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

Bullfrog Films | 1997 | 65 minutes

Extols the many benefits of industrial hemp for the environment and human health, while revealing the obstacles to what could be a thriving industry for U.S. farmers.

Bullfrog Films | 2014 | 52 minutes

Workers at the Yema Watch Factory in Besancon depict their own labor struggles in this collective production initiated by Chris Marker.

Icarus Films | 1969 | 37 minutes

Investigates the underbelly of the international electronics industry and reveals how even the tiniest devices have deadly environmental and health costs.

Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 73 minutes

Death By Design investigates the electronics industry and reveals how even the smallest devices have deadly environmental and health costs.

Global Environmental Justice | n/a | 73 minutes

In 1981, Pullman workers found themselves in the midst of a fight not only for their jobs but the future of the American rail car industry.

Kartemquin Films | 1983 | 56 minutes

In central Beijing, a small but ambitious environmental NGO is calling on major international corporations including Apple, Walmart and Hugo Boss, to take responsibility for suppliers who are fouling China's air and water as they produce goods for Western consumers.

Global Environmental Justice | n/a | 8 minutes

Reveals the unsafe conditions in which adults and children alike toil, as they seek to eke out a basic living by processing toxic plastic waste products.

Global Environmental Justice | n/a | 82 minutes

If time is short these four excerpts from Plastic China could be assigned for viewing or shown in class.  Total running time is 35 minutes.
  This title has one or more clips.

Global Environmental Justice | 2016 | 35 minutes

Tells the story of the global resurgence of electric cars, following the race to be the first and the best, and to win the hearts and minds of the public around the world.

Bullfrog Films | 2012 | 90 minutes