This movie continues in the same vein as F.O.D. 1 with short scenes of death related material. Mortuarys, accidents, police work are filmed by TV crews and home video cameras. Some of the ... See full summary »
Feature film examining the existence of films in which people are murdered on camera and the culture surrounding them. Through interviews with former FBI Profilers, Cultural Academics, and ... See full summary »
Paul von Stoetzel
Larry C. Brubaker,
A compilation of 1960's films about what to do in case of a Nuclear attack and the effects of radiation, also footage of troop tests of the exposure to an atomic bomb. Written by
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The segment "Duck and Cover" showed how school children were reassured by "Bert the Turtle" that they would survive a nuclear bomb by simply forming a huddle together by the wall of the school-house. _The Atomic Cafe_ (qv ) has been attributed to raising public consciousness of the short film "Duck and Cover" and introducing it to a whole a new generation. See more »
Army information film:
When not close enough to be killed, the atomic bomb is one of the most beautiful sights in the world.
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For anyone who enjoys a real sense about times in history that they have not lived through, this is an excellent film. I had no idea how the dawning of the atomic age changed American culture. For an interesting continuance of the paranoid atomic era, check out Bowling for Columbine. Both Atomic Cafe and Bowling for Columbine discuss the "Culture of Fear" that is America.
Some of the content in the Atomic Cafe is completely shocking, which serves its purpose as a poignant exposé into one of the darker periods of America's (if not the world's history). A must see. You'll be glued to the screen. 10/10
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