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Bullfrog Films

is a leading source of educational films — DVDs & Streaming — on environmental and related social justice issues, including:

  Climate Change
  Social Justice
  Developing World
  Indigenous Peoples
  Earth Science
  Life Science
  Political Science
  Performing Arts
  Women's Studies
  Children's Films
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An Independent Voice

Over the last 48 years, Bullfrog Films has become the leading US publisher of independently-produced documentaries on environmental and related social justice issues that point the way to living healthily, happily, and with greater concern for the other inhabitants of this planet, and for our descendants.

Online Access in these times

Academic Streaming
As you adapt your courses amidst COVID-19 uncertainty, we invite you to preview films via streaming, that you can then book to either stream to your students or show in classrooms.

Streaming rentals are available from Bullfrog, as well as discounted Licenses from our streaming partner Docuseek, for yearly, or up to life-of-file licenses.

Community Event Streaming
Community groups can host virtual public and campus-wide screening events with their online community. See our titles on Bullfrog Communities. Contact for a quote and for more information.

Streaming and Screenings

Docuseek is the premier academic streaming source for social-issue and environmental documentaries.
Bullfrog Communities is the community and campus-wide screening program of Bullfrog Films.
OVID is a curated streaming destination for home viewing of documentaries and art house films.

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Featured Releases

Power to Heal POWER TO HEAL: Medicare and the Civil Rights Revolution View Trailer
The untold story of how the twin struggles for racial justice and healthcare intersected: creating Medicare and desegregating thousands of hospitals at the same time.
The True Cost THE TRUE COST View Trailer
Groundbreaking investigation of fast fashion reveals that while the price of clothing has been decreasing for decades the human and environmental costs have grown dramatically.
Amá AMA View Trailer
The untold story of the involuntary sterilization of Native American women by the Indian Health Service well into the 1970s.
The Providers THE PROVIDERS View Trailer
Three healthcare providers bring care to a rural American community, showing the transformative power of providers' relationships with marginalized patients.
John Lewis: Get In The Way JOHN LEWIS: Get In The Way View Trailer
The first major documentary biography of civil rights hero, congressional leader and champion for human rights, whose unwavering fight for justice spanned over fifty years.
Cooked COOKED: Survival by Zip Code View Trailer
Judith Helfand's searing investigation into the politics of "disaster" by way of the deadly 1995 Chicago heat wave.
The Third Harmony THE THIRD HARMONY: Nonviolence and the New Story of Human Nature View Trailer
Tells the story of nonviolence, the greatest overlooked resource in human experience.

Newest Releases

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The Boys Who Said NO! Draft Resistance and The Vietnam War    View Trailer
Inspired by Black America's crusade for equal rights, young Americans choose to resist the Vietnam War, and openly refuse military service, risking prison to end the horrors of war.

Into The Night: Portraits of Life and Death     View Trailer
2-DVD set features intimate, provocative stories of men and women forever changed by their encounters with mortality.

A Crime on the Bayou     View Trailer
Two young men—Gary Duncan, an unjustly arrested Black man and Richard Sobol, his Jewish attorney—take Duncan's case to the Supreme Court to fight for the right of all Americans to a fair trial.

Crutch    View Trailer
Chronicles the gravity defying life of Bill Shannon, an internationally renowned artist, breakdancer and skate punk—on crutches.

9/11's Unsettled Dust    View Trailer
Examines the government's cover up of toxic conditions and public health failure after 9/11, and portrays the epic battle fought by sick and dying 9/11 responders for healthcare.

Blind Trust: Leaders & Followers in Times of Crisis    View Trailer
Examines the lifetime work of Nobel Peace Prize nominee Vamik Volkan, a psychiatrist who brings enemy groups together for dialogue in traumatized areas of the globe.

Meltdown In Dixie    View Trailer
In Orangeburg, SC, a battle erupts between the Sons of Confederate Veterans and an ice cream shop owner forced to fly the Confederate flag in his parking lot.

Nature's Cleanup Crew    View Trailer
Examines the lives of the busy scavengers who live among us in our cities, recycling the mountains of waste our consumer society leaves behind.

The Shadow of Gold    View Trailer
An unflinching look at how the world's favorite heavy metal is extracted from the earth.

The Emoji Story    View Trailer
Explores the complex, conflict-prone, and often hilarious world of the creators, lovers, and arbiters of emoji, our world's newest pictorial language.

The Divided Brain     View Trailer
Explores Iain McGilchrist's pioneering exploration of the differences between the brain's right and left hemispheres and their effects on society, history, and culture.

Entangled     View Trailer
How climate change has accelerated a collision between one of the world's most endangered species, N. America's most valuable fishery, and a federal agency mandated to protect both.

Can You Hear Us Now?     View Trailer
Unravels the ways that years of minority rule by one party have reshaped democracy in Wisconsin, where voters are finding their lives increasingly irrelevant to state lawmakers.

No Fear No Favor     View Trailer
African communities on the front lines of the poaching crisis fight to protect their wildlife for future generations.

The Girl With The Rivet Gun     View Trailer
Takes you beyond the iconic "We Can Do It" poster girl to the millions of real-life women who shook the foundations of the American workplace in WWII.

Orchestrating Change     View Trailer
The inspiring story of Me2/Orchestra, the only orchestra in the world created by and for people living with mental illness and those who support them.

Connectivity Project     View Trailer
A 3-part series of short films examining the ripple effects of our actions in an interconnected world.

A Fine Line     View Trailer
Explores why less than 7% of head chefs and restaurant owners are women, when traditionally women have always held the central role in the kitchen.

No Time To Waste: The Urgent Mission of Betty Reid Soskin     View Trailer
Celebrates legendary 98-year-old park ranger Betty Reid Soskin's inspiring life, work and urgent mission to restore critical missing chapters of America's story.

A Home Called Nebraska     View Trailer
People in Nebraska wholeheartedly welcome refugees and show that the newcomers enrich their communities, their economies, and their lives.

Into The Canyon    View Trailer
Two Friends. 750 miles. One Question. If the Grand Canyon isn't worth saving, what is?

The Third Harmony: Nonviolence and the New Story of Human Nature    View Trailer
Tells the story of nonviolence, the greatest overlooked resource in human experience.

Seats At The Table     View Trailer
Portrays a remarkable college class which connects university students with incarcerated students discussing Russian literature at a maximum security juvenile facility.

Point Of No Return     View Trailer
Documents the journey of the Solar Impulse—the first solar-powered, round-the-world flight—demonstrating the tremendous potential of renewable energy sources.

John Lewis: Get In The Way     View Trailer
The first major documentary biography of civil rights hero, congressional leader and champion for human rights, whose unwavering fight for justice spanned over fifty years.

Haida Modern: The Art & Activism of Robert Davidson     View Trailer
Portrait of Haida artist, Robert Davidson, whose art and activism pave the way towards a renewed connection with the natural world, perhaps saving us from ourselves.

We Are The Radical Monarchs     View Trailer
Follows the Radical Monarchs, a group of young girls of color on the frontlines of social justice.

The Vow from Hiroshima     View Trailer
Marking the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, this is an intimate portrait of Setsuko Thurlow, a survivor of Hiroshima, who has devoted her life to ridding the world of nuclear weapons.

Tre Maison Dasan     View Trailer
An intimate portrait of three boys growing up, each with a parent in prison.

Like Any Other Kid     View Trailer
Follows the intimate relationships between incarcerated youth and staff who use love and structure to guide and teach youth offenders how to take responsibility for themselves.

'63 Boycott     View Trailer
Connects the massive 1963 Chicago Public Schools boycott to contemporary issues around race, education, school closings, and youth activism.

Beatrix Farrand's American Landscapes     View Trailer
Lynden B. Miller explores the life and work of America's first female landscape architect, Beatrix Farrand.

The Toxic Reigns of Resentment     View Trailer
An interview film on the emotion of resentment and how it defines culture and politics today.

Border South    View Trailer
Reveals the resilience, ingenuity and humor of Central American immigrants while exposing a global migration system that renders human beings invisible in life as well as death.

Cooked: Survival by Zip Code    View Trailer
Judith Helfand's searing investigation into the politics of "disaster," by way of the deadly 1995 Chicago heat wave.

Circuit Earth    View Trailer
Shot throughout Philadelphia during the first Earth Week in 1970, the film features community groups, citizens and celebrities reflecting on the crisis facing the planet.

Walking On Water Wasn't Built in a Day     View Trailer
Shot at the first Earth Day in 1970, this new release features Allen Ginsberg reflecting on the state of American culture and society at the end of the 60s.

The Best of Both Worlds: Cohousing's Promise    View Trailer
Cohousing offers both privacy and community—the best of both worlds!

Elder Voices: Stories For These Times    View Trailer
Japanese Americans, European Jews and peace activists who came of age during the Depression and WWII address the political storm clouds gathering today.

Farmsteaders    View Trailer
Follows Nick and Celeste Nolan and their young family on a journey to resurrect Nick's late grandfather's dairy farm as agriculture moves toward large-scale farming.

My Country No More    View Trailer
The oil boom in N Dakota sets off a crisis in a rural community, forced to confront the meaning of progress as they fight for a disappearing way of life.

From Seed to Seed    View Trailer
Through a group of Canadian organic farmers—both large-scale and small-scale—we experience a full growing season with all of its rewards as well as the challenges of a changing climate.

Let Them Eat Dirt    View Trailer
Looks at the role microbes play in the development, physical and mental health of our children, and argues that good health begins with kids playing in the dirt.

Who's Next?    View Trailer
Examines the effects of hate speech and bigotry on the lives of Muslim-Americans.

Day One    View Trailer
Traumatized Middle Eastern and African teen refugees are guided through a program of healing by devoted educators at a unique St. Louis public school for refugees only.

A Silent Transformation    View Trailer
The transformative power of the co-operative enterprise model, illustrated with many inspirational examples.

Oyster    View Trailer
Observes the daily life of a family running an oyster farm in a lake on the SE coast of Australia, as they deal with climate change, pollution, and the fickleness of consumers.

Ama    View Trailer
The untold story of the involuntary sterilization of Native American women by the Indian Health Service well into the 1970s.

Overload: America's Toxic Love Story    View Trailer
Before she starts a family, Soozie Eastman wants to discover whether it's possible to reduce her body's--and by extension everybody's--toxic burden.

Catching Sight of Thelma & Louise    View Trailer
Explores the same women's reactions to the groundbreaking film, "Thelma & Louise", 25 years ago and today.

Guardian    View Trailer
Against the backdrop of BC's spectacular Great Bear Rainforest, Guardians and the salmon they monitor are victims of science censorship and reckless extractive industries.

The Providers    View Trailer
Three healthcare providers bring care to a rural American community, showing the transformative power of providers� relationships with marginalized patients.

Once Was Water    View Trailer
Las Vegas provides an example to the world of how any city can and must create its own sustainable water solutions.

Complicit    View Trailer
Benzene-poisoned, Foxconn factory worker takes his fight against the global smartphone industry from his hospital bed in China to the international stage.

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