New Documentaries & Educational DVDs

Sicily : land of love & strife cover
The exploration of Sicily takes the viewer to a place of spectacular beauty, epic human struggle, depth and diversity of culture, philosophic insights, and historic sites.
John McEnroe : in the realm of perfection cover
Writer and director Faraut revisits the rich bounty of footage of the left-handed tennis star John McEnroe as he competes in the French Open at Paris's Roland Garros Stadium in 1984. Far from a traditional documentary, Faraut probes the archival film to unpack both McEnroe's attention to the sport and the footage itself, creating a lively and immersive look at a driven athlete, a study on the sport of tennis and the human body and movement, and finally how these all intersect with cinema itself.
Neil Gaiman : dream dangerously cover
The film offers unprecedented access to Neil, chronicling his journey from myth-loving child to one of the most popular writers in the world. Viewers can go along for the ride as Neil Gaiman embarks on his final signing tour, one last chance to talk to the fans who love his work and show his appreciation for their years of support.
More than my brain cover
The human brain performs astonishing feats. Neuroscientists attempt to understand how the brain works and find themselves confronted with the most fundamental questions about humanity: How is ones personality connected to the structure of their brain? Could computers develop consciousness? Where does the human ability of choice come from? Are experiences of God or transcendence merely a product of chemical reactions?
Citizen Clark : a life of principle cover
For the past fifty years, former U.S. Attorney General and Human Rights activist Ramsey Clark has fought the abuses of U.S. power and championed the causes of peace, justice and human rights. This documentary examines his lifetime commitment to his causes from Civil Rights, to U.S. wars and events from Selma to the Parkland, Florida shooting. Clark's perspective on American policies that have affected our country and the world are discussed for future generations to utilize.
We'll meet again. cover
Follows the reunions of people whose lives crossed at pivotal moments.
Tracking Edith cover
Examines the life of Edith Tudor-Hart, an Austrian-born, British photographer who secretly spied for the Soviets during World War II.
That summer cover
Filling in the background for Grey Gardens (1975) by Albert and David Maysles, recounts the summer of 1972, when Lee Radziwill and photographer Peter Beard decided to make a film about Radziwill's childhood on Long Island.
Sinking cities cover
Examines global climate change and how it affects sea levels.
Operation Bridge Rescue cover
Follows the rebuilding of the Blenheim Covered Bridge in New York State after its destruction in a hurricane, and explores the restoration of bridges in China.
Jim Gaffigan : noble ape cover
Comedian Jim Gaffigan performs a stand-up comedy routine.
Bad reputation cover
Profiles the life and career of rock musician Joan Jett.
We'll meet again cover
Dramatic reunions of people whose lives crossed at pivotal moments. View history through their eyes and hear stories of heroism, hope and the forging of unbreakable bonds.
The zen diaries of Garry Shandling cover
When Garry Shandling died in 2016, he was widely remembered as a top stand-up comedian and the star of two of the most innovative sitcoms in TV history. But to those who knew him, the 'real' Garry Shandling was a far more complex person. Now, Shandling's longtime friend and onetime mentee Judd Apatow has created a remarkable portrait of this iconic comedian in a revealing two-part documentary.
Free solo cover
Follows free solo climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares mentally and physically to climb the 3200-foot El Capitan in Yosemite without a rope or safety gear.
Dynasties cover
Follows the lives of five endangered animals as they struggle against rivals and the forces of nature to survive.
Divide and conquer : the story of Roger Ailes cover
Examines the rise and fall of the late media mogul, Roger Ailes.
Cut : exposing FGM worldwide cover
Through interviews with FGM survivors, activists, doctors and researchers, exposes the often secret practice of female genital mutilation as it exists in various countries around the world.
The curse of Oak Island. cover
Follows two brothers as they attempt to find hidden treasure on Oak Island.
The curse of Oak Island. cover
Follows two brothers as they attempt to find hidden treasure on Oak Island.
Ultimate 5 day walk plan cover
Leslie Sansone presents an in-home walking workout designed to burn fat and calories.
The blue planet. cover
Explores the world's oceans and is the definitive exploration of the marine world, chronicling the mysteries the deep. Discusses concepts such as evolution, the food chain, survival of the fittest, and the future of that omnipresent non-sea creature known as Man.
The world before your feet cover
A man quits his engineering job and spends his days walking the streets of New York, getting an intimate knowledge of New York's history and people along the way.
Pluto and beyond cover
Examines the latest explorations and discoveries about Pluto and a mysterious object known as Ultima Thule.
My Scientology movie cover
Through dramatic reconstruction of incidents experienced by former members of the Church of Scientology, examines the controversy surrounding Scientology and what goes on behind the scenes of the church.