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Top Ten Family Films
1. Maidentrip
A 14-year-old becomes the youngest person to sail around the world alone.
2. The Butterfly
An onery butterfly collector is befriended by an 8-year-old girl.
3. Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill a Mockingbird
An enlightening look at To Kill a Mockingbird & its mysterious author.
4. The Up Series
The acclaimed series chronicling a group of Brits from age seven in 1964.
5. Jane's Journey
An inspiring portrait of world-famous primatologist Jane Goodall.
6. The Dancer
A behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to become a dancer.
7. InRealLife
Ask the question: What exactly is the internet doing to our children?
8. Please Vote for Me
A third-grade class in central China holds their first open elections.
9. Pressure Cooker
An inner city high school teacher runs a culinary "boot camp" for students.
10. Linnea in Monet's Garden
The tale of a little girl's love affair with Claude Monet's paintings.

New and Notable

PS Dance!
Step inside the halls of five NYC public schools and see what happens when students have dance in their curriculum. The journey is one of imagination, curiosity, hard work and discipline.

Family Docs

Off and Running
With Jewish lesbian moms, Avery grew up in a unique and loving household. But her curiosity about her African-American roots thrusts her into an exploration of identity that threatens to distance her from her family.

Dance Class

Through the eyes of nine young girls from around the world, TutuMUCH is the behind-the-scenes story of what it takes to become a dancer, giving us a rare look at a summer that no one will ever forget.

From Across The Ocean

11 Flowers
A moving coming-of-age tale set in the final days of China's Cultural Revolution, 11 Flowers is the story of 11-year-old Wang who lives with his family in a remote village in Guizhou province.

Animated Delights

Abel's Island
Based on the beloved classic from Shrek author William Steig, this Emmy-nominated film tells the story of Abel, a mouse who gets swept away in a flood and stranded for over a year on a deserted island.

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