Politics

Anarchy

  • 90 min.

    Hill of Pleasures

    Maria Ramos, 2013

    In 2011, law and order was restored by military operation in the Hill of Pleasures slum in Rio de Janeiro. The Police became the tool of Brazils new policy of conquering citizenship. How do inhabitants and occupants of the Hill assess their new situation?

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  • 52 min.

    On Modern Servitude

    Brient, Jean-Francois, 2009

    On Modern Servitude provokes the viewer into seeing people in contemporary capitalist society as modern day slaves.

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  • 48 min.

    Chomsky on Anarchism - Interview by Barry Pateman

    Unknown, 2005

    This interview is an eye opener for everyone interested in the personal view of the renowned Noam Chomsky on anarchism. While being interviewed by anarchist and editor Barry Pateman, he provides the viewer with insight to his political points of view.

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  • 63 min.

    Breaking the spell

    Lewis, Tim & Ream, Tim & Rock, Sir Chuck A., 1999

    The WTO ministerial congress always receives massive attention from the anti capitalist movement. The protesters form the dynamic and energetic center of this documentary.

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Capitalism

  • 84 min.

    The Corporation - Part 1

    Achbar, Mark & Abbott, Jennifer, 2003

    The Corporation explores the nature and spectacular rise of the dominant business institution of our time. Footage from pop culture, advertising, TV news, and corporate propaganda, illuminates the corporation's grip on our lives.

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  • 52 min.

    Blue Gold

    Pierpont, Damien de, 2007

    The water problem in Marrakech goes to the heart of what defines the question of Moroccan economic development. Drought, mass tourism, globalisation...

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  • 59 min.

    The Corporation - Part 2

    Achbar, Mark & Abbott, Jennifer, 2003

    The Corporation explores the nature and spectacular rise of the dominant business institution of our time. Footage from pop culture, advertising, TV news, and corporate propaganda, illuminates the corporation's grip on our lives.

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  • 52 min.

    Speed in search of time

    Opitz, Florian, 2013

    "My experience with time by now is limited to the one feeling - I don't have enough." It's a paradox. Never before in history we have worked more efficiently. Never before we have saved time with more sophisticated technologies.

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Communism & Socialism

  • 82 min.

    Back to Utopia

    Fabio Wuytack, 2016

    The 500-year-old book UTOPIA takes us on a journey through the world of today.

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  • 28 min.

    China on China, the power and the people

    Schulz Contreras, Lisbet, 2013

    After centuries of Western dominance, the world's center of economic and political weight is shifting eastwards.

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  • 61 min.

    Generation '89

    Zmarz-Koczanowicz, Maria, 2002

    A portrait about the 'Generation of Great Change' in Poland.

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  • 116 min.

    Do you remember revolution

    Biancon, Loredana, 1997

    In this film four women who actively participated in the Leftist Armed Struggle in the Italy of the 70ies are interviewd. All of them were leading figures in the Red Brigades.

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Corruption

  • 77 min.

    Empire of Dust

    Paesschen, Bram Van, 2011

    Two men representing two different cultures clash in the dust of the former Belgian colony, the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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  • 11 min.

    Buy Buy Europe 3: Tax Haven Europe

    Vos, Pieter de, 2013

    The 80s fiscal revolution resulted in governing tax advantages in Europe. These advantages for the European elite were based on the logic that the elite is creating wealth, which the rest of the population could profit from as well.

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  • 97 min.

    Los ladrones viejos

    Gonzalez, Everardo, 2007

    Los ladrones viejos portrays a melanchonic image of the Mexico of forty years ago, when being a thief was a real profession. The former thieves are now old men serving their sentence in prison.

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  • 96 min.

    Pale peko bantu mambo ayikosake

    Paesschen, Bram van, 2008

    Every year, a variety of Congolese citizens comes to work at the old Katanga mines owned by Gecamines and dig for copper, cobalt and malachite.

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Democracy

  • 82 min.

    Back to Utopia

    Fabio Wuytack, 2016

    The 500-year-old book UTOPIA takes us on a journey through the world of today.

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  • 50 min.

    Before, during and after - Chile, October 5

    Diamand, Frank, 1988

    Shot during the days of the 1988 referendum in Chile, this documentary film gives a personal touch to this immense political event. The referendum has divided the Chileans in two: the camp of the No-voters and the camp of the Si-voters.

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  • 43 min.

    An American in communist Poland

    Morawski, Piotr & Kaczynski, Ryszard, 2009

    The visit of Robert Kennedy to communist Poland in 1964 was a chance for the secret police to see the American capitalist enemy with their own eyes.

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  • 28 min.

    China on China, a Dramatic History

    Schulz Contreras, Lisbet & Jarnebrink, Lollo, 2013

    As of 2013, China has the second-largest economy in the world, in terms of nominal GDP. No other country in history has risen so quickly from poverty to prosperity. How is this possible? How did the rise take place and what happened along the way?

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Dictators

  • 55 min.

    30 Years of Darkness

    Martin, Manuel, 2012

    The extaordinary story of Manuel Cortes told in this film seems unreal. However, the story of his life is familiar to hundreds of other Spanish people, fearing the repression of the infamous regime of dictator Franco after the Spanish Civil War.

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  • 50 min.

    Before, during and after - Chile, October 5

    Diamand, Frank, 1988

    Shot during the days of the 1988 referendum in Chile, this documentary film gives a personal touch to this immense political event. The referendum has divided the Chileans in two: the camp of the No-voters and the camp of the Si-voters.

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  • 60 min.

    The Parade

    Fidyk, Andrzej, 1989

    This renowned documentary film Defilada by filmmaker Andrzey Fidyk is highly regarded by its distinctive images, exposing a hidden part of the North Korean society for a large audience.

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  • 45 min.

    Finding Mercy

    Paterson, Robyn, 2012

    By trying to find her childhood friend Mercy, filmmaker Robyn ends up encountering the chilling truth about contemporary Zimbabwe.

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Elections

  • 50 min.

    Before, during and after - Chile, October 5

    Diamand, Frank, 1988

    Shot during the days of the 1988 referendum in Chile, this documentary film gives a personal touch to this immense political event. The referendum has divided the Chileans in two: the camp of the No-voters and the camp of the Si-voters.

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  • 59 min.

    Salaam Isfahan

    Azari, Sanaz, 2010

    Beautifully filmed, Salaam Isfahan documents the lives and feelings of normal people living under extraordinary circumstances during the Iranian presidential election in 2009.

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  • 48 min.

    Chicken Elections

    Radovanovic, Goran, 2005

    By filming the lives of elderly Milena and her nephew, police officer Zoran, director Radovanovic depicts the contemporary society of the Serbian countryside.

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  • 50 min.

    President Mitterrand - The prince and his image

    Paige, Hugues Le, 2011

    From 1987 until 1993, Hugues Le Paige was one of the few journalists allowed into French President Mitterrands Inner Circle in the Elysee Palace, with exclusive access to him.

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European Union

  • 9 min.

    Buy Buy Europe 5: What kind of Europe do we want?

    Vos, Pieter de, 2013

    In the last part of the series it becomes clear that big financial and industrial players want to continue perfecting the EU as a free market environment. But after the financial crises and uncertainty, there remains the question: what do we want?

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  • 11 min.

    Buy Buy Europe 3: Tax Haven Europe

    Vos, Pieter de, 2013

    The 80s fiscal revolution resulted in governing tax advantages in Europe. These advantages for the European elite were based on the logic that the elite is creating wealth, which the rest of the population could profit from as well.

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  • 9 min.

    Buy Buy Europe 4: Bratwurst, Lederhosen and Minijobs

    Vos, Pieter de, 2013

    For the past years, the German economy is set as an example for other EU members. The German industry and banks made fortunes with the dramatic increase of German exports.

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  • 10 min.

    Buy Buy Europe 2: Austerity till the Grave

    Vos, Pieter de, 2013

    In this episode, we take a look at the inhabitants of the European Union who eventually footed the bill for the bailout of the financial sector after the debt crisis.

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Global Politics

  • 82 min.

    Back to Utopia

    Fabio Wuytack, 2016

    The 500-year-old book UTOPIA takes us on a journey through the world of today.

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  • 85 min.

    Warology

    Menegazzo, Morgan, 2011

    In the documentary Warology several war experts, ranging from politicians and scientists to military officials, reflect on the evolution of warfare in the twentieth century.

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  • 52 min.

    Standing Army

    Parenti, Enrico & Fazi, Thomas, 2010

    During the Second World War America made a start establishing what would later be known as the Military-Industrial Complex, an intricate relation between government legislation, weapons industry and economy.

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  • 52 min.

    Atomic Africa

    Kolvenbach, Marcel, 2013

    The African continent is rapidly developing itself economically. The only bottleneck in this process are readily available resources. Besides money these mainly consist of poor infrastructure and availability of energy, especially electricity.

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