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TV Show: Cosmos ( 1980 )
Hosted by renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, Cosmos will explore how we discovered the laws of nature and found our coordinates in space and time. It will bring to life never-before-told stories of the heroic quest for knowledge and transport viewers to new worlds and across the universe for a vision of the cosmos on the grandest scale. Cosmos will invent new modes of scientific storytelling to reveal the grandeur of the universe and re-invent celebrated elements of the legendary original series, including the Cosmic Calendar and the Ship of the Imagination. The most profound scientific concepts will be presented with stunning clarity, uniting skepticism and wonder, and weaving rigorous science with the emotional and spiritual into a transcendent experience.
TV Show: Being Beethoven ( 2020 )
Marking the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth in 1770, a documentary series that focuses on the real, complex and often difficult man behind the great composer.
TV Show: My Feet Are Killing Me ( 2020 )
Medical docu-format following Dr. Ebonie Vincent & Dr. Brad Schaefer as they tackle foot problems. Everything from grave ailments and cosmetic procedures to foot reconstruction. Each episode sees endearing patients undergo treatment to fix embarrassing foot problems with unbelievable results.
TV Show: Building Off the Grid ( 2014 )
What do you do if you don't trust the world around you? You build a new one. That's the motto of Michael Reynolds, Architect and visionary that created the Earthship. Earthships are houses that are completely self-sufficient and totally off the grid with no electricity or water bills - ever. Michael Reynolds and his team of builders along with 50 interns, who have given up their lives to be part of this project, have just four weeks to build a house in Big Sky, Montana for Earthship enthusiast Jeff Saad. Michael and his crew battle nature and time to try and complete this amazing house on Building Off the Grid.
Movie: Shorebreak: The Clark Little Story ( 2016 )
Dive into the life of renowned water photographer, Clark Little, as he takes on the world's most dangerous shorebreak around the island of Oahu. When he's not in the water, Clark shares the insider tips and techniques that have taken his photos from his living room wall to inside the Smithsonian.
Movie: Chariots of the Gods ( 1970 )
Documentary based on the book by Erich Von Daniken concerning the ancient mysteries of the world, such as the pyramids of Egypt and Mexico, ancient cave drawings, the monuments of Easter Island, etc. and the fact that these things and modern civilization could have been influenced by extra-terrestrial visitations hundreds(or perhaps thousands) of years ago.
Movie: Hey, Hey We're the Monkees ( 1997 )
Documentary focusing The Monkees, the 1960s pop group originally created for a TV sitcom. Interviews with the band members, the show's creators, and musical collaborators and peers are featured.
TV Show: The Story of the Jews ( 2013 )
Simon Schama presents an epic five-part series exploring the extraordinary story of the Jewish experience from ancient times to the present day. Drawing on original scholarship and Schama's own family history, this is a story that is at once deeply historical and utterly contemporary, taking viewers on a journey from the Biblical past to tomorrow's front pages. Traveling the globe from the Middle East to Eastern Europe, from New York and Berlin to Cairo and Jerusalem, the story unfolds with the help of a dazzling cast of historical characters, vivid storytelling, stunning location photography, and encounters with people who live with the passions and perplexities of the Jewish story today. At the Heart of The Story of the Jews is a compelling argument about distinctiveness and difference, separation ad isolation, tolerance and prejudice, but it is also a celebration of the ways in which Jewish thought, Jewish imagination, and Jewish achievement have transformed the world for us all.
TV Show: Light and Dark ( 2013 )
In this mind-bending series, Professor Jim Al-Khalili shows how by uncovering its secrets, scientists have used light to reveal the universe.
Movie: Eating You Alive ( 2018 )
How and why what we eat is the cause of the chronic diseases that are killing us, and changing what we eat can save our lives one bite at a time.
TV Show: Anatomy for Beginners ( 2005 )
This four-part series profiles Professor Gunther von Hagens' work that is considered by many to be shocking and controversial. However, anatomist Gunther von Hagens believes that the dissections he performs on real human bodies, lay bare the intricacy of human design. During each episode, von Hagens carries out a human dissection and focuses on a different set of anatomical systems: movement, circulation, digestion and reproduction.
Movie: Aretha Franklin: Respect ( 2018 )
A BBC tribute to the undisputed Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, who died this week.
Movie: The Fabulous Dorseys ( 1947 )
The rise and rise of the Fabulous Dorsey brothers is charted in this whimsical step down memory lane, Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey play themselves in this vehicle for their excellent music. From being raised by their father who insists on them learning music, to the split that just saw their careers rise even further.
Movie: The Brian Setzer Orchestra: Live in Japan ( 2002 )
Rock and Roll's ultimate revivalist, Brian Setzer takes his swinging big band to Japan for this hot, hot, hot concert in the Land of the Rising Sun. Having led the resurgence of rockabilly in the '80s with his band the Stray Cats, Setzer has turned his muse to swing music and helped to restore this great music to the mainstream of popular music during the '90s and continues into the new millennium. Recorded live at Akasaka Blitz, Tokyo, Japan.
Movie: Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There ( 2003 )
Interviews and archival footage are used to tell the story of post-war Broadway through the 1960s.
Movie: Journey to the Edge of the Universe ( 2008 )
A journey through space and time.
Movie: Barbra: The Music... The Mem'ries... The Magic! ( 2017 )
Barbra Streisand's film concert event finds the legend joined by a roster of special guests, as she takes audiences on a journey of her life's work, like a stroll down mem'ry lane with a good friend.
Movie: Looking for Richard ( 1996 )
Al Pacino's deeply-felt rumination on Shakespeare's significance and relevance to the modern world through interviews and an in-depth analysis of "Richard III."
Movie: Who Put the Klan Into Ku Klux Klan ( 2018 )
In this documentary, archaeologist and historian Neil Oliver examines racism in the Deep South and the Scots who first occupied it who influenced where we are today. Oliver travels to the south and speaks with many people and researchers to discuss the Klans history in Southern United States.
TV Show: Genius ( 2017 )
Genius dramatizes the fascinating stories of the world's most brilliant innovators, exploring their extraordinary achievements along with their volatile, passionate and complex personal relationships.
Movie: Madonna and the Breakfast Club ( 2019 )
The documentary story of Madonna's struggling days in New York with her first band "Breakfast Club," leading up to her first solo record deal.
TV Show: The Blues ( 2003 )
The Blues anchors a multi-media celebration that raises awareness of the blues and its contribution to American culture and music worldwide.Under the guiding vision of Executive Producer Martin Scorsese, seven directors will explore the blues through their own personal styles and perspectives. The episodes in the series are motivated by a central theme: how the blues evolved from parochial folk tunes to a universal language.
TV Show: 10 Years Younger in 10 Days ( 2020 )
10 Years Younger in 10 Days sees contributors undergo 10 days' worth of non-invasive cosmetic procedures, along with hair, make-up and fashion overhauls – as they dramatically strip back the years.
Movie: The Fabulous Ice Age ( 2013 )
From Berlin's Charlotte, to the great American touring ice shows, go from ponds to sold-out arenas dominating live entertainment for decades, while also depicting one skaters' life and quest to share this history.
Movie: The Hippie Temptation ( 1967 )
Explores the way-out world of the Hippies and the Haight-Ashbury psychedelic 1960s LSD scene. Footage of LSDs users experiencing bummer trips. The Diggers, the Oracle and cool street and Golden Gate Park scenes with hippies tripping out. The Grateful Dead are interviewed and are shown performing "Dancin' in the Streets" on a flatbed truck in Golden Gate Park.
Movie: The Emperor's New Clothes ( 2015 )
A look at the growing disparity between different economic classes.
Movie: Gender Revolution ( 2017 )
Katie Couric sets out to explore the rapidly evolving complexities of gender identity.
Movie: Tina ( 2021 )
Exclusive access to the Grammy Award-winning artist to celebrate her career.
Movie: Winter at Westbeth ( 2016 )
In New York's West Village, the elderly residents of a unique artist community continue to question, challenge and create as though there is no tomorrow.
Movie: Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind ( 2020 )
The iconic Canadian musician, Gordon Lightfoot, reflects on his life and career.
TV Show: Prophets of Science Fiction ( 2011 )
An auteur of science fiction himself, Scott goes from behind the camera to on-air guide to explore the relationship between genre and the constantly-evolving worlds of science and technology. From Isaac Asimov, to Jules Verne, to Robert Heinlein, to George Lucas, the dreams of storytellers often become the inspiration for researchers seeking mankind's next transformative discovery.
TV Show: Living with a Serial Killer ( 2021 )
In a series of three powerful 90 minute episodes, Living with a Serial Killer asks: what is it like to discover that the person you shared your life with is really a vicious murderer?
 
TV Show: Leonardo ( 2021 )
Leonardo Da Vinci is a twenty-year-old illegitimate son of a notary and a painter, who works in Florence in the workshop of Andrea Del Verrocchio. Always curious about science and nature, the artist expresses in all his works the complex and enigmatic personality that leads him, over the years, to create the masterpieces we all know but also to experience great inner conflicts.
Movie: Legends of the Canyon: The Origins of West Coast Rock ( 2010 )
LEGENDS OF THE CANYON delivers the story of the advent of rock music spawned in the garden of the Hollywood Hills, Laurel Canyon. Many of rock music's legendary artists of the late 1960's brought to life the anthems of a generation in these hills, in a commune-like setting. CROSBY STILLS and NASH, The Mamas and the Papas, Joni Mitchell, America, Buffalo Springfield, The Byrds and many others... Adding depth, color and certainly authenticity to the film, famed rock photographer Henry Diltz, (CSNY official photographer) contributes as narrator and with a variety of original photographs, some never before exhibited, and rare footage shot amongst the musicians' tribe of Laurel Canyon. Visually stunning, intensely captivating and musically inspiring, this CLASSIC ARTISTS' film brings us to a time and place where some refused to let go of a dream of a life where harmony ruled the Earth, their music still echoes through the hills of Laurel Canyon to this day.
Movie: It All Begins with a Song ( 2018 )
Visit the world of Nashville songwriters, whose melodies and lyrics reach millions of fans. With over 50 masters: Garth Brooks, Brad Paisley, Luke Bryan, Rodney Crowell, Kacey Musgraves, John Hiatt, Keb Mo, Liz Rose, Claude Kelly and more!
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