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Overcomer Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Well-made Christian drama succeeds despite stereotyping.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Hala Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Poetic coming-of-age tale tackles religion, youth with care.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Mission Unstoppable TV Poster Image
age 10+
Upbeat series showcases female STEM superstars.
Network: CBS
(2019)
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Scout & The Gumboot Kids TV Poster Image
age 4+
Outstanding preschool show teaches nature, mindfulness.
Network: Comcast Kid Central
(2015)
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YooHoo to the Rescue TV Poster Image
age 4+
Colorful reboot has positive lessons, lots of animal fun.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Run the Race Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Touchdown for faith-based fans; underage drinking.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Hate U Give Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful, thought-provoking drama about race, activism.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Dolphin Kick Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Family tale has great dolphin footage; some suspense/action.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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A Beautiful Planet Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Stunning look at Earth -- and man's sobering impact on it.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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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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Freaky Friday (2018) Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Musical reboot's heartwarming themes are great for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Hope Springs Eternal Movie Poster Image
age 10+
"Sick teen" dramedy promotes communication, friendship.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Best Shot TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Honest documentary about mentoring; difficult social issues.
Network: YouTube Premium
(2018)
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The Swap Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Predictable body-switching comedy has positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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End Game Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Inspiring docu treats dying as integral part of life cycle.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Party of Five TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Soapy but heartfelt classic series has teen angst, some sex.
Network: Hulu, Netflix
(1994)
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American High School TV Poster Image
age 13+
Introspective docu examines race, poverty, and high school.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2017)
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Mission Force One: Connect and Protect TV Poster Image
age 6+
Fun STEAM-themed space shorts are charming, educational.
Network: Nick Jr.
(2017)
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3 Generations Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Performances stand out in earnest drama about trans teen.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Hidden Figures Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring true story of African-American women at NASA.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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