This groundbreaking film introduces viewers to men and women who have never experienced sexual attraction. Studies show that as much as one percent of the population may be asexual. Living in a society obsessed with sex, how does one deal with life as an outsider?
In the days immediately following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that killed seventeen people, filmmakers Emily Taguchi and Jake Lefferman began filming with students and families whose lives were forever altered.
After Columbine, the shooter's mother attempts to reconcile how the son she thought she knew, the son she loved, could willingly be a school shooter.
Ten American couples, both straight and gay, discuss their sex lives and share their attitudes regarding sex.
Sue Rubin, who is autistic, was diagnosed and treated as mentally retarded until the age of 13, when she began to communicate using a keyboard. She is now a junior in college. This documentary takes the viewer on a journey into her mind, her daily world, and her life with autism.
Before: Experience the fascinating and unforgettable history of homosexuality in America through eye-opening historical footage and interviews with those who lived through it. After: Chronicles lesbian and gay life from the 1969 riots to the new century, capturing the hard work, tragic defeats and exciting victories experienced. It also explores the impact that AIDS had on the movement, and the new direction it took as a result.
In the last store in a defunct shopping mall, 91-year-old Sonia Warshawski, great-grandmother, businesswoman, and Holocaust survivor, runs the tailor shop she's owned for more than 30 years. But when she's served an eviction notice, the specter of retirement prompts Sonia to resist her harrowing past as a refugee and witness to genocide.
Through the observation of twelve families on five continents, the series looks at childhood from a number of perspectives--personal, scientific, historical and cultural.
Shows teens ways to manage their anger using the C.A.G.E. method before it escalates into a larger conflict.
Tells the dramatic stories of people of different ages, from diverse backgrounds, who live with various forms of depression.
Highlighting major new developments in the field, this updated edition of Discovering Psychology offers an overview of historic and current theories of human behavior. Based on extensive investigation and authoritative scholarship, this introductory course in psychology features demonstrations, classic experiments and simulations, current research, documentary footage, and computer animation.
Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross who has devoted her life to the study of death and dying, has done much to de-stigmatize dying and to draw attention to the treatment of the terminally ill.
An intimate, profoundly human look at families raising children society deems abnormal : a mother and son determined to show the world that his Down syndrome does not define him; a couple learning to communicate with their bright but nonverbal autistic son; a young woman dealing with what it means to be the only little person in her family; and parents whose deep love for their son persists even after he has committed an unspeakable crime.
Social and developmental psychologist and author Lynn Phillips explores the line between consent and coercion in this ... look at popular culture and the way real girls and women navigate their heterosexual relationships and hookups.
Just like everywhere else in the world today, Niger also experiences problems with infertility. Based on her personal story, Aicha Macki explores the private suffering of women in her situation with great sensitivity.
Experts are exploring the recesses of the brain and finding explanations for why adolescents behave the way they do and how the new discoveries can change the way we teach, or perhaps even understand, our teenagers.
This program investigates the mind's remarkable ability to recognize people, to make sense of their expressions and body language, to perceive what they may be thinking, and then to charm them.
The extraordinary debut from documentarian Bing Liu weaves a story of skateboarding, friendship, and fathers and sons into a coming-of-age journey of courageous vulnerability.
Documentary of a traumatized community three years after the horrific mass shooting in Newtown, CT that took the lives of twenty elementary school children and six educators.
From the 100 billion cells that make up the brain, one's personality and behavior emerge over time. This program explores how personalities are shaped during childhood, adolescence, and adulthood, exposing how traits such as extroversion and introversion develop in conjunction with brain development and environment.
A college level telecourse which explores the distinction between the terms 'sex' and 'gender' and describes the similarities and differences between men and women.
The Austrian-born psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich, whose work varied from profound to radically unconventional, died in an American prison in 1957. This program documents his life and the progressively defiant actions and ideas that brought it to such an ignominious end.
Examines political icons from President Franklin D. Roosevelt to 2008 presidential hopefuls, Barack Obama and John McCain. Shows how politicians and celebrities use subtle body language to persuade masses, establish power, and advance careers.
Chronicles the birth of the modern women's liberation movement in the 1960s and early 1970s, covering the emergence of the National Organization for Women (NOW), as well as more radical factions such as WITCH (Women's International Terrorist Conspiracy from Hell!).
Sociologists, neuroscientists, psychologists and survivors have found that the way that people behave in a crisis is very predictable. By combining the stories of survivors with research into how the brain works under extreme duress, it brings light into civilization's darkest moments.
The astonishing true story of three men who make the chance discovery, at the age of nineteen, that they are identical triplets, separated at birth and adopted to different parents. The trio's joyous reunion in 1980 catapults them to fame but it also sets in motion a chain of events that unearths an extraordinary and disturbing secret that goes far beyond their own lives, a secret that goes to the very heart of all human behavior.
Chronicles the attempted takeover of a small town in North Dakota by notorious white supremacist Craig Cobb. As his behavior becomes more threatening, tensions soar, and the residents desperately look for ways to expel their unwanted neighbor.
The first documentary filmed in an Alzheimer's unit told from the perspective of an Alzheimer's patient. In Danville, California, Lee Gorewitz wanders on a personal odyssey through her Alzheimer's & Dementia care unit. From the moment she wakes up, Lee is on a quest-- for reminders of her past, and her identity.