Middle East

History of God, A

"At an early stage of their history, Jews, Christians, and Muslims were all called atheists by their pagan contemporaries, not because they didn't believe in god - obviously they did - but because their notion of the sacred was so different." Based on Karen Armstrong's acclaimed book, this feature-length film guides viewers along one of humanity's most elusive quests. For over 4,000 years, adherents of the world's monotheistic faiths have wrestled with the question of God. This extraordinary, feature-length film, based on Karen Armstrong's acclaimed book of the same name, traces that elusive and fascinating quest. A HISTORY OF GOD examines the familiar images of deity as presented in the Bible and Koran and traces the evolution and interrelation of the various Christian, ...

Guns for Hire Afghanistan

"Business has never been so good for the modern day gunslinger. Iraq, Afghanistan, and the war on terror have stretched our regular armies to the limit. Never before have mercenaries been so highly prized." Documentary about the secretive world of private military companies. Included is a unique interview in Kabul’s Polecharki jail with the infamous American prisoner Jack Idema – an ex Marine Special Forces soldier who turned rouge. Jack was hunting for Bin Ladin in the hope of winning the 2 million dollars U.S. award offered for Bin Laden’s head by the Bush Administration. Eventually, Afghan authorities arrested Idema on charges of kidnapping people and interrogating them in a private prison. (Excerpt from main website)

Gulf War Syndrome: Killing Our Own

"The Gulf War veterans were, without a doubt, exposed to biological and chemical weapons, radiation weapons, the vaccines. Our troops were exposed, in no uncertain terms, have come back with the symptoms of those exposures, but yet have been denied treatment." After the Vietnam War, hundreds of thousands of U.S. veterans suffered toxic reactions, neurological damage, and rare cancers due to exposure to 2,4,5,-D and 2,4,5-T dioxin that was used in the form of the defoliant Agent Orange. Unfortunately, the U.S. military denied the problem and failed to heed any of the lessons of this chemical butchery. Instead, it expanded its harmful legacy to the current generation of soldiers and civilians exposed to new, more deadly chemical toxins in the Persian ...

Ground Truth: After The Killing Ends, The

"Bomb the village, Kill the people, Throw some napalm in a square, Do it on a Sunday morning, Kill them on their way to prayer, Ring the bell inside the schoolhouse, Watch those kiddies gather around, Lock and load with your 240, Mow them little motherfuckers down." –U.S. Army Chant Hailed as "powerful" and "quietly unflinching," Patricia Foulkrod's searing documentary feature includes exclusive footage that will stir audiences. The filmmaker's subjects are patriotic young Americans - ordinary men and women who heeded the call for military service in Iraq - as they experience recruitment and training, combat, homecoming, and the struggle to reintegrate with families and communities. The terrible conflict in Iraq, depicted with ferocious honesty in the film, is a ...

Great Natural Wonders of the World

"The earth is indeed an extraordinary planet, and not just because of the almost infinitely variety of life that is supports, its very fabric - the land itself - is marvelously varied and impressive. In this program, we're going on a global journey in search of the greatest natural wonders of the world." Long ago, the surface of the earth was born a fire. This was the raw material from which the face of our planet was created. Then over an immense length of time, the earth's crust was shaped and reshaped by the forces of nature. Its' rocks have been carved by the powers of the elements, and by that great leveler, time itself. What we see around us today ...

Ghosts of Abu Ghraib

"There is no such thing as a little bit of torture." –Alfred W. McCoy The familiar and disturbing pictures of torture at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison raise many troubling questions: How did torture become an accepted practice at Abu Ghraib? Did U.S. government policies make it possible? How much damage has the aftermath of Abu Ghraib had on America's credibility as a defender of freedom and human rights around the world? Acclaimed filmmaker Rory Kennedy (HBO's "Indian Point: Imagining the Unimaginable") looks beyond the headlines to investigate the psychological and political context in which torture occurred when the powerful documentary GHOSTS OF ABU GHRAIB. "How could ordinary American soldiers come to engage in such monstrous acts?" Kennedy asks. "What policies were put into ...

End Game: Blue Print for Global Enslavement

"Countless people will hate the New World Order and will die protesting against it" –H.G. Wells For the New World Order, a world government is just the beginning. Once in place they can engage their plan to exterminate 80% of the world's population, while enabling the "elites" to live forever with the aid of advanced technology. For the first time, crusading filmmaker ALEX JONES reveals their secret plan for humanity's extermination: Operation ENDGAME. Jones chronicles the history of the global elite's bloody rise to power and reveals how they have funded dictators and financed the bloodiest wars—creating order out of chaos to pave the way for the first true world empire. Never before has a documentary assembled all the pieces of the globalists' ...

Doctor, the Depleted Uranium, and the Dying Children, The

"Uranium shells contain depleted uranium, a byproduct of nuclear power production. Nuclear waste is radioactive. It has to be stored in special containers and it needs to be guarded and that cost money; a great deal of money when there is hundreds of thousands of tons to dispose of. So the nuclear industry was delighted when the industry showed interested in its' cheap uranium byproduct." An award winning documentary film produced for German television by Freider Wagner and Valentin Thurn. The film exposes the use and impact of radioactive weapons during the current war against Iraq. The story is told by citizens of many ...

Disclosure Project, The (Lecture)

"Members of the press, the American press, and people of the world. We are here today to disclose the truth about a subject that has been ridiculed and questioned, denied for at least 50 years. The men and women who are on this stage and the some 350 additional military, intelligence, witnesses to the so-called UFO matter and extraterrestrial intelligence, can prove and will prove that we are not alone." On that historic Wednesday - May 9, 2001 - over 20 military, intelligence, government, corporate and scientific witnesses came forward at the National Press Club in Washington DC to establish the reality of UFOs or extraterrestrial vehicles, extraterrestrial life forms and the resulting advanced energy and propulsion technologies. The weight ...

Deir Yassin Remembered

"Most of those who were killed, somewhere between 110 to 130, were women and children and old men over 60 years old." Early in the morning of April 9, 1948, commandos of the Irgun (headed by Menachem Begin) and the Stern Gang attacked Deir Yassin, a village with about 750 Palestinian residents. The village lay outside of the area to be assigned by the United Nations to the Jewish State; it had a peaceful reputation. But it was located on high ground in the corridor between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. Deir Yassin was slated for occupation under Plan Dalet and the mainstream Jewish defense force, the Haganah, authorized the irregular terrorist forces of the Irgun and the Stern Gang to perform ...