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Showing 1 - 10 of 44 titles with a criteria of Subject is Late 20th Century (U.S. History)


Borderline Cases

The environmental impact of the 2,000 factories (maquiladoras) on the US-Mexico border.

Bullfrog Films | 1997 | 65 minutes

Cooked

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

Cul de Sac: A Suburban War Story

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

Deadly Mistakes?

Critically analyzes some US foreign policy interventions since World War II.

Bullfrog Films | 2005 | 160 minutes

El Caballo

The history, ecology, and current plight of the wild horse in North America.

Bullfrog Films | 2002 | 54 minutes

Far from Vietnam

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

Fighting in Southwest Louisiana

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 Forest For The Trees

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

Gorbachev. Heaven

Director Vitaly Mansky's portrait of the storied Soviet leader Mikail Gorbachev wherein he presents his final testimony.

Icarus Films | 2021 | 100 minutes

HSA Hospital Strike '75

A document of the eighteen-day strike by interns and residents at Chicago's only public hospital.

Kartemquin Films | 1975 | 20 minutes