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Crocodile Dreaming
...Dreaming is my mother's dreaming. It's not Crocodile Dundee, it's not Ten Canoes ... It's my true story." - David Gulpilil. * FINALIST! Best Short...
Another Country - The Yolngu People
...beginning with the celebrated Ten Canoes in 2006. Reynolds collaborated with de Heer on the hugely successful Twelve Canoes website and film, and, after...
The Cyberchase Movie, Part 1
Part of the Series: Cyberchase
PBS
...and cure her virus. With Hacker in hot pursuit, the kids must run, ski, canoe and climb their way to the end of the mission. ...
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Influence Of The Water
Part of the Series: Homes by Design - 2004
...Seattle" was filmed. #2. A look at a spectrum of boathouse designs at Canoe Pass, a floating community near Vancouver. #3. A retirement residence...
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California Indians 3 & 4
The Missions and 7 Southern Tribes: California's missions are a lasting reminder of the days when the first Europeans pioneered this great land; also, they can remind us of the native people who lived here and whose way of life…
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The Pearl Button - The Coastline of Chile
The ocean contains the history of all humanity. The sea holds the voices of the Earth and those that come from outer space. Water receives impetus from the stars and transmits it to living creatures. Water, the longest border in…
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In the Wake of the Bounty
...hardworking crew ready to serve, the ship set sail and arrived in Tahiti after ten arduous months at sea. After collecting more than a thousand breadfruit plants...
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The Siege of Tenochtitlan
Episode 42 of Maya to Aztec: Ancient Mesoamerica Revealed
Cortes's defeat of the Aztec empire was one of the greatest military victories in history. Analyze how the enterprising conquistador managed this coup with just a few hundred Spanish troops, aided by native allies and a secret weapon that even…
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Wildness
...before it was drowned by a fiercely protested hydro-electric scheme. Ten years later, Peter's magnificent photographs of the Franklin River were used...
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Brazil - An Inconvenient History
...er slave population. Astonishingly Brazil, a Portuguese colony, received ten-times more African slaves than the numbers transported to North America. This...
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Nature Gods and Tricksters of Polynesia
Episode 44 of Great Mythologies of the World
Polynesian tales center around spirits of the natural world, some of whom are compassionate helper-deities and some, like the nasty menehune, that delight in causing trouble. Meet the supreme figures Ku and Hina, who have myriad subordinate versions; Lono, who…
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The Last of the Mohicans
During the brutal French and Indian War, the legendary scout Hawkeye is prevailed upon to escort Major Duncan Heyward, and the two daughters of Fort William Henry commander Colonel Munro -- Alice and Cora -- to safety through enemy lines.…
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North American Peoples and Tribes
Episode 27 of The Big History of Civilizations
Shift your attention to the Americas, which developed on an alternate path from Afro-Eurasia. This first lecture traces the settlement of North America and investigates societies across different regions, from the southwestern deserts to the eastern woodlands. Learn about tribes…
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No Subtitles Necessary - The Lifelong Friendship of Two Legendary Cinematographers
...the United States to toil in the underbelly of Hollywood. Suddenly, after ten years, Laszlo's camera broke the rules of cinema with Easy Rider and Vilmos...
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Headhunt Revisited - An Artist That Painted Indigenous People in the South Pacific
A timely story of an exceptional woman, a talented artist, and a respectful ally of indigenous peoples whose work continues to inspire artists in her native America and in her beloved Melanesia. In the 1920s, society woman Caroline Mytinger graced…
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Lifeways of Australia and the Pacific
Episode 31 of The Big History of Civilizations
The Pacific islands represent perhaps the last great chapter in humanity's colonization of the globe. The vast Pacific made migration slow until comparatively recently, yet seafaring technologies allowed many Polynesian societies to flourish. Study the aboriginal people of Australia and…
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Refuge - A Film About Darfur
In this alternately enraging and heartbreaking documentary, Canadian student Jonathan Pedneault and filmmaker Alexandre Trudeau travel to Darfur to try to make sense of reports of genocide in the region. Making their way clandestinely with a group of rebels into…
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A Sh'mal World: Helping Mentally-ill Drug Addicts
...reunite with his estranged, alcoholic, and sometimes homeless son after a ten year disconnect, Sh'mal must come to terms with his own conflicting emotions...
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From Caves to Cosmos - The Roots of Native America
Episode 1 of Native America
PBS
Native America explores the world created by America's First Peoples. The four part series reaches back 15,000 years to reveal massive cities aligned to the stars, unique systems of science and spirituality, and 100 million people connected by social networks…
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Foraging in the Old Stone Age
Episode 3 of The Big History of Civilizations
Although it is often skimmed over in the history books, the Paleolithic Era is the longest time in human history, ranging from 200,000 to 11,000 years ago. Understanding this period is crucial for understanding the human history that follows. See…
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