American Life (Noam Chomsky) Movies on DVD

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Extraordinary Minds: Noam Chomsky  (2011)
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Genre: Documentary

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Extraordinary Minds: Noam Chomsky
   DVD   (2011)
Genre: Documentary

Known for his provocative opinions concerning language, philosophy, and politics, Noam Chomsky has demonstrated himself to be one of the world's most important intellectuals. In this enlightening program, "Multiple Intelligences" author Howard Gardner conducts an interview with Chomsky and reviews the M.I.T. professor's contributions to society. 49 min. Soundtrack: English.

Cast:  Noam Chomsky
Item #: D82972
 
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Is The Man Who Is Tall Happy?  (2013)
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Genre: Documentary

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Is The Man Who Is Tall Happy?
   DVD   (2013)
Genre: Documentary

Visually stimulating and intellectually challenging, this documentary by filmmaker Michel Gondry ("Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind") explores human concerns both intimate and vast through a series of conversations with influential multi-hyphenate Noam Chomsky. Against charming animations created by Gondry, we are exposed to teacher-philosopher-linguist Chomsky's many provocative ideas about life, language, creativity, and death. 89 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English; bonus footage; interview; theatrical trailer.

Item #: D39813
 

Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky And The Media  (1992)
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Genre: Documentary

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Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky And The Media
   DVD   (1992)
Genre: Documentary

Does America's mass media contribute to a "web of deceit" that stifles dissent and maintains a status quo? Renowned author, linguist and social philosopher Noam Chomsky tackles this and other weighty issues in a two-part documentary that includes a variety of interviews while tracing Chomsky's life and controversial career. 167 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; biographies; documentary.

Cast:  Noam Chomsky
Item #: D28400
 

Noam Chomsky On The World: The Chomsky Sessions  (2008)
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Genre: Documentary

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Noam Chomsky On The World: The Chomsky Sessions
   DVD   (2008)
Genre: Documentary

Ask Noam Chomsky his opinion and you'll get it! With this thought-provoking compilation, you'll get a wealth of the renowned (and controversial) intellectual's feelings on a wide range of topics, including his theories about the development of linguistics, thorny political issues, and more. 71 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; bonus footage.

Item #: D40727
 

Noam Chomsky: Crisis And Hope: Theirs And Ours  (2010)
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Genre: Documentary

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Noam Chomsky: Crisis And Hope: Theirs And Ours
   DVD   (2010)
Genre: Documentary

On June 12, 2009, MIT professor and political activist Noam Chomsky delivered a historic address entitled "Crisis and Hope: Theirs and Ours" at the Riverside Church in New York City. Before a crowd of over 2,000 people, Chomsky analyzed the current economic crisis, the Obama administration, and U.S. domestic and foreign policies. This documentary explores his speech and features an intimate interview with Chomsky. 60 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.

Item #: D12128
 

Noam Chomsky: Imperial Grand Strategy  (2005)
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Genre: Documentary

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Noam Chomsky: Imperial Grand Strategy
   DVD   (2005)
Genre: Documentary

The father of modern linguistics, one of the world's leading intellectuals and an outspoken critic of the U.S. government, Noam Chomsky takes center stage in this collection of lectures. First, delivered at England's University of Manchester, "Imperial Grand Strategy" offers an assessment of the Iraq War. Then, "The Assault on Freedom and Democracy" features Chomsky discussing such hot-button issues as the Patriot Act. Also includes an insightful interview conducted at UC Berkeley entitled "Questions About Anarchism." 120 min. total. Soundtrack: English.

Item #: D78840
 

Noam Chomsky: Rebel Without A Pause  (2003)
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Genre: Documentary

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Noam Chomsky: Rebel Without A Pause
   DVD   (2003)
Genre: Documentary

Referred to as a "rebel without a pause" by U2 frontman Bono, linguist, intellectual and activist Noam Chomsky has won legions of supporters--and a sizeable amount of detractors--with his controversial views. As Chomsky offers his unique perspective on such topics as life in a post-9/11 world and the War on Terror, fans, critics and his wife Carol present their insights on the noted scholar. 75 min. Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; biographies; bonus footage.

Item #: D76744
 
Noam Chomsky: The Mafia Principle Of Global Hegemony: The Middle East, Empire & Activism
   DVD   (2010)
Genre: Documentary

In this thought-provoking lecture, leading intellectual Noam Chomsky dissects America's actions in the Middle East. Using his "Mafia Principle" to explain U.S. involvement, Chomsky reveals why he believes the government--despite its claims--is acting solely to become a hegemonic power, arguing that the American desire for obedience conquers all. 140 min. Soundtrack: English stereo.

Cast:  Noam Chomsky
Item #: D08772
 

Power And Terror: Noam Chomsky In Our Times  (2002)
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Genre: Documentary

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Power And Terror: Noam Chomsky In Our Times
   DVD   (2002)
Genre: Documentary

Described by the New York Times as "the most important intellectual alive," writer/social critic Noam Chomsky shares his views on recent global affairs in this provocative program culled from a series of lectures. Chomsky details how many events--including the 9/11 terrorist attacks on America--are the by-product of decades of U.S. intervention abroad and a foreign policy that, at times, seems inconsistent with pronounced moral standards. 74 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English; bonus footage; theatrical trailers.

Cast:  Noam Chomsky
Item #: D39975
 
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