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The Science of Staying Young: Unlocking the Secrets of Longevity
Subject: Personal Health & Wellness
© 1996
22 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=6405
New research about how our brains work, about the diseases associated with old age, and about nutrition is leading scientists to redefine what it means to grow old. This program examines this researc …

 

Between Friends and Family
Subject:
© 2013
68 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=54416
In 2008, Rick was in his first year of film school when his neighbors, Mel and Carey, asked if he would be willing to help them to start a family. He agreed, and after having some conversations and si …

Careers in Technology
Subject:
© 1995
19 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=24968
Viewers learn about the opportunities to work in the expanding world of technology as they examine a wide variety of jobs. Included are: transportation, power, energy sources and alternative sources, …

Computers at Work
Subject:
© 1991
27 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=25080
Viewers discover the many valuable yet routine tasks that computers are regularly performing. These include word processing, draw/paint programs, spreadsheets, inventory control, billing, check writi …

Raw Visions: Art of Survival
Subject:
© 2012
86 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=54417
Raw Visions: Art of Survival is a documentary based upon Survivors Art Foundation and its mission of healing through art. This compelling film exhibits the artists’ creativity by exposing their most p …

Solving for X: A Quantitative Approach to Human Rights Data
Subject:
© 2013
71 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=54415
Solving for X is a feature-length documentary about the quantitative approach to human rights data. The film documents the work of Dr. Patrick Ball, leader of the Benetech Human Rights Data Analysis G …

The Digital Dump: Exporting Reuse and Abuse to Africa
Subject:
© 2001
30 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55288
Produced by The Basel Action Network, The Digital Dump: Exporting Re-use and Abuse to Africa exposes the ugly underbelly of what is thought to be an escalating global trade in toxic, obsolete, discar …

Social Climbing: Who’s Aping Who?
Subject: Anthropology
© 2000
52 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=52874
How we choose and lose our mates has long been a subject of intense fascination. Close scrutiny of the ways we attract, keep, and even leave our loved ones reveals more similarities than differences t …

Hidden Treasures of African Art
Subject: Anthropology, Area Studies, Art & Architecture
© 2011
59 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55260
Program host Griff Rhys Jones continues his quest to understand non-Western art forms by travelling to West Africa. Looking beyond the astonishing monetary worth of antique carvings from the region, …

Hidden Treasures of Australian Art
Subject: Anthropology, Area Studies, Art & Architecture
© 2011
59 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55259
Crossing the strait between Papua New Guinea and the northernmost shores of Queensland, Australia, program host Griff Rhys Jones meets a culture that was for centuries cut off from the rest of the wo …

Hidden Treasures of Indian Art
Subject: Anthropology, Area Studies, Art & Architecture
© 2011
59 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55261
In this program, host Griff Rhys Jones goes to India in search of exquisite, traditionally made textiles. Can he solve the mystery of an extraordinary Indian floor cloth kept in England for over 300 …

I Am the River: Maori Heritage on the Auction Block
Subject: Anthropology, Area Studies, Art & Architecture
© 2010
51 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=53462
When a trove of high-quality negatives dating back to the 19th century surfaced in a New Zealand attic, the discovery sparked much controversy over cultural sensitivity and ownership rights. In the ma …

Chinua Achebe: African Literature as Celebration
Subject: Anthropology, Area Studies, English & Language Arts
© 1990
52 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=10091
“Writers don’t give prescriptions, they give headaches.” Uncompromising yet nonpartisan in his views on politics and writing, Chinua Achebe-author, editor, and literary critic-ceaselessly explores the …

Dancing Girls: Life in China’s Fast Lane—China from Within
Subject: Anthropology, Area Studies, Geography, Sociology
© 2004
26 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=52869
Nightman is one of 187 nightclubs in Dalian, a city of 2.6 million people in northern China. Formerly the number one nightclub in the city, its success determines the fortunes of the dancers who wo …

Effective Schools
Subject: Applied Psychology, Education
© 2009
15 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=53717
Educating children is easier when students are happy and motivated to learn. This video will show how to implement practical strategies like parental and student involvement in strategic planning, fac …

A Vision for the Future: Species Protection in Africa—The African Game
Subject: Area Studies
© 2002
26 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=53508
Due to a continuing loss of habitat, Africa is rapidly losing its biodiversity. Conservation efforts have been hampered by disputes between supporters of sustainable use and animal rights lobbyists, a …

Another Night on Earth
Subject: Area Studies
© 2012
52 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55428
Cairo, a city in the midst of Egypt’s revolution, has the worst traffic in the world. Stuck in endless traffic jams, passengers and taxi drivers debate over their nation’s present and future. This fil …

Beyond Elections: Redefining Democracy in the Americas
Subject: Area Studies
© 2008
114 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=50893
In 1989, the Brazilian Workers’ Party altered the concept of local government when they installed participatory budgeting in Porto Alegre, allowing residents to participate directly in the allocation …

Eradicating Eden: Eco-Colonialism in Africa—The African Game
Subject: Area Studies
© 2002
26 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=53503
Africa’s rich biodiversity made the continent irresistible to 19th-century European powers, who exploited its resources and destroyed the natural harmony in which all its inhabitants had been living. …

Haiti: Year Zero
Subject: Area Studies
© 2011
38 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=54355
Haiti is a country in ruins. The earthquake killed more than 200,000 people, left millions more homeless, destroyed the country’s infrastructure and most of it’s buildings and left it reliant on forei …

In Touch with Nature: Saving Africa’s Game Reserves—The African Game
Subject: Area Studies
© 2002
26 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=53507
Ecotourism has been a boon to the African economy yet between shrinking budgets and environmental challenges, game reserves are struggling. Should the parks be allowed to raise funds through animal ut …

Living with Nature: The Problem with Elephants—The African Game
Subject: Area Studies
© 2002
26 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=53506
While conservationists advocate for African wildlife the continent’s indigenous people are experiencing poverty in growing numbers. Many tribes have been reduced to a subsistence farming that can bare …

Playing God: Active Environmental Management—The African Game
Subject: Area Studies
© 2002
26 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=53505
Should humans intervene when the animal population of a game reserve exceeds the ability of the reserve to sustain that population? Such overbreeding is inevitably followed by a population crash, whic …

The Lithium Revolution: Unlocking Bolivia’s Lithium Wealth
Subject: Area Studies
© 2009
10 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=54378
High in the Andes, lies the world’s largest reserves of the mineral lithium which is likely to help power the electric and hybrid vehicles of the future. The lithium is locked in the brine of Salar de …

The Promised Land: Threats to Elephant Sanctuaries—The African Game
Subject: Area Studies
© 2002
26 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=53504
When Africa’s elephants were declared endangered it was estimated that more than 100 of the animals had been killed every day between 1979 and 1989. The decimation was blamed on poachers and civil war …

Wind of Change
Subject: Area Studies
© 2012
31 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55117
Wind of Change is a powerful document on how climate change is affecting a small farming family in Kenya. For generations the Kisilu family have been self-reliant; growing their own food and making t …

Pop Goes Islam
Subject: Area Studies, Communication, Philosophy & Religion, Sociology
© 2010
48 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=53608
4shbab, “Islam’s own MTV,” was launched by Egyptian entrepreneur Ahmed Abu Haiba to bring contemporary music to young Muslims without showing scantily-clad women—or any women at all. Yasmine Mohsen …

The Great Indian Railway: Part 2
Subject: Area Studies, Geography
© 1995
55 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=56108
Separated by a subcontinent, the Pondicherry Special and the Darjeeling-Himalayan Railway are nevertheless united. They both embody the fading grandeur of India’s steam-engine era, when trains were o …

Nasseredin Shah and His 84 Wives
Subject: Area Studies, History
© 2011
58 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55115
In 1842 the heir to the Persian throne received a daguerreotype camera from Queen Victoria of England. In the following decades he used it to document his life, eventually leaving behind portraits …

Part 2: No Turning Back
Subject: Area Studies, History
© 1997
50 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=7107
This program covers the fascinating behind-the-scenes diplomacy that took place as war became inevitable. Former Secretary of State James Baker describes how Saudi Arabia, at the request of the U.S., …

The Ottomans: Europe’s Muslim Emperors-Episode 1
Subject: Area Studies, History
© 2013
60 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55742
The roots of the Ottoman Empire go back to 13th-century Turkic nomads who staked claim to a portion of Anatolia and then, strengthened by mercenaries fleeing the Mongol invasion, began hammering at th …

The Ottomans: Europe’s Muslim Emperors-Episode 2
Subject: Area Studies, History
© 2013
60 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55743
Continuing his exploration of their impact on European history, in this program Rageh Omaar discusses the spread of the Ottoman Empire, its golden age, and factors that led to its decline by the early …

The Ottomans: Europe’s Muslim Emperors-Episode 3
Subject: Area Studies, History
© 2013
50 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55744
Inspired by the French and American Revolutions, the multiethnic Ottoman domain began fracturing into nationalistic territories that eventually were all but dissolved by the European Powers following …

Alexandra David-Neel: One Woman’s Journey
Subject: Area Studies, History, Philosophy & Religion
© 1992
52 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=7621
Born in France in 1868, Alexandra David-Neel was the first woman to be granted the title of Lama in Tibet. During her miraculous 100 years, she traveled extensively through Asia, especially in the Him …

China’s Nuclear Bomb
Subject: Area Studies, History, Political Science
© 2010
52 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=52864
In 1964 Mao Zedong’s People’s Republic became the fifth nation to test a nuclear weapon, changing the balance of power in eastern Asia, and the rest of the world, forever. Set against the backdrop o …

Iran: The Hundred-Year War
Subject: Area Studies, History, Political Science
© 2008
92 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=53610
Iran’s sensitive geographic position and its oil reserves have made it the object of foreign interest since the beginning of the 20th century. This penetrating documentary traces the impact of these f …

The Legacy of the Mexican Revolution
Subject: Area Studies, History, World Languages
© 1994
30 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=5701
This program provides an overview of the Mexican Revolution and traces its human legacy through the Mexican population in San Antonio, Texas. Several prominent Mexican-Americans discuss how the war dr …

Alyaa: The Naked Revolutionary
Subject: Area Studies, Philosophy & Religion, Sociology
© 2013
52 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=53763
Twenty-year-old Alyaa Elmahdy is undaunted by the death threats she receives from her fellow Egyptians. “I don’t care about your rules,” she tells Islamists. The furor began when Alyaa posed nude on …

Curtain of Water: Understanding the U.S. Trade Embargo Against Cuba (in Spanish)
Subject: Area Studies, Political Science
© 2013
52 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55432
After several trips to Cuba, photographer Joe Guerriero felt the need to more fully understand the United States’ trade embargo against the island nation—a policy still in force more than five decade …

Blue Ghosts: Women’s Rights in Afghanistan
Subject: Area Studies, Political Science, Sociology
© 2011
55 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=53631
After the September 11 attacks the U.S. began bombing Afghanistan, citing the liberation of the region’s women as part of the justification for Operation Enduring Freedom. Five weeks later Laura Bush …

Syrian Diaries: Women of the Uprising
Subject: Area Studies, Political Science, Sociology
© 2013
26 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=54335
Over a period of seven months in 2012, a group of Syrian women created video diaries to let the world know what living under Bashar al-Assad’s rule is like. In this documentary, the six tell how revo …

Alvar Aalto: Technology and Nature
Subject: Art & Architecture
© 1996
60 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=6272
Filmed in his native Finland, Italy, Germany, and the U.S., this program looks at the life and work of Alvar Aalto and examines his creative style in the context of his time, the traditions he inherit …

Edward Hopper and the Blank Canvas
Subject: Art & Architecture
© 2012
52 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55000
This documentary examines American realist painter Edward Hopper’s life, including testimonies from people who knew him, and by those inspired by his work, like German filmmaker Wim Wenders. From Mad …

Ellsworth Kelly and Jasper Johns: Modern Masters?
Subject: Art & Architecture
© 1997
14 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=8835
What is art? Correspondent Paul Solman attempts to define it through the huge, monochrome canvases of Ellsworth Kelly and the symbol-laden compositions of Jasper Johns. At the Guggenheim Museum in New …

Jan Vermeer
Subject: Art & Architecture
© 1989
28 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=7797
Vermeer, born in 1632, lived in Delft all of his life and was influenced by Rembrandt. His work consisted of a series of variations on enigmatic interiors. Only 34 of his paintings are known to exist. …

Landscapes: The Sculpture Diaries
Subject: Art & Architecture
© 2007
49 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55280
Sculpture likely began as a form of spiritual expression, celebrating life and death and the connection both have to the Earth. Thousands of years later, that aspect of sculpture is still difficult to …

Leaders: The Sculpture Diaries
Subject: Art & Architecture
© 2007
49 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55279
Art isn’t always for art’s sake-a reality that is all too clear when political figures commandeer the artistic process for their own gain. Dictators and tyrants are experts at this, but even free soci …

Leonardo da Vinci
Subject: Art & Architecture
© 1989
30 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=7789
Leonardo da Vinci began his career around 1472 in Florence as a portrait painter. This program examines ten elements in da Vinci’s The Virgin, the Infant Jesus, and Saint Anne: darkness and light, vol …

Leonardo da Vinci: The Restoration of the Century
Subject: Art & Architecture
© 2013
55 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=53611
Leonardo da Vinci’s Virgin and Child with Saint Anne had already been disfigured by attempts at repairs when the controversial decision was made in 2009 to once again attempt a clean-up and refur …

Miro: The Catalan Master
Subject: Art & Architecture
© 1993
55 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=6804
In this program, 20th-century surrealist Joán Miró talks about his life and the various influences on his work. It features a complete selection of Miró’s masterpieces, with each piece brought to life …

Pablo Picasso
Subject: Art & Architecture
© 1993
33 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=7791
Crucifixion is a rather surprising painting coming from Picasso, a man who had little interest in religion or religious themes. This program explores the reasons why he might have placed a number of s …

Paul Cezanne: A Life in Provence
Subject: Art & Architecture
© 1996
28 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=6960
The bucolic Provençal countryside provides the backdrop for this program which details the life of the French Impressionist deified posthumously as “nature’s most sublime interpreter.” Remembrances of …

Raphael: Hidden Lives of Works of Art
Subject: Art & Architecture
© 2012
52 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=53601
Following his move to Rome, Raphael soon cornered the market in Vatican commissions—but the frescoes and tapestries that display his gifts on a grand scale are not his only legacy. Portraits focusing …

The Building of Bath
Subject: Art & Architecture
© 1995
25 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=6620
This program traces the development of the English city of Bath, which is famous for its imposing Georgian buildings. Among the architecture examined in the program is the Royal Crescent, which was be …

After Photography? Photo
Subject: Art & Architecture, Communication
© 2013
26 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=53597
Does the decline of the darkroom mean the end of “real” photography? This program profiles contemporary artists who use a variety of methods to create photographs, from the analog-only lomographers t …

Conceptual Photography: Photo
Subject: Art & Architecture, Communication
© 2013
26 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=53598
“Walk in the street trying not to blink. Each time you blink, snap a photo.” These instructions by Vito Acconci, the basis of his series “Blink,” characterize the methods and philosophies of the Conce …

Found Images: Photo
Subject: Art & Architecture, Communication
© 2012
26 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=53594
To create “Pictures from the Street” Joachim Schmid sifted through torn photos that had been thrown away, then patched them together to produce entirely new images, thus bringing the practices of “fou …

New Vision: Experimental Photography of the 1920s—Photo
Subject: Art & Architecture, Communication
© 2012
26 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=53592
Here Comes the New Photographer!, by Walter Graeff, was published in conjunction with Stuttgart’s influential 1929 “Film und Foto exhibition” and became the handbook for a new breed of artists evol …

Photographing Intimacy: Photo
Subject: Art & Architecture, Communication
© 2012
26 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=53595
When Jacques Henri Lartigue began taking pictures in 1901 it was for the sheer enjoyment of recording his family’s daily life. Lartigue’s albums were featured at the MoMA in 1963, inspiring a new m …

Pictorialism: Photo
Subject: Art & Architecture, Communication
© 2012
26 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=53591
Fifty years after it was invented, photography once again sought to rival painting. The Pictorialist photographers at the turn of the 20th century reproduced the subjectivity and timeless themes of ea …

Press Usage: Photo
Subject: Art & Architecture, Communication
© 2012
26 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=53593
The alliance of photography with the popular press led to an era of creativity in the medium in the 1930s, with eye-catching layouts replacing the traditional rectangular photo format. But before lon …

Staged Photography: Photo
Subject: Art & Architecture, Communication
© 2011
26 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=53589
At some point during the early 20th century staged photography fell out of fashion, but in the 1960s it made a spectacular comeback, enriched by the external influences of popular culture. This progr …

Surrealist Photography: Photo
Subject: Art & Architecture, Communication
© 2009
26 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=53587
“Nothing proves the truth of Surrealism like photography,” wrote Salvador Dali in 1925. Using works by Dali, Man Ray, Dora Maar, and others, this program illustrates the philosophies of Surrealist pho …

The Inventors: Photo
Subject: Art & Architecture, Communication
© 2012
26 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=53596
“I am at the dawning of a new world,” wrote Nicéphore Niépce in 1827 after he used a camera obscura to fix the scene outside his window onto a metal plate, thus creating the world’s first surviving …

The New German Objectivity: Photo
Subject: Art & Architecture, Communication
© 2011
26 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=53590
In 1968, Bernd and Hilla Becher set out to photograph industrial buildings such as water towers, silos, and blast furnaces. Their goal was to return photography to the documentary nature of its origi …

The Primitives of Photography, 1850-1860: Photo
Subject: Art & Architecture, Communication
© 2011
26 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=53588
With an overview of its pioneers—called “the primitives of photography” by Felix Nadar—this program explores the brief golden era between the time that photography was invented and the time it became …

Dreams: Dan Cruickshank’s Adventures in Architecture
Subject: Art & Architecture, Geography
© 2008
50 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55701
Cites are functional models of community life, but they can also represent the aspirations of the culture that creates them. In this program, Dan travels to Yemen to see the tower houses of Shibam, b …

Power: Dan Cruickshank’s Adventures in Architecture
Subject: Art & Architecture, Geography
© 2008
50 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55695
The fantasies of dictators, kings, sultans, and warriors are laid bare in this program as Dan Cruikshank explores architecture as a statement of worldly power. Dan visits Nicolae Ceau?escu’s palace i …

Cluny: A Light in the Night
Subject: Art & Architecture, History, Philosophy & Religion
© 1995
53 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=8637
During the Middle Ages, Cluny Abbey dominated western Europe with a power that rivaled the papacy itself. The abbots of Cluny-men of great sanctity and commanding ability-centralized the Benedictine O …

Women: The Sculpture Diaries
Subject: Art & Architecture, Sociology
© 2007
49 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55278
The feminine form has inspired artists for thousands of years-but have the results done justice or injustice to women? What specifically does the history of sculpture tell us about attitudes toward wo …

Miro: The Catalan Master—In Spanish
Subject: Art & Architecture, World Languages
© 1993
55 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=6803
In this program, 20th-century surrealist Joán Miró talks about his life and the various influences on his work. It features a complete selection of Miró’s masterpieces, with each piece brought to life …

Advanced Swordplay for Stage and Screen: Multiple Weapons & Opponents—Super Swordfighting Series
Subject: Communication
© 2007
63 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55185
Learn how to apply the French numbering system to weapons including: rapier, dagger, lightsaber, cutlass, and more. This program teaches more advanced moves, martial arts hand-to-hand, blistering demo …

Beginners Swordplay for Stage and Screen: Super Swordfighting Series
Subject: Communication
© 2007
60 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55183
Instructors teach students the industry standard French numeric system that nearly every sword choreographer uses to create their fights. Using single-handed weapons, this number system will allow stu …

Budget Overview: Independent Movie Making—On Budget, On Schedule
Subject: Communication
© 2008
12 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55211
Film budgeting expert Diane Cornell reviews a horror film budget line by line, covering: above the line and costs, production below-the-line costs, cost reporting, and variance reports. Part of the se …

Budget Review Pre-Production: Independent Movie Making—On Budget, On Schedule
Subject: Communication
© 2008
41 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55212
In this video lecture, Diane Cornell continues her review of a horror film pre-production budget and discusses these topics: purchase orders; tech scouting; on-set issues; construction; equipment for …

Buzzfeed: King of the Internet
Subject: Communication
© 2013
6 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=54911
With more than 50 million unique visitors a month, BuzzFeed is a true Internet sensation. This ABC News report looks at the site’s secret to success: knowing what people want to share on the Internet— …

Graduate Interview Skills
Subject: Communication
© 2010
45 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=53234
Today’s reality is that for every internship or job a new college graduate is interested in, there are likely to be a many, many other smart people trying for the same position. And with recruiters i …

Intermediate Swordplay for Stage and Screen: Tricks & Terror—Super Swordfighting Series
Subject: Communication
© 2007
72 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55184
This program teaches students how to fight with two-handed swords and weapons along with basic and intermediate martial arts kicks and punches. There are more advanced moves, strikes, additions to the …

Media Manipulation: New Game for Big Business
Subject: Communication
© 1998
29 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=7938
Many newspapers, magazines, television and cable networks, and local television and radio stations are owned by large corporations with diverse interests outside of their media holdings-from the defen …

Ratings vs. Journalism: Going Live with Breaking News
Subject: Communication
© 1998
20 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=9283
When Daniel Jones ignited his truck on the Los Angeles freeway, adult and child audiences saw what turned out to be a gruesome suicide, live and in color. Can real-time coverage of such spectacles tru …

Remembering Fred Friendly: Changing the Face of TV News
Subject: Communication
© 1998
21 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=9282
The father of television journalism and an exemplar of integrity, Fred Friendly was a war correspondent in World War II, the producer of Edward R. Murrow’s popular documentary show “See It Now,” and t …

Safety On Set: Crew Safety Procedures in Film and Video Production
Subject: Communication
© 2010
24 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55190
This comprehensive guide to basic safe conduct and procedures for film and video production is an overview of Industry standard safe practices that distinguish professional filmmakers from amateurs. N …

Successful Teamwork in Filmmaking: Making It in Hollywood—The Directors Series
Subject: Communication
© 2006
47 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55169
This program explores the art of writing a movie or choosing a script, the care and feeding of actors, how to work successfully with each actor, and why your cinematographer is your best friend, while …

The Hold-Up: An Editing Exercise with Roger Ebert
Subject: Communication
© 2004
19 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55206
Nationally syndicated film critic Roger Ebert takes students from rushes to the final cut of a dramatic bank robbery scene. Ebert’s commentary provides insights into basic editing techniques such as m …

The Rise of the Television Talk Show
Subject: Communication
© 1995
29 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=5942
Because of low production costs and high ratings, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of television talk shows in recent years. Some are anchored by former news personalities and others b …

Theater Sound and System: Your Sound—The Art of Mixing Live Entertainment
Subject: Communication
© 2010
22 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55196
Audio expert Dave “Mighty Mouse” West introduces aspiring sound engineers to theater sound and system design. Part of the series Your Sound: The Art of Mixing Live Entertainment. (22 minutes) …

Twilight Cameraman: The Remarkable Craft of Optical Printing
Subject: Communication
© 2007
14 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55172
This historical program gives a rare glimpse into the remarkable craft of optical printing, which was of great importance in the field of visual effects, and demonstrates the step-by-step procedures u …

Video Principles and Practices: Editing Aesthetics
Subject: Communication
© 2008
16 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55186
Geared toward the novice editor and designed as part of an introductory series on the technical and aesthetic aspects of video production and post-production, this program focuses on the “invisible” a …

Making Connections: Understanding the Convergence of Phones, TV, Cable, and Computers
Subject: Communication, English & Language Arts
© 1999
27 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=10067
Answer the phone-the television is ringing. In part one of this program, NewsHour correspondent Paul Solman reports on the current state of telecommunications, as AT&T and the Baby Bells leverage broa …

Fog and Friction: Media Impact on Battle Chaos
Subject: Communication, Political Science
© 2005
55 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=51920
Strategists call two fundamentals of battle chaos “fog” and “friction,” referring to stress that can result in friendly-fire incidents and collateral damage. Does the involvement of the media in today …

Under Fire: Journalists in Combat
Subject: Communication, Psychology
© 2011
90 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55251
War journalism has become an increasingly lethal endeavor. Not only are correspondents viewed as targets, they are often subject to kidnapping, torture, and even beheading. This Peabody Award-winning …

Cultural Studies and the Scholarship of Journalism: James W. Carey—Media Researchers Series, with Cindy Lont and Susan Kehoe
Subject: Communication, Sociology
© 2008
19 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55178
James W. Carey, cultural historian, communication scholar, theorist, writer, and teacher of journalists, discusses cultural studies and the scholarship of journalism. Part of the series Media Research …

Development Communication and Communication Technology: Everett M. Rogers—Media Researchers Series, with Cindy Lont and Susan Kehoe
Subject: Communication, Sociology
© 2008
48 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55180
Everett M. Rogers, communication scholar, theorist, writer, and teacher, discusses his research in the field of development communication, diffusion of innovations, and communication technology. Part …

Political Communication and Mass Communication: Steven H. Chaffee—Media Researchers Series, with Cindy Lont and Susan Kehoe
Subject: Communication, Sociology
© 2008
23 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55179
Steven H. Chaffee, communication scholar, theorist, historian, methodologist, and teacher, discusses his work in political communication and how mass communication affects research. Part of the series …

Violence and Television: George Gerbner—Media Researchers Series, with Cindy Lont and Susan Kehoe
Subject: Communication, Sociology
© 2008
25 Minutes
Title URL: http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=37711&xtid=55181
George Gerbner, comm

 

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