Binge box, Documenting social issues, Volume 1
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  • Binge box, Documenting social issues, Volume 1
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  • Binge box
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  • Documenting social issues
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  • After Newtown, guns in America: From the first European settlements in the New World to frontier justice; from 19th Century immigrant riots to gangland violence in the Roaring Twenties; from the Civil War to Civil Rights, guns have been at center of our national narrative for four hundred years. Americans have relied on guns to sustain communities, challenge authority, and keep the peace. Efforts to curtail their distribution and ownership have triggered epic political battles. On one side, the cry for gun control gets louder with each mass shooting
  • Marijuana nation: Hear revealing interviews with law enforcement, growers, scientists and everyday users who offer unique insight into the medical marijuana phenomenon
  • A place at the table: Fifty million people in the U.S.--one in four children--don't know where their next meal is coming from, despite our having the means to provide nutritious, affordable food for all Americans. Directors Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush examine this issue through the lens of three people who are struggling with food insecurity: Barbie, a single Philadelphia mother who grew up in poverty and is trying to provide a better life for her two kids; Rosie, a Colorado fifth-grader who often has to depend on friends and neighbors to feed her and has trouble concentrating in school; and Tremonica, a Mississippi second-grader whose asthma and health issues are exacerbated by the largely empty calories her hardworking mother can afford
  • The abortion divide: At a Pennsylvania abortion clinic, women face unplanned pregnancies and protesters outside. Drawing on a groundbreaking Frontline 36 years ago, the film examines what has changed and follows those on both sides of the abortion divide
  • An inconvenient sequel, truth to power: Former Vice President Al Gore presents evidence that the negative effects of global warming have increased since the release of the film "An inconvenient truth" a decade earlier
  • Policing the police: Spurred by rampant allegations of police abuse in Newark, New Jersey, a city with an exceptionally high crime-rate, reporter Jelani Cobb goes on patrol with the Newark Police Department to gain first-hand understanding of what officers deal with on a daily basis. Officers discuss their point of view regarding police-civilian confrontations
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  • disc 1. After Newtown, guns in America / produced and directed by Jonathan Silvers ; produced and edited by Patrick Flynn ; senior producer/narrator, Richard Harris ; producer, Alissa Shapiro ; produced by Saybrook Productions, Limited (2013 : 60 min. : TV-PG) -- disc 2. Marijuana nation / produced by National Geographic Television ; produced by Raymond Telles ; written by Robert Zakin (2008 : 50 min. : not rated) -- disc 3. A place at the table / Participant Media presents a Catalyst Films/Silverbush production ; a Lori Silverbush/Kristi Jacobson film ; executive producers, Jeff Skoll, Diane Weyermann ; executive producers, Tom Colicchio, Christina Weiss Lurie, Jeffrey Lurie ; produced by Julie Goldman, Ryan Harrington ; produced and directed by Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush (2012 : 84 min. : PG) -- disc 4. The abortion divide / produced and narrated by Mark Obenhaus ; written by Mark Obenhaus ; produced and directed by Elizabeth Leiter (2019 : 60 min. : unrated) -- disc 5. An inconvenient sequel, truth to power / Paramount Pictures and Participant Media present ; an Actual Films production ; produced by Jeff Skoll, Richard Berge, p.g.a., Diane Weyermann, p.g.a. ; directed by Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk (2017 : 97 min. : PG) -- disc 6. Policing the police / a Frontline production with Left/Right Docs ; correspondent, Jelani Cobb ; produced by Anya Bourg, James Jacoby ; written by James Jacoby and Jelani Cobb ; directed by James Jacoby (2016 : 60 minutes : unrated)
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