DOCUMENTARY FILMS ON PEACE AND JUSTICE
Recommended by Northampton, MA Peace Coalition.
They have had an ongoing weekly film series since 2004. Showings are free and followed by discussion.
A re-release of a documentary about the 1971 Winter Soldier Investigation, a veterans' group hearing to publicize U.S. war crimes in Vietnam.
Uncovered: The War on Iraq
Filmmaker Robert Greenwald's point-by-point recapitulation of the Administration's case for war.
The Weather Underground
Amid Vietnam-era turbulence, a band of political bombers sets a vivid counter-example for the peace movement.
Truth and Politics: Unanswered Questions about 9/11 David Ray Griffin discusses his book "The 9/11 Commission Report Omissions and Distortions"
The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear
The landmark BBC documentary on the neoconservatives.
Corporate insiders shed light on the "pathological pursuit of profit and power."
Haiti: The Untold Story
Human rights abuses in Haiti since the 2004 coup, including a 2005 massacre of civilians by the U.N.
Feature film maker Jonathan Demme tells the story of Haitian activist Jean L. Dominique.
Amid Argentina's 2001 economic collapse, workers take over their idle factory to restart the machines. Co-produced by Naomi Klein
India's Narmada River Project The Water Is Ours, Damn It!
A candid view inside the Iraq war bureau of Al Jazeera at the start of the war.
The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
The 2002 Venezuelan coup that failed to topple popular socialist President Hugo Chavez.
A Force More Powerful, the PBS documentary series, can be presented over 3 showings:
A Century of Nonviolent Conflict , Part I A Century of Nonviolent Conflict , Part II Bringing Down a Dictator, Part III
Weapons of the Spirit
The amazing story of Le Chambon, a French village that hid 5,000 Jews during the Nazi occupation.
Refusing to Kill: Refuseniks from Around the World Speak Out Against Murder, Rape, and Other Torture
Refusers' stories, and the reasons they refuse, in a new film from the Global Women's Strike.