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Wolf Children Movie Poster Image
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Awe-inspiring, tender anime tale has mature themes.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Life, Animated Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Unforgettable doc about autism, communication, Disney.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Black Panther Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Masterful Marvel film has depth, diversity -- and violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Sense and Sensibility Movie Poster Image
age 11+
A lush and witty adaptation of Jane Austen's novel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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My Life as a Dog Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Sensitive subtitled coming-of-age movie for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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West Side Story Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Musical masterpiece tackles race, with some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1961)
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To Kill a Mockingbird Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Masterpiece with crucial lessons about prejudice.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1962)
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Liyana Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Inspiring, unique film tells two stories of perseverance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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David Byrne's American Utopia Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Brilliant, uplifting performance is optimistic about America
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Superb true tale of remarkable teen; some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Veer-Zaara Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Bollywood forbidden love tale with song, dance, drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Advanced Style Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Docu about senior fashionistas promotes positive body image.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Shake the Dust Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Poignant docu about B-boys and B-girls around the world.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Wish You Well Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Well-shot, moving drama uplifting but has lots of tragedy.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Only Yesterday Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Classic Studio Ghibli drama focuses on Japanese girlhood.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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20 Feet from Stardom Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Smart, thoughtful docu shines light on background singers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Your Name Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Stunning but mature animated body-swapping love story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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School of Rock Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Standout Jack Black in nerds-become-cool comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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The Dresser Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Oscar-nominated British drama has drinking, iffy language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1983)
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Hope and Glory Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Nostalgic look at London during WWII has sex, mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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