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The GOOD DOCS Complete Collection

GOOD DOCS are films that do good in the world. Our award-winning collection engages and inspires students by featuring rarely heard stories about individuals and communities working towards a more equitable world. We champion creative expression and complex films that provoke critical thinking. GOOD DOCS represents established documentarians and passionate new filmmakers driven by their experiences as educators, academics, journalists, artists, social workers, community members, and activists. GOOD DOCS films and the GOOD TALKS speaker series offer powerful educational experiences to students and communities everywhere.

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The GOOD DOCS Complete Collection includes the following titles:

17 And Life Doesn't Wait - image17 And Life Doesn't Wait

A candid view of life through the eyes of three teen girls

GOOD DOCS | 2019 | 80 minutes
A Man and His Trumpet: The Leroy Jones Story - imageA Man and His Trumpet: The Leroy Jones Story

There are millions of musicians in the world, but there’s only one Leroy Jones

GOOD DOCS | 2019 | 60 minutes
A Place to Breathe - imageA Place to Breathe

Explores the universality of trauma, resilience, and healing in immigrant communities

GOOD DOCS | 2020 | 87 minutes
Actually, Iconic: Richard Estes - imageActually, Iconic: Richard Estes

An unprecedented look at the king of photorealism.

GOOD DOCS | 2019 | 68 minutes
Adios Amor - imageAdios Amor

The discovery of lost photographs sparks the search for a hero that history forgot - Maria Moreno, a migrant mother who became the charismatic leader of an early movement for farmworker justice

GOOD DOCS | 2018 | 59 minutes
Advocate - imageAdvocate

Lea Tsemel, an Israeli-Jewish lawyer who has represented Palestinian political prisoners for nearly 50 years, pushes the praxis of a human rights defender to its limits

GOOD DOCS | 2019 | 108 minutes
All That I Am - imageAll That I Am

The story of an extraordinarily courageous young woman on a path to recovery

GOOD DOCS | 2020 | 75 minutes
Always in Season - imageAlways in Season

After 17-year-old Lennon Lacy is found hanging in North Carolina in 2014, his mother’s search for justice and reconciliation begins - centuries of trauma and lynching bleed into the present

GOOD DOCS | 2019 | 89 minutes
American Revolutionary - imageAmerican Revolutionary

The life of Chinese-American civil rights activist Grace Lee Boggs

GOOD DOCS | 2013 | 82 minutes
And Then They Came For Us - imageAnd Then They Came For Us

Incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII and the demise of civil liberties

GOOD DOCS | 2017 | 51 minutes

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