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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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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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After the Spill
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(Bullfrog Films, 2016), 1 hour 3 mins

'After the Spill documents the enormous price that society pays for its addiction to oil. This price is not paid equally by everyone; the people of coastal Louisiana know this all too well...If you care about environmental justice, our seafood, our dependence on oil, and the quality of our air and water, you wil...

(Bullfrog Films, 2016), 1 hour 3 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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Project Z
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(Bullfrog Films, 2015), 1 hour 14 mins

'The 21st century's horror show of automated warfare seemed to come from nowhere. Many of us are still trying to catch up. James Der Derian and Phil Gara are not. Project Z takes us back to the future of post-human warfare, when it was still incipient, before our fate was sealed. In a riveting tour of the labora...

(Bullfrog Films, 2015), 1 hour 14 mins
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With God On Our Side, Episode 6
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in With God On Our Side (Icarus Films, 1996), 57 mins

While George Bush strains to win their trust, Religious Right leaders turn to a new crusade: building a true grassroots power structure from the ashes of the Robertson campaign. The fruit of their efforts, the Christian Coalition, is now one of the most politically adept membership organizations ever. Yet many i...

in With God On Our Side (Icarus Films, 1996), 57 mins
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A Snowmobile For George
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(Bullfrog Films, 2008), 1 hour 35 mins

A Snowmobile for George is a rambunctious road trip that collects the stories of fishermen, cowboys and firemen who have had to face the consequences of environmental deregulation by the Bush Administration. Started by a question about the filmmaker's own used two-stroke snowmobile engine, this trip steadily reve...

(Bullfrog Films, 2008), 1 hour 35 mins
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Torture Made in USA
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(KimStim, 2010), 1 hour 26 mins

Mixing stunning archival footage and on the ground detective work, and backed by hard hitting interviews from key administration witnesses such as Colin Powell's former Chief of Staff, Matthew Waxman, former White House advisor to Condoleezza Rice, and former US Navy General Counsel Alberto Mora, as well as Mich...

(KimStim, 2010), 1 hour 26 mins
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Everything's Cool
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(Bullfrog Films, 2007), 1 hour 30 mins

EVERYTHING'S COOL is a 'toxic comedy' about the most dangerous chasm ever to emerge between scientific understanding and political action - Global Warming. The good news: America finally gets global warming, the chasm is closing and the debate is over. The bad news: the United States, the country that will determi...

(Bullfrog Films, 2007), 1 hour 30 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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