Films by Subject Sociology

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44 Daze

The fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman occurred on February 26, 2012 in the community of Sanford, Florida. The incident caused huge waves throughout the world and raised many questions about the approach that was taken by the city officials of Sanford while investigating the incident. This documentary focuses on the 44 days directly after the shooting and the mounting pressure from around the nation that finally led to the arrest and charging of Zimmerman. The issues of social justice and judicial and municipal efficiency that were raised during this period are examined through in-depth interviews with Sanford city council and law enforcement officials.

Release
2014
Minutes
45
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Close Ties

Close Ties provides an intimate look at a rites of passage ceremony that connects teenage boys with male role models.

Release
2012
Minutes
27
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Cyber Bully

Cyber Bully exposes the most epic struggle in the digital age. By exploring the complicated dynamics behind cyber bullying, Cyber Bully describes the impact and outcomes of advanced technology and human nature in a lawless, new social frontier. Told through the stories of victims, bullies, and experts, Cyber Bully reaches past the headlines to describe what makes cyber bullying a threat to our national and global social fabric. 

Release
2014
Minutes
56
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Debaters, The

The Debaters highlights the concept behind debating, its role in society and how it develops a global discourse for students to discuss important issues. Welcome to the cut-throat world of international school debating where feisty, intelligent teens from across the globe argue their way to the top. At the World School Debating Championships in Wales, we follow the journey of a top debating team and their determined coach as they face off against 36 countries in the battle for world domination.
Release
2008
Minutes
52
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Price of Kings, The: 3 Part Series

The Price of Kings:The careers of three controversial political leaders - Arafat, Perez and Arias and the price of their leadership for themselves and their nations.
Release
2013
Minutes
62
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Teen Depression

Teen Depression - This film takes viewers on a journey through the lives of four teens dealing with depresion. This is intertwined with advice from two experienced mental health professionals: Dr. Moira Rynn, an Associate Psychiatrist at Columbia University and Ernest P.S. Smith, a Psychoanalyst based in New York City, who also counsels troubled youth.
Release
2010
Minutes
37
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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This is Family

What constitutes a family? How is the typical American family defined? How has the notion of gay families evolved over the past decades? Is there such a thing as a typical gay family? This fascinating and sometimes shocking documentary profiles the diversity of gay and transgender households in America today. With the aspirations and diverse ways of life for gay and alternative households changing so quickly, is society adapting fast enough to keep up with them?
Release
2009
Minutes
18-79
Grade Level
J-C
Format
DVD

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Towers: Symbols and Emblems of Modernity

At the crossroads where architecture, urbanism, economics and sociology meet, this film profiles some of the most well known skyscrapers in the world, and provides commentaries and analysis from their engineers and some of the world's greatest contemporary architects such as Norman Fisher, Jean Nouvel, Christina de Partzamparc and Paul Andreu.
Release
2007
Minutes
52
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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