Nominated - Best Documentary, Raindance Film Festival 2012.
Winner - Spirit Award, Artivist Film Festival 2012.
From birth onwards our minds are a battleground of competing forces. The outcome of this battle determines the society we create. 'The Lottery of Birth' - the first episode in the Creating Freedom series - explores the cultural, educational, and commercial forces that shape our identities, often in ways that limit both our personal and political freedom.
Cast: Howard Zinn, Vandana Shiva, Steven Pinker, Tony Benn, Michael Albert, George Monbiot, Nick Davies, Daniel Dennett, Bill Fletcher, Kathleen Taylor, and Jeff Schmidt.
Produced & Directed by Raoul Martinez and Joshua van Praag
Conceived, Written & Edited by Raoul Martinez
Narrated by Nicholas Woodeson
Cinematography by Joshua van Praag
Original Music by Soundtree