Search results for "Noam Chomsky"

The Corporation (2003) RT 90% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Since the late 18th century American legal decision that the business corporation organizational model is legally a person, it has become a dominant economic, political and ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Mark Achbar
CAST:  Jane Akre  •  Ray Anderson  •  Maude Barlow  •  Chris Barrett

The U.S. vs. John Lennon (2006) RT 77% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Feb 2007

A documentary on the life of John Lennon, with a focus on the time in his life when he transformed from a musician into an antiwar activist.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  David Leaf  •  John Scheinfeld
CAST:  John Lennon  •  Stew Albert  •  Yoko Ono  •  Tariq Ali

Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992)

A film about the noted American linguist/political dissident and his warning about corporate media's role in modern propaganda.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Mark Achbar  •  Peter Wintonick
CAST:  Noam Chomsky  •  Mark Achbar  •  Edward S. Herman  •  William F. Buckley

Four Horsemen (2012) RT 67% / Audience 77%

DVD release: May 2014

Documentary about the modern apocalypse caused by a rapacious banking system. 23 leading thinkers – frustrated at the failure of their respective disciplines – break their ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Ross Ashcroft
CAST:  Noam Chomsky  •  Joseph Stiglitz  •  John Perkins  •  James Turk

The Kingdom of Survival (2011)

The Kingdom of Survival explores modern skepticism in America, challenges the status quo and uncovers provocative links between survivalist philosophy, ecumenical spirituality ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • History
DIRECTION:  M.A. Littler
CAST:  Joe Bageant  •  Noam Chomsky  •  Ramsey Kanaan  •  Sasha Lilley

Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?: An Animated Conversation with Noam Chomsky (2013) RT 92% / Audience 67%

DVD release: May 2014

A series of interviews featuring linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky done in hand-drawn animation.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Michel Gondry
CAST:  Michel Gondry  •  Noam Chomsky

Programming the Nation? (2011) RT 38% / Audience 74%

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Jeff Warrick
CAST:  Douglas Rushkoff  •  Noam Chomsky  •  Amy Goodman  •  Dennis Kucinich

I Am (2011)

I AM is an utterly engaging and entertaining non-fiction film that poses two practical and provocative questions: what’s wrong with our world, and what can we do to make it ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Tom Shadyac
CAST:  Marc Ian Barasch  •  Coleman Barks  •  Noam Chomsky  •  John Francis

Standing Army (2010) RT Audience 80%

Standing Army, directed by Enrico Parenti and Thomas Fazi, is an award-winning documentary film about the global network of U.S. military bases, the impact that these have on ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Thomas Fazi  •  Enrico Parenti
CAST:  Noam Chomsky  •  Gore Vidal  •  Chalmers Johnson  •  Olivier Bancoult

This Is What Democracy Looks Like (2000) RT Audience 85%

DVD release: May 2005

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Rick Rowley  •  Jill Friedberg
CAST:  Noam Chomsky  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Michael Franti  •  Vandana Shiva

ReGeneration (2010) RT Audience 93%

ReGeneration is a 2010 American documentary film written and directed by Phillip Montgomery that looks at the issues facing today's youth and young adults, and the influences ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Phillip Montgomery
CAST:  Noam Chomsky  •  Ryan Gosling  •  Talib Kweli  •  Howard Zinn

John Cage: The Revenge of the Dead Indians (1993) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Jun 2008

This is a full-length documentary honoring the life and work of American composer and artist John Cage. Cage is considered one of the most influential composers of the 20th ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Henning Lohner
CAST:  Noam Chomsky  •  Matt Groening  •  Frank O. Gehry  •  Rutger Hauer

Ever Again (2006) RT 50% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Sep 2007

Ever Again examines the sweeping resurgence of antisemitism in 21st century Europe and its connection to global terrorism.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Richard Trank
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Milo Adoner  •  Yusuf Al-Qaradawi  •  Hani Al-Sibai

I Need That Record! (2008) RT Audience 48%

DVD release: Jul 2010

Guerilla filmmaker Brendan Toller unleashes I NEED THAT RECORD! THE DEATH (OR POSSIBLE SURVIVAL) OF THE INDEPENDENT RECORD STORE, "an elegy for a vanishing subculture...a ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Brendan Toller
CAST:  Ian MacKaye  •  Thurston Moore  •  Noam Chomsky  •  Lenny Kaye

Plan Colombia: Cashing in on the Drug War Failure (2002)

Ed Asner narrates this documentary about U.S. involvement in Colombia's drug trafficking and civil unrest. The film examines the impact of chemical spraying and military ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Audrey Brohy  •  Gerard Ungerman
CAST:  Ed Asner  •  Ingrid Betancourt  •  William R. Brownfield  •  Noam Chomsky

The Party's Over (2001) RT 59% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Aug 2004

Filmed over the last six months of the 2000 Presidential election, Phillip Seymour Hoffman starts documenting the campaign at the Republican and Democratic National ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Donovan Leitch, Jr.  •  Rebecca Chaiklin
CAST:  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Ben Harper  •  Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky: Distorted Morality: America's War on Terror? (2003)

In this remarkable documentary, Noam Chomsky offers a riveting but devastating critique of America's current war on terror arguing, in fact, that it is a logistical ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  John Junkerman
CAST:  Noam Chomsky

The Peace! (2005)

Amid an escalating war in Iraq, rising terror levels and the threat of nuclear attack, a growing body of intellectuals, religious leaders and community organizers are getting ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gabriele Zamparini
CAST:  Harry Belafonte  •  Angela Davis  •  Danny Glover  •  Amy Goodman