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Since 1959 Fidel Castro has been both pariah and paragon, an icon for young 'revolutionaries' and fashion victims, a committed leader of his people, a symbol of evil and distrust to the American government and his legacy has been made as much by myth as by fact. In this documentary politico/filmmaker Oliver Stone chose 95 minutes from 30 hours of footage that he filmed while spending time with Castro. The film opens with a placard stating that any time during the shooting Castro was able to say find out more...

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I Am Cuba is an epic poem to Communist kitsch - a dramatic journey though the decadence of Batista Havana set against the grinding poverty and oppression of the Cuban people. find out more...

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Jack Johnson's first break into the public music arena was when his composition 'Rodeo Clowns' was chosen to be G-ILove and Special Sauce's first single off their 1999 album 'Philadelphonic'. He had long been a huge figure in the surfing world, having been born and raised in Hawaii. He fast became a renowned surfer and scored a pro contract with Quiksilver before he had left high school. His implicit creativity led him to study and graduate with a degree in film at Santa Barbara. This then led t find out more...

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'Llaguno Bridge - Keys to a Massacre' is a revealing documentary by the Cuban filmmaker Angel Palacios following the events leading up to the 'Massacre at the Llaguno Bridge', prelude to the coup d'etat of April 2002. Palacios explores how the Venezuelan media twisted facts and news reality to blame the massacre on President Chavez and the Bolivarians. The film runs for one hour and 45 minutes and uses never before seen techniques to place the events of April 11th 2002 in their true chronologica find out more...

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A documentary by Venezuelan film maker Marcelo Andrade which examines the Venezuelan Revolution as connected to the worldwide movement against capitalist globalisation. This documentary contextualises the recent historical roots of the Bolivarian Revolution, its grassroots and networking power, how it transcends the national frontiers of Venezuela and contributes possible alternatives to neoliberal capitalism. Covering the period from the 1989 "Caracazo" to the April 2002 coup against Chavez and find out more...

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The extraordinary life of Jean Dominique, an educated Haitian who ran Radio Haiti, which, by broadcasting the truth, provided the focus of opposition to various venomous and corrupt regimes, Papa Doc, Baby Doc, the US run military et al, across a period of over 30 years. Jean is a charismatic protagonist, his personal history colourful not only for his long, evidently satisfying career, his family and his similarly courageous and committed wife Michèle Montas, but for how it intersects with and find out more...

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Winner of the 2003 Grierson Awards for Best International Documentary and Best Newcomer. "When a coup was launched in April 2002 against Hugo Chavez, the elected President of Venezuela, some young Irish filmmakers were lucky enough to be on hand to witness the events. They were actually inside the Presidential Palace - a filmmakers' dream - when the soldiers came to take Chavez away. But they were also there 48 hours later when the same soldiers switched sides reinstalling the president. The res find out more...

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'The Square' is an intimate observational documentary that tells the real story of the ongoing struggle of the Egyptian Revolution through the eyes of six very different protesters. Starting in the tents of Tahrir in the days leading up to the fall of Mubarak, we follow our characters on a life-changing journey through the euphoria of victory into the uncertainties and dangers of the current 'transitional period' under military rule, where everything they fought for is now under threat or in find out more...


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Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney details the creation of Julian Assange’s controversial website, which facilitated the largest security breach in U.S. history. Hailed by some as a free-speech hero and others as a traitor and terrorist, the enigmatic Assange’s rise and fall are paralleled with that of PFC Bradley Manning, the brilliant, troubled young soldier who downloaded hundreds of thousands of documents from classified U.S. military and diplomatic servers, revealing find out more...