Articles Comments

DocGeeks » Entries tagged with "Campaigns"

Documentary hopes to change stance on drugs via YouTube release (watch)

Documentary hopes to change stance on drugs via YouTube release (watch)

With a loud bang Sundog pictures have released a new documentary on YouTube in the hope that it will change our views on the war on drugs, and can instigate a demand for change. DocGeeks reviews the film already endorsed by a variety of Presidents and asks; are we ready to break the taboo? … Read entire article »

Filed under: Reviews

DG Approved: Dream Soldier

DG Approved: Dream Soldier

A new feature length action documentary is coming to the stage, that is, if we help it get there. Our opinion is we should! Here you can find out why… … Read entire article »

Filed under: Get it made

The Invisible War

The Invisible War

It won the prestigious Audience Award at Sundance 2012 and is currently in the running for an equally appreciated IDA award; this flawless investigation by Oscar and Emmy nominated director Kirby Dick reveals that some servicemen who are working to prevent evil acts of terrorism from reaching American soil, are in fact themselves guilty of accomplishing acts that are equally as brutal, and on their own comrades…. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Reviews

Why Poverty? documentary series: Education Education

Why Poverty? documentary series: Education Education

Along with many things in communist China, access to higher education is the priveledge of a relative few. Weijun Chen directed a documentary highlighting the realities of Chinese education, where despite a booming middle-class, a degree far from guarantees a job. Part of the Why Poverty? series of documentaries screening all over the world, the film examines how inequality permeates education in China and how the poor are made to pay the price. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Reviews

Why Poverty? documentary series: Land Rush

Why Poverty? documentary series: Land Rush

In the stampede on Africa for oil, diamonds, minerals and natural resources, Mali has a lower-octane but equally valuable asset; agricultural land. In a new documentary, entitled Land Rush, directors Hugo Berkeley and Osvalde Lewat explore how it is possible that despite this tangible wealth the country and its farmers still live in poverty. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Reviews

Documentaries explore Why Poverty?

Documentaries explore Why Poverty?

In his re-election speech President Obama spoke about his commitment to addressing issues of poverty, inequality and progression but what is the current situation like and what are we doing to change it? During the week of 25-30 November the BBC, together with 66 other international broadcasters will show us through means of eight top quality documentary films. … Read entire article »

Filed under: News

My Neighbourhood: New doc from award-winn​ing creators of ‘Budrus’

My Neighbourhood: New doc from award-winn​ing creators of ‘Budrus’

Amidst increasing tension in Jerusalem, the creators of ‘Budrus’ release a new short doc chronicling settlement growth in the city and a non-violent campaign to halt it. … Read entire article »

Filed under: News