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Bowling for Columbine, 1h54
Directed by Michael Moore
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Themes Films about education, Politique, Documentary films about politics, Political films, Films about school violence
Actors Michael Moore, Charlton Heston, Marilyn Manson, Matt Stone, Chris Rock

Ce film est un documentaire critique de la société américaine qui tente de répondre à cette question : « Pourquoi le nombre d'homicides par arme à feu est-il proportionnellement plus élevé aux États-Unis que dans les autres pays ? ». Le titre fait référence à la fusillade du lycée Columbine à Littleton (Colorado) en 1999 où 12 lycéens et un professeur sont assassinés par deux de leurs camarades.
Super Size Me, 1h38
Directed by Morgan Spurlock
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Documentary
Themes Cooking films, Medical-themed films, Obésité, Films about the labor movement, Documentaire sur la cuisine, Documentary films about business, Documentaire sur la malbouffe, Documentary films about politics, Documentary films about health care, Documentaire sur le monde du travail, Films about disabilities, Political films
Actors Morgan Spurlock

Plus d'un tiers des enfants et des adolescents américains ont un problème de poids. Deux adultes sur trois aux États-Unis d'Amérique sont atteints de surcharge pondérale ou d'obésité. Comment les États-Unis sont-ils devenus aussi gros ? Les chaînes de restauration rapide sont souvent montrées du doigt mais plusieurs procès qui leur ont été intentés par des clients devenus obèses ont été perdus faute de preuves.
Capitalism: A Love Story, 2h7
Directed by Michael Moore
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Documentary
Themes Films about religion, Films about the labor movement, Documentary films about business, Documentary films about historical events, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Documentary films about politics, Documentary films about religion, Documentaire sur le monde du travail, Political films
Actors Thora Birch, Michael Moore, Robert Powell, Wallace Shawn, Ronald Reagan, Arnold Schwarzenegger

The film begins with a series of security footages of armed bank robberies (one of the robbers was on a crutch) accompanied by the song Louie, Louie. Moore then uses an Encyclopædia Britannica archive video to compare and view modern-day America with the Roman Empire, by juxtaposing depictions of the fall of the Roman Empire with similar modern-day American issues. The film then depicts home videos of families being evicted from their homes, as well as the "Condo Vultures," a Florida real estate agency whose business flourished with the increasing number of foreclosures.
Inside Job
Inside Job (2010)
, 1h48
Directed by Charles H. Ferguson
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Themes La mondialisation, Films about the labor movement, Documentary films about business, Documentary films about historical events, Documentary films about politics, Documentaire sur le monde du travail, Political films
Actors Matt Damon

The documentary is split into five parts. It begins by examining how Iceland was highly deregulated in 2000 and the privatization of its banks. When Lehman Brothers went bankrupt and AIG collapsed, Iceland and the rest of the world went into a global recession.
Roger & Me
Roger & Me (1989)
, 1h31
Directed by Michael Moore
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Documentary, Historical
Themes Politique, Transport films, Films about the labor movement, Films about automobiles, Documentary films about business, Documentary films about politics, Documentary films about technology, Documentaire sur le monde du travail, Political films, Road movies
Actors Michael Moore, Ronald Reagan, Guy Williams, Pat Boone

Michael Moore begins by introducing himself and his family through 8 mm archival home movies; he describes himself as the Irish American Catholic middle-class son of a General Motors employee assembling AC spark plugs. Moore chronicles how GM had previously defined his childhood in Flint, Michigan, and how the company was the primary economic and social hub of the town. He points out that Flint is the place where the Flint Sit-Down Strike occurred, resulting in the birth of the United Auto Workers. He reveals that his heroes were the Flint natives who had escaped the oppressive life in GM's factories, including "Flint's most famous native son," game show host Bob Eubanks.
Waiting for "Superman", 1h42
Directed by Davis Guggenheim
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Themes Films about education, Films about children, Documentary films about historical events, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Documentary films about politics, Political films
Actors George Reeves

Geoffrey Canada describes his journey as an educator and his surprise when he realizes upon entering adulthood that Superman is a fictional character and that no one is powerful enough to save us all.
The Corporation, 2h25
Directed by Jennifer Abbott, Mark Achbar
Origin Canada
Genres Documentary
Themes Environmental films, Medical-themed films, La mondialisation, Films about the labor movement, Documentary films about business, Documentary films about environmental issues, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Documentary films about politics, Documentary films about health care, Documentaire sur le monde du travail, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Political films
Actors Michael Moore, Naomi Klein

The documentary shows the development of the contemporary business corporation, from a legal entity that originated as a government-chartered institution meant to affect specific public functions to the rise of the modern commercial institution entitled to most of the legal rights of a person. The documentary concentrates mostly upon North American corporations, especially those in the United States. One theme is its assessment of corporations as persons, as a result of an 1886 case in the United States Supreme Court in which a statement by Chief Justice Morrison R. Waite led to corporations as "persons" having the same rights as human beings, based on the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.
Bob Roberts, 1h42
Directed by Tim Robbins
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about films, Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about politics, Musical films, Political films
Actors Giancarlo Esposito, Ray Wise, Gore Vidal, John Cusack, Peter Gallagher, Alan Rickman

Bob Roberts takes place in Pennsylvania in 1990. It depicts a fictitious senatorial race between a conservative Republican folk singer, Bob Roberts (Tim Robbins), and the incumbent Democrat, Brickley Paiste (Gore Vidal). The film is shot through the perspective of Terry Manchester (Brian Murray), a British documentary filmmaker who is following the Roberts campaign. Through his lens we see Roberts travel across the state, performing songs about drug users, lazy people and the triumph of traditional family values over the rebelliousness of the 1960s. As the campaign continues, Paiste remains in the lead until a scandal arises involving him and a young woman who was seen emerging from a car with him. Paiste claims that she was a friend of his granddaughter who he was driving home, but he cannot shake the accusations.
Citizenfour, 1h54
Directed by Laura Poitras
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Themes Documentary films about historical events, Documentary films about politics, Political films
Actors Laura Poitras

In January 2013, Laura Poitras, an American documentary film director/producer who had been working for several years on a film about monitoring programs in the US that were the result of the September 11 attacks, receives an encrypted e-mail from a stranger who called himself, "Citizen Four." In it, he offers her inside information about illegal wiretapping practices of the US National Security Agency (NSA) and other intelligence agencies. In June 2013, accompanied by investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald and The Guardian intelligence reporter Ewen MacAskill, she travels to Hong Kong with her camera for the first meeting with the stranger, who reveals himself as Edward Snowden.
Libertarias, 2h2
Directed by Vicente Aranda
Origin Espagne
Genres Drama, War, Historical
Themes Films about anarchism, Politique, Documentary films about politics, Documentary films about anarchism, Political films
Actors Ana Belén, Victoria Abril, Ariadna Gil, Miguel Bosé, Jorge Sanz, José Sancho or Pepe Sancho

The movie is set in 1936 in Barcelona in the midst of the Spanish Revolution and Spanish Civil War. Militia women Pilar (Ana Belen) and Floren (Victoria Abril) are joined by former prostitute Charo (Loles Leon) and former nun Maria (Ariadna Gil). The film opens with scenes of working class militants demolishing and burning religious icons, as they shout "down with Capitalism!" and "long live the libertarian revolution!"
The Gatekeepers, 1h35
Origin France
Genres Documentary, Action
Themes Films set in Africa, Spy films, Films about religion, Films about terrorism, Documentary films about law, Documentary films about war, Documentary films about historical events, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Documentary films about politics, Documentary films about religion, Documentary films about terrorism, Political films, Films about Jews and Judaism

Dror Moreh a décidé de réaliser ce film après avoir mesuré l'importance décisive du Shabak (Shin Beth) sur la scène politique israélienne depuis quarante ans. Ces six directeurs à la retraite de la sécurité israélienne évoquent leurs victoires et les échecs passés sans nostalgie. Très critiques vis-à-vis des politiques menées par leurs gouvernements (à l'exception de celui d'Yitzhak Rabin), ils défendent tous un changement radical de politique en Israël : la recherche de la paix et la reconnaissance au plus tôt de l’État palestinien.
Fed Up
Fed Up (2014)
, 1h32
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Themes Documentary films about historical events, Documentary films about politics, Documentary films about health care, Films about disabilities, Political films

Fed Up shows how the first dietary guidelines issued by the U.S. government 30 years ago overlooked the role of dietary sugar in increasing risks of obesity, diabetes, and associated ill-health outcomes, particularly in children. Since these guidelines effectively condoned unlimited addition of sugar to foods consumed by children, sugar consumption has greatly increased, obesity has skyrocketed, and generations of children have grown up far fatter than their parents. These children face impaired health and shorter lifespans as a result. As the relationship between the high-sugar diet and poor health has emerged, entrenched sugar industry interests with almost unlimited financial lobbying resources have beaten back attempts by parents, schools, states, and in Congress to provide a healthier diet for children.