TV Shows and Movies
This page houses a number of watch lists from various sources that each emphasize marginalized perspectives. There are also a few articles about the changing landscape of media. This list is far from comprehensive, and we encourage you to make any media or watch list suggestions. To do so, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 7 Films with Real LGBTQ+ Disabled Characters
- 11 Films that Highlight and Reflect Asian Experiences
- 15 Latinx Movies About Our History and Culture
- 15 Movies Staring Latinxs
- 24 Essential Works of Black Cinema
- 35 LGBTQ Movies
- African American History on Video
- 13th - Netflix
Filmmaker Ava DuVernay explores the history of racial inequality in the United States, focusing on the fact that the nation's prisons are disproportionately filled with African-Americans.
- Warrior Women (2018)
A Documentary which details the life of Lakota activist and community organizer Madonna Thunder Hawk, whose career fighting for Indigenous and women's rights has now spanned over 50 years.
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- When They See Us - Netflix
In 1989 a jogger was assaulted and raped in New York's Central Park, and five young people were subsequently charged with the crime. The quintet, labeled the Central Park Five, maintained its innocence and spent years fighting the convictions, hoping to be exonerated. This limited series spans a quarter of a century, from when the teens are first questioned about the incident in the spring of 1989, going through their exoneration in 2002 and ultimately the settlement reached with the city of New York in 2014.
Multiple Media Formats
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- 12 Movies and TV Shows Where Asians are the Hero
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- 14 Films and TV Shows with Disabled Actors Cast to Play Disabled Roles
- TV Shows and Movies with Arab American Representation
- Black Representation on TV
- Disability Representation Onscreen is Increasing, but Still Falls Short
- GLAAD's Where We Are on TV '21-22
- Latinos Continue to be Invisible in Hollywood and the Media
- Native Filmmakers are Changing the Narrative
- The Rise of Indigenous Films and TV Shows
- What's Happening with the Gender Disparity in Hollywood?
- Why Asian American Representation in Media is a Social Justice Issue