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The Activists

The story of activists who opposed the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, including their lives, the tactics they used, and the historical context.

Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 60 minutes

Afghanistan 1979: The War That Changed the World

The Soviet troops' intervention in Afghanistan was a pivotal event in the history of the 20th century. It launched Bin Laden and Al Qaeda.

Icarus Films | 2014 | 52 minutes

Afghanistan Unveiled

Filmed by the first ever team of women video journalists trained in Afghanistan, this rare and uncompromising film explores the effects of the Taliban’s repressive rule and recent U.S.-sponsored bombing campaign on Afghani women.

Women Make Movies | 2003 | 52 minutes

Backfired

Investigates the largest auto scam in the world, tracing VW's deliberate installation of defeat devices in their diesel cars to circumvent California and US vehicle emissions standards.

Bullfrog Films | 2018 | 61 minutes

Blowback

BLOWBACK is a dynamic exploration of the representation of the wars in Iraq (2003-2011) and Afghanistan (2001-2021) in world cinema which argues that films function as resonant cultural artifacts that shape how the conflicts come to be understood and remembered by audiences at the time, and those of generations to come.

Bullfrog Films | 2019 | 30 minutes

Choice Thoughts: Reflections on the Birth Control War

Filmmaker Jacqueline Frank takes a fast-paced look at 100 years of the fight for birth control and legalized abortion.

Women Make Movies | 1996 | 10 minutes

A Darkness Visible: Afghanistan

Based on 14 trips to Afghanistan between 1994 and 2010, A Darkness Visible: Afghanistan is the work of photojournalist Seamus Murphy. His work chronicles a people caught time and again in political turmoil, struggling to find their way.

MediaStorm | 2011 | 27 minutes

Deadly Mistakes?

Critically analyzes some US foreign policy interventions since World War II.

Bullfrog Films | 2005 | 160 minutes

Don't Give Up Your Voice!

Looks at the inspirational resistance of Argentinians to the government of Mauricio Macri, whose election preceded Trump's but whose style and policies are eerily similar.

Bullfrog Films | 2019 | 41 minutes

The Emoji Story

Explores the complex, conflict-prone, and often hilarious world of the creators, lovers, and arbiters of emoji, our world's newest pictorial language.

Bullfrog Films | 2021 | 79 minutes