Does the philosophy of materialism work to destroy our identities, experience, and environment? Join narrator Daphne Ellis on a radical romp through the evidence and decide for yourself. Escape!
The BBS scene of the 80s and 90s was a magical time. Long before the Internet escaped from the lab, connected the planet and redefined what it meant to use a computer there was a brave and pioneering band of computer users who spent their time, money and sanity setting up their home computers and phone lines to welcome anyone who called.
Forbidden Reading is a Canadian documentary dealing with the dangers of censorship. “Danger in a book lies in the eye of the censor.” This program hosted by Alberto Manguel takes a broad look at forbidden reading through examples of people willing to risk grave civil and criminal penalties in order to be heard.
SPIN by Brian Springer exposed how media manipulation occurs in real time using satellite feeds of the big news networks. This 1995 feature length documentary gives an insight into the perception of how television is used to try and control and distort the American public’s view of reality.
Arthur C. Clarke offers an alternative list of the 7 Wonders of the World. Originally aired on the BBC in 1995 and partially filmed in Sri Lanka.
Revolution OS is a 2001 documentary which tells the history of GNU, Linux, and the open source and free software movements that accompanied it. The story is told through interviews with prominent hackers and entrepreneurs including Richard Stallman and Linus Torvalds.
Benoit Mandelbrot documentary from 1995. Mandelbrot discovered what is now called the M-Set in the early seventies and coined the term ‘fractal’ to describe the geometry behind it.
The 1970 British educational film “The Art of the Marbler” offers an in-depth look at paper marbling, a centuries-old technique for creating beautiful marble-like patterns on paper.
Aleister Crowley – The Wickedest Man In the World was originally broadcast as part of BBC4’s ‘Masters of Darkness’ on February 19, 2002.