Philosophy & Religion


The Ethics of Abortion - When Does Life Begin? 7 min.

The controversies surrounding abortion involve a clash between two fundamental rights: the right of the unborn child, or fetus, and the rights of the mother. This film begins with the storm created by leading case of Roe vs Wade and then provides students with an unbiased analysis of the ethical issues underlying demands for the criminalization and the legalization of abortion.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Dreams of Equality: What Does Mainstream Feminism Promise 43 min.

From music charts to executive boards, feminism is certainly in fashion. Yet some argue that once radical feminist ideas for the future have been harnessed for commercial gain. Are Beyonce and Simone de Beauvoir feminists really on the same side? How much do the second, third and fourth wave feminists share? Do successful women who make it to the top like Margaret Thatcher or Sheryl Sandberg risk...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! How We Came to #Metoo: Why Have Sexual Accusations Reached a New High? 22 min.

Sexual abuse accusations have a reached a new high. Why now? Leading British sociologist Linda Woodhead investigates.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Institute of Art and Ideas: Feminist Futures 164 min.

Feminism is certainly in fashion, but where is it headed? Go inside the Movement with discussions and insights from some of the leading feminist thinkers of our time, including London Feminist Network founder Finn Mackay, viral performance artist Emma Sulkowicz, world-leading sociologist Linda Woodhead, and TV Presenter and academic Myriam Francois.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! The Oldest Profession: Should we Decriminalise Sex Work? 21 min.

Should we decriminalize sex work? In the wake of Jeremy Corbyn’s support, Niki Adams from English Collective of Prostitutes, and Liz Hilton from Empower Foundation, outline the future of the oldest profession.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Return to Radical 70s Feminism: Has Contemporary Feminism Lost Its Way? 29 min.

Has contemporary feminism lost its way? London Feminist Network founder Finn Mackay brings 70s radicalism into the 21st century.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Witches, Sluts, Feminists: A Brief History of Witch Feminism 24 min.

What might contemporary witchcraft tell us about identity, prejudice, and power? Author of Witches, Sluts, Feminists, Kristen Sollee delves into a world of feminist activism and modern magic.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! A Woman's World: How Did History's Radical Feminists Envision the Future? 24 min.

What would a feminist utopia look like? Author of Willful Blindness Margaret Heffernan defies the status quo to imagine real change, "a polemic against the dangers of groupthink."

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

The First Zionist Congress and the Establishment of the State-in-the-Making 63 min.

When Herzl wrote, “at Basel I founded the Jewish state,” he was not speaking metaphorically.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

The Great Challenge of Establishing a Jewish State 68 min.

To truly understand Herzl’s challenge, we have to unknow everything we know about Zionist history and the modern State of Israel.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018