A Tenacious Ten
It all started in an old rundown motel – a motel nestled in Culver City where former movie execs used to entertain mistresses on their long lunches. The office is an unassuming building hidden by the shadow of Sony Studios.
What the world now knows as Brave New Films began after the release of Outfoxed, where director Robert Greenwald and his ragtag team of volunteers took on the largest corporate media company – Fox News. Outfoxed, propelled by house parties, community screenings, and pissed off liberals, was viewed in movie theaters and on DVDs over hundreds of thousands of times and launched the David vs. Goliath storyline that the team at BNF still proudly wears as a badge of honor.
BNF has always been the little studio that packs a powerful punch – Robert and his small team have taken on the likes of Rupert Murdoch, Roger Ailes, Charles and David Koch, Blackwater, Walmart, and most recently President Obama's use of drones to kill innocent people in Pakistan, Yemen, and other countries in the Middle East. With limited resources BNF has taken on unconventional story lines and helped change perceptions and the culture around important issues of our time. BNF has a ten year record of fighting the big fight with even larger stakes.
When BNF started in 2004 distribution models and editing remained largely off-limits to smaller production companies and filmmakers. Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr were not around to spread Greenwald's viral films. The films succeeded through word-of-mouth and passionate people passing on the DVDs to their friends and family. The script has since changed, much in part to Greenwald and his team of production gurus, political activists, and online mavens. The documentaries and short films have been streamed across all seven continents and have been viewed over 100 million times and counting. Greenwald is looking to the next ten years and other battles and causes that could use a fearless champion.
If you’re a longtime fan of Brave New Films or just very recently started following the work our tiny team releases, we’d like you to join in on our 10th anniversary celebration. The best way to celebrate our 10 years of fighting for the underdog and fighting injustice, is by purchasing our 10 year Anniversary Activist DVD Collection. The collection serves as an addendum to our five year anniversary set and includes the films Koch Brothers Exposed: 2014 Edition, War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State, Unmanned: America’s Drone Wars, featured videos from our Beyond Bars and Cuéntame campaigns, Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch’s War on Journalism, and additional special features.
It makes a perfect holiday gift for your favorite progressive who is still fuming after Tuesday’s election. It also is a great gift for a public library, or college and university.
We hope you support our work by purchasing one of our 10 year Anniversary Activist Collections. It’s because of people like you that we’ve been able to expose and investigate the stories these past 10 years. Help Brave New Films continue for another 10!