The Globalization Trilogy

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Store Wars - When Wal-Mart Comes to Town
This documentary follows the conflict that polarizes a small town when Wal-Mart wants to build a mega-store there. In the U.S., Wal-Mart opens a new mega-store every two business days,…
China Blue - Life in a Chinese Garment Factory
Shot clandestinely in China, under difficult conditions, this is a deep-access account of what both China and the international retail companies don't want us to see - how the clothes…
Bitter Seeds - The Future of Agriculture
Bitter Seeds is the final film in Micha X. Peled's Globalization Trilogy, following Store Wars: When Wal-Mart Comes to Town and China Blue. The films won 18 international awards, aired…

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Store Wars - When Wal-Mart Comes to Town
Part of the Series: The Globalization Trilogy
This documentary follows the conflict that polarizes a small town when Wal-Mart wants to build a mega-store there. In the U.S., Wal-Mart opens a new mega-store every two business days, creating 150 Store Wars stories every year. It is the story of the impact of discount chain stores on American…
The Men Who Would Conquer China
Mart Bakal is a multi-millionaire New York investment banker with a mission. He's been assisting the spread of capitalism in the former Communist world since the early 1990's. He now wants to build his profile and his personal fortune in the biggest market of all - China. But he needs…
Is Wal-Mart Good for America?
Part of the Series: Frontline
FRONTLINE offers two starkly contrasting images: one of empty storefronts in Circleville, Ohio; the other, a sea of high rises in the South China boomtown of Shenzhen. The connection between American job losses and soaring Chinese exports? Wal-Mart. For Wal-Mart, China has become the cheapest, most reliable production platform in…
Pet Fooled - Secrets from the Commercial Pet Food Industry
This startling documentary offers an in depth look at the commercial pet food industry. Through interviews with those who lost their pets to the negligence of commercially packaged pet food, PET FOOLED reveals the total lack of oversight and care for animal nutrition of the industry at large. Winner of…
To Get Rich Is Glorious
In this astonishingly candid documentary, wealthy Hong Kong entrepreneur VINCENT LEE takes us on an emotional journey during the former colony's historic reunification with China. Vincent opens up his world of influence, his successful business strategies, his dilemmas and his fears. We then travel China with Vincent and his partner…
Advance Australian Film
Advance Australian Film is an investigative, thought-provoking documentary that explores the inner-workings of the Australian film industry, celebrating some of our key successes and examining the changes occurring across the global filmmaking landscape - with crowdfunding social media marketing and video-on-demand platforms empowering filmmakers like never before and changing the…
Dead Slow Ahead - Global Trade, Labor and Capitalism
An enormous shipping freighter drifts endlessly across the Atlantic Ocean; its' crew toiling tirelessly below. At times resembling a dystopian science-fiction film, this is trenchant commentary on global trade, labor and capitalism. Winner of the Tios Award at the Ann Arbor Film Festival. Winner of Special Jury Prize - Filmmakers…
Blue Gold - World Water Wars
PBS
This award winning documentary directed by Sam Bozzo is based on the book BLUE GOLD: THE FIGHT TO STOP THE CORPORATE THEFT OF THE WORLD'S WATER by Maude Barlow and Tony Clark. The film examines the problems created by the privatization and commoditization of water.
Mardi Gras: Made in China - Globalization Gone Wild
Winner of twenty-one national and international awards, Mardi Gras: Made in China follows the path of Mardi Gras beads from the streets of New Orleans during Carnival - where revelers party and exchange beads for nudity - to the disciplined factories in Fuzhou, China - where teenage girls live and…
American Winter - The Decline of the Middle Class in America
A timely documentary that follows the personal stories of eight families struggling in the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. AMERICAN WINTER reveals the devastating effects of the mortgage meltdown, high unemployment, the health care crisis, and budget cuts to the social safety net through the eyes of families…
Master of the Universe - Ethical Dilemmas in Banking
For the very first time a true international finance insider tells all about the global banking system. In this award-winning film, Rainer Voss, once one of Germany's leading investment bankers who personally oversaw billions of dollars, reveals how the glittering financial world actually operates, from its dark, seemingly amoral abysses…
Dirty Energy - Firsthand Stories from the Deepwater Horizon Disaster
On April 20th, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded off the Gulf of Mexico, killing eleven BP workers and spewing 200 million barrels of oil into the ocean. DIRTY ENERGY brings to light the personal stories of the Louisiana fishermen and local residents directly impacted by the worst environmental…