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Showing 1 - 10 of 17 titles with a criteria of Subject is Urban Sociology


Chinatown

Three senior activists fight for housing rights in DC’s historic Chinatown

GOOD DOCS | 2016 | 26 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

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

E. F. Schumacher...

Summary of Schumacher's economic arguments referring to the world energy situation.

Bullfrog Films | 1979 | 16 minutes

The First Rainbow Coalition

In a city determined to keep them apart, they dared to unite.

GOOD DOCS | 2019 | 55 minutes

The Goumbé of the Young Revelers

In Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire, the Association "La goumbé des jeunes noceurs" holds regular reunions to host a variety of events, including dance, exhibitions and concerts. A short by Jean Rouch.

Icarus Films | 1965 | 28 minutes

Mitote / Mexican Ritual

A shaman’s mystical rituals, furious electricians on hunger strike and a euphoric football crowd collide in the Zocalo, Mexico City’s central square, the ancient ceremonial heart of the Aztec empire.

Tecolote Movies | 2012 | 54 minutes

Nature's Cleanup Crew

Examines the lives of the busy scavengers who live among us in our cities, recycling the mountains of waste our consumer society leaves behind.

Bullfrog Films | 2021 | 54 minutes

Push

Landlords without faces. Apartments without renters. A documentary exploring the new, unlivable city.

GOOD DOCS | 2019 | 92 minutes

A Reckoning in Boston

A rigorous night course in the humanities at a community center in the Boston neighborhood of Dorchester illuminates the glaring gap between rich and poor, Black and white, in an ostensibly prosperous and progressive city.

Bullfrog Films | 2022 | 84 minutes