A Fair(y) Use Tale
The power of simple graphics on the Web is hard to beat.
Annie Leonard's The Story of Stuff lays out what's at stake for consumers if they choose wisely, poorly or let others choose for them.
Produced by Free Range Studios , the Story of Stuff is a genre of documentary expression for environmentalists and industrial scientists to mainstream their knowledge as digital content for mass adoption and conversations. Read more about The Story of Stuff: The Power of Simple Web Graphics
Henry Jenkins at M.I.T. put up an excellent post about Moral Kombat, one of the first films we reviewed as part of our then-new (now not-so-new but significantly bigger) Documentary Film Program. Read the post. See the film, which is going into previews now. Read more about Henry Jenkins on Moral Kombat
Shocking and informative, SPLIT: A DIVIDED AMERICA takes a behind the scenes look at the partisanship dominating our politics. Balancing candid discussions with citizens coast to coast and commentary from some of the sharpest minds analyzing government and society today, it’s a cross country investigation of democracy in America.
Susan Retik and Patti Quigley are two ordinary soccer moms living in the affluent suburbs of Boston until tragedy strikes. Rather than turning inwards, grief compels these women to focus on the country where the terrorists who took their husbands’ lives were trained: Afghanistan. Read more about Beyond Belief