Searching: how democracy works now series

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The War on Democracy
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(Bullfrog Films, 2007), 1 hour 34 mins
In his second inaugural address, President Bush pledged to 'bring democracy to the world'. In a speech lasting 23 minutes, he mentioned the words 'democracy' and 'liberty' 21 times. Most of the world, it is fair to say, will have recoiled, many in fear...Bush's speech was significant because it finally emptied...
(Bullfrog Films, 2007), 1 hour 34 mins
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Counting on Democracy
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(Bullfrog Films, 2003), 57 mins

The story of what happened in Florida during the 2000 Bush-Gore presidential race plays like a drama in many acts. From election night, when the three networks erroneously called the state before the polls closed, to 36 days later when the Supreme Court made the highly controversial decision to halt the recount an...

(Bullfrog Films, 2003), 57 mins
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Torturing Democracy
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(Bullfrog Films, 2009), 1 hour 30 mins
In a riveting and dramatic narrative, TORTURING DEMOCRACY tells the inside story of how the U.S. government adopted torture as official policy in the aftermath of 9/11. With exclusive interviews, explosive documents and rare archival footage, the documentary has been called the definitive broadcast account of...
(Bullfrog Films, 2009), 1 hour 30 mins
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Priceless
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(Bullfrog Films, 2011), 56 mins

'This film is a clear, well-documented and entertaining look at the way small farmers and our food supply are controlled and harmed by large corporations. It also illuminates the political power of corporate money. Big campaign contributions influence legislation affecting us every day, but Priceless offers hope...

(Bullfrog Films, 2011), 56 mins
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Shift Change
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(Bullfrog Films, 2012), 1 hour 10 mins

SHIFT CHANGE: PUTTING DEMOCRACY TO WORK tells the little known stories of employee-owned businesses that compete successfully in today's economy while providing secure, dignified jobs in democratic workplaces.

With the long decline in US manufacturing and today's economic crisis, millions have been thrown out...

(Bullfrog Films, 2012), 1 hour 10 mins
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Come Hell or High Water
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(Reading, PA: Bullfrog Films, 2014), 56 mins

'This powerful documentary illustrates a classic case of environmental injustice and exposes raw in-your-face Mississippi racial politics. The film shows a clear connection between exploitation of land and exploitation of people in modern day Mississippi. Turkey Creek residents may have survived slavery, Reconstru...

(Reading, PA: Bullfrog Films, 2014), 56 mins
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Gore Vidal
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(Bullfrog Films, 2014), 1 hour 29 mins
the film is impressive in the balance and nuance it achieves, presenting a subtler version of Vidal beyond the practiced personality he contrived and performed for the popular media and public display, and presents a sophisticated portrait of an intellectually sophisticated and challenging thinker and writer - a p...
(Bullfrog Films, 2014), 1 hour 29 mins
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No Umbrella
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(Bullfrog Films, 2006), 26 mins

No Umbrella - Election Day in the City is an unblinking look at the 2004 US Election Day failures in one of Ohio's poorest neighborhoods. In the most hotly contested state in the country, gridlock at inner city polls ignites tempers and sets off charges of conspiracy. No Umbrella drops us squarely into the chao...

(Bullfrog Films, 2006), 26 mins
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Virtual JFK
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(Bullfrog Films, 2009), 1 hour 20 mins
At the heart of VIRTUAL JFK is the critical question: Does it matter who is President of the United States when it comes to issues of war and peace? It explores this question by investigating one of the most debated 'what if' scenarios in the history of U.S. foreign policy: What would President John F. Kennedy hav...
(Bullfrog Films, 2009), 1 hour 20 mins
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