Sociological Films and Documentaries

Using films to inspire critical thinking about the connections between how individuals live their lives and larger social forces. It's complicated (the opposite…
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America By The Numbers | The New Mad Men | Season 1 | Episode 8 | PBS
Rebroadcast with updated data: August 30, 2016. With a collective purchasing…
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Stickup Kid | FRONTLINE
What happens when we lock up juvenile offenders in adult prisons? “Stickup Kid,” a FRONTLINE digital exclusive, tells the story of Alonza Thomas — sent to adult prison in California at
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POV | Whiteness Project: Inside the White Caucasian Box - Trailer | PBS
A preview of the interactive \"Whiteness Project.\" View it now at
Secret of the Wild Child part 1 - YouTube Los Angeles, Youtube, Custody, Adolescence, Wild Child, The Wild, Parts
Secret of the Wild Child part 1
Secret of the Wild Child part 1 - YouTube
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Zimbardo shows how most evil comes from hierarchy
Zimbardo shows how most evil comes from hierarchy
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Separate and Unequal | FRONTLINE
Separate and Unequal – FRONTLINE July 15, 2014
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How Society Has Changed In 150 Years | An interesting homage to some of the major changes (e.g., since 1910 We live in a period where we spend most of our time inside and not outside in nature; since 1920: we live in a period where people's beliefs are shaped by stories told by people financed by capitalists.
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Generation Like | FRONTLINE
Generation Like | FRONTLINE | PBS: #Culture and Social Media. Even if we don’t realize it, most of us make decisions about social media every day. In the lead-up to “Generation Like,” FRONTLINE asked you to share how you use social and how it’s affecting your lives.
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Most Popular Videos | PBS
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'State Of Mind - the Psychology of Control' - full length movie
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Little Red Wagon (2012) ⭐ 6.4 | Drama
Little Red Wagon (2012) With nothing more than a blazing spirit of philanthropy and his beat-up red wagon, Zach sets out to help homeless children in America. In the process, he sweeps his fractured family - and ultimately the entire country - along with him.
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Documentary 'A Place At The Table' Is A Call To Action On Hunger
Documentary 'A Place At The Table' Is A Call To Action On Hunger : NPR
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The House I Live In | America's War on Drugs | Independent Lens | PBS
Filmed in more than twenty states, The House I Live In captures heart-wrenching stories of those on the front lines — from the dealer to the grieving mother, the narcotics officer to the senator, the inmate to the federal judge — and offers a penetrating look at the profound human rights implications of America’s longest war.
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A teaser of the upcoming feature-length documentary "The Illusionists" about the marketing of unattainable beauty ideals around the world. (Made for our Kickstarter campaign)