Archive for April, 2013

The Pirate Bay is in choppy waters AFK – ‘TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away From Keyboard’ is a behind-the-scenes look at the controversial court case that explores the issues a new generation of media consumers and questions how governments should deal with copyright in the Internet age.

‘American Commune’ shows how dreams can sour – ‘American Commune’ charts the rise and fall of America’s largest utopian socialist experiment through the memories of two women raised in the alternative community.

‘Rent a Family Inc.’ is an illusion of normalcy – ‘Rent a Family Inc.’ is about a Japanese married father of two who spends his days moonlighting as a social stand-in while being relatively absent from his own home.

‘Tales from the Organ Trade’ gets inside the controversy – ‘Tales from the Organ Trade’ is a riveting investigative documentary that chronicles the desperately poor and the desperately ill in a complex ethical dilemma.

‘Mercy Mercy’ is a sad portrait of international adoption – ‘Mercy Mercy: A Portrait of True Adoption’ is a documentary about inter-country adoption that provides a raw look at all participants in the adoption process.

‘The Exhibition’ is political art doubled – ‘The Exhibition’ is about an artist’s depiction of missing women that raises debates about race, privilege, art and responsibility.

‘Fatal Assistance’ is a revelation of relief – ‘Fatal Assistance’ is an investigative film about international aid in Haiti and the organizational ineptitude, broken promises and hidden agendas that accompanied it.