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Libertarian Film News Update: 2016

Libertarian Film News Update: 2016

6-25-16 | Happy George Orwell’s birthday! My favorite Orwell film — Animal Farm — is free online. 6-24-16 | Trey Gowdy grills hapless DHS bureaucrat on unconstitutional nature of terrorism watch list. Nails it. [h/t Stephen

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15 Films That Could Affect the 2016 Election

15 Films That Could Affect the 2016 Election

Hollywood is gearing up for the November US 2016 election, and not just with million-dollar donations. Over a dozen films of a political nature have been set for recent or forthcoming distribution to the electorate. Snowden: Release Date 9/16/16

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Anthem Film Festival: List of Nominees & Award Winners

Anthem Film Festival: List of Nominees & Award Winners

Anthem Film Festival, the annual screening of the latest libertarian films and documentaries, will be held July 13-16, 2016 at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, as part of the larger FreedomFest event. Below is

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Heaven on Earth: The Rise and Fall of Socialism (2005)

Heaven on Earth: The Rise and Fall of Socialism (2005)

WINNER: TOP 25 LIBERTARIAN DOCUMENTARIES A documentary chronicle of the rise and fall of socialism: from its utopian beginnings, through its bloody and totalitarian peak of power, to its sudden collapse. [Dir: Brittany Huckabee/ 168 min/

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Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

WINNER: TOP 25 LIBERTARIAN FILMS ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEE: BEST PICTURE AIDS patient Ron Woodroof defies the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to smuggle unapproved pharmaceutical drugs into the U.S. in order to treat fellow

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Libertarian Shorts: Five Ayn Rand Interviews

Libertarian Shorts: Five Ayn Rand Interviews

(1959) Mike Wallace interviews Ayn Rand, on The Mike Wallace Interview. She had just published Atlas Shrugged two years earlier, in 1957. Of the five interviews, this is perhaps the most intellectual in character.

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Amazing Grace (2006)

Amazing Grace (2006)

WINNER: TOP 25 LIBERTARIAN FILMS Inspired by Christian teachings against slavery, William Wilberforce leads an arduous but ultimately victorious life-long battle to abolish the slave trade. Amazing Grace credits: [Dir: Michael Apted/ Ioan Gruffudd,

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MPI Liberty in Film Awards: List of Winners

MPI Liberty in Film Awards: List of Winners

The Moving Picture Institute (MPI) “produces and promotes films that make an impact on people’s understanding of individual rights, limited government, and free markets, and supports freedom-oriented filmmakers at every phase of their careers.”

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Indoctrinate U (2007)

Indoctrinate U (2007)

WINNER: TOP 25 LIBERTARIAN DOCUMENTARIES Humorous and hard-hitting examination of politically correct campus speech codes and the ‘thought police’ who enforce them. [Dir: Evan Coyne Maloney/ 87 min/ Documentary/ Freedom of speech, Propaganda] Pity

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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)

When a U.S. diplomatic outpost in Benghazi is overwhelmed by Islamic militants, six security contractors risk all against impossible odds to save 31 Americans.  Based on a true story.  [Dir: Michael Bay/ John Krasinski,

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