Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky

Country: USA

Total Credits at Criticker: 48 (Actor)

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    Better Left Unsaid
    Better Left Unsaid (BLU) is a documentary that offers a nuanced take on political extremism. A message that is the furthest thing from flowery, and a necessary evaluation on the cross-roads the West is now facing. (imdb)
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    The Green Lie
    This documentary questions the sustainable marketing images big global players made up in the last years, to get back trust from the rising crowd of skeptical customers. What about fair palm oil? Is BP really Beyond Petrol? The camera follows the two protagonists around the globe, doing research and interviews with company speakers, philosophers and with those fighting for better and living friendly world.
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    Brexitannia
    A sociological portrait of the United Kingdom after the historic Brexit vote of 2016. A funny, sometimes terrifying and non-judgemental look at the new populist politics sweeping western democracies. (imdb)
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    Requiem for the American Dream
    REQUIEM FOR THE AMERICAN DREAM is a discourse with Noam Chomsky on the deliberate concentration of wealth and power in the hands of a select few. Through interviews filmed over four years, Chomsky unpacks the principles that have brought us to the crossroads of historically unprecedented inequality - tracing a half- century of policies designed to favor the most wealthy at the expense of the majority - while also looking back on his own life of activism and political participation. (imdb)
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    Capitalism
    Capitalism (2014) - TV Mini-Series
    Where does capitalism come from? Did it evolve through the normal course of our societies or was it born from theories elaborated by political changes and technologies? This 6 part series is an in-depth investigation shot in over 22 countries that challenges the fathers of capitalism and the established ideas and principles of the system. (Film Option)
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    The Weight of Chains 2
    The Washington Consensus economic effects on the newly established former Yugoslav republics, also with neoliberalism as an economic concept. Looking at the examples of Ecuador and Iceland, the film tries to uncover alternatives to the prevailing orthodoxies of Western economic dictates and help developing nations find their own way to shape their economies and their countries. (imdb)
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    Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?
    A series of interviews featuring linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky done in hand-drawn animation.
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    Citizen Marc
    A look at the life of Canada's own 'Prince of Pot', Marc Emery, who in 2009 was extradited to United States federal prison on charges of selling marijuana seeds.
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    Occupy: The Movie
    On September 17 2011, a worldwide social movement was born in New York City. This film documents who they are and what they protest. (occupythemovie.com)
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    Four Horsemen
    The modern day Four Horsemen continue to ride roughshod over the people who can least afford it. Crises are converging when governments, religion and mainstream economists have stalled. (imdb)
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    Split: A Deeper Divide
    The film moves beyond the headlines of conservatives vs. liberals to the deeper questions of why: Why have we become two Americas? What are the forces - social, cultural, economic, political - that divide our nation so deeply? (splitdoc.com)
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    WBCN and the American Revolution
    "The incredible story of how a radio station, politics, and rock and roll changed everything."
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    I Am
    Director Tom Shadyac speaks with intellectual and spiritual leaders about what's wrong with our world and how we can improve both it and the way we live in it.
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    Ethos
    Hosted by twice Oscar nominated actor Woody Harrelson, Ethos explores the mechanisms in our systems that work against democracy, the environment and our own personal liberty. (imdb)
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    Programming the Nation?
    Media, politics and pop-culture. PROGRAMMING THE NATION? takes an encompassing look at the history of subliminal messaging in America. According to many authorities, since the late 1950s subliminal content has been tested and delivered through all forms of mass-media including Hollywood filmmakers Alfred Hitchcock and William Friedkin. Even our modern military has been accused of these practices in the "war on terror" against soldiers and civilians both abroad and at home. (programmingthenation.com)
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    Anima Mundi
    About the planetary animal called Gaia and the human animal we deny. (imdb)
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    Truth in Numbers? Everything, According to Wikipedia
    Filmmakers Scott Glosserman and Nic Hill engagingly explore the history and cultural implications of one of the most traveled and referenced sites on the Internet, Wikipedia. (indb)
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    Psywar
    Psywar explores the evolution of propaganda and public relations in the United States, with an emphasis on the elitist theory of democracy; and the relationship between war, propaganda, and class. (imdb)
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    Human Resources Social Engineering in the 20th Century
    It's a documentary about Social Control, examining the history, the philosophy and ultimately the pathology of elite power...Scott Noble does an admirable job of fitting ten hours of material into two. He gives the space to all the people he interviews... there's a metric ton of ideas here and he lets almost all of them unfold and breathe at their own pace... (topdocumentaryfulms.com)
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    American Radical: The Trials of Norman Finkelstein
    About the life and work of controversial American Jewish academic Norman Finkelstein.
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    Pax Americana and the Weaponization of Space
    The film deals with the issue of space weapons and their politics, featuring interviews with several key United States military personal, academics and others.
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    Moderne slaveri
    There's 27 million slaves in the world today. We find them in the sex industry, as child soldiers, as unpaid housekeepers and in production and as shop workers. We have all a responsibility for this.
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    Split: A Divided America
    Part road movie, part political investigation, a coast to coast adventure to find the truth about the red/blue divide in America today. (imdb)
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    I Need That Record!
    Imperiled by the rise of downloadable music and the chaotic state of the record industry, the American independent record store is fast becoming a dying breed, as chronicled in Brendan Toller's shout-out to these beloved spaces. The documentary captures visits to indie record stores across the country, and includes interviews with Dischord Records founder Ian Mackaye, Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth, philosopher Noam Chomsky and many others. (Netflix)
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    Walking with Pasolini
    A documentary that tells a story of who Pasolini was, his beliefs, why he made Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom, and what happened in the UK when the film was released in 1977. (imdb)
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    L\
    Using the reflections and analysis of many renowned intellectuals, this documentary draws a portrait of neoliberal ideology and examines the various mechanisms used to impose its dictates throughout the world. (imdb)
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    The Three Passions of Bertrand Russell
    Using the letters, photos, film and books in the Bertrand Russell Archives at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Russell experts and others show how Russell's ideas continue to have an impact today. Each of the three programs in the series looks at this renowned philosopher and his ideas through one of the three passions that he said ruled his life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and the need to alleviate human misery. (telefilm.ca)
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    One Giant Leap 2: What About Me?
    One Giant Leap have created a unique music, TV and film project. What About Me? is the culmination of 4 years work visiting 50 global locations collecting wisdom and musical jewels. (imdb)
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    In Prison My Whole Life
    A look at the life of imprisoned political activist and former Black Panther member, Mumia Abu-Jamal, whose death sentence for killing a police officer was overturned in 2001 due to errors made during his original 1982 sentencing hearing. (inprisonmywholelife.com)
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    American Music: Off the Record
    American Music: OFF THE RECORD features theorists Noam Chomsky and Douglas Rushkoff in an interrogation of the American music industry. The film covers a great deal of ground from the authenticity of live music to the circumvention of the corporate machine by indie distribution, to the demise of the privately owned music store. (imdb)
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    Out of Place: Memories of Edward Said
    Through interviews with Arabs and Israelis, this documentary explores the legacy of Palestinian-American intellectual Edward Said.
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    Lake of Fire
    A graphic documentary on both sides of the abortion debate. (imdb)
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    American Zeitgeist
    American Zeitgeist is a feature length documentary by filmmaker Rob McGann that offers an historical look at the War on Terrorism from 1979 through 2006. The narrative of American Zeitgeist is woven out of more than 40 in-depth interviews with leading experts on terrorism, U.S. foreign policy, Islam and Middle Eastern studies. (imdb)
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    Greasy Rider
    Picture a cross-country road trip powered by vegetable oil in a 1981 Mercedes-Benz. Greasy Rider follows the two filmmakers, Joey Carey and JJ Beck, as they meet with fellow Greasecar drivers, friends, and critics. Interviews include Morgan Freeman who is opening up a Biodiesel plant in Mississippi... (imdb)
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    Aristide and the Endless Revolution
    Detailed account of the United States' removal of Haiti's democratically elected president, Aristide. Features Aristide, Sen. Maxine Waters, Noam Chomsky, Rep. Charles Rangel, more. (imdb)
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    Hijacking Catastrophe: 9/11, Fear & the Selling of American Empire
    This documentary examines how a radical fringe of the Republican Party used the trauma of the 9/11 terror attacks to advance a pre-existing agenda to radically transform American foreign policy while rolling back civil liberties and social programs at home. (Media Education Foundation)
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    Howard Zinn: You Can\
    This film documents the life and times of Howard Zinn, the historian, activist and author of the best selling classic A People's History of the United States. (First Run Features)
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    Discordia
    On September 9, 2002, a scheduled appearance by Benjamin Netanyahu sparked heated debate at Montreal's Concordia University. By the end of the day, the "Concordia riot" had made international news, from CNN to Al-Jazeera. This film documents the fallout from that day, following three young campus activists. Buoyed by the songs of hip-hop artist Buck 65, this film offers a tonic reflection on the current state of Canadian student activism and the enduring value of tolerance. (nfb.ca)
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    The Corporation
    This feature documentary analyzes the very nature of the corporate institution, its impacts on our planet, and what people are doing in response. (Zeitgeist Films)
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    Noam Chomsky: Distorted Morality
    The hypocrisy of the U.S. government is powerfully scrutinized in Distorted Morality, a scathing thesis presented by renowned scholar Noam Chomsky... (amazon.com)
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    Stupidity
    A lighthearted look at stupidity and ignorance in modern society, as well as a brief history of the study of intelligence. Celebrities and other notable personalities are interviewed on the subject of the prevalence of stupidity in the media and culture. (imdb)
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    Noam Chomsky: Rebel Without a Pause
    Linguist, intellectual and activist, Noam Chomsky discusses and reflects on the state of world events including the War in Iraq, September 11th, the War on Terror, Media Manipulation and Control, Social Activism, Fear, and American Foreign Policy in both large forums and in small interactive discussions with other intellectuals, activists, fans, students and critics. (imdb)
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    Power and Terror: Noam Chomsky in Our Times
    This documentary compiles a series of Noam Chomsky's interviews and lectures that address the events of 9/11 [IMDB]
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    This Is What Democracy Looks Like
    This film, shot by 100 amateur camera operators, tells the story of the enormous street protests in Seattle, Washington in November 1999, against the World Trade Organization summit being held there... (imdb)
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    Zapatista
    Jan. 1 1994: The Day the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) went in effect. A few minutes after midnight in Southeastern Mexico... (imdb)
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    The Myth of the Liberal Media
    Edward Herman and Noam Chomsky demolish one of the central tenets of our political culture, the idea of the "liberal media." Instead, utilizing a systematic model based on massive empirical research, they reveal the manner in which the news media are so subordinated to corporate and conservative interests that their function can only be described as that of "elite propaganda." (filmsforaction.org)
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    Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media
    A film about the noted American linguist/political dissident and his warning about corporate media's role in modern propaganda. (imdb)
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    Israelism
    When two young American Jews raised to unconditionally love Israel witness the way Israel treats Palestinians, their lives take sharp left turns. Their stories reveal a deepening generational divide over modern Jewish identity.
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