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The Deported Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Excellent, timely, emotionally intense documentary.
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.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Resistance Banker Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Lots of war violence in unique, engaging true story.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Sun Dogs Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Offbeat tale of odd young man; cursing, mature themes.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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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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Shadowhunters TV Poster Image
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age 14+
A paranornal romance heavy on style, light on substance.
Network: Freeform
(2016)
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Recovery Road TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen-in-rehab drama has realistic plot, great characters.
Network: Freeform
(2016)
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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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Druid Peak Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Slow-paced coming-of-age tale has cursing, some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Out List TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Poignant LGBTQ docu highlights respect, acceptance.
Network: HBO
(2013)
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Life Continued: Defeating Depression TV Poster Image
age 14+
Affecting tales of mental illness raise awareness for teens.
Network: MTV
(2013)
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Gideon's Army TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Thoughtful docu exposes the heroism of public defenders.
Network: HBO
(2013)
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Call the Midwife TV Poster Image
age 14+
Sublime British medical drama with explicit birth scenes.
Network: BBC America
(2012)
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The Latino List: Vol. 2 TV Poster Image
age 14+
Second volume profiles more strong Latino mentors.
Network: HBO
(2012)
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The Latino List TV Poster Image
age 14+
Top-notch documentary features strong Latino role models.
Network: HBO
(2011)
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Fairly Legal TV Poster Image
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Truth, justice, and fairness from a likable female lead.
Network: USA
(2011)
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Glee TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Edgy-but-quirky comedy's music, message will win teens over.
Network: Fox
(2009)
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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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Degrassi TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Superb, socially conscious drama deals with tough issues.
Network: TeenNick
(2001)
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