Catfish

In late 2007, filmmakers Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost sensed a story unfolding as they began to film the life of Ariel's brother, Nev. They had no idea that their project would lead to the most exhilarating and unsettling months of their lives. A reality thriller that is a shocking product of our times, Catfish is a …

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War and Civilization

Eight-part series examining various developments in the evolution of armed conflict - from technological breakthroughs to tactical innovations - while simultaneously exploring how and why the major military campaigns of the past 3,000 years were fought.…

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Eight Days a Week : the Touring Years

Based on the first part of The Beatles' career the period in which they toured and captured the worlds acclaim. Explores how John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr came together to become this extraordinary phenomenon. It explores their inner workings how they made decisions, created their music a…

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No Place on Earth

In October 1942, Esther Stermer, the matriarch of a Jewish family in the Ukraine, leads her family underground to hide from the pursuing Nazis and stays nearly a year and a half. Their harrowing story of survival living in near total darkness in two cold, damp caves is one like no other ever told.…

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When the Levees Broke : : a Requiem in Four Acts

Four acts document distinct perspectives on the pivotal events that preceded and followed Katrina's passage through New Orleans, a catastrophe during which the divide between race and class lines has never been more pronounced.…

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Prohibition

Explores the extraordinary story of what happens when a freedom-loving nation outlaws the sale of intoxicating liquor, and the disastrous unintended consequences that follow. Raises profound questions about the proper role of government and the limits of legislating morality.…

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Ac/dc Live at Donington

AC/DC headlines their third "Monsters of Rock" festival with a two hour set chock-full of their greatest hits and an over-the-top visual spectacle.…

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Baseball

It is an epic overflowing with heroes and hopefuls, scoundrels and screwballs. It is a saga spanning the quest for racial justice, the clash of labor and management, the transformation of popular culture, and the unfolding of the national pastime. Here is the story of a nation at work and play. Experience it in ten thr…

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Extraordinary Minds. Featured Guest Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky is Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) within the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy. Chomsky is considered among the most important intellectual contributors to the study of language and mind. He has written and lectured widely on linguistics, philosophy, and in…

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Bomber Boys

From 1939 to 1945, air power was the only way of striking back at Nazi Germany and so, thousands of young men in bomber crews (all volunteers, average age 22) fought and died in the skies above occupied Europe. The story of the RAF Bomber Command is one of endurance, teamwork and exceptional heroism, but it is also a s…

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Girl Model

Follows an American modeling scout as she seeks new talent in Siberia and attempts to find work for 13-year-old Nadya Vall in Tokyo's modeling industry, which favors young girls.…

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The Loving Story

On June 2, 1958, Richard Loving and his fiancee Mildred Jeter traveled from Caroline County, VA, to Washington, D.C. to be married. Later, the newlyweds were arrested, tried and convicted of the felony crime of miscegenation. Two young ACLU lawyers took on the Lovings case, fully aware of the challenges posed. The U.S.…

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Your First Guitar Lesson

"Using songs familiar to everyone, Dan Huckabee takes you step by step from a raw beginner to the point where you can sit down and jam simple songs with others."…

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A Film Unfinished

At the end of WWII, 60 minutes of raw film in an East German archive was discovered. Shot by the Nazis in Warsaw in May of 1942, the film became a resource for historians seeking an authentic record of the Warsaw Ghetto. The later discovery of a long-missing reel, including multiple takes and cameramen staging scenes, …

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Dick Cavett's Vietnam

Reexamines the Vietnam War and its impact on America through the prism of interviews conducted by the iconic host of The Dick Cavett Show from 1968-75. Those interviews, combined with archival footage, network news broadcasts, and newly filmed interviews with Cavett and other experts, provide fresh insight and perspect…

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Earth : One Amazing Day

An astonishing journey revealing the awesome power of the natural world. Over the course of one single day, we track the sun from the highest mountains to the remotest islands to exotic jungles. Breakthroughs in filmmaking technology bring you up close with a cast of unforgettable characters. Told with humor, intimacy …

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Nazi Mega Weapons. Season 2 : German Engineering in Wwii.

Follows a team of experts on a dark journey through Europe's mountains, forests, and fjords, to uncover engineering secrets that have lain hidden for decades. Using stunning drama reconstructions, carefully crafted CGI, and rarely seen archive, each film also unravels the personal stories of the men who designed, built…

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The Mob

Explores the inside life of the American mafia through the story of former Colombo family captain Michael Franzese.…

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Mary of Nazareth : a Mother's Life

This video presents an amazing story of the woman hailed as the Blessed Virgin and Mother of God--Mary of Nazareth.…

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Wwii Battlefront .

A review of the battles of World War II using colorized newsreel footage and films.…

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Denise Austin. Quick Burn Cardio

Melt inches faster than ever with two cardio circuit-training workouts that use powerful compound exercises to blast more fat in less time. First, give your burn a boost with Interval Training designed to crush mega calories, then add weights with Cardio Weight Training to sculpt your body slim. Turn up the burn and tr…

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Verdict on Auschwitz : the Frankfurt Auschwitz Trial, 196

On August 20, 1965, after 20 months of proceedings, the verdict was announced in one of the most significant trials in German legal history. The court heard from 360 Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp survivors and other eyewitnesses from 19 countries, in a trial against 22 members of Hitler's S.S. squad. The S.S. m…

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In Debt We Trust : : America Before the Bubble Bursts

A documentary examining the increasing debt burden carried by millions of Americans argues that corrupt practices by financial and government institutions are fostering citizens' dependence on credit while creating a ballooning national debt that is leading the country towards fiscal disaster.…

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The Black Panthers : Vanguard of the Revolution

"The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution is the first feature length documentary to explore the Black Panther Party, its significance to the broader American culture, its cultural and political awakening for black people, and the painful lessons wrought when a movement derails. Master documentarian Stanley Nelso…

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Discover Tai Chi for Balance & Mobility .

Discover improved balance, strength, flexibility, and mobility at any age with gentle therapeutic Tai Chi-inspired exercise from America's premier Tai Chi and fitness expert, Scott Cole. Guiding you through a delectable continuum of breath, movement, Tai Chi, Chi Kung, stretching, and chair exercise, Discover Tai Chi f…

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Killer at Large : Why Obesity is America's Greatest Threa

Uncover the causes of obesity and the unprecedented rates in which it is spreading in the United States, and learn ways that might reverse the trend that is projected to affect 75% of Americans within the next ten years.…

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The Vietnam War

At a total cost of more than 3.1 million lives, the Vietnam conflict is, to date, America's longest and most controversial war. It also marked the first time TV journalists ventured out to the frontlines to bring the spectacle of combat into American living rooms. Across the nation, Americans watched, captivated by the…

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Night Will Fall

The story of the incredible efforts made by British cameramen to film and document the unbelievable atrocities the Allies encountered during the Liberation of the German Concentration camps in 1945 at the end of World War II.…

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Ancient Aliens. Season 05, Volume 2

"'Emperors, Kings and Pharaohs' explores whether ancient leaders, usually attributed with divine powers, were actually connected to extraterrestrial forces. 'Alien Operations' examines advanced medical procedures practiced in the ancient world, as evidenced by wall carvings and skeletal remains. Did these skills come f…

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Forgiving Dr. Mengele

Eva Kor, who along with her twin sister endured the experiments of Nazi doctor Josef Mengele, decides to forgive him and other perpetrators in order to help herself emotionally heal.…

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Control Room

A chronicle which provides a rare window into the international perception of the Iraq War, courtesy of Al Jazeera, the Arab world's most popular news outlet. Criticized by Cabinet members and Pentagon officials for reporting with a pro-Iraqi bias, and strongly condemned for frequently airing civilian casualties as wel…

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Jazz. Episode Three, Our Language

By 1924 to 1928, jazz is everywhere in America and spreading abroad. For the first time, soloists and singers take center stage, transforming the music with their distinctive voices. This episode traces the careers of Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Artie Shaw, Sidney Bechet, Bessie Smith, Earl Hines, Ethel Waters, Bi…

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Frank Capra's Why We Fight .

In Dec. 1941 America was forced into World War II by the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The US government sponsored this series of films created by director Frank Capra to explain its official war policy. Narrated with classical music.…

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Three Identical Strangers .

The astonishing true story of three men who make the chance discovery, at the age of nineteen, that they are identical triplets, separated at birth and adopted to different parents. The trio's joyous reunion in 1980 catapults them to fame but it also sets in motion a chain of events that unearths an extraordinary and d…

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Visions of France. Provence

Inhabited since prehistoric times, Provence is bounded by the Alps to the east and the Rhone River to the west. Its timeless charms, celebrated by writers and painters over the centuries, have been more dazzling than in this aerial tour, enhanced by a historical narrative and set to regional music.…

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A Film Unfinished

Death Mills: "Directed by...Billy Wilder for the U.S. War Department in 1945, [this film] was originally intended for screening in occupied Germany and Austria and featured a German language soundtrack...[T]he first documentary to show what the Allies found when they liberated the Nazi extermination camps: the survivor…

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Garbo the Spy

The Allies called him Garbo. The Nazis dubbed him Alaric. Both sides in World War II were sure Juan Pujol Garcia was their man. In reality, Pujol was a double agent, and his final allegiance was to the Allies. From the comfort of Lisbon, Garbo fed false information to the Nazis and fabricated a network of phantom agent…

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Two Rivers

Documentary about a group of whites and Native Americans in the Northwest that began meeting together to discover why relationships between these two groups were unknown outside of courtrooms. Looks at the radical differences between the two cultures and how Indian schools have affected Native families.…

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Ww Ii Behind Closed Doors : Stalin, the Nazis and the Wes

Joseph Stalin - the supreme leader of the Soviet Union - was a tyrant responsible for the death of millions. He also had some unlikely relationships during the Second World War. This ambitious series uses exclusive evidence gained from the actual conversations and secret meetings Stalin conducted. Dramatic reconstructi…

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Human Footprint

This program takes a phase-by-phase journey through life to illustrate the enormous imprint every American makes during his or her time on Earth. Incorporating surprising facts with playful visuals, this enlightening portrait reveals our level of consumption-- and the simple changes we can all make to reduce our negati…

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Greater

Greater follows the true story of Brandon Burlsworth, the greatest walk-on in the history of college football. Brandon dreams of playing for the Arkansas Razorbacks but is told he isn't good enough to play Division 1.The awkward kid who once was an embarrassment to his teammates and annoyance to his coaches ends up bec…

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Rbg

At the age of 85, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a lengthy legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But the unique personal journey of her rise to the nation's highest court has been largely unknown, even to some of her biggest fans - until now. RBG explores Ginsburg's l…

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Jazz. Episode Four, The True Welcome

Amid the hard times of the Depression, new dances, the Lindy Hop and Swing, caught on at the dance halls of New York even as the jobless lined the streets and drought ruined Midwest farms. Jazz, during 1929 through 1935, lifted the nation's spirit. Record sales boomed while Armstrong became a major entertainer as singe…

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This Ain't No Mouse Music!

Roots music icon Chris Strachwitz is a detective of sounds, an archaeologist of deep American music, the antithesis of the corporate "mouse music" that dominates the American ear. Born a German count, Strachwitz fled his homeland after World War II at 16. In the U.S., he began to carry his tape recorder from sharecropp…

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China Rises : : a Documentary in Four Parts

China Rises (a look at this rapidly developing economic power, from a factory to a pop concert and an Olympic volleyball court to the red carpet at the Shanghai Film Festival) and Behind the Great Wall (a look at the world's single greatest structure).…

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The Boys of '36

In 1936, nine boys from the University of Washington took the rowing world and a nation by storm, when their eight-oar crew team captured the gold medal at the Olympics in Berlin. The boys' victory, and their obstacles, inspired a nation struggling to emerge from the depths of the Depression.…

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Slavery and the Making of America

The landmark four-part series documents the history of American slavery from its beginnings in the British colonies to its end in the Southern states, and through the years of post-Civil War Reconstruction. The series examines the integral role slavery played in shaping the new country's development, challenging the lo…

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Still Kicking : : Six Artistic Women of Project Arts & Lo

Amy Gorman and Frances Kandl journey throughout the San Francisco Bay Area searching for female role models--very old women, still active artists, living with zest. While Amy chronicles their oral histories, Frances is inspired to compose songs. Honors the gift of age, and illustrates that growing old can be a time of …

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