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American Radical: The Trials of Norman Finkelstein
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American Radical: The Trials of Norman Finkelstein

American Radical: The Trials of Norman Finkelstein tells the story of controversial political scientist Norman Finkelstein, the son of holocaust survivors who is well known for his polarising views on Jewish-American political relations and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. He is decidedly vocal in his criticism of Israeli foreign policy, which has led some of his critics […]
Apartheid Did Not Die
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Apartheid Did Not Die

Apartheid Did Not Die makes the case that many of the facets of apartheid remain even after the end of the South Africa’s minority rule and the subsequent presidency of revolutionary leader Nelson Mandela. John Pilger returns to the country where he was previously banned during the apartheid-era to tell its story and the developments […]
Citizenfour
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Citizenfour

Citizenfour uncovers the secret and illegal practices of the U.S. National Security Agency’s mass surveillance programme using classified documents revealed by NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden. It aims to shed light on the indiscriminate invasion of the privacy of American citizens as well as those of other countries carried out by the NSA in a case […]
Defamation
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Defamation

In his exploration of modern Israeli life, filmmaker Yoav Shamir travels the world in the hunt for the most recent manifestations of anti-Semitism, and comes up with some startling answers as highlighted in his documentary Defamation. As a Jew raised and born in Israel, Shamir claims he has never experienced firsthand anti-Semitism, so he embarks […]
Enoch Powell: Rivers of Blood
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Enoch Powell: Rivers of Blood

In 1968, English politician Enoch Powell delivered a controversial speech known as Rivers of Blood, in which he predicted that the UK’s immigration policy would result in violence on the streets of Britain. It is among the best-known speeches in the British political history. However, what dominated the discussion most was the incendiary nature of […]
Guantanamo: Blacked Out Bay
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Guantanamo: Blacked Out Bay

Guantanamo: Blacked Out Bay unveils a closer look inside the most notorious prison centre in the world, the Guantanamo Bay detention camp in Cuba. This prison was intended to be the house the world’s greatest terrorist threats. However, it is instead known for imprisoning and detaining suspects indefinitely without trial and subjecting them to dehumanising […]
Paying the Price: Killing the Children of Iraq
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Paying the Price: Killing the Children of Iraq

John Pilger investigates the effects of sanctions on the Iraqi civilian population and reveals that the ten years of extraordinary isolation, enforced by Britain and the US and imposed by the United Nations, has resulted in a higher number of deaths compared with the WWII atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Paying the Price: Killing […]
Taxi To The Dark Side
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Taxi To The Dark Side

Taxi To The Dark Side explores the United States’ use of torture and focuses on the case of an innocent Afghan man who was beaten to death by American soldiers while being held in a detention facility. In the winter of 2002, a poor Afghan man named Dilawar managed to save enough money to buy […]
The Fog of War
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The Fog of War

The Fog of War is a journey into nature of warfare and the task of making military decisions that carry both immediate and long-term significance. Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara, a controversial and influential figure of the 20th century, describes his experience in great detail and gives an insightful look into the […]
The War On Democracy
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The War On Democracy

The War on Democracy examines the past and present relationships between the US and Latin American countries like Venezuela, Chile and Bolivia. John Pilger uses archive footage to show how repeated US intervention, both public and secret, has led to the overthrowing of legally elected governments in Latin American countries since the 1950s. For instance, […]
War By Other Means
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War By Other Means

War By Other Means explores how banks in the First World advance loans to Third World Countries who then struggle to meet the crippling interest charges. The film investigates the catastrophic effects of loans provided by the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank on the lifestyles and well-being of the citizens in poorer countries. […]
Where to Invade Next
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Where to Invade Next

Where to Invade Next is a compelling documentary on the need for discussion and change within American social, work, and governmental systems. The film’s title is a tongue-in-cheek name based on America’s world reputation for leading the charge against rival nations. It is Michael Moore’s latest documentary about the rest of the world and how […]