12 Resources for Free Films on Humane Issues
by Marsha Rakestraw Especially these days when our youth begin drinking in technology about the same time they start breastfeeding,…
Newtown
Videos/Movies
by Kim Snyder Independent Lens, 2016. 82 mins Grades 8 and up “How do you grieve for 26 people all…
Denali
Videos/Movies
by Ben Moon Felt Soul Media, 2015. 7:00 min Denali the dog narrates the story of his relationship with his…
5 Must-See Films About Masculinity
by Marsha Rakestraw “Strength is about adapting to change, not about retreating from it and lashing back with violence out…
Food Chains
Videos/Movies
by Sanjay Rawal 2014 86 min “There is more interest in food these days than ever, yet there is very…
Merchants of Doubt
Videos/Movies
by Robert Kenner 2014 96 min Inspired by the book of the same name, Merchants of Doubt follows the trail…
India’s Daughter
Videos/Movies
by Leslee Udwin 2012 63 min Twenty-three-year-old medical student Jyoti Singh was on her way home after watching a movie.…
Four Must-See Films About Sexual Assault
by Marsha Rakestraw Although the “Stanford rape case” has garnered the most attention lately, the sexual assault of women and…
WALL-E
Videos/Movies
by Andrew Stanton Pixar, 2008. 98 min Rated G The year is 2805. Earth has been abandoned by humankind, after…
Unlearning “Indian” Stereotypes
Videos/Movies
“…books and movies tell lies about Native people.” A group of children from several different Indian nations talks about their…
Humane Educator’s Toolbox: “Playground: The Child Sex Trade in America”
by Marsha Rakestraw “There is no economy that needs to be built on the suffering of children.” ~ from the…
The Invisible War
Videos/Movies
Soldiers in the U.S. military already encounter a variety of dangers. But many, especially women, encounter a danger of a…