The Social NetworkOctober 1, 2010
On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room as a small site among friends soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history... but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications.
Big Fat LiarFebruary 8, 2002
Fourteen-year-old Jason Shepherd has a reputation for stretching the truth. So, when big-time Hollywood producer Marty Wolf steals his class paper and turns it into a smash movie, no one believes Jason's latest tall tale! On a cross-country adventure to set the record straight, Jason and best friend Kaylee devise a high-tech plan to squeeze the truth out of Wolf.
Good Copy Bad CopyJanuary 1, 2007
Good Copy Bad Copy is a documentary about copyright and culture in the context of Internet, peer-to-peer file sharing and other technological advances.
“Other People’s Footage: Copyright & Fair Use” uses on-camera interviews with 19 noted documentarians including Haskell Wexler, Tia Lessin, Carl Deal, and Scott Hamilton Kennedy along with several legal experts to examine the three questions crucial to determining fair use exemptions for documentary filmmakers. The documentary presents illustrative examples from nonfiction films that use pre-existing footage, music and sound from other individuals' creations—without permission or paying fees.
Willful InfringementJuly 23, 2003
Star Wars fans, party clowns, scientists, a Rolling Stones tribute band, a private detective, teachers, artists, DJ's, magazine editors, top legal scholars, FBI agents, corporate litigators and many more tell an "extraordinary" tale about how ownership of ideas has come into conflict with free expression. "Willful Infringement", which premiered 2003 at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, has been acclaimed as an entertaining, surprising and sometime shocking report from the front lines of intellectual property. This movie has screened at the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, the Seattle Art Museum, the Franklin Institute of Science in Philadelphia, at the 17th Leeds International Film Festival, and at numerous universities, law schools and cultural events.