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Adam Smith, The Birth of the Free Market

Capitalism is much more complex than the vision Adam Smith laid out. Indeed, it predates Smith by centuries and took root in the practices of colonialism and the slave trade. (Episode 1 of the Capitalism series)

Icarus Films | 2014 | 53 minutes

Beyond Zero: 1914-1918

Auteur filmmaker Bill Morrison brings to life a new cinematic record of World War I.

Icarus Films | 2014 | 40 minutes

Black Sun

A history of the esoteric ideas and myths that served as a breeding ground for Nazi ideology and inspired Adolf Hiter.

Icarus Films | 2009 | 90 minutes

The Children of 209 Saint-Maur Street

An emotional piece of experimental historiography which focuses on French children whose lives were upended by World War II.

Icarus Films | 2020 | 100 minutes

The Cordillera of Dreams Extras

A collection of short films about Patricio Guzmán and the making of THE CORDILLERA OF DREAMS.

Icarus Films | 2019 | 54 minutes

The Cordillera of Dreams

Patricio Guzmán's latest film completes a trilogy on his native Chile, and the lasting impact of Pinochet’s coup d’état.

Icarus Films | 2019 | 85 minutes

Karl Polanyi, The Human Factor

An exploration of the life and work of Karl Polanyi, who sought to reintegrate society and economy. Could the commodification of labor and money ultimately be as disastrous as floods, drought and earthquakes?

Icarus Films | 2014 | 53 minutes

Keynes vs Hayek: A Fake Debate?

The ideological divide between the philosophies of John Maynard Keynes and Friedrich Hayek has dominated economics for nearly a century. Is it time for the pendulum to swing back to Keynes? Or do we need a whole new approach that goes beyond this dualism?(Episode 5 of the Capitalism series)

Icarus Films | 2014 | 53 minutes

La Commune (Paris 1871) Part 1

Part 1 of the most recent film by Peter Watkins. Based on a thorough historical research into the Paris Commune of 1871, this film leads to an inevitable reflection about the present.

Icarus Films | 2000 | 165 minutes

La Commune (Paris 1871) Part 2

Part 2 of the most recent film by Peter Watkins. Based on a thorough historical research into the Paris Commune of 1871, this film leads to an inevitable reflection about the present.

Icarus Films | 2000 | 182 minutes