Showing 1 - 10 of 51 titles with a criteria of Subject is Late 20th Century (U.S. History)
The environmental impact of the 2,000 factories (maquiladoras) on the US-Mexico border.
Bullfrog Films | 1997 | 65 minutes
From award-winning filmmaker Judith Helfand, COOKED reveals the ways in which class, race, and zip code predetermine unequal response and recovery to environmental disaster. This title has one or more clips.
Bullfrog Films | 2020 | 82 minutes
* New title added January 2023 *
Judith Helfand investigates a tragic 1995 heat wave in which 739 citizens died, most of them poor,elderly, and African American. Behind the shocking headlines she finds, a “slow-motion disaster” fueled by poverty, economics, social isolation, and racism.
Face to Face Media | 2020 | 54 minutes
An allegory for a working class suburb in decline, this film investigates the story of Shawn Nelson, who stole a tank and went on a rampage through the residential streets of Clairemont, CA.
Icarus Films | 2001 | 57 minutes
Critically analyzes some US foreign policy interventions since World War II.
Bullfrog Films | 2005 | 160 minutes
The history, ecology, and current plight of the wild horse in North America.
Bullfrog Films | 2002 | 54 minutes
An epic 1967 collaboration between cinema greats Jean-Luc Godard, Joris Ivens, William Klein, Claude Lelouch and Alain Resnais in protest of American military involvement in Vietnam, initiated and edited by Chris Marker.
Icarus Films | 1967 | 115 minutes
A portrait of Danny Cooper, a mailman in the rural American South who has been openly gay since high school in the middle of “redneck” country.
Strange Attractions | 1992 | 27 minutes
The amazing story of the fight to clear Earth First! activist Judi Bari's name after her car was bombed and she was arrested as a terrorist.
Bullfrog Films | 2006 | 57 minutes
Presents a balanced portrait of Cuban life today and a compelling argument for why the US should lift the devastating 60-year embargo.
Bullfrog Films | 2020 | 87 minutes