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9/11’s Unsettled Dust

2021, Streaming, 85 mins
Distributed by Bullfrog Films, PO Box 149, Oley, PA 19547; 800-543-FROG (3764)
Produced by Eric Overmyer and Charles Burnett

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Activism; Environmental Health
Date Entered:10/11/21


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A River Below

2017, DVD, color, 86 min., English, Spanish, Portuguese
Distributed by Grasshopper Films, 12 East 32nd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10016
Produced by Torus Tammer

Recommended

Subjects: Anthropology, Latin America, Ecology, Indigenous Peoples
Date Entered:07/03/18


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A Silent Transformation

2018, Streaming, 70 mins
Distributed by Bullfrog Films, PO Box 149, Oley, PA 19547; 800-543-FROG (3764)
Produced by Powerline Films

Recommended

Subjects: Anthropology; Canadian Studies; Capitalism; Community; Cooperatives; Economics; Labor & Work Issues; Local Economies; Sociology; Sustainability
Date Entered:02/03/20


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All These Sleepless Nights

2015, DVD , color, 102 min.
Distributed by Passion River Films, 154 Mt. Bethel Rd., Warren, NJ 07059; 732-321-0711
Produced by Michal Marczak

Recommended

Subjects: Philosophy, Sociology, Storytelling
Date Entered:01/19/18


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An American Satan

2019, Streaming, 72 mins
Distributed by Film Movement
Produced by Aram Garriga and Carl S. Torres

Recommended

Subjects: Religion; Social Sciences: Sociology
Date Entered:11/17/20


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Anita: Speaking Truth to Power

2013, DVD , color, 77 min.
Distributed by First Run Features, 630 Ninth Avenue, Suite 1213, New York, NY 10036; 212-243-0600
Produced by Freida Mock

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Ethics, Human Rights, African Americans, Gender, History, Journalism, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology, Women
Date Entered:08/06/14


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Birth of the Living Dead

2013, DVD , color and b&w, 76 min.
Distributed by First Run Features, 630 Ninth Avenue, Suite 1213, New York, NY 10036; 212-243-0600
Produced by Robert Kuhns

Recommended

Subjects: African Americans, Biography, Death & Dying, Ethics, Films, History, Mythology, Human Rights, Popular Culture, Social Sciences, Sociology
Date Entered:03/21/14


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Bombardier Blood

2019, Streaming, 80 mins
Distributed by Passion River Films, 154 Mt. Bethel Rd., Warren, NJ 07059; 732-321-0711
Produced by Alex Borstein

Recommended

Subjects: Medicine; Sociology
Date Entered:06/30/20


Bringing It Home: Industrial Hemp, Healthy Houses, and a Greener Future for America  cover image

Bringing It Home: Industrial Hemp, Healthy Houses, and a Greener Future for America

2013, DVD , color, 52 min.
Distributed by Bullfrog Films, PO Box 149, Oley, PA 19547; 800-543-FROG (3764)
Produced by Linda Booker and Blaire Johnson

Recommended

Subjects: Agriculture, Political Science, International Relations, Sociology, Ecology, Biology, Ethnobotany, Law
Date Entered:08/06/14


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Brooklyn Farmer

2014, DVD, color, 27 min.
Distributed by Outcast Films, 511 6th Avenue Suite 398, New York, NY 10011; 646-512-2596
Produced by Burke Cherrie and Ben Nabors

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Business, Agriculture, Ethics, Sociology, Ecology
Date Entered:05/27/15


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Chasing the Moon

1991, Streaming, 4 mins
Distributed by Third World Newsreel, 545 Eighth Avenue, Suite 550, New York, NY 10018; 212-947-9277
Produced by Dawn Suggs

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Discrimination; Gay & Lesbian
Date Entered:06/26/20


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Chet Zar: I Like to Paint Monsters

2015, DVD , color, 80 mn.
Distributed by First Run Features, 630 Ninth Avenue, Suite 1213, New York, NY 10036; 212-243-0600
Produced by Mike Correll

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Art, Popular Culture, Sociology
Date Entered:10/19/16


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City of Trees

2015, DVD, color, 76 min.
Distributed by Passion River Films, 154 Mt. Bethel Rd., Warren, NJ 07059; 732-321-0711
Produced by Lance Kramer

Recommended

Subjects: African Americans, Ethics, Social Sciences, Sociology, Political Science, Criminal Justice, Ecology
Date Entered:01/19/18


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Confessions of a Social Bully

2017, Streaming, 15 mins
Distributed by Good Docs
Produced by Lisa Cohen and Eleni Ledesma

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Mental Health; Psychology; Sociology
Date Entered:07/21/21


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Cousin Jules

1972, DVD , color, 73 min.
Distributed by Cinema Guild, 115 West 30th Street, Suite 800, New York, NY 10001; 212-685-6242
Produced by Societe Rytna Film/ Societe des Films Orzeaux

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Sociology
Date Entered:03/21/14


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COVER/AGE

2019, Streaming, 24 mins
Distributed by Third World Newsreel, 545 Eighth Avenue, Suite 550, New York, NY 10018; 212-947-9277
Produced by California Immigrant Policy Center

Recommended

Subjects: Health
Date Entered:02/28/22


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Dream On

2014, DVD , color, 99 min.
Distributed by Filmakers Library, 124 East 40th Street, New York, NY 10016; 202-808-4980
Produced by Roger Weisberg

Recommended

Subjects: African Americans, Business, Careers, Economics, Education, Human Rights, Criminal Justice, Labor Relations, Political Science, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Urban Areas
Date Entered:09/15/15


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Era of Megafires

2018, DVD, color, 60 min.
Distributed by Outcast Films, 511 6th Avenue Suite 398, New York, NY 10011; 646-512-2596
Produced by North 40 Productions

Recommended

Subjects: Ecology, Disaster Management, Geography
Date Entered:12/11/18


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Food Evolution

2017, DVD, color, 1 hr. 32 min.
Distributed by Grasshopper Film, 12 East 32nd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10016
Produced by Scott Hamilton Kennedy, Trace Sheehan

Recommended with reservations

Subjects: Agriculture, Business, Health Sciences, Ethics, Sociology, Propaganda
Date Entered:10/05/18


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Garwin

2014, DVD , color, 67 min.
Distributed by The Video Project, PO Box 411376, San Francisco, CA 94141-1376; 800-475-2638
Produced by Richard Breyer and Anand Kamalakar

Recommended

Subjects: Physics, Science, History, Political Science, International Relations, Ethics, Sociology, Anthropology
Date Entered:05/27/15


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Harvest

2012, DVD , color, 71 min.
Distributed by Seventh Art Releasing, 1614 N. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90046; 323-845-1455
Produced by: John Beck

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Agriculture, Business, Labor Relations, Sociology
Date Entered:12/09/13


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Homo Sapiens

2016, DVD , color, 94 min.
Distributed by Icarus Films, 32 Court St., 21st Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201; 800-876-1710
Produced by Nikolaus Geyrhalter, Michael Kitzberger, Markus Glaser, Wolfgang Widerhofer

Recommended

Subjects: Philosophy, Ecology
Date Entered:01/05/17


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Jean Ziegler, The Optimism of Willpower

2016, DVD , color, 93 min. English and French (English subtitles)
Distributed by Kimstim, 417 13th Street #2, Brooklyn, New York 11215
Produced by Emmanuel Gétaz

Recommended with reservations

Subjects: Criminal Justice, Ethics, Human Rights, International Relations, Political Science, Sociology
Date Entered:03/27/18


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Jerusalem Boxing Club

2015, DVD, color, 71 min.
Distributed by Ruth Diskin Films Ltd., P.O.Box 7153, Jerusalem, 91071, ISRAEL
Produced by Helen Yanovsky, Shalom Goodman, Nizan Ophir and Railroad Films

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Adolescence, Judaism, Sociology, Sports
Date Entered:10/19/16


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JFK: The Private President

2013, DVD , color and b&w, 53 min.
Distributed by First Run Features, 630 Ninth Avenue, Suite 1213, New York, NY 10036; 212-243-0600
Produced by Michael Kloft

Recommended

Subjects: Biography, History, Political Science, Popular Culture, Sociology
Date Entered:03/02/15


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Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story

2015, DVD, color, 50 min. and 73 min. versions
Distributed by Bullfrog Films, PO Box 149, Oley, PA 19547; 800-543-FROG (3764)
Produced by Jenny Rustemeyer

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Agriculture, Business, Branding, Economics, Ecological Living, Environmentalism, Farming, Food, Green Living, Horticulture, Green Movement, Social Movements, Social Sciences, Sociology, Sustainability, Sustainable Living
Date Entered:02/18/16


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Living in the Future’s Past

2018, DVD, color, 83 min.
Distributed by The Video Project, 145 - 9th St., Suite 102, San Francisco, CA 94103; 800-475-2638
Produced by Jeff Bridges

Recommended with Reservations

Subjects: Ecology, Anthropology, Evolution, Social Sciences
Date Entered:01/03/19


New Comedy Shorts From Cuba: Dany and the Nerds Club and Committee 666 cover image

New Comedy Shorts From Cuba: Dany and the Nerds Club and Committee 666

2010, DVD , color, 25 min.; 17 min.
Distributed by Icarus Films, 32 Court St., 21st Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201; 800-876-1710
Producer n/a

Recommended with reservations

Subjects: Adolescence, Sociology, Drama, Humor, Popular Culture, Language, Mythology
Date Entered:08/06/14


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No Straight Lines: The Rise of Queer Comics

2021, Streaming, 79 mins
Distributed by Good Docs
Produced by Vivian Kleiman and Justin Hall

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Art; Sociology
Date Entered:06/15/22


Pembe Ya Ndovu (Tusk of the Elephant)    cover image

Pembe Ya Ndovu (Tusk of the Elephant)

2014, DVD, color, 30 min.
Distributed by The Video Project, PO Box 411376, San Francisco, CA 94141-1376; 800-475-2638
Produced by Steve Oliver Taylor

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Wildlife, Biodiversity, Poaching, Animal Rights, Africa, Asia, Crime, Criminal Justice, Ethics, Sociology, Social Services, Ecology
Date Entered:11/05/15


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Penton: The John Penton Story

2014, DVD , color, 2 hrs. 33 min.
Distributed by Passion River Films, 154 Mt. Bethel Rd., Warren, NJ 07059; 732-321-0711
Produced by Todd Huffman and Don Hoffman

Recommended with reservations

Subjects: Biography, Business, Engineering, Sports, Sociology, Popular Culture
Date Entered:09/15/15


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Perro Bomba

2019, Streaming, 80 mins
Distributed by Pragda, 302 Bedford Ave., #136, Brooklyn, NY 11249
Produced by Juan Caceres

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Racism; Social Problems
Date Entered:12/01/20


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Queen of Hearts: Audrey Flack

2019, Streaming, 75 mins
Distributed by Film Movement
Produced by Deborah Shaffer

Recommended

Subjects: Art; Art History; Feminism
Date Entered:11/17/20


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Radical Evil

2013, DVD , color, 52 min. and 93 min. versions
Distributed by Film Platform
Produced by Wolfgang Richter

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Antisemitism, Civil Rights, Crimes Against Humanity, Criminal Justice, Ethics, European History, Human Rights, Jewish Holocaust, Propaganda, Social Behavior, Social Psychology, Violence, War Crimes, World War II
Date Entered:02/18/16


Raising Shrimp: The Future of America’s Seafood    cover image

Raising Shrimp: The Future of America’s Seafood

2014, DVD , color, 49 min.
Distributed by Collective Eye Films, 2305 SE Yamhill Street, Suite 101, Portland OR 97214; 503-232-5345
Produced by Ted Caplow

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Science, Aquaculture, Sociology, Ecology, Biology, Chemistry, Business, International Relations, Careers
Date Entered:05/27/15


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Reaching Your Financial Goal: Crowdfunding and Grants

2014, DVD , color, 18 min.
Distributed by Films Media Group, 132 West 31st St., 17th Floor, New York, NY 10001; 800-257-5126
Producer n/a

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Business, Communication, Sociology, Writing
Date Entered:09/15/15


Residential Energy Efficiency Projects: Air Sealing and Insulating    cover image

Residential Energy Efficiency Projects: Air Sealing and Insulating

2014, DVD, color, 14 min.
Distributed by Films Media Group, 132 West 31st St., 17th Floor, New York, NY 10001; 800-257-5126
Produced by Shopware & National Association of Home Builders Production Unit.

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Buildings, Green Living, Housing, Occupations
Date Entered:02/18/16


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Small Family, Happy Family

2019, Streaming, 39 mins
Distributed by Documentary Educational Resources, 101 Morse Street, Watertown, MA 02472; 617-926-0491
Produced by Annie Munger, Zoe Hamilton, and Jana Edelbaum

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Contraception; Reproductive Rights; Women's Health
Date Entered:06/15/20


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Sticky: A (Self) Love Story

2016, DVD, color, 72 min.
Distributed by Tugg, Inc., 855-321-8844
Produced by Nicholas Tana and Denise Acosta

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Sexual Behavior, Animal Behavior, Ethics, Sociology, Social Sciences, Popular Culture, Psychology
Date Entered:10/19/16


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Survivors

2018, Streaming, 84 mins
Distributed by Documentary Educational Resources, 101 Morse Street, Watertown, MA 02472; 617-926-0491
Produced by Anna Fitch, Arthur Pratt, Banker White, Barmmy Boy, Samantha Grant, and Sara Dosa

Recommended

Subjects: Community Health Services; Public Health
Date Entered:06/15/20


Take Back Your Power: Investigating the “Smart” Grid    cover image

Take Back Your Power: Investigating the “Smart” Grid

2014, DVD , color, 88 min.
Distributed by Passion River Films, 154 Mt. Bethel Rd., Warren, NJ 07059; 732-321-0711
Produced by Josh Del Sol

Recommended with reservations

Subjects: Technology, Sociology, Social Sciences, Communication, Health Sciences, Political Science, Law, Human Rights, Ethics, Business, Anthropology
Date Entered:05/27/15


The 99%: Occupy Everywhere    cover image

The 99%: Occupy Everywhere

2013, DVD , color, 63 min.
Distributed by Tugg, Inc., 855-321-8844
Produced by Michael Perlman

Not Recommended

Subjects: Criminal Justice, Economics, Ethics, Human Rights, Political Science, Social Sciences, Sociology
Date Entered:11/23/16


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The Artist in Society: Talking with Hershell West

2019, Streaming, 50 mins
Distributed by Palomino Productions, PO Box 8565, Berkeley, CA 94707; 510-236-3257
Produced by Eve A. Ma

Recommended

Subjects: Art
Date Entered:10/31/19


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The Bullish Farmer

2018, DVD, color, 80 min.
Distributed by The Video Project, 145 - 9th St., Suite 102, San Francisco, CA 94103; 800-475-2638
Produced by Ken Marsolais and Nancy Vick

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Sustainability, Organic Farming, Big Agriculture, Wall Street, Business, Entrepreneurship
Date Entered:01/03/19


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The Chairman and the Lions

2013, DVD , color, 46 min.
Distributed by Documentary Educational Resources, 101 Morse Street, Watertown, MA 02472; 617-926-0491
Produced by Frank Kaipai Ikoyo, Juma Mriga, Kelly Askew, Howard Stein

Recommended

Subjects: Sociology, Political Science, Africa
Date Entered:03/02/15


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The German Doctor

2013, DVD, color, 93 min.
Distributed by First Run Features, 630 Ninth Avenue, Suite 1213, New York, NY 10036; 212-243-0600
Produced by Lucia Puenzo

Highly Recommended

Subjects: German Holocaust, History, Biography, Sociology, Science, Ethics
Date Entered:03/02/15


The Hadza: The Last of the First    cover image

The Hadza: The Last of the First

2014, DVD, color, 1 hour 11 min., English and Swahili
Distributed by The Video Project, 145 - 9th St., Suite 102, San Francisco, CA 94103; 800-475-2638
Produced by Bill Benenson and Laurie Benenson

Recommended

Subjects: Africa, Sustainability, Anthropology, Ethnography
Date Entered:05/15/18


The Last Bonesetter: An Encounter with Don Felipe  cover image

The Last Bonesetter: An Encounter with Don Felipe

2018, Streaming, 27 mins
Distributed by Documentary Educational Resources, 101 Morse Street, Watertown, MA 02472; 617-926-0491
Produced by Kathryn Oths and Adam Booher

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Alternative Medicine; Health Sciences
Date Entered:06/15/20


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The Right to Vend

2016, DVD , color, 10 min.
Distributed by Third World Newsreel, 545 Eighth Avenue, Suite 550, New York, NY 10018; 212-947-9277
Produced by Third World Newsreel Workshop

Recommended

Subjects: Political Science, Business, Sociology
Date Entered:12/18/17


The Rise and Fall of the Brown Buffalo    cover image

The Rise and Fall of the Brown Buffalo

2018, DVD , color and b&w, 57 min.
Distributed by Phillip Rodriguez
Produced by Alison Sotomayer

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Biography, History, Human Rights, Sociology
Date Entered:07/23/18


The Value of Your Personal Data    cover image

The Value of Your Personal Data

2013, DVD , color, 50 min.
Distributed by Films Media Group, 132 West 31st St., 17th Floor, New York, NY 10001; 800-257-5126
Produced by Helen Grossman and Jenny Borger

Recommended

Subjects: Technology, Sociology, Social Sciences, Law, Human Rights, Ethics, Business, Anthropology
Date Entered:05/27/15


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Train Driver’s Diary

2016, DVD, color, 85 min. Serbian (English subtitles)
Distributed by Passion River Films, 154 Mt. Bethel Rd., Warren, NJ 07059; 732-321-0711
Produced by Milos Radovic

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Transportation, Sociology, Parenting, Death and Dying, Adoption, Adolescence
Date Entered:03/27/18


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Urban Roots

2011, DVD, color, 93 min.
Distributed by Collective Eye Films, 1315 SE 20th Ave. #3, Portland OR 97214; 971-236-2056
Produced by Leila Conners & Matthew Schmid

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Urban Planning, Sociology, Ecology, Gardening, Crime, Economics
Date Entered:12/11/18


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Winter Nomads

2013, DVD , color, 85 min.
Distributed by Icarus Films, 32 Court St., 21st Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201; 800-876-1710
Produced by Elisabeth Garbar and Heinz Dill

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Animal Behavior
Date Entered:03/02/15


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Wrestling with Life

2014, DVD , color, 1 hr. 7 min.
Distributed by Passion River Films, 154 Mt. Bethel Rd., Warren, NJ 07059; 732-321-0711
Produced by Dave Nowick

Recommended

Subjects: Adolescence, Death and Dying, Ethics, Sociology, Sports.
Date Entered:11/05/15