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2. Creating Freedom: The Lottery of Birth (2013)
77 min | Documentary, History
THE LOTTERY OF BIRTH is the first in a three-part documentary series entitled 'Creating Freedom' exploring the relationship between freedom, power and control in Western democracies. The ... See full summary »
3. Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth (2013)
84 min | Documentary, Biography, History
This film tells the compelling story of an extraordinary woman's journey from her birth in a paper thin shack in the cotton fields of Georgia to her recognition as a key writer of the ... See full summary »
4. Project Censored the Movie (2013)
60 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
'Project Censored: The Movie' explores media censorship in our society by exposing important stories that corporate media fails to report/under report. Using the media watchdog group, ... See full summary »
5. Hit & Stay (2013)
99 min | Documentary, History, News
A feature-length documentary about priests and nuns who protested the Vietnam War by breaking into draft boards, destroying draft records, and then waiting around to be arrested. Their ... See full summary »
Independent Lens (1999– )
The Powerbroker: Whitney Young's Fight for Civil Rights
55 min | Documentary
Whitney Young was one of the most celebrated and controversial leaders of the civil rights era. As head of the National Urban League, he fought for the rights of thousands but was often criticized by the very people he was trying to help.
8. Ethos (I) (2011)
78 min | Documentary
Hosted by twice Oscar nominated actor Woody Harrelson, Ethos explores the mechanisms in our systems that work against democracy, the environment and our own personal liberty.
9. I Am (III) (2010)
Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary
Director Tom Shadyac speaks with intellectual and spiritual leaders about what's wrong with our world and how we can improve both it and the way we live in it.
Votes: 3,029 | Gross: $1.57M
85 min | Documentary
After viewing this provocative documentary, you will never look at Wikipedia the same way. Filmmakers Scott Glosserman and Nic Hill engagingly explore the history and cultural implications ... See full summary »
11. Human Resources Documentary (2010)
119 min | Documentary
Human Resources is a documentary about Social Control, examining the history, the philosophy and ultimately the pathology of elite power.
12. Psywar (2010)
99 min | Documentary
Psywar explores the evolution of propaganda and public relations in the United States, with an emphasis on the elitist theory of democracy; and the relationship between war, propaganda, and class.
105 min | Documentary
92 min | Documentary
"The Most Dangerous Man in America" is the story of what happens when a former Pentagon insider, armed only with his conscience, steadfast determination, and a file cabinet full of ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,000 | Gross: $0.45M
17. The People Speak (2009)
113 min | Documentary, History
A look at America's struggles with war, class, race and women's rights. based on Howard Zinn's "A People's History of the United States."
19. Dangerous Dynasty: The Bush Legacy (2009 Video)
18 min | Documentary, Short
How the decisions of the George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush presidencies have led to abuses of power, the weakening of constitutional limits on executive action, and to a state of permanent war.
20. Blacklist: Recovering the Life of Canada Lee (2008)
Canada Lee was the most profound African-American actor of the 40s and 50s. His outspoken criticism of segregation made him the target of FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover. Blacklist and erased ... See full summary »
23. Balkan Rhapsodies: 78 Measures of War (2008)
55 min | Documentary, War
Balkan Rhapsodies is an episodic documentary poem that interweaves a mosaic of encounters, observations, and reflections from Silva's travels throughout war-torn Serbia and Kosovo between ... See full summary »
25. In Prison My Whole Life (2007)
90 min | Documentary
A look at the life of imprisoned political activist and former Black Panther member, Mumia Abu-Jamal, whose death sentence for killing a police officer was overturned in 2001 due to errors made during his original 1982 sentencing hearing.
27. 18 in '08 (2007)
34 min | Documentary, Short
18 in '08, is a nonpartisan documentary film made by 21-year-old director, David D. Burstein. It is targeted at today's 17-24 year-olds, many of whom will be voting for the first time in a ... See full summary »
59 min | Documentary
During the late 1960s, when Charles R. Garry gained prominence as one of the top criminal defense attorneys in the United States, his clientele read like a who's who of the leadership of ... See full summary »
30. Half Nelson (2006)
R | 106 min | Drama
An inner-city junior high school teacher with a drug habit forms an unlikely friendship with one of his students after she discovers his secret.
Votes: 73,591 | Gross: $2.69M
31. Sacco and Vanzetti (2006)
80 min | Documentary
The story of two Italian immigrant radicals who were executed in 1927 offers insights into present-day issues of civil liberties and the rights of immigrants.
Votes: 254 | Gross: $0.03M
32. An Unreasonable Man (2006)
Not Rated | 122 min | Documentary, Biography
A look at the career of consumer advocate Ralph Nader from wannabe presidential candidate to public pariah.
Votes: 1,565 | Gross: $0.18M
120 min | Documentary
34. The Trial of the St. Patrick's Four (2006)
91 min | Documentary
On March 17th, 2003, 48 hours before the bombings started in Iraq, a group of dedicated anti-war protesters poured their own blood on the walls of a military recruiting center in Ithaca, ... See full summary »
35. Operation Lysistrata (2006)
85 min | Documentary
In January 2003, two women in New York City, Kathryn Blume and Sharron Bower, thought to organize readings of the ancient Greek play by Aristophanes, Lysistrata, as a protest against the ... See full summary »
38. The American Ruling Class (2005)
Unrated | 88 min | Comedy, Music
In this first of its kind "dramatic-documentary-musical", Lewis Lapham takes two young Ivy-League graduates on a tour of the corridors of power. The novice careerists must decide: should they seek to rule the world, or to save it?
41. USA the Movie (2005 Video)
Not Rated | 103 min | Drama
USA THE MOVIE is an independent landmark, a fictional drive through reality, a prophetic journey into the future of humanity. One of the main elements is Kirk, a comfortable "All American" ... See full summary »
42. One Bright Shining Moment (2005)
123 min | Documentary
ONE BRIGHT SHINING MOMENT retraces George McGovern's bold presidential campaign of 1972 - a grassroots campaign that fought for peace and justice, and positioned ideas and people first. But... See full summary »
Votes: 226 | Gross: $0.02M
78 min | Documentary
The life and times of Howard Zinn: the historian, activist, and author of several classics including "A Peoples History of the United States". Archival footage, and commentary by friend, colleagues and Zinn himself.
Votes: 712 | Gross: $0.12M
46. Bush Family Fortunes: The Best Democracy Money Can Buy (2004 Video)
Not Rated | 61 min | Documentary
Greg Palast has been following the Bush family around for years as an investigative reporter for the BBC. This is some of the information he has found, as recorded in his book "The Best Democracy Money Can Buy".
47. Rush to War (2004)
61 min | Documentary, War
In today's post-9/11 world, director Robert Taicher searches for the rationale behind the war in Iraq, exploring the failed policies of several administrations in an expertly crafted ... See full summary »
48. Axis of Evil: Perforated Praeter Naturam (2004)
84 min | Documentary
AXIS OF EVIL is an experimental-feature-documentary-essay that features interviews with sixteen artists, scholars, and activists, including Howard Zinn, Daniel Ellsberg, Bernardine Dohrn, ... See full summary »
49. Liberty Bound (2004)
90 min | Documentary
Liberty Bound takes an entertaining, tongue-in-cheek look at America's on-going struggle to keep a comfortable balance between democracy, capitalism and fascism. This is a film about ... See full summary »