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Showing 1 - 10 of 42 titles with a criteria of Subject is The Industrial Heartland


The Big Game

The role of competitive sports, in this case basketball, in the community, for the coaches, and, most of all, for the players themselves.

Icarus Films | 1982 | 60 minutes

'63 Boycott

Connects the massive 1963 Chicago Public Schools boycott to contemporary issues around race, education, school closings, and youth activism. This title has one or more clips.

Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 30 minutes

Brothers On The Line

Narrated by Martin Sheen, Brothers On The Line is an award-winning documentary feature exploring the extraordinary journey of the Reuther brothers — prolific union organizers who led an army of laborers into an epic struggle for social justice.

Bullfrog Films | 2011 | 81 minutes

The Campaign

A mayoral race in middle America.

Icarus Films | 1982 | 90 minutes

Can You Hear Us Now?

Unravels the ways that years of one-party rule have reshaped democracy in Wisconsin, where voters are finding their lives increasingly irrelevant to state lawmakers.

Bullfrog Films | 2021 | 87 minutes

The Chicago Maternity Center Story

The struggle to keep the Chicago Maternity Center open after 75 years.

Kartemquin Films | 1976 | 60 minutes

Community of Praise

Examines faith working in the lives of a fundamentalist family.

Icarus Films | 1982 | 60 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

Detropia

Academy Award-shortlisted for Best Documentary, the film is a vivid portrait of Detroit, America's first major post-industrial city, as it struggles to deal with the consequences of a broken economic system.

Bullfrog Films | 2012 | 86 minutes