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M*A*S*H TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Stellar war dramedy classic mixes humor, pathos.
Network: Hallmark Channel, Syndicated
(1972)
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Malcolm X Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Insightful and well-rounded portrait of Malcolm X.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1992)
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The Grapes of Wrath Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Classic John Steinbeck adaptation is still powerful.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1940)
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To Kill a Mockingbird Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Masterpiece with crucial lessons about prejudice.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1962)
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Lost Boys of Sudan Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Enlightening documentary for adults and teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Forceful telling of Angelou's coming-of-age book.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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Au Revoir Les Enfants Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Poignant subtitled WWII story about kids and loss.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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Puella Magi Madoka Magica TV Poster Image
age 13+
Outstanding anime is more violent than you'd expect.
Network: New Video
(2012)
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Places in the Heart Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Inspiring, intense tale about hardship, bigotry, redemption.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
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Fordson: Faith, Fasting, Football Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Excellent docu on Muslim high school football players.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Life, Animated Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Unforgettable doc about autism, communication, Disney.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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America to Me TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Thoughtful documentary on race and other complex issues.
Network: Starz
(2018)
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Speechless TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Fresh family comedy puts "disability" in a brand-new light.
Network: ABC
(2016)
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Scrubs TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Goofy medical comedy with heart; for older teens.
Network: ABC, Syndicated
(2001)
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The World According to Sesame Street Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Serious adult docu about Muppets in developing nations.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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Titanic Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Great movie, but too intense, racy for younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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Edward Scissorhands Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Dark yet sweet underdog tale for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1990)
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The Golden Girls TV Poster Image
age 13+
Funny senior housemates crack wise; teens and up.
Network: Lifetime Television
(1985)
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Designing Women TV Poster Image
age 13+
Sassy social commentary for teens and up.
Network: Lifetime Television
(1986)
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Dead Poets Society Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Inspiring, intense story of a teacher and his students.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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