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A Perfect Soldier cover photo

A Perfect Soldier

2011, DVD, color and b&w, 56 min.
Distributed by Cinema Guild, 115 West 30th Street, Suite 800, New York, NY 10001; 212-685-6242
Produced by Jonathan Lacocque

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Asian Studies, Cambodia, Khmer Rouge, Landmines
Date Entered:11/28/11


ALMA cover photo

ALMA

2012, DVD , color, 65 min.
Distributed by Green Planet Films, 21 Columbus Ave. Suite 205, San Francisco, CA 94111; 415-377-5471
Produced by Patrick Rouxel

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Environmental Studies, South American Studies
Date Entered:08/03/12


Antarctic Edge: 70o South    cover photo

Antarctic Edge: 70o South

2014, DVD , color, 72 min.
Distributed by First Run Features, 630 Ninth Avenue, Suite 1213, New York, NY 10036; 212-243-0600
Produced by Dena Seidel for the Rutgers Center for Digital Filmmaking

Recommended

Subjects: Ecology, Global Warming, Oceanography
Date Entered:11/19/15


Asia’s Monarchies: Japan cover photo

Asia’s Monarchies: Japan

2016, DVD, color, 60 min.
Distributed by Film Ideas, 308 North Wolf Rd., Wheeling, IL 60090; 800-475-3456
Produced by Joshua Whitehead for Off the Fence B.V.

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Government, History, World War II
Date Entered:07/05/16


Atlantic Salmon: Lost at Sea    cover photo

Atlantic Salmon: Lost at Sea

2017, DVD , color, 55 min.
Distributed by Green Planet Films, PO Box 247, Corte Madera, CA 94976-0247; 415-377-5471
Produced by Deirdre Brennan for Castletown Productions

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Fisheries, Wildlife Conservation, Ecology
Date Entered:11/02/18


Banana Pancakes and the Children of Sticky Rice    cover photo

Banana Pancakes and the Children of Sticky Rice

2015, DVD, color, 94 min.
Distributed by Grasshopper Films, 12 East 32nd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10016
Produced by Valérie Schuit for Viewpoint Productions

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Anthropology, Geography, Laos, Travel and Tourism
Date Entered:01/06/17


Bhopali cover photo

Bhopali

2011, DVD, color, 80 min.
Distributed by Cinema Guild, 115 West 30th Street, Suite 800, New York, NY 10001; 212-685-6242
Produced by Kirk Palayan

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Asian Studies, Environmental Studies
Date Entered:11/28/11


Bluefin cover photo

Bluefin

2018, DVD , color, 53 min.
Distributed by Bullfrog Films, PO Box 149, Oley, PA 19547; 800-543-FROG (3764)
Produced by Annette Clarke, Paul McNeill for The National Film Board of Canada

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Fisheries, Sustainability, Ecology
Date Entered:11/02/18


Bounce: How the Ball Taught the World to Play

2015, DVD , color, 76 min.
Distributed by Alexander Street Press, 350 7th Ave/Ste 1100, New York, NY 10001
Produced by Andrew Napier for Wrecking Crew Films

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Animal Behavior, Social Psychology, Sports
Date Entered:01/06/17


Chasing the Light:  An Artistic Journey Down the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon cover photo

Chasing the Light: An Artistic Journey Down the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon

2012, DVD , 46 min.
Distributed by Green Planet Films, PO Box 247, Corte Madera, CA 94976-0247; 415-377-5471
Produced by Ed George

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Art, Photography
Date Entered:09/05/13


China Heavyweight cover photo

China Heavyweight

2012, DVD, color, 89 min.
Distributed by Zeitgeist Films, 247 Centre Street, New York, NY 10013; 212-274-1989
Produced by Eyesteel Film, Yuan Fang Media

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Asian Studies, Sports, Boxing
Date Entered:01/11/13


Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend    cover photo

Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend

2016, DVD, color, 25 min.
Distributed by Media Education Foundation, 60 Masonic St., Northampton, MA 01060; 800-897-0089
Produced by Barbara Ghammashi and Sarah Knight for Roadside Pictures

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Careers, Sports
Date Entered:01/02/18


Ecocide: Voices from Paradise     cover photo

Ecocide: Voices from Paradise

2014, DVD , color, 58 min.
Distributed by Collective Eye Films, 2305 SE Yamhill Street, Suite 101, Portland OR 97214; 503-232-5345
Produced by Juliet Brown, for the Bertha Foundation & NFTS (National Film & Television School)

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Ecology, Fisheries
Date Entered:08/16/17


Elephas Maximus cover photo

Elephas Maximus

2005, DVD, color, 32 min.
Distributed by Canisius Ambassadors for ConservationCanisius College, 2001 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14208; 716-888-2518; email: cac@canisius.edu
Produced by Michael Noonan

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Animal Behavior, Environmental Studies
Date Entered:01/19/11


Elk in America cover photo

Elk in America

2013, DVD , color, 58 min.
Distributed by Janson Media, 88 Semmons Road, Harrington Park, NJ 07640; 201-784-8488
Produced by Gary W. Griffen

Recommended

Subjects: Animal Behavior
Date Entered:04/24/13


Extinction in Progress    cover photo

Extinction in Progress

2014, DVD, color, 56 min.
Distributed by Green Planet Films, PO Box 247, Corte Madera, CA 94976-0247; 415-377-5471
Produced by Jürgen Hoppe and Dr. Blair Hedges for Caribemotion

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Endangered Species, Natural History, Wildlife Conservation
Date Entered:11/05/15


Fish Tail (Rabo de Peixe)    cover photo

Fish Tail (Rabo de Peixe)

2015, DVD, color, 103 min.
Distributed by Grasshopper Films, 12 East 32nd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10016
Produced by Joaquim Pinto and Nuno Leonel

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Anthropology, Fisheries, Geography, Azores
Date Entered:12/20/16


Golden Slumbers  cover photo

Golden Slumbers

2011, DVD, color, 96 min.
Distributed by Icarus Films, 32 Court St., 21st Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201; 800-876-1710
Produced by Jacky Goldberg

Recommended

Subjects: Asia, Cambodia, Films, Genocide, Human Rights
Date Entered:08/21/14


Green Fire:  Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time cover photo

Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time

2011, DVD , color, 57 min.
Distributed by Bullfrog Films, PO Box 149, Oley, PA 19547; 800-543-FROG (3764)
Produced by the Aldo Leopold Foundation, the U.S. Forest Service, and the Center for Humans and Nature

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Conservation, Environmentalism
Date Entered:07/09/15


In the Name of Confucius

2017, DVD , color, 53 min.
Distributed by Passion River Films, 154 Mt. Bethel Rd., Warren, NJ 07059; 732-321-0711
Produced by Doris Liu, Leon Lee, and Alan Mendelsohn

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Discrimination, Education
Date Entered:05/01/18


Japan, The Emperor and The Army cover photo

Japan, The Emperor and The Army

2009, 2010 release, DVD, color and b&w, 90 min.
Distributed by Icarus Films, 32 Court St., 21st Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201; 800-876-1710
Produced by Olivier Mille, Christine Watanabe for Arte France, Artline Films, KAMI Productions

Recommended

Subjects: Asian Studies, History, Political Science
Date Entered:01/19/11


Khmer Rouge:  A Simple Matter of Justice cover photo

Khmer Rouge: A Simple Matter of Justice

2011, DVD , color, 79 min.
Distributed by Icarus Films, 32 Court St., 21st Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201; 800-876-1710
Produced by The Factory Productions, Fontana, Arte France, RTBF (Télévision belge)

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Asia, Cambodia, Crimes Against Humanity, International Law, Khmer Rouge
Date Entered:09/09/14


Ladies of the Gridiron cover photo

Ladies of the Gridiron

2010, DVD, color, 35 min.
Distributed by Third World Newsreel, 545 Eighth Avenue, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10018; 212-947-9277
Produced by Jeff Olsen

Recommended

Subjects: Sports, Women’s Studies
Date Entered:12/06/12


Legend of a Warrior (Un Guerrier Légendaire) cover photo

Legend of a Warrior (Un Guerrier Légendaire)

2012, DVD , color, 78 min.
Distributed by National Film Board of Canada, 1123 Broadway, Suite 307, New York, NY 10010; 800-542-2164
Produced by Susan Bristow, Corey Lee and Bonnie Thompson

Recommended

Subjects: Biography, Family Relations, Sports
Date Entered:11/01/13


Les Poings de la Fierté.  Fists of Pride cover photo

Les Poings de la Fierté. Fists of Pride

2012, DVD, color, 64 min.
Distributed by National Film Board of Canada, 1123 Broadway, Suite 307, New York, NY 10010; 800-542-2164
Produced by Isabelle Fortier for Aviva Productions

Recommended

Subjects: Asia, Human Trafficking, Sports
Date Entered:09/09/14


Looting the Pacific cover photo

Looting the Pacific

2012, DVD, color, 37 min.
Distributed by Bullfrog Films, PO Box 149, Oley, PA 19547; 800-543-FROG (3764)
Produced by Sheila Menon, Davina Rodrigues for tv/e

Recommended

Subjects: Ecology, Global Issues, Wildlife Conservation
Date Entered:05/01/14


Lost Rivers cover photo

Lost Rivers

2012, DVD, color, 72 min.
Distributed by Icarus Films, 32 Court St., 21st Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201; 800-876-1710
Produced by Katarina Soukup

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Ecology, Urban Areas, Water
Date Entered:04/08/14


More Than a Word: A Film About Native American-based Sports Mascots and the Washington R*dskins    cover photo

More Than a Word: A Film About Native American-based Sports Mascots and the Washington R*dskins

2017, DVD, color, 70 min.
Distributed by Media Education Foundation, 60 Masonic St., Northampton, MA 01060; 800-897-0089
Produced by John and Kenn Little for Black Tongue Dakota Media

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Native Americans, Racism, Sports
Date Entered:01/02/18


Northern Light cover photo

Northern Light

2013, DVD, color, 105 min.
Distributed by Icarus Films, 32 Court St., 21st Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201; 800-876-1710
Produced by Lisa Kjerulff

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Sociology, Area Studies
Date Entered:07/25/14


Ocean Cities:  Exploring Our Connection to the Sea   cover photo

Ocean Cities: Exploring Our Connection to the Sea

2018, DVD , color, 56 min.
Distributed by Green Planet Films, PO Box 247, Corte Madera, CA 94976-0247; 415-377-5471
Produced by Chuck Davis, Throughline Productions

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Climate Change, Global Warming
Date Entered:10/26/18


Ocean Driven: The Chris Bertish Story

2015, 2017, DVD , color, 56 min.
Distributed by The Orchard, 23 E. 4th Street, 3rd Fl., New York, NY 10013
Produced by Nadia Tarlow for Aurelia Productions

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Sports, Surfing
Date Entered:08/16/17


Orange Witness  cover photo

Orange Witness

2012, VHS , color, 43 min.
Distributed by Green Planet Films, PO Box 247, Corte Madera, CA 94976-0247; 415-377-5471
Produced by Andrew Nisker

Recommended

Subjects: Ecology
Date Entered:10/30/13


Railroading Paradise cover photo

Railroading Paradise

2014, DVD, color, 58 min.
Distributed by Collective Eye Films, 2305 SE Yamhill Street, Suite 101, Portland OR 97214; 503-232-5345
Produced by Anthony Aalto and Mike Hinchey for Green Island Films

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Politics, Transportation, Urban Areas
Date Entered:07/01/15


Red Wedding cover photo

Red Wedding

2012, DVD, color, 58 min.
Distributed by Women Make Movies, 115 W. 29th Street, Suite 1200,New York, NY, 10001; 212-925-0606
Produced by Rithy Panh

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Asia, Cambodia, Crimes Against Humanity, Khmer Rouge
Date Entered:09/09/14


Remains of a River:  From the Source to the Sea Down the Colorado cover photo

Remains of a River: From the Source to the Sea Down the Colorado

2012, DVD , color, 47 min. (also 24 min. version and 3 min. quick trip)
Distributed by Green Planet Films, PO Box 247, Corte Madera, CA 94976-0247; 415-377-5471
Produced by Will Stauffer-Norris and Zak Podmore

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Environmental Science, Water, Western United States
Date Entered:10/03/13


Return of the River cover photo

Return of the River

2014, DVD , color, 71 min.
Distributed by Collective Eye Films, 2305 SE Yamhill Street, Suite 101, Portland OR 97214; 503-232-5345
Produced by Jessica Plumb for Elwhafilm LLC

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Activism, American Studies, Environmentalism, Native Americans
Date Entered:03/31/15


Searching for Victor “Young” Perez: The Boxer of  Auschwitz    cover photo

Searching for Victor “Young” Perez: The Boxer of Auschwitz

2017, DVD , color, 64 min.
Distributed by epf media, 324 S. Beverly Drive, PMB 437, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; 310-839-1500
Produced by Laurent Preece and Sophie Nahum for Hello Productions

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Jewish Holocaust, Sports and World War II
Date Entered:01/02/18


Smokin’ Fish cover photo

Smokin’ Fish

2011, DVD, color, 80 min.
Distributed by Documentary Educational Resources, 101 Morse Street, Watertown, MA 02472; 617-926-0491
Produced by Luke Griswold-Tergis

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Anthropology, Native Americans, Sociology
Date Entered:08/21/14


Sonja Henie:  Queen of the Ice cover photo

Sonja Henie: Queen of the Ice

2007, DVD, color and b&w, 108 min.
Distributed by Janson Media, 88 Semmons Road, Harrington Park, NJ 07640; 201-784-8488
Produced by Edvard Hambro

Recommended

Subjects: Sports
Date Entered:01/11/13


STRONG! cover photo

STRONG!

2012, DVD , 75 min.
Distributed by Good Docs
Produced by Julie Wyman

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Sports, Women’s Studies, Health Sciences
Date Entered:12/04/12


Surire cover photo

Surire

2015, DVD , color, 80 min., in Aymara or Spanish with English subtitles
Distributed by epf media, 324 S. Beverly Drive, PMB 437, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; 310-839-1500
Produced by Perut + Osnovikoff, Taskovski Films, Dirk Manthey Film

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Bolivia, Chile, Geography, Native Peoples
Date Entered:01/06/17


The Big Swell: The Life of a Big Winter Swell in the North Pacific cover photo

The Big Swell: The Life of a Big Winter Swell in the North Pacific

2013, DVD, color, 51 min.
Distributed by FilmWorks, PO BOX 2072, Santa Clarita, CA 91386
Produced by Peck Euwer and Mike Kasic

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Forecasting, Weather, Surfing
Date Entered:03/14/14


The City Dark: A Search for Night on a Planet That Never Sleeps cover photo

The City Dark: A Search for Night on a Planet That Never Sleeps

2011, DVD, color, 83 min. (with 58 min. classroom version)
Distributed by Bullfrog Films, PO Box 149, Oley, PA 19547; 800-543-FROG (3764)
Produced by Ian Cheney

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Environmental Studies, Science, Urban Studies
Date Entered:08/03/12


The Family Farm cover photo

The Family Farm

2015, DVD, color, 70 min.
Distributed by Green Planet Films, PO Box 247, Corte Madera, CA 94976-0247; 415-377-5471
Produced by Ari A. Cohen for Rotating Planet Productions

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Agriculture, Farming, Global Trade
Date Entered:07/05/16


The Marion Lake Story: Defeating the Mighty Phragmite

2013, DVD , color, 30 min.
Distributed by New Day Films, 190 Route 17M, P.O. Box 1084, Harriman, NY 10926; 888-367-9154 or 845-774-7051
Produced by Greta Schiller for Jezebel Productions

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Activism, Environmentalism
Date Entered:03/31/15


The Oyster Farmers

2017, DVD, color, 70 min.
Distributed by Green Planet Films, PO Box 247, Corte Madera, CA 94976-0247; 415-377-5471
Produced by Angela Andersen for Oak Leaf Productions

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Environmentalism, Fisheries, Sustainability
Date Entered:10/26/18


The Secret Life of Whitetails cover photo

The Secret Life of Whitetails

2013, DVD , color, 56 min.
Distributed by Janson Media, 88 Semmons Road, Harrington Park, NJ 07640; 201-784-8488
Produced by Gary W. Griffen

Recommended

Subjects: Animal Behavior
Date Entered:04/24/13


The Warning: How Intelligence and Science Met Climate Change    cover photo

The Warning: How Intelligence and Science Met Climate Change

2016, DVD , color, 52 min.
Distributed by CineFete, 1586 Fleury St. East, Suite 210, Montreal, Canada H2C 156; 800-858-2183
Produced by Elisabeth Hulten, Paul Saadoun, Coproduction Seconde Vague Productions & Arte France

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Global Warming, Climate Change
Date Entered:06/26/18


The Warriors of Quigang

2010, DVD , color, 39 min.
Distributed by Cinema Guild, 115 West 30th Street, Suite 800, New York, NY 10001; 212-685-6242
Produced by Thomas Lennon & Ruby Yang

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Asian Studies, Environmental Studies
Date Entered:05/02/11


This Island Is Ours cover photo

This Island Is Ours

2016, 2018 release, DVD, color, 54 min., Japanese or Korean with English subtitles
Distributed by Collective Eye Films, 1315 SE 20th Ave. #3, Portland OR 97214; 971-236-2056
Produced by Alexander Bukh, a Contented Production

Recommended

Subjects: History, Political Rights, Protest Movements
Date Entered:06/26/18


Trees in Trouble: Saving America’s Urban Forests cover photo

Trees in Trouble: Saving America’s Urban Forests

2015, DVD, color, 27 min.
Distributed by Bullfrog Films, PO Box 149, Oley, PA 19547; 800-543-FROG (3764)
Produced by Andrea Torrice for Torrice Media

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Public Health, Urban Agriculture, Urban and Regional Planning
Date Entered:07/05/16


Trophy

2017, DVD, color, 110 min.
Distributed by Passion River Films, 154 Mt. Bethel Rd., Warren, NJ 07059; 732-321-0711
Produced by Lauren Haber and Julia Nottingham for CNN Films

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Animal Welfare, Conservation, Extinction
Date Entered:03/14/18


Uranium Drive-In:  Half Life of the American Dream cover photo

Uranium Drive-In: Half Life of the American Dream

2014, DVD , color, 70 min.
Distributed by First Run Features, 630 Ninth Avenue, Suite 1213, New York, NY 10036; 212-243-0600
Produced by Judith Kohin, Michelle Maughan, and Casey Nay for Reelthing/New Day Films

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Energy, Ecology, Mining, Sociology, West (U.S.)
Date Entered:11/19/15


Vietnamerica: The Untold Story of the Nation’s Largest Refugee Group cover photo

Vietnamerica: The Untold Story of the Nation’s Largest Refugee Group

2016, DVD , color, 90 min.
Distributed by Tugg, Inc., 855-321-8844
Produced by Nancy Bui, for Vietnamese American Heritage Foundation & Edwards Media

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Immigration, Vietnamese-Americans
Date Entered:08/15/17


Weather Gone Wild     cover photo

Weather Gone Wild

2014, DVD, color, 43 min.
Distributed by Bullfrog Films, PO Box 149, Oley, PA 19547; 800-543-FROG (3764)
Produced by Sue Ridout for Dreamfilm Productions Ltd.

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Global Warming, Weather
Date Entered:11/05/15


Wiebo’s War cover photo

Wiebo’s War

2011, DVD, color, 93 min.
Distributed by National Film Board of Canada, 1123 Broadway, Suite 307, New York, NY 10010; 800-542-2164
Produced by David York, Bryn Hughes, Nick Hector, Bonnie Thompson

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Canadian Studies, Environmental Studies, Human Rights
Date Entered:08/03/12


Wild Things

2013, DVD, color, 38 min.
Distributed by Passion River Films, 154 Mt. Bethel Rd., Warren, NJ 07059; 732-321-0711
Produced by Molly O’Brien, Daniel Hinerfeld and Lisa Whiteman

Recommended

Subjects: Agriculture, Wildlife Conservation
Date Entered:05/08/18


Wrenched cover photo

Wrenched

2014, DVD, color, 93 min.
Distributed by Bullfrog Films, PO Box 149, Oley, PA 19547; 800-543-FROG (3764)
Produced by Kristi Frazier, Patrick Gambuti, Jr. and ML Lincoln for ML Lincoln Films. LLC

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Conservation, Ecoterrorism, Environmentalism
Date Entered:07/01/15