All parent member reviews for Mankind: The Story of All of Us

Parents say

(out of 1 reviews)
age 12+
Review this title!
Educator and Parent Written byHomeschoolingmother April 15, 2016

Very focused on War

We've only watched the first disc in the series, but it seems rather sensational and overly focused on war. Not that war isn't a big part of history, but even inventions and discoveries are presented in a framework of war. The depictions of battle are constant and unnecessary and several of elements like farming and democracy are glossed over with battles. It does go through several pivotal moments in history and so may be worth watching. I am having to watch often and talk often about the why we think they focus so much on war and why it seems so sensational and how they could have made the movie better.
What other families should know
Too much violence