Most Popular Social Issue Movies and TV Shows
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2. Noura's Dream (2019)
90 min | Drama
With her abusive husband in jail and a coveted divorce pending, hardworking Noura can almost grasp a happy, new life with lover Lassaad - but when the best-laid plans are upended, Noura must tap her unshakable will to fulfill her dream.
3. The Mask You Live In (2015)
Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary, News
Explores how our culture's narrow definition of masculinity is harming our boys, men and society at large and unveils what we can do about it.
4. Roll Red Roll (2018)
80 min | Documentary, Crime
An account of a notable sexual assault that took place in Steubenville, Ohio in 2012, and the role that social media played in the crime and on the community.
5. Death by Hanging (1968)
Not Rated | 117 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A Korean man is sentenced to death by hanging, but he survives the execution. For the following two hours, his executioners try to work out how to handle the situation in this black farce.
7. Oxygen (2017)
Not Rated | 156 min | Action, Thriller
An NRI, who arrives in India to get married to the daughter of a revered man whose enemies are constantly killing his family members, also has something against a cigarette brand.
9. Alma gitana (1996)
95 min | Drama, Romance
A young man who wants to become a professional dancer falls in love with a gypsy girl and gets in conflict with her totally different cultural background. But love can overcome these ... See full summary »
10. Kiss Me Not on the Eyes (2005)
112 min | Drama, Romance
After studying literature at Cairo University, Dunia, 23 years old, wants to become a professional dancer. She attends audition for an oriental dance contest where she recites Arabian ... See full summary »
11. I'm Not Angry! (2014)
110 min | Drama
I'm not Angry. is the story of Navid, a starred and expelled university student who - while trying to provide the least requirements of a normal life -, tries not to get angry when he is ... See full summary »
12. The King of the Cattle (1996– )
60 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
The enmity between two rancher families in territorial dispute, and the forbidden love between a drover and a landless, mysterious woman with no past.
13. A Short Stay in Switzerland (2009 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 90 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Just after losing her husband to a similar condition, Dr Anne Turner is diagnosed with a fatal neurological condition. So she plans to end her life herself. Based on a true story.
14. Human Resources (1999)
TV-14 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
The 35-hour work week has all of France in its thrall. This film turns it into a feature about economic and familial politics. Frank, a business school graduate, returns to his provincial ... See full summary »
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16. 75 (2017)
97 min | Crime, Drama
A crash victim, a housewife and two repressed teens are connected by hard-working therapist Viola, who helps them battle their addictions while two disillusioned detectives struggle with the mounting war against heroin in Cincinnati.
20. Susanna (1996)
93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Before her brutal death, Susanna had been engaged to marry Moroccan immigrant Said. Before that, the confused recovering drug-addict had been involved with wine salesman Alex, an arrangement set up by her boss to repay a debt to him.
21. A Social Cure (2018)
96 min | Documentary
Can you and your friends slow the spread of a devastating global disease? (and promote other positive behaviors?) A Social Cure tells the stories of five unique individuals as their lives ... See full summary »
24. Tame keva? (2018)
Frustrated and annoyed with the pointlessness and insensitivity that comes with casteism, Ramji, an old Dalit man, decides to give up his religion. However, his ever-pious wife is against ... See full summary »
25. The City Dark (2011)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, News
THE CITY DARK is a feature documentary about the loss of night. After moving to NYC from rural Maine, filmmaker Ian Cheney asks a simple question - do we need the stars? - taking him from ... See full summary »
Director: Ian Cheney
27. Tales from the Crypt: From Comic Books to Television (2004 TV Movie)
56 min | Documentary
Tells the story of EC Comics, the controversy that led to the end of mainstream horror comics, and the HBO anthology series "Tales from the Crypt".
30. Too Sane for This World (2011)
74 min | Documentary, News
'Too Sane For This World' explores the challenges, gifts and unique perspectives of 12 adults on the autism spectrum. The film features an introduction by Dr. Temple Grandin. Many adults on... See full summary »
Director: William Davenport
31. Bullied to Death (2016)
75 min | Documentary, Drama
Bullied to Death depicts a 24 hour journey through the true stories of teenagers worldwide that experience severe bullying episodes at school, from their own families and on the web, as a result of their coming out about their sexuality.
32. In-Between Days (2012)
58 min | Documentary
Chiranjit and Bubai are two young transgender friends from Kolkata. Hailing from poor and uneducated families, they confronted social castration from a tender age. However, it helped ... See full summary »
33. Black Sheep (III) (2015)
72 min | Documentary
Black Sheep follows a group of Transgender women in Mumbai through the filmmaker's eye, Reshel, through empowering events; break the barriers of popular myth and prejudice. The cinematic ... See full summary »
35. I sidira kyria (1983)
102 min | Comedy
A dynamic Greek housewife and fervent fan of the former British Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, decides to take action, in a valiant attempt to rectify the country's negative aspects.
36. The Pink Circle Story (2011)
7 min | Short
The radio in the kitchen plays popular Bollywood songs as a mother cooks food for her children while the father smokes cigarettes on the roof. Experimental silent short about family, sanitation and breast cancer.
39. Saïd (1998)
100 min | Drama
Saïd is convinced that life in Europe will be wonderful. The small boat in which he crosses the strait of Gibraltar is the first thing that disappoints him, and when he arrives in Barcelona... See full summary »
40. Bombhunters (2006)
Not Rated | 58 min | Documentary
Bombhunters explores the long-term consequences of war and genocide in Cambodia that persist in the form of landmines, unexploded ordnance (UXO), and other munitions. Through the lives and ... See full summary »
Director: Skye Fitzgerald
41. Forward 13: Waking Up the American Dream (2014)
120 min | Documentary, News
Caught in the wake of the 2008 global financial crisis, Patrick Lovell, one of 10 million people who lost their homes, finds himself asking why he and so many Americans were blindsided by ... See full summary »
42. It's Better to Jump (2013)
75 min | Documentary, History
There is a centuries-old seawall in the ancient port of Akka, located on Israel's northern coast. Today, Akka is a modern city inhabited by Muslims, Christians, Jews, and Baha'i, but its ... See full summary »
43. Inside/Out (1973–1974)
15 min | Family
Dramatizations of various social issues and ethical dilemmas are presented for the viewer to ponder the resolutions themselves.
44. Graduates: Freedom Is Not for Free (2012)
83 min | Documentary
Documentary film GRADUATES is about the struggle of young people, who, after graduating, find themselves in the reality and have to adapt to the needs of society. We are free, but to what extent are we able to take fate into our own hands?
50. North London Action for the Homeless (2011 Video)
12 min | Documentary, Short, Action
As well as offering food, advice and clothing, North London Action for the Homeless's drop-in centre provides a space where others, including a tuberculosis advice worker, can come and do a lot of good in a short space of time.