Sociology


New! Keeper of the Beat: A Woman's Journey into the Heart of Drumming 57 min.

This is an award-winning documentary on the life and music of Barbara Borden, an acclaimed and pioneering drummer, composer and teacher. It tells her inspiring life-story in eloquent words and toe-tapping music.Keeper of the Beatweaves footage fromShe Dares to Drum,Borden’s autobiographical “percussion play” and other dynamic performances from the last four decades with interviews with noted artis...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! As Survivors Say #MeToo, What Will It Take To Stop Widespread Sexual Harassment? 15 min.

In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein story, the hashtag #MeToo has inspired millions of women to share stories of harassment in the workplace and culture. Judy Woodruff explores what’s driving the movement with Fatima Goss Graves of the National Women’s Law Center, Melissa Silverstein of Women and Hollywood, Lisa Senecal of Vermont Commission on Women and Leigh Gilmore of Wellesley College.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Women Are Speaking Up about Sexual Harassment. Is A Sea Change Coming? 13 min.

Women are breaking their silence about sexual harassment, with news breaking daily about celebrities and public figures. When will it be safe for women across the workforce to speak out? Judy Woodruff gets perspectives from attorney Lynne Bernabei, Jocelyn Frye of Center for American Progress and Lin Farley, author of Sexual Shakedown and Megan Twohey of The New York Times.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! The Play Within: An LGBTQ Documentary 52 min.

This film presents the premiere of the stage adaption of the award winning film, The Play Within, an emotional and issue-focused fictional drama based on the lives of two real people—Matthew Shepard and Tyler Clementi—and their tragic, untimely deaths. After the play, an audience talkback allows for an exploration of this experience. This is followed by a wide-ranging discussion by psychiatrists,...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Baltimore Rising 93 min.

In the wake of the 2015 death of Freddie Gray while in police custody, Baltimore was a city on the edge. Peaceful protests and destructive riots erupted in the immediate aftermath of Gray’s death, reflecting the deep divisions between authorities and the community—and underscoring the urgent need for reconciliation. Directed by Sonja Sohn, one of the stars of the acclaimed HBO series The Wire, Bal...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Hate Among Us 18 min.

On this episode of Nightline, Eva Pilgrim examines white supremacy in America culminating with the Charlottesville protests. Interviews include David Dukes, Richard Spencer, Matt Heimbach,Richard Cohen, and Cokie Roberts.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! One Nation, Overdosed 19 min.

Pierre Thomas andABCaffiliates report on the opioid addiction epidemic that kills at least 91 Americans every day. Watch a DEA drug bust, EMS revive individuals who overdose, and the impact of addiction on a family on this episode of Nightline.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Clinica De Migrantes 41 min.

Filmmaker Maxim Pozdorovkin (HBO’s Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer) shines a well-deserved light on Puentes de Salud, a health-care clinic serving a population that all-too-easily slips through the cracks: undocumented immigrants. Clínica de Migrantes counters the often dehumanizing and highly politicized rhetoric surrounding America’s immigrant population, providing a compassionate profile of patients...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Acts of Courage and Healing 34 min.

Eight Muslim Americans living in Colorado with family histories from eight separate Muslim-majority countries, share their personal stories. They describe incidents of Islamophobia, as well as the healing processes they have experienced in their workplaces, in their neighborhoods, and through supportive organizations.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

An Afghan American Family Story 24 min.

Jamshid and Huma Ebadi both came to the United States as young children with their families from Afghanistan under harrowing circumstances. As adults, with a young family of their own, they now live in a suburb of Denver, CO. Hear their stories of love, compassion, and of hope.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017