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Barbie:  Video Game Hero Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Barbie's a smart coder in gentle video game adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Gorillas in the Mist Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Gripping biopic has violence, animals in peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1988)
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The Ivory Game Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Powerful docu shines light on efforts to save elephants.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Into the Inferno Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Fascinating docu explores volcanoes and scientific passion.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Lion Guard: Unleash the Power Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Lion tales have strong characters, positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Rocky Mountain Express Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Beautiful visuals, rewarding tale of transcontinental train.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Flight of the Butterflies Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Gentle docu celebrates miracle of butterfly migration.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Genius by Stephen Hawking TV Poster Image
age 8+
Volunteers test theory that brilliance lies in everyone.
Network: PBS
(2016)
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The Last Man on the Moon Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Awe-inspiring, insightful docu spotlights American astronaut
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Kids Menu Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Engaging, smart docu includes kids in food decision-making.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Second Chance Dogs Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Uplifting but emotionally intense dog-rescue/rehab docu.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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She Said TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Comedians discuss women's issues in a frank (and funny) way.
Network: Smart Girls
(2015)
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Everest Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Compelling tale of real-life expedition is intense, moving.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Blaze and the Monster Machines: Race to the Top of the World TV Poster Image
age 4+
Big adventure + STEM learning = friendly fun for kids.
Network: Nick Jr.
(2015)
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Bravest Warriors TV Poster Image
age 11+
Goofy heroes time-travel, hilarity ensues in tween series.
Network: Cartoon Hangover, YouTube
(2012)
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Can You Dig This? Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Inspiring docu about urban gardening; some profanity, drugs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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This Changes Everything Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Riveting climate-change docu encourages grassroots action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom TV Poster Image
age 3+
Charming British series promotes perseverance, friendship.
Network: Nick Jr.
(2015)
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Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Terrific, heartwarming shorts have something for everyone.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Theory of Everything Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Hawking's brilliant mind comes to life in thoughtful drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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