Films by Subject African American

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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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Babakiueria

This video is a satire where the roles of Blacks and Whites have been reversed. Imagine what it would be like if a fleet of black settlers arrived to colonize an area inhabited by white natives. Many valid points are posed for the viewer concerning racial and ethnic assumptions and relations as well as the incongruities of contemporary American society.
Release
1995
Minutes
30
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Bigger Hammer, The

What really happened behind the scenes of the historic 2008 presidential election? The Bigger Hammer tracks the message wars of the Obama-McCain race with the leading strategists and spinners, uncovering how politics, thirty second TV ads, and history shaped the race for the White House. 

Release
2014
Minutes
101
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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Nightfighters

The story of the Tuskegee Airmen, a group of African American pilots who saw combat during the Second World War. <br><br> The 332nd Fighter Group has a history which sets it apart from that of any other air force fighter groups in the Second World War: all personnel, from pilots to ground crew to surgeons, were black.
Release
1994
Minutes
52
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD and VHS

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World, The: A Television History - A Twenty-Six Part Series

The World consists of 26 programs and covers the history of the world from the dawn of mankind to ancient Greece and Rome, the expansion of Europe, Asia, and Africa, the development of the United States through the Great Depression and the Cold War, to the present. Concise, accurate and complete, The World is an excellent resource for all students.
Release
1985
Minutes
26x26
Grade Level
S,C
Format
DVD and VHS

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