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Plastic: The Real Sea Monster

Plastic floats. The World’s biggest plastic dumps are at sea. Millions of tons enter the ocean every year, pouring out from rivers and shores, ships and platforms. The world’s scientists have studied the phenomenon with alarming results.

Release
2013
Minutes
53
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Price of Kings, The: 3 Part Series

The Price of Kings:The careers of three controversial political leaders - Arafat, Perez and Arias and the price of their leadership for themselves and their nations.
Release
2013
Minutes
62
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Renaissance, The

What happened in Europe at the time of the renaissance and how has it influenced modern man? This historical documentary takes us back to one of history's most intriguing and crucial chapters of Europe's history when doors opened to whole new worlds; when man explored the stars, and traveled to the ends of the earth.

Release
2010
Minutes
52
Grade Level
s-c
Format
DVD

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Russian Concept, The

This documentary explores non-conformist Russian art and features several Russian artists whose works are considered great masterpieces and classic examples of world conceptual art. Among interviewed artists are V. Komar, A. Kosolapov, O. Vasiliev, V. Bahkchinian, L. Sokov and others. The film also includes interviews with American and Russian art critics and contains works of more than 60 non-conformist artists from The Norton and Nancy Dodge Collection of Nonconformist Art from the Soviet Union, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University and private collections. It also tells the story of art collector Norton Dodge whose efforts have resulted in the largest collection of Russian-Soviet non-conformist art in the world located in the US.
Release
2010
Minutes
57
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Savage Life in Fashion, A

Percy Savage is a maverick. He has led an amazing life in and around the world of designer fashion and influenced the way the industry developed. A Savage Life In Fashion combines and explores the memories he has, the people he knows, the history made to reveal an intimate world of creative expression, societal change, personal failure, collective triumph and the history of an art synonymous with opulence, luxury and refinement.
Release
2009
Minutes
52
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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SexAbility

There is precious little material on the subject, perhaps because as a society we’d like to imagine that the disabled don’t have the same sexual needs as the rest of us. Yet the first question a newly paralyzed man will ask his doctor is inevitably, ‘Will I still be able to have sex?"
Release
2012
Minutes
48
Grade Level
C
Format
DVD

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Supervolcano: Yellowstone's Fury

There will be a very large-scale super volcanic eruption from Yellowstone National Park. The question is not if it will happen, but when.
For over a century, tens of millions of visitors have marveled at the natural beauty of Yellowstone National Park, home to the largest concentration of geysers in the world, including the iconic Old Faithful. However, beneath all this beauty lurks a beast.
Release
2013
Minutes
50
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Sushi And French Cuisine of Tokyo

Paris is no longer the gourmet capital of the world! The world has suddenly discovered that Tokyo is a gourmet's paradise. Outside Tokyo, this was secret outside a tight-knit freemasonry of glutton
Release
2013
Minutes
48
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Sustainable Futures 13 Part Series

This 13-part environmental series examines the impact our way of living affects people, animals, plants and landscapes around the world.

Release
2011
Minutes
24
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Tech Tools 13-Part Series

More than anywhere else, science and technology prove their worth in the workplace. From farming and infrastructure, to science and surgery, we rely on science and technology to complete our daily tasks. In this unique series, we look at the scientific breakthroughs and the cutting-edge technologies that have allowed us to move our world forward, across a variety of professions.

Release
2012
Minutes
24
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Teen Depression

Teen Depression - This film takes viewers on a journey through the lives of four teens dealing with depresion. This is intertwined with advice from two experienced mental health professionals: Dr. Moira Rynn, an Associate Psychiatrist at Columbia University and Ernest P.S. Smith, a Psychoanalyst based in New York City, who also counsels troubled youth.
Release
2010
Minutes
37
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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The Heat II with Mark McEwan

Mark McEwan, one of Canada’s top celebrity Chef/Entrepreneurs, embarks on a whole new challenge – mcewan: his brave new foray into fine food retail. With his three landmark Toronto restaurants, a catering company and this all-new grocery adventure, we’ll see this rock-star chef and savvy businessman tested in every episode. 

Release
2012
Minutes
22 Each
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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THE HEAT with Mark McEwan: 26-Part Series

Go behind the scenes as THE HEAT gives you an in-depth look into the catering kitchens of world renowned chef Mark McEwan. Watch and learn as he and his irreverent staff of talented proteges serve mouth-watering culinary perfection while catering myriad of events. THE HEAT uncovers like never-before exactly what it takes to plate perfect meals for the most demanding clients. From corporate dinners of 1200 to small posh private parties, enjoy a front-row seat as McEwan tackles the many challenges in the world of high-end catering, taking his kitchen to wherever the party is.
Release
2009
Minutes
21 each
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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This is Family

What constitutes a family? How is the typical American family defined? How has the notion of gay families evolved over the past decades? Is there such a thing as a typical gay family? This fascinating and sometimes shocking documentary profiles the diversity of gay and transgender households in America today. With the aspirations and diverse ways of life for gay and alternative households changing so quickly, is society adapting fast enough to keep up with them?
Release
2009
Minutes
18-79
Grade Level
J-C
Format
DVD

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Time in the Minors

Every year in June approximately 1500 new players out of high school and college are chosen from the amateur baseball draft and sent to play in the minor leagues. Trying to make it in the fiercely competitive world of professional baseball can make or break you. TIME IN THE MINORS documents the lives and passionate dreams of two minor league players on their arduous journey to becoming Major League Baseball players.
Release
2010
Minutes
60 and 85
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Tomi Ungerer Versus America

"Expect the Unexpected" - The author of this slogan was young French artist Tomi Ungerer. He not only designed this Village Voice campaign and many others, he also published a dozen children's books, created political posters and wrote social satire. It was during a time of Cultural Revolution: the anti-segregation movement, political riots and anti-Vietnam war protests, but also Peace and Love, the Rock revolution and the miniskirt. At the Center of it all, New York, where you could expect the unexpected.
Release
2010
Minutes
57
Grade Level
C
Format
DVD

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Travel Thru History

Travel Thru History is an in-depth look at the attractions and the history behind famous cities and towns around the United States.  Presented in the style of other popular, educational programming like Modern Marvels - Travel Thru History is designed  for a teenage audience, and focuses on learning.
Release
2013
Minutes
22
Grade Level
I-S
Format
DVD

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Travel Thru History Season 2

Travel Thru History Season 2 is an in-depth look at the attractions and the history behind famous cities and towns around the world. 
Release
2014
Minutes
21
Grade Level
I-S
Format
DVD

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Trendmakers 4-Part Series

Set in Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo, Trendmakers offers a behind-the-scenes look at the work of fashion designers, makeup artists, celebrity hair stylists and photographers who are leading Asia’s fashion revolution. 

Release
2011
Minutes
21
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Up for Debate

In September 2008, five teenagers, a Qatari, an Iraqi, a Syrian-Armenian, a Pakistani, and an Iranian, journeyed from the Middle East to Washington, DC to join teens from around the world in an intensely competitive annual ritual: the World School Debating Championships. Well aware that their region is associated, in Western minds, with oil, money, and jihad, they are determined to show that they are not closed-minded extremists.
Release
2010
Minutes
60
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Weapon of Choice

Before and after the popular uprising that led to the fall of Hosni Mubarak, a new generation of Egyptian filmmakers started using their weapon of choice—their cameras— as a tool for revealing the truth to the world. More than ever a crucial weapon of resistance, filming breaks the law of silence and makes sense out of confusion that now rules Egypt. Weapon of Choice shows how filmmakers, through fiction, documentary or citizen journalism, take action in the long and difficult process of transformation that is Revolution. With Ibrahim El Batout, Ayten Amin, Wael Omar, Khalid Abdalla, Amr Salama, Mohamed Diab and Karim El Shenawy.
Release
2013
Minutes
43
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Wedding Designers: 6-Part Series

The top names in bridal fashion share their secrets, tips and recent collections, presenting a remarkable insight into the many aspects of running a successful bridal wear business: starting a shop, marketing their label, the conceptual and practical steps of design, material choice, and the satisfaction of creating a perfect embodiment of a bride's dream.
Release
2009
Minutes
24
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Wine Cents: 4-Part Series

This new series tours various parts of the world with expert wine enthusiasts, sommeliers, and regional cuisine historians offering a wealth of information on the distinctive regional wines and food pairings. Exploring some of the most breathtaking vineyards and unique vintages available today, this show highlights the ins and outs of operating a winery and organic farming from soil analysis, the use of certain terrain-slopes, climates, decanting, to the blending of grapes and the preservation of the wine's distinctive taste. Interviews of winery owners give an insight into the business of wine making as well.
Release
2010
Minutes
26
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Wines

All over the world, French wines are considered exceptional, especially the wines of Bordeaux and Burgundy. In the recent years, California has been producing notable wines, comparable to the best French, Italian and German 'Grands Crus'. A young industry in both Australia and New Zealand, wine making has taken root in the well drained soils of the two countries, becoming a key player in the global wine market.

Release
2012
Minutes
26-52
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Wonders of Chocolate, The

Experience the amazing and delectable delights of chocolate… Plunge your senses into the world of master chocolatier Patrick Roger – from the lab where this audacious artist creates his luxurious chocolate gems
Release
2012
Minutes
52
Grade Level
S-C
Format

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Worlds of Masters 3-Part Series

Worlds of the Masters traces major developments in artistic traditions of Northern and Italian Renaissance.

Release
2011
Minutes
26
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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Year in Argiano, The

A unique and entertaining look into the art and craft of making great wine, spiced with beautiful images of the Tuscan landscape. Spend a year in one of oldest and finest wineries in Tuscany as we head to Argiano, situated in the beautiful Moltalcino region and produces the famous Brunello di Montalcino.
Release
2010
Minutes
26
Grade Level
S-C
Format
DVD

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