The films in this collection are available for purchase without Public Performance Rights for Public Libraries.
Directed by: Ben Powell
Produced by: Ben Powell & Dave Schachter
Released: 2016 Educational release
Running Time: 71 min
Language: Close Captioned
Subjects: Anthropology, Worker's Rights
A towboat drifts down the Mississippi River, due for the port of New Orleans. The water, the banks, the bright lights of a port ahead, the lure...
Directed and Produced by: Kyoko Yokoma
Running Time: 60 min
Language: English with English and French Subtitles, Closed Captioned
Subjects: Religious Studies, Women's Studies, Multicultural Studies, Sociology
No dress code inspires more debate than that of Muslim women. In North America, the way a Muslim woman dresses i...
Directed by: Taggart Siegel
Produced by: Taggart Siegel & Dwight Conquergood
Running Time: 27 min
Subjects: Anthropology, Southeast Asian Studies
BETWEEN TWO WORLDS: The Hmong Shaman in America powerfully exposes the struggle of Hmong refugees in America. This classic documentary traces the lives of three Hmong fam...
Directed and Produced by: Kelly Cox, Lucas Longacre
Running Time: 90 min
Subjects: Children Youth & Family, Sociology, Multicultural Studies, Women's Studies Big Dream follows the intimate stories of seven young women who are breaking barriers and overcoming personal challenges to follow their passion in scienc...
Directed by: Vipal Monga
Produced by: Vipal Monga
Running Time: 64 min
Subjects: Art, Music & Design
Vipal Monga’s first feature-length documentary chronicles an unprecedented series of concerts performed in February 2005 by the legendary jazz composer Lawrence D. “Butch” Morris. The concerts were in celebration of the ...
Directed by: Taggart Siegel & Kati Johnston
Produced by: Taggart Siegel & Kati Johnston
Running Time: 57 min
This dramatic documentary explores America's most recent refugees, struggling against the mounting tension of a post-Vietnam era filled with guilt and anger. A group of Laotian refugees have built a Buddhis...
Directed by: Taggart Siegel & Sky Yeager
Produced by: Taggart Siegel & Sky Yeager
Running Time: 57 min
Subjects: Art, Music & Design, Psychology, Sociology
Dance on the edge between what is deeply personal and very human, between laughter and grief and wonder. BODY MEMORIES, a wild and often comic ride, is one...
Directed by: Matthew Pillischer
Produced by: Matthew Pillischer
Running Time: 68 min
Subjects: African American Studies, Criminal Justice, Featured Films, Human Rights, Sociology
Today, there are more African Americans in prison or jail, on probation or parole, than were enslaved in 1850, a decade before the Civil War bega...
Directed by: Katherine Bruens
Produced by: Katherine Bruens & Hadley Dynak
Running Time: 53mins
Subtitles: English, Arabic
Subjects: Immigration and Refugee Studies, Multicultural Studies, Human Rights
CORNER STORE is the true story of Yousef Elhaj; beloved shop owner, Palestinian immigrant and long-distance father. Ten ye...
Directed by: Michael Mulcahy
Produced by: Michael Mulcahy
Running Time: 55 min
Subjects: Criminal Justice
CORRECTION juxtaposes the “philosophy” of incarceration with the daily reality of life in prison to tell a story about power, justice, and the American prison system. Following four recruits through the Arizona Departm...
Directed by: Iara Lee
Produced by: George Gund
Running Time: 73 min
Can music and dance be weapons of peace? In 2003, on the eve of the Iraq war, director Iara Lee embarked on a journey to better understand a world increasingly embroiled in conflict and, as she saw it, heading for self-destruction. After several years, ...
Directed By: Andrew Beck Grace
Produced By: Andrew Beck Grace
Running Time: DVD includes both the 62min / 54min version
Educational Subjects: Agricultural Studies, Environmental Studies
Secondary Subjects: Sociology
When filmmaker Andrew Beck Grace and his wife Rashmi return to their home state of ...