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Showing 1 - 10 of 50 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

Cooked: Survival by Zip Code

* New title added Fall 2022 *

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

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

Frenemies

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