Psychology


New! The More We Evolve, the Less We Need God: A Debate 90 min.

Does God have a place in 21st-century human affairs? For many, the answer is yes. Belief in a higher power is the foundation of human consciousness, they argue, and helps drive social, political, and scientific progress. Further, some claim, humans require faith to lead moral lives and are genetically predisposed to embrace religion. Others are far more skeptical. No evidence of God exists, they a...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Swipe Left: Dating Apps Have Killed Romance: A Debate 105 min.

Every day, more and more people are turning to dating apps to find love. More than 49 million Americans—almost one out of six—have given digital dating a try. But are dating apps really designed to promote long-lasting romance? Apps like Tinder and Bumble make finding a date as easy as swiping right, while digital platforms like Match.com and OkCupid use specialized algorithms to help users find t...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Are You What Your Mother Ate? The Agouti Mouse Study 15 min.

Jirtle and Waterland’s Agouti Mouse research has been called one of the most important study’s of the 21st century. It is hugely significant for our understanding of both the epigenetic mechanisms that change gene expression and the relationship between Nature and Nurture in psychology and sociology. The film combines original interview and laboratory footage of Professor Jirtle to both tell the s...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! War Dog: A Soldier's Best Friend 69 min.

From executive producer Channing Tatum and director Deborah Scranton (The War Tapes) comes a deeply personal documentary that highlights the intimate relationship between veterans and their K9 companions, both during combat and as they readjust to civilian life. Focusing on three courageous dogs (Layka, Mika and Pepper) and the soldiers who served by their side in the most elite forces in the mili...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Can You Fix a Brain Like Mine 47 min.

Part journey of personal discovery, part journey into the future of neuroscience, this program meets the revolutionaries, mavericks and ground-breaking scientists operating at the far-flung frontiers of human knowledge into our brain’s functions and capacity and asks the question, if we can we make ourselves faster, smarter, better…is it right to do so? If our brain embodies who we are then who do...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

The Unconscious: Freud and Lacan 31 min.

This film first presents Freud's major ideas about the unconscious mind before showing some of the most common criticisms of such. The film then considers Lacan's modifications to Freudian theory and demonstrates how he thus solves some key problems with the original concepts, most particularly the Oedipus complex.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

The Play Within: An LGBTQ Documentary 52 min.

This film presents the premiere of the stage adaption of the award winning film, The Play Within, an emotional and issue-focused fictional drama based on the lives of two real people—Matthew Shepard and Tyler Clementi—and their tragic, untimely deaths. After the play, an audience talkback allows for an exploration of this experience. This is followed by a wide-ranging discussion by psychiatrists,...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

The Adult World 51 min.

Children from a choir in Liverpool, a debating club in Bradford and a boxing club in Hackney explore what they think of adults and what would be different if kids ruled the world. Eleven-year-old Salim wants to ban all bookies so adults can't gamble their life away, 10-year-old Sahar comes face to face with rising Islamophobia while wearing her hijab, and tensions flare in Liverpool as Jade tells...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Belief 59 min.

Children from a pony club in Berkshire, a choir in Liverpool and a boxing club in Hackney explore belief—in themselves and the world around them. Eleven-year-old Dilan channels his Sikh faith before stepping into the ring for the very first time, Rex's country ideals are rocked by the savagery of a fox, and Sophie believes that the tooth fairy must eat a tooth to poo out a coin.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Fear and Danger 51 min.

Children from a drama class in Gloucester, a choir in Liverpool and a school on the Isle of Mull explore how they see fear and danger. Nine-year-old Eoin is anxious about the reaction to using a wheelchair to help his dwarfism, Jade takes her first independent steps from her Liverpool estate, and 6-year-old Bruce fears his own imagination, which teleports him from Mull to exotic adventures.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017