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1. Private Lessons (2008)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

6.3
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An aspiring tennis player is taken under the wing of an established player as his family life falls apart.

Director: Joachim Lafosse | Stars: Jonas Bloquet, Jonathan Zaccaï, Claire Bodson, Yannick Renier

Votes: 838

2. Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992)

Not Rated | 167 min | Documentary, Biography, War

8.2
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A film about the noted American linguist/political dissident and his warning about corporate media's role in modern propaganda.

Directors: Mark Achbar, Peter Wintonick | Stars: Noam Chomsky, Mark Achbar, Karin Aguilar-San Juan, Paul Andrews

Votes: 4,097

3. Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer (2010)

R | 117 min | Documentary

7.4
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68 Metascore

An in-depth look at the rise and fall of New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, including interviews with the scandalized, former politician.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Eliot Spitzer, Alex Gibney, Hulbert Waldroup, Lloyd Constantine

Votes: 2,102 | Gross: $0.19M

4. Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train (2004)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary

7.4
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65 Metascore

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.

Directors: Deb Ellis, Denis Mueller | Stars: Matt Damon, Daniel Berrigan, Howard Zinn, Alice Walker

Votes: 755 | Gross: $0.12M

5. Ladder of Philosophy

Documentary, History | Announced

Four philosophers - an atheist, an agnostic, a Christian, and a Hindu - settle down to discuss life, reason, faith, and whatever else comes to mind.

Director: Martin Horlacher | Star: Martin Horlacher

6. Here Be Dragons (2008 Video)

Not Rated | 41 min | Short

7.9
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Here Be Dragons is a free 40 minute video introduction to critical thinking. It is suitable for general audiences and is licensed for free distribution and public display. Most people fully... See full summary »

Director: Brian Dunning | Star: Brian Dunning

Votes: 114

7. Derrida's Elsewhere (1999)

68 min | Documentary

8.1
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An exploration of the life and ideas of Jacques Derrida (1930-2004), arguably the most important philosopher of the 20th Century.

Director: Safaa Fathy | Stars: Jean-Luc Nancy, Jacques Derrida

Votes: 62

8. Marxism Versus Capitalism (2017 Video)

Talk-Show

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Stefan Molyneux stages a mock-debate, with Lauren Southern arguing for communism and Molyneux arguing for capitalism.

Stars: Stefan Molyneux, Lauren Southern

9. The Jester's Plane: A Curious Journey Down the Rabbithole (2018)

157 min | Animation, Adventure, Crime

7.8
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5 years after the actual tragic events, the Jester embarks on a curious journey down a mysterious rabbithole. A comedic conspiracy about the necessity of critical thinking.

Director: Flo W. Reiter

Votes: 8

10. The Adventures of Teddy P. Brains: Journey Into the Rain Forest (2007 Video)

72 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.9
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Boundless exploration is at the heart of this new 3D animated feature length movie. Six year old Teddy P. Brains is given a magical diploma by his parents for successfully graduating ... See full summary »

Director: Michael J. Dennis | Stars: Jennifer Blaine, Alexis Diaz, Melissa Dryslewski, Yvette Ganier

Votes: 8

11. Enquête au Paradis (2017)

135 min | Documentary

3.4
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This documentary interweaves in-person interviews with a dramatized road trip as a pair of journalists travel throughout Algeria asking their fellow citizens about the meaning of paradise that promises men 72 virgins after death.

Director: Merzak Allouache | Star: Salima Abada

Votes: 61

12. Art Recession (2011)

Not Rated | 59 min | Documentary, News

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Despite its huge impact, art education is often one of the first programs to be cut, especially when the economy is hard hit. 'Art Recession' explores the importance of art education, ... See full summary »

Director: Ming Lai | Stars: Gary Baseman, Gary Blackwell, Michelle Borok, Denise Gray

13. Noam Chomsky on the World: The Chomsky Sessions (2008 Video)

Unrated | 70 min | Documentary

7.0
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Director: Will Pascoe | Star: Noam Chomsky

Votes: 23

14. State of the Police State (2017 Video)

90 min | News

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Stefan Molyneux talks to a police officer about policing, philosophy, and more.

Star: Stefan Molyneux

15. I Think I Can Be a Doctor, Rise of the Urbanites (2016)

55 min | Family

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"I Think I can be a Doctor, If I can think it, I can be it." This is the inspiring message of this film for Urban Youth today that need guidance.

Director: John Bell | Stars: Daryl Anderson Jr., Amber Bell, John Bell, Georgetta Buggs

16. Melcarth

Documentary | Announced

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Director: Christopher Birk

17. The Difference Between What You Can Do and What You Should Do Ft. Kitty Helper (2017 Video)

15 min | Short, Talk-Show

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With the help of his cat, Styx qualifies his libertarian stance.

Star: Styxhexenhammer666

18. Days of Revolt (2015–2016)
Episode: Militarizing Education (2015)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Chris Hedges, Alexa O'Brien

19. DVTV (2014– )
Episode: Petr Ludwig (2018)

21 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Petr Ludwig, Martin Veselovský

20. Radio Free America (2017– )
Episode: Saturday Shadow Ban (2019)

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Stars: Halsey English, Dustin Gold, Brian Hendrix

21. Voxday Darkstream (2017– )
Episode: Why I Support the State of Israel (2019)

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Star: Vox Day



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