Philosophers and Ideas

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The Philosophers and Ideas includes the following titles:

Marx for Beginners - imageMarx for Beginners

Hilarious 7 minute animated introduction to Karl Marx's worldview.

Icarus Films | 1978 | 6 minutes | 9-12, College, Adult
Mille Gilles - imageMille Gilles
The thought and ideas of the French philosopher Gilles Deleuze, and his impact on creative work and communities around the world.
Icarus Films | 1997 | 44 minutes | 11-12, College, Adult
Peacock's War - imagePeacock's War

Moving portrait of legendary environmentalist, Doug Peacock.

Bullfrog Films | 1989 | 60 minutes | Grades 7-12, College, Adult
Planetary - imagePlanetary

A provocative and breathtaking wakeup call - a cross continental cinematic journey that explores our cosmic origins and our future as a species.

Bullfrog Films | 2016 | 84 minutes | 7 - 12, College, Adults
Ricardo and Malthus: Did You Say Freedom? - imageRicardo and Malthus: Did You Say Freedom?

The roots of today's global trade agreements lie in the work of stockbroker David Ricardo and demographer Thomas Malthus. Together, they would restructure society in the image of the market. (Episode 3 of the Capitalism series)

Icarus Films | 2014 | 53 minutes
Sociology is a Martial Art - imageSociology is a Martial Art

A new documentary about the world famous, highly influential sociologist Pierre Bourdieu, whose 40 books and countless articles represent a brilliant renovation and application of social science.

Icarus Films | 2001 | 146 minutes | College, Adult
Symbiotic Earth - imageSymbiotic Earth

Explores the life and ideas of Lynn Margulis, a scientific rebel who challenged entrenched theories of evolution to present a new narrative: life evolves through collaboration.

Bullfrog Films | 2018 | 147 minutes | 7 - 12, College, Adults
The Forgotten Space - imageThe Forgotten Space

A panoramic and essayistic portrait of the new global economy and a compelling argument about why it must change.

Icarus Films | 2010 | 112 minutes | 8-12, COLLEGE, ADULT
The War You Don't See (Interview with Julian Assange) - imageThe War You Don't See (Interview with Julian Assange)

68-minute interview with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange

Bullfrog Films | 2011 | 96 minutes | 10-12, College, Adult
The Wealth of Nations: A New Gospel? - imageThe Wealth of Nations: A New Gospel?

Adam Smith was both economist and moral philosopher. But his work on morality is largely forgotten, leading to tragic distortions that have shaped our global economic system. (Episode 2 of the Capitalism series)

Icarus Films | 2014 | 53 minutes

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