Tag: politics

The New Corporation: The Unfortunately Necessary Sequel (2020) 7.4

The New Corporation: The Unfortunately Necessary Sequel (2020)

Exposes how companies are desperately rebranding as socially responsible - and how that threatens democratic freedoms....

3801 Lancaster: American Tragedy (2015) 6.3

3801 Lancaster: American Tragedy (2015)

3801 Lancaster: American Tragedy tells the riveting story of a doctor who made millions preying on the poor and vulnerable of Philadelphia. Told through the eyes of police officers, detectives, reporters, jurors, and vic...

How to Go Viral (2019) -

How to Go Viral (2019)

Art historian Professor Richard Clay immerses us in the febrile world of viral media, exploring the popularity and meaning of internet memes, from LOL cats to emoji, pratfall videos to 'dank' alt-Right satire. Playfully ...

No Safe Spaces (2019) 7.7

No Safe Spaces (2019)

No Safe Spaces contends that identity politics and the suppression of free speech are spreading into every part of society and threatening to divide America....

The Second Time Around (1961) 6.6

The Second Time Around (1961)

In 1911, a widow with two children leaves New York City for territorial Arizona and becomes a ranch hand and later gets herself elected sheriff. A gambler and a rancher become rivals for her affections.::Anonymous...

Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005) (TV) 7.1

Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005) (TV)

This film tells the tale of the Harper Affair, in which young Jimmy Harper finds his life of promise turn into a life of debauchery and murder thanks to the new drug menace marijuana. Along the way he receives help from ...

Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets (1971) 7.9

Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets (1971)

An angst-ridden teen dealing with his dysfunctional family hits the streets. The story is inter-cut with various psychedelic, energetic vignettes.::Samovarkov...

Dear Comrades (2020) 7

Dear Comrades (2020)

Novocherkassk, USSR, 1962. Lyudmila is a Party executive and devout communist who had fought in WWII for Stalin's ideology. Certain that her work will create a communist society, the woman detests any anti-Soviet sentime...

All the King’s Men (1949) 7.5

All the King’s Men (1949)

Jack Burden is a newspaper reporter who first hears of Willie Stark when his editor sends him to Kanoma County to cover the man. What's special about this nobody running for county treasurer? He's supposedly an honest ma...

An Inconvenient Truth (2006) 7.4

An Inconvenient Truth (2006)

A documentary on the threat that climate change poses to the Earth - it's causes, effects and history and potential solutions to it. Presented by Al Gore through a lecture that he has given to audiences across the globe,...

White Noise (2020) 5

White Noise (2020)

The Atlantic's first feature documentary is the definitive inside story of the movement that has come to be known as the alt-right. With unprecedented access, White Noise tracks the rise of far-right nationalism by focus...

Ecstasy of the Angels (1972) 6.6

Ecstasy of the Angels (1972)

The movie focuses on the actions of a revolutionary movement.::XO...

The Monopoly on Violence (2020) 8
My Beautiful Laundrette (1985) 6.8

My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)

Much of the Pakistani Hussein family has settled in London, striving for the riches promised by Thatcherism. Nasser and his right hand man, Salim, have a number of small businesses and they do whatever they need to make ...

Singing the Blues in Red (1986) 6.3

Singing the Blues in Red (1986)

Persona Non Grata in his homeland, protest singer Klaus Drittemann must leave East Berlin, his wife and child and emigrate to West Berlin, where the representatives of an American record company are eagerly waiting for h...

Land and Freedom (1995) 7.6

Land and Freedom (1995)

Summer 1936, a young unemployed communist, David, leaves his hometown Liverpool to join the fight against fascism in Spain. He joins an international group of Militia-men and women, the POUM (Partido Obrero de Unificació...

Patlabor 2: The Movie (1993) 7.6

Patlabor 2: The Movie (1993)

A Japanese police unit who use giant anthropomorphic robots (called Labors) is caught up in a political struggle between the civilian authorities and the military when a terrorist act is blamed on an Air Force jet. With ...

Ali (2001) 6.8

Ali (2001)

In 1964, a brash new pro boxer, fresh from his Olympic gold medal victory, explodes on to the scene, Cassius Clay. Bold and outspoken, he cuts an entirely new image for African Americans in sport with his proud public se...

The War at Home (1979) 7.6

The War at Home (1979)

Interviews with people involved with and leading the Madison, Wisconsin area resistance to the Vietnam war.::...

The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology (2012) 7.7

The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology (2012)

The sequel to The Pervert's Guide to Cinema sees the reunion of brilliant philosopher Slavoj Zizek with filmmaker Sophie Fiennes, now using their inventive interpretation of moving pictures to examine ideology - the coll...

The Boss (1956) 6.4

The Boss (1956)

Political corruption is vividly depicted as a ruthless WWI veteran takes almost complete control of a state with the help of a crooked lawyer. The film is enhanced by John Payne's persuasive performance as "The Boss."::A...

42 Up (1998) (TV) 8.2

42 Up (1998) (TV)

In 1964, a film crew interviewed seven-year-old English kids: five or six from privilege, a Yorkshire farm lad, East-End girls, and boys from a children's home. Every seven years, Michael Apted re-interviews those willin...

49 Up (2005) (TV) 8.2

49 Up (2005) (TV)

In 1964, to explore the adage "Give me a child until he is seven and I will give you the man," World in Action filmed seven-year-olds. Every seven years, Michael Apted visits them. At 49, 12 agree to talk about family, w...

The Hottest August (2019) 6.2

The Hottest August (2019)

Ordinary people in New York are asked to talk about their lives and their hopes for the future in a time marked by political division and climate change....

Evita (1996) 6.3

Evita (1996)

High-flying, adored! The film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical depicting the infamous real-life story of Eva "Evita" Duarte de Peron, the wife of President Juan Peron, who rose from poverty to become the most famou...

Sweeney! (1977) 6.9

Sweeney! (1977)

Hard-bitten Flying Squad officer Jack Regan gets embroiled in a deadly political plot when an old friend asks him to investigate the death of his girlfriend. Framed on a drunk-drive charge and suspended from the force, w...

Overseas (2019) 7.2

Overseas (2019)

In The Philippines, women get deployed abroad to work as domestic workers or nannies. To do so, they frequently leave their own children behind, before embracing this big unknown. In a learning center dedicated to the do...

Wagenknecht (2020) 5.6

Wagenknecht (2020)

A documentary that captures the work of German politicians at parliamentary level; with Sahra Wagenknecht, the former leader of the left party, as an example....

Burnt by the Sun (1994) 7.9

Burnt by the Sun (1994)

Russia, 1936: revolutionary hero Colonel Kotov is spending an idyllic summer in his village with his young wife and six-year-old daughter Nadia and other assorted family and friends. Things change dramatically with the u...

The Kingmaker (2019) 7.6

The Kingmaker (2019)

An extraordinary look into the controversial political career of Imelda Marcos. As the former first lady of the Philippines, Imelda Marcos is best known for her opulent lifestyle, but it was her behind-the-scenes influen...

Stephen Colbert’s Live Election Night Democracy’s Series Finale: Who’s Going to Clean Up This Sh*t? (2016) 4.1

Stephen Colbert’s Live Election Night Democracy’s Series Finale: Who’s Going to Clean Up This Sh*t? (2016)

Stephen Colbert hosts a live special on the night of the U.S. presidential election between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump....

Six: The Mark Unleashed (2004) 4.2

Six: The Mark Unleashed (2004)

In the last days before Armaggeddon, three men must made one eternal choice: receive the mark of the devil or stand for Christ. This movie will make you think about your own life choices....

El maestro de esgrima (1992) 6.9

El maestro de esgrima (1992)

A fencing master in pre-revolution Spain is hired to teach fencing to a beautiful young woman. Although he has never taught a woman before, he is fascinated by her and agrees. She wishes to learn a particular thrust whic...

The Best of Youth (2003) 8.5

The Best of Youth (2003)

Nicola and Matteo Carati are two brothers of Rome, who live the years from 1966 to 2000 and all the events which have signed this period. They begin their adventure, helping Giorgia, a young girl confined in an asylum. T...

Warm Springs (2005) (TV) 7.5

Warm Springs (2005) (TV)

After polio threatens his political career in the early 1920s, Franklin D. Roosevelt (Sir Kenneth Branagh) desperately searches for a cure to his newly acquired disease, hoping to regain the use of his legs. He learns of...

The Revolution Has Begun (2013) 5.9

The Revolution Has Begun (2013)

Satyagraha is the story of a son who yearns for a father. Of a father, who grieves for his lost son. Of a young woman who fights so hard with life that she has forgotten to love. Of an ambitious rabble-rouser, for whom a...

The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970) 7.4

The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970)

Mussolini's Italy, late 1930s: the Finzi-Contini are one of the leading wealthy Jewish families. Their adult children gather friends for tennis and parties at their lovely grounds, with the rest of the world at bay, whil...

The Journey (1992) 7.1

The Journey (1992)

A young man living in a cold southern village in South America, decides to start a trip looking for his father. By doing this he discovers unexpected facts about his latin American essence....

The 12 Biggest Lies (2010) 4.5

The 12 Biggest Lies (2010)

The sad truth is lies shape our world more than anything else! Every person on the planet walks around with opinions based on what they think they know, and those opinions direct how all of us act and react. But very few...

“The Beat with Ari Melber” (2017) 8.3

“The Beat with Ari Melber” (2017)

Legal expert Ari Melber anchors this new weeknight series covering all of the latest stories across the political spectrum....