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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 Plague of Witchcraft: Witches of Salem Part 3

A Plague of Witchcraft: Witches of Salem Part 3

Blue Ant Media BAM1160

George Burroughs, the former minister of Salem Village, is arrested in Maine and brought to Salem...

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...

America’s Diplomats: Great Decisions 2019 Series

America’s Diplomats: Great Decisions 2019 Series

Scorpion TV SCTV11

For generations, American diplomats have shaped our history. They found support for our...

American Chaos: W5

American Chaos: W5

CTV CTV842

The United States of America is embroiled in some of the greatest challenges it's faced in decades...

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 Eugenics Crusade

American Experience: The Eugenics Crusade

PBS Video 041957

A hybrid derived from the Greek words meaning “well” and “born,” the term eugenics was...

American Experience: The Man Who Tried to Feed the World

American Experience: The Man Who Tried to Feed the World

PBS Video 041952

In 1966, drought and an exploding population confronted India with the imminent threat of a severe...

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: The Vote

American Experience: The Vote

PBS Video 041951

One hundred years after the passage of the 19th Amendment, The Vote tells the dramatic story of the...

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...

American Totem: Reckoning With Gun Cultures

American Totem: Reckoning With Gun Cultures

Video Project, Inc. TVP085

After public mass shootings, the national gun debate consists of predictable talking points that...

American Tragedy

American Tragedy

Video Project, Inc. TVP081

A mother grapples to understand how her son became a school shooter and what it would take to...

Americans and the World: Great Decisions 2020 Series

Americans and the World: Great Decisions 2020 Series

Scorpion TV SCTV24

In a democracy, foreign policy and diplomacy must be directed by the people, but survey after...

And She Could Be Next

And She Could Be Next

PBS Video 041953

And She Could Be Next tells the story of a defiant movement of women of color transforming...

Asian Americans

Asian Americans

PBS Video 041950

Asian Americans delivers a bold, new perspective on the Asian American experience that will...

Avec Castro, À L'Heure du Crime, 1963

Avec Castro, À L'Heure du Crime, 1963

Mélisande Films F196-038

Castro voyait dans Kennedy le seul président qui crut à une coexistence entre socialistes et...

Black Is the Color

Black Is the Color

Films Media Group 395271

Faced with racist caricatures, African American painters decided to present a different image of...

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...

Durkheim and the Functions of Crime

Durkheim and the Functions of Crime

Shortcutstv Ltd STV030

It seems obvious to most people that crime and social order are opposites. But more than a century...

Father of Containment - The George Kennan Story: Great Decisions 2019 Series

Father of Containment - The George Kennan Story: Great Decisions...

Scorpion TV SCTV13

George Kennan was the architect of America’s Cold War strategy, but he remained an outsider who...

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...

From Watts to Watts

From Watts to Watts

Tamara Films A196-0286

Charles Burnett is an eminent figure of the Black independent movement during the sixties. His dual...

From Watts to Watts (French Version)

From Watts to Watts (French Version)

Tamara Films F196-042

Figure éminente du « Black independent movement » pendant les années soixante, Charles Burnett...

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 the...

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...

Gathering Storm: Witches of Salem Part 1

Gathering Storm: Witches of Salem Part 1

Blue Ant Media BAM1158

When the young girls of Reverend Samuel Parris’s household terrify themselves by trying to tell...

Grace for President

Grace for President

Weston Woods WW2750

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

Great Decisions 2020

Great Decisions 2020

Scorpion TV SCTV14

Great Decisions takes you beyond today’s headlines by providing a look at significant challenges...

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...

Ozone Hole: How We Saved the Planet

Ozone Hole: How We Saved the Planet

Films Media Group 395274

The forgotten story of the hole in the ozone layer -and how the world came together to fix it. The...

Regional Disorder - The Middle East: Great Decisions 2019 Series

Regional Disorder - The Middle East: Great Decisions 2019 Series

Scorpion TV SCTV02

The Middle East is in turmoil. Almost a decade after the Arab uprisings; civil wars, failed states...

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...

Satan Strides Fort: Witches of Salem Part 2

Satan Strides Fort: Witches of Salem Part 2

Blue Ant Media BAM1159

For the villagers it is now clear that Salem is a battleground for Good versus Evil, with new...

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...

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