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The Last Graduation - The Rise and Fall of College Programs in Prison
Researcher Barbara Zahm gives a brief history of the 1971 Attica Prison Rebellion in which forty-three men died, and the college prison program which was initiated afterward. After interviews with prison inmates, "The Movement for College Programs of New York…
Fighting for our Lives - The United Farm Workers' 1973 Grape Strike and The Wrath of Grapes
This two part video focuses on the history of the United Farm Workers and the 1973 grape strike and the pesticides sprayed on the fruit we eat.
Empire and Oil - Oil in the Middle East
Episode 9 of Shocking and Awful
Modern empires run on oil, and controlling this resource is key to the domination and destruction of potential rivals. This program examines the history of the Middle East and the desire of the United States to control its petroleum resources,…
Erasing Memory - The Cultural Destruction of Iraq
Episode 6 of Shocking and Awful
In the wake of the U.S. invasion, the military stood by and watched the destruction of the museums and archives of Iraq, the oldest treasures of human civilization. Millennia of history were bombed, looted and destroyed, and with them much…
The Art of Resistance - Art in Response to War
Episode 4 of Shocking and Awful
The growing impact of artists and cultural performances that have invigorated and enlivened resistance to America's imperial war on Iraq. Picasso responded to the fascist takeover of Spain in the 1930s with his famous painting Guernica. Artists today are responding…
National Insecurities - Muslims in the US
Episode 3 of Shocking and Awful
In the wake of 911 the U.S. government launched a 21st century pogrom against Arabs and Muslims in the U.S, inflaming racial and religious hatreds and fears. Violence against immigrants, especially Arabs, imprisonment without trial, especially for Muslims became shockingly…
We Are the Palestinian People - Revolution Until Victory
A compelling account of the conflict between the Zionist settlers of Palestine and the indigenous Palestinian Arabs. The film traces the long history of Arab resistance, from the early rebellions against Turkish rule in 1915 and the general strikes in…
Globalization at Gunpoint - The Economics of Occupation
Episode 7 of Shocking and Awful
The military occupation of Iraq has enabled the U.S. to enforce privatization of the Iraqi economy, in effect, selling off Iraq's assets to foreign investors. A look at the challenges to privatization. Part seven of a twelve part series from…
A Conversation - Howard Zinn and Woody Harrelson on the Iraq War
In October 2003, months after the United States launchaed its brutal, criminal war on the people of Iraq, historian Howard Zinn sat down with actor Woodly Harrelson for a provocative, humorous, wide ranging conversation. Filmed at Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN),…
Channels of War - The Media is the Military
Episode 10 of Shocking and Awful
The mainstream television networks have fanned the flames of war, and have profited from doing so. This program looks at how the U.S. corporate media has sanitized our field of vision. Part ten of a twelve part series from Deep…
Baghdad - Realities of War in Iraq
Episode 12 of Shocking and Awful
A raw and uncensored look into the every day realities of war in Iraq; Italian filmmaker Dario Bellini has created a film that shows the human face of war. Without dialogue or narration, Baghdad is a haunting collage of still…
The Real Face of Occupation - Recent Military Actions in Iraq
Episode 1 of Shocking and Awful
Part one of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. The programs address the implications and consequences of the recent military actions in Iraq and shows how people are mobilizing to deal with the…
Standing With the Women of Iraq
Episode 2 of Shocking and Awful
Part two of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. This program asks what the U.S. invasion and occupation has meant for the women of Iraq? In this program their passionate statements of resistance…
Dance of Death - US Soldiers and the Iraqi People
Episode 5 of Shocking and Awful
Part five of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. This program examines the relationship between U.S. soldier-occupiers and the Iraqi people. What impact has this interaction had on the soldiers, what hopes or…
The World Says NO to War
Episode 8 of Shocking and Awful
Part eight of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. This program documents the massive protests of tens of millions of people throughout the world in opposition to the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Sounds…
Suncookers - Teaching Refugees Solar Cooking
Shot in Kenya in 2006, this film follows Margaret Owino, of Solar Cookers International in Nairobi, as she teaches refugees how to use solar cooking. Deforestation in Kenya has made the firewood and charcoal, that the refugees use to cook,…
Resistance at Home - American's Opposing the War in Iraq
Episode 11 of Shocking and Awful
Part eleven of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. This episode focuses on the millions of Americans who have said, NO! to the invasion and occupation of Iraq and the larger Bush agenda…
Shocking and Awful - A Grassroots Response to War and Occupation
In response to the attempt to "shock and awe" Iraq into submission, Deep Dish TV put out a call to artists, filmmakers and editors to create this powerful series. Each of the 12 programs contains segments produced by different artists…
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