|Over the last 40 years, Bullfrog Films has
become the leading US publisher of independently-
produced, environmental DVDs & videos, that point
the way to living healthily, happily, and with greater
concern for the other inhabitants of this planet, and
for our descendants. We also distribute world-famous
performing arts programs from Rhombus Media.|
||THE WAITING ROOM
A day in the life of a public hospital's ER waiting room captures what it means for millions of Americans to live without health insurance.
||SHADOWS OF LIBERTY
Uses shocking examples of cover-ups and censorship by the US media to show how a few mega corporations exercise control over the content of our news.
Investigates employee-owned businesses that provide secure, dignified jobs in democratic workplaces even in today's economic crisis.
With 9 billion people on planet Earth in the year 2050, this 6-part series examines how we will feed ourselves in the 21st century.
||A FIERCE GREEN FIRE
The documentary of record on the environmental movement.
||EXTREME BY DESIGN
In a Stanford multidisciplinary, project-based course, student design teams are building a better world...one product at a time.
||THE NEW GREEN GIANTS
Examines the complex and controversial world of today's exploding organic food industry.
Documents the devastating effects of the war on drugs and suggests realistic alternatives.
A design revolution that connects buildings to the natural world, buildings where people feel and perform better.
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A former neo-Nazi skinhead and the gay victim of his hate crime meet by chance 25 years later, are reconciled and collaborate in educational presentations.
Captures the generations of eco-activists, from the 1960s to the present day, inspired by Edward Abbey's passionate defense of wilderness in The Monkey Wrench Gang.
Follows 6 bold Pakistanis from very different walks of life as they attempt to build a new future while struggling with their country's current crisis.
THE HAND THAT FEEDS
Shy sandwich-maker Mahoma López unites his undocumented immigrant coworkers to fight abusive conditions at a popular New York restaurant chain.
DIVIDE IN CONCORD
A fiery octogenarian activist spearheads a grassroots campaign to ban the sale of single-serve plastic bottled water in Concord, MA.
RACING TO ZERO
Follows San Francisco's innovative efforts towards achieving zero waste, thereby dramatically reducing the city's carbon footprint.
AFTER WINTER, SPRING
An intimate portrait of an ancestral way of life under threat in a world increasingly dominated by large-scale industrial agriculture.
Explores the life and legacy of famed conservationist Aldo Leopold (A Sand County Almanac) and his land ethic philosophy.
THE KILL TEAM
Soldier Adam Winfield attempted to thwart atrocities being committed by his platoon in Afghanistan but was then himself charged in one of the largest war crimes investigations in US history.
Unprecedented access to the ER at Los Angeles County Hospital provides a doctor's-eye view into the heart of our complex and overburdened healthcare system.
REFUGE: Caring for Survivors of Torture
Refugees, asylees and caregivers share their stories to help professionals and volunteers understand the needs of the more than a million survivors of torture rebuilding lives in the US.
GORE VIDAL: United States of Amnesia
A summation of the life and work of Gore Vidal: novelist, essayist, polemicist, intellectual and bon vivant, who played a critical role in American public life for more than 50 years.
Three homeless teens in Chicago fight to stay in school, graduate, and build a future.
Angela Sun reveals the effects of our rabid plastic consumption as she investigates The Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
Documents the opposition from both sides of the political spectrum to the ubiquitous practice of fracking for natural gas, and the health and environmental reasons behind it.
WHERE AM I?
Why are some of us good at finding our way, while others are not? The latest findings in spatial cognition research have multiple implications including for urban planning and design.
A FRAGILE TRUST
Tells the shocking story of New York Times reporter Jayson Blair, the most infamous plagiarist of our time.
THE ALLERGY FIX
Scientists are attacking food allergies in new and inventive ways, driven by the alarming increase in the number of people, particularly children, who suffer, and can die, from them.
OIL & WATER
Two boys come of age looking for solutions to the global problem of reckless oil drilling following years of oil contamination in the Ecuadorian Amazon.
Explores the sea change in national attitude from pride in big dams as engineering wonders to the call for dam removal as awareness grows that our own future is bound to the health of our rivers.
John Pilger's epic portrayal of Earth's oldest continuous human culture, Aboriginal Australians, and his investigation into Australia's suppressed colonial past and rapacious present.
TROUBLE WITH BREAD, THE
A gluten intolerant filmmaker's quest for the perfect loaf leads to unexpected discoveries about modern bread.
TORTURE MADE IN USA
Examines the George W. Bush administration's systematic use of torture and questions whether key members could be prosecuted for war crimes?
A WILL FOR THE WOODS
Clark Wang's passionate wish for a legacy of green burials inspires a profoundly affecting and optimistic portrait of people finding meaning in death.
FORGET ME NOT
An astonishingly candid, loving and revelatory chronicle of the changes his mother's Alzheimer's disease has on the filmmaker's family.
DRONES IN MY BACKYARD
How comfortable should Americans be with the growing use of drones by all segments of society?
BRINGING IT HOME
Extols the many benefits of industrial hemp for the environment and human health, while revealing the obstacles to what could be a thriving industry for U.S. farmers.
THE GREAT VACATION SQUEEZE
From the producer of the classic AFFLUENZA, this film shows why vacations are important for productivity, happiness, family bonding and especially health.
A FIERCE GREEN FIRE (Classroom)
The documentary of record on the environmental movement in a shortened version.
COME HELL OR HIGH WATER
When the graves of former slaves are bulldozed in Mississippi, a native son returns to protect the community they settled.
THE HUMAN SCALE
Influential Danish architect Jan Gehl argues that we can build cities in a way which takes human needs for inclusion and intimacy into account.
The true story of the tobacco companies' commitment to addicting the human brain and how the world came to know about it.
In 2008, eighth-grader Brandon McInerney shot classmate Larry King at point blank range. Unraveling this tragedy, the film reveals the heartbreaking circumstances that led to the shocking crime as well as the aftermath.
THE GHOSTS IN OUR MACHINE
Following animal photographer Jo-Anne McArthur over the course of a year, the film illuminates the lives of individual animals living within and rescued from the machine of our modern world.
THE WISDOM TO SURVIVE
Examines the challenges that climate change poses and discusses meaningful action that can be taken by individuals and communities.
STANDING ON SACRED GROUND
In this 4-part series, indigenous people from eight different cultures stand up for their traditional sacred lands in defense of cultural survival, human rights and the environment.
Sheds a humanistic light on the heated abortion debate by going inside the lives of the last four doctors in America who openly provide third-trimester abortions and the reasons their patients seek them.
A year in the life of a forest kindergarten in Switzerland where being outdoors and unstructured play are the main components.
XMAS WITHOUT CHINA
Explores the intersection of consumerism and immigration in American culture.
REFRAMING RIO (9-part series)
9-part series from the producers of LIFE looking at different aspects of the globalization issue and consisting of LIFE APPS(5 x 27 min), LOOTING THE PACIFIC (27 min) and ZERO TEN TWENTY (3 x 50 min).
LIFE APPS (5-part series)
5-part series in which tech-savvy young adults from around the globe create mobile apps for a better, more sustainable world.
LOOTING THE PACIFIC
An ICIJ investigation reveals the secrets of the global fishing industry's last frontier and the fate of the jack mackerel.
ZERO TEN TWENTY (3-part series)
3-part series revisits 11 children from around the world who were born in 1992, the year of the first Rio Earth Summit, and measures the impact of globalization on their lives.
PSYCHOLOGY AND THE NEW HEROISM
Philip Zimbardo and Daniel Ellsberg discuss why it is that some people are willing to take courageous nonviolent action in defense of ethical principles.
The transformation of an old American school bus into a brightly-colored public bus in Guatemala speaks volumes about our globalized world.
Tells the truth about the McDonald's hot coffee case and exposes the influence of corporate America on our civil justice system.
THE NANO REVOLUTION (3-part series)
3-part series explores the promises and potential perils of a new technological frontier -- nanotechnology and the world of the infinitesimally small.
In plain language, master electrician and solar installer Bruce Hankins explains AC coupling, the combining of a grid-tied solar electric installation with an off-grid battery backup system.
The story of Luna, a young wild killer whale, who challenged the established order of things when he tried to make friends with people.
NOTHING LIKE CHOCOLATE
The story of Mott Green and the solar-powered Grenada Chocolate Company, a farmers' and chocolate-makers' co-op, which makes organic chocolate from tree-to-bar.
Tells the story of Tim DeChristopher's extraordinary, ingenious and effective act of civil disobedience drawing attention to the need for action on climate change.
HEART OF SKY, HEART OF EARTH
Six young Maya present a wholly indigenous perspective, in which all life is sacred and connected, as they resist the destruction of their culture and environment.
Multi-layered story of Cuba's National Art Schools project, designed by three young artists in the wake of Castro's Revolution.
MONEY & MEDICINE - NEW EDITION
An investigation of the dangers the nation faces from runaway health care spending as well as the dangers patients face from over-diagnosis and over-treatment.