Showing 1 - 10 of 25 titles with a criteria of Subject is Economic History
Abigail Disney looks at the Disney family legacy and asks why the American Dream has worked for the wealthy, yet is a nightmare for people born with less.
GOOD DOCS | 2022 | 87 minutes
As Goes Janesville follows two years in the lives of laid off workers and local leaders to tell the story of how an auto community brought to the brink reinvents itself amid America’s worst economic crisis since The Great Depression.
371 Productions | 2012 | 87 minutes
The car industry moved away to low-wage countries and over a million citizens left the city: ‘Motown’ became ‘Ghost town’. Barber Shop Detroit tells the story of nostalgia and pride against a background of economic recession.
First Hand Films | 2017 | 26 minutes
The history and advantages of hemp as an industrial fiber.
Bullfrog Films | 1996 | 55 minutes
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
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
Five people in a Rust Belt town struggle to reinvent their lives and their dreams in contemporary America.
Icarus Films | 2013 | 45 minutes
The story of Britain's longest strike, the 1984-85 miners' strike, when Margaret Thatcher declared war on the unions, as told by those who lived through it.
Bullfrog Films | 2015 | 112 minutes
Tells the story of the credit bubble that caused the financial crash of 2008, and clearly explains how excessive income inequality leads to economic instability.
Bullfrog Films | 2011 | 82 minutes
Traces the connections between memory, public space, and the real estate bubbles that led to the international financial crisis.
Icarus Films | 2011 | 110 minutes