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At the end of 2002 Ethiopia faced yet another devastating famine, despite a booming worldwide coffee industry, worth in excess of $80 billion, Ethiopian coffee farmers were facing bankruptcy, extreme poverty and starvation. The Francis brothers spent two and half years following Fair Trade coffee representative, Meskela on his worldwide travels to secure buyers for his co-operative's coffee at a fair price. Black Gold is an affecting, galvanizing and deeply informative documentary without becomi find out more...

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One of the largest and most controversial legal cases on the planet. An inside look at the infamous $27 billion "Amazon Chernobyl" case, CRUDE is a real-life high stakes legal drama set against a backdrop of the environmental movement, global politics, celebrity activism, human rights advocacy, the media, multinational corporate power, and rapidly-disappearing indigenous cultures. Presenting a complex situation from multiple viewpoints, the film examines a complicate find out more...


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Dave Gorman sets off on a journey to see if it's still possible to live in America without giving any money to 'The Man'. He's travelling coast to coast and he's not staying in any chain hotels, eating in any chain restaurants or filling up at any chain gas stations. No, on this journey only independent, Mom and Pop businesses will do. A fascinating, often funny and ultimately poignant road trip through the decay of American individuality and independence. find out more...

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Yep you've got it, it's a casino, shares are a bit of paper whose value is whatever some other person'll give for it. Enron's 'chain letter' scheme blew bigger than any other bubble in corporate history, it involved salesmanship and false accounting, in co-operation with Arthur Andersen (who were the US's most prestigous accountants) creating huge and costly power blackouts in California, politically destroying the incumbent governor and Democrat presidential hopeful Gray Davis, in order to forc find out more...
FOOD INC (2010)

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Mmmmm... bigger-breasted chickens, the perfect pork chop, tomatoes that fight the right to rot... yep, bring it on. Oh hang on... 'Food Inc' is a timely observation of the (American) mechanisation and corporate monopoly of grub in all its forms; a likely template for the rest of the world and a very worrying prospect.
Featuring interviews with Eric Schlosser (Fast Food Nation) and Michael Pollan (The Omnivore's Dilemma, In Defense of Food..), this is a very relevant documentary even if find out more...
GASLAND (2010)

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"The largest domestic natural gas drilling boom in history has swept across the United States. The Halliburton-developed drilling technology of "fracking" or hydraulic fracturing has unlocked a "Saudia Arabia of natural gas" just beneath us. When filmmaker Josh Fox is asked to lease his land for drilling, he embarks on a cross-country odyssey uncovering a trail of secrets, lies and contamination. A recently drilled nearby Pennsylvania town reports that residents are able to light their drinki find out more...


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As he did with the occupation of Iraq in 'No End in Sight' Charles Ferguson shines a light on the global financial crisis. Accompanied by narration from Matt Damon and beginning and ending in Iceland, a flourishing country that thought they’d give American-style banking a try, Ferguson looks at the spectacular rise and cataclysmic fall of deregulation in the United States. A superb, riveting, depressing and enraging peak under the covers of global finance that leaves you with the un-equivocal re 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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This film showcases Noam Chomsky, one of America's leading linguists and political dissidents. It 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' populace. Travelling with Chomsky through Canada, Japan, Europe and across the USA, the documentary bears witness to a tireless man informing, challenging, and being confronted by the public and the press. Fascinating, distu find out more...