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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 Good Neighbor - imageA Good Neighbor

A Latina single mother fights against racism and climate change as she campaigns for city council in one of the nation's most polluted zip codes.

GOOD DOCS | 2023 | 52 minutes | 10-12, College, Adults
A Long March - imageA Long March

Filipino American WWII veterans whose service was erased by the U.S. government fight for their rights and recognition.

GOOD DOCS | 2021 | 82 minutes | College, Adults
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
A Tale of Three Chinatowns - imageA Tale of Three Chinatowns

The history, evolution and challenges faced by Chinatowns in three American cities.

GOOD DOCS | 2021 | 85 minutes | 10-12, College, Adults
Abortion: Add to Cart - imageAbortion: Add to Cart

With increasing burdens on clinics, activists are combining the power of abortion pills and the internet to provide self-managed abortions in a revolutionary way

GOOD DOCS | 2022 | 35 minutes
Above and Below - imageAbove and Below

Artist Tsherin Sherpa's remarkable 19-year journey from Tibetan Buddhist Thangka painter to global art superstar

GOOD DOCS | 2022 | 35 minutes | College, Adults
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

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