The MEF Premium Collection

This collection consists of most of the films in the MEF catalog. The films in our collection encourage critical thinking about the social, political, and cultural impact of American mass media. With a special focus on representations of gender and race, and the effect these representations have on identity and culture, MEF films are especially well-suited for use in Women’s Studies, Sociology, Race Studies,Communication, Anthropology, Education, and Psychology courses. We offer 1 or 3 year hosted streaming subscriptions to this collection.

Includes the following titles:

#ReGENERATION: The Politics of Apathy & Activism
A Burning Question: Propaganda & the Denial of Climate Change
Abe Osheroff: One Foot in the Grave, the Other Still Dancing
Advertising at the Edge of the Apocalypse
Advertising & the End of the World
Agrofuels: Starving People, Fueling Greed
American Autumn: An OccuDoc [Full Length & Abridged Versions]
Ammo for the Info Warrior
Ammo for the Info Warrior 2
Arna’s Children: How Children of a Palestinian Theatre Group Got Involved in the Intifada
Asking For It: The Ethics & Erotics of Sexual Consent
Beauty Mark: Body Image & the Race for Perfection
Behind the Screens: Hollywood Goes Hypercommercial
Behind the Shield: The Power and Politics of the NFL
bell hooks: Cultural Criticism & Transformation
Beyond Good & Evil: Children, Media & Violent Times
Beyond the Frame: Alternative Perspectives on the War on Terrorism
Beyond the Straight and Narrow: Queer & Trans Television in the Age of Streaming
Big Bucks, Big Pharma: Marketing Disease & Pushing Drugs
Blind Spot: Peak Oil & the Coming Global Crisis
Blood & Oil
Boys to Men?
Brand New You: Makeover Television and the American Dream
Breaking Our Silence: Gloucester Men Speak Out Against Domestic Abuse
Broken Trust: Athlete Abuse Exposed
The Burden
Capitalism Hits the Fan: Richard Wolff on the Economic Meltdown
Captive Audience: Advertising Invades the Classroom
Class Dismissed: How Television Frames the Working Class
Constructing the Terrorist Threat: Islamophobia, The Media & The War on Terror
Constructing Public Opinion: How Politicians & the Media Misrepresent the Public
Consumerism & the Limits to Imagination
Consuming Kids: The Commercialization of Childhood
Culture, Politics & Pedagogy: A Conversation with Henry Giroux
Deadly Persuasion: The Advertising of Alcohol & Tobacco
Default: The Student Loan Documentary
Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend
Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism is Turning the Internet Against Democracy
Dreamworlds 3: Desire, Sex & Power in Music Video [Full Length & Abridged Versions]
Dysfunctional Societies: How Equality Makes Societies Stronger
Education, Inc.
Edward Said: On Orientalism
Edward Said: The Myth of ‘The Clash of Civilizations’
Feeding Frenzy: The Food Industry, Marketing & the Creation of a Health Crisis
Five Friends
Flirting With Danger: Power & Choice in Heterosexual Relationships
Framing An Execution: The Media & Mumia Abu-Jamal
Freedom of Expression: Resistance & Repression in the Age of Intellectual Property
Further Off the Straight & Narrow: New Gay Visibility on Television, 1998-2006
Game Over: Gender, Race & Violence in Video Games
Generation M: Misogyny in Media & Culture
Girls: Moving Beyond Myth
The Great White Hoax: Donald Trump & the Politics of Race & Class in America
Gun Show
Guyland: Where Boys Become Men
Healing From Hate: Battle for the Soul of a Nation
Hijacking Catastrophe: 9/11, Fear & the Selling of American Empire
Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes [Full-Length & Abridged Versions]
Howard Zinn’s Emma
How Racism Harms White Americans: A Lecture by John H. Bracey, Jr.
How to Start a Revolution: The Blueprint for Change that is Rocking the World
I Am A Man: Black Masculinity in America
In Debt We Trust: America Before the Bubble Bursts
Independent Media in a Time of War
It Takes A Team!: Making Sports Safe for LGBT Athletes & Coaches
Joystick Warriors: Video Games, Violence & the Culture of Militarism
Just Do It: A Tale of Modern-Day Outlaws
Killing Us Softly 4: Advertising’s Image of Women [includes some previous versions]
Latinos Beyond Reel: Challenging a Media Stereotype
Life in Occupied Palestine: Eyewitness Stories & Photos
Live From Bethlehem
The Man Card: White Male Identity Politics From Nixon to Trump
Many Ways to See the World
Mic Check: Documentary Shorts from the Occupy Movement
Michael Kimmel: On Gender
Mickey Mouse Monopoly: Disney, Childhood, & Corporate Power
Militainment, Inc.: Militarism & Pop Culture
Money for Nothing: Behind the Business of Pop Music
More Than A Word
No Logo: Brands, Globalization & Resistance
Not Just A Game: Power, Politics & American Sports
Occupation 101: Voices of the Silenced Majority
Off the Straight & Narrow: Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals & Television (1967-1998)
Over 18
Pack of Lies: The Advertising of Tobacco
Peace, Propaganda & the Promised Land: U.S. Media & the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Personally Speaking: An In-depth Conversation with Stuart Hall
Peter Elbow: On Writing
Playing Unfair: The Media Image of the Female Athlete
Plunder: The Crime of Our Time
Pornland: How the Porn Industry has Hijacked Our Sexuality
Pornography’s Global Impact: A Case Study in Asia
Pride Denied: Homonationalism & the Future of Queer Politics
Protection: Masculinity and Condom Use in Sub-Saharan Africa
Race, Power & American Sports: A Conversation with Dave Zirin
Rape Myths on Trial: Naming the Unnamed Conspirator
Recovering Bodies: Overcoming Eating Disorders
Red Light Green Light
Red Moon: Menstruation, Culture & the Politics of Gender
Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People
Refuge: A Film About Darfur
Remote Control: Children, Media Consumption, & the Changing American Family
Returning Fire: Interventions in Video Game Culture
Requiem for the American Dream
Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls
Robert Scheer: Above the Fold
Rich Media, Poor Democracy
Sext Up KIDS: How Children Are Becoming Hypersexualized
Shop ‘Til You Drop: The Crisis of Consumerism
Slim Hopes: Advertising & the Obsession with Thinness
Soul Food Junkies: A Film about Family, Food & Tradition
Speak Up!: Improving the Lives of GLBT Youth
Speaking with the Dead: Bill Schwarz on Preparing Stuart Hall’s Posthumous Memoir
Spin the Bottle: Sex, Lies & Alcohol
Spitting Game: The College Hookup Culture [Full Length & Orientation Versions)
Stuart Hall: Race, the Floating Signifier
Stuart Hall: Representation & the Media
Stuart Hall: The Origins of Cultural Studies
Stuart Hall: Through the Prism of an Intellectual Life
Teen Sexuality in a Culture of Confusion
Television Event
Theaters of War: How the Pentagon and CIA Took Hollywood
The Billionaires’ Tea Party: How Corporate America is Faking a Grassroots Revolution
The Bro Code: How Contemporary Culture Creates Sexist Men
The Bystander Moment: Transforming Rape Culture at Its Roots
The Codes of Gender: Identity & Performance in Pop Culture
The Crisis of the Cultural Environment
The Date Rape Backlash: Media & the Denial of Rape
The Diamond Empire
The Divide
The Draft
The Electronic Storyteller: TV & the Cultivation of Values
The Empathy Gap: Masculinity and the Courage to Change
The Gloucester 18: The Realities of Teen Pregnancy
The Hollywood Librarian
The Illusionists: A Film About the Globalization of Beauty
The Killing Screens: Media & the Culture of Violence
The Last Interview: Stuart Hall on the Politics of Cultural Studies
The Line
The Mean World Syndrome: Media Violence & the Cultivation of Fear
The Myth of the Liberal Media: The Propaganda Model of News
The New Economics 101: True Wealth in the New Economy
The New Great Game: The Decline of the West & the Struggle for Middle Eastern Oil
The Next American Revolution: Beyond Corporate Capitalism & State Socialism
The Occupation of the American Mind
The Overspent American: Why We Want What We Don’t Need
The Price of Pleasure: Pornography, Sexuality & Relationships [Edited Version]
The Purity Myth: The Virginity Movement’s War Against Women
The Race for What’s Left: The Global Scramble for the World’s Last Resources
The Souls of Black Girls
The War Around Us
This Land Is Our Land: The Fight to Reclaim the Commons
Through the Crosshairs: Reading the Weaponized Gaze
Tim Wise: On White Privilege
Tomorrow’s Children
Tough Guise 2: Violence, Manhood & American Culture
Tough Guise: Violence, Media & the Crisis in Masculinity [Full Length & Abridged Versions]
Toxic Sludge Is Good For You: The Public Relations Industry Unspun
TV Family: Behind the Scenes of the First Reality Television Program
Understanding Hookup Culture: What’s Really Happening on College Campuses
War Made Easy: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death
War Zone
What A Girl Wants
White Like Me: Race, Racism & White Privilege in America
Wrestling With Manhood: Boys, Bullying & Battering
Writing About Media
You Throw Like a Girl: The Blind Spot of Masculinity

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