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07/06/2015 - 5:14pm

Noah and the great ark Cover
Arts and Entertainment Network
Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm)
History (Television network)
The truth behind one of the greatest stories of all time. A collection of three documentaries examines the legend, and the science, of history's most famous biblical hero and the Ark.
222.11 Noa
Jul 2, 2015
1913: seeds of conflict Cover
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
It examines a critical yet overlooked moment of transformation in Palestine, long before the Balfour Declaration and British Mandate period usually considered the matchstick for today's ongoing struggles. It was a time when identities were fluid and few Arabs or Jews living there could imagine the conflict that would engulf their region for the next century.
327.5694 Nin
Jul 6, 2015
Chased by dinosaurs Cover
Nigel Marven
Warner Bros. Entertainment
BBC Earth
Travel back millions of years to the time of the dinosaurs in the BBC dino triple feature. The Giant Claw: Computer animation brings the colossal therizinosaurus thunderingly alive, weighing more than five tons and towering on two legs. Land of Giants: Travel to South America's Patagonia, where dinosaurs shook the earth 100 million years ago to witness the animal kingdom's largest predator, gigantosaurus, bring down the adult argentinosaurus, the largest prey. Allosaurus: Recreates the life of a male dinosaur, from birth to death, as he attempts to survive in an absolutely brutal world.
567.9 Cha
Jun 30, 2015
Hubble's cosmic journey Cover
Christopher Riley
Neil deGrasse Tyson
National Geographic Channel
A celebration of the Hubble Space Telescope's 25 years orbiting the planet. The story of one of the most remarkable advances in modern technology, as told by the people who designed, built, launched, operated and repaired the legendary observatory.
522.2919 Hub
Jun 16, 2015
Invisible universe revealed Cover
Peter Yost
Twenty-five years ago, NASA launched one of the most ambitious experiments in the history of astronomy: the Hubble Space Telescope. This single telescope has helped astronomers pinpoint the age of the universe, revealed the birthplace of stars, and uncovered black holes lurking at the heart of galaxies. In honor of its anniversary, Nova tells the remarkable story that forever changed our understanding of the cosmos and our place in it.
522.2919 Inv
Jul 6, 2015
The great math mystery Cover
Dan McCabe
Richard Reisz
Alan J. Ritsko
Astrophysicist Mario Livio, along with a colorful cast of mathematicians, physicists, and engineers, follow math from Pythagoras to Einstein and beyond, all leading to the ultimate riddle: Is math an invention or a discovery? Humankind's clever trick, or the language of the universe? Join Nova for a mathematical mystery tour, a provocative exploration of math's astonishing power across the centuries.
510.1 Gre
Jun 30, 2015
The quest for gold Cover
Cineflix Productions
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Gold is the oldest precious metal known to man and has long been the ultimate symbol of immortality and power. Throughout history, gold's scarcity and value has driven men to journey to unknown reaches, wage wars, conquer kingdoms and sacrifice all in the quest to find and possess it. National Geographic explores how man's endless search for gold across time and cultures ultimately shaped civilization.
553.41 Que
Jun 19, 2015
Unlikely animal friends. 2 Cover
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Indigo Films Entertainment Group
Features amazing, heart-warming stories of animals that have struck up unusual relationships that seemingly go against all their instincts.
591.5 Unl
Jun 30, 2015
When sharks attack Cover
Edward Hambleton
Eric Meyers
National Geographic Channels International
From America's coastline to exotic beaches around the world, the number of reported shark attacks has increased in the last half century. Many of the attacks are popping up in new and surprising locations. National Geographic investigates these attacks to see what is affecting some of nature's most feared fish.
597.3 Whe
Jun 19, 2015
Driving America Cover
Silent Crow Arts
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
With surprising insights, the documentary reveals how the automobile has changed everything in America from where people live to the way they work, travel, and socialize.
629.222 Dri
Jun 8, 2015
Farmland Cover
James Moll
Christopher Pavlick
Brad Bellah
Leighton Cooley
David Loberg
An in-depth documentary covering multiple personal stories of young US farmers and ranchers. Most Americans have never stepped foot on a working farm or ranch or ever had the opportunity to talk to the people who grow and raise the food we eat.
630.973 Far
Jun 8, 2015
Live free or die Cover
Tom Cummings
National Geographic Television
Across America's backyards, individuals have walked away from our modern society to live in backwoods. Follow six people who are living off of the land -surviving on what they can produce with their own two hands and sharp intuition.
613.69 Liv
Jun 19, 2015
Sleepless in America Cover
John Hoffman
Alexandra Moss
Jon Bardin
Tomek Gross
Daniel Freiberg
Examines the personal and societal consequences of insufficient sleep.
616.8498 Sle
Jun 19, 2015
Carl Th. Dreyer, my métier Cover
Torben Skjødt Jensen
Carl Theodor Dreyer
This exhaustive documentary surveys the career of one of the great motion picture directors, following Dreyer's life through interviews with the director and his colleagues, film clips and archival materials.
791.43 Car
Jun 17, 2015
Sagrada: the mystery of creation Cover
Stefan Haupt
One of the most iconic structures ever conceived, Barcelona's La Sagrada Familia is an ambitious and astonishing architechural project first imagined by the controversial genius Antoni Gaudi.
726.5 Sag
DVD
Jun 8, 2015
Stevie Nicks: in your dreams Cover
Stevie Nicks
David A. Stewart
Paul Boyd
A documentary of the recording of Stevie Nicks' 2010 solo album, In Your Dreams, produced by former member of the Eurythmics, Dave Stewart. Reveals Nicks and Stewart's collaborative creative process, and shifts between video formats, recording sessions, and interviews.
781.66 Ste
Jun 16, 2015
Triple H: thy kingdom come Cover
Triple H
WWE Home Video
A profile of Triple H's entire career, from thirteen-time World Champion to his current executive role with the WWE
796.8123 Tri
Jun 16, 2015
Britain's bloodiest dynasty. The Plantagenets Cover
James Tovell
Oliver Twinch
Dan Jones
Award-winning journalist and historian Dan Jones, an expert on the Middle Ages, tells this story. These four episodes will reveal a fresh perspective on the turbulent times that shaped history and Britain.
942.03 Bri
Jun 8, 2015
Messenger of the truth Cover
Tony Haines
Paur G. Hensler
Martin Sheen
This is the remarkable true story of Blessed Father Jerzy Popieluszko, a 37-year-old Polish priest who mobilized a nation to stand against a communist regime in Poland.
943.8056 Mes
Jun 16, 2015
Royal cousins at war Cover
Richard Sanders
Tamsin Greig
Blakeway Productions
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
A two-part series that tells the story of the three monarchs who reigned over Europe's Greatest powers at the outbreak of the First World War: Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany and King George V of England. The emerging divisions and rivalries between the inter-related houses of Europe brought change, tragedy and personal humiliation. Of the three great Imperial dynasties only George V remained standing. Monarchy was finished as a serious political force.
940.311 Roy
Jun 16, 2015
To be Takei Cover
Jennifer M. Kroot
George Takei
Leonard Nimoy
William Shatner
Nichelle Nichols
The legendary George Takei has blazed his own trail while conquering new frontiers with a beaming trademark grin. Take a hilarious, entertaining, and moving look at the many roles played by eclectic 77-year-old actor/activist George Takei. The film offers unprecedented access to the daily life of George and his husband/business partner, Brad Takei, and chronicles his fascinating personal journey from Japanese American internment camp to his iconic and groundbreaking role as Sulu on Star Trek, and his rise as a pop culture icon.
B Tak
Jun 30, 2015
Syndicate content
Arts and Entertainment Network
Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm)
History (Television network)
222.11 Noa
Tom Cummings
National Geographic Television
613.69 Liv
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
327.5694 Nin
John Hoffman
Alexandra Moss
Jon Bardin
Tomek Gross
Daniel Freiberg
616.8498 Sle
Nigel Marven
Warner Bros. Entertainment
BBC Earth
567.9 Cha
635.9823 Gre
Christopher Riley
Neil deGrasse Tyson
National Geographic Channel
522.2919 Hub
Torben Skjødt Jensen
Carl Theodor Dreyer
791.43 Car
Peter Yost
522.2919 Inv
Stefan Haupt
726.5 Sag
Dan McCabe
Richard Reisz
Alan J. Ritsko
510.1 Gre
Stevie Nicks
David A. Stewart
Paul Boyd
781.66 Ste
Cineflix Productions
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
553.41 Que
Triple H
WWE Home Video
796.8123 Tri
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Indigo Films Entertainment Group
591.5 Unl
James Tovell
Oliver Twinch
Dan Jones
942.03 Bri
Edward Hambleton
Eric Meyers
National Geographic Channels International
597.3 Whe
Tony Haines
Paur G. Hensler
Martin Sheen
943.8056 Mes
Silent Crow Arts
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
629.222 Dri
Richard Sanders
Tamsin Greig
Blakeway Productions
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
940.311 Roy
James Moll
Christopher Pavlick
Brad Bellah
Leighton Cooley
David Loberg
630.973 Far
Jennifer M. Kroot
George Takei
Leonard Nimoy
William Shatner
Nichelle Nichols
B Tak