“COWSPIRACY: The Sustainability Secret” is a groundbreaking feature-length environmental documentary following an intrepid filmmaker as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet today – and investigates why the world’s leading environmental organizations are too afraid to talk about it.
As eye-opening as “Blackfish” and as inspiring as “An Inconvenient Truth”, this shocking yet humorous documentary reveals the absolutely devastating environmental impact large-scale factory farming has on our planet.
The World’s largest environmental organizations are failing to address the single most destructive force facing the planet today. Follow the shocking, yet humorous, journey of an aspiring environmentalist, as he daringly seeks to find the real solution to the most pressing environmental issues and true path to sustainability.
Več na: http://www.cowspiracy.com/
Twenty-five years after the world wide web was created, it is now caught in the greatest controversy of its existence: surveillance.
With many concerned that governments and corporations can monitor our every move, Horizon meets the hackers and scientists whose technology is fighting back. It is a controversial technology, and some law enforcement officers believe it is leading to ‘risk-free crime’ on the ‘dark web’ – a place where almost anything can be bought, from guns and drugs to credit card details.
Featuring interviews with the inventor of the world wide web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, and the co-founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, Horizon delves inside the ‘dark web’.
Več na: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04grp09
Stirbt die Tageszeitung bald aus? Seit etwa 20 Jahren bedroht die digitale Revolution die Papierwelt. Das Business-Modell der Printpresse hat den Boden unter den Füßen verloren. In der Dokumentation erleben die zwei Medienexperten Philippe Kieffer und Marie-Eve Chamard vor Ort, wie führende Verlage, Chefredakteure, Journalisten und Leser darauf reagieren.
Več na: http://www.arte.tv/guide/de/048392-000/journalismus-von-morgen-die-virtuelle-feder
The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington
Documentary about deceased photojournalist Tim Hetherington directed by Sebastian Junger. Together with his friend and long-term collaborator Sebastian, Tim had travelled the world documenting conflicts in Afghanistan, Liberia and Libya among other locations. Best known for their 2010 film ‘Restrepo’ which was nominated for an Academy Award, the two strived to capture the humanity within conflict situations and with their images they focused on the individuals involved and their experiences of the violence surrounding them. Unfortunately, in 2011 Tim was killed by a mortar blast and this film is a tribute and celebration of the legacy he has left behind and includes Sebastian conducting interviews with those who knew Tim best.
Več na: http://www.hbo.com/documentaries/which-way-is-the-frontline-from-here-the-life-and-times-of-tim-heatherington#/
Jacques Peretti investigates the connections between obesity and weight loss, confronting some of the men making a fortune from our desire to become thin
As obesity escalates, the diet business is booming. In this four-part series, Jacques Peretti investigates the connections between obesity and weight loss, and confronts some of the men making a fortune from our desire to become thin.
Jacques examines the scientific reasons why so many diets fail long term and why – in spite of this failure – we go back to them again and again. He also speaks to a former director of Weight Watchers and meets other industry leaders, including Slimfast billionaire Danny Abrahams and Pierre Dukan, of the Dukan diet.
In the second of this four-part series, Jacques Peretti charts the story of the fitness industry and examines the links between exercise and weight loss. He speaks to the former Global Head of Health at PepsiCo and asks why the food industry puts so much money into promoting exercise.
Peretti also examines some of the pharmaceutical solutions available for weight-loss as he tells the story of the race to find a safe and effective pill to make us thin.
Jacques Peretti continues his examination of the weight-loss industry and discovers how the World Health Organisation’s recognition of obesity as an epidemic provided millions of new customers for the industry. He also explores some of the latest developments in bariatric surgery and asks how far these trends will go.
In the final instalment of this four-part series, Jacques Peretti asks why the world’s population continues to get fatter, despite the fact that billions are spent on weight loss every year. He travels to America to investigate the parallels between food companies and the tobacco industry and meets the activists battling to introduce laws to tax fatty and sugary foods – and facing fierce resistance from industry.
Sixty years after the Supreme Court declared separate schools for black and white children unconstitutional, school segregation is making a comeback. In “Separate and Unequal,” FRONTLINE travels to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where a group of mostly white parents are trying to form their own city with its own separate school district, leaving behind a population of black students.
Povezava do filma: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/separate-and-unequal/
Wer oder was treibt die Beschleunigung der modernen Zeit eigentlich an? Ist sie ein gesellschaftliches Phänomen oder liegt alles vielleicht doch nur an unserem mangelhaften Zeitmanagement? In seinem Dokumentarfilm begibt sich der Filmemacher und Autor Florian Opitz auf die Suche nach der verlorenen Zeit. Wo ist sie nur geblieben, die Zeit, die wir mühsam mit all den neuen Technologien und Effizienzmodellen eingespart haben?
Opitz begegnet auf seiner Suche Menschen, die die Beschleunigung vorantreiben, und solchen, die sich trauen, Alternativen zur allgegenwärtigen Rastlosigkeit zu leben. Er befragt Zeitmanagement-Experten, Therapeuten und Wissenschaftler über die Ursachen und Auswirkungen der chronischen Zeitnot. Er trifft Unternehmensberater und Akteure, die auf dem internationalen Finanzmarkt aktiv sind und an der Zeitschraube drehen. Und er lernt Menschen kennen, die aus ihrem ganz privaten Hamsterrad ausgestiegen sind und nach gesellschaftlichen Alternativen suchen. Auf seiner Suche entdeckt er: Ein anderes Tempo ist möglich, wir müssen es nur wollen.