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08/21/2014 - 3:54pm

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
Ronda Rousey: breaking ground Cover
Ronda Rousey
The film examines the remarkable rise of the first female champion in UFC history. Using her lifelong desire to be a superhero as a theme throughout, the program details the childhood trauma and the complicated relationship with her mother that has fueled her athletic endeavors.
796.81 Ron
Aug 21, 2014
The Mona Lisa mystery Cover
It is the most famous painting in the world, created by the hand of a genius, marveled at by millions every year in the Louvre in Paris, but could there be a second Mona Lisa? In 1913, an interesting portrait surfaced, the so-called 'Isleworth Mona Lisa.' Using sophisticated scientific analysis, scientists will test both paintings to determine whether Leonardo da Vinci painted an earlier version of the iconic portrait.
759.5 Mon
Aug 21, 2014
Turtle power: the definitive history of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Cover
Kevin B. Eastman
Peter A. Laird
Randall Lobb
Isaac Elliott-Fisher
Mark Hussey
In the spring of 1984, a strange new comic book sat beside cash registers in select shops, too big to fit in the racks, and too weird to ignore. Eastman and Laird's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles presented a completely original breed of super heroes. It was too bizarre, too crazy. It broke all the rules and should never have worked. Until it sold out. Again and again and again. For thirty years.
741.5973 Tur
Aug 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
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Frontline Television News
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
352.379 Uni
George Hickenlooper
Fax Bahr
Eleanor Coppola
Francis Ford Coppola
Laurence Fishburne
791.43023 Hea
Nat Geo Wild (Television Network)
National Geographic Television & Film
599.7555 Sno
Ronda Rousey
796.81 Ron
Thomas Kolicko
Deana Macdonald
Courtney Cobb
Gabriel Dohrn
Free Mind Productions
641.23 Cra
759.5 Mon
Pierre Dulaine
793.33 Dan
Kevin B. Eastman
Peter A. Laird
Randall Lobb
Isaac Elliott-Fisher
Mark Hussey
741.5973 Tur
John Maloof
Charlie Siskel
J. (Joshua) Ralph
770.92 Fin
Jay O. Sanders
Nick Green
PBS Distribution (Firm)
935 Los