This semester is U.S. History, so it would be fun to build a film list that I can share with the students to help in their studies. Any favorites of yours will go directly on the list!The Best Years of our Lives
(1946) - Documents the trials and tribulations of three different soldiers re-adjusting to civilian life after fighting in WWII.The Missiles of October
(1974) - Recounts the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, giving the perspective from both the US and Russian sides.All the President's Men
(1976) - The Watergate Scandal.To Kill a Mockingbird
(1962) - Though it's based on a novel of fiction, it explores the inhumanity of the Jim Crow south of the 20th century.Something the Lord Made
(2004) - HBO film which recounted the amazing achievements of a man (Vivien Thomas) with no formal medical training, but who figured out two medical solutions that has saved the lives of millions. Unfortunately, others got the credit, because he was black.