Psychology


New! The Weight of Gold 60 min.

From HBO Sports comes a poignant, much-needed documentary look at the widespread mental health issues among Olympic athletes, exposing the lack of resources in place to help them sustain life beyond their sports. Directed and executive produced by filmmaker Brett Rapkin – and narrated by the most decorated Olympian of all time, Michael Phelps – The Weight of Gold features profound interviews with...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020

Scars 20 min.

Scars are not just skin deep - emotional and psychological histories lie beneath the healed wounds. In this documentary, we meet 5 different people for whom their scars changed forever how they see the world, and how the world sees them. Their scars are the result of war, self harm, birth defect, cancer, and domestic violence which are a collection of stories both extraordinary and every day. Thes...

Formats: DVD Copyright Date: 2020

Anatomy of Evil 53 min.

What makes a normal person a serial killer? Why do some people like to torture others? Do some of us have evil in our genes? These questions have always kept people curious. The approaches to explaining evil are as diverse as evil itself. The latest science assumes that there are three factors that shape human behaviour: genes, the environment, and the situation. All three factors work together a...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Where Justice Ends 51 min.

This documentary sits at the intersection of two important and timely topics of social justice: conditions in the US prison system and the injustices that befall transgender people encountering the law. The film explores why so many transgender people encounter the police, how those encounters often lead to discriminatory treatment, and the inhumane conditions that transgender people all too frequ...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Finding Our Voice 35 min.

This documentary follows the story of director, Evan Gardner, as he journeys to understand better the condition he was diagnosed with as a child: Apraxia. Through his eyes, we learn from experts what Apraxia is, why it is so difficult to diagnose, how it impacts the individual and those around them, and how families can play a role in helping their loved one cope with the disorder.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Leaving Neverland 120 min.

Produced and directed by Dan Reed (HBO’s Emmy®-nominated Three Days of Terror: The Charlie Hebdo Attacks and Terror at the Mall, the two-part documentary Leaving Neverland explores the separate but parallel experiences of two young boys, James “Jimmy” Safechuck, at age ten, and Wade Robson, at age seven, both of whom were befriended by Michael Jackson. They and their families were invited into his...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Leaving Neverland: Part 1 125 min.

Produced and directed by Dan Reed (HBO’s Emmy®-nominated Three Days of Terror: The Charlie Hebdo Attacks and Terror at the Mall, the two-part documentary Leaving Neverland explores the separate but parallel experiences of two young boys, James “Jimmy” Safechuck, at age ten, and Wade Robson, at age seven, both of whom were befriended by Michael Jackson. They and their families were invited into his...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Leaving Neverland: Part 2 131 min.

Produced and directed by Dan Reed (HBO’s Emmy®-nominated Three Days of Terror: The Charlie Hebdo Attacks and Terror at the Mall, the two-part documentary Leaving Neverland explores the separate but parallel experiences of two young boys, James “Jimmy” Safechuck, at age ten, and Wade Robson, at age seven, both of whom were befriended by Michael Jackson. They and their families were invited into his...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Parenting Is Overrated 83 min.

What shapes us more: our DNA, or the way we are raised? This debate, commonly referred to as "nature versus nurture," has stirred controversy for thousands of years. Emerging genetic research indicates that the scale may be tipping toward biology, or "nature"—but the research is far from definitive. Proponents of the "nature" view argue that DNA plays the key role in determining who we are, as evi...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Beyond Hoarding 60 min.

This program takes a fresh look at hoarding and the people who can't stop collecting stuff. The film guides the viewer to an understanding that hoarding is a psychiatric disorder that can be treated. It addresses key questions: When does clutter become hoarding? Are hoarded homes dangerous? Why can’t people just clean out their houses? How can someone who hoards get the right kind of help to stop?...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019