Return of the Lost Boys of Sudan (BBC) - Full Length

  • Country: Sudan
  • Producer: BBC
  • Topics / Regions: East Africa, Refugees, Development, South Sudan
  • Three Lost Boys return to South Sudan as the newest country declares its independence.

We Women Warriors - Trailer

  • Year: 2012
  • Country: Colombia
  • Producer: Nicole Karsin
  • Topics / Regions: Colombia
  • A documentary that follows three native women who are caught in the crossfire of Colombia's warfare and who use nonviolent resistance to defend their people's survival.

Well Founded Fear - Full Length

  • Year: 2000
  • Country: United States
  • Producer: Michael Camerini and Shari Robertson
  • Topics / Regions: asylum law, immigration, U.S.
  • Excellent film, though a bit dated, on the unpredictable asylum system in the US.  It follows several individuals as they are interviewed by asylum officers.  I use this in several of my classes and it always has a significant impact on the students.

De Nadie

  • Year: 2005
  • Country: Mexico
  • The story of a Central American immigrant's difficult journey to the United States in search for a better life.

Patrick Stewart in Animated Film for Amnesty International

One Flew Over the Cuckcoo's Nest

  • Year: 1975
  • Country: United States
  • Producer: Michael Douglas
  • Topics / Regions: Mental Institutions
  • A movie about a patients experiences in a mental institution.One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest was released in 1975 filmed and directed by Miloš Forman. The film stars Jack Nicholson who is sent to a mental institution for evaluation. Jack Nicholson goes through many trials and tribulations with other patents at the mental institution and in doing so he exposes some of the institutions corruption.