Sociology


New! Ice on Fire 98 min.

An eye-opening documentary that focuses on many never-before-seen solutions designed to slow down our escalating environmental crisis, Ice on Fire goes beyond the current climate change narrative and offers hope that we can actually stave off the worst effects of global warming. Narrated by producer and Oscar®-winner Leonardo DiCaprio and directed by Leila Conners, who first collaborated with DiCa...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! True Justice: Bryan Stevenson's Fight for Equality 101 min.

This feature documentary follows Bryan Stevenson – lawyer and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative – through his experiences as a capital defense attorney and advocate for community-based reform. Interweaving watershed moments from Stevenson’s cases with insights from his clients, colleagues and members of his family, the film focuses on Stevenson’s life and career – particularly his indictment...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Boss: The Black Experience in Business 116 min.

From award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson comes a film that educates, informs, and examines more than 150 years of African-American men and women who have embodied the qualities that are the heart of the American entrepreneurial spirit.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Culture: Volume 1 14 min.

This program presents a general introduction to the concept of culture and the elements that comprise culture.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Language and Society 13 min.

This program offers a general introduction to the role language plays in society.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Norms 11 min.

This program provides a general introduction to the concept of norms in society.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

One Nation Under Stress 69 min.

From acclaimed directors/producers Marc Levin and Daphne Pinkerson (HBO’s I Am Evidence, Class Divide) comes an enlightening HBO documentary that explores the causes and effects of chronic stress from scientific, economic and sociological perspectives. In investigating the recent three-year decline in U.S. life expectancy for the first time in a hundred years, neurosurgeon and Emmy®-award winning...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Song of Parkland 29 min.

When Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School drama teacher Melody Herzfeld heard the fire alarm on February 14, 2018, she was with her students in rehearsals for their annual children’s musical. Moments later, a Code Red sounded. Herzfeld rushed her 65 students into a storage closet while a shooter killed 17 teachers and students nearby. Filmed in the months following the shootings, while theFlorida...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Isaac Pope: The Spirit of an American Century 59 min.

This program highlights 100 years of the African-American experience through the life of Isaac Pope, an unassuming WWII hero who was the grandson of slaves and the son of sharecroppers. He reflects on his struggle to achieve the "American Dream" and reveals the path forward in order to achieve racial peace and harmony in the South. Pope was the First Sergeant of the 969th Field Artillery Battery a...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me 101 min.

Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Meexplores the multifaceted entertainer's quest to create his own identity and blaze a trail in show business. Learn all about the life and art of this uniquely gifted performer. explores the multifaceted entertainer's quest to create his own identity and blaze a trail in show business. Learn all about the life and art of this uniquely gifted pe...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019