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07/28/2014 - 3:02pm

Visitors Cover
Godfrey Reggio
Jeff Pope
Rob Tunstall
Reveals humanity's trancelike relationship with technology. Footage of nonverbal human portraits and communication reveals a constant stream of unconscious emotions, barely noticed by most people. The protagonist, a wise gorilla, sagely witnesses the antics of homo sapiens
153 Vis
Jul 10, 2014
Freedom summer Cover
PBS Distribution (Firm)
In the hot and deadly summer of 1964, the nation could not turn away from Mississippi. Over ten memorable weeks known as Freedom Summer, more than 700 student volunteers joined with organizers and local African Americans in a historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in one of the nation's most segregated states, even in the face of intimidation, physical violence, and death.
323.1196 Fre
Jul 2, 2014
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
Cosmos, a spacetime odyssey. Discs 1-2 Cover
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Explores how humans discovered the laws of nature and found the coordinates in space and time.
530.11 Cos Discs 1-2
Jul 7, 2014
Cosmos, a spacetime odyssey. Discs 3-4 Cover
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Explores how humans discovered the laws of nature and found the coordinates in space and time.
530.11 Cos Discs 3-4
Jul 7, 2014
Snow monkeys Cover
Joe Pontecorvo
Liam Neeson
PBS Distribution (Firm)
Pontecorvo Productions
Thirteen Productions
In the frigid valleys of Japan's Shiga Highlands, a troop of snow monkeys make their way and raise their families in a complex society of rank and privilege where each knows their place. With their confident leader to guide them and their families to shelter and care for them, this troop of snow monkeys is ready to face the world.
599.86 Sno
Jul 2, 2014
Stephen Hawking's grand design Cover
Stephen Hawking
Benedict Cumberbatch
Darlow Smithson Productions
Discovery Channel (Firm)
Delve into the mind of Stephen Hawking, world-renowned physicist at the University of Cambridge, as he attempts to answer some of life's biggest questions. Is there a god? What is the meaning of life? And why does the universe exist? From Newton's discovery of gravity to the latest advances in quantum physics, Hawking will explore some fascinating territory with his famous fearless zeal. Regardless of whether you agree with all of his theories, prepare your mind to be blown--or at least bent--as you spend more than two hours with one of the most acclaimed minds on earth.
523.1 Ste
Jul 10, 2014
The prize: the epic quest for oil, money & power Cover
Donald Sutherland
Sue Lena Thompson
This PBS miniseries tells the epic history of oil... how it has dominated global politics, shaken the world economy, and transformed our century.
553.282 Pri
Jul 2, 2014
My bionic pet Cover
Kevin Bachar
Andrew Seestedt
Examines how animals suffering from serious disfigurements or disabilities are being fitted with prosthetic devices.
636.089 My
Jul 10, 2014
Pandora's promise Cover
Robert Stone
A feature length documentary about the history and future of nuclear power.
621.48 Pan
Jul 14, 2014
Jodorowsky's dune Cover
Alejandro Jodorowsky
Frank Pavich
The story of cult film director Alejandro Jodorowsky's determined but ultimately ill-fated film adaptation of the influential science fiction novel.
791.43 Jod
Jul 10, 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
The history of WWE: 50 years of sports entertainment Cover
WWE Studios
Celebrating 50 years of sports entertainment by chronicling the evolution of WWE from small, regional promotion into a worldwide phenomenon. With new interviews from several key personalities past and present, get the inside story behind each era of WWE as well as all your favorite moments and Superstars.
796.8123 His
Jul 7, 2014
D-Day's sunken secrets Cover
Adrian R. Lewis
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
On June 6, 1944, the Allies launched the biggest armada in history to invade the Normandy beaches and liberate Europe from the Nazis. Now, NOVA has exclusive access to the first complete survey of the seabed bordering the legendary beachheads. D-Day's Sunken Secrets unfolds an account of the tumultuous events and reveals how the Allies2 intricate planning and advanced technology was vital to the ambitious and risky military operation.
941.5421 D-Da
Jul 10, 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
Mysteries of the Driftless: a film of science exploration and adventure Cover
Rob Nelson
Don Bertalan
Mississippi Valley Conservancy
Untamed Science (Firm)
A team of explorers and scientists kayak down tributary valleys, fly in ultralights, and climb rocky bluffs to reveal answers to the mysteries within the Driftless Area. Their journey exposes both the science and threats behind three unique features of the zone: rare plants and animals, odd geological phenomenon, and striking remnants of a Native American pilgrimage like no other.
917.702 Mys
Jul 7, 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
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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Godfrey Reggio
Jeff Pope
Rob Tunstall
153 Vis
Robert Stone
621.48 Pan
PBS Distribution (Firm)
323.1196 Fre
Alejandro Jodorowsky
Frank Pavich
791.43 Jod
Frontline Television News
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
352.379 Uni
Mike Brett
Steve Jamison
Thomas Rongen
796.334 Nex
Neil deGrasse Tyson
530.11 Cos Discs 1-2
WWE Studios
796.8123 His
Neil deGrasse Tyson
530.11 Cos Discs 3-4
Adrian R. Lewis
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
941.5421 D-Da
Joe Pontecorvo
Liam Neeson
PBS Distribution (Firm)
Pontecorvo Productions
Thirteen Productions
599.86 Sno
David Trotter
Shawn Scheinoha
Noah Lamberth
Rebecca St. James
954.8 Mot
Stephen Hawking
Benedict Cumberbatch
Darlow Smithson Productions
Discovery Channel (Firm)
523.1 Ste
Rob Nelson
Don Bertalan
Mississippi Valley Conservancy
Untamed Science (Firm)
917.702 Mys
Donald Sutherland
Sue Lena Thompson
553.282 Pri
940.5451 Iro
Kevin Bachar
Andrew Seestedt
636.089 My
J. K Simmons
National Geographic Channels
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
919.6904 Wil