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The following films were selected for screening at the 2002 Annual Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education:


Film Title

Film Maker/






Lives and Times of Five Teenagers


(60 min.)










Arab Culture and Society






Portrays everyday life of Arab teenagers in Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Kuwait, and Morocco at home, school, places of worship, and in social settings
Series:  What’s Up with Middle School Kids?



Beyond the Butterfly:  Middle School Girls Speak Out

(50 min.)


What’s Up with Middle School Guys?

(50 min.)




IS 1040, UW-GB

2420 Nicolet Drive

Greenbay, WI  54311












Gender Roles and Develop-ment














First person narratives of middle-school boys and girls from different backgrounds as they discuss issues that impact on their daily lives








Oliver Button Is A Star


(50 min.)






My Family Is Different

(30 min.)



Hunt Scagliotti Productions


26 Ayers Road

Monson, MA  01057





1515 Broadway

New York, NY  10036

Tolerance, Bullying, and








Diversity of Families and Sexual Orientation

Uses a mix of live performance, storytelling, animation, and music to explore bullying and diversity



A discussion led by Nickelodeon’s Linda Allerbe with students and adults about families in which parents are gay or lesbian


Journey to a Hate Free Millennium:


Stories of Compassion and Hope

(70 min.)







New Light Media


191 University Blvd.,

Suite 700

Denver, CO  80206







Acts of Violence and Hate in America










Reflects on recent acts of violence and hate in America; includes


discussions with family members of James Byrd, Jr. Mathew Shepard, Columbine High School students, and a reformed Neo-Nazi

Tutu and Franklin:  A Journey Towards Peace


(30 min.)











Wisdom Works


2812 Adams Mill Rd,


Washington, D.C. 20009










Race and Cross-Cultural Communication














Documentary portrayal of the experiences and reflections on race of 21 high school students as they accompanied Desmond Tutu and noted historian John Hope Franklin to Goree Island, a slave port off the coast of Senegal



More Than Bows and Arrows


(60 min.)

Shenandoah Film Productions


538 G Street

Arcata, CA  95521



Native American History and Contributions Documents the historical and contemporary contributions of Native Americans to the development of the United States and Canada
Ir A La Escuela:


Going to School

(60 min.)

Richard Cohen Films


P.O. Box 1012

Venice, CA  90294












Documentary portraying students with disabilities,  their parents, and educator advocates as they struggle to assure that the children receive an equitable education; focus is on families in Latino communities