OVID – Now Streaming: Prisons, Co-ops, Tech Addictions, & More

This week, they have six new films on topics ranging from cellphone addictions and digital cleanses to an exploration of the feminist classic THELMA AND LOUISE and the long-term consequences of land use.

They also have a new collection of films on crime & punishment. These include films on the U.S. prison system like PROFITS OF PUNISHMENT and THE DHAMMA BROTHERS, a documentary about men at a maximum security prison who learn vipassana meditation techniques.

My Country No More
Directed by Rita Baghdadi & Jeremiah Hammerling; Bullfrog Films, Documentary

Through its lyrical core, the film challenges the notion of “progress” as it questions the long term human consequences of short term approaches to land use, decisions that ultimately affect all Americans, rural and urban alike.

Celling Your Soul
Directed by Joni Siani; Bullfrog Films, Documentary

An examination of our love/hate relationships with our digital devices from the first digitally socialized generation, and what we can do about it.

Once Was Water
Directed by Christopher Beaver; Bullfrog Films, Documentary

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

Catching Sight of Thelma and Louise
Directed by Jennifer Townsend; Bullfrog Films, Documentary

Explores the same women’s and men’s reactions to the groundbreaking film, THELMA and LOUISE, 25 years ago and today.

A Silent Transformation
Directed by Simon Brothers, Luke Mistruzzi, Anton Smolski, & Mark Preston; Bullfrog Films, Documentary

The transformative power of the co-operative enterprise model, illustrated with many inspirational examples.

Keepers of the Future
Directed by Simon Brothers, Luke Mistruzzi, Anton Smolski, & Mark Preston; Bullfrog Films, Documentary

Following El Salvador’s civil war, a farmers’ cooperative puts down roots, builds resilience and provides a model of how to mitigate climate change and resist unsustainable, extractive development.

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