Progressive Movie Cart

Movies are a great organizing tool. Show them, bring people together, inform and discuss.





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Wellstone - Documentary
(*Excellent*) The life and
career of Paul Wellstone a
great progressive and a great
and inspiring story.



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How Democrats and Progressives
can win - Solutions from George Lakoff.
Cognitive Science professor, George
Lakoff introduces and explains what
"Framing" is and how conservatives used
it to influence swing voters and gain power.
This is an excellent short format video that
leaves you plenty of time for discussion in
a typical meeting or house party.

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Wall - Mart Movie - The High Price of
Low Cost. Tells the real story of the
corrosive effects that Wal-Mart wreaks
upon the communities in which it
operates and the men and women it
employs.


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Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War On
News. Examines the subtle and
overwhelming deceptions of Fox News.






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Uncovered - (Iraq War) Deconstructs
the case for war in Iraq through
interviews with U.S intelligence and
defense officials, foreign service experts,
and U.N. weapons inspectors.




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Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential
Election. Chronicles the theft of the US
presidency in 2000.






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Unconstitutional: The War on Our
Civil Liberties (Patriot Act) Documents
how conservatives were unable to recover
from wetting their pants after 9/11 and
gave away our civil liberties in an attempt
to stay dry.


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Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room
Documentary about the arrogant rise and fall
of Enron, one of the largest corporate
disasters in history. Corporate executives
schemed and scammed to get their stock
price to skyrocket walked away with billions
of dollars leaving the employees with nothing.


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Iron Jawed Angels - Story of Alice Paul
(Hillary Swank) and Suffragettes shows
how hard women fought to gain citizenship
and the right to vote.




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You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving
Train - Documentary retrospective on the
life and times of Howard Zinn. WWII B-17
bomber pilot, U.S. historian, political
scientist and catalyst for some of the
most notable progressive movements of
the past 60 years.

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The Corporation (Documentary)
Explores the nature and spectacular rise
and dominance of corporations and their
grip on our lives and our resulting loss of
civil rights. Examines the corporation's
legal status as a "person" and provides
interviews, case studies and strategies for
positive change.

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Weapons of Mass Deception(Media)
Explores how the Bush administration
"stage managed" the Iraq war to win a
favorable public opinion.




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Orwell Rolls in His Grave(Media)
Explores how the “Forth Estate”
(free press) which was established to
keep political abuse in check has been
purchased by the corporations who now
corrupt our political process.


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Control Room (Media) - Invites viewers
to reevaluate the ethics of media-managed
wars.





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Fahrenheit 9/11
Go ahead. It won't bite. A great documentary
offering people speaking in their own words
and actions asking the question “Why did
we attack Iraq when the 9/11 hijackers were
from Saudi Arabia?”


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End of Suburbia (Peak Oil)
"Peak Oil" is the point at which oil
extraction can no longer meet the
increasing demand for oil and gas on
earth. End of Suburbia examines the
certain and devastating panic that will
occur if we do not move quickly to educate
and mobilize people to pressure world
leaders into transitioning to a sustainable
energy economy by investing in alternative
energy solutions.
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The Oil Factor (Peak Oil)
A crash-course in the major events in the
Middle-East and U.S. politics as it relates
to Americas increasing dependence on
middle eastern oil.



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The Deal(Peak Oil) - Drama. After a long
war between the United States and a
coalition of Middle Eastern nations leads
to a gap in the flow of multinational oil
trading, the price of gasoline in America
shoots past six dollars a gallon.


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Hijacking Catastrophe(Peak Oil)
Fear & the Selling of American Empire
Examines how a radical fringe of the
Republican Party used the trauma of
the 9/11 terror attacks to advance a
pre-existing agenda to radically
transform American foreign policy
while rolling back civil liberties and
social programs at home.

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Enemy of the State Political corruption
thriller about illegal NSA wiretapping of
US citizens. Also invisioned by "The
Conversation," "The Man Who Knew Too
Much," and "Three Days of the Condor"





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All the Presidents Men Drama.
Excellent expose of vast Republican Dirty
Tricks which are continued, expanded
and refined today.




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Path to War (Vietnam War) - Drama.
Reveals the dangerous path and
disasterous result of caving into
conservative Republican pressure.




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The Fog of War(Vietnam War)
Documentary. Robert Macnamarra talks
with former adversary leaders of North
Vietnam and reveals how the US never
came close to winning the Vietnam War.




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Hearts and Minds Directed by Peter Davis
New high-definition DVD release of the eye
opening documentary about the Vietnam War.
Clearly shows the arrogance of power in policy
makers and generals and total state of denial
of the American people during wartime.



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A Bright Shining Lie (Vietnam War)
Drama Facinating true story of Lt. Colonel
John Paul Vann (Bill Paxton) who spent
ten years (1962-72) in Vietnam. Vann
exposed falsified casualty figures, deceptive
battle reports, and other lies about the war,
and takes heat from higher-ups. Returning
in 1968 as a civilian, he's decorated and
eventually promoted to general for his
contributions during the Tet offensive.
More on John Paul Vann

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Going Upriver(Vietnam War)
Illustrates the tangled web and dangerous
consequences of fighting wars based on
deception. Follows John Kerry's amazing
transformation as gung ho Navy Lieutenant,
volunteering for hazardous duty in Vietnam
to peace movement leader challenging the
policy makers who put the troops in harms
way for political reasons.

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Winter Soldier(Vietnam War)
Documentary of Vietnam veterans who
testify of atrocities they had witnessed
and committed during the Vietnam War.




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Truman (Harry Truman)
Drama Tells the story of American
President Harry S.Truman and the
struggle of an honest man in a corrupt
business.




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Judgment at Nuremberg
Directed by Stanley Kramer - One of the most
gripping courtroom dramas ever made with an
all-star cast: Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster,
Judy Garland, Marlene Dietrich, Montgomery
Clift, Richard Widmark and William Shatner.
Taking place at the long end of the famous trials
this is a phenomenal look at ethical and moral
dilemma strained by the aftermath of the
Holocaust of WWII and the beginning of
the Cold War with the Soviet Union.

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Thirteen Days (Cuban Missile Crisis)
Drama Hovered on the brink of nuclear
war during the Cuban Missile Crisis,
Thirteen Days shows the importance of
intelligent leadership, subtlety and
diplomacy needed to stop the hawks and
warmongers from destroying the world.

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Primary(JFK 1960 Documentary)
Amazing black and white documentary
of John F. Kennedy’s 1960 Democratic
primary campaign for president.




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The Hunting of the President
Republicans launched over 125 official
congressional investigations against
President Bill Clinton including one
investigation on the Clinton family cat
“Socks” and12 hours of testimony on the
use of the White House Christmas card
list. Not one investigation has been
started on George W. Bush.

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Road to the Presidency
Documentary of the 1992 presidential
race won by Bill Clinton.





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War Room
Backstage, inside look into
the day-to-day operations of Bill Clinton's
1992 campaign staff with campaign
manager James Carville and press
spokesman George Stephanopoulous.


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