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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 […]
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 […]
The Untold History of the United States
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The Untold History of the United States

The Untold History of the United States by Oliver Stone investigates the reasons behind the Cold War, the decision to drop atomic bombs on Japan, and America’s role in the world since to fall of communism. Over the course of ten episodes, the series draws upon little-known and newly uncovered archive material to explore some […]
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 […]
We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks
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We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks

We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks follows the rise and fall of Julian Assange, the creator of WikiLeaks. Through the infamous website, Assange helped whistle-blowers to broadcast embarrassing government secrets to the world. One such figure, Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning, led to one of the biggest leak of military secrets in American history. Directed […]
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 […]
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 […]
Apartheid Did Not Die
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Apartheid Did Not Die

Apartheid Did Not Die makes the case that many of the facets of apartheid remain even after the end of the South Africa’s minority rule and the subsequent presidency of revolutionary leader Nelson Mandela. John Pilger returns to the country where he was previously banned during the apartheid-era to tell its story and the developments […]
The Power of Nightmares
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The Power of Nightmares

The Power of Nightmares compares the rise of two seemingly contrasting ideologies: the neoconservative movement in the US and radical Islamism. Filmmaker Adam Curtis draws a comparative analysis of these two ideologies while laying emphasis on their origin and the similarities that the neoconservative movement shares with radical Islamism. The documentary compares the actions of […]
Paying the Price: Killing the Children of Iraq
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Paying the Price: Killing the Children of Iraq

John Pilger investigates the effects of sanctions on the Iraqi civilian population and reveals that the ten years of extraordinary isolation, enforced by Britain and the US and imposed by the United Nations, has resulted in a higher number of deaths compared with the WWII atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Paying the Price: Killing […]
The Fog of War
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The Fog of War

The Fog of War is a journey into nature of warfare and the task of making military decisions that carry both immediate and long-term significance. Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara, a controversial and influential figure of the 20th century, describes his experience in great detail and gives an insightful look into the […]
No End in Sight
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No End in Sight

No End in Sight critically examines the Bush Administration’s 2003 invasion of Iraq and the ensuing war, unearthing the aftermath of the military operations of American forces in Baghdad. The film alleges that the American occupation has resulted in more harm than good in Iraq. An insufficient number of troops were deployed after the capture […]