Keyword: prejudice

X-Men: Days of Future Past

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 05/22/2014
While the X-Men fight a war for the survival of the species in a dystopian future, Wolverine is transported to the past, where he must unite troubled, younger versions of Professor X, Magneto, Mystique and Beast to change a future that spells doom for mutants and humans alike.
X-Men: First Class

X-Men: First Class (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 06/02/2011
The beginning of the X-Men saga - and a secret history of the Cold War and our world at the brink of nuclear Armageddon. As the first class discovers, harnesses, and comes to terms with their formidable powers, alliances are formed that will shape the eternal war between the heroes and villains of the X-Men universe. The film is set in the 1960s - the dawn of the Space Age, and a time filled...
X-Men

X-Men (2000)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 07/13/2000
Cyclops. Jean Grey. Storm... They are the children of the atom, homo superior, the next link in the chain of evolution. Each was born with a unique genetic mutation, which at puberty manifested itself in extraordinary powers: Cyclops' eyes release an energy beam that can rip holes through mountains; Jean Grey's strength is both telekinetic and telepathic; and Storm can manipulate all forms of...
Help

The Help (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 137 minutes Release date: 08/09/2011
At the dawn of the civil rights movement, three Mississippi women are about to take one extraordinary step. Twenty-two-year-old Skeeter has just returned home after graduating from Ole Miss, and her mother won't be happy until she finds a husband. Aibileen, a wise African-American maid and caretaker, suffers after the loss of her own child. And Minny, Aibileen's sassy best friend, struggles to...
X2: X-Men United

X2: X-Men United (2003)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 134 minutes Release date: 05/01/2003
Mutants continue their struggle against a society that fears and distrusts them. Their cause becomes even more desperate following an incredible attack by an undetermined assailant possessing extraordinary abilities. The shocking attack renews the political and public outcry for both a Mutant Registration Act, and an anti-mutant movement, now led by William Stryker. A vocal, wealthy, former...
Dallas Buyers Club

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 10/31/2013
Real-life cowboy Ron Woodroof's free-wheeling life was upended in 1985 when he was diagnosed as HIV-positive and given 30 days to live. Shunned by many of his old friends and bereft of government-approved effective medicines, Ron decided to take matters in his own hands, tracking down alternative treatments from all over the world by means both legal and illegal. Bypassing the establishment, the...

Race (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2014
Jesse Owens, the son of an Alabama sharecropper, shattered Adolf Hitler's assertion of Aryan supremacy by winning a record four gold medals in the 100-meter dash, the 200-meter dash, the long jump, and the 400-meter relay at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Owens' accomplishments are considered among the greatest athletic victories of all time. Hitler declared that Jews and Blacks would not be allowed to...
Dear White People

Dear White People (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 10/16/2014
The unexpected election of activist Samantha White as head of a traditionally black residence hall sets up a college campus culture war that challenges conventional notions of what it means to be black. While Sam leverages her notoriety as host of the provocative and polarizing radio show "Dear White People" to try to prevent the college from diversifying Armstrong Parker House, outgoing...
X-Men: The Last Stand

X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 05/25/2006
A "cure" for mutancy threatens to alter the course of history. For the first time, mutants have a choice: retain their uniqueness, though it isolates and alienates them, or give up their powers and become human. The opposing viewpoints of mutant leaders Charles Xavier, who preaches tolerance, and Magneto, who believes in the survival of the fittest, are put to the ultimate test--triggering the war...
Bringing Down the House

Bringing Down the House (2003)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 03/02/2003
Peter Sanderson is a divorced, straight-laced, uptight attorney who still loves his ex-wife and can't figure out what he did wrong to make her leave him. However, Peter's trying to move on, and he's smitten with a brainy, bombshell barrister he's been chatting with online. However, when she comes to his house for their first face-to-face, she isn't refined, isn't Ivy League, and isn't even a...
Girl Rising

Girl Rising (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 03/06/2013
The stories of nine extraordinary girls from nine countries are written by nine celebrated writers and narrated by nine renowned actresses. The film showcases the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world.
Dir: Richard Robbins
With: N/A

Leijonasydän (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 10/17/2013
Ernest & Celestine

Ernest & Celestine (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 02/27/2014
Deep below snowy, cobblestone streets, tucked away in networks of winding subterranean tunnels, lives a civilization of hardworking mice, terrified of the bears who live above ground. Unlike her fellow mice, Celestine is an artist and a dreamer - and when she nearly ends up as breakfast for ursine troubadour Ernest, the two form an unlikely bond. But it isn't long before their friendship is put on...
Dancing in Jaffa

Dancing in Jaffa (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 04/10/2014
Pierre Dulaine, four-time ballroom dancing world champion, is fulfilling a life-long dream when he takes his program, "Dancing Classrooms," back to his city of birth, Jaffa. For generations, Jaffa has been a city divided by two communities that continue to grow increasingly apart. Over a ten-week period, Pierre teaches Jewish and Palestinian Israeli children to dance and compete together. The film...
Dir: Hilla Medalia
With: N/A
Borat: Cultural Learnings Of America For Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

Borat: Cultural Learnings Of America For Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)

Rated: R Runtime: 84 minutes Release date: 11/02/2006
Journalist Borat Sagdiyev leaves his native Kazakhstan to travel to America to make a documentary. As he zigzags across the nation, Borat meets real people in real situations with hysterical consequences. His backwards behavior generates strong reactions around him, exposing prejudices and hypocrisies in American culture. In some cases, Borat's interview subjects embrace his outrageous views on...
Far From Heaven

Far From Heaven (2002)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 107 minutes Release date: 11/07/2002
It is the fall of 1957. The Whitakers, the very picture of a suburban family, make their home in Hartford, Connecticut. Their daily existences are characterized by carefully observed family etiquette, social events, and an overall desire to keep up with the Joneses. Cathy Whitaker is the homemaker, wife and mother. Frank Whitaker is the breadwinner, husband and father. Together they have the...
God Loves Uganda

God Loves Uganda (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 83 minutes Release date: 10/10/2013
The film explores the role of the American evangelical movement in Uganda, where American missionaries have been credited with creating schools and hospitals, but also with promoting dangerous religious bigotry. Evangelical leaders from the U.S. and Uganda have been joined by these missionaries as well as politicians in the task of eliminating "sexual sin" and converting Ugandans to fundamentalist...
Laurence Anyways

Laurence Anyways (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 164 minutes Release date: 06/27/2013
This is the story of an impossible love between Frédérique and her long-term boyfriend Laurence, a man who reveals his inner desire to become his true self: a woman. Set during the late 1980s and early 1990s, the story spans a decade, chronicling the doomed love of Fred and Laurence, as well as the trials and tribulations that they face.
From the Rough

From the Rough (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 04/24/2014
This is the inspirational, true story of Catana Starks from historically black university Tennessee State, who became the first African-American woman ever to coach an all-men's team at the collegiate level. Through grit and determination, she overcame incredible odds and deep-seated prejudice from all corners to guide a rag-tag group of golfers to an all-time record championship season.
Jimmy P.

Jimmy P. (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 02/13/2014
At the end of World War II, Jimmy Picard, a Native American Blackfoot who fought in France, is admitted to Topeka Military Hospital in Kansas - an institution specializing in mental illness. Jimmy suffers from numerous symptoms: dizzy spells, temporary blindness, hearing loss... and withdrawal. In the absence of any physiological causes, he is diagnosed as schizophrenic. Nevertheless, the hospital...

One Small Mistake (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 04/14/2014

Hating Obama (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 68 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
In the United States of America, civil liberty grants every individual the right to an opinion -- even a slanderous one about the highest-ranking officer of our nation. President Obama has received the most disrespectful hate-filled sentiments in American presidential history. Here, we observe the most egregious and hateful moments of his presidency, while taking a look at his record of...
Dir: Marquis Smalls
With: N/A
Belle

Belle (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 05/01/2014
This is the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed-race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield and his wife, Belle's lineage affords her certain privileges, yet the color of her skin prevents her from fully participating in the traditions of her social standing. Left to wonder if she will ever find love, Belle falls for an...
New Black

The New Black (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 75 minutes Release date: 02/11/2014
When legislation preventing same sex marriage in United States passed in 2008, many pundits pointed their fingers towards the African American community's presumed homophobia. Questions surrounding the history and the validity of these assumptions are examined and the complicated and combative intersections of the African American and LBGT civil rights movements are traced.
Dir: Yoruba Richen
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