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The End of Poverty? - Blu-Ray

the end of poverty? - blu-ray

The End of Poverty? is a daring, thought-provoking and very timely documentary by award-winning filmmaker, Philippe Diaz, revealing that poverty is not an accident. It began with military conquest, slavery and colonization that resulted in the seizure of land, minerals and forced labor. Today, global poverty has reached new levels because of unfair debt, trade and tax policies -- in other words, wealthy countries...


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the end of poverty? - blu-ray

The End of Poverty? is a daring, thought-provoking and very timely documentary by award-winning filmmaker, Philippe Diaz, revealing that poverty is not an accident. It began with military conquest, slavery and colonization that resulted in the seizure of land, minerals and forced labor. Today, global poverty has reached new levels because of unfair debt, trade and tax policies -- in other words, wealthy countries...


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$29.95

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Ethos - DVD

ethos

Hosted by twice Oscar nominated actor and activist Woody Harrelson, Ethos lifts the lid on a Pandora's Box of systemic issues that guarantee failure in every aspect of our lives, from the environment to our democracy and our own personal liberty. From conflicts of interest in politics to unregulated corporate power, to a military industrial complex that just about owns our government...


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ethos

Hosted by twice Oscar nominated actor and activist Woody Harrelson, Ethos lifts the lid on a Pandora's Box of systemic issues that guarantee failure in every aspect of our lives, from the environment to our democracy and our own personal liberty. From conflicts of interest in politics to unregulated corporate power, to a military industrial complex that just about owns our government...


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$19.95

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Eye of the Future - DVD

eye of the future

Five children of UN ambassadors are called by the Earth to imagine a new sustainable future for our global society. From within the Earth's center (limbo space), they work together to reduce humanity's global carbon footprint by exchanging stories and experiences from their parents' world. Collectively they decide to scale back existing technologies and create sustainable designs that lead...


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eye of the future

Five children of UN ambassadors are called by the Earth to imagine a new sustainable future for our global society. From within the Earth's center (limbo space), they work together to reduce humanity's global carbon footprint by exchanging stories and experiences from their parents' world. Collectively they decide to scale back existing technologies and create sustainable designs that lead...


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$19.95

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The Fall of Fujimori - DVD

the fall of fujimori

The Fall of Fujimori is a character-driven, political-thriller documentary that explores the volatile events that defined Alberto Fujimori's decade-long reign of Peru: His meteoric rise from son of poor Japanese immigrants to the presidency; his fateful relationship with the shadowy and Machiavellian Vladimiro Montesinos; his self-coup...


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the fall of fujimori

The Fall of Fujimori is a character-driven, political-thriller documentary that explores the volatile events that defined Alberto Fujimori's decade-long reign of Peru: His meteoric rise from son of poor Japanese immigrants to the presidency; his fateful relationship with the shadowy and Machiavellian Vladimiro Montesinos; his self-coup..


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$19.95

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Fidel - DVD

fidel

FIDEL provides a unique view of Cuba's controversial and most polarizing leader. In 1968, Castro took filmmaker and activist Saul Landau on a weeklong jeep ride through the eastern mountains. There, he plays baseball with a group of peasants, visits his pre-school and trades jokes with a 98-year old man. Fidel also listens to the people’s concerns...


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fidel

FIDEL provides a unique view of Cuba's controversial and most polarizing leader. In 1968, Castro took filmmaker and activist Saul Landau on a weeklong jeep ride through the eastern mountains. There, he plays baseball with a group of peasants, visits his pre-school and trades jokes with a 98-year old man. Fidel also listens to the people’s concerns...


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$19.95

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Fight Like a Girl - DVD

Fight Like a Girl

Follow Jill Morley as she delves inside the world of female boxers to meet the women who are passionate about fighting hard. Real emotional histories and traumas bubble up, fleshing out a compelling story about women overcoming adversity.


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Fight Like a Girl

Follow Jill Morley as she delves inside the world of female boxers to meet the women who are passionate about fighting hard. Real emotional histories and traumas bubble up, fleshing out a compelling story about women overcoming adversity.


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$19.95

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The Forgotten Bomb - DVD

the forgotten bomb

When the Cold War ended, the generations that lived through it were relieved to finally vanquish the specter of a mushroom cloud from their minds. But today, thousands of nuclear weapons in the United States and Russia remain on high-alert, still poised to destroy the planet. In Japan, atomic bomb survivors struggle with nightmarish memories and negative health effects...


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the forgotten bomb

When the Cold War ended, the generations that lived through it were relieved to finally vanquish the specter of a mushroom cloud from their minds. But today, thousands of nuclear weapons in the United States and Russia remain on high-alert, still poised to destroy the planet. In Japan, atomic bomb survivors struggle with nightmarish memories and negative health effects...


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$19.95

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Freedom Fries: And Other Stupidity We'll Have to Explain to Our Grandchildren - DVD

freedom fries: and other stupidity we'll have to explain...

"Freedom Fries: And Other Stupidity We'll Have to Explain to Our Grandchildren" is a whimsical look at patriotism and consumerism in America. It explores the absurdity of many of the symbolic gestures that have recently pervaded American culture, such as the wasting of perfectly good French wine and the waving of Chinese-made American flags...


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freedom fries: and other stupidity we'll have to explain...

"Freedom Fries: And Other Stupidity We'll Have to Explain to Our Grandchildren" is a whimsical look at patriotism and consumerism in America. It explores the absurdity of many of the symbolic gestures that have recently pervaded American culture, such as the wasting of perfectly good French wine and the waving of Chinese-made American flags...


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$14.95

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FURTHEST FROM THE WILD - DVD

FURTHEST FROM THE WILD

Delve into the world of animal sanctuaries, whose mission is to save abandoned animals and enlighten the public about this ongoing tragedy. Follow the day-to-day struggles of sanctuary keepers around the world who, armed with grit and courage, care for a wide variety of beautiful species, including large cats, wolves, dogs, rabbits, primates, reptiles and more. Meet the people who dedicate their lives to this cause, and witness, through their eyes, the heartbreaking examples of neglect and abuse that these animals endure before given a new chance...


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FURTHEST FROM THE WILD

Delve into the world of animal sanctuaries, whose mission is to save abandoned animals and enlighten the public about this ongoing tragedy. Follow the day-to-day struggles of sanctuary keepers around the world who, armed with grit and courage, care for a wide variety of beautiful species, including large cats, wolves, dogs, rabbits, primates, reptiles and more. Meet the people who dedicate their lives to this cause, and witness, through their eyes, the heartbreaking examples of neglect and abuse that these animals endure before given a new chance...


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$19.95

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Gas Hole - DVD

gas hole

What caused America to go from being a leading exporter of oil to the world's largest importer? What are the economic and sociological forces that have contributed to that change and impede its solution? Gas Hole is an eye-opening documentary about the history of oil prices and sheds light on a secret that the big oil companies don't want you to know – that there are viable and affordable...


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gas hole

What caused America to go from being a leading exporter of oil to the world's largest importer? What are the economic and sociological forces that have contributed to that change and impede its solution? Gas Hole is an eye-opening documentary about the history of oil prices and sheds light on a secret that the big oil companies don't want you to know – that there are viable and affordable..


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$19.95

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Genetic Chile - DVD

genetic chile

A look at the world of genetically modified foods through the lens of New Mexico's iconic chile pepper. The Chile pepper defines New Mexican cuisine and is considered a sacred plant by many cultures. Despite overwhelming evidence of gene flow, persistent safety questions, predatory multinational agribusiness corporations and potential economic damage...


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genetic chile

A look at the world of genetically modified foods through the lens of New Mexico's iconic chile pepper. The Chile pepper defines New Mexican cuisine and is considered a sacred plant by many cultures. Despite overwhelming evidence of gene flow, persistent safety questions, predatory multinational agribusiness corporations and potential economic damage...


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$19.95

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Giuliani Time - DVD

giuliani time

More than five years in the making, "GIULIANI TIME" investigates the stories behind the "new" New York City that Giuliani laid claim to. From "quality of life" policing to welfare reform, and First Amendment related debacles, the feelings about the Giuliani years largely depended on where you stood. GIULIANI TIME is the story of the effect...


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giuliani time

More than five years in the making, "GIULIANI TIME" investigates the stories behind the "new" New York City that Giuliani laid claim to. From "quality of life" policing to welfare reform, and First Amendment related debacles, the feelings about the Giuliani years largely depended on where you stood. GIULIANI TIME is the story of the effect...


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$14.95

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The Forgotten Bomb - DVD

GreasePaint

When Joey Thurmond, a former professional wrestler and rodeo cowboy, quits the police force to realize his dream of performing as a clown full time, he recruits his family and puts his life’s savings into the show. However, pressures mount while on the road when his acrobat is threatened with deportation and the 24/7 schedule puts a strain on his relationship...


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GreasePaint

When Joey Thurmond, a former professional wrestler and rodeo cowboy, quits the police force to realize his dream of performing as a clown full time, he recruits his family and puts his life’s savings into the show. However, pressures mount while on the road when his acrobat is threatened with deportation and the 24/7 schedule puts a strain on his relationship...


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$19.95

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The Harvest/La Cosecha - DVD

the harvest / la cosecha

Every year there are more than 400,000 American children who are torn away from their friends, schools and homes to pick the food we all eat. Zulema, Perla and Victor labor as migrant farm workers, sacrificing their own childhoods to help their families survive. THE HARVEST/LA COSECHA profiles these three as they journey from the scorching heat of Texas’ onion fields to the winter snows...


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the harvest / la cosecha

Every year there are more than 400,000 American children who are torn away from their friends, schools and homes to pick the food we all eat. Zulema, Perla and Victor labor as migrant farm workers, sacrificing their own childhoods to help their families survive. THE HARVEST/LA COSECHA profiles these three as they journey from the scorching heat of Texas’ onion fields to the winter snows...


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$24.95

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Hempsters: Plant the Seed - DVD

hempsters: plant the seed

HEMPSTERS: PLANT THE SEED follows seven activists as they fight to legalize industrial hemp in the United States. The plant is used in over 30 countries and is widely known to have numerous environmental benefits, including: less reliance on oil, more efficient use of energy, forest conservation, soil redemption and landfill use reduction. Over 25,000 products can be manufactured...


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hempsters: plant the seed

HEMPSTERS: PLANT THE SEED follows seven activists as they fight to legalize industrial hemp in the United States. The plant is used in over 30 countries and is widely known to have numerous environmental benefits, including: less reliance on oil, more efficient use of energy, forest conservation, soil redemption and landfill use reduction. Over 25,000 products can be manufactured...


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$19.95

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