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CURRENT DOCUMENTARIES

 

Living Outside of the Box: The current cultures of Milwaukee's Riverwest neighborhood

This documentary tells the story of how one diverse Milwaukee neighborhood developed its own unique identity.  (45 minutes). (Prices include taxes, postage, and handling). $25.00


The Varieties of Latino Experience

This documentary focuses on the diversity (as well as similarities) among various Latino groups in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and how they have used their cultural practices and experiences to make strong contributions to their own communities and the wider society. (45 minutes). (Prices include taxes, postage, and handling.) $25.00


The Amazing Adaptation of the Urban Hmong

A documentary on the incredible mountain people of Southeast Asia, how thousands of Hmong happened to come to the United States, their amazing adaptation to a complex society, and the ways this horticultural group has managed to keep its cultural practices alive. (45 minutes). (Prices include taxes, postage, and handling.) $25.00


African Americans and the Culture of Contribution

A documentary on the fall of Bronzeville and cultural practices and local contributions of African Americans in Milwaukee (60 minutes). (Prices include taxes, postage, and handling.) $25.00


Urban Indians and the Culture of Collective Action

A documentary on the cultural practices and local contributions of North American Indians in Milwaukee (45 minutes). (Prices include taxes, postage, and handling.) $25.00


The Kashubes of Jones Island: The People That Nobody Knew

A documentary on a fisherfolk community that once thrived in the middle of an urban center, then disappeared. The story of loss of ethnic identity. (45 minutes). (Prices include taxes, postage, and handling.) $25.00


Can We Become Homeless?: A social experiment with Marquette graduate students.

Students in a course at Marquette’s College of Professional Studies took on mock identities where they “worked” jobs near the minimum wage. Their goal was to avoid homelessness for one semester. 38 minutes. $25.00


Stories of the Homeless

The documentary focuses on pathways into homelessness, in the stories of the homeless themselves. Designed for critical thinking and advocacy. (20 minutes). (Prices include taxes, postage, and handling.) $25.00


Poles and Latinos on Milwaukee’s South Side: Roles of Religion and Mutual Support in Sustaining a Diverse Neighborhood

A documentary that points out the cultural similarities between Poles and Mexican Americans in one neighborhood, and the ways these groups used religion and a long chain of mutually supportive relationships to keep the neighborhood strong. (56 minutes). (Prices include taxes, postage, and handling.) $25.00


The Cultural Roots of Milwaukee's Socialist Movement

This documentary focuses on German cultural practices and the ways that these helped solidify the Socialist Movement in Milwaukee. (45 minutes). (Prices include taxes, postage, and handling.) $25.00

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