Zeitgeist movie movement and the zeitgeist movie from zeitgeistmovie.com . A less know fact is that zeitgeist (spirit of the time) is also something which is used by Google to refer to what the world has been searching on the past year(s).
"What mattered in 2011? Zeitgeist sorted billions of Google searches to capture the year's 10 fastest-rising global queries and the rest of the spirit of 2011."
As the year is coming to an end lots of radio stations, television channels and such do make a recap of the past year. Google has done so on the googlezeitgeist.com and has done so via the video below. See the world via the search requests from google: