Study Guide Genres Archives: Documentary

Brooklyn Castle

Brooklyn Castle follows five chess team members at a New York school, showing how chess helps transforms the school into one of the city’s best, but recession-driven budget cuts threaten to undermine the school’s championship chess team.

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Following five students and their families over the course of a school year, Bully offers an intimate and unflinching look into the often endangered lives of bullied kids, revealing a problem that transcends geographic, racial, ethnic and economic borders.

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5 Girls

Over the course of 2 years, 5 Girls follows 5 strong young women between the ages of 13 and 17, exploring the ways these girls discover the resources necessary to successfully navigate the rocky waters of adolescence.

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