Every Florida Book Project

Documentaries about Florida & Floridians


the environment

Prowlers of the Everglades

James Algar

1953

America the Beautiful : The Natural Splendors of Florida

Long John Biffar

2006

Water's Journey : The Hidden Rivers of Florida

Jill Heinerth, producer

Karst Productions

2003

Expedition Florida: From Exploration to Expedition

Expedition Florida: Wild Alachua

Wild Florida for Children

Richard Kern

1992

Florida Springs : The Unexplored Florida

produced by Todd Garland

2004

Everglades & South Florida's National Parks

Finley-Holiday Film Corp.

2007

Expedition Florida: The Wild Heart of Florida



true crime

Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer

Nick Broomfield

1992

Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer

Nick Broomfield

2003

Murder on a Sunday Morning

Jean-Xavier de Lestrade

2001

Fear in Florida: When Hate Becomes a Crime

Daniel A. Erdman

2008


Cocaine Cowboys

Billy Corben

2006

Square Grouper

Billy Corben

2011



migrant workers

Harvest of Shame

Edward R. Murrow & CBS News

1960

Brother Towns / Pueblos Hermanos

Charles D. Thompson, Jr. and Michael Davey

2010

H-2 Worker

Stephanie Black

1990



Politics, public policy, current events

We Are Dad

Michel Horvat

2005

Miami Noir: The Arthur E. Teele Story

Joshua I. Miller, Sam Rega, & Jorge Valdés-Iga

2008

90 Miles

Juan Carlos Zaldívar

2001

Shoot Down

Cristina Khuly

2007

Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election

Richard Ray Perez, Joan Sekler

2002

Blackfish

Gabriela Cowperthwaite

2013



Crackers & cowboys

Cowboys of Florida

Victor Milt

2006

Old Florida Style: A Story of Cracker Cattle

Steve Kidd & Alex Menendez

2009

Cracker: The Last Cowboys of Florida

Victor Milt

2008

Florida Crackers : The Cattlemen and Cowboys of Florida

John Michie & Rob James

2011



people

Vernon, Florida

Errol Morris

1981

The Highwaymen : Florida's Outsider Artists

Jack Hambrick

Everglades Media, Inc.

2003

Look Where He Brought Me From:

A Black Seminole's Journey of Self Discovery

Mable Sims

2006

Rising Tide: A Story of Miami Artists

Andrew Hevia

2012

Bubbeh Lee and Me

Andy Abrahams Wilson

1997

Patrick Smith's Florida : A Sense of Place

Panorama Studios

2005

The Queen of Versailles
Lauren Greenfield

2012



history

Shadows and Reflections : Florida's Lost Peoples

Florida Anthropological Society

1998

The Domain of the Calusa

Rosewood: The Killing Fields

Marvin Dunn

2007

Cracker Crazy: Invisible Histories of the Sunshine State

Georg Koszulinski

2007

Tampa Bay : Living Legacy 

Arlen Slobodow

Public Media Productions

2006



misc.

Easy Street

Stephen Ashton and Andrew Lee

Wideyed Films

2007

Glimpses of Florida

James A. FitzPatrick

1941



television documentaries

America's Castles: Florida's Great Estates

Arts & Entertainment TV

1995

Secrets of the Bog People: Windover

The Learning Channel

2003

Polluting the Fountain of Youth

A & E Television Networks

1998

The Florida Dream

 WEDU and the Florida Humanities Council

2007