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Showing 1 - 10 of 37 titles with a criteria of Subject is The Industrial Heartland


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

Connects the massive 1963 Chicago Public Schools boycott to contemporary issues around race, education, school closings, and youth activism.

Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 30 minutes

A mayoral race in middle America.

Icarus Films | 1982 | 90 minutes

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

Kartemquin Films | 1976 | 60 minutes

Examines faith working in the lives of a fundamentalist family.

Icarus Films | 1982 | 60 minutes

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.

Bullfrog Films | 2020 | 82 minutes

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

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

An American entrepreneur struggles to make his pizza business succeed.

Icarus Films | 1982 | 90 minutes

A film about the League of Revolutionary Black Workers, which was, 'in many respects the most significant expression of black radical thought and activism in the 1960s.' - Manning Marable, Prof. of History, Columbia Univ.

Icarus Films | 1970 | 55 minutes