Tag: Documentary

The Visionary Politics of Nomadland | Washington Monthly

Nomadland

When Sociology comes to the screens of America and is nominated for an Oscar. It’s not “Entertaining” it’s “Real”.

Ironically, Wayne’s character, like Wayne himself, embodied the stereotype often associated with the white working class: a terrible racist with retrograde notions of patriotism and manhood. Fern, and the rest of the characters in Nomadland, are the exact opposite. They are people who possess quiet dignity, decency, and stoicism in the face of structural forces grinding them down. They don’t turn to fascism. Rather, they remind us that maybe, just maybe, there is still a democratic future for the country.

Source: The Visionary Politics of Nomadland | Washington Monthly

‘It makes you want to throw your phone in the bin’: The film turning teens off social media

Neisha Biviano and Mia Quinn, 15, changed their attitudes to social media after viewing the documentary The Social Dilemma, which Mia also had her family watch.

Almost instantaneously, the bombshell Netflix documentary, The Social Dilemma, changed her relationship with the platforms upon which her generation grew up.

‘It makes you want to throw your phone in the bin’: The film turning teens off social media

Human: The Incredible Documentary That Will Change The Way You Look At Yourself | Collective-Evolution

“To succeed in your professional life isn’t that hard, but to succeed in your personal life is a lot harder. To really be a human is a lot harder. We forget about that.” – Yann Arthus-Bertand, director of the film Human Sometimes there comes along a documentary that is so profound, so moving, that you want to […]

Source: Human: The Incredible Documentary That Will Change The Way You Look At Yourself | Collective-Evolution