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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...

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 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 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...

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...

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...

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...

Monumental Crossroads: The Fight for Southern Heritage

Monumental Crossroads: The Fight for Southern Heritage

Scorpion TV SCTV48

Throughout the South of the United States, tempers flare up as confederate monuments are targeted...

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...

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...

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...

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 Edge of Paradise

The Edge of Paradise

Passion River Films PR4700

Hawaii, 1969 — Thirteen young mainlanders – refugees from campus riots, Vietnam War protests...

The End of the Road

The End of the Road

Indiecan Entertainment Inc. ICE091

"It's the end of the road and people at the end of their line come to Lund". Follow this real life...

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...

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