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  1. Divide, The (2015)

    Director
    Katherine Round
    Subject
    Economics; Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 PAL, 74 minutes), £8.99

    The Divide tells the story of 7 individuals striving for a better life in the modern day US and UK, where the top 0.1% owns as much wealth as the bottom 90%. By plotting these tales together, the film...

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  2. Four Horsemen (2012)

    Subject
    Economics; Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 PAL, 97 minutes), £14.99

    A film which takes a look at the world economy in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, with contributions from philosopher, linguist and political activist Noam Chomsky, heterodox economist Ha-Joon...

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  3. Noam Chomsky: Extraordinary Minds (2011)

    Subject
    Linguistics; Politics & government
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 NTSC, 49 minutes), £85.00

    Noam Chomsky is Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) within the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy. Chomsky is considered among the most important intellectual...

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  4. Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1993)

    Director
    Mark Achbar; Peter Wintonick
    Producer
    Mark Achbar; Peter Wintonick
    Subject
    Media studies; Politics & government
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 167 + 215 minutes), £19.56

    In an energetic fusion of images and ideas, Manufacturing Consent explores the political life and ideas of the controversial author, linguistic scholar, radical philosopher and activist, Noam Chomsky. Using...

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  5. Thinking and Language

    Subject
    Linguistics; Psychology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL), £44.00

    Use of language to communicate complex ideas is the most obvious way to demonstrate cognition and understanding. This film clearly illustrates the importance of language and the ideas it enables us to...

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  6. Chomskian Abstract

    Director
    Cornelia Parker
    Subject
    Art; Environmental science; Politics & government
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 42 minutes), £9.99

    Environmental disaster is something that particularly concerns Cornelia Parker. Parker’s work explores the idea that humankind is subject to unstoppable natural forces, with the idea that the world is now...

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