Showing 1 - 10 of 258 titles with a criteria of Subject is Political Philosophy
The story of activists who opposed the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, including their lives, the tactics they used, and the historical context.
Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 60 minutes
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
As her family’s worst nightmare unfolds on screen, Lissette Orozco's Adriana’s Pact explors accounts by human rights organizations, colleagues, and the press, but....who is saying the truth? The film bridges the divide between emotion, memory, and history.
Pragda Films | 2017 | 96 minutes
Filmed by the first ever team of women video journalists trained in Afghanistan, this rare and uncompromising film explores the effects of the Taliban’s repressive rule and recent U.S.-sponsored bombing campaign on Afghani women.
Women Make Movies | 2003 | 52 minutes
Examines the treatment of Japanese-Americans during WW II, and its relevance to post 9/11 America.
Bullfrog Films | 2003 | 30 minutes
Syrian brothers Adel and Hadi Bakkour take to the streets of Rio de Janeiro to fight for democracy in the country where they found refuge.
Pragda Films | 2021 | 83 minutes
After Mukhtar Mai, a rural Pakistani woman, was gang-raped by order of her tribal council as punishment for her younger brother’s alleged relationship with a woman from another clan, she speaks out, fights for justice in the Pakistani courts, starts two schools for girls in her village and a crisis center for abused women.
Women Make Movies | 2008 | 58 minutes
Journalism students at the University of Chile embark on an investigation of El Mercurio, the oldest newspaper in Chile.
Icarus Films | 2008 | 80 minutes
Centered around the only filmed interview ever given by acclaimed French philosopher Louis Althusser, who murdered his wife, Helene, a few weeks after the interview was given.
Icarus Films | 2016 | 55 minutes
During the 1980s, Brazil's military dictatorship erected a massive Amazon dam, leaving residents without electricity for 40 years. A film crew explores the decision to stay.
Pragda Films | 2020 | 78 minutes