Films & Videos

ONLINE FILMS & VIDEOS

The Angry Heart explores the impact of racism on health and longevity. (57 minutes)

Birth of a White Nationa keynote speech by legal scholar Jacqueline Battalora, offers a blow-by-blow description of the moment the idea of, and word for, “white” people entered U.S. legal code. (36 minutes)

The Clark Experiment shows how early ideas of racial inferiority and superiority are internalized by American children. (9 minutes)

Colorblind: Rethinking Race (2012) conveys the connection between racism’s roots and today’s racially divided society. (82 minutes)

Deconstructing White Privilege with Dr. Robin DiAngelo explores what white privilege is and how it operates above and below the surface. (22 minutes)

I Didn’t Tell You  Ever wonder what a day in the life of a person of color is like? Listen to this poem, written and spoken by Norma Johnson. From a collection she’s developing titled, Poems for My White Friends. (7 minutes)

ID Check, spoken word poem written and performed by Ariel Lucky explores  whiteness, white people, white history, and makes a plea for our (white poeple’s) souls.

The Disturbing History of the Suburbs, an episode from the hit series Adam Ruins Everything. This one explores the roots of racial segregation in housing, lending, and education. (6 minutes)

In the White Man’s Image is a look at the Indian Boarding Schools movement. (56 minutes)

True ColorsDiane Sawyer’s 1991 PrimeTime Live episode depicting daily life for a black American in contrast to a white American. (7 minutes)

Race: The Power of an Illusion, a powerful three-part, three-hour film exploring the biology of skin color, the concept of assimilation, and the history of institutional racism. (16 minutes)

Racism is Real, a split-screen video depictiing the differential in the white/black lived experience. (3 minutes)

What Kind of Asian Are You? Humorous two minute youtube video that illustrates the utter silliness of the way many white Americans interact with Asian Americans.

What Would You Do: Bicycle Thief Episode ABC TV show that stages a locked up bike being removed by three people: a young white male, a young black male, and a young white female. See how passersby react differently based on gender and race of the “Bicycle Thief.”

White Bred excellent quick intro to how white supremacy shapes white lives and perception. (5 minutes)

White People  MTV 45 minute film exploring what it means to be young and white. Discussion guidelines included.

FILMS FOR PURCHASE

Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity, an exploration of causes and consequences of racial inequity conveyed largely through story. 75 minutes. Cost $50 – $350 depending on intended use. 

Race: The Power of an Illusiona powerful three-part, three-hour film exploring the biology of skin color, the concept of assimilation, and the history of institutional racism. 3 hours. $25 – $195 depending on intended use.

White Like MeTim Wise explores how white privilege continues to shape individual attitudes, electoral politics, and government policy in ways too many white people never stop to think about. 68 minutes. $150 – $275 depending on intended use.