Software Wars - A movie on open source Vs proprietary software
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The war between open source and proprietary software is about to enter the world of feature films with Software wars. The film is currently under fund raising campaign with film makers eyeing a goal of $150k to complete this 90 minute film. If the film makers reach their funding goal, there would be another 4-5 months of effort to get the final product out for viewers. Meanwhile they have released a teaser video of the film that shows interviews by various personalities like Linus Torvalds etc along with information about how open source software especially Linux is conquering every area of business in the world of today.
Here is an excerpt of story from the project's fund raising page :
Greater use of free and open source software and the ideas in this movie will lead to faster progress on the Linux desktop, improve the way children learn math, finally build computers that think, decode DNA, and more. The movie's experts explain what is possible, and the audience decides what happens.
Here is the teaser video :