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Taxi To The Dark Side (2007) Director: Alex Gibney Runtime: 106 min After 9/11, the U.S. administration and the CIA decided that the Geneva Conventions do not apply to persons who are suspected of having links with terrorism. This film examines the brutal psychological molestation and physical torture of detainees in U.S. military prisons at …

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The Shock Doctrine (2009) Directors: Mat Whitecross, Michael Winterbottom Runtime: 82 min The economic doctrine that glorifies the free market and deregulation, widely known as the ideology of neoliberalism, is so devastating for the population that it is generally impossible to be carried out except in extraordinary situations. It was implemented for the first time …

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Den brysomme mannen (2006) Director: Jens Lien Actors: Trond Fausa Aurvaag Runtime: 95 min This is a story about a man who realizes that something is fundamentally wrong with the world he lives in, although no one around him seems to notice that. He is slowly becoming increasingly dissatisfied, but when he tries to change …

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The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976) Director: Nicolas Roeg Actors: David Bowie Runtime: 139 min Humanoid alien comes to Earth in desire to save his planet which is struck by catastrophic drought. He patents his advanced technology and quickly acquires incredible wealth with the intention of building a space ship, but things are slowly …

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Die bleierne Zeit (1981) Director: Margarethe von Trotta Actors: Jutta Lampe, Barbara Sukowa Runtime: 106 min The film’s title “The Leaden Times” (Die bleierne Zeit) refers to the feelings of disappointment and defeat within the German Left in the 1970s, which followed the failures of 1960s social movements. A deep hatred of the political system …

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