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Films & Other Videos

Films with: Chomsky, Noam

Brothers and others
"Brothers and others documents the impact of the September 11th tragedy on Muslims and Arabs living in America. We follow immigrants and Americans as they struggle in the heightened climate of hate, FBI and INS investigations, and the economic hardships that erupted following the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon."--Container. On power, dissent and racism consists of an interview in which Noam Chomsky presents his reflections on the motivations behind 9/11 and its consequences internationally.
DVD 2545
Corporation
The Corporation charts the spectacular rise of the corporation as a dramatic, pervasive presence in our everyday lives. With a deft mix of humor, visual panache and seriousness, this documentary is a timely, entertaining critique of global conglomerates.
DVD 3820
Distorted morality a war on terrorism? /
A talk given by Noam Chomsky at Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Wednesday, February 6, 2002. He discusses the United States definition of terrorism and foreign policy in regard to nations and groups considered to be guilty of terrorism. There is also a question and answer session. Noam Chomsky's bibliography, biography and curriculum vitae are included.
DVD 1527
Hijacking catastrophe 9/11, fear & the selling of American empire /
This film discusses how the events of 9/11/2001 have influenced United States politics, from advancing a pre-existing military agenda to rolling back civil liberties and social programs. This documentary features interviews with leading commentators on the events of 9/11 and the war in Iraq.
DVD 2760
I am
Don't know who Tom Shadyac is? As a writer and a director, Shadyac first unleashed Ace Ventura: Pet Detective and The Nutty Professor remake on the world, and then a string of film fiascoes, but that's all behind him now. A bike accident left him with a host of debilitating maladies and brought him to the verge of suicide, so he took stock of his life and set out on a quest to answer some of life's greatest questions. What's wrong with the world? How do we go about fixing it? Is the fundamental nature of man essentially benevolent or cruel? So he traveled around, enlisting the aid of what he calls "significant minds" --journalists, scientists, spiritual leaders, scholars--to understand life's essential questions. "I Am" is his documentary about this quest.
DVD 9771
Last days of the USSR
This documentary recounts the critical last two years of the USSR and sheds light on events that led to the sudden collapse of one of the most totalitarian empires of the 20th century.
DVD 8877
Left behind the story of the New Orleans public schools /
Follows three high school seniors through the 2004-2005 school year in the worst public school system in America. The film reveals the violence, poverty, racism, and political corruption that challenge students at every turn.
DVD 8691
Life the story so far /
Introduction to a series on how the globalized world economy affects ordinary people. Part 1 examines whether the globalized economy is now running out of control, or whether ordinary people can still hope to share in its wealth. Although most people today are better fed, clothed and educated than ever before, there are also millions more now living in absolute poverty.
DVD 6222
Manufacturing consent Noam Chomsky and the media /
Explores the political life and times of the controversial author, linguist, and radical philosopher Noam Chomsky. Focuses on Chomsky's analysis of the hidden use of ideological manipulation in democratic societies.
DVD 1367
Manufacturing dissent uncovering Michael Moore /
There is no greater documentary filmmaking icon than Michael Moore, but are his films really the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth? At what point is manipulation of fact a work of fiction? A look at the most controversial director today.
DVD 5675
Price of pleasure pornography, sexuality & relationships /
"Once relegated to the margins of society, pornography has emerged as one of the most visible and profitable sectors of the cultural industries, assuming an unprecedented role in the mainstream of our popular culture at the same time that its content has become more extreme and harsh, more overtly sexist and racist. This eye-opening and disturbing film places the voices of critics, producers, and performers alongside the observations of men and women as they candidly discuss the role pornography has played in shaping their sexual imaginations and relationships. [The film] moves beyond the liberal versus conservative debates so common in the culture to paint a myth-busting and nuanced portrait of how pleasure and pain, commerce and power, liberty and responsibility have become intertwined in the most intimate areas of our lives"--Container.
DVD 4708
Requiem for the American dream
The definitive discourse with Noam Chomsky, widely reguarded as the most important intellectual alive, on the defining character of our time: the deliberate concentration of wealth and power in the hands of the select few.
DVD 11672