Socio-political films

Thought provoking, controversial, meaningful, cultural, sociological, psychological films and documentaries that moved me. Also, great movies to include in a…
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the poster for schinder's list, which features two hands holding each other
Redirect Notice
Steven Spielberg's SCHINDLER'S LIST
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The Wachowski Brothers' V FOR VENDETTA
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Erin Brockovich (2000) ⭐ 7.4 | Biography, Drama
Great movie
a movie poster for rabbit proof fence with two girls standing behind a barbed wire fence
Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002) ⭐ 7.4 | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002) - In 1931, three half Aboriginal-half white girls escape after being taken from their mothers as part of a program to control the mixing of white and Aboriginal blood and set off on a 1200-mile trek across the Outback back to their home. From an amazing true story!
the front cover of a book, not one less
Not One Less (1999) ⭐ 7.7 | Drama
Not One Less (1999)
the movie poster for totsi, which features a woman sitting on a bench
Tsotsi (2005) After shooting a woman (Nambitha Mpumlwana) and driving off in her car, a ruthless thug (Presley Chweneyagae) is surprised to discover he isn't alone, kept company by a crying infant in the backseat. But through his efforts to care for the baby, he slowly rediscovers his capacity to love. Writer-director Gavin Hood helms this Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language Film, based on the novel by Athol Fugard.
there is a blue and white poster with the words everyone deserves to be represented on it
(6 of 6) Women of Color & the Top 500 Films
the poster for fast food nation hangs on the wall in front of the door to the movie theater
ellentube — Celebrity Interviews, Original Series, Giveaways and more
'Fast Food Nation'
the cove movie poster with dolphins in water
ellentube — Celebrity Interviews, Original Series, Giveaways and more
'The Cove'
a cow standing in the middle of a field with a barcode on it's back
ellentube — Celebrity Interviews, Original Series, Giveaways and more
'Food Inc.'
some people are paying their fair share in taxes
Taxes or Spending Cuts? The World of Class Warfare
Public opinions on who is paying their fair share in taxes. Source: Pew Research Center ( [click on this image to find an analysis of this debate and see a video from the Daily Show]
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The Truth About the Economy
Income Inequality between the top and bottom 20%. Source: [click on this image to find a short video explaining these trends]