brown was shot dead by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Mo. The killing took place under disputed circumstances, [...]

Borneo (Kalimantan): A Frontline For Survival Of Our Planet

By Andre Vltchek, www.countercurrents.org -

By Andre Vltchek for Counter Currents - But after visiting Borneo earlier this year (2017), something changed inside me. The island used to be one of the most beautiful places on earth, covered [...]

Documents Expose How Hollywood Promotes War On Behalf Of Pentagon, CIA And NSA

By Tom Secker, www.medium.com -

By Tom Secker for Insurge Intelligence/ Medium - Alongside the massive scale of these operations, our new book National Security Cinema details how US government involvement also includes script [...]

“Do Not Resist”: Police Militarization Documentary Everyone Should See

By Ryan Devereaux, www.theintercept.com -

By Ryan Devereaux for The Intercept - The officers, members of the Richland County Sheriff’s Department tactical team, were descending on a modest one-story house looking for drugs and guns. The [...]

Experience ‘RIKERS,’ Face To Face

By Bill Moyers, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

By Bill Moyers for Moyers & Company - Over the years I have landed at New York’s LaGuardia Airport knowing that the island just off and below the tip of the right wing was Rikers, the city’s [...]

20 Latino PBS Films To Stream For Free During Hispanic Heritage Month

By Andrew S. Vargas, www.remezcla.com -

By Andrew S. Vargas for Remezcla - ll folks, it’s September again, which means a whole year has passed since we last celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month. A year that brought us cultural milestones [...]

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