Monday, June 2, 2014

Best free anti-war films and documentaries available online


This listing of on-line anti-war films is provided by Frank Dorrel, one of the best anti-war advocates I know--his cartoon booklet "Addicted to War" is a classic and is now updated and available in Spanish as well as English  (see www.addictedtowar.com ). If we want to end our addiction to war, we need to educate people and circulate the truth about the war pushers and profiteers as broadly as possible. Please share this with your friends, esp. those in the social media.

Dear Anti-War Friends,

In my opinion, this is the most important email I will ever send to you!
Yes, I have sent it to my list a couple of times before over the years. The
links to these anti-war films that you can watch on-line sometimes are taken
down. So I have included two or three links when possible. I realize that I
have listed many films here. There is no need to try to watch all of these
films in a short period of time. But the films listed below basically spell
out what I like to call: “The True Nature of U.S. Foreign Policy”. These
films are the proof that the United States has killed as many as 20 million
or more innocent people since the end of World War II - with many millions
more being injured, losing their homes and having their way of life ruined.
This list is the best way I can think of to help educate yourself and others
who might be interested in knowing about this. Today is Memorial Day, a day
reserved to honor those who have served this country in the military and
those who have died in combat. I believe that the Americans who have died in
these wars, have died for lies coming from our government and our mainstream
media, which are both owned by the same people who profit from these wars.
It is what I call: “The Big Lie”.   It is Orwellian and like The Matrix. I
do not know what is actually going on now in Syria or Libya or The Ukraine,
but one thing I do know is that we cannot trust that the United States will
ever do the right thing when it comes to foreign policy. Whatever action
this country takes is to benefit the corporations, the oil companies, the
bankers and the war machine: also known as: The Military Industrial Complex.
The United States is ADDICTED To WAR. It is up to us to try to stop this
horrible situation. There are more people now who do understand this to some
degree than ever before in history. The films listed below and many books
that have been written on this subject are a big reason why this is so. Not
to mention the many anti-war/peace groups there are in this country. And the
Internet is another big reason there is more awareness about this. I know
some of you will want to send me some links to films I haven’t included.
That’s OK. And sometime in the near future I will be sending out another
list of talks by well known peace activists on this same subject. I also
have a list of many 9-11 Truth films you can watch on-line which show that
9-11 was an inside job. I have sent that list out before and will send it to
anyone requesting it.  I have seen a lot of fighting on the internet among
anti-war activists, who I believe, for the most part, will agree with the
message these films deliver about the role the United States has had in the
endless wars and the needless deaths resulting from them. Please stop
fighting and arguing with each other. The anti-war movement needs to work
together if we are ever to make a difference. To everyone reading this
message, thank you for your involvement, whatever it has been in all of
this. And a big thank you to all of the filmmakers listed below, who have
taken the time & effort to make these very important films that tell us the
truth about what the United States has been doing to the people of the
world.

In Peace,

Frank Dorrel
Publisher
Addicted To War
P.O. Box 3261
Culver City, CA 90231-3261
fdorrel@addictedtowar.com
fdorrel@sbcglobal.net  
www.addictedtowar.com



Important Anti-War Films You Can Watch On-Line

WAR MADE EASY: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us To Death - Narrated
by Sean Penn – By The Media Education Foundation: www.mediaed.org  -
Based on Book by Norman Solomon titled: WAR MADE EASY –
www.topdocumentaryfilms.com/war-made-easy  -
www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9DjSg6l9Vs  - www.warmadeeasythemovie.org 
War Made Easy reaches into the Orwellian memory hole to expose a 50-year
pattern of government deception & media spin that has dragged the United
States into one war after another from Vietnam to Iraq. This film exhumes
remarkable archival footage of official distortion & exaggeration from LBJ
to George W. Bush, revealing in stunning detail how the American news media
have uncritically disseminated the pro-war messages of successive
presidential administrations. War Made Easy gives special attention to
parallels between the Vietnam war and the war in Iraq. Guided by media
critic Norman Solomon’s meticulous research and tough-minded analysis, the
film presents disturbing examples of propaganda and media complicity from
the present alongside rare footage of political leaders and leading
journalists from the past, including Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Defense
Secretary Robert McNamara, dissident Senator Wayne Morse and news
correspondents Walter Cronkite and Morley Safer. 

Bill Moyer’s The Secret Government: The Constitution In Crisis – PBS - 1987
This is the full length 90 minute version of Bill Moyer's 1987 scathing
critique of the criminal subterfuge carried out by the Executive Branch of
the United States Government to carry out operations which are clearly
contrary to the wishes and values of the American people. The ability to
exercise this power with impunity is facilitated by the National Security
Act of 1947. The thrust of the exposé is the Iran-Contra arms and
drug-running operations which flooded the streets of our nation with crack
cocaine. -  www.youtube.com/watch?v=28K2CO-khdY  -
www.topdocumentaryfilms.com/the-secret-government -
www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJldun440Sk

The Panama Deception – Won Academy Award for Best Documentary in 1992 -
Narrated by Elizabeth Montgomery – Directed by Barbara Trent - Produced by
The Empowerment Project 
This Academy Award Winning film documents the untold story of the December
1989 U.S. invasion of Panama; the events which led to it; the excessive
force used; the enormity of the death and destruction; and the devastating
aftermath. The Panama Deception uncovers the real reasons for this
internationally condemned attack, presenting a view of the invasion which
widely differs from that portrayed by the U.S. media and exposes how the
U.S. government and the mainstream media suppressed information about this
foreign policy disaster. -  www.documentarystorm.com/the-panama-deception  -
www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-p4cPoVcIo
www.empowermentproject.org/films.html

Hearts and Minds - Academy Award Winning Documentary about The Vietnam War -
Directed by Peter Davis – 1975 -
www.criterion.com/films/711-hearts-and-minds
This film recounts the history and attitudes of the opposing sides of the
Vietnam War using archival news footage as well as its own film and
interviews. A key theme is how attitudes of American racism and
self-righteous militarism helped create and prolong this bloody conflict.
The film also endeavors to give voice to the Vietnamese people themselves as
to how the war has affected them and their reasons why they fight the United
States and other western powers while showing the basic humanity of the
people that US propaganda tried to dismiss. -
www.topdocumentaryfilms.com/hearts-and-minds  -
www.youtube.com/watch?v=1d2ml82lc7s - www.youtube.com/watch?v=xC-PXLS4BQ4

  
Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky & The Media - Produced & Directed by
Mark Achbar – Directed by Peter Wintonick - www.zeitgeistfilms.com
<http://www.zeitgeistfilms.com/film.php?directoryname=manufacturingconsent>
This film showcases Noam Chomsky, one of America's leading linguists &
political dissidents. It also illustrates his message of how government and
big media businesses cooperate to produce an effective propaganda machine in
order to manipulate the opinions of the United States populous. -
www.youtube.com/watch?v=3AnB8MuQ6DU - www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzufDdQ6uKg -

Paying The Price: Killing The Children of Iraq by John Pilger – 2000 -
www.bullfrogfilms.com/catalog/pay.html - In this hard-hitting special
report, award-winning journalist and filmmaker John Pilger investigates the
effects of sanctions on the people of Iraq and finds that ten years of
extraordinary isolation, imposed by the UN and enforced by the US and
Britain, have killed more people than the two atomic bombs dropped on Japan.
The UN Security Council imposed the sanctions and demanded the destruction
of Saddam Hussein's chemical and biological weapons under the supervision of
a UN Special Commission (UNSCOM). Iraq is permitted to sell a limited amount
of oil in exchange for some food and medicine. -
www.youtube.com/watch?v=GHn3kKySuVo  -
www.topdocumentaryfilms.com/paying-the-price  -
www.youtube.com/watch?v=8OLPWlMmV7s


Hijacking Catastrophe: 911, Fear & The Selling of the American Empire -
Narrated by Julian Bond - The Media Education Foundation – 2004 -
www.mediaed.org
The 9/11 terror attacks continue to send shock waves through the American
political system. Continuing fears about American vulnerability alternate
with images of American military prowess and patriotic bravado in a
transformed media landscape charged with emotion and starved for
information. The result is that we have had little detailed debate about the
radical turn US policy has taken since 9/11. Hijacking Catastrophe places
the Bush Administration's original justifications for war in Iraq within the
larger context of a two-decade struggle by neo-conservatives to dramatically
increase military spending while projecting American power and influence
globally by means of force.
www.hijackingcatastrophe.org
www.topdocumentaryfilms.com/hijacking-catastrophe - www.vimeo.com/14429811
Cover-Up: Behind The Iran-Contra Affair - Narrated by Elizabeth Montgomery –
Directed by Barbara Trent - Produced by The Empowerment Project - 1988
COVER-UP is the only film which presents a comprehensive overview of the
most important stories suppressed during the Iran Contra hearings. It is the
only film that puts the entire Iran Contra affair into a meaningful
political and historical context. The shadow government of assassins, arms
dealers, drug smugglers, former CIA operatives and top US military personnel
who were running foreign policy unaccountable to the public, revealing the
Reagan/Bush administration's plan to use FEMA to institute martial law and
ultimately suspend the Constitution. Strikingly relevant to current events.
- www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXZRRRU2VRI - www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOlMo9dAATw
www.empowermentproject.org/films.html


Occupation 101: Voices of the Silenced Majority – Directed By Sufyan &
Abdallah Omeish -2006 - Best Film I’ve Seen about the Israeli-Palestinian
Conflict –
A thought-provoking and powerful documentary film on the current and
historical root causes of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Unlike any other
film ever produced on the conflict -- 'Occupation 101' presents a
comprehensive analysis of the facts and hidden truths surrounding the never
ending controversy and dispels many of its long-perceived myths and
misconceptions. The film also details life under Israeli military rule, the
role of the United States in the conflict, and the major obstacles that
stand in the way of a lasting and viable peace. The roots of the conflict
are explained through first-hand on-the-ground experiences from leading
Middle East scholars, peace activists, journalists, religious leaders and
humanitarian workers whose voices have too often been suppressed in American
media outlets. - www.occupation101.com - www.youtube.com/watch?v=YuI5GP2LJAs
- www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ycqATLDRow - www.youtube.com/watch?v=dwpvI8rX72o


Peace, Propaganda & the Promised Land: US Media & the Israeli-Palestinian
Conflict - The Media Education Foundation - www.mediaed.org 
Peace, Propaganda & The Promised Land provides a striking comparison of U.S.
and international media coverage of the crisis in the Middle East, zeroing
in on how structural distortions in U.S. coverage have reinforced false
perceptions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This pivotal documentary
exposes how the foreign policy interests of American political elites--oil,
and a need to have a secure military base in the region, among others--work
in combination with Israeli public relations strategies to exercise a
powerful influence over how news from the region is reported. -
www.mediaed.org/cgi-bin/commerce.cgi?preadd=action&key=117 -
www.vimeo.com/14309419   -  www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAN5GjJKAac   


“What I’ve Learned About US Foreign Policy: The War Against The Third World"
– by Frank Dorrel – 2000 -
www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8POmJ46jqk - www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSmBhj8tmoU 
This is a 2-hour video compilation featuring the following 10 segments:
1. Martin Luther King Jr., Civil rights leader speaking out against the
U.S. war in Vietnam.
2. John Stockwell, CIA Station Chief in Angola -1975, under CIA Director,
George Bush Sr.
3. Coverup: Behind the Iran-Contra Affair U.S. support of the Contras in
Nicaragua.
4. School of Assassins, Our own terrorist training school at Fort Benning,
Georgia. 
5. Genocide by Sanctions, 5,000 Iraqi children die every month due to the
U.S. sanctions.
6. Philip Agee, Former CIA official who spent 13 years in the agency, wrote
CIA Diary
7. Amy Goodman, Host of Democracy Now, Pacifica Radio NY, on the CIA and
East Timor. 
8. The Panama Deception  Academy award for best documentary on U.S.
invasion of Panama
9. Ramsey Clark, Former Attorney General, talking on U.S. militarism and
foreign policy.
10. S. Brian Willson, Vietnam Veteran -Wages Unconditional Peace against
U.S. imperialism
www.addictedtowar.com/dorrel.html



"UNMANNED: AMERICA'S DRONE WARS" – Directed by Robert Greenwald of Brave New
Films -  www.bravenewfilms.org  – 2013 -
The eighth full-length feature documentary from Brave New Foundation and
director Robert Greenwald, investigates the impact of U.S. drone strikes at
home and abroad through more than 70 separate interviews, including a former
American drone operator who shares what he has witnessed in his own words,
Pakistani families mourning loved ones and seeking legal redress,
investigative journalists pursuing the truth, and top military officials
warning against blowback from the loss of innocent life. -
www.knowdrones.com/2013/10/two-essential-films.html

Collateral Murder In Iraq - Bradley Manning Sent this Video to Wikileaks -
www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rXPrfnU3G0 - www.collateralmurder.com -
www.bradleymanning.org   
Wikileaks obtained this video from Bradley Manning and decrypted this
previously unreleased video footage from a US Apache helicopter in 2007. It
shows Reuters journalist Namir Noor-Eldeen, driver Saeed Chmagh, and several
others as the Apache shoots and kills them in a public square in Eastern
Baghdad. They are apparently assumed to be insurgents. After the initial
shooting, an unarmed group of adults and children in a minivan arrives on
the scene and attempts to transport the wounded. They are fired upon as
well. The official statement on this incident initially listed all adults as
insurgents and claimed the US military did not know how the deaths occurred.
Wikileaks released this video with transcripts and a package of supporting
documents on April 5th 2010. 


Breaking The Silence: Truth and Lies in The War On Terror - A Special Report
by John Pilger – 2003 - www.bullfrogfilms.com/catalog/break.html 
The documentary investigates George W Bush's "war on terror". In "liberated"
Afghanistan, America has its military base & pipeline access, while the
people have the warlords who are, says one women, "in many ways worse than
the Taliban". In Washington, a series of remarkable interviews includes
senior Bush officials & former intelligence officers. A former senior CIA
official tells Pilger that the whole issue of weapons of mass destruction
was "95 per cent charade".  www.youtube.com/watch?v=phehfVeJ-wk  -
www.topdocumentaryfilms.com/breaking-the-silence  - www.johnpilger.com 
                         
The War On Democracy - by John Pilger - 2007 -
www.bullfrogfilms.com/catalog/wdem.html  - www.johnpilger.com
This film shows how US intervention, overt and covert, has toppled a series
of legitimate governments in the Latin American region since the 1950s. The
democratically elected Chilean government of Salvador Allende, for example,
was ousted by a US backed coup in 1973 and replaced by the military
dictatorship of General Pinochet. Guatemala, Panama, Nicaragua, Honduras and
El Salvador have all been invaded by the United States. Pilger interviews
several ex-CIA agents who took part in secret campaigns against democratic
countries in the region. He investigates the School of the Americas in the
US state of Georgia, where Pinochet’s torture squads were trained along with
tyrants and death squad leaders in Haiti, El Salvador, Brazil and Argentina.
The film unearths the real story behind the attempted overthrow of
Venezuela's President Hugo Chávez in 2002 and how the people of the barrios
of Caracas rose up to force his return to power.
www.topdocumentaryfilms.com/the-war-on-democracy -
www.youtube.com/watch?v=oeHzc1h8k7o  -
www.johnpilger.com/videos/the-war-on-democracy 

The Oil Factor: Behind The War On Terror - By Gerard Ungerman & Audrey Brohy
of Free-Will Productions – Narrated by Ed Asner - www.freewillprod.com  
Today, 6.5 billion humans depend entirely on oil for food, energy, plastics
& chemicals. Population growth is on a collision course with the inevitable
decline in oil production. George Bush's "war on terror" happens where 3/4
of the world's remaining oil and natural gas is located. -
www.youtube.com/watch?v=QGakDrosLuA  

Plan Colombia: Cashing-In On The Drug War Failure - By Gerard Ungerman &
Audrey Brohy of Free-Will Productions – Narrated by Ed Asner -
www.freewillprod.com    20 years of US war-on-drugs in Colombia paid for by
U.S. tax-payers. Still, more and more drugs and narco-dollars are entering
the US every year. Is it a failure or a smokescreen by Washington to secure
Colombia's oil & natural resources instead? Now that the U.S. State
Department officially shifted its priority in Colombia from
counter-narcotics to counter-insurgency conveniently dubbed anti-terrorism,
what is left today of the alleged anti-drug purpose of the U.S. "Plan
Colombia"? While cocaine trafficking and money-laundering are skyrocketing
to unseen proportions, is the current U.S. oil administration even concerned
with fighting drugs in Colombia, another top oil supplier to the U.S., when
its U.S.-friendly regime is being threatened by powerful leftist guerrilla
groups? - www.youtube.com/watch?v=8EE8scPbxAI  -
www.topdocumentaryfilms.com/plan-colombia

NO MORE VICTIMS – Videos of 4 War-Injured Iraqi Children NMV Brought to the
US for Medical Treatments: www.nomorevictims.org
What American Missiles Did to 9-Year Old Salee Allawi in Iraq -
www.nomorevictims.org/?page_id=95  
In this video, Salee Allawi & her father tell the harrowing story of the
American air strike that blew off her legs while she was playing outside her
home in Iraq. Her brother & best friend were killed.

Nora, A 5-Year Old Iraqi Girl: Who Was Shot in the Head by a US Sniper  -
www.nomorevictims.org/children-2/noora -
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ft49-zlQ1V4
As her father writes, “On October 23, 2006 at 4:00 in the afternoon,
American snipers positioned on a rooftop in my neighborhood started firing
toward my car. My daughter Nora, a five-year-old child, was hit in the head.
Since 2003 No More Victims has secured treatment for children injured by US
forces.

Abdul Hakeem’s Story – Narrated by Peter Coyote –
www.nomorevictims.org/?page_id=107  - On April 9, 2004 at 11:00 PM, during
the First Siege of Fallujah, Abdul Hakeem & his family were asleep at home
when mortar rounds fired by US forces rained down on their home, destroying
one side of his face. His mother suffered abdominal & chest injuries & has
undergone 5 major operations. His older brother & sister were injured and
his unborn sister killed. US forces did not permit ambulances to transport
civilian casualties to the hospital. In fact, they fired on ambulances, one
of many violations of international law committed by US forces in the April
assault. A neighbor volunteered to take the family to the hospital, where
doctors assessed Hakeem’s chances of survival at five percent. They laid his
limp body aside & treated other civilian casualties whose chances of
survival appeared higher.
Alaa’ Khalid Hamdan - Narrated by Peter Coyote - On May 5th, 2005, 2-year
old Alaa’ Khalid Hamdan was severely injured when a U.S. tank round slammed
into her family’s home in Al Qaim, Iraq. It was around three in the
afternoon, and the children were having a tea party. Two of Alaa’s brothers
and three of her cousins were killed, all children under ten years of age.
Fourteen women and children were killed or injured in the attack, which
occurred while the men were at work. Alaa’ was peppered with shrapnel in her
legs, abdomen and chest, and urgently needed an operation to save her
eyesight. Micro-shrapnel from the US tank round was embedded in both eyes,
her retinas detached. If the fragments were not removed soon, she faced a
lifetime of blindness. We received her medical reports in June of 2005. No
medical services were provided by the US military for Alaa’ or her injured
mother. Alaa’s impending blindness was of no consequence to occupation
authorities. - www.nomorevictims.org/children-2/alaa-khalid-2

Agustin Aguayo: A Man of Conscience - A Short Film by Peter Dudar & Sally
Marr - www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAFH6QGPxQk  
Iraq War Veteran Agustin Aguayo served his country for four years in the
Army but was repeatedly denied Conscientious Objector status. His Press
Conference never made the NEWS!

Jesus...A Soldier Without A Country - A Short Film by Peter Dudar & Sally
Marr - www.youtube.com/watch?v=UYeNyJFJOf4  
Fernando Suarez, whose only son Jesus was the first Marine from Mexico to be
killed in the Iraq War, marches for Peace from Tijuana to San Francisco.


Vietnam: American Holocaust - Narrated by Martin Sheen – Written, Produced &
Directed by Clay Claiborne –
www.topdocumentaryfilms.com/vietnam-american-holocaust 
This film exposes one of the worst cases of sustained mass slaughter in
history, carefully planned & executed by presidents of both parties. Our
dedicated generals & foot soldiers, knowingly or unknowingly, killed nearly
5 million  people, on an almost unimaginable scale, mostly using incendiary
bombs. Vietnam has never left our national consciousness & now, in this
time, it has more relevance than ever.  www.vietnam.linuxbeach.net


KILL THEM ALL
This BBC Documentary reveals atrocities committed by the U.S. in Korea
during the war. - www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pws_qyQnCcU

Arsenal of Hypocrisy: The Space Program & The Military Industrial Complex -
With Bruce Gagnon & Noam Chomsky - www.space4peace.org 
Today the Military Industrial Complex is marching towards world dominance
through Space technology on behalf of global corporate interest. To
understand how and why the space program will be used to fight all future
wars on earth from space, it's important to understand how the public has
been misled about the origins and true purpose of the Space Program. Arsenal
of Hypocrisy features Bruce Gagnon: Coordinator: Global Network Against
Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space, Noam Chomsky and Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar
Mitchell talking about the dangers of moving the arms race into space. The
one-hour production features archival footage, Pentagon documents, and
clearly outlines the U.S. plan to "control and dominate" space and the Earth
below. - www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cf7apNEASPk 


Beyond Treason – Written & Narrated by Joyce Riley - Directed by William
Lewis - 2005 - www.beyondtreason.com 
Is the United States knowingly using a dangerous battlefield weapon banned
by the United Nations because of its long-term effects on the local
inhabitants and the environment? Explore the illegal worldwide sale and use
of one of the deadliest weapons ever invented. Beyond the disclosure of
black-ops projects spanning the past 6 decades, Beyond Treason also
addresses the complex subject of Gulf War Illness. It includes interviews
with experts, both civilian and military, who say that the government is
hiding the truth from the public and they can prove it. UNMASKING SECRET
MILITARY PROJECTS: Chemical & Biological Exposures, Radioactive Poisoning,
Mind Control Projects, Experimental Vaccines, Gulf War Illness & Depleted
Uranium (DU). www.youtube.com/watch?v=RRG8nUDbVXU  -
www.youtube.com/watch?v=ViUtjA1ImQc


The Friendship Village - Directed & Produced by Michelle Mason - 2002-
www.cultureunplugged.com/play/8438/The-Friendship-Village -
www.cypress-park.m-bient.com/projects/distribution.htm
A timely, inspiring film about our ability to transcend war, 'The Friendship
Village' tells the story of George Mizo, a war hero-turned-peace activist
after losing his entire platoon in an opening salvo of the 1968 Tet
Offensive of the Vietnam War. George's journey to heal the wounds of war
leads him back to Vietnam where he befriends the Vietnamese General
responsible for killing his entire platoon. Through their friendship, the
seeds of the Vietnam Friendship Village Project are sewn: a reconciliation
project near Hanoi that treats children with Agent Orange-related illnesses.
One man could build a village; one village could change the world.


Palestine Is Still The Issue By John Pilger – 2002 -
www.youtube.com/watch?v=vrhJL0DRSRQ   -
www.topdocumentaryfilms.com/palestine-is-still-the-issue
John Pilger first made: 'Palestine Is Still The Issue' in 1977. It told how
almost a million Palestinians had been forced off their land in 1948 and
again in 1967. Twenty five years later, John Pilger returns to the West Bank
of Jordan and Gaza, and to Israel, to ask why the Palestinians, whose right
of return was affirmed by the United Nations more than half a century ago,
are still caught in a terrible limbo - refugees in their own land,
controlled by Israel in the longest military occupation in modern times.
www.johnpilger.com - www.bullfrogfilms.com/catalog/pisihv.html 

Life In Occupied Palestine: Eyewitness Stories & Photos – By Anna Baltzer -
www.youtube.com/watch?v=3emLCYB9j8cwww.vimeo.com/6977999 
Life in Occupied Palestine provides an excellent introduction — in a
down-to-earth, non-alienating way — to the occupation in Palestine and the
nonviolent movement for freedom and equality in the Holy Land. The video of
Baltzer’s award-winning presentation—including eyewitness photographs,
original maps, facts, music, and action ideas. -
www.annainthemiddleeast.com

Rachel Corrie: An American Conscience – 2005 -
www.youtube.com/watch?v=IatIDytPeQ0  -  www.rachelcorrie.org
The late Rachel Corrie (1979 – 2003) was articulate, straight forward and
resolute. Her castigation of Israel’s military occupation of the Palestinian
people and the Israeli Government’s disregard for the safety of Israelis and
Palestinians rang with clarity. Through peace activism she ascertained the
facts on the ground. She called it as she saw it. The documentary, “Rachel
Corrie: An American Conscience,” chronicles her humanitarian work with the
International Solidarity Movement in Rafah, Gaza Strip, just prior to her
murder in March 2003. While Corrie stood in front of a Palestinian home to
prevent its demolition, an Israeli soldier in a Caterpillar D-9 bulldozer
crushed her to death.


The Most Dangerous Man In America: Daniel Ellsberg & The Pentagon Papers:
Directed by Judith Ehrlich
<http://www.amazon.com/s?ie=UTF8&field-keywords=Judith%20Ehrlich&ref=dp_dvd_
bl_dir&search-alias=dvd>  & Rick Goldsmith
<http://www.amazon.com/s?ie=UTF8&field-keywords=Rick%20Goldsmith&ref=dp_dvd_
bl_dir&search-alias=dvd>  – www.veoh.com/watch/v20946070MKKS8mr2
Henry Kissinger called Daniel Ellsberg the most dangerous man in America.
This is the Oscar-nominated story of what happens when a Pentagon insider
armed with his conscience, steadfast determination and a file cabinet full
of classified documents decides to challenge the US Presidency to help end
the Vietnam War. His actions shook America to its foundations when he
smuggled a top-secret Pentagon study to the New York Times. Facing 115 years
in prison on espionage and conspiracy charges, he fought back, with events
then leading to the Watergate scandal and the downfall of President Richard
Nixon. The story bears startling similarities to the current scandal around
Wikileaks. - www.amazon.com/The-Most-Dangerous-Man-America/dp/B00329PYGQ


Fahrenheit 9-11 (2004 – 122 Minutes)  - www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwLT_8S_Tuo
- www.michaelmoore.com
Michael Moore's view on what happened to the US after September 11 & how the
Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its
agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan & Iraq.


ROMERO – Starring Raul Julie as Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador –
Directed by John Duigan <http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0241090/?ref_=tt_ov_dr>
www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hAdhmosepI
Romero is a compelling and deeply moving look at the life of Archbishop
Oscar Romero of El Salvador, who made the ultimate sacrifice in a passionate
stand against social injustice and oppression in his country. This film
chronicles the transformation of Romero from an apolitical, complacent
priest to a committed leader of the Salvadoran people. This man of God
forced by the unspeakable events going on around him to take a stand-a stand
that ultimately leads to his assassination in 1980 at the hands of the
military junta. Archbishop Romero was murdered on March 24, 1980. He had
spoken the disturbing truth. Many chose not to listen. As a result, between
1980 and 1989, more than 60,000 Salvadorans were killed. But the struggle
for peace and freedom, justice and dignity goes on. -
www.catholicvideo.com/detail.taf?_function=detail&a_product_id=34582&kywdlin
kid=34&gclid=CJz8pMzor7wCFat7QgodUnMATA

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised:  (2003 - 74 Minutes)  -
www.topdocumentaryfilms.com/the-revolution-will-not-be-televised -
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Id--ZFtjR5c
Also known as Chávez: Inside the Coup, is a 2003 documentary focusing on
events in Venezuela <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venezuela>  leading up to
and during the April 2002 coup d'état attempt
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2002_Venezuelan_coup_d%27%C3%A9tat_attempt> ,
which saw President Hugo Chávez
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hugo_Ch%C3%A1vez>  removed from office for two
days. With particular emphasis on the role played by Venezuela's private
media, the film examines several key incidents: the protest march and
subsequent violence that provided the impetus for Chávez's ousting; the
opposition's formation of an interim government headed by business leader
Pedro Carmona <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pedro_Carmona> ; and the Carmona
administration's collapse, which paved the way for Chávez's return.


THE CORPORATION  -  Directed by Mark Achbar
<http://www.google.com/search?rlz=1T4GPEA_enUS296US296&q=mark+achbar&stick=H
4sIAAAAAAAAAGOovnz8BQMDAy8HsxKnfq6-gXGKkXnFmvMWATPNpv8ueB20zsC85qE-C8sNABItY
wsqAAAA&sa=X&ei=YA6kUfvxE-GWiAKI6YHwAw&ved=0CKcBEJsTKAIwDQ>  & Jennifer
Abbott
<http://www.google.com/search?rlz=1T4GPEA_enUS296US296&q=jennifer+abbott&sti
ck=H4sIAAAAAAAAAGOovnz8BQMDAy8HsxKnfq6-gXm2aVnOkg0SS1Ksn2btcMtu5Xy46mmyXPMnA
GdQr_cqAAAA&sa=X&ei=YA6kUfvxE-GWiAKI6YHwAw&ved=0CKgBEJsTKAMwDQ>  - 2003 -
www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6zQO7JytzQ - www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHrhqtY2khc -
www.thecorporation.com 
Provoking, witty, stylish and sweepingly informative, THE CORPORATION
explores the nature and spectacular rise of the dominant institution of our
time. Part film and part movement, The Corporation is transforming audiences
and dazzling critics with its insightful and compelling analysis. Taking its
status as a legal "person" to the logical conclusion, the film puts the
corporation on the psychiatrist's couch to ask "What kind of person is it?"
The Corporation includes interviews with 40 corporate insiders and critics
<http://www.thecorporation.com/index.cfm?page_id=3>  - including Noam
Chomsky, Naomi Klein, Milton Friedman, Howard Zinn, Vandana Shiva and
Michael Moore - plus true confessions, case studies and strategies for
change.

The New Rulers of The World – Directed by John Pilger -
www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfrL2DUtmXY - www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxgZZ8Br6cE -
www.bullfrogfilms.com/catalog/new.html
Who really rules the world now? Is it governments or a handful of huge
companies? The Ford Motor Company alone is bigger than the economy of South
Africa. Enormously rich men, like Bill Gates, have a wealth greater than all
of Africa. Pilger goes behind the hype of the new global economy and reveals
that the divisions between the rich and poor have never been greater — two
thirds of the world’s children live in poverty — and the gulf is widening
like never before. The film looks at the new rulers of the world — the great
multinationals and the governments and institutions that back them — the IMF
and the World Bank. Under IMF rules, millions of people throughout the world
lose their jobs & livelihood. The reality behind much of modern shopping &
the famous brands is a sweatshop economy, which is being duplicated in
country after country:
www.topdocumentaryfilms.com/the-new-rulers-of-the-world 

South Of The Border – Directed by Oliver Stone -
www.youtube.com/watch?v=6vBlV5TUI64 - www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvjIwVjJsXc -
www.southoftheborderdoc.com 
There’s a revolution underway in South America, but most of the world doesn’
t know it. Oliver Stone sets out on a road trip across five countries to
explore the social and political movements as well as the mainstream media’s
misperception of South America while interviewing seven of its elected
presidents. In casual conversations with Presidents Hugo Chávez (Venezuela),
Evo Morales (Bolivia), Lula da Silva (Brazil), Cristina Kirchner
(Argentina), as well as her husband and ex-President Nėstor Kirchner,
Fernando Lugo (Paraguay), Rafael Correa (Ecuador), and Raúl Castro (Cuba),
Stone gains unprecedented access and sheds new light upon the exciting
transformations in the region.

Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election by Joan Sekler & Richard Perez
– 2002 - www.unprecedented.org <http://www.unprecedented.org/>  -
www.youtube.com/watch?v=LOaoYnofgjQ
Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election is the riveting story about
the battle for the Presidency in Florida and the undermining of democracy in
America. From the moment the polls opened, it was painfully clear that
something was wrong. While the media seized on the controversy surrounding
the poorly designed "Butterfly Ballot", much larger civil rights abuses were
overlooked. Focusing on events leading up to election day and the attempt to
count legally cast votes in the days that followed, Unprecedented examines a
suspicious pattern of irregularities, injustices and voter purges—all in a
state governed by the winning candidate's brother. One of the first
indications that something was wrong came early on election day. Thousands
of African-Americans who had voted in previous elections discovered that
their names were missing from the voter rolls. Investigators later uncovered
irrefutable evidence that exposed an elaborate strategy where thousands of
Democratic voters were purged from the rolls. These voters were
disproportionately African-American.

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