WE ARE LEGION explores the historical roots of early hacktivist groups like Cult of the Dead Cow and Electronic Disturbance Theater and then follows Anonymous, the radical collective that has redefined civil disobedience for the digital age. from 4chan to a full-blown movement with a global reach, one of the most transformative of our time.
THE FOG OF WAR: ELEVEN LESSONS FROM THE LIFE OF ROBERT S. McNAMARA is a 20th century fable, the story of Robert S. McNamara, an idealist who saw his dreams and ideals challenged by the role he played in history, as he both witnessed and participated in many history-altering events.
A LEGO® BRICKUMENTARY delves into the extraordinary impact of the LEGO brick and the innovative uses for it that have sprung up all over the planet, exploring the essential nature of human creativity and the ways we seek to build and understand our world.
PRESENTING PRINCESS SHAW traces the Internet-assisted, cross-continental collaboration between two very different musicians: Princess Shaw, a young black woman in the American South who posts her performances of her own songs on the web; and Israeli viral-video artist Kutiman, whose YouTube-sampling compositions have earned millions of online hits.
MY KID COULD PAINT THAT examines the work and surprising success of a four-year-old girl whose paintings have been compared to the likes of Picasso and has raked in hundreds of thousands of dollars, and the back story that proved to be her demise.
By plunging us into writer, activist, and philosopher Grace Lee Boggs’s lifetime of vital thinking and action, and traversing the major U.S. social movements of the last century, AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY: THE EVOLUTION OF GRACE LEE BOGGS takes us on a journey into the power of ideas and the necessity of expansive, imaginative thinking to propel societal change.
THE MASK YOU LIVE IN follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America’s narrow definition of masculinity, and contemplates how society can raise a healthier generation of boys and young men.
Music, one of the most important forms of communication and cultural connection in Mali, was banned in 2012 when Islamic extremist groups rose up to capture the northern section of the country. THEY WILL HAVE TO KILL US FIRST follows the influential musicians who give their all to surrender anything but their sound.
HE NAMED ME MALALA is an intimate portrait of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was targeted by the Taliban and severely wounded by a gunshot at the age of 15, and currently works as a leading campaigner for girls’ education globally as co founder of the Malala Fund.
Utilizing state-of-the-art equipment, Oscar®-winner Louie Psihoyos assembles a team of artists and activists intent on showing the world never-before-seen images that expose issues of endangered species and mass extinction, activating change by instilling a sense of beauty and hope in every one of us.
WHERE TO INVADE NEXT is an expansive, hilarious, and subversive comedy in which Academy Award®-winning director Michael Moore confronts the most pressing issues facing America today and finds solutions in the most unlikely places and proves to be an eye-opening call to arms to capture the American Dream and restore it in, of all places, America.
Stand-up comedian Jacob Nossell, who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy as an infant, is on a quest to comprehend the concept of normality while challenging his own lack of skills. By staging a four-act play supplied with information from his family, scientists, philosophers, and actors, he attempts to figure out what the meaning of life is for him and others like him.