La vida loca
"La Vida Loca" reflects a depressing and hopeless reality. The documentary, by photojournalist and filmmaker Christian Poveda... (90 mins.)
“ This is possibly the most underrated documentary of all that I have seen.
It can be seen online at
Check it out and see for yourself what an extraordinary work Christian Poveda did during 16 months while living on a daily basis with the Maras (infamous crime gangs in El Salvador).
Only a few months after the documentary had been finished he was shot dead by the members of the very gang that he filmed. ” - yagayo
The War You Don't See
Thought-provoking documentary on war propaganda: how governments manipulate the facts and how most media let them get away with it. (97 mins.)
“ "'The War You Don't See' is a powerful and timely investigation into the media's role in war, tracing the history of 'embedded' and independent reporting from the carnage of World War One to the destruction of Hiroshima, and from the invasion of Vietnam to the current war in Afghanistan and disaster in Iraq. As weapons and propaganda become even more sophisticated, the nature of war is developing into an 'electronic battlefield' in which journalists play a key role, and civilians are the victims." ” - yagayo