Tag Archives: Documentary

Saturday Matinee: Shadows of Liberty

Synopsis from ShadowsofLiberty.org: Shadows Of Liberty reveals the extraordinary money and power behind the news media dictating censorship, cover‐ups and corporate control. Filmmaker Jean‐Philippe Tremblay takes an intrepid journey through the dark corridors of the American media landscape where global … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: HyperNormalisation

From the BBC’s Adam Curtis blog: We live in a time of great uncertainty and confusion. Events keep happening that seem inexplicable and out of control. Donald Trump, Brexit, the War in Syria, the endless migrant crisis, random bomb attacks. … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Technocalypse

“Technocalyps” (2006) is a documentary by Frank Theys examining the transhumanist movement and development of the sciences of interest to them including genetics, robotics, nanotechnology, and artificial intelligence. Features interviews with philosophers, writers and researchers including Raymond Kurzweil, Kirkpatrick Sale, … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Human

Synopsis from Open Culture: What is it that makes us human? And how best to ensure that we all get our fair say? For director, photographer, and environmental activist Yann Arthus-Bertrand, the answers lay in framing all of his interview … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Struggle

From MentalRev Productions: Struggle is a case study of the 2004 Presidential Election in Ohio, the deciding swing state which delivered the presidency once again to George W. Bush. Diligently researched by the key contributors to the film, Struggle is … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Samsara

Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara (2011) transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.

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Saturday Matinee: The Internet’s Own Boy

Editor’s Note: Tomorrow marks the birthday of Aaron Swartz. Had the government not driven him to an early death he would have been 29. Synopsis by TakePart.com The Internet’s Own Boy follows the story of programming prodigy and information activist … Continue reading

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