TAP RECOMMENDS

Recommended Films: High School


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Feature Films and TV Dramas

Amazing Grace (2006, 2007 U.S.)

Amistad (1997)

Antwone Fisher (2002)

The Attic (1992)

Bend It Like Beckham (2002)

Birth of a Nation (1915)

Black Like Me (1964)

The Blind Side (2009)

Born into Brothels (2004)

Boycott (2001)

Boyz 'n the 'Hood (1991)

Bring It On (2000)

Brokeback Mountain (2005)

The Butler (2013)

Bye Bye Birdie (1963)

The Class (2008) *in French with English subtitles

Coach Carter (2005)

Cool Runnings (1993)

Crash (2005)

Cry, the Beloved Country (1995, 1951)

Down in the Delta (1998)

Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

Drumline (2002)

A Family Thing (1996)

Finding Forrester (2000)

Freaky Friday (2003)

Freedom Writers (2007)

Frozen River (2008)

Gangs of New York (2002)

Gentleman's Agreement (1947)

Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)

Giant (1956)

Glory (1989)

Glory Road (2006)

Good Morning Vietnam (1987)

Good Night and Good Luck (2005)

Gran Torino (2008)

The Great Debaters (2007)

The Great White Hope (1970)

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)

Guilty by Suspicion (1991)

Gung Ho (1986)

Having Our Say: The Delaney Sisters (1999)

The Help (2011)

Hidden Figures (2016)

Hotel Rwanda (2004)

The Hurricane (1999)

If These Walls Could Talk 2 (2000)

Imitation of Life (1959)

In & Out (1997)

In the Heat of the Night (1967)

Jasper, Texas (2003)

Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)

The Killing Floor (1985)

The Last King of Scotland (2006)

The Last of His Tribe (1992)

Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)

Light It Up (2000)

Little Big Man (1970)

The Loretta Claiborne Story (2000)

Loving (2017)

Maid in Manhattan (2002)

Malcolm X (1992)

Maria Full of Grace (2004)

Mask (1985)

Milk (2008)

Miss Evers' Boys (1997)

Mississippi Burning (1988)

Mississippi Masala (1991)

Mona Lisa Smile (2003)

My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)

Norma Rae (1979)

North Country (2005)

Philadelphia (1993)

The Pianist (2003)

Pride (2007)

Pushing Hands (1992)

Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)

Radio (2003)

Rain Man (1988)

Remember the Titans (2000)

Rent (2005)

Roe vs. Wade (1989)

The Rosa Parks Story (2002)

Rosewood (1997)

Salt of the Earth (1954)

Save the Last Dance (2001)

Saving Face (2004)

Schindler's List (1993)

The Secret Life of Bees (2008)

Selma (2014)

Separate but Equal (1991)

The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn (1999)

Something the Lord Made (2004)

Stand and Deliver (1987)

Star Trek: Let That Be Your Last Battlefield (1969)

Swing Kids (1993)

Talk to Me (2007) *Nudity and Language

10,000 Black Men Named George (2002)

The Tracker (2002)

Transamerica (2005)

Thunderheart (1992)

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

12 Angry Men (1957)

12 Years a Slave (2013)

The Voyage of the Damned (1976)

Walkout (2006)

Welcome to Sarajevo (1997)

West Side Story (1961)

Whale Rider (2003)

Documentaries

Adjust Your Color: The Truth of Petey Greene (2008)

The American Experience: America and the Holocaust (1994)

Bowling for Columbine (2002)

The Boys of Baraka (2005)

The Celluloid Closet (1995)

Chisholm '72: Unbought and Unbossed (2005)

Class Dismissed: How TV Frames the Working Class (2005)

Control Room (2004)

18 in '08 (2008)

Eyes on the Prize I and II (1987 and 1990)

Further Off the Straight and Narrow (2007)

God Grew Tired of Us (2007)

Goldwyn (2005)

Hawaii's Last Queen: The Embattled Reign of Queen Lili'uokalani (1997)

Hollywood on Trial (1976)

Hoop Dreams (1994)

Incident at Oglala: The Leonard Peltier Story (1992)

Ishi: The Last Yahi (1992)

Life and Debt (2001)

The Long Way Home (1997)

Mystic Voices: The Story of the Pequot Wars (2005)

On Our Watch (2007)

Oskar Schindler (1997)

Out of the Past (1998)

The Port of Last Resort: Refuge in Shanghai (1998)

Seeing Daylight: Alaska's Tlingit and Their Culture (1996)

Slavery, the Making of America (2004)

Standing in the Shadows of Motown (2003)

Sugihara: Conspiracy of Kindness (2000)

Unconstitutional: The War on Our Civil Liberties (2004)

The Wannsee Conference (1984) *in German with English subtitles

What Do You Believe? (2006)

When the Levees Broke (2006)

Wounded Heart: Pine Ridge and the Sioux (2005)

Young@Heart (2007, released 2008)