Notable Films for Adults

About the Notable Films for Adults
Notable Films for Adults is a list of 15 outstanding programs released on video within the past two years and suitable for all libraries serving adults.

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2022 Winner(s)


(2020, dir. Elizabeth Lo) 73 minutes. Magnolia Pictures. DVD. Available from various distributors. CC. Provides a quiet commentary on human society through the eyes of three stray dogs as they separately wander the streets of Istanbul. Their journeys merge as they bond with a group of young Syrian migrants whose experiences mirror their own.

Street Gang: How We Got To Sesame Street

(2021, dir. Marilyn Agrelo) 107 minutes. HBO Documentary Films. DVD. CC. SDH. Available from various distributors. This documentary takes a nostalgic look at the beloved children’s educational program Sesame Street. Street Gang explores the innovative creation of a children’s television show that would portray inner city life, while educating and entertaining children like never before. The film chronicles Sesame Street’s popularity and legacy.