Major New Releases, Fall 2018

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Bullfrog Communities, a project of Bullfrog Films, is pleased to announce two incredibly timely and major award-winning new releases for community and campus-wide screenings: CAPTURING THE FLAG and THIS IS HOME.

VOTER SUPPRESSION
With the US midterm elections on the horizon, CAPTURING THE FLAG is essential viewing. According to a NPR report, turnout for the election could hit a 50-year high. Disenfranchisement is a major threat.  CAPTURING THE FLAG tells the current voter-suppression story in vivid detail.

REFUGEES
Winner of this year's Sundance Film Festival Audience Award: World Cinema Documentary and National Media Market 2018 Best in Show Finalist, THIS IS HOME is a stirring account of the global refugee crisis through the eyes of Syrian refugee families attempting to resettle in Baltimore.

Click the links above or below to see trailers and for more information. And, check out other powerful Fall 2018 releases on equality; the environment; food; economics; and peace and justice.

CAPTURING THE FLAG
A tight-knit group of friends travel to Cumberland County, North Carolina — 2016 “poster-child” for voter suppression — intent on proving that the big idea of American democracy can be defended by small acts of individual citizens.
Full Frame Documentary Film Festival
Margaret Meade Film Festival

“The stories of these voters remind us that the heart of this fight is our shared human stake in our democracy — and CAPTURING THE FLAG serves both as a warning and a call to action to activists across the country who are ready to fiercely defend it.” Natasha Piñon, Ms. Magazine

CAPTURING THE FLAG

THIS IS HOME
Puts a human face on the global refugee crisis by providing an intimate portrait of four Syrian refugee families arriving in the US and struggling to find their footing.
Sundance Film Festival Audience Award: World Cinema Documentary
Director's Award, Foreign Documentary, Cinetopia Film Festival
National Media Market 2018 Best in Show Finalist

"Affecting..." Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times
"Powerful...Allows an exceptional intimacy to develop between the audience and the subjects."  Eve MacSweeney, Vogue
"America and Americans are many things, but I was reminded of how simultaneously bewildering, charming, generous and scary this place can be." Susanna Schrobsdorff, Time
"A heartening call for open-armed empathy in an America still guarded on that front." Guy Lodge, Variety
"Give[s] a face to the faceless by putting viewers — no matter their political opinions — in the center of the most personal of moments these families endure." Meghan Giannotta, amNewYork
"Brilliant...Heartbreaking...In this political moment of anti-immigrant hysteria, THIS IS HOME is a needed reminder of the many insecurities refugees confront and of the moral and political necessity of supporting them."  Dr. Samer Abboud, Associate Professor, Global Interdisciplinary Studies, Villanova University, Author, Syria

THIS IS HOME


See http://bullfrogcommunities.com for a complete list of our titles. If you have questions, contact me at info@bullfrogcommunities.com.

Coming Soon: THE HERETIC, the new film from the makers of the groundbreaking documentary THE TRUE COST; REDEFINING PROSPERITY, new from award-winning filmmaker John de Graaf; BLUEFIN: LAST OF THE GIANTS, a beautiful film about a species on the brink of collapse; and G IS FOR GUN, a disturbing look at the arming of K-12 teachers; and more...

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