The Koch Brothers: Godfathers of Greed

On June 20, 2012, in Films in Production, by admin

Public Interest Pictures is proud to present this classic American tale of greed, power, and family, from the forthcoming film PAY 2 PLAY.

Occupy Our Homes: “I’m Not Leaving” (Video)

On December 20, 2011, in Articles, by admin

December 6, 2011, was a national day of action targeting homes facing foreclosure, organized by a coalition of community groups behind the movement Occupy Our Homes. This video shows the media interest and community support for this cause, as well as the energy building from the Occupy movement.

With “Bonsai People,” a Closer Look at the Work of Muhammad Yunus

On September 22, 2011, in Articles, Films in Release, by admin

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Muhammad Yunus will be appearing at the United Nations in New York on September 22nd during the Clinton Global Initiative to present the new documentary Bonsai People: The Vision of Muhammad Yunus by award-winning filmmaker Holly Mosher.

Rupert Murdoch Shows Us the Need for Government Oversight

On July 20, 2011, in Articles, by admin

Rupert Murdoch doesn’t actually seem particularly beholden to lawmakers, probably because he believes he makes the laws.

Common Cause Keeps the Heat on Clarence Thomas

On July 8, 2011, in Articles, by admin

While the Supreme Court started its summer recess last week, watchdog group Common Cause is keeping the heat on Justice Clarence Thomas. In two separate actions, Common Cause has drawn further scrutiny to an already embattled judge.

The “Vindication” of Andrew Breitbart

On June 11, 2011, in Articles, by admin

If this is vindication, I shudder at Breitbart’s idea of irresponsible journalism.

Project Angel Food’s GET ART 4

On June 1, 2011, in Articles, by admin

Los Angeles street artist Gregory Siff spent Sunday painting a wall inside the Siren Studios Towers in Hollywood. Here is Gregory’s signature style of small squares spread out over a full day in less than two minutes.

With Release of “Atlas Shrugged” Movie, a Rise in Rand Rants on Reason

On April 12, 2011, in Articles, by admin

A movie adaptation of any lengthy book is bound to reduce its ideas, themes, and arguments to piece meal phrases that will not do justice to the author’s intent. But I foresee a particular risk in this film tackling Rand’s opus of ego, and spurring some to further reduce it to clichés about how everyone is always trying to take your sh*t from you.

On Citizens United Anniversary, Reform is Brewing

On January 26, 2011, in Films in Production, by John Wellington Ennis

This anniversary of Citizens United, instead of ceding control to anonymous corporate credit lines, people across the country are taking a public stand to show that they’re not letting this go. If anything, the vocal resistance to the Citizens United decision has only grown over the past year as more people recognized the reckless misinformation fueling campaigns in 2010.

David Frum Tries to Blame Pot for Tucson Shooting: What Is He Smoking?

On January 10, 2011, in Articles, by John Wellington Ennis

When a prominent columnist with decades of experience so rashly tries to deflect public attention from a staggering tragedy toward a scape goat, what you’re smelling is his credibility going up in smoke.