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56 UP

In 1964 a group of seven year old children were interviewed for the documentary “Seven Up”. Director Michael Apted has been back to film them every seven years since, examining the progression of their lives. Now they are 56.

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American Teacher

Chronicling the stories of five teachers, American Teacher reveals the frustrating realities of today's educators, the difficulty of attracting talented new teachers, and why so many of our best teachers feel forced to leave the profession altogether.

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Every Three Seconds

Award-winning filmmaker Daniel Karslake (For the Bible Tells Me So) tells the unforgettable stories of five regular folks who have had a significant impact on two of the most challenging, yet solvable, issues of our time: hunger and extreme poverty.

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Films of Michael Sporn Vol. 1, The

From the celebrated animation studios of Michael Sporn, the award-winning, true-life stories Whitewash and Champagne, with voices by Ruby Dee andT Linda Lavin.


Films of Michael Sporn Vol. 2, The

Two more films from the celebrated animation studios of Michael Sporn. Volume 2 features the voices of James Earl Jones and Danny Glover in the Lewis Carroll tale The Hunting of the Snark and the Creole folk tale The Talking Eggs.

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Food Beware: The French Organic Revolution

Food Beware visits a small village in the mountains of France, where the town’s mayor has decided to make the school lunch menu organic, with much of it grown locally. Will this experiment in safe food work?

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Girl Model

This eye-opening film follows Ashley, a model scout who scours the Siberian countryside looking for fresh faces; and Nadya, a 13-year-old plucked from her home in Russia and dropped into Tokyo with promises of a profitable modeling career.

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Harper Lee: From Mockingbird to Watchman

In this update of her 2011 documentary, filmmaker Mary McDonagh Murphy sifts through the facts and speculation surrounding Lee and both her novels. Includes interviews with Lee’s older sister, close friends and admirers, from Oprah Winfrey to Wally Lamb.

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Hey, Boo: Harper Lee and To Kill a Mockingbird

Hey, Boo explores the To Kill a Mockingbird phenomenon and unravels some of the mysteries surrounding Harper Lee. It also brings to light the context and history of the novel's Deep South setting and the social changes it inspired after publication.

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Hiroshima No Pika & Hellfire

Narrated by Susan Sarandon, Hiroshima No Pika is an animated film based on the award-winning children’s book by Japanese artist Toshi Maruki. With the Academy Award nominated Hellfire: A Journey from Hiroshima.

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I Can Be President

What would it be like to grow up and become president of the United States? In I Can Be President: A Kid's-Eye View, a diverse group of children candidly share their thoughts on the subject, affirming the importance of having dreams at any age.

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In the Garden of Sounds

Deprived of his sight at an early age, Wolfgang Fasser established a physical therapy retreat for disabled children where they use music and noise to communicate with others and gain control of their own bodies.

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InRealLife

InRealLife takes us on a journey from the world of Silicon Valley to the bedrooms of British teenagers in order to ask an important question: What exactly is the internet doing to our children?

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Know How

A film written and acted by foster care youth, ripped from the stories of their lives. Five youths' worlds interweave as they deal with loss, heartbreak, and coming of age in this tale about transience and perseverance.

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Looking Glass, The

After losing her mother, troubled 13-year-old Julie comes to live with her grandmother, a former star of stage and screen. Julie struggles as she and her grandmother butt heads at every turn, until an unexpected discovery enables her to ultimately find happiness.


Making Grace

Ann Krsul and Leslie Sullivan want to be mothers - together. Making Grace allows us to experience with Ann and Leslie the challenges and joys of motherhood, including those unique to lesbians.

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Michael Sporn Collection, The

This Collector’s Edition Box Set includes 12 films on 6 discs from the award-winning animator Michael Sporn, including Whitewash, The Talking Eggs, The Hunting of the Snark and more!

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Mother's Courage, A: Talking Back to Autism

Margret, whose ten-year-old son Keli is severely autistic, travels to the United States and Europe to learn more about this mysterious condition and finds hope that her son may be able to express himself on a level she never thought possible.

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Off and Running

With white Jewish lesbians for parents, Avery grew up in a unique and loving household. But her curiosity about her African-American roots thrusts her into an exploration of race and identity that threatens to distance her from her family.

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Please Vote for Me

Chronicling the first open elections of a third-grade class at a school in central China, this documentary is a witty, engaging macro-lens view of human nature, China’s one-child policy and the democratic electoral process.

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Praying with Lior

Winner of multiple awards and acclaimed by audiences around the world, this moving and entertaining documentary asks whether someone with Down syndrome can be a “spiritual genius.”

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Prince Cinders

From the producer of The Snowman and Father Christmas and based on Babette Cole's bestselling book, Prince Cinders is an outrageously funny twist on the classic fairy tale Cinderella.

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Spark Among the Ashes

In this emotional documentary, a 13-year-old Connecticut boy stands at the center of a complex human drama that attracts world-wide attention when he travels to Cracow to participate in the first bar mitzvah there since the War.

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Tales of Hans Christian Andersen: The Emperor's New Clothes and Nightingale

Two films based on HCA classics: The Emperor's New Clothes, featuring the voice of Regis Philbin, and Nightingale, about a bird who teaches a foolish emperor a lesson.


Tales of Hans Christian Andersen: The Red Shoes and The Little Match Girl

Two films by Michael Sporn based on Hans Christian Andersen classics- The Red Shoes, featuring the voice of Ossie Davis, and The Little Match Girl, featuring the voice of Academy Award winner F. Murray Abraham.

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Touch of Greatness, A

In an era when Dick, Jane, and discipline ruled America’s schools, Albert Cullum allowed Shakespeare, Sophocles, and Shaw to reign in his fifth grade public school classroom.

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UP Series Box Set, The

In 1964 a group of seven year old children were interviewed for the documentary “Seven Up”. Director Michael Apted has been back to film them every seven years since. This seven disc box set includes all eight films in the series to date.

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War Game

Based on the best -selling book by Michael Foreman, War Game is the award-winning animated story of three English boys who leave their idyllic country lives to fight in the trenches of World War One. Featuring the voice of Kate Winslet, among others.

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You Don't Need Feet to Dance

This documentary reveals the extraordinary life of Sidiki Conde, who lost the use of his legs to polio at age fourteen. Today, he balances his career as a performing artist with the almost insurmountable obstacles of life in New York City.