When Jack Tramiel invented Commodore in the 1970's, he envisioned computing for the masses and not just the upper classes. Spearheading the personal technology revolution and combatting giants like Apple and IBM, Commodore became a household name by changing the way in which we interact, create and play with computers. From the advent of the groundbreaking Atari and Tetris games to the evolution
A Temple to the commons is set in an obscure village in the south of India, where for sixty a years a local cultural group has engaged with the world outside through a robust cultural practice. They watch the latest cinema, and perform plays ranging from Shakespeare to the modern and support a theater with 600 seats for a village of a 1000 people. They open the possibility that a cultural engage
This project is an original one-act comedy written for stage and produced as a film. The story is set in a City Council meeting in modern day Northeastern Pennsylvania full of bad behaviors, humorous interactions, and the hyperbole of chaos. Some of that comedy is delivered by a contingent of truck drivers, fulfilling their active citizenship duties to attend this public forum in-between hauls.
Consuming Kids throws desperately needed light on the practices of a relentless multi-billion dollar marketing machine that now sells kids and their parents everything from junk food and violent video games to bogus educational products and the family car. Drawing on the insights of health care professionals, children's advocates, and industry insiders, the film focuses on the explosive growth o
Kent Fishman is a germophobe who spends the weekdays pushing a pencil at his tidy desk while his employer's uncouth factory workers lounge in the company's filthy restroom. It is a hostile environment that Kent tries to avoid but can't. Although he refrains from using the toilet, Kent reluctantly visits the facility on a daily basis because of his compulsive need to cleanup after lunch. One part
This Crime Does Not Pay short shows how cooperation among all the nations of the Americas helps the war effort. In this case, a US government agent travels to Chile and Colombia. He works with local authorities to try to thwart an Axis plan to ship stolen ammunition.
By reputation, Davis, California is a 'liberal, progressive' university community with 'high-performing' schools. But as in many American communities, beneath the surface lay marked racial disparities in schooling experiences and hurtful race relations. Charting more than 7 years, 'From The Community To The Classroom' documents the transformative power that youth in conjunction with adults had o
"Good Will for the Common Good" points out Baptists' poor relational legacy with their Jewish neighbors, but it quickly moves on to highlight examples of how some Baptist and Jewish leaders have overcome historical blunders to blaze a new trail together.
'HEART - The Kabul Chronicles' follows humanitarian aviator Luken Hartlage through his recalling of working in and around Kabul, Afghanistan for the United Nations. The people, culture, and daily life of his experiences lead him along the most fascinating journey in the heart of southeast Asia. This documentary eschews the stereotypical American-hating Afghan terrorist to provide an intimate vie