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Maiden Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Poignant, thrilling tale of groundbreaking female sailors.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Saint Judy Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Emotionally powerful biopic about crusading attorney.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Watership Down TV Poster Image
age 11+
Compelling, dramatic, dark miniseries is very violent.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Liyana Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Inspiring, unique film tells two stories of perseverance.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Breadwinner Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Powerful, intense animated tale of life under Taliban rule.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Epic but violent adventure offers diversity, role models.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Hairspray Live! Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Stunning TV production has exceptional role model, themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Shamer's Daughter (La Figlia Della Sciamana) Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Danish medieval fantasy has gory violence, dragons, magic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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She Said TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Comedians discuss women's issues in a frank (and funny) way.
Network: Smart Girls
(2015)
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Supergirl TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Strong female lead shoulders the weight of superhero series.
Network: CBS
(2015)
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Sequel bolstered by brave elves, scary dragon, big spiders.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Tolkien tale isn't as great as LOTR, but better for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Family Ties TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Classic 1980s sitcom's messages still ring true today.
Network: Syndicated, Discovery Family Channel
(1982)
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The Facts of Life TV Poster Image
age 11+
Wholesome '80s coming-of-age sitcom tackles serious issues.
Network: NBC
(1979)
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Spider-Man 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
A popcorn pleasure with heart, soul, and insight.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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