Political

The term politics originates from the Greek word “politicos” meaning "of, for, or relating to citizens. History of political thought can be traced back to early antiquity, with works such as Plato's Republic and Aristotle's Politics.

It is considered to be the practice and theory of influencing other people on a global, civic or individual level. More specifically it refers to achieving and exercising positions of governance or organized control over a human community, particularly a state.

As a science it is concerned with the study or practice of the distribution of power and resources within a given community, a hierarchically organized population, as well as the interrelationship between communities. The methods that are employed in politics include the promotion of political views, establishment of the political relationships with other parties of interest, constitution of various laws, authorization of the use of force at the time of war, etc.

From its origin to the present day, politics was implemented on different levels of social structures from tribes and clans to the contemporary governing apparatus or on the international level.

The documentaries and video materials complied in this category are concerned with the various aspects of human enterprises in the political sense or with a certain political influence.

See the complexity of a political system in a small town of Sagada in the Philippines. Discover the motifs behind the planning of a wedding during elections. Explanations are provided by the Richard Yodong, a deputy-major candidate.

Explore a different side of the political capitol Brussels, Belgium and see how the armies of 15.000 lobbyists are influencing the political, social and business decisions made there. On the opposite side are the political activists, well aware of the current situation, fighting against the corruption of the system. The documentary follows two people from the opposing sides.

Follow an ongoing controversial issue in the USA concerning the gun laws. Te old division of North and South has flared up once more. As opposed to Washington, the Arizona majority is still supporting the free gun laws. Their opinion was not changed despite the recent gun massacre in Tucson.

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hillary clinton benghazi
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Driven by power, and driven by the desire to get power, Hillary Clinton is slowly, but steady, climbing the steps towards a great achievement, becoming the first ever woman president in the Unit...

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Adolf Hitler
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Many people have tried over the years to understand Adolf Hitler, analyze every move he made, every decision, every action he took. But understanding such a complex mind is a difficult task, and...

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hillary clinton benghazi
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Hillary Clinton is the frontrunner for the Democratic party nomination, but she is not a saint. In this video from Pat Matrisciana, dozens of scandals linked with the first woman with a chance t...

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Biography of Otto von Bismarck
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Called the Iron Chancellor, Bismarck is definitely one of the most influential people in Germany history. He dominated Prussian and German History in the 19th century, a time when Germany became...

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north korea
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The irony with North Korea is that the official name of the country is “Democratic People’s Republic of Korea”. And while the name might suggests otherwise, the country is actually the wor...

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Secret Life of Adolf Hitler
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Adolf Hitler is one of the most publicly known figures in the history of mankind. There are hundreds of documentaries about his life, books, statements, quotes, pictures and so on. But even a pe...

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Religion
four horsemen of the apocalypse
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The Four Horseman of the Apocalypse are four riders, summoned after the first four of the seven seal are opened. The four riders, riding white, red, pale, and black horses ar...

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For more than 16 years, Vladimir Putin has been the most powerful man in Russia, and the most influential. He started his rise to power in 1999, when he was selected personal...

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ISIS
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Before watching this documentary, you are advised to exercise your right of discretion. The ISIS documentary contains explicit material, especially disturbing images showing murd...

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Islam Europe
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With the increase of Syrian refugees coming to Europe, the question that many Europeans are asking is “Should we allow more refugees into our country”? It is a legitimate que...

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The Real Doctor Evil - Kim Jong Il's North Korea
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North Korea was identified as part of the axis of evil by George Bush. Taking an archive-based trip through North Korea's recent history, we find out it's probably a fair assessmen...

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Wiki Rebels: The Wikileaks Documentary
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This is an exciting narrative on WikiLeaks and the individuals behind it! From summer 2010 as of not long ago, Swedish Television has been taking after the shrouded media system Wi...

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Russell Brand: End the Drugs War
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This hard hitting documentary that Russell Brand made for BBC Three in 2012 finished up with him offering proof to the Home Affairs Select Committee. Drawing from his own persona...

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The War on Democracy
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The War on Democracy is a 2007 narrative film coordinated by the British movie producers Christopher Martin and John Pilger, who likewise composed the portrayal. Concentrating on...

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The Panama Deception
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The Panama Deception is a 1992 American narrative film that won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. The film is condemning of the activities of the US military amid t...

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The Choice 2008
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This documentary, with the support of the unmistakable narrative by Will Lyman who represents the essence of this documentary, takes viewers through the political voyages of repr...

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Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media
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This is a 1992 documentary which researches the political life and thoughts of Noam Chomsky, a language specialist, activist and an intellectual. Made by two Canadian movie produc...

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Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People
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Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People is a narrative film coordinated by Sut Jhally and created by Media Education Foundation in 2006. This film is an augmentation of t...

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Noam Chomsky: Rebel Without a Pause
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Intellectual, etymologist and lobbyist, Noam Chomsky talks about and ponders the condition of events around the globe such as 9/11 attacks, the war in Iraq, manipulation in the m...

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Abu Ghraib Prison Tortures
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This documentary was released in 2007 and it is looking into the scandalous abuse and torture of prisoners at the Abu Ghraib in 2004. The director of this film is Rory Kennedy an...

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The Weatherman: Violent Activism
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This is a documentary about the American radical activist organization called ‘The Weatherman’. It is concerned with the organization`s origin, rise and, ultimately, downfall...

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From Tipton To Guantanamo Bay
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This documentary is concerned with the unfortunate events that lead three young men from Tipton to the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where they would spend the two following years. The s...

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Venezuelan coup d'état of 2002
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This documentary, filmed in 2003 by Kim Bartley and Donnacha Ó Briain, is focused on a series of events that played out in Venezuela in 2002.The video materials in this documenta...

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American Occupation Of Iraq
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This documentary, produced by Charles H. Ferguson, is concerned with the first American invasion on Iraq. It is mainly composed of interviews with the military personal involved ...

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The Indonesian Death Squad
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This is a documentary film about the Indonesian killings of 1965/66. It is directed by Joshua Oppenheimer and Christine Cynn in collaboration with an anonymous Indonesian. The re...

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Behind the Green Mask
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Have you wondered where these terms 'sustainability' and 'smart growth' and 'high density urban mixed use development' came from? Doesn't it seem like about 10 years ago you'd nev...

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The death of bin Laden ends a ten-year manhunt for the world's most wanted man.Before his death, the last known sighting of bin Laden by anyone other than his very close entourage ...

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Fault Lines looks at the potential environmental impact of resource extraction in the Arctic, and what that might mean for the people who live there.The UN has imposed a 2013 deadl...

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American Vice-President Dick Cheney has walked the corridors of world power for three decades. Cheney's remarkable life story involves the relentless accumulation of power in every...

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The New Clinton Chronicles
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On January 20,1993 William Jefferson Clinton became the 42nd president of the United States. at the time, most Americans were not aware of the media black out that kept this infor...

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Ho Chi Minh - Vietnam's Enigma
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North Vietnamese communist politician, prime minister 1954–55, and president 1954–69. Having trained in Moscow shortly after the Russian Revolution, he headed the communist Vie...

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Barack Obama Biography: Often accused of lacking enough political experience to ultimately qualify him for the White House, Barack H. Obama comes across in this biography as a visi...

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From Dust
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From Dust is a cinematic expose of one Government’s response to a natural disaster. Filmed in Sri Lanka after the devastating tsunami, it reveals the motives behind a new law tha...

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Life and Debt (Jamaica)
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Life and Debt is a feature-length documentary which addresses the impact of the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank and current globali...

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“Shame” is part of the honor killing awareness-raising campaign in rural Sindh and southern Punjab. The directors take to the road, documenting shocking interviews that uncover...

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HBO Special: Hacking Democracy
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After the 2000 elections having had massive problem, a number of groups got together to investigate electronic voting machines and to see the flaws in the system that get used in U...

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Oklahoma City Bombing Conspiracy
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A disgruntled citizen angered at the US state department (Tim McVeigh), sets off a bomb at the Alfred Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma. The bomb destroys his van and due to the ...

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Total Denial: Film by Milena Kaneva
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Burma, the country of the Golden Pagodas, strangled by a military junta.A pipeline built by two oil companies, TOTAL and UNOCAL. Slave labor, rape and murder are the results of the...

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The story of Malcolm X
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Malcolm Little, also known as Malcolm X, was born on 19th May, 1925, in Omaha, Nebraska. He was an activist fighting for the rights of African-Americans. By the age of thirteen, ...

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Korea Slave Labor Camps
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The founder of VICE heads in to the harsh terrains of Siberia to uncover and horrible truth – That North Korea are cashing in on their population by sending people to slave lab...

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Sicko
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‘Sicko’ is a documentary film made by the much celebrated filmmaker and activist, Michael Moore, who had also made ‘Bowling in Columbine’, showcasing the prevalence of viol...

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Science
Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed
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Ben Stein shows us a world where freedom of the Academy of the research may not be so free. This should be a concern to all and sundry. This undermines the notion that going to tea...

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101 East: Into the south
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In the poorest areas of South Thailand, political unrest has resulted in militant groups targeting people in brutal attacks, with a total of more than 5000 people murdered since 20...

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Reporter David Modell films a remarkable film spent in the questionable company of Mark Collett, leader of the youth wing of the British National Party, a white supremacist party, ...

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Young, Black & Republican
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Young, Black & Republican is the first episode in a series called INTERVIEW. INTERVIEW explores issues that are often underrepresented, misunderstood, and sometimes controversial. ...

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The Great Global Warming Swindle
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The Great Global Warming Swindle is a contentious documentary film which implies that the threat of global warning is pushed upon us by scientists who are influenced by funding and...

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The Fog of War
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This is a documentary about the secretary of defense, Robery McNamara. This documentary gives us some great insight into the Kennedy Administration during the Cuban Missile Crisis...

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The FBI’s War on Black America
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This documentary establishes historical perspective on the measures which were taken by J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI. These measures aimed to discredit black political figures and f...

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This documentary series is written and presented by Adam Curtis. It was released in 2004 on BBC Four. The series focuses on the work of Sigmund and Anna Freud along with the wor...

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Super Rich: The Greed Game
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As the global credit crunch bites and a global economic crisis threatens us, Robert Peston reveals how the super-rich have made their fortunes. While we continue to work for them a...

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