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Award-winning filmmaker Byron Hurt explores what it means to be a black man in America. Traveling to more than fifteen cities and towns across the country, Hurt gathers reflections on black masculinity from men and women of a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds and a host of leading scholars and cultural critics. What results is an engaging and honest dialogue about race, gender, and identity in America.(MEF)

An engaging, candid film by Byron Hurt that explores black masculine identity and manhood in American culture.

Against the backdrop of political and social issues affecting the GLBT community, such as gay marriage and AIDS, Further Off the Straight & Narrow takes a close look at sitcoms, reality shows, and premium cable programming as it explores how representations of GLBT characters have become more complex and varied in recent years.  (MEF)

Takes a close look at sitcoms, reality shows, and premium cable programming as it explores how representations of GLBT characters have become more complex and varied in recent years.

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Find more movies like After Stonewall to watch, Latest After Stonewall Trailer, Documentary/Historical retrospective of the Gay Rights movement from the 1969 Stonewall riots to the present.

This documentary explores the tensions between our most cherished myths of girlhood and the difficult life choices girls face in the real world. [It] gives special attention to how girls have been forced to navigate changing expectations in the wake of the women's movement on the one hand, and a commercial culture that trades increasingly in the sexualization of young girls on the other. (MEF)

This film gives special attention to how teen girls are forced to navigate changing expectations in the wake of the women's movement on the one hand, and a commercial culture that trades increasingly in the sexualization of young girls on the other.

Analysis from experts and personal insights from college students guide this illuminating examination of the cultural, medical, and psychological dynamics of disordered eating. Focusing on the stories of seven college students, the film looks at the clinical considerations involved with anemia and bulimia, and unpacks the extremely difficult personal dimensions of these illnesses. (MEF)

An examination of the psychological and physical symptoms of disordered eating, and the pressures that can cause it.

Jean Kilbourne's award-winning video Slim Hopes argues that the stories advertising tells about food, femininity, and the female body contribute to disordered eating. From ads that glamorize emotional eating with catch-phrases like "you can never have too much," to ads that promote thinness and tell women to watch what they eat, Kilbourne takes the advertising industry to task for sending young women, in particular, a set of deeply contradictory and unhealthy messages about food. (MEF)

Jean Kilbourne on the advertising industry's construction of the female body.

The powder keg that is porn culture has exploded in the lives of North American children. From thongs and padded bras for 9-year-old girls to "sexting," 24-7 internet porn, and unfiltered social media, kids today are bombarded with commercial sexual appeals like never before. In this astonishing new documentary, award-winning documentary filmmaker Maureen Palmer explores what this radical transformation of the culture means for young people, parents, and our very notions of childhood. (MEF)

Award-winning filmmaker Maureen Palmer's stunning look at the sexualization of childhood explores how the intense pressure on kids to be sexy and sexual is changing their behavior and undermining their health.

Radical Harmonies (2002)

Radical Harmonies (2002)

Radical Harmonies, a film that chronicles the Women's Music Cultural Movement

Teen Sexuality in a Culture of Confusion    This video explores the forces influencing young people's decisions about sex: media, friends, family, religion, love, AIDS, alcohol, and homophobia. Teen Sexuality in a Culture of Confusion is a unique, accessible tool for facilitating an informed, balanced discussion about these and other influences on young people. In the age of AIDS, such talk can save lives. When young people tell their own stories, their peers listen. In this program…

Teen Sexuality in a Culture of Confusion This video explores the forces influencing young people's decisions about sex: media, friends, family, religion, love, AIDS, alcohol, and homophobia. Teen Sexuality in a Culture of Confusion is a unique, accessible tool for facilitating an informed, balanced discussion about these and other influences on young people. In the age of AIDS, such talk can save lives. When young people tell their own stories, their peers listen. In this program…

What a Girl Wants    During the spring of 2000, eleven girls aged 8 to 16 from a variety of socio-economic backgrounds and two classrooms of middle and high school students were interviewed about their views on media culture and its impact on their lives.

What A Girl Wants

What a Girl Wants During the spring of eleven girls aged 8 to 16 from a variety of socio-economic backgrounds and two classrooms of middle and high school students were interviewed about their views on media culture and its impact on their lives.

Lavender Limelight (1998)

This documentary provides insight into the world of lesbian cinema, profiling seven successful lesbian film directors to learn about

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