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Showing 1 - 3 of 3 titles with a criteria of Subject is The Great Depression

Elder Voices

Japanese Americans, European Jews and peace activists who came of age during the Depression and WWII address the political storm clouds gathering today.

Bullfrog Films | 2020 | 49 minutes

The Savoy King

The Savoy Ballroom was the home of the amazing Lindy Hop dancers, and the first venue in America where Blacks and Whites could dance and socialize together. Born fatherless and poor, Chick Webb developed spinal tuberculosis and was a hunchbacked dwarf in constant pain, yet he virtually invented modern drumming and built the hottest Swing orchestra of the 1930s - the "house band" of The Savoy Ballroom

Collective Eye Films | 2022 | 60 minutes

Town Destroyer

A high profile battle erupts over images of African American slaves and Native Americans in New Deal-era murals at George Washington High School in San Francisco, leading to a passionate outpouring of activism and opinions about art, history, and racial reckoning in America.

Bullfrog Films | 2022 | 53 minutes