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Billion Dollar Crop

The history and advantages of hemp as an industrial fiber.

Bullfrog Films | 1996 | 55 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

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

Downtown Dream

Five people in a Rust Belt town struggle to reinvent their lives and their dreams in contemporary America.

Icarus Films | 2013 | 45 minutes

The Enemy Within

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

The Flaw

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

Futures Market

Traces the connections between memory, public space, and the real estate bubbles that led to the international financial crisis.

Icarus Films | 2011 | 110 minutes

Greening Business

Reports on sustainable business practices and philosophy.

Bullfrog Films | 1994 | 45 minutes

The Harriman Alaska Expedition Retraced

Two scientific expeditions to Alaska, 100 years apart, give us an unparalleled view of environmental damage and the change in society's attitudes.

Bullfrog Films | 2002 | 110 minutes

The Last Pullman Car

In 1981, Pullman workers found themselves in the midst of a fight not only for their jobs but the future of the American rail car industry.

Kartemquin Films | 1983 | 56 minutes