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Shark Mountain
DVD
2018
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Some 300 miles off Costa Rica is Cocos Island, a tiny Pacific outpost that was once a favorite haunt of pirates. Thousands of sharks hunt along the volcanic reefs of Cocos, so many that the island has also become known a...

The funkiest monkeys
DVD
2014
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Twenty-five years ago, filmmaker Colin Stafford-Johnson traveled to Sulawesi in Indonesia and fell in love with the Crested black macaques (Macaca nigra). These feisty monkeys are beach bums with punk hairstyles, express...

Raptor force
DVD
2016
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Armed with powerful beaks and talons, raptors are nature's killing force'winged predators whose beauty belies their speed. Dramatic footage from cameras mounted on their backs show why falcons, owls, eagles, and hawks ar...

The story of the Jews
DVD
2014
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Simon Schama presents this epic series exploring the extraordinary story of the Jewish experience from ancient times to the present day. Both deeply historical and utterly contemporary, this is a compelling film about di...

Super cats
DVD
2018
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Not only are cat the world's top predators, but they are emotional and intelligent as well as social and devoted parents. Featuring 31 species of cats spread over 14 countries, this miniseries introduces behaviors captur...

Living volcanoes
Videorecording
2019
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Explores the variety of activity, both human and natural, that occurs on the slopes of active volcanoes and follows biologist Jeffrey Marlow as he makes a dangerous descent into the Marum Crater, on Ambrym, Vanuatu, one ...

Bones of the Buddha
DVD
2013
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Did a nineteenth century British landowner really discover gold, jewels, and the charred bones of the Lord Buddha in an underground chamber on his estate? Is the site of this discovery the legendary lost city of Kapilava...

Brava Italia [an intimate tour of the Italian way of life]
DVD
2009
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Narrated by award-winning actor Paul Sorvino and broadcast on public television, Brava Italia tours la bella Italia from the streets to the skies, bustling cities to peaceful hill towns, and snowcapped Alps to sun-kissed...

Nature. Waddlers & paddlers
DVD
2005
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The world of penguins: Presents the life of penguins and how they solve the problem of living in two worlds, in the sea where they spend most of their lives swimming and feeding, moving so gracefully, and their return to...

Death on the railroad
DVD
2013
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In 1832, 57 young men from Ireland boarded a ship to America, leaving behind an impoverished country in hopes of a better life. Arriving healthy, all were dead in eight weeks. Did they all die due to a cholera pandemic a...

Animal misfits odd, bizarre and unlikely creatures
DVD
2014
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Alongside the fastest, strongest, smartest animals are nature's misfits, odd, bizarre and unlikely creatures that seem ill-equipped for survival. Somehow they manage to cling to life and in some cases even thrive. Reveal...

Monarchy. The complete series, disc 2
DVD
2010
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Tells the epic and bloody stories of Britain's kings and queens from the Saxon era (Alfred the Great) to the early 20th century (Victoria). Filmed on location in castles, churches, and battlegrounds.

The war of the world a new history of the 20th century
DVD
2008
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The film considers the unparalleled stretch of violence during the 20th century as a single, unrelenting 'war of the world' that began with Japan's invasion of Russia in 1904 and continued through the Korean War all the ...

Monarchy. The complete series, disc 4
DVD
2010
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Tells the epic and bloody stories of Britain's kings and queens from the Saxon era (Alfred the Great) to the early 20th century (Victoria). Filmed on location in castles, churches, and battlegrounds.

My life as a turkey
DVD
2011
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The moving story of a man who raises and bonds with a group of wild turkey hatchlings in Florida's flatwoods.

Robert Motherwell & the New York school storming the citadel
DVD
2010
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American artist Robert Motherwell (1915-1991) is profiled in the context of Modernism and reviews the past fifty years of his creative life. Discussed are the origins of Abstract Expressionism, its links with Surrealism,...

Nature. Giraffes Africa's gentle giants
DVD
2016
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Conservationist Julian Fennessy, in collaboration with the Ugandan Wildlife Authority, embarks on a mission to transport twenty endangered giraffes to safety.

Louisa May Alcott the woman behind Little women
DVD
2015
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Gives an account of author Louisa May Alcott's life through re-enactments and scholar interviews.

Man ray prophet of the avant-garde
DVD
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Photographer, painter, filmmaker, poet, essayist, philosopher, a primary leader of the American modernist movement. Narrated by Stockard Channing and includes an interview with director Mel Stewart.

The world's most wanted animal
DVD
2018
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Found in Africa and Asia, pangolins are the most poached and trafficked animal in the world. Based in Namibia, conservationist Maria Diekmann is working to save them. On an emotional journey, Maria travels to Asia to bet...

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