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Hearts and Minds Movie Poster Image
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Provocative Vietnam War docu with violence, racial slurs.
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(Release Year: 2002)
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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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Fairy Tale: A True Story Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Two girls convince a nation that fairies are real.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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Harlan County, USA Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Riveting 1976 docu about striking miners has some violence.
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(Release Year: 1977)
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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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Portrait of a Lady on Fire Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Beautiful French drama about female lovers has nudity.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The 24th Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Violent but powerful historical drama about Black soldiers.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The King Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Outstanding but brutally violent Henry V historical epic.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Sound of Music Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Outstanding family film features glorious music.
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(Release Year: 1965)
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Bombshell Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Mature sexual misconduct drama brings headlines to life.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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One Night in Miami Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Powerful play-based drama focuses on iconic Black leaders.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Angela's Christmas Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Enchanting, affecting holiday tale has mild suspense.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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12 Years a Slave Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Imperfect but must-see epic drama with major cruelty.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Philomena Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Smart, wrenching, deeply moving drama fine for older teens.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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The Reluctant Dragon Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Excellent glimpse into how animation was made in the '40s.
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(Release Year: 1941)
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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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National Parks Adventure Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Beautiful documentary celebrates "America's best idea."
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Jackie Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Intense, complex film about assassination and aftermath.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Their Finest Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Sparkling WWII drama offers different take on toll of war.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Mudbound Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Masterful drama set in 1940s South has brutality, racism.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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