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Islamophobia Inc.

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 17:00
Islamophobia Inc. Incidents of violence and discrimination against Muslim Americans are on the rise. Inflamed by fears, misinformation and bald-faced prejudice, anti-Islamic organizations have tripled their membership just in the past three years. How did this disturbing trend begin, where is it going and how do we stop it? Produced by Al Jazeera Investigations, Islamophobia Inc...

Life in the Shadow of the Wall

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 17:00
Life in the Shadow of the Wall During his campaign, President Donald Trump pledged the construction of an unbroken border wall between the United States and Mexico. It has long been one of his signature talking points, and a source of great controversy that continues to dominate headlines. In the insightful documentary titled Life in the Shadow of the Wall, BBC News travels the entire length of...

Sweet, Sweet Codeine

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 17:00
Sweet, Sweet Codeine Nigeria is currently engaged in a crisis of addiction. The source of their woes might come as a surprise to many. Codeine fueled cough syrup is the street drug of choice, and its popularity has resulted in high rates of crime, a staggering number of user deaths, and seemingly insurmountable challenges for the country's law enforcement. Produced by BBC News Africa,...

Liquid Bomb Plot

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 17:00
Liquid Bomb Plot They were young men in their twenties. They had families, were well educated and most of them had no criminal history. By all outside appearances, they blended seamlessly into their UK community, and exhibited no behaviors that would arouse suspicion from the general public. But counter-terrorism experts were keeping a close watch on each of them. These seemingly...

One Nation, Overdosed

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 17:00
One Nation, Overdosed In Harrison Township, Ohio, the community is bonded by death. Everyone seems to know someone who has perished from a drug overdose. Entire families have suffered extermination by addiction. The bodies housed in the local morgue overwhelmingly represent drug-related fatalities. MSNBC travels to this small town hell and others in "One Nation, Overdosed", and exposes a...

Working in Japan

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 17:00
Working in Japan Working in Japan consists of eight interview subjects who speak candidly about their employment conditions, corporate culture and opportunities for advancement. From the daycare worker to the real estate broker, each subject endures their own unique challenges, but there are a number of similarities they share as well. There is a definite hierarchy at play in...

Organic Food: Hype or Hope?

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 17:00
 Hype or Hope? The organic food craze has infiltrated grocery store aisles and the dinner tables of conscientious eaters, but is it really all it's cracked up to be? As its popularity grows, critics are questioning whether we can trust this bio-friendly brand of food farming. Organic Food: Hype or Hope? examines an industry whose future could be tainted by fraudulent labeling and...

The Third Industrial Revolution

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 17:00
The Third Industrial Revolution The Third Industrial Revolution begins with a dire premise. The global economy will continue to exist in tatters for decades, extreme political movements will fail to deliver us from the brink, and climate change will further exacerbate our journey to extinction. The remainder of this feature-length documentary/lecture from VICE focuses on possible solutions devised...

Forever Young

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 17:00
Forever Young Want to live forever? Immortality might be closer than you think. Forever Young explores the movement to not only expand life expectancy, but to craft a genetic reality that allows us to stay young for longer stretches of time. This growing field of research and experimentation approaches aging like a disease begging for a cure. The film introduces us to several...

Jordan Peterson: Truth in the Time of Chaos

Mon, 05/28/2018 - 17:00
 Truth in the Time of Chaos A professor of psychology at the University of Toronto, Jordan Peterson set off a firestorm in 2016 when he publicly denounced Canada's Bill C-16, a law that protected gender expression and identity. Protesting the use of special pronouns designed to describe variations of gender, Peterson was catapulted onto the global stage as an immediately polarizing figure....

World War Z: Rise of the Undead

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 17:00
 Rise of the Undead From video games to big screen epics to weekly television fare, the zombie craze has reached a fever pitch. "World War Z: Rise of the Undead" looks behind the fiction to explore whether these nightmare scenarios might be possible in the real world. What results is an all too believable portrait that's as frightening as any crafted in a Hollywood studio. The notion of...

Shanghai: Life in the Megacity

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 17:00
 Life in the Megacity "Shanghai: Life in the Megacity" offers a glimpse at the quality and pace of daily life in China's most populated metropolis. Beneath the breathtaking skyline of gleaming glass high rises and pulsating neon, 24 million residents work to raise their families, make ends meet, and find their foothold in an increasingly competitive environment. The film is populated by a...

American Sheriff

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 17:00
American Sheriff Bristol County Jail in North Dartmouth, Massachusetts is undergoing an unprecedented crisis. Inmates in the institution are committing suicide in record numbers. Lawsuits are piling up as grieving families seek answers and accountability. For many, the buck stops with one man: Sheriff Thomas Hodgson, a tough as nails law enforcer who is the longest serving sheriff in...

Who was Karl Marx?

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 17:00
Who was Karl Marx? His teachings continue to inspire, challenge and scandalize people throughout the world. Two hundred years after his birth, the documentary "Who Was Karl Marx?" examines the life of this infamous German philosopher, and explores why his controversial theories continue to resonate to this day. The film continuously shifts its narrative from Marx's personal journey to...

H.O.P.E. What You Eat Matters

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:00
H.O.P.E. What You Eat Matters If you want to change the world, look no further than your dinner plate. According to the stirring feature-length documentary "H.O.P.E. What You Eat Matters", that's where the potential for meaningful transformation lies within reach for all of us. The film tackles subjects like obesity, food insecurity, and our planet where resources are being stretched to the...

One Killer Punch

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 17:00
One Killer Punch   Split second decisions can forever alter the course of your life. Sometimes, they can even mean the difference between life and death. The haunting "One Killer Punch" recounts three such stories that ended in bewilderment, loss and overwhelming grief. In each of these... Watch now →

The Curse of the Methuselah Tree

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 17:00
The Curse of the Methuselah Tree   In the arid and inhospitable California desert stands a bristlecone pine tree with the mythical name of Methuselah. At nearly 5,000 years of age, it had long been thought to be the oldest living organism on our planet. Pre-dating the construction of the pyramids and... Watch now →

Bitcoin: Beyond the Bubble

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 17:00
 Beyond the Bubble   If the notion of bitcoin intrigues you, yet you find yourself intimidated by the complicated techno-jargon surrounding it, then the documentary "Bitcoin: Beyond the Bubble" is for you. This incisive overview explains the intricacies of the cryptocurrency in an... Watch now →

False Flag Hoaxers

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 17:00
False Flag Hoaxers   From Columbine to Sandy Hook to Parkland, Florida, the scourge of mass school shootings has left many citizens across the U.S. in a state of perpetual mourning, and has ignited a fuse of urgent activism in many others. "False Flag Hoaxers" is about a much different... Watch now →

Troubled Waters

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 17:00
Troubled Waters   In the midst of widespread pollution and the ill effects of climate change, we tend to lose sight of another factor that threatens the vitality of our oceanic ecosystem: overfishing. Troubled Waters examines the long-term economic and environmental ramifications...

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