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1961, the Road to Freedom

1961, the Road to Freedom

Cinefete A296-003

The film follows the historic movement begun on May 4th, 1961 by a group of black and white civil...

A World Without...

A World Without...

Cinefete A296-S02

What would a world without our much-needed forests look like? What would happen if all germs...

Abe's Honest Words: The Life of Abraham Lincoln

Abe's Honest Words: The Life of Abraham Lincoln

Weston Woods WW2736

Based on the book by Doreen Rappaport, illustrated by Kadir Nelson (Hyperion Books For Children)...

Abe's Honest Words: The Life of Abraham Lincoln

Abe's Honest Words: The Life of Abraham Lincoln

Weston Woods WW2736

Based on the book by Doreen Rappaport, illustrated by Kadir Nelson (Hyperion Books For Children)...

After Auschwitz: Holocaust Survivor Documentary

After Auschwitz: Holocaust Survivor Documentary

Passion River Films PR0000

“You’re free. Go home”Most Holocaust films end with these words, the very words that...

Alan Poul ( Six feet under, Rome, The Newsroom)

Alan Poul ( Six feet under, Rome, The Newsroom)

Cinefete A296-S01-01

In spite of a background in Japanese cinema, Alan Poul began his career as a lyricist for musicals...

Alan Taylor ( Game of Thrones, Deadwood, Homicide)

Alan Taylor ( Game of Thrones, Deadwood, Homicide)

Cinefete A296-S01-06

Meet the man who directed episodes for some of the best TV shows in the world such as Game of...

American Experience: Chasing the Moon

American Experience: Chasing the Moon

PBS Video 041932

Chasing the Moon reimagines the race to the moon for a new generation, upending much of the...

American Experience: The Poison Squad

American Experience: The Poison Squad

PBS Video 041942

Based on the book by Deborah Blum, The Poison Squad tells the story of government chemist Dr...

American Experience: Woodrow Wilson

American Experience: Woodrow Wilson

PBS Video 040541

A gifted orator, Woodrow Wilson was supremely confident before crowds, yet uneasy in small groups...

Buffy Sainte-Marie: A Multimedia Life

Buffy Sainte-Marie: A Multimedia Life

CineFocus CIN014

This inspiring biography chronicles the remarkable story of Aboriginal artist Buffy Sainte-Marie as...

Coretta Scott

Coretta Scott

Weston Woods WW2606

Based on the book by Ntozake Shange, illustrated by Kadir Nelson (HarperCollins) - This...

Coretta Scott

Coretta Scott

Weston Woods WW2606

Based on the book by Ntozake Shange, illustrated by Kadir Nelson (HarperCollins) - This...

Flowing Water

Flowing Water

Passion River Films PR4132

A lavish jewel in the crown of one of the greatest gardens in the world, Flowing Water tells the...

FRONTLINE: In the Age of AI

FRONTLINE: In the Age of AI

PBS Video 041933

It's been called "The New Space Race." This time it's China taking on the United States, and...

Frontline: The Abortion Divide

Frontline: The Abortion Divide

PBS Video 041929

In 1983 - 10 years after Roe v. Wade - a landmark FRONTLINE documentary, Abortion Clinic, showed...

Grace for President

Grace for President

Weston Woods WW2750

Based on the book by Kelly DiPucchio, illustrated by LeUyen Pham (Hyperion Books) -    When...

Helen's Big World: The Life of Helen Keller

Helen's Big World: The Life of Helen Keller

Weston Woods WW2735

Based on the book by Doreen Rappaport, illustrated by Matt Tavares (Hyperion Books For Children)...

Henry's Freedom Box

Henry's Freedom Box

Weston Woods WW854

by Ellen Levine, illustrated by Kadir Nelson (Scholastic) Henry dreams of a world where his...

Jennifer Getzinger ( Mad Men, Masters of Sex, the Big C…)

Jennifer Getzinger ( Mad Men, Masters of Sex, the Big C…)

Cinefete A296-S01-02

An intimate and never-before-seen portrait of Jennifer Getzinger who directed episodes of Mad Men,...

JFK: A President Betrayed

JFK: A President Betrayed

Passion River Films PR2320

Narrated by Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman, JFK: A President Betrayed uncovers new evidence...

John, Paul, George and Ben

John, Paul, George and Ben

Weston Woods WW807

by Lane Smith (Hyperion) This humorous and factual history of five lads who grew up to become...

Laurie Keller LIbrary, The   Vol. I

Laurie Keller LIbrary, The Vol. I

Weston Woods WW2936

Includes: The Scrambled States of America The Scrambled States of America Talent...

Man In Red Bandana

Man In Red Bandana

Passion River Films PR3897

This is a story of sacrifice, selflessness and legacy.  "Man In Red Bandana" tells the story of...

Matthew Penn ( Law & Order, Damages, Royal Pains)

Matthew Penn ( Law & Order, Damages, Royal Pains)

Cinefete A296-S01-05

Actor by training, Matthew Penn began directing theatre before being hired as a director on a...

Mon fantôme rouge! Mon Poison Rouge! (Saison 2)

Mon fantôme rouge! Mon Poison Rouge! (Saison 2)

Sardine Productions SAR057FR

La mère de Beanie se joint à Mme Préhistorikz pour une séance de spiritisme cocasse pour que...

My Senator and Me

My Senator and Me

Weston Woods WW804

by Senator Edward M. Kennedy, ill. by David Small (Scholastic Press) Senator Ted Kennedy and...

North America

North America

Cinefete A259-S02-01

North America is perpetually reinventing itself. The continent is a wild world of rivers, plains...

Outlier: The Story of Katherine Johnson

Outlier: The Story of Katherine Johnson

Films Media Group 395169

In mathematical terms, an outlier is a data point that differs greatly from other observations. It...

Rosemary Rodriguez ( The Good Wife, The Walking Dead, Jessica Jones)

Rosemary Rodriguez ( The Good Wife, The Walking Dead, Jessica...

Cinefete A296-S01-03

Rosemary Rodriguez could not be more representative of the type of characters found in most drama...

Scrambled States of America - Talent Show

Scrambled States of America - Talent Show

Weston Woods WW859

by Laurie Keller (Henry Holt)  Those wacky scrambled states are having a talent show. Revel in...

She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World

She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World

Weston Woods WW3031

Book by Chelsea Clinton, ill. by Alexandra Boiger (Philomel)    Chelsea Clinton celebrates...

So You Want To Be President?

So You Want To Be President?

Weston Woods WW597

by Judith St. George, ill. by David Small In the time-honored tradition of political...

South America

South America

Cinefete A259-S02-03

South America is a territory of contrasts and excesses. It contains the world's longest mountain...

Stories for Presidents' Day

Stories for Presidents' Day

Weston Woods WW2931

Includes: Just a Few Words, Mr. Lincoln George Washington’s Mother DVD...

Stories for Presidents' Day

Stories for Presidents' Day

Weston Woods WW2931

Includes: Just a Few Words, Mr. Lincoln George Washington’s Mother DVD...

The Art of Television

The Art of Television

Cinefete A296-S01

The series The Art of Television explores modern television directing and those who stand behind...

The Bomb and Us, the Atomic Weapon Today

The Bomb and Us, the Atomic Weapon Today

Cinefete A198-004

Nuclear warhead count: Russia 7290 | United States 7000 | France 300 | China 260 | United Kingdom...

The Flu That Killed 50 Million

The Flu That Killed 50 Million

Films Media Group 395233

It is 1918 and the end of WWI. Millions have died, and the world is exhausted by war. But soon a...

The Origins Of Africa

The Origins Of Africa

Cinefete A259-S02-04

Africa may seem to be a young continent, as it has only been explored in its entirety since the...

The Prophecy: A Warning of Climate Change in Alaska

The Prophecy: A Warning of Climate Change in Alaska

Cinefete A242-013

Decades before scientists recognised the looming dangers of climate change, the elders of one of...

The West

The West

PBS Video 040347

In this panoramic documentary, Stephen Ives reveals the American West stripped of its Hollywood...

Tim Van Patten ( The Sopranos, The Pacific, Boardwalk Empire)

Tim Van Patten ( The Sopranos, The Pacific, Boardwalk Empire)

Cinefete A296-S01-04

Before working on one of HBO's best series, The Sopranos, Tim Van Patten was an actor in the series...

Titans of the 20th Century

Titans of the 20th Century

PBS Video 041947

This is the story of the most influential figures of the 20th century, those who caused and those...

Two Friends:  Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass

Two Friends: Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass

Weston Woods WW2929

Based on the Book by Dean Robbins, illustrated by Sean Qualls & Selina Alko (Orchard)...

USA V. Donald J. Trump: W5

USA V. Donald J. Trump: W5

CTV CTV813

Donald Trump could become the third president of the United States to be impeached, after...

Voyage au cœur des égouts: Mon Poison Rouge! (Saison 1)

Voyage au cœur des égouts: Mon Poison Rouge! (Saison 1)

Sardine Productions SAR048FR

Quand Maman croit à tord avoir causé la mort d’Amiral Bubulles, elle le jette aux toilettes et...

Voyage of the Continents

Voyage of the Continents

Cinefete A259-S02

Via the epic of continental drift, we travel to Africa and the Americas, to meet scientists who are...

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