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44 Daze

The fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman occurred on February 26, 2012 in the community of Sanford, Florida. The incident caused huge waves throughout the world and raised many questions about the approach that was taken by the city officials of Sanford while investigating the incident. This documentary focuses on the 44 days directly after the shooting and the mounting pressure from around the nation that finally led to the arrest and charging of Zimmerman. The issues of social justice and judicial and municipal efficiency that were raised during this period are examined through in-depth interviews with Sanford city council and law enforcement officials.

Release
2014
Minutes
45
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Ad Factory 2 - 12 Part Series

Plug. Pitch. Promote. Display. Endorse. Notify. Inform. Put on the map. Sponsor. Sell. Hype. Herald. Exhibit. There are a slew of ways to define the process of getting a product attention and sales; AD FACTORY peeks behind the screen to reveal the inner workings of television’s most influential and interesting advertisements.
Release
2014
Minutes
30
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Ad Factory 9 Part Series

Plug. Pitch. Promote. Display. Endorse. Notify. Inform. Put on the map. Sponsor. Sell. Hype. Herald. Exhibit. There are a slew of ways to define the process of getting a product attention and sales; AD FACTORY peeks behind the screen to reveal the inner workings of television’s most influential and interesting advertisements.
Release
2013
Minutes
26
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Ad Men: The Original Mad Men

AD Men: The Original Mad Men features original advertising professionals who were at the forefront of modern advertising, including David Altschiller, George Lois, and Rich Silverstein. They discuss how they got into the advertising industry and share their personal stories and achievements throughout their careers. How was the very first creative advertising agency created? 

Release
2014
Minutes
40
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Adventures in Voice Acting: 5-Part Series

Adventures in Voice Acting is a series of frank and entertaining interviews with a broad spectrum of professionals involved in the field of voice recording, established stars, young voice actors just starting out, animation producers and casting directors. Learn what goes on during a recording session from the perspectives of the performer and sound engineer.
Release
2010
Minutes
20
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Adventures of Compass & Alarm Clock, The (Solving the Mysteries of Science) 26-Part Series

This series makes science lessons interesting and adventurous for students, presenting the concepts of natural sciences, technology, and their practical application in the form of a captivating and humorous animation. Friendly and smart characters teach children necessary skills and knowledge in the modern world.

Release
2011
Minutes
13
Grade Level
E
Format
DVD

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Ameriquest Kids: 2-part Series

Ameriquest Kids is an educational yet entertaining program created with the goal of preparing our youth to take an active and heartfelt role in the future of America. We need leaders and active citizens to care and carry on this great Country of ours as have those who have gone on before. Ameriquest Kids has come to life through exciting 3-D animation and corresponding classroom curriculum written and approved by a team of educators. While meeting the required Social Studies TAKS/TEKS/NCSS criteria Ameriquest Kids delves further into education by engaging children in Civic responsibilities instilling a pride of country and 'want-to' as encouraged through the adventures of brothers Sam and Charlie atop the all-wise eagle Archibald and support from the sassy Lady Liberty and so much more!
Release
2009
Minutes
24
Grade Level
E
Format
DVD

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Animal Science: 13-Part Series

Animal Science highlights 39 animals and one aspect of each of their habits, behavior or physical attributes. With short clips, students are given a wealth of details about these features using close-up live-action video as well as computer-generated imagery. Informative narration adds to the photography, giving students additional details, vocabulary and understanding of each animal. The series allows teachers flexibility in how to use the content. Each DVD has animals featured that have something in common, allowing teachers to choose the content they want to show.
Release
2009
Minutes
18
Grade Level
J-C
Format
DVD

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Big City, Big Spirit

Two jewelry houses, each with their own defining heritage and mindset, share a passion for fine jewelry. The iconic Cartier is a French classic that has captivated jewelry lovers for over a century. 

Release
2012
Minutes
52
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Bigger Hammer, The

What really happened behind the scenes of the historic 2008 presidential election? The Bigger Hammer tracks the message wars of the Obama-McCain race with the leading strategists and spinners, uncovering how politics, thirty second TV ads, and history shaped the race for the White House. 

Release
2014
Minutes
101
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Bird's Nest, The

Experience the birth of the "Bird's Nest," Beijing's iconic National Stadium which played host to the 2008 Summer Olympics. Swedish designer, Thomas Herzog, conceptualized this marvel, which is not only functional, but architectural and cultural. Explore the creation of this magnificent structure from the beginning stages through the construction and completion. You'll hear from the designers, architects and welders who each played a part. The Bird's Nest stands apart from any other stadium as a one of a kind structure unique in its design and social significance. Like humans, buildings have life. The Bird's Nest will forever be a piece of Beijing's history and Chinese culture. Related Titles: "The World's Dream Stage," "Megawheel"
Release
2009
Minutes
51
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Boyhood Shadows

Childhood sexual abuse, an invisible and shattering crime to body and soul now, finally emerges from its crypt of secrets and silence. In recent years, the redemptive light of justice and compassion has begun to expose this hidden horror within our culture. Survivors are speaking out. Perpetrators are being named and convicted. Understanding begins to replace pervasive denial.
Release
2010
Minutes
56
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Bullied: You're Not Alone

Throughout each episode of Bullied, experts in psychology discuss the causes behind bullying and possible solutions for solving a bully crisis. The series provides both children and adults with information for getting the help they need.
Release
2013
Minutes
5x30
Grade Level
J-C
Format
DVD

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Caviar: The Black Gold

With the global economy in flux, one sector remains
strong. Surprising as it may seem, we are talking about
caviar. The world's leading producers are grabbing
huge shares of the market thanks to their farm-raised
fish. 

Release
2012
Minutes
52
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Chef des Chefs: The Palace of Monaco

Chef des Chefs is an elite club composed of 40 highly distinguished chefs cooking for the world’s most powerful heads of states. Preparing daily meals and sumptuous feasts for special government receptions, they live a life of both privilege and considerable pressure.
Release
2012
Minutes
60
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Close Ties

Close Ties provides an intimate look at a rites of passage ceremony that connects teenage boys with male role models.

Release
2012
Minutes
27
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Color Me

Color Me challenges viewers to reexamine how they think about race. We follow motivational speaker Anthony McLean as he runs a groundbreaking mentorship program for black teens...
Release
2012
Minutes
76
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Connect 26-Part Series

The series offers an exciting look at the future of Science & Technology which connects viewers to the future. 

 

Release
2012
Minutes
24
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Cosmos: 8-Part Series

COSMOS - 8 PART SERIES Presented with spectacular new images from NASA and ESA's (European Space Agency) May 2009 overhaul of the Hubble Telescope and satellite photos, this video series embarks on an exploration of the known universe from our own planet to galaxies light years away. Complex digital models of galactic collisions, stellar formations and other Astronomical theories along with mesmerizing pho-tography of the world we can't directly observe ourselves make up the visual exposition. This series will inspire wonder and respect for knowledge that is at the root of all science. COSMOS is testimony to the complexity of our world and a perfect visual aid for the investigation of otherwise abstract principles of infinity, space and time, and the life of the Solar System.
Release
2010
Minutes
18-29
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Cultural Flavors: 13-Part Global Culinary Tour

Cultural Flavors is a cooking tour that takes you around the world one dish at a time. Each episode of this 13 part series provides viewers with a snapshot of life around the dinner table of a different country. In every episode, the unique characteristics of local cuisine are shown, and afterwards each recipe is recreated step-by-step. Highlighted are the spices, vegetables, meats and seafood at the core of each country's culinary culture.
Release
2010
Minutes
25
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Cyber Bully

Cyber Bully exposes the most epic struggle in the digital age. By exploring the complicated dynamics behind cyber bullying, Cyber Bully describes the impact and outcomes of advanced technology and human nature in a lawless, new social frontier. Told through the stories of victims, bullies, and experts, Cyber Bully reaches past the headlines to describe what makes cyber bullying a threat to our national and global social fabric. 

Release
2014
Minutes
56
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Defusing Human Bombs

Defusing Human Bombs is the incredible story of the Sabaoon School in Pakistan. Through psychology, religious study, vocational training and education, and most importantly through trust, it aims to undo years of Taliban indoctrination in the hearts and minds of young boys. 

Release
2012
Minutes
57
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Design X Ray - A 6 Part Series

From an idea to the first design of a new product, designers have their own ways of creating the art using a drawing board or a computer screen. But what makes the most attractive product out of tons of good products?  Now, designers have to use not only their creativity but also their thinking and problem solving skills to make business decisions. 
Release
2014
Minutes
23
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Destination Art: 5-Part Series

Destination Art travels the world in search of art in all shapes and sizes. Presented by Francine Stock, this series showcases some of the most renowned creative figures at the cutting edge of the world of art. From Tokyo to Mumbai we find both budding and established artists working in a range of materials and styles. Sculpture, oils, photography, installation; it is all covered in this insightful series.
Release
2009
Minutes
26
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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EcoKids Explore Series II: 5-Part Series

ECO KIDS EXPLORE features the 5 different types of "Green Power" which are becoming increasingly popular: Solar Power, Wind Power, Geothermal energy, Ethanol and Hybrid Cars. This series investigates these energy sources in an understandable way, which will help young viewers learn how to help solve the problems facing our earth today. As our world grows, so does the demand for energy. As pollution increases and our fossil fuels deplete there is a need for more reliable affordable and eco-friendly source of energy - Green Power.
Release
2010
Minutes
16-22
Grade Level
E-S
Format
DVD

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Extreme Environments: 26-Part Series

We live in a world full of contrasts. From the coldest to the driest of climates, the most populated to the most remote, the highest to the lowest locations, and everything in-between.

Release
2012
Minutes
24
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Extreme Environments: Wilderness

Some areas are too harsh to be inhabited by civilization. Others
have survived through conservation efforts, such as the parks
protected as World Heritage Sites. The last great wilderness is
Antarctica, which belongs to no country and is protected from exploitation
by its subzero climate.

Release
2012
Minutes
24
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Four Seasons of Isadore Sharp, The

Redefining luxury, the Four Seasons empire has grown to 79 world-class hotels in 33 countries. It began in 1961 with a single motel on Toronto's seedy Jarvis Street. Since then, founder Isadore Sharp has revolutionized the hotel business.
Release
2011
Minutes
55
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Hairy Guy, The

Steven Holl is one of America's most renowned and innovative architects, and the winner of many outstanding awards. The Building, opened by Norway's Crown Princess Mette-Marit in August 2009, the Hamsun Center, off Norway's northwest coast, is one of his most prestigious international achievements and a worthy runner-up to the Oslo Opera House.
Release
2010
Minutes
19
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Hidden China, The

Hidden China takes an in-depth look into this country's meteoric rise to economic superpower in this behind the scenes show. Through access to exclusive interviews and on-camera visits to areas forbidden to journalists, discover how China has rapidly changed from a state run disaster to the world's powerful economy.
Release
2009
Minutes
45
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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How To Look at a Painting - 12 Part series

This dazzling art series reveals a fresh and exciting perspective on how to truly appreciate and better understand the world of painting.


Release
2013
Minutes
24
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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iGeneration: Design Your Future: 3-Part Series

In this three-part series, a group of young people share their experiences of making the transition from school to starting a career. Some went to college, some graduated, some entered the workforce straight out of high school, while others decided to change their careers and pursue education later in life. The series features Dr. Nadir Baksh, Psy.D., a Licensed Clinical Forensic Psychologist and Laurie Murphy, Ph.D. a Registered Nurse Counselor whose experience in private practice gives them a unique perspective on the issues young people have to face, and the consequences of having the wrong approach in choosing a career. They offer practical and realistic methods for building a career without giving up on one's dreams.
Release
2010
Minutes
20
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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In Pursuit of a Dream (2 Disc Set)

Two dozen teenagers and three teachers go back in time, dress as the pioneers did, and travel by wagon train on the Oregon Trail from Wyoming to Oregon. Along the way they meet a variety of other people, from topographical engineers mapping the West to gold seekers headed to California, and Indians wanting to trade.

Release
2011
Minutes
41, 48
Grade Level
I-S
Format
DVD

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India On The Catwalk

Manish Arora is one of the biggest icons in the world of Indian fashion today. He is known for a rich palette of psychedelic colors and kitsch motifs in garments combining India and the West. With creations worn by stars like Lady Gaga, he now has international acclaim. In India on the Catwalk, Arora takes the audience back to where it all began, telling a personal story about his rise to fame the international fashion scene.
Release
2013
Minutes
28
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Innovation Lab - 10 Part Series

INNOVATION LAB is a series that unveils the secrets of cre- ativity, design, technology and goes behind the scenes in companies that have successfully implemented cutting-edge business models. Innovation Lab gathers the most creative ideas and innovative companies from different industries.
Release
2013
Minutes
24
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Innovation Nation: 6-Part Series

What will the future look like, and who are those inventing it? Innovation Nation travels the globe to present an exciting, in-depth and visually stunning look at the scientific discoveries shaping our planet and our future. Can we stop or reverse global warming? How close are we to making robots that can perceive and think like humans? Will wind or algae-based biomass one day provide all our energy needs?
Release
2010
Minutes
24
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Inquisitive Minds

ENERGY AND POWER - Join Dr. Knowledge as he takes young viewers on a fast-paced adventure and learn about energy and electricity. Students will observe real-time demonstrations and scientific explora- tion in a fun and entertaining way.
Release
2009
Minutes
26
Grade Level
E-S
Format
DVD

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Italian Cathedrals 2 Part series

Italian Cathedrals is a visual portrait of two cathedrals; one in Venice and one in Florence.  Learn about the architecture, art, interior design, and inspiration each has on it's city.

Release
2011
Minutes
52
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Jeans - A Faded Blue Planet

From humble beginnings as durable clothing for workers in the mining towns of the Wild West, jeans have evolved into a cultural icon. 

Release
2012
Minutes
56
Grade Level
C
Format
DVD

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Letters From Iran

 

(The voices in this film emerge despite state censorship and repression.

Exceptional in a country living in fear, they tell the chronicle of a forbidden Iran.)
While winds of freedom blow through the Arab world, the Iranian youth waits. They were the first to rise up against their leaders in 2009.

 

Release
2011
Minutes
78
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Lion Women: The Fight for Freedom in Iran

With the Iranian revolution of 1979 came the harsh imposition of Sharia law and the repression, persecution, state-sanctioned discrimination and murder of women. Over the last 30 years, the women’s fight for freedom and equality led to an inner awakening.

Release
2011
Minutes
52
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Made to Order: 13-Part Series

As seen on the Fine Living Network and Food Network Canada! Made to Order lifts the veil off the high-end restaurant business and takes you on a guided tour with two of its exceptional young stars. Chef Guy Rubino and his brother and partner, Michael, a master in hospitality, escort you through this reality-based series doing what they do best: Michael orchestrating the front of the house and Guy creating wildly in the kitchen. Made to Order documents the strategizing, research, and planning undertaken by the brothers as they engineer solutions to satisfy a new challenge per episode.
Release
2010
Minutes
21
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Malala: A Girl From Paradise

Sixteen-year-old Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by the Taliban for being outspoken about her country’s education system. The Pakistani government spends seven times more on its military than on education. The Taliban banned girls from attending school. Pakistan’s literacy rate is among the lowest in the world, with the number of school aged children who don’t attend school is second highest globally. 

Release
2014
Minutes
60
Grade Level
J-C
Format
DVD

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Maps of the Great Explorers: 2-Part Series

This two-part series gives viewers insight into how maps were drawn and revised based on the voyages of the great explorers. Interviews with historians and cartographers are interspersed with reenactments and the voyages and discoveries.
Release
2009
Minutes
25 each
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Mark It II - 6 Part Series

No other function in our world is evolving more than marketing: what are the new rules of branding, communication anddifferentiation? MARK IT explores new marketing and media concepts that are revolutionizing the way we consume and create advertising: from online and mobile marketing to the power of creativity.
Release
2014
Minutes
30
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Mark It: 12 part series

No other function in our world is evolving more than marketing: what are the new rules of branding, communication and differentiation?
Release
2013
Minutes
25
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Megawheel

The World's Tallest Observation Wheel. The Singapore Flyer is a giant observation wheel sometimes referred to as "The Flyer." It officially opened to the public on March 1, 2008. Megawheel documents the incredible engineering feat it took to create the world's largest Ferris wheel, even taller than the famed London Eye.
Release
2009
Minutes
46
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Mighty Construction Machines

A lovable host introduces children to the world of construction. Tons of mighty machines are filmed close-up on actual construction sites and introduced by the operators themselves. The importance of safety and machine maintenance are explained in an playful way. Children's honest interest and curiosity about large construction machines are taken seriously in this video. (Virginia Association for Early Childhood Education)
Release
2010
Minutes
23
Grade Level
E
Format
DVD

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Moneyocracy

The 2012 Presidential election was the most costly ever in the U.S. History.  More than $6 billion has been spent by the campaigns and independent groups to get their candidate elected. But for what purpose?

Release
2014
Minutes
54
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD and VHS

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My Bag, My Life, and My Next Bag

It's the most popular luxury item in the world. It's the second biggest earner for haute couture brands and no celebrity will step out without one. In just ten years, the handbag has become the world's top selling accessory. The more expensive it is, the more it is snapped up!
Release
2013
Minutes
51
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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