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Films on DVD or through Streaming Licenses

Straightlaced

Straightlaced – How Gender’s Got Us All Tied Up (learn more)

How gender messages shape young people’s daily decisions, and the toll that deeply held stereotypes and rigid gender expectations have on all our lives.

67 minutes. Two DVD set includes full length film, plus companion interactive curriculum disk, Spanish/English subtitles, interview with the producers, trailers from other GroundSpark films. Comes with 160 page printed curriculum guide as well as PDF version.

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Let's Get Real

Let’s Get Real (learn more)

Widely hailed as the best anti-bullying documentary available – youth perspectives on harassment, bias, and courage.

35 minutes. DVD includes Spanish/English subtitles, interview with the Director, and clips from other GroundSpark films in the Respect for All Project.

Comes with extensive 138 page curriculum and discussion guide.

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That's a Family!

That’s a Family! (learn more)

Understanding diversity in family structures from a wide range of children’s perspectives.

35 minutes. DVD includes Spanish/English subtitles, interview with the Director, and clips from other GroundSpark films in the Respect for All Project.

Comes with discussion and teaching guide.

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It's Elementary - Talking About Gay Issues in School

It’s Elementary—Talking About Gay Issues in School (learn more)

The seminal documentary that makes the case that all children are affected by anti-LGBT prejudice and all adults have a responsibility to address it.

It’s STILL Elementary—The Movie and The Movement (learn more)

Explores the impact and history of the original film.

Two DVD set includes:
Full-length 78-minute version; 37-minute educational training version of It’s Elementary; 51 minute It’s STILL Elementary featuring the film’s producers; Spanish and English subtitles; and closed captioning, and closed captioning, deleted scenes, excerpts from other GroundSpark titles. Comes with highly acclaimed 136 page printed guide to community organizing, professional development, and K-8 curriculum; PDF version also included.

No public performance rights.

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A free, printed and bound copy of the new It’s Elementary guide is provided with DVD orders. Additional copies are available for $24.95.

 

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One Wedding and a Revolution/ Celebrating the Life of Del Martin (learn more)

The day San Francisco City Hall said “I do.”

20 minutes / 58 minutes, DVD. Home Use Only. DVD includes: both films, Del and Phyllis’ SECOND wedding ceremony, in 2008, after California legalized same-sex marriage; Interview with the Director; Interactive timeline of Del Martin’s activism and life; Closed Captioning.

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Homes & Hands

Homes & Hands: Community Land Trusts in Action (learn more)

Inspiring examples of communities that have successfully adopted this progressive model of pernamently affordable housing.

36 minutes, DVD.

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Deadly Deception

Deadly Deception: General Electric, Nuclear Weapons & Our Environment (learn more)

Academy-Award winning documentary about the company that falsely claims it “brings good things to life” and the grassroots movement that pressured it to change.

29 minutes, DVD.

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Wired for What?

Wired for What? (learn more)

The Pros and Cons of Computerizing Elementary Schools

57 minutes, DVD.

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Choosing Children

Choosing Children (learn more)

The groundbreaking documentary that helped make it possible for lesbians to create families.

46 minutes. DVD. Features include “The Back Story” – 20 minute directors’ interview on the making of the film, Spanish subtitles, closed captioned.

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Printed Materials

Straightlaced Curriculum Guide

NEW! Straightlaced Curriculum Guide

The new Straightlaced curriculum guide features valuable lesson plans, discussion starters, classroom activities and handouts for teachers to use in conjunction with the film, and comes with an interactive curriculum disk, complete with a PDF version of the printed guide, film clips that accompany the activities in the guide, and resources for youth and adults. 160 pp.

Receive a copy of the guide FREE with purchase of Straightlaced! DVD.

Buy the Guide Only, $25

Straightlaced Curriculum Guide

Straightlaced Curriculum Disk

This companion disc to the full length film includes a PDF version of the 165 page curriculum guide and excerpts from the original film edited to facilitate easy instruction of many of the activities recommended in the guide. Footage is culled from the full-length film to facilitate activities on:

• gender norms and advertising;

• intersectionality of race, culture, gender and sexuality;

• challenging the gender binary;

• becoming an ally to LGBTQ youth;

• Hot topics—sexual comments, girls kissing girls, the double standard, eating disorders and steroids, same sex dates at school functions, disrupting gender codes, making mistakes in identifying gender, physical contact among male friends, anti-gay violence.

Many schools order extra copies of this disc for faculty convenience.

Buy the Curriculum Disk Only, $25

Let's Get Real Curriculum Guide

Let’s Get Real Curriculum Guide

Extensive selection of pre- and post-viewing activities designed to engage youth discussing issues from the film. Contains a list of supplemental readings and resources for youth and adults. 138 pp.

Receive a copy of the guide FREE with purchase of Let’s Get Real DVD.

Buy the Guide Only, $25

That's a Family! Discussion and Teaching Guide

That’s a Family! Discussion and Teaching Guide

Extensive selection of pre- and post-viewing activities designed to engage children in discussing issues from the film. Contains a list of supplemental resources organized by grade and family type. Resources for teachers and parents also included. 60 pp.

Receive a copy of the guide FREE with purchase of That’s a Family! DVD.

Buy the Guide Only, $18.00

It’s Elementary Guide to community organizing, professional development and K-8 curriculum.

Designed to help individuals and organizations use the film for educational purposes. 136 pp.

Receive a copy of the guide FREE with purchase of It’s Elementary DVD.

Buy the Guide Only, $25.00