Video Guides

In-depth Teachers' Video Guides, excellent tools for lesson planning, explore each film from beginning to end. Video guides pay particular attention to each scene in a given film, providing insightful questions throughout and post-viewing activities, both written and oral.

To see selected film descriptions and trailers, go to our Film Corner.

Video guides are available for the following films:

Popular Films

The Color of Friendship (G) 2000

Crash (R) 2005

A Family Thing (PG-13) 1996

Far from Heaven (PG-13) 2002

Finding Forrester (PG-13) 2000

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (PG) 1967

Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years (PG) 1999

Ice Age (PG) 2002

Longtime Companion (R) 1990

Maid in Manhattan (PG-13) 2002

Mississippi Burning (R) 1988

Mona Lisa Smile (PG-13) 2003

Monsters, Inc. (G) 2001

My Big Fat Greek Wedding (PG) 2002

Pocahontas (G) 1995

Remember the Titans (PG) 2000

Save the Last Dance (PG-13) 2001

Shrek (PG) 2001

Snow Falling on Cedars (PG-13) 1999

Star Trek: "Let That Be Your Last Battlefield" (TV - NR) 1969

The Virgin Suicides (R) 2000

Whitewash (NR) 1995


The American Experience: "America and the Holocaust" (TV - NR) 1994

Hollywood on Trial (NR) 1976

The Public Mind: "The Truth About Lies: Images and Reality in America" (TV - NR) 1989

These guides are available for $5 each. Order form (requires Adobe Reader)