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Recent Films: 

The House I Live In

Genetic Roulette

Searching for Steele

The Return of Navajo Boy

Nuclear Savage

Inequality for All

War on Whistle-blowers

The Wobblies

How to Start a Revolution


American Winter


The Invisible War


The Life & Music 
of Harry Stamper




The Healthcare Movie


The End of Poverty?

Triangle - Remembering
the Fire

Motel Kids of
Orange County

HEIST - Who Stole 
The American Dream

Morristown In Air & Sun 

The Strangest Dream 

 BAM 6.6 

A Really
Inconvenient Truth 

The Iron Wall 

Blood in the Mobile

For Neda 

Israel and Palestine 
presentered by Sam & Ruth Neff

Battle for Marjah 
Anderson, Wonke, Davies
HBO Films 

If You Love this Planet 
Helen Caldicott Presenation
Terre Nash NFB Canada 

 The Welcome 
Kim Shelton, Director
Bill & Kim McMillan - Producers

 The Calling 
Stuart Kershaw 

 Iraq's Secret War Files
BBC Channel 4 

Pete Seda - Terrorism
and Security Abuse   

Wartorn 1861-2010
 Joni Alpert &  Matt ONeil

The Dark Side of
Chocolate (Child
Int'l Labor Rights

Daniel Ellsberg:
Most Dangerous 
Man in America  

Project Kashmir
 Independent Lens

David Redmon &
Ashley Sabin


Frontline: Behind Taliban Lines 

The Power of Community:
How Cuba Survived Peak Oil 

Frozen Dreams -
ICE  Raid on Portland's
 DelMonte Cannery

Howard Zinn: You Can't  Be 
 Neutral On a   Moving Train

"Health Consequences
of the Iraq War"    

"Immokalee USA"
Georg Koszulinski

PrivateArmies Al Jazeera

"Fixer"by Christian Parenti

The Last Truck     
HBO Films

"Rethink Afghanistan" 
by Robert Greenwald    

"Walking It Off:
A Veteran's Chronicle" 
Schooling the World - The White Man's Last Burden   2010               65 Minutes

”This exquisitely beautiful and gripping film shows how modern education puts a straightjacket on the mind. It shook me awake, letting me see more clearly than ever before, the tragedy it inflicts on us all — with its regimentation, its stultifying abstractions, its prison-like exclusion of the natural world. Added to these insults, for Ladakhis, as with other indigenous peoples, come clear messages of their cultural and linguistic inferiority, the more quickly to replace curiosity with obedience, self-confidence with conformity. And an age-old fabric of wisdom and ecological intelligence begins to disappear…. An impeccable and gorgeous piece of work.”  
~ Joanna Macy, author, World as Lover, World as Self: Courage for Global Justice and Ecological Renewal

“Schooling the World raises fundamental questions about the universal necessity and goodness of a particular form of modern schooling which has come to stand for education today. With a rare, philosophical sense for the truth, the documentary reflects on the alienating impact of schooling not just on children but also on adults in indigenous contexts such as Ladakh. The different yet equally devastating context of schooling in America is also highlighted. Poignant and deeply insightful, this is a must-see film for anyone interested in the meaningful upbringing of children and the future of human civilization.”  – Nosheen Ali, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

“An extremely thought-provoking film.” – Cambridge University International Development Society.

“An important and fascinating movie.”  – Sir Ken Robinson, author, The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything

“Every teacher and prospective teacher should watch and discuss Schooling the World.”  – Bill Bigelow, Rethinking Schools

“Powerful, effective, direct, clear… and at the same time poetic, subtle, delicate, tender.” – Gustavo Esteva, education activist and co-founder, Universidad de la Tierra, Oaxaca, Mexico

“Painful, provocative, and oddly exhilarating.”  – Paul Campbell, Director, International Baccalaureate Conference of the Americas

“A film of profound insights and the quest for hope in the thick of much violence by mainstream cultures against the marginalized and the silenced peoples of the world …   Challenging, courageous and thought provoking.”  – Dr. Madhu Suri Prakash, Professor of Education Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University

“Those of us fighting for environmental or social justice, or even fighting for justice for indigenous peoples, too often feel that getting every child into school is a solution to the problems we face. This extraordinary and powerful film helps us see how school systems both reflect and amplify capitalism’s exploitative economy: the culture of objectification and control that underlies the economic exploitation of people and the planet is also deeply embedded in the industrial school system and its treatment of children. This film reminds us that universal schooling is rapidly unraveling saner ways of living all around the world.” – Derrick Jensen, author,  Endgame,  A Language Older than Words

“Schooling the World should be obligatory viewing for international development agencies who send out young people to ‘educate’ the other world. The documentary shatters the myth that we cannot learn from developing countries and that our education system is the best.  It should also be viewed by decision makers in the developing world who think that everything ‘foreign’ is better. Having worked in China for nearly 20 years I am appalled to see how we are producing thousands and thousands of business managers with a western outlook, who will ultimately hit a dead end, without the jobs they built their dreams on, and thus produce a frustrated mass of population. This documentary asserts what I believe passionately –– that our world is an interesting place to live because of the diversity of culture and heritage.”  – Dr. Jayanta Guha,  Emeritus Professor of Earth Sciences, University of  Québec

“Stunning! I couldn’t wait to show it to my students. It carries a compelling message to those of us here in a developing nation that is struggling against so many of the same issues portrayed here.  – Henry Ferguson, teacher at American International School of Mozambique

“If only I still had students… This is one of the days I wish I hadn’t stopped active teaching…  This is one of the teaching and learning opportunities for my English class I would have certainly grasped with my students to make them reflect on school and learning.”  – Sigi Jakob, former teacher and education blogger

“Wow. Incredible. I teach these texts and critical events to my highly privileged college students, and at first they are skeptical. This is so much more powerful… Visually, also  stunning.”  –  Kirsten Olsen, educator and author, Wounded By School: Recapturing the Joy in Learning

“Carol Black’s documentary prompts university students, who are often being encouraged to go and teach in the so-called “developing world”, to consider difficult reflexive questions while opening up vital lines of inquiry concerning the politics of cultural and developmental relations and the global implications of the capitalist-modernization project including the related education/schooling model (Education For All) being un-critically exported to these regions.  This documentary is both pedagogically useful and politically revealing for teachers and students alike, and is especially appropriate for graduate and senior undergraduate classes in education and the humanities and social sciences.”  – Dip Kapoor, Ph.D.,  Associate Professor, International Education, University of Alberta

“The implications of this short film are enormous, and the discussion it engendered … made it a highlight of the festival.”  – Charles Donelan, The Santa Barbara Independent

“Surely the most radical documentary at the Vancouver International Film Festival this year.” – Volkmar Richter, Vancouver Observer

CPJ  Medford


the World

Film Trailer

  Jan 13, Tues, 2014

7:00 PM 
Adams Room
Medford Library
10th & Central

Medford, OR 

Planned and
Potential Future CPJ

Film Showings

 Suggested Upcoming
Film Showings

1.   American Fugitive - The Truth about   Hassan  2008  (75 Min)  
2.  PsyWar   2010  (99 Min)
Health, Money & Fear  Hochfeld 2011   (90 Mn)
4.  Food, Inc.  2008   (90 Min)
5.  When the Levees Broke - Spike Lee
6  What a Way to Go 2007   (2 Hrs)
7.  Which Way Home  2009   (80 Min)
8.  La Americana  2008   (65 Min)
9.  Out of Balance -Exxon & Climate 
     2008    (65 Min)
10. The Corporation (3 Parts) 2005 (105
11. Under the Hood (World Torture) 
       2008 (2 hrs)
12. The Oath (POV)  2010 (90 Min)
13. Occupation 101 2007    (90 Min)
14  Ground Truth  2006       (72 Min)
15. Where Soldiers Come From  2011 (90
16. Salt of the Earth  1954  B&W (94
17. Reclaiming Democracy  2012 (125
18. American Fugitive 2008 (75 Min)
19.  Dirty Wars  2013  (86 Min)