Movie Reviews

Anne Frank Remembered Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Powerful look at the Holocaust through teen eyes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
Nanook of the North Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Excellent early documentary has some hunting violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1922)
When We Were Kings Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Thrilling boxing docu covers race, politics; some profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Inspiring docu retells kids' poignant escape from Nazis.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
Hearts and Minds Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Provocative Vietnam War docu with violence, racial slurs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
The Corporation Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Eye-opening docu on corporate power is timely, provocative.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
Paper Clips Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Docu is the best introduction to the Holocaust for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
Harlan County, USA Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Riveting 1976 docu about striking miners has some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1977)
In the Shadow of the Moon Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Lofty recap of the Apollo moon program.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
Man on Wire Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Exhilarating docu about high-wire feat has some edgy scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
By the People:  The Election of Barack Obama Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Slow-paced, one-dimensional docu captures historic election.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
A Ripple of Hope Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Unforgettable docu about RFK speech post-MLK assassination.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
Fordson: Faith, Fasting, Football Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Excellent docu on Muslim high school football players.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
Cave of Forgotten Dreams Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Docu about ancient cave art is tame but aimed at adults.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
Marley Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Comprehensive docu on iconic reggae musician.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
The Dust Bowl Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Powerful, disturbing tour through environmental devastation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Mankind: The Story of All of Us Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Human species series is informative, dramatic, violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Makers: Women Who Make America Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Inspiring survey of important women in U.S. history.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Documentary tackles complex issues of truth and safety.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
The March Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Docu traces crucial moment in U.S. civil rights history.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)

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