6.9/10
139
0 user 14 critic

Profit Motive and the Whispering Wind (2007)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 1 August 2008 (USA)
A visual meditation on the progressive history of the United States as seen through cemeteries, historic plaques and markers. Inspired by Howard Zinn's "A People's History of the United States".

Director:

John Gianvito

Writers:

John Gianvito, Howard Zinn (book)
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

4 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

The Anchorage (2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Ulla lives alone on a rugged forest island in the Stockholm Archipelago. Three days pass. "The wind bloweth where it listeth."

Directors: Anders Edström, C.W. Winter
Stars: Ulla Edström, Marcus Harrling, Elin Hamrén
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A man returns to a city to try to track down a lovely woman he met six years earlier.

Director: José Luis Guerín
Stars: Pilar López de Ayala, Xavier Lafitte, Laurence Cordier
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Isabelle, Parisian artist, divorced mother, is looking for love, true love at last.

Director: Claire Denis
Stars: Juliette Binoche, Xavier Beauvois, Philippe Katerine
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A college volunteer at the crisis phone gets a call from a suicide caller.

Director: Sydney Pollack
Stars: Sidney Poitier, Anne Bancroft, Telly Savalas
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Marlon Riggs, with assistance from other gay Black men, especially poet Essex Hemphill, celebrates Black men loving Black men as a revolutionary act. The film intercuts footage of Hemphill ... See full summary »

Director: Marlon Riggs
Stars: Marlon Riggs, Michael Bell, Kerrigan Black
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

17-year-old Jackie is in distress as her older brother Matthew gets his first girlfriend and prepares for college. Though Matthew does not share her incestuous desire, Jackie fights the intrusion of reality on her idyllic childhood world.

Director: Dan Sallitt
Stars: Tallie Medel, Sky Hirschkron, Aundrea Fares
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: John Gianvito
Stars: Bonnie Baisden, Sherri Goen, Thia Gonzalez
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A scene from The Bells (1926) is optically reprinted and edited to Michael Gordon¹s 7 minute composition. A meditation on the fleeting nature of life and love, as seen through the roiling emulsion of an film.

Director: Bill Morrison
Stars: Eddie Phillips, Lola Todd
Sobytie (2015)
Documentary | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

In August 1991 a failed coup d'état attempt (known as Putsch) led by a group of hard-core communists in Moscow, ended the 70-year-long rule of the Soviets. The USSR collapsed soon after, ... See full summary »

Director: Sergey Loznitsa
Documentary | Biography | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The film explores the image of the Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu using unknown official footage from the Romanian National Television and National Film Archives.

Director: Andrei Ujica
Stars: Nicolae Ceausescu, Elena Ceausescu, Stefan Andrei
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Director: Lois Patiño
Short | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Shot on the otherworldly beaches of Morocco in silverly 16mm Scope, the film transforms behind-the-scenes footage (of Shezad Dawood's production of 'Towards the Possible Film' commissioned ... See full summary »

Director: Ben Rivers
Edit

Storyline

A visual meditation on the progressive history of the United States as seen through cemeteries, historic plaques and markers. Inspired by Howard Zinn's "A People's History of the United States".

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary

Certificate:

Not Rated
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

None

Release Date:

1 August 2008 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

The International
Written by Pierre Degeyter
Arrangement by Ani Difranco and Utah Phillips
Sung by Ani Difranco and Utah Phillips
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed