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Aro Favourite Corporation, The

 

USA 2003, 145 minutes
Dir. Mark Achbar, Jennifer Abbott
Rating: [PG]
Genres: Documentary

Topics: Business, Politics, Eco-friendly, Educational Resource.

 

Aroview: In a modern world where corporate power has come to exceed political power, this in-depth documentary defines a growing popular concern about big business’s all-consuming appetite for profit.

Conceived as an entity that enjoys the same legal rights as a citizen, this asserts that if the Corporation were in fact a citizen it would fit the psychological profile of a “psychopath”. Rounding up the usual suspects in support of its argument (Noam Chomsky, Naomi Klein, Michael Moore, etc.), this extends beyond business ethics and accountability to grave environmental concerns that don’t so much set off alarm bells as draw our attention to a ticking time bomb. Required viewing, no less...

NZ International Film Festival 2004

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DVD Features

  • audio commentary
  • cast and/or crew interviews
  • deleted scenes
  • English subtitles for the hearing impaired
  • extra stuff
  • PC interactives
  • trailers
  • 2-disc set
 

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