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The Healing Powers of Dude TV Poster Image
age 7+
Uneven comedy about anxiety encourages empathy, diversity.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Kid President: Are We There Yet? TV Poster Image
age 8+
YouTube star returns as a teen to spotlight changemakers.
Network: YouTube
(2019)
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Queen & Slim Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Romantic thriller has violence, but there's love, too.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Marvel's Hero Project TV Poster Image
age 10+
Marvel celebrates the young superheroes walking among us.
Network: Disney+
(2019)
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Miss Virginia Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Mother's love trumps dirty politicians in fact-based drama.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Why We Hate TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Strong language, violent images in incisive docuseries.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2019)
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Trial by Fire Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Injustice is served in true crime tale; violence, profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Deported Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Excellent, timely, emotionally intense documentary.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Song of Parkland TV Poster Image
age 12+
Affecting mini-docu about students after a tragic shooting.
Network: HBO
(2019)
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The Hate U Give Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful, thought-provoking drama about race, activism.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Whose Streets? Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Riveting docu on racial politics has violence, swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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I Am Not Your Negro Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Powerful documentary explores race, art, and activism.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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A Monster Calls Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Heartrending adaptation explores the enormity of grief.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Andi Mack TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Heartwarming, diverse coming-of-age story best for tweens.
Network: Disney Channel
(2017)
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Bunsen Is a Beast TV Poster Image
age 7+
Themes of inclusiveness often upstaged by beastly behavior.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2017)
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Right Footed Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Inspiring look at a life of young woman with a disability.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Armor of Light Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Insightful docu poses questions about faith, gun reform.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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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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The HALO Effect TV Poster Image
age 6+
Compassionate teens inspire by helping others in fab docu.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2016)
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Lessons of Basketball and War Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Well-meaning docu lacks depth but inspires empathy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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