The one movie that really stood out for myself was Good Copy / Bad Copy. I found it very interesting and immediately emailed it to all of my friends in the music industry. It really got me thinking and on more tangents than one. I compared it to my classroom. People often ask why I do not have many rules in my classroom and I always tell them, the more rules, the more they are broken. This is a similar comparison to what this documentary showed. The United States has so many rules and laws compared to each one of the other countries shown, and guess who seems to have the biggest problem with them being broken? The United States
This movie really showed that America really does focus on making as much money possible, either independently or as a company. All of the artists/actors in Nigeria, Brazil, and Sweden didn't focus on the direct income of money from their work, but sharing something with others. I think that really is a value that our nation has lost, it is always who can get the furthest with money. I especially liked the idea in Brazil, where the artist is okay with not making money on the direct sales of their tracks, but those tracks bring people to the artists' events, where they do make money. In the end, the artist makes money as does the street vendors. The culture and passion of each of the people in these countries really stood out and it was really neat to see. They tried to show that same passion by showing the GirlTalk story, but had to show the realization of what he is doing is basically a crime.
I am really glad that this documentary was included because it really showed the real-world aspect of copyright.