New Documentaries & Educational DVDs

Classical stretch, the Esmonde technique. cover
Presents stretching workouts to relieve and prevent back pain.
Ghost adventures. cover
The Ghost Chasers crew, Zak Bagans, Nick Groff and Aaron Goodwin are back to investigate the scariest, most notorious, haunted places in the world. The trio will interview eyewitnesses and historians at each location, arming themselves with the stories of the ghosts they will later provoke and confront during their dusk-to-dawn lockdowns. Then they'll review and analyze their findings with some the most respected experts and specialists in the paranormal field.
Spark : a Burning Man story cover
Each year, 60,000 people from around the globe gather in the Nevada desert for the week-long Burning Man festival, where they party and collaborate on large-scale art before burning a giant effigy in a ritual frenzy. Rooted in self-expression, self-reliance and community effort, Burning Man has grown famous for stirring ordinary people to shed their nine-to-five existence and act on their dreams.
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Indianapolis has one of the lowest high school graduation rates in the country. For adult learners, Greg, Melissa, and Shynika, finally earning their high school diplomas could be a life-changing achievement. Andrew Cohn's absorbing documentary observes their individual pursuits, and the broader systemic roadblocks faced by many low income Americans. -- Adapted from container.
Karen Black on acting cover
Karen Black, the Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner shares 40 years worth of insights into the craft of acting. This in-depth interview covers everything from perfecting regional accents to finding a character's inner needs.
Great Basin : caves, trains & wide open spaces cover
"Great Basin geosphere is a unique 200,000 square mile piece of real estate. High desert and mountains cover 20% of the lower 48 United States... Including most of Nevada, southern Oregon, Idaho, Western Utah and a portion of eastern California. This vast area is much more than 'just a desert'"--Container.
Risk : how much of your own life are you willing to risk? cover
"Filmed over six years, RISK is a complex and volatile character study that collides with a high stakes election year and its controversial aftermath. Cornered in a tiny building for half a decade, Julian Assange is undeterred even as the legal jeopardy he faces threatens to undermine the organization he leads and fracture the movement he inspired. In a new world order where a single keystroke can alter history, RISK is a portrait of power, betrayal, truth, and sacrifice."--Back cover.
Poverty, politics & profits : the housing crisis cover
Looks into reasons why despite billions of dollars going into subsidized housing for the poor, many in need experience difficulty acquiring adequate housing. Explores racial inequality in the housing market.
Great Yellowstone thaw cover
Yellowstone is home to North America's most iconic wildlife, and every year these animals must survive the Thaw-one of the harshest seasonal changes on Earth when temperatures can swing from minus 40°F in winter to almost 100°F in summer. Learn how animals cope with this range, and witness the impact on individual families of wolves, grizzly bears, beavers, and great gray owls.
Midwest heartland : Theodore Roosevelt to The Homestead Act cover
National Parks in the Midwest region of the United States inspire us with their history, beauty, and phenomenal natural resources. This program features over a dozen National Park sites throughout the Midwest region of the United States.
The apology : before it's too late cover
Follows the personal journeys of three former "comfort women" who were among 200,000 girls and young women kidnapped and forced into military sexual slavery by the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II.
Historic Massachusetts, pilgrims to the 21st century cover
"Massachusetts is steeped in rich history with heritage trails, museums, historic sites and literary giants. Visiting these sites is a fun way to gain a greater understanding of our nation's past and its connection to the present"--Container.
Railroads : the magic, mystery & mystique cover
Take a journey from yesteryears of transporting through the wild west to present-day on the railroads. America has a long standing love affair with trains. From its yesteryears of transporting ore through the Wild West to present-day journeys, the railroads were a crucial part of the creation of the National Park System, taking early visitors to Yosemite, Yellowstone, Glacier, and other parks that were nearly inaccessible by other means. Although roads have made access easier in recent history. Today National Parks, National Historic Sites, National Historic Landmarks & Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks preserve America's rich rail history and delight millions of people from around the world through scenic rail excursions and informative interactive exhibits. Featured parks include: Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona; Denali National Park & Preserve, Alaska; Cuyahoga National Park, Ohio; Steamtown National Historic Site, Pennsylvania; Golden Spike National Historic Site, Utah; Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, Pennsylvania; Durango-Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad National Historic Landmark & Historic Civil Engineering Landmark, Colorado; Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad National Historic Landmark, Colorado.
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Examines the transformation of art in the internet age.
Great escape at Dunkirk. cover
Join archaeologists and divers recovering remains of ships and planes lost during World War II's epic Dunkirk operation. Discover new evidence of the ingenious technology that helped save Allied forces from defeat by the encircling Germans.
Jane cover
An interview with Jane Goodall, who spent several decades studying chimpanzees in their natural habitat in Tanzania's Gombe National Park, and a look back over her life and career as a primatologist, animal rights advocate, and environmental activist.
Landscapes through time. cover
Noted artist, lecturer and teacher David Dunlop travels to Cezanne's Mont St. Victoire, France, where he paints famous landscapes.
Landscapes through time. Van Gogh at Saint-Remy, France cover
Noted artist, lecturer and teacher David Dunlop travels to Van Gogh's Asylum at St. Remy, France where he paints famous landscapes.
Landscapes through time. cover
Noted artist, lecturer and teacher David Dunlop travels to Monet's Waterlilies at Giverny, France where he paints famous landscapes.
Landscapes through time. cover
Noted artist, lecturer and teacher David Dunlop travels to Renoir's olive groves in Cagnes Sur Mer, where he paints famous landscapes.
Avenues of escape cover
The lives of three women intertwine as they embark on a dangerous journey to find freedom during the decades-long crackdown on Falun Gong practitioners in China.
Zion, Bryce, & Capitol Reef : discoveries...America national parks cover
Utah is rich in national parks, three of which are featured in this program in addition to national monuments and a national recreation area showcasing the spectacular natural splendor of southern Utah. Discover America's national parks, such as Zion and Bryce Canyon, and monuments, such as Lake Powell, Lee's Ferry, and the Colorado River, which are included in the Rainbow Bridge national monument.
11/8/16 cover
Featuring footage captured by a carefully curated group of the some of America's finest documentary filmmakers, the film follows sixteen subjects spanning the country's geographic, socioeconomic, and political divides throughout the course of that history-altering day. As the evening wears on, and it becomes clear that the impossible was about to become reality, Trump supporters rejoice at their candidate's surprise victory as Hillary voters come to grips with the shocking turn of events.
Frontline. cover
A dangerous rivalry between Iran and Saudi Arabia has plunged the Middle East into sectarian war. From revolution in Iran, reaction by Saudi Arabia, and wars in Afghanistan, Lebanon and Iraq, how religion and power politics drive perpetual conflict.
Unrepeatable cover
Recorded when Eddie Izzard was playing a limited seven week sold-out run of his celebrated stand-up show.