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The Exile Nation Project

Social | 15 Nov, 2012 | No Comments

The Land of the Free punishes or imprisons more of its citizens than any other nation. This collection of testimonials from offenders, family members and experts in the criminal justice system in the United States puts a human face to the millions of Americans enthralled by the year 40 the U.S. Government, a billion U.S.[...]

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History of World War II: Hiroshima

History | 09 Nov, 2012 | 9 Comments

‘History of World War II: Hiroshima’ is a drama-documentary that attempts to show what it is like to live through a nuclear explosion. It encapsulates the three weeks from the test explosion in New Mexico to the dropping of the bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. It takes the viewers into the room where the crucial political decisions[...]

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California Dreaming

Social | 31 Oct, 2012 | 25 Comments

California is a strong brand, state of new beginnings, dreams and film stars, from surfers and a wonderful climate. However, the Golden State is bankrupt and the city of Los Angeles is running out of cash. Public services are declining and unemployment continues to rise. At the same time, optimism, entrepreneurial spirit and belief in the[...]

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Sicko

Health | 24 Oct, 2012 | No Comments

‘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 violence in American culture, and ‘Fahrenheit 9/11’, critically evaluating the September 11th attacks on the twin towers. In this film Moore focuses on the issue of healthcare in the United[...]

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Alistair Cooke’s America

History | 22 Oct, 2012 | No Comments

A classic from what now seems that the golden age of TV documentaries, Alistair Cooke's America (United States: A Personal History of the United States) was first broadcast in 1972-3 and is, along with The current world war, an example of how documentaries should be. There's nothing flashy editing, shaky camera work, more intrusive music or[...]

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The Union: The Business Behind Getting High

Crime, Drugs, Social | 20 Oct, 2012 | 23 Comments

In this 2007 documentary the current policy of United States and Canada on marijuana prohibition. Using interviews of both professional academics and marijuana aficionados this documentary raises questions on the hundred years of marijuana[...]

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The Rockefellers

Social | 02 Oct, 2012 | 299 Comments

For decades, the Rockefeller name was despised in the United States associated with the monopoly of John D. Rockefeller Sr. 's feared, the Standard Oil. At the end of his life, Rockefeller had given half his fortune, but even his most philanthropy could not erase the memory of his predatory business practices. His only son, John D.[...]

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The War On Drugs: The Prison Industrial Complex

Drugs | 27 Sep, 2012 | 32 Comments

‘The War On Drugs: The Prison Industrial Complex’ reveals a surprising number of figures of drug offenders in The United States.

It shows how the number of Americans imprisoned on drug charges have grown in leaps and bounds from just 50,000 in 1980 to nearly 500,00 within three decades, making the United States operate the largest[...]

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MS13: World’s most Dangerous Gang

Social | 24 Sep, 2012 | No Comments

The gang MS13, also known as Mara Salvatrucha 13, is one of the most dangerous gangs in the United States violently - and one of the most organized. The band has MS13 cliques or factions, located in the United States and is the only one that retains it's links with their counterparts in El Salvador. With cliques[...]

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Confessions of a Serial Killer: Jeffrey Dahmer

Social | 20 Sep, 2012 | 1 Comment

In February 1994, Stone Phillips met NBC serial murderer Jeffrey Dahmer in his only television interview. He went to prison with Jeffrey Dahmer's father, Lionel, and his stepmother, Shari. A Midwestern innocent child and a teenager retracted and curious, Jeffrey Dahmer lived a terrible double in adulthood, eventually becoming known as one of the most notorious[...]

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If The Oil Runs Out

Social | 11 Sep, 2012 | No Comments

Energy demand has increased steadily over the past 150 years, in line with industrial development and population growth. And as the economies of developing countries like China and India continue to grow, demand is expected to increase by 50% in 2030. President Bush has warned the United States is too dependent on oil, often from[...]

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I.O.U.S.A.

History, Political, Social | 04 Sep, 2012 | 1 Comment

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 States is facing is downright terrifying with a average trade debt of $30,000 dollars this movie puts these numbers in terms we can all[...]

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American Meth

Political | 24 Aug, 2012 | 41 Comments

In this 2008 documentary narrated by Val Kilmer, we see the stories of a select few victims of America's new favorite drug: meth. In this documentary we get an intimate look at how meth effects rural Americans across the United[...]

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Bill Clinton: His Life

History, Political | 20 Aug, 2012 | No Comments

His Life is a documentary on the life of Bill Clinton, the most controversial American presidents of all time. The film follows Bill Clinton through his college days. It shows him as a war protester, throws light on his years as a Governor of Arkansas, years marked in womanizing. The film showcases his links to[...]

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