Psychology


New! Where Justice Ends 51 min.

This documentary sits at the intersection of two important and timely topics of social justice: conditions in the US prison system and the injustices that befall transgender people encountering the law. The film explores why so many transgender people encounter the police, how those encounters often lead to discriminatory treatment, and the inhumane conditions that transgender people all too frequ...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Finding Our Voice 35 min.

This documentary follows the story of director, Evan Gardner, as he journeys to understand better the condition he was diagnosed with as a child: Apraxia. Through his eyes, we learn from experts what Apraxia is, why it is so difficult to diagnose, how it impacts the individual and those around them, and how families can play a role in helping their loved one cope with the disorder.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Leaving Neverland 120 min.

Produced and directed by Dan Reed (HBO’s Emmy®-nominated Three Days of Terror: The Charlie Hebdo Attacks and Terror at the Mall, the two-part documentary Leaving Neverland explores the separate but parallel experiences of two young boys, James “Jimmy” Safechuck, at age ten, and Wade Robson, at age seven, both of whom were befriended by Michael Jackson. They and their families were invited into his...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Leaving Neverland: Part 1 125 min.

Produced and directed by Dan Reed (HBO’s Emmy®-nominated Three Days of Terror: The Charlie Hebdo Attacks and Terror at the Mall, the two-part documentary Leaving Neverland explores the separate but parallel experiences of two young boys, James “Jimmy” Safechuck, at age ten, and Wade Robson, at age seven, both of whom were befriended by Michael Jackson. They and their families were invited into his...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Leaving Neverland: Part 2 131 min.

Produced and directed by Dan Reed (HBO’s Emmy®-nominated Three Days of Terror: The Charlie Hebdo Attacks and Terror at the Mall, the two-part documentary Leaving Neverland explores the separate but parallel experiences of two young boys, James “Jimmy” Safechuck, at age ten, and Wade Robson, at age seven, both of whom were befriended by Michael Jackson. They and their families were invited into his...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Parenting Is Overrated 83 min.

What shapes us more: our DNA, or the way we are raised? This debate, commonly referred to as "nature versus nurture," has stirred controversy for thousands of years. Emerging genetic research indicates that the scale may be tipping toward biology, or "nature"—but the research is far from definitive. Proponents of the "nature" view argue that DNA plays the key role in determining who we are, as evi...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Beyond Hoarding 60 min.

This program takes a fresh look at hoarding and the people who can't stop collecting stuff. The film guides the viewer to an understanding that hoarding is a psychiatric disorder that can be treated. It addresses key questions: When does clutter become hoarding? Are hoarded homes dangerous? Why can’t people just clean out their houses? How can someone who hoards get the right kind of help to stop?...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Dude for a Day 45 min.

This documentary follows a one-day intensive workshop where female identified people discover their inner male and bring that energy forward with the help of acting and vocal coaching, men's clothing, make up, and facial hair. The personal stories of the participants explore how our gendered experiences construct and define us.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Faith Leaders as First and Second Responders 24 min.

Cantor Michael Shochet is a Senior Clergy at Temple Rodef Shalom in Falls Church, VA. Before he was ordained, he was a police officer in Baltimore where he experienced the trauma of having his partner shot in front of him. Today, in addition to serving his congregation, he also leads the Police Chaplain unit for Fairfax County, VA. He has been on call during such traumas as the Pentagon terror att...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

Healing the Healers 100 min.

This series aims to support clergy, laity, social workers, first responders, and other spiritual care providers facing community-level trauma. Accompanied by written reflections and discussion guides written by scholars, clergy, and other experts, it provides insights into dealing with trauma in the short and long term, learning from trauma, and mourning and grief.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019