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Deceptive Practice - The Mysteries And Mentors Of Ricky Jay
Ricky Jay is a world-renowned magician, author, historian and actor who regularly provokes astonishment from even the most jaded audiences. DECEPTIVE PRACTICE traces Jay's achievements and influences, from his apprenticeship at age 4 with his grandfather, to such now-forgotten legends…
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Lion Mystery
Part of the Series: Gorongosa Park
PBS
... Investigate a baffling mystery: why Gorongosa's lion population isn't growing. ...
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Women of Mystery: Three Writers Who Forever Changed Detective Fiction
... First we read Nancy Drew, girl detective. Then what? Women of Mystery explores the writing lives of three authors (Sara Paretsky, Sue Grafton & Marcia...
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Roman Catacomb Mystery
Part of the Series: NOVA
PBS
...the Emperor? Or were they felled by a deadly plague? In Roman Catacomb Mystery , NOVA 's forensic investigation follows a trail of ancient clues to...
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Mystery Cultures of Early Greece
Episode 8 of History of the Ancient World
Turn to the Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations of the Mediterranean. Learn about the historical underpinnings of the Minotaur myth, Plato's account of what might have been the basis for the legend of Atlantis, and the rediscovery of writing as Greece…
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The Mystery of Agatha Christie with David Suchet
PBS
...a small seaside town that allowed her to become the best-selling murder mystery writer in history. ...
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Around Attica: Temples and Mysteries
Episode 4 of Great Tours: Greece and Turkey
This episode takes you to sacred monuments of Greece's beautiful Attica region. At the picturesque Amphiareion, shrine of a prophet deity, learn about ancient oracle and healing practices. Visit imposing shrines to Artemis and Poseidon, finishing at Eleusis, sanctuary to…
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WR: Mysteries of the Organism
...(or the questions). His surreal documentary-fiction collision WR: MYSTERIES OF THE ORGANISM begins as an investigation into the life and work of c...
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Mysteries of the Indus Valley
Episode 12 of The Big History of Civilizations
While agrarian civilizations were flourishing in Egypt and the Mediterranean, the extraordinary Indus civilization was emerging in South Asia. Witness the development of one of the most advanced and intriguing civilizations of its time, and then tour two of its…
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In Search Of Ancient Mysteries
Additional evidence to support the theory that man on earth had his genesis somewhere in outer space is offered in this thought-provoking film. Filmed on locations throughout the world, some of the bizarre phenomena depicted include a complex astrological clock…
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America's 60 Greatest Unsolved Mysteries & Crimes: Episode 6
Part of the Series: America's 60 Greatest Unsolved Mysteries & Crimes
Why did the Rosenbergs have to die? Who pulled off the St. Valentine's Day Massacre? What were the Phoenix Lights? Was Sirhan Sirhan a mob assassin? Was Pearl Harbor really a surprise attack? Who's really buried in Billy the Kid's…
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Secrets & Mysteries Of Christopher Columbus
Was Christopher Columbus born in Genoa, Italy? An unlikely collection of experts from European royalty, DNA science, university scholars, even Columbus's own living family so he definitely was not. This ground breaking documentary follows a trail of proof to show…
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Emancipation Road: 1968-Today - Heroes of Hope
Part of the Series: Emancipation Road
This final episode looks at some of the groundbreaking African American heroes in the years following the Civil Rights movement, up through President Barack Obama.
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Sidemen: Long Road to Glory - The Lives of Three Chicago Blues Musicians
An intimate look into the incredible lives and influence of three of the Chicago Blues sidemen - Pinetop Perkins, Willie "Big Eyes" Smith and Hubert Sumlin. Haunting imagery of the Mississippi Delta region and these legendary musicians, punctuates this powerful…
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A Road to Home - Stories of Homeless LGBTQ Youth of New York City
...they discovered you are gay or transgender. This is the subject of A Road to Home, which follows 6 LGBT youth through New York City as they learn to...
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Road to Nowhere
...Film Festival " In its masterful use of evocative imagery and music, ROAD TO NOWHERE is flawless ". - Kevin Thomas, The Los Angeles Times ...
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The Roads To El Dorado
Part of the Series: Secrets of Archaeology
Take a virtual reality tour of one of history's most intriguing ancient civilizations. Discover the splendor of the Incan empire's Curzo and Machu Picchu, which captured the imagination and greed of the Spanish conquistadors.
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The Royal Road - A Cinematic Essay on Personal and Collective Memory
... A cinematic essay in defense of remembering, THE ROYAL ROAD offers up a primer on Junipero Serra's Spanish colonization of California and the Mexican...
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The Oregonian
...to stay quiet. Spend some time with a woman from Oregon who is lost on the road and running away from her past. Now, she has a chance to experience everything...
Sherlock Holmes - The Woman in Green
When a number of attractive women are found dead and with fingers missing, Sherlock Holmes (Basil Rathbone) and Dr. Watson (Nigel Bruce) investigate. Though evidence points to a psychotic killer, Holmes begins to believe that there's more to the case…
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