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Showing 1 - 10 of 13 titles with a criteria of Subject is The American South


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

A tight-knit group of friends travel to Cumberland County, North Carolina - 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

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

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

Icarus Films | 2013 | 80 minutes

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 more than two years for a trial for a crime he says he did not commit.

First Run Features | 2018 | 52 minutes

Examines the case of Viola Liuzzo, the only white woman murdered in the civil rights movement.

Bullfrog Films | 2005 | 75 minutes

1969 hospital workers struggle in Charleston, South Carolina.

Icarus Films | 1970 | 30 minutes

Oscar-shortlist selection, this is the definitive account of Loving v. Virginia, the landmark 1967 Supreme Court decision that legalized interracial marriage.

Icarus Films | 2011 | 77 minutes

Harper Lee's novel, and the story of a remarkable high school production of the adapted play, are used as a lens to examine race, class, gender, and justice - then and now.

Bullfrog Films | 2016 | 65 minutes

Investigates how the exploitation of Southern Louisiana's abundant natural resources compromised the resiliency of its ecology and culture, multiplying the devastating impact of the BP oil spill and Hurricane Katrina.

Bullfrog Films | 2011 | 62 minutes