Triangle Fire

The fire that tore through the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City on March 25, 1911, was the gruesome culmination of years of unrest in America’s most profitable manufacturing industry. Two years earlier, led by a spontaneous walkout in the same factory, twenty thousand garment workers, in the largest women’s strike in American history, took to the streets of New York to protest working conditions. They gained the support of both progressives and leading women in New York’s society.

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All Quiet on the Western Front

In this realistic depiction of the lives of ordinary German soldiers Paul Baumer and his school chums are encouraged to enlist by their bombastic, slogan-chanting teacher, but they quickly learn that actual war is more gore than glory, as they crawl through mud, huddle in trenches, suffer the ordeal of frenzied hand-to-hand combat and dodge screaming shells during World War I.

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The Apartment

An ambitious office clerk plans to get ahead by lending out his apartment to his boss, but falls in love with the boss’s girlfriend.

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A Time to Kill

A small-town lawyer is hired to defend an African American man who is accused of killing the white men who raped his young daughter.

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The Last of the Mohicans

An epic film based on the classic novel by James Fenimore Cooper about the French & Indian War and a white frontiersman raised by Indians.

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Every Mother’s Son

Documents the story of three mothers fighting for justice on behalf of their sons, who were each killed by police officers. The film tells each woman’s story and discusses how the women have joined forces to become advocates for police reform in the wake of their respective tragedies.

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The Hunger Games

Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the Capitol of the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen volunteers in her younger sister’s place and must rely upon her sharp instincts when she’s pitted against highly trained Tributes who have prepared their entire lives. If she’s ever to return home to District 12, Katniss must make impossible choices in the arena that weigh survival against humanity and life against love.

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay part 1

Against all odds, Katniss has survived the Hunger Games twice. But now that she’s made it out of the bloody arena alive, she’s still not safe. The Capitol is angry. The Capitol wants revenge. President Snow has made it clear that no one else is safe either.

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a Victor’s Tour of the districts. Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games, The Quarter Quell, and announces a competition that could change Panem forever.

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The March: The Story of the Greatest March in American History

Witness the compelling and dramatic story of the 1963 March on Washington, where Dr. Martin Luther King gave his stirring “I Have a Dream” speech. This watershed event in the Civil Rights Movement helped change the face of America. Recounts the events when 250,000 people came together to form the largest demonstration the young American democracy had ever seen.

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