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Showing 1 - 10 of 39 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

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

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

Edens Lost and Found - Chicago

City Hall and grass roots groups in Chicago are working on open space, green buildings and an educated citizenry to create a sustainable city.

Bullfrog Films | 2006 | 57 minutes

Family Business

An American entrepreneur struggles to make his pizza business succeed.

Icarus Films | 1982 | 90 minutes