May 7th

The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper, magazine, and online journalism, literature, and musical composition within the United States. The following movies were based on or loosely adapted from Pulitzer Prize-winning novels.

All The King’s Men

(U.S./1913 – 1941, Politics & Louisiana; Literature/U.S.; SEL Ambition; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Fairness) [13+]

The Crucible

The Best of TWM

(U.S./1629 – 1750, 1945-1991 & Massachusetts; Drama/U.S.; SEL: Justice; Marriage; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Fairness) (Two versions, one in French with English Subtitles) [12+]

The Grapes of Wrath

The Best of TWM

(U.S./1929 – 1941; Oklahoma & California; Literature/U.S.; SEL: Families in Crisis; Female Role Model; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Fairness) [12+]

The Old Man and the Sea

(Literature/U.S.; SEL: Friendship; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Caring) [12+]

Roots Vol. I

(U.S./1629 – 1750 & Diversity; World/Africa; SEL: Coming of Age; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility) [12+]

Roots Vol. II

(U.S./1629 – 1750 & Diversity; SEL: Surviving; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [12+]

Roots Vol. III

(U.S. 1750 – 1812 & Diversity; SEL: Surviving; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [12+]

Roots Vol. IV

(U.S./1812 – 1860 & Diversity; SEL: Rebellion; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [12+]

Roots Vol. V

(U.S./1812 – 1860 & Diversity; SEL: Father/Son; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [12+]

Roots Vol. VI

(U.S./1865 – 1913 & Diversity; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [12+]

South Pacific

(Drama/Musicals; U.S./1941 – 1945 & Diversity; SEL: Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect; Citizenship) [10+ ]

The Yearling

(U.S./1865 – 1913 & Florida; Literature/U.S.; SEL: Male Role Model; Coming of Age; Running Away; Father/Son; Mother/Son; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [8 – 12]