Sociology


New! Decolonizing Mental Health 30 min.

Decolonizing Mental Health dismantles the racism that underscores the mental healthcare industry. By focusing its gaze on the transformative work of therapists and individuals of color, it calls for a redressal of the ways in which we define psychiatric illness and health.

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New! Big Cities Are Past Their Prime: A Debate 48 min.

New York. Los Angeles. Chicago. Call them America's "superstars." With huge, diverse populations, these urban hubs have long reigned as the nation's economic, social, and cultural capitals. But big cities have also been the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the coronavirus shut down much of the United States in early 2020, "Zoom towns" sprang up across the country as professionals left u...

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New! Talking Black in America 142 min.

This documentary series explores the most controversial and misunderstood language variety in the United States: African American Language (AAL). With the perspectives of everyday people and the guidance of?historians, linguists, and educators, the series showcases the history of the language, the symbolic role it plays in the lives of African Americans, and the tremendous impact on the language a...

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New! Talking Black in America: Roots 58 min.

A celebration of African-American resiliency, creativity, and ingenuity, this program finds a connection of the spirit among the peoples and societies of West Africa and the African Diaspora. Filmed in Ghana, the Bahamas, and throughout the United States, it is the third program in the Emmy Award winning Talking Black in America series of interrelated documentaries on African-American language and...

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New! Pandemic Perspectives 92 min.

This documentary offers a unique and important window into core societal issues illuminated by the COVID-19 Pandemic. It was filmed remotely using local film crews during the Omicron variant outbreak and features short, thought-provoking clips of 32 leading experts in the fields of public health, psychology, sociology, philosophy, political theory, history, law, science, education, and medicine.

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New! COVID and Anxiety 6 min.

This brief program considers the impact of COVID-19 on rates of anxiety around the world.

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New! COVID and Higher Ed 5 min.

This brief program explores challenges faced by institutions of higher education as they seek to accommodate disruptions caused by COVID-19.

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New! COVID and Race 6 min.

This brief program explores the impact of race and racism on rates of exposure to and infection with COVID-19.

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New! COVID-19 and Society 17 min.

This series looks at different aspects of how the COVID-19 pandemic affected people, institutions, and society as a whole.

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New! Frederick Douglass: In Five Speeches 59 min.

Inspired by David Blight’s Pulitzer Prize winning biography, this documentary brings to life the words of our country’s most famous anti-slavery activist. Actors Nicole Beharie, Colman Domingo, Jonathan Majors, Denzel Whitaker and Jeffrey Wright draw from five of Douglass’ legendary speeches, to represent a different moment in the tumultuous history of 19th century America.

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