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Citizenfour
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Citizenfour

Citizenfour uncovers the secret and illegal practices of the U.S. National Security Agency’s mass surveillance programme using classified documents revealed by NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden. It aims to shed light on the indiscriminate invasion of the privacy of American citizens as well as those of other countries carried out by the NSA in a case […]
Defamation
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Defamation

In his exploration of modern Israeli life, filmmaker Yoav Shamir travels the world in the hunt for the most recent manifestations of anti-Semitism, and comes up with some startling answers as highlighted in his documentary Defamation. As a Jew raised and born in Israel, Shamir claims he has never experienced first-hand anti-Semitism, so he embarks […]
Where to Invade Next
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Where to Invade Next

Where to Invade Next is a compelling documentary on the need for discussion and change within American social, work, and governmental systems. The film’s title is a tongue-in-cheek name based on America’s world reputation for leading the charge against rival nations. It is Michael Moore’s latest documentary about the rest of the world and how […]
Putin: The New Tsar
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Putin: The New Tsar

Putin: The New Tsar delves into the life and journey of the most powerful man in Russia. Raised a poor naval conscript’s son in a flat in St. Petersburg, Putin rose through the ranks of the KGB to the rank of colonel by the time the Soviet Union fell. Though the ashes, he rose to […]
Dixie Chicks: Shut Up and Sing
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Dixie Chicks: Shut Up and Sing

Dixie Chicks: Shut Up and Sing follows all-female American band the Dixie Chicks in the aftermath of their political criticism of the Iraq War and then President Bush during their 2003 London concert. The documentary opens by discussing the band’s popularity before the incident and the fact that they had the highest album sales for […]
Taxi To The Dark Side
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Taxi To The Dark Side

Taxi To The Dark Side explores the United States’ use of torture and focuses on the case of an innocent Afghan man who was beaten to death by American soldiers while being held in a detention facility. In the winter of 2002, a poor Afghan man named Dilawar managed to save enough money to buy […]
The Weather Underground
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The Weather Underground

The Weather Underground chronicles the rise and fall of the Weathermen, a radical organisation formed with the intention of overthrowing the US government during the 1970s. Opposed to the Vietnam War and racial unfairness in America, the group engaged in a low-level war against the government, bombing targets such as the Capitol building, the Pentagon […]
The War On Democracy
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The War On Democracy

The War on Democracy examines the past and present relationships between the US and Latin American countries like Venezuela, Chile and Bolivia. John Pilger uses archive footage to show how repeated US intervention, both public and secret, has led to the overthrowing of legally elected governments in Latin American countries since the 1950s. For instance, […]
Death by China
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Death by China

Death by China examines the steadily emerging power and global ambitions of China. It is based on a book of the same name that is critical of the country’s abusive trade policies, currency manipulation, and deadly consumer products. The aforementioned factors have already created an alleged threat to America’s economic dominance in the twenty-first century. […]
Enoch Powell: Rivers of Blood
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Enoch Powell: Rivers of Blood

In 1968, English politician Enoch Powell delivered a controversial speech known as Rivers of Blood, in which he predicted that the UK’s immigration policy would result in violence on the streets of Britain. It is among the best-known speeches in the British political history. However, what dominated the discussion most was the incendiary nature of […]
Bitter Lake
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Bitter Lake

Bitter Lake by Adam Curtis advocates a position that Western governments and media have simplified the story of militant Islam down to an argument of good versus evil. It is an examination of why the explanations offered to the Western public are increasingly unconvincing and hollow. The story focuses on Afghanistan, but the title Bitter […]
HyperNormalisation
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HyperNormalisation

HyperNormalisation by Adam Curtis argues that in these times of perplexing world events and uncertainty, politicians and people have retreated into an over-simplistic version of reality. Over the past 40 years, those in positions of power, in particular politicians, technological utopians, financiers and various social agents have given up on facing the complexities of the […]