More than 60 years ago, the United Nations General Assembly declared December 10 as Human Rights Day. POV documentaries are a powerful way to start dialogue and raise awareness around today’s human rights issues. Browse our Free Lending Library by title or topic to bring POV documentaries to your classroom or community. Teachers, visit our Educators page for standards-aligned lesson plans and free streaming clips.
Take a look at these recommended titles for Human Rights Day, ranging in topic from solitary confinement, to freedom of the press, to the global modeling industry and more: Enemies of the People, Girl Model, Granito: How to Nail a Dictator, Herman’s House, High Tech, Low Life, If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front, and Reportero.