With full access to the inside workings of a lobby group struggling to represent the centre ground of Jewish American thought, this documentary tracks J Street as it attempts to change what it means to be pro-Israel in America.
Private Violence explores a simple, but deeply disturbing fact of American life: the most dangerous place for a woman in America is her own home. Every day in the US, at least four women are murdered by abusive (and often, ex) partners. The knee-jerk response is to ask: ‘why doesn’t she just leave?’
Private Violence shatters the brutality of this logic. Through the eyes of two survivors – Deanna Walters, a mother...
Groundswell Rising shows how Fracking – an untested energy extraction process – has contaminated drinking water and jeopardized health. We meet scientists, doctors and farmers across the political spectrum engaged in a David and Goliath struggle against Big Oil and Gas, decrying a process that puts profits over people.
Homeowners near wells suffer from respiratory ailments and property devaluation. A...
Freedom From Choice
Life is about choice. What we eat, what we read, who we elect; every day we make choices that determine how we want to live.
But what if these choices are just an illusion?
In an era where regulations and red tape rule every industry, where lobby groups and big business wield more influence than ever before, our daily choices have become increasingly limited. And with all our options so deliberately handpicked,...
The controversial oil sands in Northern Canada are the biggest energy project in the world. It is well established that the oil sands are an environmental disaster – however is it also a human rights disaster? Do Statoil fulfil their commitments from the perspective of the First Nations people?
As Brazil prepares for the biggest sporting event in the world, a group of homeless children are chosen to represent their country in the Street Child World Cup. We follow these children on an inspiring journey as they face a competition that could change their lives.
During student demonstrations in Chile, a group of idealistic teenagers take over and occupy Dario Salas high school for 6 months. Barricaded inside, they face police raids & hunger strikes while living through the every day traumas of growing up.
This controversial coming-of-age documentary set in the remote South African bush follows a group of Afrikaner boys at military camp. However, what starts out as basic training, fitness & camaraderie intensifies as darker ideological elements emerge.
Murder is the leading cause of work related deaths for journalists as censorship increases worldwide. In addition to those killed, dozens have been attacked, kidnapped, or forced into exile due to their coverage of crime & corruption.
Covering online gaming addiction & sexting to social media narcissism & communication, DSKNECTD surveys the changes to the digital landscape that have profoundly altered the way we interact.
In 2008 the world experienced financial turmoil. Markets crashed, stocks plummeted, and financial institutions thought to be invincible, collapsed. Was the financial crisis solved or were the problems merely kicked down the road?
Following the horrors of World War II, there was a strong desire for a better world in which peace would be maintained and human rights respected - the U.N was born. Now, more than 60 years later, the image of the UN has become severely tarnished.