Hot Docs: Blood in the mobile now available in Media Services

This documentary shows the connection between our phones and the civil war in the Congo. Director Frank Poulsen travels to DR Congo to see the illegal mine industry with his own eyes. He gets access to Congo’s largest tin-mine, which is being controlled by different armed groups, and where children work for days in narrow … Continue reading “Hot Docs: Blood in the mobile now available in Media Services”

This documentary shows the connection between our phones and the civil war in the Congo. Director Frank Poulsen travels to DR Congo to see the illegal mine industry with his own eyes. He gets access to Congo’s largest tin-mine, which is being controlled by different armed groups, and where children work for days in narrow mine tunnels to dig out the minerals that end up in our phones.

DVD 9177

Distributor description: http://filmakers.com/index.php?a=filmDetail&filmID=1663

Hot Docs: Billionaire’s Tea Party now available in Media Services

From the tea parties to healthcare and climate change, America’s conservative citizens revolted against President Obama’s reform agenda. But just how real were the roots of this supposedly grassroots uprising? Was it, in fact, an example of ‘astroturfing’, which is the practice of manufacturing citizens groups for the purpose of delivering corporate messages? Curious to … Continue reading “Hot Docs: Billionaire’s Tea Party now available in Media Services”

From the tea parties to healthcare and climate change, America’s conservative citizens revolted against President Obama’s reform agenda. But just how real were the roots of this supposedly grassroots uprising? Was it, in fact, an example of ‘astroturfing’, which is the practice of manufacturing citizens groups for the purpose of delivering corporate messages? Curious to find out, Australian filmmaker Taki Oldham went undercover to investigate. What he found was astroturfing on a scale greater than he could have imagined. This film offers a look at how corporate elites are exploiting the anxieties of ordinary Americans.

DVD 9180

Distributor website: http://www.billionairesteaparty.com/


Hot Docs: Berlin 1885: The Division of Africa now available in Media Services

The story of the first international conference on Africa, which established its division amongst the European powers, and created Congo as a personal possession of the Belgian king. Both a reenactment and a documentary. DVD 9201 Distributor description: http://icarusfilms.com/new2011/ber.html

The story of the first international conference on Africa, which established its division amongst the European powers, and created Congo as a personal possession of the Belgian king. Both a reenactment and a documentary.

DVD 9201

Distributor description: http://icarusfilms.com/new2011/ber.html