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So far Ted Metrakas has created 101 blog entries.

The Ivory Game

Executive produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, the documentary exposes the thriving market for ivory and starts a dialogue toward ending it. In this aim, the film is a smashing success.

By |November 3rd, 2016|DVD/Streaming/On Demand, Environmental|0 Comments

Do Not Resist

The film could not be timelier, and it offers answers to one of the most vital questions of our time—why are citizens being treated like enemy combatants?

By |October 14th, 2016|Documentary, Top Picks|0 Comments

Theo Who Lived

A vivid documentary about the two-year imprisonment of an American freelance journalist in war-torn Syria. A remarkable chronicle of empathy.

By |October 8th, 2016|Documentary, Top Picks, War|0 Comments

Snowden

Oliver Stone’s film covers a nine-year period in the life of security systems administrator turned whistleblower Edward Snowden, from an idealistic Special Forces enlistee to becoming the most wanted man in the world.

By |September 25th, 2016|Biopic|0 Comments

Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four

In 1998, four young San Antonio women were sentenced to 82.5 years in prison between them, on accusations that didn’t even rise to the level of baseless.

By |September 15th, 2016|Documentary, GLBT, Top Picks|0 Comments

Starving the Beast

This shocking, depressing, blood-boiling documentary examines the lengths to which politicians and think tanks will go to ensure that business logic extends into every aspect of society, including higher education.

By |September 5th, 2016|Education|0 Comments

When Two Worlds Collide

A riveting, highly informative look at the ongoing conflict between Amazonian natives defending their land against transnational petroleum corporations.

By |August 24th, 2016|Environmental, Top Picks|0 Comments

Indignation

More powerful and impactful than its polish, deliberate pacing, and academic focus may suggest, Indignation is a haunting tragedy whose effects are not quickly shaken off.

By |July 28th, 2016|Book adaptation, Top Picks|0 Comments

Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru

Renowned self-help speaker and author Tony Robbins is a walking contradiction. He is at once an absolute embodiment of egoistic, swaggering American capitalism and a seemingly selfless soul devoted to helping others live better lives.

By |July 24th, 2016|Documentary, DVD/Streaming/On Demand|0 Comments