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The Icarus Films Collection

The Icarus Films Collection contains all of the Icarus Films titles available for streaming at Docuseek2.

Icarus Films is a leading distributor of documentary film. With almost 35 years in the film distribution business, Icarus Films has assembled an impressive collection in many area of social and political concern. According to their site,

We are dedicated distributing films about people and ideas too often unseen or unheard. Although we specialize in social, political, and historical documentaries, our collection includes a wide range of films with varying creative approaches and themes. We work with filmmakers and independent production companies from all around the world, seeking out films that provide innovative and informative views of a rapidly changing world.

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Dreams RewiredDreams Rewired

Tilda Swinton's narration and a treasure trove of rare archival footage trace the origins of today's hyper-connected world.

Icarus Films ♦ 2015 ♦ 85 minutes
East Punk MemoriesEast Punk Memories

After 20 years, the filmmaker revisits a group of young punks who struggled with the communist regime during the early 80s.

Icarus Films ♦ 2015 ♦ 79 minutes
Edward Said: The Last InterviewEdward Said: The Last Interview

An extended discussion with Prof. Edward Said filmed less than a year before his death. The noted literary critic and Palestinian activist delivers his final testament about his life and work as a committed intellectual.

Icarus Films ♦ 2004 ♦ 114 minutes ♦ 11-12, College, Adult
El Sicario, Room 164El Sicario, Room 164
The story of a hitman for the drug cartels, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.
Icarus Films ♦ 2011 ♦ 84 minutes ♦ 10-12, COLLEGE, ADULT
El VeladorEl Velador

From dusk to dawn Martin watches over the extravagant mausoleums of Mexico's most notorious drug lords.

Icarus Films ♦ 2011 ♦ 72 minutes ♦ 10-12, College, Adult
Electric SignsElectric Signs

Explores the effects of new screen-based advertising sign systems on urban environments and public space.

Icarus Films ♦ 2013 ♦ 58 minutes ♦ 8-12, College, Adult
Follows several residents in the 'Elena' building, located in Central Havana, over a three-year period.
Icarus Films ♦ 2014 ♦ 43 minutes ♦ 8-12, COLLEGE, ADULT
An Empire of ReasonAn Empire of Reason

What it would have been like if television had covered the ratification process of the US Constitution in 1781.

Icarus Films ♦ 1998 ♦ 58 minutes
End of the DialogueEnd of the Dialogue

A landmark film that was one of the first to reveal the full horrors of apartheid to the world.

Icarus Films ♦ 1970 ♦ 44 minutes ♦ 9-12, College, Adult
The End of the Ottoman Empire - Part OneThe End of the Ottoman Empire - Part One

The Ottomans ruled three continents for six centuries. How did their rule end, and how does this history inform politics today? Part one of a two part series.

Icarus Films ♦ 2017 ♦ 54 minutes

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