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Ethical issues like the resource curse, the conflict between technology and ancient traditions, and how far soldiers must go in following their orders are also explored. The Home and the World The story of a love triangle between a rich, English-educated Bengali, his wife, and a radical nationalist politician, this film dramatizes the political, cultural, and religious differences among Indians under British colonial rule at the turn of the 20th century.
Khartoum After a messianic leader and his troops massacred a British-led Egyptian force in Sudan inthe British sent General Gordon to Khartoum to evacuate British and Egyptian citizens. But Gordon disobeyed orders and stayed on to fight. It was his last stand. The Mission In this visually spectacular film, Spanish Jesuits and Portuguese colonizers struggle over a group of Guarani Indians.
It tells of clashes between cultures, between faith and greed, a struggle for redemption, and well-meaning efforts that go badly wrong. Of course, the biggest losers are the Guarani. Rabbit-Proof Fence From about tothe Australian government forcibly took many aboriginal and mixed-race children from their parents and brought them to boarding schools where they were taught to forget their past.
Rabbit-Proof Fence is based on the true story of three girls who escaped from one such school in and trekked 1, miles home. For an article on this topic, see " The Stolen Generation.
Both sides behave brutally and become brutalized. With the announcement of the Anglo-Irish Treaty inthere is initial rejoicing. But the situation soon turns into a civil war: Though seen from the British point of view this is a rousing tale of heroism on both sides, as well as a portrait of individuals, both good and bad, who did the work of imperialism in far-flung parts.
The Lives of Others Taking place in East Berlin both before and after the fall of the Berlin Wall, this subtle and gripping film tells the story of a playwright and his actress girlfriend and the Stasi agent assigned to spy on them.
It lays bare their secrets, moral choices, and compromises, and the changes they and their society go through.
Triumph of the Will Probably the most famous propaganda movie ever made, this film documents the Nazi Party Congress and in Nuremberg in Hitler commissioned it and plays a starring role.
War Room tries to stop him. The film, says Gregg, "provides a veritable clinic on deterrence theory, the problems of command and control, and that high-wire act known as crisis decision-making. Due to a technical failure, U. The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara Documentary, In a series of interviews, former U.
Secretary of State McNamara reviews his life, focusing on the difficult decisions he made and the lessons he learned from the failure of the Vietnam War. Thirteen Days A re-creation of the 13 tense days of the Cuban Missile Crisis, from the perspective of President Kennedy, his advisors, and military commanders, Thirteen Days portrays the hawks in the military as nearly as much of a threat as the Soviets.
The Good Shepherd Following 35 years in the life of a character who joins the CIA at its founding after World War II and becomes a star counter-intelligence agent, The Good Shepherd presents an unromantic picture of a career in espionage. Missing After the kidnapping of U. Based on a true story, this film urges viewers to consider the dark side of U.
Shortly after his death, it was reported that the official had been secretly involved in training the military and police in counterinsurgency tactics, including torture. Three Days of the Condor A thriller about a CIA agent who learns of a secret CIA plot to infiltrate and destabilize the Middle East and who becomes a target as a result, this film illustrates the dangerous consequences, globally and domestically, of corruption in the American intelligence agency.
One of them is secretly Jewish, being hidden by the priests from the Nazis. The film raises issues of courage, greed, and betrayal. The Diary of Anne Frank This film is an adaptation of a play based on the diary of Anne Frank, a year-old Jewish girl who, with her family and others, hides in a crowded attic during the Nazi occupation of Holland.
The DVD includes interviews with the actors, historians, and members of the Frank family. Best to read the diary itself The Diary of a Young Girlbut the film is powerful too. Ghosts of Rwanda Documentary, This tells the story of the genocide through interviews with UN peacekeepers and other Westerners who were there at the time; Tutsi survivors of the slaughter; confessed Hutu killers; and high-level government officials and diplomats, including Madeleine Albright and Kofi Annan.In the final scene of the film Levy states, “We’re all faced throughout our lives with making conscience moral decisions.
Some are on a grander scale than others, but . Crimes and Misdemeanors In Woody Allen’s film Crimes and Misdemeanors the central character, Judah Rosenthal, is faced with a serious moral dilemma: he has committed adultery.
After not ending his marriage with Mrs. Rosenthal as Judah had promised, his mistress Dolores Paley (a flight attendant) has taken matters into her own hands and has sent a letter for Mrs.
Rosenthal to read telling her about the . Justice is the legal or philosophical theory by which fairness is administered. As with most philosophically-driven disciplines, the concept of justice differs in every rutadeltambor.com early theory of justice was set out by the Ancient Greek philosopher Plato in his work The rutadeltambor.comtes of divine command theory say that justice issues from God.
Would you be able to live with yourself? The views of a psychological egoist have clear answers to the previous questions.
A psychological egoist believe in just those sorts of behaviors. While in contrasting view of an ethical egoist believe in what we ought to do. These views were both demonstrated in the film “Crimes and Misdemeanors”. Search. enhanced by.
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