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08/12/2014 - 12:00am

United States of secrets Cover
Frontline Television News
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Frontline investigates the secret history of the unprecedented surveillance program that began in the wake of September 11th and continues today. As big technology companies encouraged users to share more and more information about their lives, they created a trove of data that could be useful not simply to advertisers, but also to the government. The revelations of NSA contractor Edward Snowden would push Silicon Valley into the center of a debate over privacy and government surveillance.
352.379 Uni
Jul 28, 2014
Snow leopard of Afghanistan Cover
Nat Geo Wild (Television Network)
National Geographic Television & Film
Snow leopards are under threat from poachers and farmers who fear the leopards are attacking livestock. But experts can't protect them without knowing more about them. Join the WCS and a team of experts, including big cat tracker Boone Smith, as they set out on a mission in the middle of a war zone to find, capture, and collar a snow leopard and release it back into the wild.
599.7555 Sno
Aug 11, 2014
Crafting a nation: one craft beer at a time Cover
Thomas Kolicko
Deana Macdonald
Courtney Cobb
Gabriel Dohrn
Free Mind Productions
Looks at a number of American microbreweries. Emphasizes the hard work and determination that went into each successful enterprise.
641.23 Cra
Aug 8, 2014
Dancing in Jaffa Cover
Pierre Dulaine
After decades abroad, renowned ballroom dancer Pierre Dulaine returns to his hometown of Jaffa, Israel, nostalgic for the streets of his youth but dismayed by the strong current of racial animosity that now serves as the norm. Fueled by his belief in dancing's power to build self-esteem and social awareness, Dulaine brings his popular Dancing Classrooms program to three diverse, Jaffa-based schools where he teaches ballroom basics to the ethnically mixed population of children.
793.33 Dan
Aug 12, 2014
Finding Vivian Maier Cover
John Maloof
Charlie Siskel
J. (Joshua) Ralph
Now considered one of the 20th century's greatest street photographers, Vivian Maier was a mysterious nanny who secretly took over 100,000 photographs that went unseen during her lifetime. Vivian's strange and riveting life and art are revealed through never-before-seen photos, films, and interviews with dozens who thought they knew her.
770.92 Fin
Aug 6, 2014
Hearts of darkness: a filmmaker's apocalypse Cover
George Hickenlooper
Fax Bahr
Eleanor Coppola
Francis Ford Coppola
Laurence Fishburne
An in-depth and engrossing look into the making of Francis Ford Coppola's epic Apocalypse Now, as filmed by his wife Eleanor.
791.43023 Hea
Aug 11, 2014
Next goal wins Cover
Mike Brett
Steve Jamison
Thomas Rongen
Dutch coach Thomas Rongen attempts the nearly impossible task of turning the American Samoa soccer team from perennial losers into winners. With the power of hope in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds, both coach and players learn an object lesson in what it really means to be a winner in life.
796.334 Nex
Jul 22, 2014
Mother India: fe through the eyes of the orphan Cover
David Trotter
Shawn Scheinoha
Noah Lamberth
Rebecca St. James
A documentary capturing the life and stories of 25 abandoned and orphaned children living along the railway in southern India.
954.8 Mot
Jul 24, 2014
The iron coffins: the inside story of the U-boat war Cover
This is the tragic story of the U-Boats at war. Brave men fighting a losing battle against odds they could never hope to overcome. Out-numbered, out-gunned and out- thought, the U-boat fleet rose to the challenge and even managed a brief flicker of success before their inevitable fate enveloped them.
940.5451 Iro
Jul 21, 2014
The lost gardens of Babylon Cover
Jay O. Sanders
Nick Green
PBS Distribution (Firm)
Follows Dr. Stephanie Dalley as she hunts for the gardens using ancient texts and spy satellite images to uncover evidence to support her theory that the gardens were built 100 years before commonly believed. Her search takes her to one of the most dangerous places on earth in a modern-day adventure story searching to find a site thousands of years old.
935 Los
Aug 11, 2014
Wild Hawaii Cover
J. K Simmons
National Geographic Channels
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
From its hot molten core to the mega sized waves battering its coast, Hawaii is an untamed and very wild bit of paradise that continues to transform itself and challenge expectations.
919.6904 Wil
Jul 21, 2014
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Frontline Television News
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
352.379 Uni
Mike Brett
Steve Jamison
Thomas Rongen
796.334 Nex
Nat Geo Wild (Television Network)
National Geographic Television & Film
599.7555 Sno
David Trotter
Shawn Scheinoha
Noah Lamberth
Rebecca St. James
954.8 Mot
Thomas Kolicko
Deana Macdonald
Courtney Cobb
Gabriel Dohrn
Free Mind Productions
641.23 Cra
940.5451 Iro
Pierre Dulaine
793.33 Dan
Jay O. Sanders
Nick Green
PBS Distribution (Firm)
935 Los
John Maloof
Charlie Siskel
J. (Joshua) Ralph
770.92 Fin
J. K Simmons
National Geographic Channels
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
919.6904 Wil
George Hickenlooper
Fax Bahr
Eleanor Coppola
Francis Ford Coppola
Laurence Fishburne
791.43023 Hea