Destiny in Alice
...naturalist, Destiny Attenborough (played by filmmaker Trisha Morton-Thomas) guides us through the habitat and customs of the women who love women in Alice Springs...
Unseen Cinema 3: Light Rhythms - Music and Abstractions
..."Parabola" - Clip #13: "Glens Falls Sequence" - Clip #14: ""Simple Destiny Abstractions"" - Clip #15: "Abstract Movies" - Clip #16: "Themis:...
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Maestro: King of the Cowboy Artists
This documentary from Les Blank follows the indomitable Gerald "The Maestro" Gaxiola, who turned to a life of prolific art making after years as an aircraft mechanic, traveling salesman, and body builder.
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Soul Of A Banquet - The Matriarch of Modern Chinese Cooking
In this mouth-watering documentary, director Wayne Wang ( The Joy Luck Club ) profiles Cecilia Chiang, the matriarch of modern Chinese cooking, as she relates her fascinating history and cooks up a sumptuous, once-in-a-lifetime banquet. "A mind-bendingly hunger-inducing piece of…
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The forces of nature make Earth a restless planet, but they also turned our ball of rock into a home for life. How did our planet's ingredients, the chemical elements, come together and take that first crucial step from barren…
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Warrior Marks - Female Genital Mutilation
...mutilation, presented by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of THE COLOR PURPLE, Alice Walker. Female genital mutilation affects one hundred million of the...
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A Place of Rage - African American Women who Revolutionized Society
...their achievements features interviews with Angela Davis, June Jordan and Alice Walker. Within the context of the civil rights, Black power and feminist...
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The Duck Hunter
...become mayor. Mario is the only one to be married and has a dau- ghter, Alice. He dreams of giving her an old piano, for her to study music, just like...
Empire Upon the Trails - 1806 to 1848
Part of the Series: Ken Burns: The West
... The American realizes that 'Progress is God.' The destiny of the American people is to subdue the continent -- to rush over this vast field to the Pacific...
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Mississippi Grind
...mysterious interplay of fate and friendship in shaping an individual's destiny. " - Justin Chang, Variety ...
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Home and Away
What does it mean to be 'at home' for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people? Is it where you live, or the 'country' you are exiled from?
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A Tale of Two Cities
...lawyer Sydney Carton - both of whom are in love with the beautiful Lucie (Alice Krige, GHOST STORY). As the world around them grows more and more uncertain...
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The Passion of Augustine - La passion d'Augustine
...niece Alice (Lysandre Menard) arrives and flaunts her individuality as an exotic teen and talented jazz pianist. Augustine is determined to tame Alice's wild...
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Mixed Strategies and the Art of Bluffing
Episode 4 of The Mathematics of Games and Puzzles
What happens when you're playing a game with an intelligent adversary whose goals are opposed to yours? You have a zero-sum game such as penny matching, rock-paper-scissors, and simplified poker. Discover how to use math to bluff, play unpredictably, and…
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Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary
...readings, and aided by a potent chorus of voices including Cornel West, Alice Walker, Angela Davis and others, this riveting film explores Mumia's life...
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Arise - Women Healing the Environment
...images, poetry and music by well-known writers and musicians, including Alice Walker and Michael Franti. Through these hopeful examples and new models...
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Birth of the Cinema
Part of the Series: The Story of Film
This opening of The Story of Film: An Odyssey shows the birth of a great new art form, the movies. Filmed in the very buildings where the first movies were made, it shows that ideas and passion have always driven…
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Remember the Ladies
Episode 1 of Women First and Foremost
This is quite a story. For there are some stories that are so individually significant that they speak for an entire area of history. Imagine trying to become the first woman doctor, or being a slave woman who helped lead…
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Exhibition On Screen: I, Claude Monet - I, Claude Monet
Monet's life is a gripping tale about a man who, behind his sun-dazzled canvases, suffered from feelings of depression, loneliness, even suicide. However, as his art developed and his love of gardening led to the glories of his Giverny garden,…
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After discussing the meaning of tragedy and tragic conflict, this program explores the major aspects of character and structure in tragic drama. The tragic world, tragic conflict and the tragic hero are illustrated and explored through selections from such great…
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