Coming Up Next 

    First Lady Michelle Obama hugs a student following a lesson plan about girls' leadership and self-esteem in support of the Let Girls Learn initiative, at the Peace Corps Training Center in Kakata, Liberia, June 27, 2016. (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon)

    CNN Films: We Will Rise

    Join First Lady Michelle Obama, Meryl Streep, Freida Pinto, and CNN's Isha Sesay on a journey to Morocco and Liberia, where you'll meet young women overcoming incredible odds to change their lives. Premieres on CNN US Wednesday, Oct. 12, at 9 p.m. ET.

Previous CNN Films 

  • Unraveling the myth

    Bold. Brutal. Brilliant. CNN unravels the larger-than-life myth behind Steve Jobs.
  • The Hunting Ground

    The feature documentary about sexual assault on American college campuses -- the failure of universities to address the problem, and the rise of a new student movement. Original song "Til It Happens To You" by Lady Gaga nominated for an Oscar.
  • CNN Films Presents "Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me"

    Glen Campbell ... I'll Be Me

    A beautiful, funny, inspiring film about music superstar Glen Campbell's struggle with Alzheimer's disease before and throughout his sold-out "Goodbye Tour."
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    Fresh Dressed

    The influence of fashion in hip-hop culture. Featuring Kanye West, Pharrell Williams, Sean "Puffy" Combs, Nas, Pusha T and many others.
  • Lady Valor: The Kristin Beck Story

    Despite 20 years as a U.S. Navy SEAL, Kristin Beck says her struggle for acceptance as a transgender American represents her most difficult mission.
  • Life Itself

    When Roger Ebert died in 2013 after battling cancer, he was arguably the world's most famous film critic. "Life Itself" is a revealing documentary based on Ebert's memoir.
  • Dinosaur 13

    CNN Films' "Dinosaur 13" documents the discovery of the most complete Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil ever found -- and the incredible legal battle to determine who owned it.
  • Ivory Tower

    "Ivory Tower" questions the cost, value and methods of America's higher education system. The documentary explores a potential crisis that could touch an entire generation of young Americans.
  • Whitey: US v. James J. Bulger

    "Whitey: US v. James J. Bulger" details the capture and conviction of the notorious Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger.