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This documentary series chronicles the final decades of the American frontier, from the time of the Gold Rush until after the last of the Indian wars at Wounded Knee.
Leni Riefenstahl was a German film director notorious for making the most effective Nazi propaganda films. In this documentary, she addresses her past for the first time on camera.
Threads of Hope is the powerful story of a group of Chilean women who banded together in silent protest and dared to defy a dictatorship.
Six-year-old Scout is forced to face a new, frightening side of her rural southern town when her attorney father defends a black man accused of raping a white woman.
This 1962 film version of Harper Lee’s classic novel retells the story of Atticus Finch and his defense of a black man charged with rape in a racially divided small southern town.
This resource challenges students to consider how individuals, groups, and nations can take up Raphael Lemkin’s challenge to eliminate genocide.
This discussion-starter film examines critical questions about what it means to be an American today. Writers, historians, and citizens from around the country share their own experiences.
Katrina Browne discovers her New England ancestors were the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history and decides to retrace the Triangle Trade, uncovering the extent of Northern complicity in slavery.
Filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl's controversial masterwork is an artful work of propaganda showcasing German chancellor and Nazi Party leader Adolf Hitler at the 1934 Nuremberg Rally.
A hidden camera follows two men, one black and one white, as they go about various everyday activities. The wide disparity in their experiences is enlightening and surprising.
Help students investigate the trial of the Los Angeles police officers indicted for the beating of Rodney King using the documentary film Twilight.
Two film crews, one black and one white, set out to document the aftermath of the murder of an African American by following the subsequent trials of the local men charged with the crime.