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Showing 1 - 10 of 44 titles with a criteria of Subject is Rural Sociology

The Backward Class

Filmmaker Madeleine Grant documents the first dalit caste students as they attempt to take the Indian School Certificate exams to enter university.

Collective Eye Films | 2014 | 91 minutes

Cabbage, Potatoes and other Demons

1 village, 1.000 tractors, 100.000 tons of cabbages & potatoes each year - which are hardly sold and eventually destroyed. Is there any way out?

Deckert Distribution | 2016 | 60 minutes

Crow Country: Our Right to Food Sovereignty

Tribal members on the Crow reservation fight for better food and a better future for their community.

GOOD DOCS | 2020 | 20 minutes

The Dyak Iban Way of Farming

* New title added January 2023 *

If Not Us Then Who?  Film 3 of 7 
Kynan Tegar, a young Indigenous filmmaker, defends the long-established use of controlled burning in sustainable farming in his Sungai Utik village in West Kalimantan, Indonesia.


Face to Face Media | 2021 | 13 minutes

E. F. Schumacher...

Summary of Schumacher's economic arguments referring to the world energy situation.

Bullfrog Films | 1979 | 16 minutes

The Elk Forest

Intimate and warm, THE ELK FOREST explores the need to feel a sense of belonging in a fragile, shrinking community. The elk hunt has always had a sacred aura to the people living in Engerdal, a small village in Norway. The hunt for the biggest animal in the forest brings the hunters closer to each other, and creates the yearly main event in the village.

First Hand Films | 2021 | 57 minutes


ESCUELA is a clear-eyed view into the lives of contemporary Mexican American migrants and their struggles to educate their children while obtaining employment.

Women Make Movies | 2002 | 53 minutes

Ever Green

For almost 40 years, partners Marianne Edain and Steve Erickson have worked continually to retain the rural character and ecological diversity of Whidbey Island in Puget Sound, north of Seattle, through their organization Whidbey Environmental Action Network (WEAN).

Bullfrog Films | 2022 | 30 minutes

Fangshan Church

The inner workings of a Christian community in rural China, whose ways of life and worship are threatened by the world around them.

dGenerate Films | 2012 | 80 minutes


Follows Nick and Celeste Nolan and their young family on a journey to resurrect Nick's grandfather's dairy farm as a locally sustainable family farm.

Bullfrog Films | 2020 | 52 minutes