"Split: A Deeper Divide" is a riveting investigation into the partisanship paralyzing our politics, going beyond the bitter rancor to reveal the truth of why our country is more polarized and our politics more gridlocked than at any other time in recent memory. Featuring interviews with some of the most insightful and recognizable names in politics today, including Senator Evan Bayh (D-IN), Senator Chuck Hagel (R-NE), Lawrence Lessig (Foundation of Ethics; Harvard), Grover Norquist (Americans for Tax Reform), Ezra Klein (MSNBC), Robert Kaiser (Washington Post), Thomas Frank (Wall Street Journal), Noam Chomsky (MIT), Nicholas Kristof (NY Times), Tucker Carlson (Fox News), Amy Goodman (Democracy Now), and more, this thought-provoking documentary unpacks the partisan wedges that have been driven ever deeper into our national fabric to show the devastating impact these have had on our democracy. A FilmBuff Presentation.
In this fascinating documentary, legendary Academy Award-winning director Barry Levinson sets out to explore the collision and collusion at the intersection between politics and Hollywood. The film gives the viewer a front row seat and backroom access to the most significant Presidential Campaign of the 21st century. Features interviews with high-profile celebrities and powerful political figures. Engaging and powerful, Poliwood gives insider access to the influence Hollywood has over todays political process.
Just in time for this year's Presidential election, don't miss the must-see documentary that has the entire country talking. Best- selling author Dinesh D'Souza takes viewers on a journey into Barack Obama's past and present and suggests how his experiences will affect our country's future. D'Souza uncovers how "Hope and Change" became radically misconstrued in 2008 election, how Obama's decisions in office point to a greater hidden agenda, and how America's place in global affairs hang in the balance. A captivating story that crosses four continents and reveals shocking secrets, D'Souza proves that, love him or hate him, you don't know the real Barack Obama.
From the Academy Award-winning Director of An Inconvenient Truth comes the groundbreaking feature film that provides an engaging and inspiring look at public education in the United States. Waiting For "Superman" has helped launch a movement to achieve a real and lasting change through the compelling stories of five unforgettable students such as Emily, a Silicon Valley eighth-grader who is afraid of being labeled as unfit for college and Francisco, a Bronx first-grader whose mom will do anything to give him a shot at a better life. Waiting For "Superman" will leave a lasting and powerful impression that you will want to share with your friends and family.
The compelling and provocative documentary of John Lennon's evolution from beloved Beatle to outspoken artist and activist. An iconic inspiration for peace during one of the most tumultuous times in American history|Lennon stood his ground|refused to be silenced and courageously won his battle with the U.S. Government.
A hard-hitting and revealing investigation of the 1% in America at its very worst. Koch Brothers Exposed is the latest film from Acclaimed Director Robert Greenwald. From environmental pollution to their efforts to dismantle social security for working Americans, the Koch Brothers have launched a large network attacking our American values.
The ocean contains the history of all humanity. The sea holds the voices of the Earth and those that come from outer space. Water receives impetus from the stars and transmits it to living creatures. Water, the longest border in Chile, also holds the secret of a mysterious button that was discovered in its seabed. Chile, with its 2,670 miles of coastline, the largest archipelago in the world, presents a supernatural landscape. In it are volcanoes, mountains and glaciers. In it are the voices of the Patagonian indigenous people, of the first English sailors and also those of its political prisoners. Some say that water has memory. This film shows that it also has a voice.
Robert Downey Jr. interviews Bill Clinton, Oliver Stone, Sean Penn, Spike Lee, Christian Slater, and G. Gordon Liddy as he searches for answers about politics and politics. Taking to the streets of the 1992 Presidential Campaign from a youthful perspective. The Last Party exposes and entertains with its irreverent point of view of what really goes on during the campaign process.
CITIZENFOUR is a real life thriller, unfolding by the minute, giving unprecedented access to Edward Snowden as he hands over classified documents providing evidence of mass indiscriminate and illegal invasions of privacy by the NSA.
Set against the rise of the Tea Party in the aftermath of the US Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United ruling, a citizen uprising to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker collides with the Tea Party-aligned “Americans for Prosperity,” a group founded and lavishly financed by two of the world’s richest men —David and Charles Koch. As Republican working class voters find themselves in the crosshairs of their own party and its billionaire backers, they are forced to choose sides. Directed by Academy Award®-nominated directors Carl Deal and Tia Lessin (Trouble the Water; co-producers of Fahrenheit 9/11 & Capitalism: A Love Story).
A rare and exceptional look into the 2007 uprising in Burma where 100,000 people, including thousands of Buddhist monks, peacefully took to the streets to protest the country's repressive regime that held them hostage for over forty years. During the uprising, the military turned their guns on the peaceful protestors and blood spilled in the streets. Foreign news reporters were banned and the internet was shut down. But Democratic Voice of Burma, a collective of thirty anonymous and underground citizen video journalists (VJs), heroically bore witness to the historic events and secretly videotaped what they saw. Through a dedicated network of supporters, they smuggled the footage out of the country, where it was broadcast via satellite to a world horrified by the violence against a people fighting for democracy.
September 11th, 2001. An event and a day many will never forget. However, for a growing population this event did not occur during their lifetime, but is merely a footnote in a new history book. Loose Change 9/11 serves as an alternate history book, setting out to ask the hard questions from that fateful day. Combining the four existing editions into one and incorporating new footage released to the public, this high definition version will hopefully leave you looking at September 11th, and the world, differently. Narrated by Daniel Sunjata of FX's "Rescue Me" with an original score by Mic Cartier.