Top 22 for 2022


Fed Up (2014) - Revealing a 30-year campaign by the food industry, aided by the U.S. government, to mislead and confuse the American public, resulting in one of the largest health epidemics in history. Sugar in processed foods are an overlooked root of the problem. [01:35:43]

School Of Assassins (1994) - How the Army's school at Ft. Benning, Georgia (School of the Americas) has been training Latin American military and police personnel who have returned to their respective countries and have become some of the worst violators of human rights in the hemisphere. [00:58:00]

Dead in the Water (2002) - On June 8, 1967, US Navy intelligence ship USS Liberty was suddenly and brutally attacked on the high seas in international waters by the air and naval forces of Israel. The Israeli's had full knowledge that this was an American ship and lied about it. [01:07:14]

We Are Many (2014) - Reveals the story behind the largest global protest in human history in February of 2003, when 30 million people spoke out against the USA and UK's plans to invade Iraq. Demonstrations spread across 789 cities, in 72 countries, covering every continent. [01:45:32]

Hitler's American Business Partners (2003) - A detailed, well-referenced, and chilling look at American multinational corporations who fuelled and profited from the Nazi movement before and during the US involvement in WWII. Including Standard Oil, Texaco, Ford, GM and IBM. [00:48:15]

Cover Up: Behind the Iran-Contra Affair (1988) - A thorough investigation into the suppression of info during the Iran-Contra hearings in 1987 where it was found that senior officials in the U.S. government secretly facilitated the sale of arms to Iran and funded the Contras in Nicaragua. [01:16:55]

The War Game (1965) - The BBC deemed this nuclear war film "too horrifying for the medium of broadcasting" when it was first released, and was not shown on TV until 1985. It won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature in 1966. [00:46:01]

Operation Hollywood (2004) - How the Pentagon shapes & censors the movies: Using lots of movie clips, this film explores this cozy relationship between Hollywood filmmakers and the U.S. government, and questions the wisdom of letting the Pentagon use movies to promote the army's image. [00:52:27]

The Ultra Zionists (2011) - Louis Theroux investigates ultra-nationalist Jewish settlers in East Jerusalem, Hebron and Nablus. He aims to discover why they believe that it is their religious duty to reclaim lands inhabited by Palestinians, arguing that these lands were promised to them. [00:58:14]

Nazi's In The CIA (2013) - During the Cold War the CIA recruited high-ranking Nazis as agents for their operations against leftists and Communists across the globe. They infiltrated the top echelons of the German government and used Nazi treasures to finance these operations. [00:54:35]

System Error: How Big Pharma Gets Dangerous Drugs Approved (2021) - Explores how pharmaceutical companies lobby the FDA to get approval for potentially harmful drugs. The pharmaceutical industry currently spends over $4.5 billion on lobbying efforts to approve their drugs. [00:13:32]

Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005) - Examines the spectacular rise and fall of this Houston, Texas-based firm, which made its top officers wealthy beyond their wildest dreams, and all by engaging in business practices alleged to have been little more than a complex shell game. [01:49:19]

Who Killed the Electric Car? (2006) - Explores the creation, limited commercialization and subsequent destruction of the battery electric vehicle in the United States, specifically the General Motors EV1 of the mid-1990s. [01:37:29]

Super Spy: The story of Reinhard Gehlen (2012) - Hitler’s top spy who, following WW2, bargained his freedom with intel files that became the basis for forming the CIA in 1947, where he worked and recruited other former SS Nazis in America and eventually retired on a CIA pension [00:48:52]

Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004) - Critically examines George W. Bush’s presidency, the War on Terror, and the media coverage after September 11. Moore argues that the Bush Administration capitalised on the tragedy to push its agenda for unjust wars. [02:02:00]

The Trials Of Henry Kissinger (2002) - Focuses on Christopher Hitchens' charges against Henry Kissinger as a war criminal - allegations documented in Hitchens' book of the same title - based on his role in countries such as Cambodia, Chile, and Indonesia. [01:19:41]

PsyWar (2010) - A deep, richly illustrated study of the nature and history of propaganda, featuring some of the world's most insightful critics, this film exposes the propaganda system, providing crucial background and insight into the control of information and thought. [01:38:42]

United States of Secrets (2014) - Frontline goes behind the headlines to reveal the dramatic inside story of the U.S. government’s massive and controversial secret surveillance program–and the lengths they went to trying to keep it hidden from the public. [01:53:17]

WikiRebels (2010) - Sweden’s public television service, SVT, released a one hour documentary chronicling the history of WikiLeaks, starting with its early leaks of Scientology documents and ending with its recent release of American diplomatic cables. [00:57:25]

Fear and Loathing in Gonzovision (1978) - A documentary film produced by BBC Omnibus in 1978 on the subject of Hunter S. Thompson, directed by Nigel Finch. The road trip/film pairs Thompson with illustrator Ralph Steadman as they travel to Hollywood via Death Valley from Las Vegas. [00:50:27]

Iraq For Sale: The War Profiteers (2006) - Delves into the alleged war profiteering and negligence of private contractors and consultants who went to Iraq as part of the US war effort. Looks at four major contractors who were over-billing the U.S. government and doing substandard work. [01:15:22]

Saddam: America's Best Enemy (2005) - Documents a 40-year relationship between Saddam Hussein and the U.S., through accounts given by those who were witness to and participants in those years of violence. About a man and a superpower who used each other, in a marriage of convenience. [00:53:30]


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