Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies A People

Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies A People

The Arab is a one-dimensional caricature, a cartoon cutout used by film makers as stock villains and as comic relief. And so, over and over, we see Arabs in movies portrayed as buffoons, their only purpose being to deliver cheap

Starsuckers

Starsuckers

Starsuckers is a feature documentary about the celebrity obsessed media, that uncovers the real reasons behind our addiction to fame and blows the lid on the corporations and individuals who profit from it.Made completely independently over 2 years in secret,

Steal This Film

Steal This Film

In fighting file sharing, the entertainment industry is fighting the fundamental structure of the Internet. Steal This Film is a film series documenting the movement against intellectual property and was a talking point in the British Documentary Festival. Part One,

Tabloids, Tories and Telephone Hacking

Tabloids, Tories and Telephone Hacking

Dispatches examines allegations that during Andy Coulson’s time as editor of News of the World, phone hacking was a routine practice at the paper and carried out with his knowledge.Political journalist Peter Oborne investigates the paper’s working relationship with the

The Truth According To Wikipedia

The Truth According To Wikipedia

Google or Wikipedia? Those of us who search online – and who doesn’t? – are getting referred more and more to Wikipedia. For the past two years, this free online encyclopedia of the people has been topping the lists of

The War You Don't See

The War You Don’t See

A powerful and timely investigation into the media’s role in war, tracing the history of embedded and independent reporting from the carnage of World War One to the destruction of Hiroshima, and from the invasion of Vietnam to the current

Weapons of Mass Deception

Weapons of Mass Deception

WMD, a 100 minute non-fiction film, explores this story with the findings of a gutsy, media insider-turned-outsider, former network journalist, Danny Schechter, who is one of America’s most prolific media critics.Schechter says he “self-embedded” himself in his living room to

Behind The Big News: Propaganda and the CFR

Behind The Big News: Propaganda and the CFR

The executives, the editors in print media, the senior producers, executive producers in the visual media – these are the people who have the ideological bias and what’s probably almost as important – their personal friendships. They go to the

Breaking The Mirror: The Murdoch Effect

Breaking The Mirror: The Murdoch Effect

The Daily Mirror was the best of them. It was a tabloid when tabloids still meant a peoples’ paper that respected its’ readers and earned their trust and affection…This film is a personal tribute, but it’s also the story of

Hollywood and The Pentagon: A Dangerous Liaison

Hollywood and The Pentagon: A Dangerous Liaison

The American Army’s intrusion in Hollywood war films may surprise some. In fact, the U.S. Army secret services have had close ties with American filmmakers for several decades. The movie Top Gun, for instance, was filmed with the support and