Documentaries about Education
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Ike - Knowledge Is Everywhere (2014)
The future of our children, our health, and our society, will depend on how we meet the defining social challenge of our time: developing a quality, comprehensive education...
The Feminist Library: A Short Film (2016)
The Feminist Library: A Short Film was made in support of the Save the Feminist Library Campaign in London (UK), documenting a crucial moment in the library's herstory as it...
Re-Learning the Land: a Story of Red Crow College (2015)
RE-LEARNING THE LAND is the story of a Blackfoot community in southern Alberta, Canada, and how they have re-taken control of their education system within Red Crow Community...
Ecological Learning Through Direct Experience (2015)
This is a documentary about getting out into the natural world and learning from the wisdom of land and people - focusing on how rewilding our perception might be the catalyst...
Kumu Hina (2014)
Imagine a world where a little boy can grow up to be the woman of his dreams, and a young girl can rise to become a leader of men. Welcome to Kumu Hina's Hawaii. Trailer for...
A Science Of Teaching (2015)
A SCIENCE OF TEACHING offers a comprehensive guide for teachers, educators, and anyone else interested in human behavior on how learning occurs at a biological and...
Hidden Influence: The Rise Of Collectivism (2015)
Hidden Influence: The Rise of Collectivism is the first film in a 3 part saga. This chapter documents how the ruling class, through their billion dollar foundations, have...
I WANT TO SAY
I Want to Say is a 27-minute documentary short, produced by Goodby Silverstein & Partners and production company Bodega, that tells the story of Hacking Autism, a newly adopted...
The Lottery of Birth (2013)
Do you shape the world or does it shape you? Drawing on leading thinkers from around the world, and with a torrent of mind-expanding ideas and information, THE LOTTERY OF BIRTH...
Why Do These Kids Love School? (1999)
This award-winning film features nine unique schools, both public and private, California to East Harlem. In these unique schools, relationship, creative thinking, and direct...
We Are The People We've Been Waiting For (2009)
This film from the UK looks at several children who do not thrive in conventional schooling for a variety of reasons, and asks how we can bring the best out in each child...
Perspectives
Perspectives asks the question: Given all that we know, why does sexual assault happen? "Perspectives" looks at different levels of knowledge (and experience) with sexual...
Schooling the World (2010)
If you wanted to change an ancient culture in a generation, how would you do it? You would change the way it educates its children. The U.S. Government knew this in the 19th...
The Lord is Not on Trial Here Today (2010)
"The Lord is Not On Trial Here Today" is a Peabody Award-winning documentary by Jay Rosenstein that tells the compelling personal story of Vashti McCollum, and how her...
Education Education - Why Poverty? (2012)
In China, education is considered the only way out of poverty. But as the nation’s higher education system has largely been privatized by for-profit companies, the future for...
Slavery: A 21st Century Evil (2011)
Today, 27 million men, women and children are held, sold and trafficked as slaves throughout the world. In Slavery: A 21st Century Evil, Rageh Omaar embarks on a worldwide...
Locally Abundant (2012)
In the summer of 2011, two young Maritimers, Justin Cantafio and Ryan Oickle, departed on a journey that would take them across Canada and back in just under four months. We...
The Inconvenient Truth Behind Waiting for Superman
This film was created by New York City public school teachers and parents in response to Davis Guggenheim’s highly misleading film. Waiting for "Superman would have...
The Forbidden Education (2012)
The school has been around for more than 200 years and is still considered the main form of access to education. Today, the school and education are concepts widely discussed...
The Superior Human? (2012)
A documentary that systematically challenges the common human belief that humans are superior to other life forms. The documentary reveals the absurdity of this belief while...
Education For a Sustainable Future (2012)
Education For a Sustainable Future presents information on how today's practices in schools are socially unsustainable. The documentary film critically analyses what is...
The War on Kids (2009)
THE WAR ON KIDS is a 95 minute documentary that shows how American public schools continue to become more dangerously authoritarian. In addition to failing in their mission to...
Haiti Earthship Project: Overview
After the devastating earthquake in Haiti, members of the Earthship Biotecture crew visit Haiti to build an off-grid, sustainable housing unit and teach Haitians how to build...
BBC Horizon: Science Under Attack
BBC2 24 January 2011 Nobel Prize winner Sir Paul Nurse examines why science appears to be under attack, and why public trust in key scientific theories has been eroded - from...
Class Dismissed (2004)
Class Dismissed provides a critical look at how U.S. history is taught in high school, at the myths that reduce the complexity of history into simple soundbites, and the...
The Reality of Me (2011)
The TROM documentary is trying to present, in a simplistic way, the world in which we, human beings, live. The world discovered so far, not some idea or personal choice...
Zeitgeist: Moving Forward (2011)
A feature length documentary by Peter Joseph that presents the case for a needed transition out of the current socioeconomic monetary paradigm which governs the entire world...
Free to Learn: A Radical Experiment in Education (2006)
Free to Learn is a 70 minute documentary that offers a “fly on the wall” perspective of the daily happenings at The Free School in Albany, New York. Like many of today’s...
PBS FRONTLINE:  College Inc. (2010)
Even in lean times, the $400 billion business of higher education is booming. Nowhere is this more true than in one of the fastest-growing -- and most controversial -- sectors...
Jesus Camp (2006)
Jesus Camp is a 2006 documentary directed by Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing about a Pentecostal/ charismatic summer camp for children who spend their summers learning and...