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Mad Hot Ballroom Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Enchanting dance documentary hits all the right beats.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Imba Means Sing Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Vibrant, uplifting docu about African children's choir.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Oliver! Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Glorious musical based on Dickens' Oliver Twist.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1968)
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Bunheads TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Likable drama blends good role models, small-town humor.
Network: Freeform
(2012)
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Fight for Space Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Thoughtful docu about space program urges return to cosmos.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Little Big Shots: Forever Young TV Poster Image
age 8+
Senior citizens take center stage in inspiring talent show.
Network: NBC
(2017)
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Yankee Doodle Dandy Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Patriotic '40s classic charms, but some dated behaviors.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1942)
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Inventing Tomorrow Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Feel-good teen-scientist docu ideal for STEM-focused kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Science Fair Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Compelling, entertaining docu about teen science geniuses.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Rise TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Tender, lovely series is "Friday Night Lights" onstage.
Network: NBC
(2018)
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Backstage TV Poster Image
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age 8+
So-so Fame-esque kids' show raises relevant issues.
Network: Disney Channel
(2016)
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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Disney's take on Christmas classic is colorful but intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Armstrong Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Portrait of an American hero celebrates humility, hard work.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Astronaut Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Pro-STEM empowerment tale has diverse characters.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Utopia Falls TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Dance meets sci-fi drama in unique dystopian teen series.
Network: Hulu
(2020)
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