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      America The Story of Us     

A riveting adventure of how America was invented, AMERICA The Story of Us focuses on the people, ideas and events that built our nation, covering 400 years...
      Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera (Full Screen)     

A mysterious masked figure roams around the underground chambers of the Opera Populaire, a 19th century Parisian opera house. He tutors a young singer who ...
      Apollo 13 - Collector's Edition     

Astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise and Jack Swigert try to come back alive after an explosion aborts the April 1970 moonshot. Directed by Ron Howard. From L...
      Art 21: Art in the Twenty-First Century: Season III     

Art: 21 enters its third season with an invigorating look at established artists and newcomers, from Laylah Ali, Ellen Gallagher, and Matthew Ritchie to Jo...
      Art 21: Art in the Twenty-First Century: Seasons I and II     

ART:21- ART IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY offers new definitions of art and demonstrates its profound relevance. Meet 37 diverse U.S. artists in this Emmy-no...
      B Careful When U Txt: The Dangers of Texting and Sexting     

A nasty rumor spreads through school with lightening speed. A bully's taunt reaches its target instantly. A young teen is caught "sexting"—sending se...
      Biofuels - Alternative Energy Supply     

This program investigates the mode of production of a range of biofuels, from biogas, ethanol and butanol to vegetable oils and biodiesel. Students will ga...
      Biology: Inside a Cell     

A simple lab assignment becomes a rollicking adventure when a student is trapped inside a cell. His buddies introduce your students to the parts and functi...
      Blast!     

Brass and percussion blend with choreography, lighting, and special effects to create a new performance genre in BLAST! Performers move constantly, staging...
      Blue Planet: Seas of Life, The (Special Edition)     

Before creating the monumental Planet Earth, producer Alastair Fothergill and his team from the BBC put together one of the most breathtaking explorations ...
      Boy in the Striped Pajamas, The     

Based on the best-selling novel by John Boyne, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas highlights the secret friendship between two unlikely friends - the young son...
      Coach Carter     

Samuel L. Jackson, Rob Brown and Robert Ri'chard star in this drama directed by Thomas Carter that tells the story of the controversial high school basketb...
      Colonial House     

Welcome to daily life in the year 1628! Colonial House was filmed over a 5 month period on an isolated stretch of the Maine coast. Our adventurers arrived ...
      Core Astronomy     

Core Astronomy examines the key points in the development of astronomy, beginning with Greek astronomer Ptolemy's earth centered paradigm to Nicolas Copern...
      Core Chemistry     

No science is more at the core of every technology that supports the seven billion people living on the planet today than chemistry. Chemistry is at the ba...
      Core Geology     

Not since the discovery of gold in 1848 has the understanding of the world's geology been more important to the welfare of the nation.

Throughou...
      Core Physics     

Physics is the study of the elemental constituents of the universe. It deals with matter energy, forces, space and time. In the long history of physics, a ...
      Cosmos With Carl Sagan     

This series has been digitally restored and enhanced and includes new visuals and astronomical effects and updates from Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan. The seri...
      Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey     

COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey continues the exploration of the remarkable mysteries of the cosmos and our place within it. Hosted by renowned astrophysicist ...
      Count of Monte Cristo '02     

Jim Caviezel stars in this adaptation of the Alexander Dumas' tale of betrayal, adventure and revenge. When the guileless Edmond Dantes is betrayed by his ...
      Cyber-Bullying     

Cyber-bulling is any form of harassment that occurs via the Internet. Vicious forum posts, name calling in chat rooms, posting fake profiles on web sites a...
      Cyberbully     

Cyberbully follows Taylor Hillridge, a teenage girl who falls victim to online bullying, and the cost it nearly takes on her and her family. Taylor is a pr...
      Design: e2     

Design E2 examines the economies of being environmentally conscious in green building design. Includes all six series episodes; The Green Apple, Green for ...
      Discovery Magazine: Forensics     

Technological advances are solving all kinds of mysteries that have left us stumped for decades. See how new tools and methods of investigation are telling...
      Divergent     

Based on Veronica Roth's #1 New York Times best-selling novel, DIVERGENT is a gripping action thriller set in a futuristic world where society has been div...
      Einstein's Big Idea      

Everyone's heard of it, but what does E=mc2 -- the world's most famous equation -- really mean? And why did it change the world?

With brilliant ...
      Elegant Universe, The     

It's the holy grail of physics--the search for ultimate law and order in the universe. And in the last few years, excitement has grown among scientists as...
      Fed Up     

This is the movie the food industry doesn't want you to see. FED UP blows the lid off everything we thought we knew about food and weight loss, revealing a...
      Freedom Riders     

This inspirational documentary is about a band of courageous civil-rights activists calling themselves the Freedom Riders. Gaining impressive access to inf...
      Frontier House     

What better sequel to the much-admired 1900 HOUSE-in which a modern family lived in a Victorian home-than a pre-quel? In THE FRONTIER HOUSE, three 21st-cen...
      FRONTLINE: Secret History of the Credit Card     

The average American family today carries 10 credit cards. Credit card debt and personal bankruptcies are now at an all time high. With no legal limit on t...
      Global Warming: The Signs and the Science     

This documentary profiles people who are living with the grave consequences of a changing climate, as well as the individuals, communities and scientists i...
      Great Expectations (Original U.K. Unedited Edition)     

Nothing is quite as it seems in this lush retelling of Dickens' classic coming-of-age story with colorful characters--conspirators, rogues, rakes, and wret...
      Guardians Of The Galaxy     

From Marvel, the studio that brought you the global blockbuster franchises of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Avengers, comes a new team—the ...
      Guns, Germs, and Steel     

Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book and national best seller, Guns, Germs, and Steel is an epic detective story that offers a gripping expose on why t...
      Human Body: Pushing the Limits     

The driving force behind every one of us is the most powerful organ in the natural world: the human brain. Through six case studies of the body in crisis, ...
      Hunger Games, The     

Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete i...
      Hunger Games, The: Catching Fire     

In the thrilling sequel THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE, Katniss Everdeen and fellow tribute Peeta Mellark have barely returned home after winning the 74th...
      Hunger Games, The: Mockingjay Part 1     

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 finds Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) in District 13 after she literally shatters the games forever. Under the l...
      Imitation Game, The     

In THE IMITATION GAME, Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Alan Turing, the genius British mathematician, logician, cryptologist and computer scientist who led t...
      Inconvenient Truth, An     

Directed by Davis Guggenheim and narrated by Al Gore, this live-action documentary details Gore's personal history and longtime commitment to stopping the...
      Interstellar     

Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel...
      Into The Wild     

Rated R

INTO THE WILD is based on a true story and the bestselling book by Jon Krakauer. After graduating from Emory University...
      Iron Jawed Angels     

Hilary Swank, Anjelica Huston and Francis O'Connor star in this HBO drama about the women's suffrage movement in the United States. Beginning in the early ...
      Jazz     

JAZZ celebrates America's greatest original art form. Ken Burns' 10-part documentary opens at the dawn of the 20th century, incorporating American culture ...
      Ken Burns: The Dust Bowl     

The Dust Bowl chronicles the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history, when a frenzied wheat boom on the southern Plains, followed by a decad...
      Les Miserables     

Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice ...
      Lesson Before Dying, A     

Based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines, this powerful feature is set in the south during the 1940s, when racism was as widespread in the legal system as in...
      Liberty! The American Revolution     

Dramatic readings from letters and diaries and re-creations of events leading up to America's fight for freedom chronicle the course of revolution. Follow ...
      Life (David Attenborough)     

Four years in the making, filmed over 3000 days, across every continentand in every habitat, Life is the latest wildlife blockbuster from the BBC's award-w...
      Life's Greatest Miracle     

A remake of Lennart Nilsson's world famous film "Miracle of Life," this completely updated edition tells the inside-the-womb story of human life from conce...
      Making the Speech: Conquer your Fear of Public Speaking     

Follow shy Stanley Reed as he pursues his school's public speaking prize. Last year he fell off the stage. Will he walk off a winner this year?

...
      Merchants of Cool, The     

Today's teenagers have money and independence, their lives the object of obsessive focus by corporate America. FRONTLINE explores the culture of today's te...
      Meth Epidemic, The     

FRONTLINE investigates the big business surrounding "Crystal Meth," the narcotic that swept the nation after two Mexican drug runners began smuggling ephe...
      Monuments Men, The     

Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action-thriller focusing on an unlikely World War II platoon, tas...
      My Blog: Dangers of Texting and Sexting (What Kind of Message are You Sending?)     

Cell phones, mobile email devices and handheld computers provide students with the ability to send and receive messages within seconds. Dramatic scenarios ...
      MythBusters Library     

Is it fact or fiction? Special effects experts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman take urban legends and put them to the scientific test. From surviving a plan...
      Norma Rae     

Beau Bridges and Sally Field star in this drama directed by Martin Ritt about a Southern millworker who revolutionizes a small town and discovers a power i...
      Numb3rs - The Complete First Season     

In the Los Angeles office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Special Agent Don Eppes and his team investigate critical and baffling crimes with a spec...
      Numb3rs - The Complete Second Season     

In the Los Angeles office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Special Agent Don Eppes and his team investigate critical and baffling crimes with a spec...
      October Sky - Special Edition     

Homer Hickam's autobiographical book Rocket Boys was the basis for this sentimental and inspirational film, which dramatizes the true story of a small town...
      One Woman, One Vote     

How could America call itself the world's greatest democracy, but continue to deny the right to vote to more than half of its citizens? This program docume...
      Our Town     

Veteran actor-director Paul Newman makes his first Broadway appearance in four decades in this sold-out Westport Country Playhouse production of the Thornt...
      P.O.V.: What I Want My Words to Do to You     

Playwright Eve Ensler guides viewers into the hearts of female prisoners in unique performances by Mary Alice, Glenn Close, Hazelle Goodman, Rosie Perez, a...
      Pay It Forward     

Kevin Spacey, Helen Hunt and Haley Joel Osment (The Sixth Sense) star in this sentimental feature about a junior high school class project that results in ...
      Planet Earth: The Complete Collection     

With an unprecedented production budget of $25 million, and from the makers of Blue Planet: Seas of Life, comes the epic story of life on Earth. Fiv...
      Play It Out: Digital Distractions (How to stay safe, healthy and sane.)     

According to a new poll by the Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project, cell phones, computers and other digital devices have become the t...
      Poetry Lounge, The     

The Poetry Lounge is a free, multicultural open-forum for self-expression, inspiring young people to find their own voice and let it be heard. Hosted by aw...
      President Barack Obama: The Man and His Journey     

President Barack Obama: The Man and His Journey – It's been a long time coming, but in this defining moment, Barack Obama through his election as Pre...
      Quiz Show     

John Turturro, Rob Morrow, Ralph Fiennes and Paul Scofield star in this drama directed by Robert Redford and adapted from the book Remembering America: A V...
      Rabbit-Proof Fence     

Kenneth Brannagh stars in this compelling drama from director Phillip Noyce, based upon the book by Doris Pilkington and inspired by a true story. After es...
      Randy Pausch: The Last Lecture     

Experience the moving lecture that generated a National Bestselling book and inspired millions to believe in the power of achieving their childhood dreams....
      Reconstruction: The Second Civil War     

Spanning the years from 1863 to 1877, this dramatic mini-series recounts the tumultuous post-Civil War years. America was grappling with rebuilding itself,...
      Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls (High School)     

In this exclusive, illustrated video, Mary Pipher, Ph.D., discusses the challenges facing today's teenagers, especially girls, as well as the role of media...
      Roosevelts, The: An Intimate History     

Ken Burns chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politic...
      Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead     

Gary Oldman, Richard Dreyfuss and Tim Roth star in this twist on Shakespeare's Hamlet, based on Tom Stoppard's play. In the story, two of Shakespeare's sup...
      Rudy     

Rudy, a young man with a lifelong dream of playing for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team, goes to heroic and often hilarious lengths to gain admi...
      Secret Life of the Brain     

A startling new map of the human brain has emerged during the past decade of neuroscience research, contradicting much of what was previously believed. Nar...
      Secret Life Of Walter Mitty, The     

Ben Stiller directs and stars in THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY, James Thurber's classic story of a day-dreamer who escapes his anonymous life by disappea...
      Selma     

SELMA is the story of a movement. The film chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign ...
      Slim Hopes: Advertising and the Obsession with Thinness (High School)     

Jean Kilbourne's award-winning video offers an in-depth analysis of how female bodies are depicted in advertising images and the devastating effects of tho...
      Speak     

Kristen Stewart, Elizabeth Perkins and Steve Zahn star in this adaptation of the novel by Laurie Halse Anderson and directed by Jessica Sharzer. In the sto...
      Spin the Bottle: Sex, Lies and Alcohol (High School)     

Spin the Bottle offers an indispensable critique of the role that contemporary popular culture plays in glamorizing excessive drinking and high-risk behavi...
      Stand and Deliver     

The saga of real-life heroes determined to conquer a foe few people dare confront: the National Advanced Placement Calculus Exam. Edward James Olmos gives ...
      Stomp Out Loud     

Members of the hit show perform their unique blend of music, comedy and dance, filmed live in New York City. Features never-before-seen excitement as perfo...
      Swing Kids     

The story of a close-knit group of young kids in Nazi Germany who listen to banned swing music from the US. Soon dancing and fun leads to more difficult ch...
      Sybil     

Sally Field won an Emmy Award for her outstanding performance in this memorable 1976 made-for-television feature about a disturbed woman suffering from mul...
      Temple Grandin     

Based on the writings by its title subject, HBO Film's Temple Grandin starring Golden Globe® winner Claire Danes is an engaging portrait of an autistic...
      The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey     

The adventure follows the journey of title character Bilbo Baggins, who is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from the fe...
      The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug     

The second in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug continues t...
      Their Eyes Were Watching God     

Halle Berry stars as the beautiful Janie Crawford, who embarks on an emotional and dramatic journey of self-discovery. Refusing to compromise in spite of s...
      Theory Of Everything, The     

Starring Eddie Redmayne ("Les Misérables") and Felicity Jones ("The Amazing Spider-Man 2"), this is the extraordinary story of one of the world's gr...
      To Kill A Mockingbird (50th Anniversary Edition)     

Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic novel has been artfully and delicately translated to the big screen. It stars the legendary Gregory Peck in his...
      Tough Guise: Violence, Media and the Crisis in Masculinity (Unabridged) (High School)     

While the social construction of femininity has been widely examined, the dominant role of masculinity has until recently remained largely invisible. Tough...
      Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price     

Muckraking documentarian Robert Greenwald (Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism) trains his camera on the corporate behemoth Wal-Mart in this provo...
      War, The: A Ken Burns Film     

The documentary THE WAR explores the history and horror of World War II from an American perspective by following the fortunes of so-called ordinary men an...
      What's On My Plate?     

Do you ever stop and wonder what's on YOUR plate? Discover what's on the new MyPlate food icon developed by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). This D...
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