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Albert Camus: The Madness Of Sincerity
Recommended: Educational Media Reviews Online This is the story of one of the greatest French authors of the 20th century. A writer who, in a world wary of ideology, finally achieved the position he was due and the respect of those who prefer justice and truth to dogma and extremism. In conjunction with Olivier Todd, Read More...



America's Secret D-Day Disaster
How did a rehearsal for a D-Day invasion of Utah Beach in Normandy result in the death of a thousand Allied soldiers? 'Exercise Tiger' was the Allies' worst training disaster during World War II - hushed up until 1984. Eyewitness accounts, top-secret documents, film archives and findings from underwater excavations Read More...



Ancient Astronomers Of Timbuktu, The
Guided by astrophysicist Dr. Thebe Medupe, a group of modern scientists engage in the first exploration of the scientific contents of the great manuscript archives of Timbuktu. As the ancient papers are in grave danger of being destroyed by the ravages of time, the team races against the clock to unlock the mysteries of this in Read More...



Ancient Civilizations Uncovered Series
While civilization covers the entire globe today, there was a time when it rose as isolated islets in a vast sea of barbarism. That is why the few cultures that were able to accomplish this feat have been the objects of scholarly scrutiny for generations. In Ancient Civilizations Uncovered we explore five ancient civilizations Read More...



At Frida Kahlo's
"The Blue House" located in Mexico City, is the home where Frida Kahlo was born (1907) and would die (1954). She is surrounded not only by painter Diego Rivera, but also by Leon Trotsky, André Breton, Sergei Eisenstein, Pablo Neruda, Waldo Frank, Pablo Picasso, Marcel Duchamp, Vassily Kandinsky, etc. As M Read More...



Babylon Unveiled Series
We visit the ruins of Babylon in Iraq for the first time since the Iraq War in order to see the size and scope of this ancient marvel. Based on precise archeological data, the city’s legendary characters and buildings are brought to life using the latest in 3D motion capture technology. Through insights from the wor Read More...



Beneath The Blindfold: Living A Tortured Life
Recommended: Booklist, Video Librarian, Educational Media Reviews Online With a gentle yet insistent voice, Beneath the Blindfold tells the stories of four torture survivors from around the globe who are now among the more than 500,000 survivors who live in the U.S. It is the first documentary to fully look at the lif Read More...



Blue Danube, The: A Waltz Story
Traditionally played each year at the world famous New Year's Concerts in Vienna, this is the story of one of the most popular pieces of classical music. The Blue Danube is in itself the expression of the universe of the waltz. None other than The Blue Danube can embody the essence of the waltz so eloquently and p Read More...



California Forever: The Story Of California State Parks
By Oscar nominated David Vassar California Forever highlights the priceless legacy of California's state parks, the spark for the national park system and the American conservation movement, as well the importance of their preservation and protection. Stunning cinematography, compelling characters, rare archival Read More...



Climate Skeptics: The Climate War
For some years climate skeptics have been questioning the reality of global warming. These movements are financed by large industrial groups who significantly contribute to greenhouse gas emissions and who have set up scientific research teams, think-tanks and lobbying groups to defend their theories. How do a few researchers Read More...



Come Wild With Us Series
Take a fast-paced adventure to fascinating places in and around South Africa’s national parks. In the fun-packed episodes, you will see places and meet people that you would never even dream existed. The series unravels the mysteries of the natural world and imparts a sense of wonder and respect for Nature in young people Read More...



Comfort & Support Collection
Recommended: Video Librarian, Booklist See individual titles for online previews. Regular List Price:&nbs Read More...



Complete Guide To George Eliotís Daniel Deronda Series, The
Led by Harvard Professor Ruth Wisse, Comparative Literature In eight definitive lectures, Harvard Professor Ruth Wisse explores the greatest novel of Jewish nationalism, guiding you through the drama, the romance, the politics, and the moral imagination of Daniel Deronda. Deronda is uniquely suited to our time because it Read More...



Confessions Of An Alien Abductee
A film about one of Britain's strangest phone helplines – Anomalous Mind Management Abductee Contactee Helpline, or AMMACH, the 411 for people who believe they have been victims of alien abduction. The film follows some of the 100 members who use the helpline, including Simon, a town councilor who believes that in add Read More...



Cuban Colonel, The Russian General & The Near Destruction Of The World
The Cuban Missile Crisis played out in the month of October 1962. Never before or since has the world been so close to destruction. Colonel Osvaldo Fernandez was one of the few Cubans who actually knew what was going on at the time. As a young liaison officer, his job was to follow the Soviet troops to the various s Read More...



Dallol Expedition: On The Frontiers Of Life
What do we really know about the origins of life? Located in Ethiopia, in one of the world’s hottest regions, is the volcanic site of Dallol. At 120 meters below sea level, it is one of the most astonishing areas on our planet. The area features toxic springs, fumaroles, geysers and highly acidic concretions. Life is virt Read More...



Defining Moments In US History Series
Obfuscated, and rarely punished, the lies of those in power often achieve their goal: to change the course of history. Who are the perpetrators of these falsehoods? Heads of state, politicians and military leaders, supported by their hierarchies. They have no qualms about lying to the radio, on television, to millions of Read More...



Discover China Series
A landmark documentary series unlocking the mysteries of the Middle Kingdom, past and present, by exploring its incredible natural and cultural diversity. Seven years in the making, this series gives a stunning, detailed perspective of China. Titles include: Suzhou Gardens These little pieces of heaven have resided in t Read More...



Extreme Lands Series
There are a handful of places in the world where temperatures and altitudes can reach extremes not seen anywhere else. These environments are starkly different – ranging from scorching deserts where the temperature can soar up to 145 degrees Fahrenheit, 63 Celsius, to icy fields where things freeze in the blink of an Read More...



Extreme Science Series
The craziest ideas come to life when engineers and athletes team up to create the breathtaking courses of extreme sport. This high octane and cutting edge series travels the world exploring the science, construction and execution of extreme sports events. An informative and entertaining look at the pioneers, each with t Read More...



Focus On Africa Series
All around the African continent a new conscience of independence and pride is growing with determination. This new Africa, aware of today’s difficulties and the problems of the past, faces up to the inherent oppositions to its development with the courage and assurance of a population resolutely focused on the future.Tit Read More...



Focus On Korea Series
Recommended: Library Journal This ongoing collection of independent documentaries provides a better understanding and insight into the Korea of today through an examination of the pressing societal issues of the day. Titles include: Crossing Three Borders: Risking your Life in the Diplomatic Game Guided by Pastor Peter Jung, Read More...



Fonko Series: Contemporary Africa Through Its Urban Music
...From the award-winning makers of "The Black Power Mixtape" (1967-1975) and "Concerning Violence”. Narrated by Neneh Cherry and Fela Kuti. This documentary series introduces some of the most outspoken and creative African artists of today, who take viewers on a ride into the depth of a continent in deep s Read More...



Forever Young: The Quest For Immortality
A film by multiple Gemini Award winner Geoff D'Eon Death is the ultimate insult to the scientific mind. While science, technology, and medicine have advanced in leaps and bounds during the past century, humans have still not cracked the most elemental challenge of all: how to overcome our mortality and live for hundr Read More...



Green Tree Ants: Friend Or Foe?
All over the tropics, local armies of 500,000 soldiers are on standby. They wage a control war on invasive insect species. From the treetops, they use chemical communication, skillfully engaging their opponents in battle, inflicting injury and injecting powerful poisons to conquer. They are the green tree ants. In their super-si Read More...



Heritage of Chinese Culture and Dance Series, The
Recommended: Video Librarian A film by Dr. Ming Chen, Professor of Theater, Kennesaw State University This series provides a rare glimpse into Chinese culture through the introduction of seven representative dance forms. It traces the historical and geographical roots of the dance traditio Read More...



House of Sharing: Conversations with Korean Comfort Women
Recommended: Library JournalDuring the Second World War, the Japanese Imperial Army abducted almost 200,000 young Korean women to torture and use as sex slaves. The few women who had the chance to return home, passed the end of their lives as pariahs of society. Eight of them, now in their eighties, keep on fighting fo Read More...



Inside The Founders Series: Studies In Business Leadership
Inside the Founders: Studies in Business Leadership presents a dozen case studies of highly successful enterprises. In each of the 7-12 minute case studies, the company founders will share their stories, philosophies, advice and inspiration, covering topics such as business planning, marketing, people management, sales, an Read More...



JFK's Women: A Danger To National Security?
John F. Kennedy – the President who risked his political career in return for sex. Using recently released FBI files and eyewitness accounts, this documentary reveals JFK's long string of affairs and lovers in the context of events at the time. The historical significance of his dalliances is heightened by the fact th Read More...



Karena & Kasey's Foreign Flavors Series
Crowned the youngest ever winners of MasterChef, self-taught cooking sensations, Karena and Kasey Bird, are taking on the world one plate at a time! In this exciting series, Kasey and Karena, who have barely traveled in their own country, let alone the rest of the world, embark on an epic 10-stop tour around the globe. Fr Read More...



Kingdom For The Dzanga Gorillas, A
Recommended: Booklist Awards: International Wildlife Film Festival, France - Award for the Knowledge and Relations between Man and Animal; Wildlife Asia Festival, Singapore - Best Conservation; News & Documentary Emmy Awards - Writing Deep in the equatorial heart of the remote Congo Basin lives a tiny co Read More...



Let's Talk About Drugs Series
Telly Awards- Silver WinnerThis series, designed for upper elementary-aged children, presents information on legal and illegal drugs in an easy to understand way. It delves into the impact of the use and abuse of these substances on the human body, individuals, and society.Titles include: Alcohol Viewers will learn about the use Read More...



Life In The Palace: Historic Asian Monarchies Series
This intriguing documentary series takes viewers back to a time not long ago when much of the world was ruled by powerful monarchies. The viewer witnesses the daily goings-on in the palaces of 17th century China, Korea, and Japan, retold by experts in the politics and social life of the day. Using original documents and ar Read More...



Live Art Series
What is a living sculpture? Can time be represented? What should be the lifespan of a work of art? Who can say do not touch the works? Can stealing an idea be justified? The Live Art documentary collection attempts to answer these questions by focusing on works referred to as « ephemeral ». These presentations Read More...



Lost Army, The: Condemned To Hide In Order To Exist
A film by LEE Li-Saho As the Pacific War ends with the capitulation of Japan in 1945, large territories occupied until then by the Japanese Imperial forces are liberated, among them Korea, Formosa (now Taiwan) and large parts of Southern China. The latter will see the emergence of a violent civil war between the Nationalists a Read More...



Magda Goebbels: The Life and Times of a Fanatic
In Adolf Hitler’s bunker in Berlin, bombarded day and night by the Russian army, an elegant woman of around 40 poisons her six children before committing suicide. Her name was Magda Goebbels, and she was the wife of the notorious and sinister propaganda minister, Joseph Goebbels, and the Third Reich’s true Read More...



Martin Buber: Itinerary Of A Humanist
Recommended: Educational Media Reviews Online After Freud and Einstein, Martin Buber (1878-1965) was one of the best-known Jews of the 20th century. The emergence of Zionism, Nazism and the creation of the state of Israel were all major influences on the philosopher. He wrote extensively on the question of respect among Read More...



Muhammad: Five Centuries Of History Series
Recommended: Educational Media Reviews Online The genesis of Islam, the life of the Prophet, the holy book of the Quran, the Sunna, the Hadiths, the emergence of Muslim law and exegesis are all examined in Muhammad; as well as Arabs, their language and civilization. This series is broken down into five episodes to h Read More...



Music For Elephants
An incredible, unique and moving documentary about a British concert-pianist playing music to blind, injured and orphaned elephants with extraordinary results. At a sanctuary on the shores of the iconic River Kwai in Thailand, Paul Barton from Yorkshire plays the works of the world's great composers to endangered Read More...



My Transgender Life: I Am Who I Am
Recommended: Video Librarian A moving documentary on what its like to be transgender, to grow up in the wrong gender and eventually transition to a different sex. A documentary designed to record, share and celebrate the personal stories of transgender women and men and their stories of struggle, of courage and of triumph. Read More...



Ocean Vet Series
Narrated by Hollywood legend Michael Douglas, Ocean Vet follows the exploits of renowned veterinarian Dr. Neil Burnie and his Ocean Vet team. Together they set out to save, protect, and learn more about Bermuda’s critically important marine life and ecosystem. Witness Dr. Burnie and his team of scientists working wi Read More...



Of Hearts And Minds
The heart is the most symbolic organ of the human body. Draw a heart, and immediately you evoke feelings of love, appreciation, and friendship. Across the millennia, it has been seen as the source of emotions, the centre of our being. But by the seventeenth century, scientific understanding overturned historical ideas, and the Read More...



Once Were Enemies
US Tank Commander Lee Smith and Platoon Leader Bill Cumbaa return to the island of Peleliu 60 years after their WW II battle to meet former enemies Tsuchida Kiyokazu and Shinji Karasumaru. Now in their 80s, they relive this tragic time sharing secrets and personal stories. We feel their painful past and learn how time has chang Read More...



One Way Astronaut: Dying 33 Million Miles From Home
Stephan, Sara, Henri and Beatriz are four people who, like tens of thousands of applicants from all over the world, answered a promotion for people who’d like to visit Mars. There’s only one catch: this mission is one-way only. The Mars One initiative plans to take four astronauts on a mission to Mars within 10 yea Read More...



Out Of The Ashes, Businesses are Born
Creating a business in the face of adversity and tragedy. Life is full of challenges. Starting and running a business is no small task. Creating a business when you must overcome extreme personal hardship is even more difficult. Following are inspirational and instructive stories illustrating how these entrepreneurs found th Read More...



Paul Gauguin: Paradise Beyond The Horizon
The island of Hiva Oa in the Marquesas is the final destination of the great traveler, Paul Gauguin. After Paris, Peru, Denmark, Brittany, Panama, Matinique and Tahiti, it was on this wild and remote island on the other side of the world that the painter set down his easel in 1901. What was he seeking on this Southern Pacific i Read More...



Picture Books On DVD Series- Volume 3 (New Releases)
Recommended: School Library Journal, Booklist, Publishers Weekly, Video Librarian Modern picture books, now on DVD, help capture young children's imagination and encourage a love of reading. Viewers will learn about the world around them with stories that explore other cultures, explain the past, examine different enviro Read More...



Pocahontas and the Survival of Jamestown
At the beginning of the 17th century, Spain’s empire included vast expanses of the Americas. James I of England knew he must act quickly if he wants to establish his own colonies. The attempt to establish the Roanoke Colony 30 years earlier was a complete failure. Could Jamestown, founded by a small group of men 3,50 Read More...



Portrait Of Postwar Japan Series: An Economic Powerhouse
Since its defeat in WWII, Japan leapt forward to become a world economic power at lightning speed, and underwent an unprecedented economic boom in the mid-1980's, known as the "bubble economy." However, after the bursting of this bubble, the Japanese financial system has continued to slowdown. This series sheds lig Read More...



Return Of The Wolf: Fears, Legends and Reality
An iconic, mythical animal, the wolf is nevertheless a wild animal and a fearsome predator. This is what Italian and French breeders have realized when it reappeared in the Alps at the beginning of the nineties. The majority of the breeders organized to protect their herds, some in a legal way by creating associations, others i Read More...



Rise Of Great Powers, The: What Makes the Difference?
Paths to Greatness Two years in the making, Rise of Great Powers travels from ancient Rome to the United States of America in the 20th century to explore the nature of influence and power throughout history. Leading academics reveal the x factor that these nations had and others did not. This historical Read More...



Rocks Of Ages Series
Rocks are the memory of our planet. Their constant reforming cycle captures moments in time, so if you want to know about evolution, extinction, or creation, look in the rocks. This series is an epic journey through space and time, from lava-spewing volcanoes, over petrified waves, to chiselled marble palaces and granite colossi Read More...



Santa Muerte
The protective saint of drug traffickers, petty thieves, street vendors and prisoners, as well as the guardian angel of taxi-drivers and mothers, Santa Muerte (Holy Death) is the central folk saint in a cult that has become increasingly important within Mexican society and among Hispanic immigrants to the USA. Having undergon Read More...



See No Evil
Hot Docs: Nominated Big Screen Award; DOK.fest, Munich: Best International Documentary; Message to Man, St. Petersburg: Special Jury Award See No Evil portrays the daily life of three famous elderly apes who spend their days in retirement, Cheeta of Tarzan fame, Kanzi, star pupil of ape linguistic studies, and a NASA space chi Read More...



Serial Swindlers Series
Exposing the world’s most conniving, creative, and criminally-adept con men, Serial Swindlers goes inside their minds. While their crimes and exploits are a ready-made Hollywood script, their exploits have left a trail of heartache, poverty and destruction. Titles include: David Ocean David Ocean is a serial con ar Read More...



Shedding Light On Motion Series
This series is a visual treasure trove of demonstrations, animations, and explanations of all things motion! To an extent we are all familiar with motion because we all move and we see movement everywhere, but a detailed knowledge of motion has allowed us to build the wonderful modern world that we live in. Titles include: Sp Read More...



Sports Fundamentals From Coaches Choice Series
Coaches Choice is one of the world’s premier publishers of sports instruction DVDs. Building on over 20 years of experience, we have partnered with leading coaches in each sport to present the foundations for success. Each program includes proven drills thoroughly explained and demonstrated. The programs can be used Read More...



Struggle For Oil, The
The demand for energy is rising. For the oil industry, the demand justifies the development of new technologies and the expense of finding new depots. This program uncovers this fascinating crossroads of business and science, as they strive to keep the oil industry burning. Ambitiously technical and financially rewa Read More...



Studies In Scaling Startups Series- Driving and Managing Growth
You started a new company. It went through several iterations but the business model is working. Now it's time to delegate some of those hats and start growing the company. But rapid growth has its own challenges. In Scaling Startups, entrepreneurs that grew their business(es) into multi-million to billion dollar industry l Read More...



Syria: Children At War
For more than three years now, the civil war that opposes the rebel armies against the armed forces of Syrian president Assad has caused over 200,000 victims. The first victims of this thug are civilians, including children. Through this documentary, we follow a family in Aleppo who lives in a rebel quarter to film the Read More...



Talk It Out: Teens, Substance Abuse and Addiction Series
Telly Awards- Silver Winner Through vintage footage, animation, graphics, and scientific demonstrations, this series explores the various types of substance abuse and addiction and their impact on individuals, families, and society as a whole. Titles include: Effects of Weed on Your Body and Brain Telly Awards- Bronze W Read More...



Teens In Treatment Series
This series takes an in-depth look at teen addiction. Through a personal connection with teens in recovery, students get an honest look at the causes and consequences of substance abuse, as well as the steps to recovery. Teen mental health and drug abuse experts, and clinical addiction psychologists lend their expertise. T Read More...



Titanic: The Band That Played On
Taking a fresh look at the Titanic disaster, the film uncovers new details about the heroic band of musicians and the role they played in the tragedy. Included are interviews with renowned experts and descendants of the band’s musicians to delve further into the story that has lasted well beyond their lifetime. A night to Read More...



Town Teams: Bigger Than Baseball
Recommended: Booklist Long before multi-million dollar contracts, player endorsements and corporate sponsored stadiums, baseball was played for the sheer love of the game. This is the story of Kansas baseball but it could be any fledgling prairie state where baseball was played along dusty roads for the local crowd. Town Read More...



Veteran's Guide To Starting And Growing A Business, The
Aspiring and current veteran entrepreneurs have a valuable resource in a new, comprehensive 10-part video series which highlights essential best practices for veterans to start and grow a small business. The instructional series, which features many accomplished veteran entrepreneurs, focuses on how military veterans can leve Read More...



Who Benefits from Camps? The Refugee Crisis
For the vast majority of us, refugee camps respond to the needs of an emergency situation. And yet the reality of such camps is very different. Their multiplication around the world is a clear demonstration that a situation regarded as ‘exceptional’ is, in fact, a system that is durable, lucrative and long- Read More...



Young Margaret: Life, Love & Letters
Based on Charles Moore’s official biography, Young Margaret: Life, Love & Letters is a revealing and intimate documentary that examines Margaret Thatcher’s early life and formative experiences. The film looks at how her childhood, student days at Oxford University, and her early political career shaped Read More...