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Thirteen Days Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Superb film about Cuban missile crisis, best for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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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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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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Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Inspiring docu retells kids' poignant escape from Nazis.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Roots (2016) Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Reimagined slave epic is violent but stirs worthy questions.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Doc McStuffins TV Poster Image
age 4+
Excellent preschool series has positive messages for kids.
Network: Disney Junior
(2012)
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G-Dog Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Inspiring docu about gang intervention program in LA.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Lucky Duck Movie Poster Image
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age 4+
Cute movie uses mild bullying to promote self-esteem.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Testament of Youth Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Heartrending WWI drama has heavy content, strong heroine.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Shannara Chronicles TV Poster Image
age 14+
MTV's first fantasy series is violent but surprisingly fun.
Network: MTV
(2016)
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This Is Us TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Adult-oriented dramedy puts a fresh spin on family ties.
Network: NBC
(2016)
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Top Wing TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Eager rescue cadets teach preschoolers about teamwork.
Network: Nick Jr.
(2017)
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The Resistance Banker Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Lots of war violence in unique, engaging true story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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ReMastered: Massacre at the Stadium Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Docu about slain folk singer has violence, profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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ReMastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Comprehensive docu on iconic soul singer; some cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Chip and Potato TV Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet friendship helps young pup face new experiences.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Swing Kids Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Intense conflict in coming-of-age movie set in Nazi Germany.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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