Diversity Films

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1.
Invisible Revolution (2001 Documentary)
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(56 mins.)
 
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Crash (2004)
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Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption. (112 mins.)
Director: Paul Haggis
 
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Milk (2008)
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The story of Harvey Milk, and his struggles as an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California's first openly gay elected official. (128 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
 
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42 (2013)
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In 1947, Jackie Robinson becomes the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era when he was signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers and faces considerable racism in the process. (128 mins.)
Director: Brian Helgeland
 
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TransGeneration (2005 Mini-Series)
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A look at the lives of four college students undergoing gender transition. (272 mins.)
 
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TransGeneration Reunion (2006 Documentary)
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Director: Jeremy Simmons
 
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Do the Right Thing (1989)
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On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence. (120 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
 
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The Joy Luck Club (1993)
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The life histories of four Asian women and their daughters reflect and guide each other. (139 mins.)
Director: Wayne Wang
 
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Emmanuel's Gift (2005 Documentary)
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If you are born disabled in Ghana, West Africa you are likely to be poisoned, or left to die by your... (80 mins.)
 
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The Color of Fear (1994 Documentary)
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Eight North American men, two African American, two Latinos, two Asian American and two Caucasian were gathered by director Lee Mun Wah... (90 mins.)
Director: Lee Mun Wah
 
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Gran Torino (2008)
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Disgruntled Korean War veteran Walt Kowalski sets out to reform his neighbor, a Hmong teenager who tried to steal Kowalski's prized possession: a 1972 Gran Torino. (116 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
 
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Invictus (2009)
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Nelson Mandela, in his first term as the South African President, initiates a unique venture to unite the apartheid-torn land: enlist the national rugby team on a mission to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup. (134 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
 
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Faces of Change (2005 Documentary)
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Five people from five continents tell how they face racism and discrimination in their respective communities. (22 mins.)
 
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Mozlym (2008)
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A young African-American fights his way out of the ghetto and into college, seeking a Masters degree in film... (105 mins.)
Director: Edreace Purmul
 
15.
Not Just a Game (2010 Documentary)
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This critique of U.S. sports culture shows how 20th-century sports has consistently reflected the hegemonic political discourse of the day, specifically, elite narratives about nationalism, war, gender, race, homosexuality and capitalism. (62 mins.)
Director: Jeremy Earp
Stars: Dave Zirin
 
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12 Angry Men (1957)
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A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence. (96 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
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To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
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Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his children against prejudice. (129 mins.)
Director: Robert Mulligan
 
18.
Broken Aster (2013 Video)
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After falling victim to torturous bullying, 11 year old Jessi Brooks decides she's taken all she can take and secretly plots to take matters into her own hands. (16 mins.)
Director: Neko Parham