Education

CodeGirl

CodeGirl

Director: Lesley Chilcott
Year: 2015

Join high school-aged girls from around the world as they try to better their community through technology and collaboration in this thrilling, heartfelt documentary.

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For Grace

For Grace

Director: Mark Helenowski, Kevin Pang
Year: 2015

Curtis Duffy, a renowned chef, builds a restaurant and shows the exacting standards required for luxury dining.

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Human

Human

Director: Yann Arthus-Bertrand
Year: 2016

Using testimonies and aerial images, filmmaker Yann Arthus-Bertrand confronts the realities and diversity of human conditions.

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No Dinosaurs in Heaven

No Dinosaurs in Heaven

Director: Greta Schiller
Year: 2010

Emmy Award-winning director (Before Stonewall, Paris Was a Woman) and science educator Greta Schiller uses her own experience -- with a graduate school biology professor who refused to teach evolution -- to expose the insidious effect that so-called “creationist science” has had on science education. Featuring NYC science teachers, No Dinosaurs in Heaven intelligently argues that public education must steadfastly resist the encroachment of religion in the form of anti-evolution creationism, and that science literacy is crucial to a healthy democracy.

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After Parkland

After Parkland

Director: Emily Taguchi, Jake Lefferman
Year: 2019

Filmed in the days after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that killed 17 people, this intimate chronicle weaves together interviews, vérité footage, and personal videos into a moving portrait of one community's crusade to turn tragedy into progress.

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The New Public

The New Public

Director: Jyllian Gunther
Year: 2013

In fall 2006, former DJ, point guard and teacher turned first-time principal, James O'Brien, opened a small public high school in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, where 1/3 of residents live below the poverty line and the graduation rate is 40%. Through the prism of one inner-city public school, we witness complexities faced by urban public schools and communities everywhere.

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The Anonymous People

The Anonymous People

Director: Greg Williams
Year: 2013

The Anonymous People is a feature documentary film about the 23.5 million Americans living in long-term recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction.

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The Listeners

The Listeners

Year: 2016

In Lawrence, Kansas, 11 young volunteers undergo some of the nation’s most rigorous training to become volunteer counselors in a suicide hotline call center.

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The New Public Teacher Education Edition

The New Public Teacher Education Edition

Director: Jyllian Gunther
Year: 2015

The Teacher Education Edition of this popular film consists of a specially chaptered DVD and a classroom discussion guide written and developed at Teachers College, Columbia University.

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How To Dance In Ohio

How To Dance In Ohio

Director: Alexandra Shiva
Year: 2015

In Columbus, Ohio, a group of young people with an array of developmental challenges prepares for an iconic event - a spring formal dance. Orders will be shipped starting January 27, 2016

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