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The Amahs of Hong Kong

Filipino women exploited as maids in Hong Kong.

Bullfrog Films | 1996 | 11 minutes

Argentina: Hope in Hard Times

The Argentine people, in the face of economic collapse, provide a hopeful example for the rest of us.

Bullfrog Films | 2005 | 74 minutes

Argentina: Turning Around

An intimate view of new models of work, politics and community development in Argentina.

Bullfrog Films | 2008 | 37 minutes

As Goes Janesville

As Goes Janesville follows two years in the lives of laid off workers and local leaders to tell the story of how an auto community brought to the brink reinvents itself amid America’s worst economic crisis since The Great Depression.

371 Productions | 2012 | 87 minutes

Barber Shop - Ep 3: Detroit / USA

The car industry moved away to low-wage countries and over a million citizens left the city: ‘Motown’ became ‘Ghost town’. Barber Shop Detroit tells the story of nostalgia and pride against a background of economic recession.

First Hand Films | 2017 | 26 minutes

Barber Shop - Ep 4: Rio De Janeiro / Brazil

Brazil has well prepared itself for the Olympic Games of 2016, to embrace sports enthusiasts from all over the world. However, the people from the favela’s have, as always, been forgotten. Barber Shop Brazil talks about current state of the favela’s and of the common man’s fear, not of drug dealers, but of the police.

First Hand Films | 2017 | 26 minutes

Barber Shop - Ep 5: Smara Refugee Camp / Algeria

Set in the Western Sahara, Barber Shop Algeria tells the story of the last colony in Africa: since Morocco illegally annexed the territory of the Sahrawi, this nomad population has been living in refugee camps along a long Moroccan wall built in the middle of the desert.

First Hand Films | 2017 | 26 minutes

Barber Shop - Ep 6: Pretoria West / South Africa

South Africa has known a turbulent history of occupation, discrimination and violence against the black population. The white middle class is slowly slipping away into poverty, resulting in violence, excessive drugs and alcohol abuse.

First Hand Films | 2017 | 26 minutes

Borderline Cases

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

Bullfrog Films | 1997 | 65 minutes

The Bowmakers

THE BOWMAKERS is a new, feature-length documentary that explores the world of the bow and the extraordinary masters who make them.

Collective Eye Films | 2019 | 106 minutes