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Anne Frank Remembered Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Powerful look at the Holocaust through teen eyes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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Jane and the Dragon TV Poster Image
age 6+
Medieval adventure is a soaring delight.
Network: ION, NBC, qubo
(2005)
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer TV Poster Image
age 13+
Cult vampire series has witty bite and strong role model.
Network: FX
(1997)
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Spellbound Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Families should see this m-a-r-v-e-l-o-u-s film.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Anne of Green Gables Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Faithful, sensitive take on classic novel is great for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1986)
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Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices TV Poster Image
age 14+
Slammin' poetry empowers a young generation.
Network: HBO
(2009)
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Mike the Knight TV Poster Image
age 4+
Spunky medieval hero teaches problem-solving to tots.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2012)
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Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series TV Poster Image
age 6+
Cartoon Anne of Green Gables is sweet, with worthy lessons.
Network: PBS, qubo
(2001)
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Beasts of the Southern Wild Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Devastatingly moving drama has harsh truths, whimsy, wisdom.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Little Bear Movie Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Gentle tale of bear friendship has a few tense moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Wadjda Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Beautiful, nuanced tale of an independent Saudi girl.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The Square Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Unflinching, violent, but excellent docu on Arab Spring.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Anita: Speaking Truth to Power Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Riveting docu may inspire discussion of sexual harassment.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Fordson: Faith, Fasting, Football Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Excellent docu on Muslim high school football players.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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The Book of Negroes Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Riveting slavery epic is artful, sobering, and inspiring.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Giver TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Kids' ideas become reality in inspiring volunteer builds.
Network: qubo
(2012)
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He Named Me Malala Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Inspiring, deeply affecting docu explores teen icon's life.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Brooklyn Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Poignant immigration drama is romantic, thought-provoking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Wiz Live! Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Brilliant, star-studded performance is great family fare.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Defending Your Life Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Priceless comedy with a message-rich heart, mild swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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