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Showing 1 - 10 of 465 titles with a criteria of Subject is Citizenship, Social Movements and Activism


15M: Excellent. A Wake-Up Call. Important.

Tens of thousands of citizens occupied streets and squares in Spain, marking the beginning of the biggest social change in Spanish society. This planted the seed for Occupy Wall Street in the USA.

Pragda Films | 2012 | 75 minutes

5x5: Voices of Change from the Forests of Indonesia + Hope: Indigenous Climate Change Solutions

Five short films from Indigenous communities across Indonesia show their response to threats to their forests posed by miners, loggers, palm oil plantations and global warming. In the sixth film a Dayak Iban community inspires hope as it offers a simple solution to the global climate crisis.

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Face to Face Media | 2008 | 37 minutes

Abortion Helpline

At the Philadelphia abortion helpline, counselors field nonstop calls from women and teens who are seeking to end a pregnancy but can’t afford to, illustrating how economic stigma and cruel laws determine who has access to abortion in America.

Women Make Movies | 2020 | 13 minutes

The Activists

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

Advocate

Lea Tsemel, an Israeli-Jewish lawyer who has represented Palestinian political prisoners for nearly 50 years, pushes the praxis of a human rights defender to its limits

GOOD DOCS | 2019 | 108 minutes

After Silence

Examines the treatment of Japanese-Americans during WW II, and its relevance to post 9/11 America.

Bullfrog Films | 2003 | 30 minutes

After Spring

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

The Age of Stupid

A documentary-drama-animation hybrid set in 2055: An old man wonders why didn't we stop climate change when we had the chance?

Bullfrog Films | 2010 | 89 minutes

Alice Júnior

Alice Júnior is a celebration of rebellious youth that offers the potential for future generations to rethink outdated perspectives of gender, sexuality, and differences as a whole.

Pragda Films | 2019 | 87 minutes

Amazon Mirror

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