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Beasts of the Southern Wild Movie Poster Image
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Devastatingly moving drama has harsh truths, whimsy, wisdom.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Brooklyn Movie Poster Image
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Poignant immigration drama is romantic, thought-provoking.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Roots (2016) Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Reimagined slave epic is violent but stirs worthy questions.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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The Book of Negroes Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Riveting slavery epic is artful, sobering, and inspiring.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Slay the Dragon Movie Poster Image
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Gerrymandering documentary is vital viewing for voters.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Hunger Games Movie Poster Image
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Intense adaptation is violent, thought-provoking for teens.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Makers: Women Who Make America Movie Poster Image
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Inspiring survey of important women in U.S. history.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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I Am a Girl Movie Poster Image
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Intense, eye-opening docu about growing up around the world.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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The Corporation Movie Poster Image
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Eye-opening docu on corporate power is timely, provocative.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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Difret Movie Poster Image
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Intense Ethiopian film makes case for girls'/women's rights.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Fresh Dressed Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Excellent docu on hip-hop fashion's rise has profanity.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Jackie Movie Poster Image
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Intense, complex film about assassination and aftermath.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Battle of the Sexes Movie Poster Image
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Moving dramedy serves up sexism, sexuality; lots of smoking.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Hearts Beat Loud Movie Poster Image
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Coming-of-age dramedy finds family harmony amid upheaval.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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The Resistance Banker Movie Poster Image
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Lots of war violence in unique, engaging true story.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Nome di donna Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Strong woman battles sexual harassment in mature drama.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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The Deported Movie Poster Image
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Excellent, timely, emotionally intense documentary.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Educating Rita Movie Poster Image
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Class-based dramedy with strong female lead and language.
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(Release Year: 1983)
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Alien Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Dated but still extremely scary. Not for younger kids.
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(Release Year: 1979)
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Shirley Valentine Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Classic British comedy challenges gender stereotypes; sex.
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(Release Year: 1989)
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