One of the greatest aspects of democracy is artistic freedom. Movie makers put this value to great use. Everyone knows about the Oscars, many of those films have questionable artistic value, often winning because they make a lot of money. Throughout Hollywood’s history, many filmmakers have applied their conscience and consciousness, not all turn out to be big moneymakers. On this segment of Keeping Democracy Alive, we talk about this years winners of the Progressive Movie Awards with LA based film historian and critic Ed Rampell. Some great movies you won’t want to miss. And others (like American Sniper) you might want to avoid.