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Showing 1 - 10 of 19 titles with a criteria of Subject is The American South


After the Spill

The oil and gas industry has historically dominated Louisiana politics and is largely responsible for the state's rapidly disappearing coastline.

Bullfrog Films | 2016 | 62 minutes

Capturing the Flag

A tight-knit group of friends travel to Cumberland County, North Carolina — the 2016 'posterchild' for voter suppression intent on proving that the big idea of American democracy can be defended by small acts of individual citizens.

Bullfrog Films | 2018 | 76 minutes

Come Hell or High Water

When the graves of former slaves are bulldozed in Mississippi, a Boston teacher returns home to protect the community his ancestors settled.

Bullfrog Films | 2014 | 56 minutes

A Crime on the Bayou

Two young men, Gary Duncan, an unjustly arrested Black man and Richard Sobol, his Jewish attorney, take Duncan's case all the way to the Supreme Court to fight for the right of all Americans to a fair trial.

Bullfrog Films | 2021 | 91 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 Great Flood

Filmmaker Bill Morrison and musician Bill Frisell evoke the Mississippi River Flood of 1927, and its many legacies.

Icarus Films | 2013 | 80 minutes

Guilty Until Proven Guilty

Explores Louisiana’s criminal justice system through the story of Tim Conerly, a young African-American man who was arrested in the wake of an armed robbery in New Orleans and waited 28 months for a trial for a crime he says he did not commit.

First Run Features | 2018 | 52 minutes

Home of the Brave

Short-Listed for Best Documentary Feature, Academy Awards®, examines the case of Viola Liuzzo, the only white woman murdered in the civil rights movement.

Bullfrog Films | 2005 | 75 minutes

I Am Somebody

1969 hospital workers struggle in Charleston, South Carolina.

Icarus Films | 1970 | 30 minutes

Let the Church Say Amen!

Noted filmmaker St. Clair Bourne follows an African-American minister in training as he travels through the South.

Icarus Films | 1973 | 67 minutes