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Transfusion | Knocking Film Module

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This clip follows the Thomas family as they struggle to obtain a bloodless liver transplant for their son Seth. It examines the complexities of medical decision-making as family and physicians try to follow religious beliefs and save a young man’s life. Medical ethicists reflect on the Witness’s role in obtaining advancements in treatment that may benefit many people.

Seizing Their Stories | Me Facing Life: Cyntoia’s Story Film Module

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In this module, we hear Cyntoia analyze and reflect on her past sexual history and victimization as well as one step she recently took in prison in response to that past.

Seizing Their Stories: Rosa | Girls on the Wall Film Module

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In this module, viewers reexamine Rosa’s snapshot from "Rosa's Story: Portraits of Girls in the Criminal Justice System" with an eye to examples of her resiliency.

Rosa's Story: Portraits of Girls in the Criminal Justice System | Film Module

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This module takes a look at a teen girl currently under the supervision of the criminal justice system; she is serving a short sentence in an Illinois juvenile detention center. Viewers get snapshots of her childhood and family and some of the adversity she faced in her life.

Cyntoia Reflects: Role Models and Mentors | Me Facing Life: Cyntoia’s Story Film Module

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In this module, viewers examine the ways that individuals, even under difficult circumstances, can inspire others. We see a teen girl serving a life sentence who reflects on her choices.

War and the Rise of Women's Resistance in Liberia

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This video from Women War & Peace provides historical background for the war in Liberia. Leymah Gbowee and other women describe what life was like after Charles Taylor took power. Striving for peace, Gbowee and other women started the Christian Women's Peace Initiative. Soon, this expanded to include Muslim women as well. Putting their religious differences aside, these women banded together to fight for peace in their nation. First, they focused their efforts on leadership within their mosques and churches, hoping to influence Taylor and opposing warlords.

Cyntoia's Story: Portraits of Girls in the Criminal Justice System | Film Module

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This module takes a look at a teen girl currently under the supervision of the criminal justice system; she is serving a life sentence in an adult state prison in Tennessee. Viewers get snapshots of her childhood and family and some of the adversity she faced in her life.