Social

The word "Social" derives from the Latin word socii ("allies"). It is particularly derived from the Italian Socii states, historical allies of the Roman Republic (although they rebelled against Rome in the Social War of 91-88 BC).

The term ‘social’ is not strictly defined. There are, however, a number of descriptions of the application of the term. Attitudes, orientations, or behaviors which take the interests, intentions, or needs of other people into account are commonly recognized as social.

The most common use of the term social is in politics. In left-wing circles it is often used to imply a liberal characteristic, while in right-wing circles it is generally used to imply a conservative characteristic.

It is also used to round an already established term e.g. social realism, social justice, social constructivism, social psychology, social anarchism and social capital. Other uses of the term relate to the society or its structure.

There are different theories about social occurrences. One of them is provided by Karl Marx, stating that human beings are intrinsically, necessarily and by definition social beings who, beyond being "gregarious creatures", cannot survive and meet their needs other than through social co-operation and association.

Contemporary use of the term is referred to the redistributive policies of the government which aim to apply resources in the public interest.

The documentaries and video materials compiled in this category are concerned with all of the above mentioned social occurrences.

“The Collective Evolution 2” is a documentary focused on showing each of the dimensions to the experience we call life. The documentary does this by addressing the issue of who exactly we all are, and why we are here.

Robert Peston tells us how some of the rich people came to posses their enormous wealth. He also explains the connection between the economic crises, the rich and us commoners.

Mara Salvatrucha or MS13 is one of the most dangerous gang in the United States. Follow their story, from the early days to their bloody rise to power. It is considered to be one of the most widespread and violent criminal organizations.

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Sexual Attraction – Group Sex
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This is a candid short documentary exploring the alternative to monogamy and the introduction of group sex into peoples life. There is the opinion that this may well be an alternat...

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Secular Believers
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Secular Believers film is an example of how secular beliefs can be included in a program of religious education.That was done for the UK education system and its message is that be...

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Ryanair Caught Napping
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Ryanair was founded in 1985 by Irish businessman Tony Ryan. It is the largest European low-cost, operating on 270 routes to 21 low-cost European countries. Offices Two undercover r...

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Russia: A Journey with Jonathan Dimbleby
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A major BBC documentary, Russia sees Jonathan Dimbleby attempt to put through the greatest nation on Earth in the course of a journey of 10,000 miles. The final result is 60 episod...

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Ruby Ridge
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Ruby Ridge used to refer to a geographic location in the state of Idaho, but after an incident that took place there 10 years ago on August 21, the phrase has come to refer to a sc...

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Ross Kemp: In Search of Pirates
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The player investigates the rise of piracy in the seas of the world, traveling to some of the problems around the planet to discover the problems faced by potential targets and tho...

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Rosling’s World
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Hans Rosling is professor of international health, who has made a worldwide success unlikely.His performances in the overall development provokes laughter, joy and reflection. This...

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Richard
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Richard is the fascinating story of a travelling piano tuner who chooses to live outdoors. Shot in London, the film takes an alternative look at someone who treats the entire city ...

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Rent A Rasta
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When white women flock to Jamaica for a little fun in the sun, they are looking for RandR often not rest and relaxation, but to rent a Rasta according to director J. Michael Seyfer...

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Real Life Hannibal Lecters
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Before Hannibal Lecter’s fiction was a select group of real-life monsters that terrorized our neighborhoods.Albert Fish, Andrei Chickatilo, Jeffrey Dahmer, Ted Bundy and John Way...

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Radiant City
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In this film by Gary Burns, Canada’s king of surreal comedy, joins journalist Jim Brown on an outing to the suburbs.Venturing into familiar territory and abroad, which in turn th...

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Promises
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Promises presents a powerful portrait of seven Palestinian and Israeli children living in and around Jerusalem. As a filmmaker BZ Goldberg, who was raised in Israel, the notes do n...

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Poverty in Chicago
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Directed and produced by Brian Schodorf this film is an exploration of how the drug affects the homeless population suffer from society as a whole with exclusive interviews with ke...

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Paradise Lost
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Paradise Lost is a 1996 documentary film directed by Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky about the trials of three teenagers in West Memphis, Arkansas for the murder and sexual mutila...

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Outlaw Births
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Clair, Heather and Clio are all pregnant women, but have decided not to use conventional medical care.They are born free – to give birth at home without professional assistance o...

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Hope for Colombia
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Bahrain: A kingdom of the island in the Persian Gulf, where the governing Shiite Muslim family by a Sunni minority.The film follows the pilgrimage of grace of 10 days through and a...

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Mechanized Death: Legendary Driving Safety Film
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Shock legendary driving safety film with numerous scenes of mutilated cars and injured / dead and a voice devoid of compassion.Produced in cooperation with the Highway Patrol, Ohio...

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My Secret Self – Transgenderism Documentary
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An amazing and moving look at gender identity from a young age. My secret self looks at three children and their coming to terms with their transgenderism.

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Louis Theroux: Hypnotists
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Louis travels to Las Vegas to meet some of the leaders in the field of hypnosis, self-improvement.To enroll in a course with a hypnotist Marshall Sylver who seems to have much in c...

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Life Without Benedetta
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On July 7th 2005, the United Kingdom was attacked in its capital, London, by terrorists who killed 52 innocent people and injured hundreds more. One of the victims was Italian born...

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Koyaanisqatsi, Powaqqatsi, Naqoyqatsi and Chronos
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First experimental documentary filmmaker Godfrey Reggio is from 1983-shot mostly in the desert Southwest and the city of New York on a small budget, no script, then attracting the ...

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Japanorama
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Japanorama is a series of documentaries presented by Jonathan Ross, explore the various facets of popular culture and trends of today’s Japan.Japanorama Each episode has a theme ...

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I.O.U.S.A.
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This critically acclaimed documentary exposes the danger of the United State federal debt and how it may effect, or has, effected the economy. The mass of debt that the United Stat...

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Hijacking Humanity
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Are you a legal corporate name and registered movable property of the company do you live? What the hell does that mean?After connecting with many people from around the world for ...

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Generation Jihad
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In the generation of Jihad, Peter Taylor investigates the terrorist threat from Muslim extremists radicalized young people online.Following the attempt to bomb an airplane over Det...

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Darwin’s Nightmare
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Sometime in 1960, in the heart of Africa, a new animal was introduced into Lake Victoria as a small scientific experiment.The Nile Perch, a voracious predator, extinguished almost ...

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Every F*cking Day of My Life
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Married at 16 years – with 18 years of violence that followed – Wendy left terrified. It took courage to face her husband, the only way he knew possible.Originally a minute to ...

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Couch Surfing
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This is a compilation of short video documentaries relating to the global phenomena of ” Couch Surfing”. I recommend that you look through them to get a feel for this exciting ...

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Contempt of Conscience
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Contempt of consciousness is a project started by Joe Jenkins before joining the peace tax campaign Seven and the ongoing judicial review has become an important part of it.In earl...

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Cocaine Submarines
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Colombian traffickers are using a new secret weapon smuggling cocaine north – drug submarines.Up to 30 meters long and almost impossible to detect, are capable of delivering seve...

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Children Underground
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This documentary follows surprisingly intimate five street children in Romania, where the fall of communism has led to a life on the street to 20,000 children.In a 16-year-old, who...

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Children Full of Life
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Mr. Kanamori, a professor of a class of grade 4, teaches his students not only to be students, but how to live. He gives lessons on teamwork, community, the importance of openness,...

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Bulgaria’s Abandoned Children: Revisited
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In 2007, the abandoned children of the BBC documentary Bulgaria caused an international outcry, because the images were so shocking drop to witness in a country that had just becom...

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Born into Brothels
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Born Into Brothels is a documentary about children inspiring foundation nonprofit with cameras, who teaches photography skills to children in marginalized communities. In 1998, New...

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Beautiful Young Minds
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This documentary tells the story of some of the most brilliant mathematical minds of a generation. Each year, gifted adolescents over 90 countries will compete for medals in Intern...

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A Pearl Under the Rubble
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On January 12, 2010 an earthquake hit southern Haiti violence and caused huge losses of lives, injuries and destruction of buildings, power lines and communication systems inflict ...

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Odessa Girls – Ukraine
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With its seemingly endless supply of beautiful young, single women, Odessa, on the frontier of the ex-Soviet union, is fast becoming the seedy new tourist magnet for single America...

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Natural Family Values
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Founded by Mormon polygamists, Kanab, Utah is a small picturesque town facing Western redevelopment and an influx of people from around the country who are entering their quiet nei...

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My Cultural Divide
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From the opening scene of My Cultural Divide questions the logic of unconditional political activist, and wonders aloud whether ethical consumption actually does anything good for ...

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MS13: World’s most Dangerous Gang
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The gang MS13, also known as Mara Salvatrucha 13, is one of the most dangerous gangs in the United States violently, and also one of the most organized.The band has MS13 cliques or...

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Mom, Why Did You Circumcise Me?
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This excellent documentary staff, both in English and Dutch with English subtitles, follows Dutch journalist / filmmaker Michael Schaap as he learns from his own mother interviews,...

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Meet The Natives: England and USA
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Fascinating documentary that turns traditional anthropology on its head. Five members of a tribe in a remote South Pacific island travel ten thousand miles to observe the natives o...

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Maybe Buenos Aires?
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A universal story that affects many of the themes running through the modern world we live in: displacement, destruction of their dreams during the night are not responsible for th...

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Mathilde’s Misses: 18 months with Miss Homeless
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Mathilde organizes the world’s very first “Miss Homeless” pageant in Brussels. Fifteen women compete for the main prize: one year rent-free housing.”Mathilde’s Misses” ...

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Marc Dutroux: The Monster of Belgium
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Marc Dutroux (born November 6, 1956 in Brussels) is one of the sickest human beings born.Belgium is a criminal, convicted of in 1995 and 1996, kidnapped, tortured and sexually abus...

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Madness in the Fast Lane
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In 2008, the BBC cameras filmed two Swedish sisters throwing in traffic on the M6. When shown on the BBC, nearly 7 million viewers were glued to their screens, and millions more sa...

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Made in Spain
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The aroma of saffron, the sound of flamenco, the sights of Spanish culture and creating a spirit cook classic dishes can be found together in a fascinating program. Made in Spain i...

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Long Way Round
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Long Way Round is a television documentary series documents the journey of Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman from London to New York on motorcycles.They traveled eastward across Eu...

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Long Way Down
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Long Way Down is a television series, book and DVD documenting a motorcycle journey undertaken by Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman, they were traveling south through 18 countries ...

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Kurt Cobain: About a Son
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This documentary is directed by Gus Van Sant and it is looking into the life and untimely death of the 90s rock icon Kurt Cobain. The video itself, character wise, is more resemb...

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