Two Swedish directors set off for Greece to find out how the local residents feel about the media images of the crisis.
Bernabe (José Sacristán) works as an artistic director for a publicity firm but his avocation is fawning after his bosses, sleeping with whomever might advance his career, and ignoring his wife. Life continues on in this vein until he meets a young model whom he invites up to his boss's temporarily vacant country house, pretending the house belongs to him. Not very far away, bulldozers and other machinery are clearing the beautifully wooded area so construction can start on an amusement park. Little does Bernabe realize that his potential new conquest is a seriously fanatical environmental advocate, and she arrives at the house with friends, gets Bernabe high and "out of it," and then she and her friends proceed to trash the construction machinery. Once Bernabe comes around again, he finds out what has happened, loses heart for his planned sexual escapade, and begins to appreciate his wife for the first time.
This is the story of the days directly after 9/11, and the president's whereabouts. Scheduled to air shortly before the second anniversary of the September 11 attacks, DC 9/11 takes an inside look at the Bush Administration, beginning with the day of the attacks, and following the President's journey to Ground Zero, culminating with his now famous national address nine days after the attacks.
A Hindu, and a believer in Astrology, Neil Desai is a second-generation East Indian-American, who is 27 years of age, works for an ad company, and has been in a relationship for over 6 years with Angel Matthews, and lives with her in a small apartment in New York. Before that could happen, misunderstandings crop up, and Neil moves out. He gets a ride from Limo driver, Dilip Kumar, who tells him that since he is his 100th customer, he will get a week of free rides. Neil and his friends decide to take good use of Dilip's offer, and Neil, desperate to get into another relationship, dates a wide assortment of girls, and takes them to a variety of destinations in the limo. A week later, he still misses Angel, and returns to her, little knowing that Dilip is a the producer of a TV serial 'Love In The Backseat' and has a hidden camera that has been recording Neil, his interactions with various women, and is all set to telecast this on TV.
A meteor lands in Japan and the fallout creates a “shield” around Tokyo, encasing the city in a foggy darkness. A state of martial law is declared. People are in a panic as violent crime and corruption spreads throughout the region and punk gangs are ruling the streets. As if things weren’t bad enough, a chemical reaction from the meteor unleashes a deadly virus and now the dead are coming back to life as flesh-eating zombies!
Hostage Crisis Massacre is the story of how one man armed with a gun created an 11-hour international media spectacle, played out live on television. National Geographic goes deep inside the high-stakes hostage negotiation in Manila that offers stark lessons on what can go wrong when the police negotiators lose control and the media takes over.
Propaganda film on the decline of American morality.
Radical Politics in the Age of Austerity examines the ideological roots of the “austerity” agenda and proposes revolutionary paths out of the current crisis. The film features original interviews with Chris Hedges, Derrick Jensen, Michael Hardt, Peter Gelderloos, Leo Panitch, David McNally, Richard J.F. Day, Imre Szeman, Wayne Price, and many more!
There is a vast increase of youth crime, doubling in the two years since the US entered World War II. With fathers off to war, women are working in the factories leaving children at home for the day or after school, unsupervised and free to get into trouble. Young men and women, some working and making an adult wage, now feel that they have the right to act and do as adults. Others are trying their hands at new thrills, such as smoking marijuana. Young women are getting into trouble by getting involved with the many servicemen that they are attracted to. This film shows how these kinds of subversive thoughts that lead to juvenile delinquency can be broken by having youths selling war bonds and organizing 4-H clubs, among other activities.
Before they led America through national crises, Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Franklin Roosevelt and Lyndon Johnson were all transformed by personal trauma. Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin reveals the all too human men who became legends.
The Crisis Civilization is a documentary feature film investigating how global crises like ecological disaster, financial meltdown, dwindling oil reserves, terrorism and food shortages are converging symptoms of a single, failed global system. Proving that 'another world' is not merely possible, but on its way.
The sister-in-law of an assassin and a CIA agent team-up to save Gorbachev's life.
Story of the federally-ordered integration of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1957.
Franklin D. Roosevelt's life and political career are examined in this biography. Using rare historical footage and images, it delves into his early days as he entered politics, his battle with polio, his presidency, up to his death in 1945.
A case study of Black poverty in a Chicago public housing project
A chipper hero named Ed bleeps and blorps through his city—which looks and sounds suspiciously like a retro video game. Ed’s mission: to chase down a baddie named Lord Gadiseous, who’s spreading gas (the stinky kind) all over town.
Few creatures are as mysterious and captivating as the whale, and few connect with us so emotionally and spiritually. After hunting whales for generations, we have brought their widespread slaughter to an end, but these graceful giants still face threats on a number of fronts, and the battle to save them goes on. This film takes an intimate look at four types of whales: pilots, humpbacks, bowheads and orcas, through the eyes of the humans who are closest to them. From the struggle to save a pod of pilot whales in the Florida Keys to the groundbreaking work of a scientist risking life and limb in the Arctic to the controversy over military sonar, you'll go to the front lines of whale conservation.
No es una crisis delves into a European capital experiencing crisis and resistance: Madrid, where the Internet user explores the double experiment that Spain has become today-- economic liberalism and new social, economic, and political practices driven by the citizens.