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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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Close to Nature, Series 1-6
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directed by Jan Petersen and John Sandberg (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 1997), 2 hours 49 mins
A film about nature photographers John Sandberg and Jan Petersen. It follows the work of setting up a hide in which the photographer is waiting with his camera. Outside the hide is a piece of carrion, and the birds that land on the carrion over the next couple of hours are captured by the camera.
directed by Jan Petersen and John Sandberg (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 1997), 2 hours 49 mins
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Divide In Concord
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(Reading, PA: Bullfrog Films, 2015), 1 hour 22 mins

'Divide in Concord is a remarkable, beautifully filmed and presented story of the second great battle of Concord, Massachusetts: the battle to ban small single-serve plastic bottles of water. Watch true community democracy in action as a small group of determined citizens fire another shot heard 'round the wor...

(Reading, PA: Bullfrog Films, 2015), 1 hour 22 mins
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John Dewey: His Life and Work
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directed by John Davidson; produced by Frances Davidson, fl. 2008 (San Luis Obispo, CA: Davidson Films, 2001), 41 mins
John Dewey wrote extensively about philosophy, psychology, education, political science, and the arts. In his very full 92 years of life (1859-1952), he not only wrote about the breadth of life, he participated in it as a teacher, social critic, political activist and involved family man. This fully produced video...
directed by John Davidson; produced by Frances Davidson, fl. 2008 (San Luis Obispo, CA: Davidson Films, 2001), 41 mins
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Company Town
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(Bullfrog Films, 2017), 1 hour 17 mins

The once free-spirited city of San Francisco is now a 'Company Town,' a playground for tech moguls of the 'sharing economy.' Airbnb is the biggest hotel, Uber privatizes transit. And now these companies want political power as well.Meanwhile, middle class and ethnic communities are driven out by gentrification...

(Bullfrog Films, 2017), 1 hour 17 mins
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How Putin Came to Power
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(Icarus Films, 2007), 53 mins

In August 1999, Vladimir V. Putin, head of Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB), successor to the KGB, was appointed Prime Minister. On December 31st of that year, Boris Yeltsin announced that Putin would succeed him as President of the Russian Federation. HOW PUTIN CAME TO POWER traces the stunningly rapid a...

(Icarus Films, 2007), 53 mins
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Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal
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directed by Stephen Vittoria, fl. 1987; produced by Noelle Hanrahan, 1963-, Katyana Farzanrad, fl. 2003 and Stephen Vittoria, fl. 1987, Prison Radio and Street Legal Cinema (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2012), 2 hours

Before he was convicted of murdering a policeman in 1981 and sentenced to die, Mumia Abu-Jamal was a gifted journalist and brilliant writer. Now after more than 30 years in prison, Mumia is not only still alive but continuing to report, provoke, and inspire.

Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary is an inspiring po...

directed by Stephen Vittoria, fl. 1987; produced by Noelle Hanrahan, 1963-, Katyana Farzanrad, fl. 2003 and Stephen Vittoria, fl. 1987, Prison Radio and Street Legal Cinema (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2012), 2 hours
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A Fork in the Road, Series 4, Episode 2, A Fork in the Road, Series 4, Episode 2
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directed by Pria Viswalingam, 1962-; presented by Pria Viswalingam, 1962-; produced by Pria Viswalingam, 1962-, in A Fork in the Road, Series 4, Episode 2 (Sydney, New South Wales: Special Broadcasting Service, 1997), 26 mins
Episodes two and three concentrate on Budapest, the old capital of Hungary. Pria joins in a shopping trip for chicken paprikash and has an illuminating chat with Hungarian director Istvan Szabo
directed by Pria Viswalingam, 1962-; presented by Pria Viswalingam, 1962-; produced by Pria Viswalingam, 1962-, in A Fork in the Road, Series 4, Episode 2 (Sydney, New South Wales: Special Broadcasting Service, 1997), 26 mins
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A Fork in the Road, Series 4, Episode 1, A Fork in the Road, Series 4, Episode 1
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directed by Pria Viswalingam, 1962-; presented by Pria Viswalingam, 1962-; produced by Pria Viswalingam, 1962-, in A Fork in the Road, Series 4, Episode 1 (Sydney, New South Wales: Special Broadcasting Service, 1997), 26 mins
In the fourth series of A Fork in the Road it is the Creoles of New Orleans that show Pria around in episode one.
directed by Pria Viswalingam, 1962-; presented by Pria Viswalingam, 1962-; produced by Pria Viswalingam, 1962-, in A Fork in the Road, Series 4, Episode 1 (Sydney, New South Wales: Special Broadcasting Service, 1997), 26 mins
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