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Video Project

Founded in 1983, the mission of the Video Project is to provide the best media programming available on critical social and global issues to classrooms and communities to help advance awareness and encourage action on the most important concerns of our times. The Video Project collection features programs for all ages from over 200 independent filmmakers, including Oscar and Emmy winners, as well as films that aired on Showtime, HBO and PBS. Video Project's films are regularly honored with top festival awards and with critical praise from major review publications.

Still image from: Autism Goes to College
1 hours 2 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Black Boys
1 hours 30 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Images depict different mass extinction threats to Earth's plants and animals, such as invasive species, pollution, and global warming. Text on image reads, "The direct drivers."
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Global map of coral reef acidification. Yellow, orange, and red currents swirl across the globe. Map title reads, "Coral reefs and aragonite saturation. 499." A color scale reads from yellow to blue, "3.3, limit for carbonate coral reefs."
Climate Change and Coral Reefs
Episode 3
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of a coral reef with different shapes, colors, and sizes of coral. A school of bright blue fish swims over the coral towards dark blue waters in the background.
Climate Change and Coral Reefs
Episode 2
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of 2 yellow and black striped fish and a blue tailed fish swimming through ocean coral of varying sizes and shapes.
Climate Change and Coral Reefs
Episode 1
Grade Level: 7 - 12
View below and in front of a sea turtle gliding through the blue ocean. His eyes look up and his flippers are pointed down taking strokes as his legs and tail extend behind him.
Climate Change and Coral Reefs
Episode 4
5 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two people in hiking gear standing next to a sign showing destinations and distance. Caption: It says we're 32.1 miles from anywhere.
55 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Cartoon of man speaking on corded telephone with index finger of other hand pointing up. Caption. Let's raise and fix our prices.
27 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 10
Still image from: Flat Town
25 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Closeup of glass containers of water with visible particulate matter. One is labeled 1/18/16. Caption: "This is safe." That's what they told us.
24 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Round metal object underwater. Caption: is that water creates a shield for radiation.
57 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
A large landfill. Caption: Dylan, Landfills have become huge mountains of trash.
Kids Can Save the Planet
Episode 2
35 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A brokenplastic container is found on the shores. Caption: Broken pieces are becoming part of the beach.
Kids Can Save the Planet
Episode 1
19 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A flooded neighborhood. Caption: living here, in the future's past.
1 hours 23 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Crowd of people looking in 1 direction with distressed expressions on their faces.
1 hours 22 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Extremely busy city street full of vehicles and people. Caption: But the problem goes beyond these numbers.
44 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Still image from: The Nature Makers
1 hours 8 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white photo of 3 nurses looking at a girl in a hospital bed with suspended right leg in foot to knee cast. Caption. Environment, and circumstance.
53 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Still image from: Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools
1 hours 18 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -