4REAL School
Series Number: 52270
4REAL School is an educational resource that includes DVDs of the eight-part 4REAL documentary series and teaching guides. 4REAL School engages youth intellectually, compassionately and actively. It empowers students to think critically about global and local issues and ultimately aims to inspire them to make positive contributions to their communities.

Complete Series : K52270-001
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Complete Series : K52270-003
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Programs Included in the Series

 
 
City of God – Mos Def
In 4REAL City of God, host Sol Guy takes rap superstar and actor Mos Def to meet Brazilian hip hop heavyweight MV Bill. Born and raised in the infamous favela (slum), City of God, MV Bill uses his talent and influence to empower the children of Brazil's favelas. He has dedicated himself to documenting the lives of children caught in Brazil's brutal drug trafficking trade and he helped establish Central Única das Favelas (CUFA), a community organization that focuses on providing alternatives for children living in favelas. Includes Educational Guide. Themes explored in Guide: Poverty, Racism, Children's Rights, Youth Violence and the Drug Trade, Global Hip Hop as a Tool for Change.
Audience: Upper Elementary, Junior High, Senior High
Closed Captioning: No
P52270-010 Digital
Digital - $125.00 Buy It Now!
P52270-002 DVD
DVD - $89.00 Buy It Now!
 
Haiti - Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers
In 4REAL Haiti, host Sol Guy takes the bassist of Red Hot Chili Peppers (Flea) to meet rural health aide, Camseuze Moise, who provides medical care and health education to thousands of people in the hills of western Haiti. Sol and Flea join Camseuze as she travels to villages across the countryside, educating, empowering and saving lives. During his visit Flea gets right in on the action, weighing babies, mashing breadfruit and rocking a health fair with an amazing bass solo. Includes Educational Guide. Themes explored in Guide: Poverty, Global Inequality, Access to Health Care, and Community Leadership.
Audience: Upper Elementary, Junior High, Senior High
Closed Captioning: No
P52270-013 Digital
Digital - $125.00 Buy It Now!
P52270-005 DVD
DVD - $89.00 Buy It Now!
 
Kenya – K’naan
In 4REAL Kenya, host Sol Guy takes international hip hop star K'NAAN to Kibera, the largest "slum" in East Africa, to connect with local youth leader Salim Mohamed. Salim helped found Carolina for Kibera, an organization that focuses on community empowerment. Salim takes Sol and K'NAAN into the heart of Kibera, where he shows them Carolina for Kibera's medical clinic and the community development soccer program he coordinates for more than 4,000 youth. During the adventure, K'NAAN and Sol find beauty and dignity in the most unexpected place and they are forever changed by Salim's incredible spirit. Includes Educational Guide. Themes explored in Guide: The Power of Music to Create Change, the World Water Crisis, Quality of Life, and Community Leadership.
Audience: Upper Elementary, Junior High, Senior High
Closed Captioning: No
P52270-012 Digital
Digital - $125.00 Buy It Now!
P52270-004 DVD
DVD - $89.00 Buy It Now!
 
Liberia – M.I.A.
In 4REAL Liberia, host Sol Guy takes music artist M.I.A. to Liberia to meet child rights advocate Kimmie Weeks. Weeks is the founder of Youth Action International (YAI), an organization that helps alleviate the suffering of children affected by war and empowers them to reach their full potential. Kimmie's group provides educational opportunities and employment and is building some of the first playgrounds in post-war Liberia, among other projects. For Sol and M.I.A., their adventure takes them from jungle-gym painting to a visit with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to a dance party in a Monrovian neighbourhood. Includes Educational Guide. Themes explored in Guide: Messages through Music, Child Soldiers and Conflict Diamonds, Access to Education, International Aid, and Leadership.
Audience: Upper Elementary, Junior High, Senior High
Closed Captioning: No
P52270-011 Digital
Digital - $125.00 Buy It Now!
P52270-003 DVD
DVD - $89.00 Buy It Now!
 
Pawnee – Casey Affleck
In 4REAL Pawnee, host Sol Guy takes actor Casey Affleck to the Pawnee Nation reservation in Oklahoma to meet Native leader Crystal Echo Hawk and her NVision crew. NVision, a collective of Native men and women, uses hip hop, popular culture, visual and performing arts to create a dialogue with youth about ways to realize their vision for leadership and success. Sol and Casey witness the challenges of reservation life and are inspired by the overall resilience of the Pawnee community. Includes Educational Guide. Themes explored in Guide: Colonization, Residential Schools, Aboriginal Stereotypes, Respect for Elders, Media Arts for Empowerment and Social Change.
Audience: Upper Elementary, Junior High, Senior High
Closed Captioning: No
P52270-015 Digital
Digital - $125.00 Buy It Now!
P52270-007 DVD
DVD - $89.00 Buy It Now!
 
Peru – Cameron Diaz
In 4REAL Peru, host Sol Guy and actress Cameron Diaz trek high into the Andes Mountains of Peru where young medicine man, Puma Singona, of the Quechua people, is keeping his people's ancient traditions and wisdom alive. As a young person, Puma sits on a council of elders, runs a youth cultural group and is recognized worldwide for his healing work. Sol and Cameron join Puma to participate in cultural ceremonies, to learn about Quechua traditions and to share a passion for protecting and respecting the environment. Includes Educational Guide. Themes explored in Guide: Colonization, Cultural Traditions, Gratitude, Media and its Role in Social Change, and Environmental Stewardship.
Audience: Upper Elementary, Junior High, Senior High
Closed Captioning: No
P52270-014 Digital
Digital - $125.00 Buy It Now!
P52270-006 DVD
DVD - $89.00 Buy It Now!
 
Vancouver – Eva Mendes
In 4REAL Vancouver, host Sol Guy brings actress Eva Mendes to his hometown to connect with community advocate Liz Evans and her organization, the Portland Hotel Society (PHS). Liz and her staff are on the frontlines of lending dignity and stability to the lives of the people living in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, a neighbourhood rife with homelessness, addiction and disease. By spending time with individuals at PHS, both Eva and Sol begin to understand and develop compassion for the people living in what is known as Canada's "poorest postal code." Includes Educational Guide. Themes explored in Guide: Substance Misuse, Stereotypes, Homelessness, Poverty and Active Citizenship.
Audience: Upper Elementary, Junior High, Senior High
Closed Captioning: No
P52270-016 Digital
Digital - $125.00 Buy It Now!
P52270-008 DVD
DVD - $89.00 Buy It Now!
 
Yawanawa – Joaquin Phoenix
In 4REAL Yawanawan host Sol Guy takes Academy Award-nominated actor Joaquin Phoenix into the heart of the Amazon Rainforest to meet Indigenous leaders Chief Tashka and Laura Yawanawa. Tashka and Laura's fight for their land, focus on their economy and commitment to traditions have empowered the Yawanawa and brought them back from the brink of cultural extinction. Sol and Joaquin journey on single-engine planes and tiny boats deep into the Brazilian Amazon where they learn about the importance of the rainforest, and traditions and history of the vibrant Yawanawa community. Includes Educational Guide. Themes explored in Guide: Cultural Diversity, Deforestation, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Leadership.
Audience: Upper Elementary, Junior High, Senior High
Closed Captioning: No
P52270-009 Digital
Digital - $125.00 Buy It Now!
P52270-001 DVD
DVD - $89.00 Buy It Now!
 
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