- Global Voices - https://globalvoices.org -

‘Films for Action’ Website Shares List of Top 100 Documentaries ‘We Can Use to Change the World’

Categories: Arts & Culture, Censorship, Citizen Media, Development, Digital Activism, Economics & Business, Education, Environment, Ethnicity & Race, Film, History, Human Rights, Humor, Ideas, Indigenous, Media & Journalism, Migration & Immigration, Politics, Protest, Religion, Technology, War & Conflict, Women & Gender

After years of promotion and reviews of documentaries devoted to social change, the site Films for Action released a list of what they consider to be the 100 most influencial and provocative [1]. From critiques to manistream media to the corporate world, passing through the ideas and solutions proposed in and by the majority world [2], this list of films present a wide view of ideas that many consider crucial to discuss.

The list includes documentaries like The Economics of Happiness [3] (2011), which will be available for free in August, and The Crisis of Civilization [4] (2011), based on the Book by Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed [5].

Documentaries have an incredible power to raise awareness and create transformative changes in consciousness both at the personal and global levels […] All of the films have been selected because they are either free to watch online, or can be rented online. There are several films we would have loved to add to this list, but they currently don't have an accessible way to view them. As that changes, we'll be updating this list over time. Enjoy!