Free award-winning documentaries to discuss before the U.S elections Available online in October, “Detropia” and “Please Vote for Me” are more relevant than ever. In a bit more than one month from now, citizens of the world’s biggest economy, the USA, will choose their next president. To bring the American economy and the importance of democracy to the discussion, two documentaries are now available online for free. Award-winning titles, the films are part of THE WHY Foundation’s Film of The ... Read more
2012 | Documentary
Detroit’s story has encapsulated the iconic narrative of America over the last century – the Great Migration of African Americans escaping Jim Crow; the rise of manufacturing and the middle class; the love affair with automobiles; the flowering of the American dream; and now… the collapse of the economy and the fading American mythos.
2007 | Documentary
Wuhan is a city in China the size of London where an experiment in democracy is conducted. At Evergreen Primary School, a grade 3 class learns what democracy is when an election for class monitor is being held. Three children are chosen by the teacher as candidates and they have a few days to campaign and convince their classmates to vote for them. The little candidates are seen at school and at home, where their parents do their best to make sure their child will win the election.