Sociology


New! Amerian Experience: Voice of Freedom 101 min.

Follow the story of singer Marian Anderson, whose talent broke down barriers around the world. Narrated by Renée Elise Goldsberry (Hamilton), Voice of Freedom explores questions about talent, race, fame, democracy and the American soul.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

New! Fake Famous 87 min.

Followers, likes, comments – these are the currencies of fame today. But can the 140 million Instagram users boasting over 100,000 followers all be considered famous? To answer this question, former reporter for the New York Times and Vanity Fair Nick Bilton and a team of social media experts, casting agents, and stylists recruit three starryeyed Los Angeles transplants to participate in a social...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

New! The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song 240 min.

Hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr, this series chronicles the rich history of an institution at the heart of the African American experience. Beginning with enslavement, traveling through Emancipation, Jim Crow, the Great Migration, the Civil Rights movement, and ending in the present-day, Gates takes viewers on a journey through time, focusing on the key events, charismatic figures, political debat...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

New! The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song - Episode 1 110 min.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of African American religion beginning with the trans-Atlantic slave trade and the extraordinary ways enslaved Africans preserved and adapted their faith practices from slavery to emancipation.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

New! The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song - Episode 2 110 min.

Discover how the Black Church expanded its reach to address social inequality and minister to those in need, from the Jim Crow South to the heroic phase of the civil rights movement and the Black Church’s role in the present.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

New! I Believe 55 min.

People film themselves as they try to preserve or change traditions in their lives and communities. From struggles to protect culture to eliminating toxic legacies, it’s a look at the practices we’ve inherited and the ones we’ll pass on.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

New! I Dream 55 min.

Self-shot stories explore the meaning of the American dream. From the desire for homeownership to ambitions for higher ed or career success, they show the hard work, opportunities and barriers that come with pursuing this ideal today.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

New! I Rise 55 min.

Go inside the lives of people working to create an antiracist American future. They film themselves doing the work, confronting the obstacles and achieving the victories that could add up to real change in the movement for racial justice.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

New! I Work 55 min.

People share self-shot stories about their jobs and careers as they navigate the changes they’re experiencing and the goals they’re working towards. From teachers to truck drivers, they explore what it really means to work in America today.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

New! PBS American Portrait 240 min.

This unique crowdsourced series blends stories filmed by people into documentaries revealing what it really means to be American today. It’s the story of what brings us together and what keeps us apart as we strive to understand each other.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021