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Showing 1 - 10 of 40 titles with a criteria of Subject is Economic Sociology


Bitter Money

Follows a handful of migrant factory workers, both at work where they may labor for more than 12 hours a day and in their off-hours, and as they hang around shabby dorms drinking, dreaming of home, worrying about getting paid, and trying to decide whether their jobs are worth keeping.

dGenerate Films | 2016 | 152 minutes

Brothers On The Line

Narrated by Martin Sheen, Brothers On The Line is an award-winning documentary feature exploring the extraordinary journey of the Reuther brothers — prolific union organizers who led an army of laborers into an epic struggle for social justice.

Bullfrog Films | 2011 | 81 minutes

Clarissa's Battle

A single mother’s fight for child care for all

GOOD DOCS | 2022 | 89 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

Cooked: Survival by Zip Code

* New title added Fall 2022 *

Judith Helfand investigates a tragic 1995 heat wave in which 739 citizens died, most of them poor,elderly, and African American. Behind the shocking headlines she finds, a “slow-motion disaster” fueled by poverty, economics, social isolation, and racism.

Face to Face Media | 2020 | 54 minutes

Decade of Fire

In the 1970s, the Bronx was on fire. Abandoned by the city government, nearly a half-million people were displaced as their close-knit, multi-ethnic neighborhood burned, reducing the community to rubble.

GOOD DOCS | 2018 | 75 minutes

Democracy à la Maude

A Canadian woman leads the fight against unjust corporate globalization, and for social justice.

Bullfrog Films | 1998 | 61 minutes

A Distant Thud in the Jungle

In Papua New Guinea, local tribes are caught in a cycle of poverty due to oil companies looking for new fields and tourists in search of exoticism.

Icarus Films | 2022 | 85 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

Escuela

ESCUELA is a clear-eyed view into the lives of contemporary Mexican American migrants and their struggles to educate their children while obtaining employment.

Women Make Movies | 2002 | 53 minutes