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The Beat Generation
This documentary tells the story of the incredible and enduring friendship between Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and William Burroughs, and how they gave birth to the literary movement of the Beat Generation. It begins in New York, at the end…
Jews & Muslims: Origins (610-721)
Part of the Series: Jews & Muslims: Intimate Strangers - 4 Part Series
This is an account of the birth of Islam and a history of conquest stretching from Persia to Spain. For the conquered, what was their place in this empire? For the polytheists they had little choice but to convert, for…
Malcolm X - Murder In New York
Part of the Series: Political Assassination Series
In the opinion of some, his name still stands for violent black activism, his anti-white acid and incendiary speeches are still quoted by advocates of violence. But for most, his name has become the symbol for peaceful means to resolve…
Jews & Muslims: The Separation (1789-1945)
Part of the Series: Jews & Muslims: Intimate Strangers - 4 Part Series
History now takes us to Europe: the French Revolution. Nation-states. The Jews, now European citizens, became the target of a more asserted anti-Semitism. But having incorporated the new national elites, they began to take a greater interest in the fate…
Deep In The Tropical Forest
Part of the Series: Mekong Region
The first documentary in the collection plots the course of the river, from its source to its delta. In a succession of spectacular images we see the extraordinary geographical route that the Mekong takes, from the Tibetan plateau, down the…
Jews & Muslims: The Place of the Other (721-1789)
Part of the Series: Jews & Muslims: Intimate Strangers - 4 Part Series
In the year 721, the Muslim Empire was vast. Across the empire Jews and Christians were minorities motivated by a desire to obtain the most favorable status. Their quest for an elevated status within the empire did not hinder cultural…
Are the Chinese People 'Real' Citizens?
Part of the Series: China's Challenges Series
The Chinese people today enjoy much higher standards of living, active involvement in expression, and a more vibrant, tolerant society. But, with One Ruling Party, how to involve the people in the process of governance? How to make government more…
Entrepreneur's Guide On Launching A Business
Part of the Series: Entrepreneur's Guide Series
A comprehensive, in-depth and entertaining series that mentors young entrepreneurs on launching and growing a business. From startup to the growing pains of a billion dollar business, it is all covered. Plus over 15 highly successful, real-world young entrepreneurs share…
Jews & Muslims: Narratives at War (1945 to Present Day)
Part of the Series: Jews & Muslims: Intimate Strangers - 4 Part Series
In 1945, the world discovers the horror of the Nazi camps. In 1948, the birth of Israel aroused anger and bitterness among Arabs and Muslims, but triggered joy and exultation throughout the Jewish world. Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians were…
History Of Life: Plants, Earth’s Quiet Rulers
Part of the Series: History of Life
Plants, the oldest form of life on earth hold many mysteries. While plants are often thought of as passive, we will see how many species have adopted aggressive strategies that have allowed for their survival. It is these "quiet rulers"…
Olive Oil: The Mafia & The New Sicily
Part of the Series: Olive Route Collection
The olive tree is at the heart of Sicily's identity, which for centuries has been the king of the island's agriculture. At the start to the 20th century, the Sicilians were under the rule of bandits, specialists in "the business…
Modern Love: Swingers
Part of the Series: Modern Love: Love Stories For A New Millennium
Is monogamy necessary for love? Meet one outrageous suburban couple who participates in an unusual community devoted to "swinging" - where couples partake in recreational sex with other couples. This is an organized phenomenon where the women wear the pants…
Salvador Allende: Coup D'etat In Santiago
Part of the Series: Political Assassination Series
On September 11, 1973 General Pinochet leads a military coup d'etat against democratically elected President Salvador Allende. Allende decides to barricade himself with a few loyal friends and his guards in LA MONEDA, the presidential Palace of Santiago. He refuses…
What do the Chinese People Believe?
Part of the Series: China's Challenges Series
China is an ancient civilization, with many traditions and philosophies passed down over the generations. But what values are shaping today's China? Confucian ethics? Selfless Communism? Market economy individual initiative? What about sex and religion?
In The Kingdom Of Fish
Part of the Series: Mekong Region
The second documentary in the collection is built around a custom that is thousand of years old: fishing. At present, about 65 million people in the Greater Mekong live directly from the fish the river has to offer. Fishing methods…
Speeches That Changed The World
Words and delivery can combine to galvanize an audience, creating 'I remember where I was when...' moments. JFK at the Brandenburg Gate or Martin Luther King at the Lincoln Memorial provide unforgettable examples that still stir today. This collection of…
Femme - Women Healing the World
Femme is a celebration of Women around the World. It is an innovative effort to illuminate the thoughts, voices and insights of women the world over. It is an opportunity for women to be heard and to hear one another…
Musician Activists
Part of the Series: Advocates of Change
They have made a difference and revolutionized the world. They come from all walks of life and from all corners of the globe. These remarkable individuals have pioneered, developed and forever improved their industry and the world in which we…
1900's
Part of the Series: 100 Years, 100 Events
Every decade has its share of important events. But in this completely engrossing series we bring you only the best, the most far-reaching, the most worldly, and the most consequential. You will see a unique clarity of history through the…
Patrice Lumumba - Assassination Colonial Style
Part of the Series: Political Assassination Series
Patrice Lumumba, the first Prime Minister of the newly independent Congo, was a hero to his fellow Africans but a communist threat to the West. The West believed Lumumba was pro-soviet and would open the door to communist control of…