The House I Live In – [Movie Trailer]

Posted: June 25, 2013 in General

A must see.

United States Hypocrisy

One of the more explosive documentary films premiering at this year’s Sundance Film Festival in January was The House I Live In, a film chronicling one of America’s longest and most devastating wars – the War on Drugs. Directed by Eugene Jarecki (Why We Fight) and executive produced by Danny Glover, John Legend and Russel Simmons, this film serves as an embarrassing expose of America’s underlying motives for continuing to fund the massive and costly war. As the film’s tag line says, “The War on Drugs has never been about drugs.” In the same way that Michelle Alexander’s book, The New Jim Crow: mass incarceration in the age of color-blindness, has proven to be a catalyst in the movement to abolish the Prison Industrial Complex, The House I Live In has the potential to do the same on an even larger scale. Watch the…

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  1. I agree this documentary is a must see. I watched it a few months back, and it definitely moved me beyond words. Its amazing how we can live in a world where so much is hidden from us under a veil of lies, and we are so used to the status quo that we don’t even question it.

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