Family Involvement Center has used the DVD's in this library in workshops/trainings as a gateway for discussing topics in the areas of emotional, physical and behavioral health care awareness, attitudinal bias or cultural diversity.
Here is a list of DVD's used at FIC.
Bullied (includes viewer guide)
Bullied is a documentary film that chronicles one student’s ordeal at the hands of anti-gay bullies and offers an inspiring message of hope to those fighting harassment today. It can become a cornerstone of anti-bullying efforts in middle and high school. See the viewer's guide here. From Teaching Tolerance.org Length of documentary: 40 minutes
Over a thirty-six hour period in Los Angeles, a handful of disparate people's lives intertwine as they deal with the tense race relations that belie life in the city. Length: 112 minutes, Rating: R
Do the Right Thing
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. Length: 120 minutes, Rating: R
The Kite Runner
After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble. Length: 127 minutes, Rating: PG-13
Memory Keeper's Daughter, The
A father separates his son from his twin sister at birth to prevent him and the mother from knowing she was born with Down syndrome. Based on the novel by Kim Edwards. Length: 89 minutes
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