Browse Films

Showing 1 - 10 of 35 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

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

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

The experiences of two elderly people in their first month at a home for the aged.

Kartemquin Films | 1966 | 80 minutes

A document of the eighteen-day strike by interns and residents at Chicago's only public hospital.

Kartemquin Films | 1975 | 20 minutes