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To Dance Like a Man
In this child's eye view on the hunger for success, triplets Angel, César and Marcos all want the same thing – a role in a ballet production at Havana's celebrated Grand Theatre. 

Family Docs

Maidentrip
In the wake of a fierce battle with Dutch authorities, 14-year-old Laura Dekker sets out on an inspiring two-year voyage in pursuit of her dream to be the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone.

Dance Class

TuTuMUCH
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

Please Vote for Me
Chronicling the first elections of a third-grade class in China, this documentary is a witty macro-lens view of human nature, China’s one-child policy and the democratic process.

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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Top Ten Family & Children Titles

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. The Dancer
A behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to become a dancer.

6. A Mother's Courage
Join a mother on her quest to unlock her autistic sons's mind.

7. Linnea in Monet's Garden
The tale of a little girl's love affair with Claude Monet's paintings.

8. American Teacher
An eye-opening look at the frustrating realities of today's educators.

9. Jane's Journey
An inspiring portrait of world-famous primatologist Jane Goodall.

10. Please Vote for Me
A third-grade class in central China holds their first open elections.