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Feast of the Seven Fishes Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Gender stereotypes, charming family love in Christmas tale.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Jojo Rabbit Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Uneven but amusing WWII satire has violence, hate speech.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Living Undocumented TV Poster Image
age 13+
Heartrending true stories in infuriating ICE docuseries.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Descendants 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Satisfying end to trilogy has positive themes for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Swan Princess: Kingdom of Music Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Sweet fairy tale romance, positive messages, mild action.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Free Trip to Egypt Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Docu about cross-cultural connection promotes empathy.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Green Book Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Crowd-pleasing drama explores race, class, friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Alpha Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Boy, wolf face intense peril in epic prehistoric adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Zero Weeks Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Inspiring docu advocates for legislation to help families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Feminists: What Were They Thinking? Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Affecting docu about 1970s feminism; nude photos, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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CinemAbility:  The Art of Inclusion Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Earnest Hollywood docu argues for disability inclusion.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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City of Joy Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Grim yet inspiring docu of rape survivors in war-torn Africa
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Book-based post-WWII romance has some war violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Pinocchio (2018) Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Reimagining of classic tale has lots of peril, some scares.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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When Calls the Heart: The  Heart of Homecoming Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Christmas comes to Hope Valley in wholesome, feel-good tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Victoria and Abdul Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Dench is fabulous in fascinating but underdeveloped story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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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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Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Deeply affecting doc about great writer has mature themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Poignant, violent story of child during Khmer Rouge's reign.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Guillermina and Candelario TV Poster Image
age 4+
Siblings learn to respect nature, elders, and culture.
Network: Starz
(2010)
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