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Docuseek streams essential independent, social-issue and environmental films to colleges and universities, providing exclusive access to content from renowned leaders in documentary film distribution.

Free previews are available to registered users. Streaming licenses are available for single titles to the entire collection, for periods ranging from one week to the Life of File.

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Participating distributors

Bullfrog Films
P.O. Box 149
Oley, Pennsylvania 19547
Phone: 610-779-8226
Fax: 610-370-1978

Bullfrog Films is the nation's leading US environmental video publisher, with more than 600 titles in the areas of environmental and social sciences, genetics, economics, Asian studies, marine biology and environmental ethics. Bullfrog also publishes internationally acclaimed videos from Rhombus Media on music, composers, and performing arts. Children's videos include ALA Notables and animated short films. Bullfrog Films' goal is to spread the word as widely as possible about good planetary citizenship and caring for all of earth's inhabitants.


dGenerate Films
c/o Icarus Films
32 Court Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: (718) 488-8900
Fax: (718) 488-8642

dGenerate Films distributes contemporary independent film from mainland China to audiences worldwide. dGenerate Films is dedicated to procuring and promoting visionary content, fueled by transformative social change and digital innovation. dGenerate Films distribution is managed by Icarus Films.

The Fanlight Collection
c/o Icarus Films
32 Court Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: (718) 488-8900
Fax: (718) 488-8642

Fanlight has long been a leading source for films on the social issues of our time, with a special focus on healthcare, mental health, professional ethics, aging and gerontology, disabilities, the workplace, and gender and family issues. Founded by independent filmmakers nearly 30 years ago, Fanlight's goal has been to create a select collection of educational programs independent in their vision, emotionally and intellectually engaging in their approach, and accurate and up-to-date in their content. The Fanlight Collection is an imprint of Icarus Films.

First Run Features
630 Ninth Avenue Suite 1213
New York, NY 10036
Phone: (212) 243-0600
Fax: (212) 989-7649

First Run Features, founded in 1979, is one of the largest independent distributors in North America, releasing between 15-20 films a year in theaters nationwide and an additional 30-40 films annually to schools, libraries and other educational institutions; on home video on DVD and Blu-Ray; to television broadcasters; and online through a diverse group of innovative digital partners, including Docuseek.

Icarus Films
32 Court Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: (718) 488-8900
Fax: (718) 488-8642

Icarus Films is a leading distributor of documentary film and video. Their 750 films and videos, mostly independent productions, provide innovative and informative views of our rapidly changing world. Fanlight Productions' distinctive library of health-related films is now part of the Icarus Films collection, and also appears on Docuseek.

Kartemquin Films
1901 W. Wellington
Chicago, IL 60657
Phone: (773) 472-4366
Fax: (773) 472-3348

In 1966, Kartemquin Films began making documentaries that examine and critique society through the stories of real people. Their documentaries, such as The Interrupters, Hoop Dreams and The New Americans, are among the most acclaimed of all time, leaving a lasting impact on millions of viewers. With a noted tradition of nurturing emerging talent and acting as a leading voice for independent media, Kartemquin is building on over 45 years of being Chicago’s documentary powerhouse.

KimStim Films
417 13th Street #2
Brooklyn, New York 11215

Founded by Ian Stimler and Mika Kimoto in 1999, KimStim's mission is to release overlooked, under-appreciated masterworks of world cinema to home video and theaters. Since its inception KimStim has compiled a diverse and critically lauded series of works by world famous directors.

Los Gatos, California

MediaStorm is an award-winning film production and interactive design studio whose work gives voice and meaning to the most pressing issues of our time. Their stories demystify complex issues, humanize statistics, and inspire audiences to take action on issues that matter. They are widely recognized for their work, receiving 17 Emmy Award nominations and two Alfred Dupont Awards.


National Film Board of Canada
P.O. Box 6100
Station Centre-ville
Montreal, Quebec, H3C 3H5
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Phone: 514-283-9000

Now 75 years old, the National Film Board of Canada has the well-deserved reputation, as its website says, "as one of the world's great creative laboratories." The National Film Board has worked with a diverse group of filmmakers to produce innovative documentaries and animation.

Scorpion TV
3a, 140 Grays Inn Rd
United Kingdom
Phone/fax: +44(0) 207 278 8829

Scorpion TV is an international production and distribution company focused on worldwide sales of award-winning films and television shows. Working closely with the independent film and television community, Scorpion provides a culturally diverse body of films.

Terra Nova Films
9848 South Winchester Avenue
Chicago, IL 60643
Phone: 773-881-8491
Fax: 773-881-3368

The mission of Terra Nova Films is to foster a greater understanding of life in its later years through the media of film and video.