Global Consciousness 101 Resources

The Danny Casolaro, Gary Webb, Paul Wellstone, Paul Sanford, Phillip Marshall and Aaron Swartz Memorial Lending Library - Listed titles are available for private use.

Peace and Nonviolence:
International Center on Nonviolent Conflict
Center for Applied Nonviolent Action and Strategies
The New Pearl Harbor - Parts 1-3 (2013, 1 hour 55 min.) () [Trailer]

  • Topic: Democracy - Study material: New American Century (1 hour 34 min.) () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Political History - Study material: Untold History of the U.S. Episode A (2012, 1 hour) The history not found in most history books. Produced by Oliver Stone. () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Political History - Study material: Untold History of the U.S. Episode 1 (2012, 1 hour) World War II () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Political History - Study material: Untold History of the U.S. Episode 2 (2012, 1 hour) Roosevelt, Truman and Wallace () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Political History - Study material: Untold History of the U.S. Episode 3 (2012, 1 hour) The Bomb () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Political History - Study material: Untold History of the U.S. Episode 4 (2012, 1 hour) The Cold War () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Political History - Study material: Untold History of the U.S. Episode 5 (2012, 1 hour) The 1950s, Eisenhower, the Bomb and the Third World () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Political History - Study material: Untold History of the U.S. Episode 6 (2012, 1 hour) JFK, to the Brink () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Political History - Study material: Untold History of the U.S. Episode 7 (2012, 1 hour) Johnson, Nixon & Vietnam, Reversal of Fortune () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Political History - Study material: Untold History of the U.S. Episode 8 (2012, 1 hour) Reagan, Gorbachev & the Third World - Rise of the Right () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Political History - Study material: Untold History of the U.S. Episode 9 (2012, 1 hour) Bush & Clinton, Squandered Peace - New World Order () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Political History - Study material: Untold History of the U.S. Episode 10 (2012, 1 hour) Bush II & Obama - Age of Terror () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Justice & Government Transparency - Study material: The Invisible War (2012, 93 min.) An investigative documentary about the epidemic of rape of soldiers within the US military () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Democracy & Transparency - Study material: We Steal Secrets - The Story of WikiLeaks (2013, 130 min.) () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Political Philosophy - Study material: Esoteric Agenda (2010, 123 min.) - If you allow for the possibility that those who control society now are very much linked to those who were controlling it many centuries ago, then this may provide the key to understanding how that could be so. () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Justice & Government Transparency - Study material: A Noble Lie - Oklahoma City 1995 (2011, 2 hours) What really happened at the Murrah Federal building? () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Justice - Study material: Central Park Five (2012, 119 min.) - A story of five people wrongly convicted. March is criminal justice month, an opportunity to consider when the system is guilty of crimes against the people. () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Justice & Government Transparency - Study material: Explosive Evidence - Experts Speak Out - Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Peer Pressure & Independant Thought - Study material: Jesus Camp (2006, 1.5 hrs) About kids who attend a summer camp hoping to become the next Billy Graham () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Justice - Study material: The Agronomist (2003, 90 min.)The true story of Jean Dominique, a Haitian radio journalist and human rights activist () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Environmental Sustainability - Study material: No Impact Man (2009, 93 min.) - Follow the Manhattan-based Beavan family as they abandon their high consumption 5th Avenue lifestyle and try to live a year while making no net environmental impact () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Environmental Sustainability - Study material: Bidder 70 (2012, 73 min.) - Tim DeChristopher is Bidder 70, a young man who derailed an illegal BLM oil and gas auction in a courageous act of civil disobedience () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Justice & Government Transparency - Study material: Waco - Rules of Engagement (1997, 165 min.) - Commemorating 22nd anniversary of the murder of 76 souls () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Child Slavery - Study material: The Dark Side Of Chocolate (2010, 46 min.) - A team of journalists investigate how human trafficking and child labor in the Ivory Coast fuels the worldwide chocolate industry () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Environmental Sustainability - Study material: The Spill - Frontline investigates BP's record of safety violations and accidents in the years leading up to the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf. () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Justice - Study material: Deliver Us From Evil (2007, 101 min.) - Documentary about Father Oliver O'Grady, a Catholic priest who was relocated to various parishes around the United States during the 1970s in an attempt by the Catholic Church to cover up his rape of dozens of children. () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Justice - Study material: Crossing the Line at the Border Part 1 (2012, 24 min.), Part 2 (26 min.), Part 3 (25 min.) - Help Us Stop Border Brutality. May 28 () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Justice - Study material: Who Bombed Judy Bari (2012, 95 min.) - Forest preservation activists arrested and prosecuted after being bombed 25 years ago this month, probably by an overzealous FBI agent () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Justice & Government Transparency - Study material: Fallujah - The Hidden Masacre (2005) - A story of alleged war crimes by US military in Fallujah, Iraq () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Justice - Study material: Dear Zachary- A Letter to a Son About His Father (2008, 95 min.) () [Trailer] "
  • Topic: Health and Transparency - Study material: Food Inc. (2008, 94 min.) - An unflattering look inside America's corporate controlled food industry. () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Mind Control - Study material: Going Clear - Scientology and the Prison of Belief (2015, 120 min.) () [Trailer] http://www.xenu.net/
  • Topic: Health & Liberty - Study material: The Vaccine War – Frontline (2010, 60 min.) - The debate: On one side, the public health community wholeheartedly endorses them. One the other, parents and politicians accuse them of causing disorders like autism. () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Health & Liberty - Study material: The Greater Good (2011, 79 min.) - The film looks behind the fear, hype and politics that polarize people into emotionally charged pro-vaccine or anti-vaccine camps () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Worker Exploitation - Study material: True Cost (2015, 92 min.) - a documentary film exploring the impact of fashion on people and the planet () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Government Regulation - Study material: The Corporation (2003) Looks at the concept of the corporation throughout recent history up to its present-day dominance [Trailer]
  • Topic: Justice - Study material: 9/11: Blueprint for Truth - The Architecture of Destruction (2008) [Trailer]
  • Topic: Government Mismanagement - Study material: Trouble The Water (2008) The story of the U.S. government's response to hurricane Katrina remains shocking – this is a video diary shot by a resident during and after the storm [Trailer]
  • Topic: Government Regulation - Study material: Inside Job (2010) Takes a closer look at what brought about the financial meltdown of 2008 [Trailer]
  • Topic: Democracy & Transparency - Study material: War on Whistleblowers (2015) War on Whistleblowers highlights the stories of four whistleblowers who noticed government wrong-doing and turned to the media to expose the abuse they discovered. In addition to their personal accounts, the film includes interviews with journalists and legal experts sharing their knowledge of the challenges whistleblowers face today. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Government Regulation - Study material: Koch Brothers Exposed: 2014 Edition (2014) Koch Brothers Exposed is a hard-hitting investigation of the 1% at its very worst. This full-length documentary film on Charles and David Koch—two of the world’s richest and most powerful men -- is from acclaimed director Robert Greenwald. The billionaire brothers bankroll a vast network of organizations that work to undermine the interests of the 99% on issues ranging from Social Security to the environment to civil rights. This film uncovers the Kochs’ corruption—and points the way to how Americans can reclaim their democracy. [Trailer]
  • Topic: War - Study material: Unmanned Americas Drone Wars (2013) Unmanned: America’s Drone Wars investigates the impact of U.S. drone strikes at home and abroad, observing their effect on the War on Terror, the lives of individuals, and U.S. foreign policy. The film features more than 70 interviews, including a former American drone operator, drone strike victims’ families, investigative journalists, and top military officials. [Trailer]
  • Topic: War - Study material: Sir No Sir () [Trailer]
  • Topic: The American Indian struggle for life, liberty and the pursuit of freedom, respect, autonomy and happiness - Study material: Incident at Oglala () [Trailer]
  • Topic: Critical analysis: news versus propaganda - Study material: We Need to Talk about Sandy Hook (2014) Efforts to explain and expose the Sandy Hook event may seem to have slowed down...until now. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Creating Reality - Study material: Free The Mind (2012) In 1992 Professor Richard Davidson, one of the world's leading neuroscientists, met the Dalai Lama, who encouraged him to apply the same rigorous methods he used to study depression and anxiety to the study of compassion and kindness, those qualities cultivated by Tibetan meditation practice. The results of Davidson's studies at the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, are portrayed in Free the Mind as they are applied to treating PTSD in returning Iraqi vets and children with ADHD. The film poses two fundamental questions: What really is consciousness, and how does it manifest in the brain and body? And is it possible to physically change the brain solely through mental practices? [Trailer]
  • Topic: Cultural Perspectives - Study material: Boys Of Baraka (2005) Twenty 12-year-old black boys from one of the most violent ghettos in Baltimore, Maryland, are taken 10,000 miles away to an experimental boarding school in rural Kenya, to try to take advantage of the educational opportunities they can't get in their own country. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Cultural Perspectives - Study material: Baraka (1992) Without words, cameras show us the world, with an emphasis not on "where," but on "what's there." It begins with morning, natural landscapes and people at prayer: volcanoes, water falls, veldts, and forests; several hundred monks do a monkey chant. Indigenous peoples apply body paint; whole villages dance. The film moves to destruction of nature via logging, blasting, and strip mining. Images of poverty, rapid urban life, and factories give way to war, concentration camps, and mass graves. Ancient ruins come into view, and then a sacred river where pilgrims bathe and funeral pyres burn. Prayer and nature return. A monk rings a huge bell; stars wheel across the sky. [Trailer]
  • Topic: True Cost of Entertainment - Study material: League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis – Frontline (2013) Every sane and objective person would assume that repeated blows to the head would cause permanent injuries. Yet, until only very recently, the NFL strongly denied that repeated concussions might lead to serious long term effects! This episode of "Frontline" outlines the steps that led to research about the long- term effect of playing pro football has on Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) and ultimately the NFL FINALLY accepting that there MIGHT such a thing in players. However, along the way, the film is interesting because of the intensity of the NFL fighting this research. Evidence of obstruction by the NFL is plentiful. This is a very sad, sobering and comprehensive examination that should trouble any parents who have kids playing football. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Socialization, Maturation & Biology - Study material: Mad Hot Ballroom (2005) The students of several New York City elementary schools learn ballroom dancing and compete in a city wide dance competition. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Social Control, Misdirection and Propaganda - Study material: A Noble Lie: Oklahoma City 1995 (2011) The 1995 bombing in Oklahoma City was a direct blow to the heart of America. 168 people were killed, including nineteen children. For those watching the nightly news, terrorism had come home. For years following the bombing, countless victims' family members, survivors, rescuers, and ordinary Americans, have questioned the official accounts about that fateful day. Hoping to shed light on answers long ignored and censored, both by prominent media outlets and the U.S. government, A Noble Lie peels back what we thought we knew about the bombing and it's perpetrators. This film exposes information never before examined or brought to the attention of the American public. A Noble Lie is the culmination of years of research and documentation conducted by independent journalists, scholars, and ordinary citizens. Often risking their personal safely and sanity, they have gathered evidence which threatens to expose the startling reality of what exactly occurred at 9:02 am on April 19, 1995 [Trailer]
  • Topic: War on Poor People on the Pretense of a War on Drugs - Study material: House I Live In, The (2012) From the dealer to the narcotics officer, the inmate to the federal judge, a penetrating look inside America's criminal justice system, revealing the profound human rights implications of U.S. drug policy. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Social Control, Misdirection and Propaganda - Study material: Fahrenheit 911 (2004) Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Politics of Deception - Study material: Trials Of Henry Kissinger (2002) A film about the war crimes of the American diplomat, Henry Kissinger [Trailer]
  • Topic: Gun & Global Violence - Study material: Bowling for Columbine (2002) Filmmaker Michael Moore explores the roots of America's predilection for gun violence. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Child Abuse Awareness & Prevention - Study material: Twist Of Faith (2004) A man confronts the trauma of past sexual abuse as a boy by a Catholic priest only to find his decision shatters his relationships with his family, community and faith. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Environmental Sustainability - Study material: 11th Hour (2007) A look at the state of the global environment including visionary and practical solutions for restoring the planet's ecosystems. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Democracy - Study material: American Blackout (2006) Chronicles the recurring patterns of disenfranchisement witnessed from 2000 to 2004 while following the story of Georgia Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney, who not only took an active role in investigating these election debacles but also found herself in the middle of one after publicly questioning the Bush Administration about the 9-11 terrorist attacks. Some call Cynthia McKinney a civil rights leader among the ranks of Shirley Chisholm and Malcolm X. Others call her a conspiracy theorist and a 'looney.' American Blackout gains unprecedented access to one of the most controversial and dangerous politicians in America and examines the contemporary tactics used to control our democratic process and silence political dissent. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Democracy - Study material: Uncounted (2008) UNCOUNTED is an explosive new documentary that shows how the election fraud that changed the outcome of the 2004 election led to even greater fraud in 2006 - and now looms as an unbridled threat to the outcome of all elections. This controversial feature length film by Emmy award-winning director David Earnhardt examines in factual, logical, and yet startling terms how easy it is to change election outcomes and undermine election integrity across the U.S. Noted computer programmers, statisticians, journalists, and experienced election officials provide the irrefutable proof. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Democracy - Study material: Hacking Democracy (2006) Filmed over three years it documents American citizens investigating anomalies and irregularities with 'e-voting' (electronic voting) systems that occurred during the 2000 and 2004 elections in the U.S.A., especially in Volusia County, Florida. The film investigates the flawed integrity of electronic voting machines, particularly those made by Diebold Election Systems, exposing previously unknown backdoors in the Diebold trade secret computer software. The film culminates dramatically in the on-camera hacking of the in-use / working Diebold election system in Leon County, Florida - the same computer voting system which has been used in actual American elections across thirty-three states. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Animal Rights - Study material: River Of Waste (2009) Factory farms are destroying the environment and endangering our health. Many of the factory farm practices used in the United States have been banned in the rest of the world but they are still in use here because the giant corporations pay off the politicians and use "lobbyists" to avoid taking responsibility for the damage they create. When it comes to factory farming, you are either supporting the system by purchasing their products or you are against the system by boycotting their products. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Health and Nutrition - Study material: Forks Over Knives (2011) Examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our present menu of animal-based and processed foods. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Health and Nutrition - Study material: Forks Over Knives Extended Interviews (2011) Examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our present menu of animal-based and processed foods. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Health and Nutrition - Study material: Plant Pure Nation (2015) The documentary film PlantPure Nation tells the story of three people on a quest to spread the message of one of the most important health breakthroughs of all time. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Education, Entertainment and Violence Desensitization - Study material: Football High – Frontline (2011) From PBS and Frontline - High school football has never had a higher profile, with nationally televised games, corporate sponsorships and minute-by-minute coverage on sports websites. In northwest Arkansas, FRONTLINE examines one ambitious high school team working its way towards national renown. [Trailer]
  • Topic: War on Poor People on the Pretense of a War on Drugs - Study material: Cocaine Cowboys (2006) In the 1980s, ruthless Colombian cocaine barons invaded Miami with a brand of violence unseen in this country since Prohibition-era Chicago - and it put the city on the map. "Cocaine Cowboys" is the true story of how Miami became the drug, murder and cash capital of the United States, told by the people who made it all happen. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Vaccination versus immunization versus contamination - Study material: Trace Amounts (2014) After recovering from a devastating sickness that brought him to the edge of despair, Eric Gladen would quit his career, move into an RV, and travel the country for years trying to piece together one of the biggest childhood epidemics of all time...and he just may have done it. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Gun Violence & Politics - Study material: Making a Killing: Guns, Greed, and the NRA (2016) Making a Killing: Guns, Greed, and The NRA tells the stories of how guns, and the billions made off of them, affect the lives of everyday Americans. It features personal stories from people across the country who have been affected by gun violence, including survivors and victims' families. The film exposes how the powerful gun companies and the NRA are resisting responsible legislation for the sake of profit - and thereby putting people in danger. The film looks into gun tragedies that include unintentional shootings, domestic violence, suicides, mass shootings and trafficking - and what we can do to put an end to this profit-driven crisis. Through this film and campaign, Brave New Films will work with partners to fight for a country where public safety is more valued than profit. [Trailer]
  • Topic: 15 years (permanent) war in Afghanistan - Study material: Restrepo (2010) A year with one platoon in the deadliest valley in Afghanistan [Trailer]
  • Topic: 15 years (permanent) war in Afghanistan - Study material: Korengal (2014) Korengal picks up where Restrepo left off; the same men, the same valley, the same commanders, but a very different look at the experience of war. [Trailer]
  • Topic: 9/11/2001 destruction - Study material: Incontrovertible (2015) This is the first and only feature length documentary which portrays the frank and candid experience and opinions of Police Officers, Firefighters and Soldiers as they express their grave concerns about the official explanation for the events of 9/11, and especially the demise of WTC Building 7. The film is intended to act as a practical aid in critically analyzing the mainstream media's version of the events on September 11th 2001. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Women's Rights - Study material: She's Beautiful When She's Angry (2014) A documentary that resurrects the buried history of the outrageous, often brilliant women who founded the modern women's movement from 1966 to 1971. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Paranormal & Metaphysical Phenomena - Study material: UFOs – Best Evidence (1997) From investigative journalist George Knapp comes the most comprehensive examination of the UFO phenomenon ever produced. Includes three spellbinding full-length programs, photos, videos, and documents, along with an unprecedented collection of interviews with researchers, eyewitnesses, participants and the best-known, most credible UFO authorities in the world today. Disc One: THE VISITORS: Traces UFOs throughout history, including sightings by the world's most famous people; and an astounding collection of UFO photos and videos which seem to defy explanation and science. Disc Two: STRANGE ENCOUNTERS: Explores terrifying tales of alien abductions, disturbing animal mutilation cases, and mysterious crop formations. Disc Three: THE GOVERNMENT COVERUP: Examines how governments, especially our own, have been hiding the truth about secret UFO studies, astronaut encounters, and military battles with alien craft. We also take viewers along with us on our unprecedented trip to Russia, where we investigate UFO secrets from behind the once Iron Curtain. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Paranormal & Metaphysical Phenomena - Study material: Disclosure Project Press Conference (2001) On Wednesday, May 9th, 2001, over twenty military, intelligence, government, corporate and scientific witnesses came forward at the National Press Club in Washington, DC to establish the reality of UFOs or extraterrestrial vehicles, extraterrestrial life forms, and resulting advanced energy and propulsion technologies. The weight of this first-hand testimony, along with supporting government documentation and other evidence, will establish without any doubt the reality of these phenomena. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Paranormal & Metaphysical Phenomena - Study material: I Know What I Saw (2009) Built around a National Press Club assembly in Washington DC, the film provides numerous examples with authoritative testimony from a variety of high ranking UFO witnesses, most of whom are astronauts, scientists, military and commercial pilots, government officials, politicians, presidents, mayors, police officers, soldiers and military base commanders. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Democracy - Study material: Orange Revolution (2007) Orange Revolution chronicles Ukraine's 2004 presidential campaign, from one candidate's poisoning to the intimidation of voters, acid-bombing of ballot boxes, and the political pressure put on election officials to count votes a certain way. The government's contempt for the people's choice brings nearly a million citizens into the streets of Kyiv for a 17-day around-the-clock protest. With music, interviews, and rare footage of the demonstrations, this film captures the spirit and determination of the most successful political protest of the decade, and raises a timely question: Just how far would you go to protect your vote? [Trailer]
  • Topic: Justice - Study material: JFK To 911 Everything Is A Rich Man's Trick (2014) A unique documentary packed with alternative perspectives, supported by compelling evidence, on some of the most unforgettable atrocities in recent history, especially the JFK murder, and their connection to Secret Societies. Made by a British historian, the issues are presented clearly and logically, accompanied by compelling photographic evidence. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Justice - Study material: Warrior: the Life of Leonard Peltier (1992) An intimate exploration of the circumstances surrounding the incarceration of Native American activist Leonard Peltier, convicted of murder, with commentary from those involved, including Peltier himself. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Government Transparency - Study material: Citizen Four (2014) In January 2013, Laura Poitras started receiving anonymous encrypted e-mails from "CITIZENFOUR," who claimed to have evidence of illegal covert surveillance programs run by the NSA in collaboration with other intelligence agencies worldwide. Five months later, she and reporters Glenn Greenwald and Ewen MacAskill flew to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with the man who turned out to be Edward Snowden. She brought her camera with her. The resulting film is history unfolding before our eyes. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Government Transparency - Study material: Anonymous - Chasing Edward Snowden (2015) This movie briefly covers NSA analyst-turned whistleblower Edward Snowden and his escape from American authorities to Hong Kong and later to Russia, after leaking classified information about global surveillance programs used by the American government to spy on people around the world and other nations activities. The movie also presents the journalists who had an exclusive access to Snowden and also the members of WikiLeaks, who helped him in moments of his escape. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Justice - Study material: Anonymous - The Story of Aaron Swartz (2014) This film follows the story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz. From Swartz's help in the development of the basic internet protocol RSS to his co-founding of Reddit, his fingerprints are all over the internet. But it was Swartz's groundbreaking work in social justice and political organizing combined with his aggressive approach to information access that ensnared him in a two-year legal nightmare. It was a battle that ended with the taking of his own life at the age of 26. Aaron's story touched a nerve with people far beyond the online communities in which he was a celebrity. This film is a personal story about what we lose when we are tone deaf about technology and its relationship to our civil liberties. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Justice - Study material: FBI's War on Black America (1990) The FBI's War on Black America looks at a dark period in our country's history. The film is a documentary exploration of the lives and deaths of people targeted by the US government's COINTELPRO program, an FBI launched program aimed against organized efforts by African-Americans to gain rights guaranteed by our constitution. Includes both archival footage and contemporary interviews with people involved in the movement. The FBI's War on Black America offers a thought provoking look at a government-sanctioned conspiracy, the FBI's counter intelligence program known as Cointelpro. This documentary establishes historical perspective on the measures initiated by J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI which aimed to discredit black political figures and forces of the late 1960's and early 1970's. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Vaccination versus immunization versus contamination - Study material: Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe (2016) A documentary alleging that the CDC, the government agency charged with protecting the health of American citizens, destroyed data on their 2004 study that showed a link between the MMR vaccine and autism. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Hope - Study material: Angels in the Dust (2007) Angels In the Dust is the inspiring story of Marion Cloete, a university-trained therapist who—with her husband and two daughters—fearlessly walked away from a privileged life in a wealthy Johannesburg suburb to establish Boikarabelo (formerly Botshabelo), an extraordinary village and school that provide shelter, food, and education to more than 550 South African children. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Justice - Study material: Conspiracy of Silence (1994) Conspiracy of Silence is a powerful, disturbing Discovery Channel documentary revealing a child sex abuse ring that reaches to the highest levels of United States government. [Trailer]
  • Topic: Justice - Study material: Mumia Long Distance Revolutionary (2012) Unlike any other film, book, or article produced about Mumia Abu-Jamal, "Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary" focuses on his career as a prolific author and broadcaster from Pennsylvania's Death Row. In fact, the film does not deal with Abu-Jamal's case, but rather chronicles his life and work as a journalist and revolutionary - both prior and post incarceration. After Abu-Jamal is convicted for the murder of of Philadelphia patrolman Daniel Faulkner, the story then exposes Abu-Jamal's battles with the American court system to continue his work from prison [Trailer]
  • Topic: Democracy & Transparency - Study material: WikiRebels (2010, 58 min. ) WikiLeaks and the people behind it! In 2010 Swedish Television followed the secretive media network WikiLeaks and its enigmatic Editor-in-Chief Julian Assange. Reporters Jesper Huor and Bosse Lindquist have traveled to key countries where WikiLeaks operates, interviewing top members, such as Assange, new Spokesperson Kristinn Hrafnsson, as well as people like Daniel Domscheit-Berg who now is starting his own version – Openleaks.org! Where is the secretive organization heading? Stronger than ever, or broken by the US? Who is Assange: champion of freedom, spy or rapist? What are his objectives? What are the consequences for the internet?" [Trailer]
  • Topic: Healthcare - Study material: What the Health (2017, 97 min. ) What the Health is the groundbreaking follow-up film from the creators of the award-winning documentary Cowspiracy. The film exposes the collusion and corruption in government and big business that is costing us trillions of healthcare dollars, and keeping us sick. [Stream]
  • Topic: Health - Study material: Future of Food (2004, 88 min. ) THE FUTURE OF FOOD offers an in-depth investigation into the disturbing truth behind the unlabeled, patented, genetically engineered foods that have quietly filled grocery store shelves for the past decade. [Stream]
  • Topic: Economic Sustainability - Study material: Inequality For All (2013, 89 min. ) A documentary that follows former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich as he looks to raise awareness of the country's widening economic gap. [Stream]