Peace Watch

- The War on Democracy by John Pilger
- Depleted Uranium Military Usage: Uranium 238 Part 1
- Depleted Uranium Military Usage: Uranium 238 Part 2
- Depleted Uranium Military Usage: Uranium 238 Part 3
- Depleted Uranium Military Usage: Uranium 238 Part 4


Human Rights and Social Justice

- Quebrando los Huevos de Oro / Cracking the Golden Egg


Urban Environment



 (English) (1 hour, 36 minutes)
Former Vice President Al Gore presents an eye-opening and compelling view of the future of our planet- and our civilization- in the mist-see documentary of the year. This is a wake-up call that cuts through myths and misconceptions to deliver the message that global warming is a real and present danger. An Inconvenient Truth brings home Gore’s persuasive argument that we must act now to save the earth. Each and every one of us can make changes in the way in which we live our lives and become part of the solution.


(Español) (1 hora, 33 minutos)
Estamos viviendo en un periodo crucial. Los científicos afirman que solo tenemos 10 años para cambiar nuestro modo de vida, evitar que los recursos naturales se agoten e impedir una evolución catastrófica del clima de la Tierra.


(Español) (30 minutos)
Esta es una documental sobre la minería del oro en diferentes partes de Costa Rica, incluyendo Crucitas, que explica los consecuencias negativas de la minería por la gente y la biodiversidad. Va a oír de dos presidentes de Costa Rica, biólogos, y otros expertos. Es una película que todos deban ver para entender lo que está pasando en el tierra de Costa Rica que afecta todo el mundo.






 (English) (2 hours, 7 minutes)

This film is an exploration of the benefits and consequences of the United States’ love affair with capitalism. It tells the heartbreaking stories of families crushed by the drive for profit as it divulges little known injustices in the system. Through this film one will have a better understanding of what has made America great and what is threatening to destroy it.



 (English) (4 films at approximately 1 hour, 30 minutes each)

 Through this documentary the events of 9/11 are examined anew. The research behind the documentary provides for an interesting take on what happened that day. As it challenges the conventional explanations of the event, this documentary proposes a new line of questioning as to the circumstances behind this horrific event.



(English) (1:40)
This documentary takes you inside 9/11 in order to examine what really happened. It raises thought provoking questions about that day. Through this film you will be able to appreciate a different point of view about one of the most horrific events in the United States’ history.



(English) (20 minutes)
Can torture be justified in certain circumstances? Do “harsh interrogation techniques” make Americans safer? Can cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment of prisoners be morally justified? Now that President Obama has issued an executive order halting torture, the National Religious Campaign Against Torture is working to build the moral consensus that torture is always wrong.



 (English) (8 minutes)
Based on the ideas of Native American storyteller, Willy Whitefeather, “Hope” illustrates the cause and effect of life out of balance, and suggests a new path to harmony. Appealing to a universal audience, “Hope” is a collage of music, sounds and images in a 7 minute story, rich with layers of meaning. “Hope” combines animation inspired by Pueblo, Sioux and Hopi art, with archival and original HD footage to bring the viewer on a powerful journey through human existence and toward a positive future.


“Césio-137 o Brilho da Morte” (Português) (24 minutos) Consequências psicossociais do acidente de Goiânia.


(English) (58 minutes)
This documentary reveals the past and present culture of the Navajo people whose way of life was disrupted by the harmful effects of uranium. As the Navajos faced daily exposure to Uranium and were recruited to work in the mines in the region they began to experience the dangerous side-effects caused by Uranium. Enjoy this exploration of an ancient culture as it educates the public on the hardships faced by the Navajo people.



 (English) (1 hour, 6 minutes)
As more and more information comes to light about depleted uranium and its effects on the human body, it is more important than ever that the public educate itself on this issue. This documentary examines the facts surrounding depleted uranium from both the U.S. government’s viewpoint and from that of U.S. soldiers who were exposed to it. Throughout the video, tragic tales of illness, deformation, and pain are told by those who were unfortunate enough to come into contact with depleted uranium, suggesting that this topic is a matter that can no longer be neglected.


 (English/ subtítulos en español) (29 minutes/ 29 minutos)
“Uranio 238” es una documental sobre la historia del uso de uranio empobrecido y los efectos que lo tiene en los soldados y en la población civil. Descubra las razones porque el militar no deba usarlo. Disfruta esta película galardonada que fue producido por el Centro de los Amigos para la Paz.

“Uranium 238” is a documentary about the history and use of depleted uranium and the effects that it has on soldiers and civilians. Discover the reasons why the military should not use depleted uranium. Enjoy this award-winning film produced by the Friends for Peace Center.


(English) (53 minutes)

 Uranium Road rips away the veil of secrecy from both the past and present South African nuclear programs, showing how the nuclear industry creates closed cliques of the powerful and fundamentally undermines the democratic principles of our young democracy. This penetrating documentary exposes the billion rand industry that relies on technology whose safety and economy has yet to be proven. Uranium Road, which combines archival footage, interviews with local and international experts and tells the story of a community on the edge of a nuclear waste dump in scenic Namaqualand, cuts to the core of our democracy.




 (English) (57 minutes)

What is the connection between coffee farmers, birds, and ourselves? Why are 25 million coffee farmers impoverished while we spend more for our coffee? Why are North American songbirds becoming harder and harder to find? What is the difference between Free Trade and Fair Trade? This film explores the answers to these questions and many more. We hear from experts and students, from coffee lovers and bird lovers. But most importantly, we hear from the coffee farmers themselves and learn how their lives and ours are inextricably joined in ways that we need to understand.


 (Español) (1 hora, 30 minutos) (Ficción)
Son tiempos revolucionarios y Sonia pone a girar a todos al compás de su corazón rebelde. Apenas “pedida” para casarse con Miguel, dirigente juvenil de la comunidad, por los caminos de la selva Lacandona la muchacha encuentra el fondo de sus ojos en los del guerrillero Julio y experimenta una pasión que pone en riesgo la seguridad de su comunidad y de los insurgentes zapatistas. Las fuerzas del gobierno sitian por aire y tierra a los rebeldes. Alicia, hermana menor de Sonia, aprende a descifrar en sus juegos la realidad a través del espejo. Será su abuela Zoraida quien baje a tierra las visiones de la niña. Juntas, Zoraida y Alicia descubrirán en la decisión de Sonia una prueba para las voluntades y las tradiciones. En un mundo donde todo cambia, tierra de mujeres y hombres libres que han decidido resistir y no dejarse, Sonia libra las batallas del amor en el corazón del tiempo.


 (Español) (10 minutos con varias videos más cortes)
La Casadora del TLC es la experiencia de un colectivo de artistas que viaja por las comunidades de Costa Rica, llevando su arte e informando sobre las graves consecuencias del TLC.


PORQUE VINIMOS / “Why We Come” (English, Español/ Subtítulos en inglés y Español) (47 minutos)
Es una documental sobre las razones porque las personas de centro américa vienen a los E.E.U.U. Puede oir cuentos de las personas quien son de otros países y trabajan en los Estados Unidos. Hay cuatro partes: Condiciones en la casa, El Paso, Viviendo y Trabajando en Marin, y Palabras Finales.

It is a documentary about the reasons why people from Central American migrate to the USA. You can hear the stories of people who come to the United States from other countries to find work. The documentary includes four sections: The Conditions in their Homes, The Crossing, Living and Working in Marin, and Final Words.


 (English) (Mas o menos una hora-about 1 hour)

Why do 700 Salvadorans leave their native country every day? In 1992, U.N. Peace Accords marked the end of a brutal civil war in El Salvador. This film is the moving story of Salvadoran individuals and their communities, as well as the complex geopolitical realities that have so profoundly impacted their lives. Their vibrant stories make a distant war relevant to a current American audience.

¿Porque 700 Salvadoreños salen su país nativa cada día? En 1992, N.U. Acuerdos de Paz marcado el término de un guerra civil brutal en El Salvador. Este documental es un cuento emocionado de salvadoreños individuales y sus comunidades, así como la compleja realidad geopolítica que tienen tan profundamente impactado en sus vidas. Sus cuentos vibrantes hacen una guerra lejos relevante para una audiencia americana actual.