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Movies about Social Issues

“Social cinema” refers to a series of trends that developed especially in Europe in the 60s, which aimed to penetrate the community's political fabric. In spite of their significance, these productions do not match those of other films from the early 20th century until today, in terms of the narration and the ability to condition social changes throughout the world.
This section features dozens of topics (each with corresponding lists of films), thematically organised and all linked to the complexities of the world and society, from civil rights, economy, racism to crime.

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1931

Platinum Blonde

Platinum Blonde

  • 7,0

Classes and Social Conflicts

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1931

Waterloo Bridge

Waterloo Bridge

  • 7,7

Prostitution

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1931

Sporting Blood

Sporting Blood

  • 6,0

Organised Crime, Mob and Mafia

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1931

Smart Money

Smart Money

  • 7,5

Gambling

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1931

City Lights

City Lights

  • 8,0

Poverty, Urban Blight, Homelessness

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1930

L'Age d'Or

L'âge d'or

  • 7,0

Bourgeoisie – Middle Class

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1930

Borderline

Borderline

  • 6,0

Racism against Black People

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1930

Anna Christie

Anna Christie

  • 7,0

Prostitution

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1929

Woman in the Moon

Frau im Mond

  • 7,3

Sexism, Feminism and Female Emancipation

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1929

Arsenal

Арсенал

  • 7,3

Communism and Socialism

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1928

Sex in Chains

Geschlecht in Fesseln

  • 7,0

Prison and Detention

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1928

The Docks of New York

The Docks of New York

  • 7,3

Prostitution

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1928

Tempest

Tempest

  • 7,0

Military Life

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1928

Street Angel

Street Angel

  • 7,3

Prostitution

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1928

Four Sons

Four Sons

  • 7,0

Migration to USA

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1928

October (Ten Days that Shook the World)

Oktyabr

  • 7,3

Communism and Socialism

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1928

The Circus

The Circus

  • 8,0

Unemployment and Casual Work

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1927

The End of St. Petersburg

Конец Санкт-Петербурга

  • 7,5

Urbanization and Internal Migration

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1927

Uncle Tom's Cabin

Uncle Tom's Cabin

  • 7,0

Racism against Black People

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1927

College

College

  • 7,0

College Life

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1927

The Forty-First

Сорок первый

  • 7,0

Communism and Socialism

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1927

Metropolis

Metropolis

  • 8,0

Working Class

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1926

Secrets of a Soul

Geheimnisse einer Seele

  • 7,0

Domestic Violence

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1926

Battleship Potemkin

Броненосец Потёмкин

  • 7,5

Communism and Socialism

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1925

The Freshman

The Freshman

  • 7,3

College Life

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1925

Strike

Стачка

  • 7,3

Communism and Socialism

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1925

Greed

Greed

  • 8,0

Violence against Women

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1924

Messalina

Messalina

  • 6,0

Biographies – Politics

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1923

The Ten Commandments

The Ten Commandments

  • 7,0

Slavery

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1922

Love One Another

Die Gezeichneten

  • 7,0

Anti-Semitism

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1921

The Kid

The Kid

  • 8,0

Poverty, Urban Blight, Homelessness

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1920

The Golem: How He Came into the World

Der Golem, wie er in die Welt kam

  • 7,3

Anti-Semitism

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1919

Madame DuBarry

Madame DuBarry

  • 6,5

Aristocracy

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1919

Broken Blossoms

Broken Blossoms

  • 7,3

Migration from China

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1917

Cleopatra

Cleopatra

  • 6,0

Biographies – Politics

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1916

Madame Tallien

Madame Tallien

  • -

Aristocracy

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1915

The Birth of a Nation

The Birth of a Nation

  • 7,0

Racism against Black People

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1913

Germinal; or, The Toll of Labor

Germinal

  • 7,0

Strikes and Unions

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