New Arrivals - DVDs
"There is only one Tim Hawkins. Wildly talented and slightly twisted. Tim delivers 80 minutes of new stand-up and musical comedy in "Push Pull Point Pow"".--Container.
A lonely, down-on-her-luck waitress meets a handsome, quirky jewelry store clerk and thinks that maybe, finally, she's met a 'good guy.' The more Molly gets to know Gus, the more she's intrigued by him. Unknown to Molly, this 'good guy' was a brilliant astrophysicist who suffered an aneurism and has lost all of his short-term memory. Every day is a brand new day, literally, for Gus. He must navigate the world anew, and that includes his relationship with her. As Molly's love for Gus continues to grow, he discovers that he can indeed fall in love with the same woman every day. But can she see a future with a man who cannot recall their past?
This fascinating documentary focuses on the ancient city of Palmyra; where trading and military routes led to and through the city. The program explores the desert and the Bedouins who live there; for since time immemorial Syrian society and culture has been determined by the Bedouins and the city-dwellers. The ancient cultures that developed along the banks of Euphrates, such as the Mari, are as distant in time from the heyday of Palmyra as the antique culture of Palmyra is from present day.
Domination of the air during WWII was a critical element to ultimate victory. From the deadly dogfights during the Battle of Britain to the harrowing daylight raids over fortress Europe to the daring high altitude bombing runs over Japan, this is the story of the men and machines that faced off every day in a deadly struggle for freedom.
A documentary that focuses on Hampton Court Palace, from its origin through today. It was originally built for Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, a favorite of King Henry VIII, in 1529. As Wolsey fell from favor, the palace was passed to the King, who enlarged it. Today, the palace is open to the public, and a major tourist attraction. Along with St. James's Palace, it is one of only two surviving palaces of the many owned by Henry VIII.
"Self-destructive, pigheaded, and overfond of the bottle, Jack Taylor ... is a forty-something ex-cop trying to earn a living as a private detective in his native Galway. Taylor has burned a lot of bridges, but he still has a knack for uncovering ugly truths. In his new trade, Taylor finds evil at every turn: the serial murders of young female factory workers, a vicious vigilante group executing summary justice, and a sadistic nun dubbed "Lucifer" by her former charges"--Container.
Delves into the escalating conflict between mountain bikers hungry to ride and the federal land managers charged with protecting public lands. Takes you behind both sides of this confrontation, riding with the freeriders and chasing them down with the rangers, in an exploration of issues increasingly important to all Americans.
A documentary featuring interviews with all surviving former heads of Shin Bet, the Israeli security agency whose activities and membership are closely held state secrets.
Explores the extraordinary lives, struggles and successes of a few of the over five million Americans living with bipolar disorder. Personal stories of harrowing events, medical mazes, discrimination and the effects of social stigma blend together to create a compelling look at a generation coming out of the bipolar closet.
An unfiltered look into the remarkable lives of the greatest sister-act professional tennis has ever seen. With unprecedented access, the film tells the inspiring story of how these two women, against all odds, but with the help of visionary parents, made it to the top.
This film focuses on Althorp, the ancestral home of the Spencer family since the 16th century. The interior of the house is generally considered its strongest asset as the Spencer family has assembled an impressive collection of portrait art including several pieces painted by the Flemish master Anthony van Dyck. Diana, Princess of Wales, is buried on the estate.
Top comediennes and close friends Amy Schumer, Rachel Feinstein, Nikki Glaser and Marina Franklin come together in New York City for one night of stand-up comedy.
Presents the life and work of one of the most important neuroscientists of the 20th century, Nobel Prize winner Eric Kandel. A compelling blend of autobiography and history that recounts some scientific developments in our understanding of the brain's role in recording and preserving memory. In addition to archival footage and dramatic re-creations of Kandel's childhood experiences in Nazi-occupied Vienna and his formative years as an emigrant in New York, the film features discussions with Kandel, friends and family, as well as his public lectures in Vienna and New York, which explore both his professional and personal life, especially his emotional ties to Judaism.
The confusion and chaos of World War II is explained by those thee to witness it. Provides firsthand accounts of the hostility and heroics of the war. Battles are described in detail by victims and veterans.
This film focuses on Mumia Abu-Jamal's prolific career in journalism from his early days a writer for the Black Panther newspaper and reporter for NPR, to his radio broadcasts from prison after being incarcerated and placed on death row.
Gene Roddenberry, the creator of Star Trek, also known as the "Great Bird of the Galaxy", passed away in 1991. His son, Eugene "Rod" Roddenberry was only 17 years old. As a teenager, Rod never knew the impact his father had on the world, but as a man, he'll find out. Details Rod's trek across America to discover his father through his friends, his work, and his influence. Includes interviews with Star Trek actors, fans, friends and family, and entertainment's most iconic figures.
The Retirement Gamble reveals how fees, self-dealing, and kickbacks bring great profits to Wall Street while imperiling the prospects of a secure future for individuals. The film questions who has the consumer's best interests in mind, and whether there is a better way to manage our retirements.
One year from their fairytale wedding, here is a look at the married life of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Features exclusive footage and interviews.
Captures a pivotal moment in motor sport history: the dawn of the zero-emissions racing era.
The Black Kungfu Experience traces the rise of black kungfu in the United States in the 60s and 70s. Chinese and African American experiences evolve differently yet converge; they challenge political and social persecution. The film focuses on how a group of African American pioneers became masters in a subculture dominated by Chinese and white men. Their stories illustrate how kungfu still is a crucible of the black experience, which is less about flash, than it is about community.
Learn what you need to know about acoustic guitar to get playing right away. Jessica Baron has more than 45 years of guitar experience, and is the founder of Guitars in the Classroom. She also co-authored the highly successful MusicMakers curriculum for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. Learn beginning acoustic guitar in 34 sessions with more than seven hours of instruction.
"[T]ells the story of the Rolling Stones' unparalleled journey from blues-obsessed teenagers in the early sixties to their undisputed status as rock royalty. All of the Rolling Stones have been newly interviewed and their words form the narrative arc that links together the archive footage of performances, news coverage and interviews, much of it previously unseen ... [and] gives the viewer an intimate insight into exactly what it's like to be part of the Rolling Stones as they overcome denunciation, drugs, dissensions and death to become the definitive survivors"--Container.
In his latest film, Marian Marzynski tells the extraordinary story of how he as a Jewish boy escaped the Holocaust, hiding from the Nazis, and surviving the war as an altar boy in a Catholic monastery. In a deeply moving and personal film he shares the poignant, painful recollections of other child survivors, many of whom are visiting scenes of their childhood for the last time.
Renowned underwater photographer Darek Sepiolo explores the Wild Deep, showing viewers the most unique and beautiful aquatic life from every continent on the planet.
Documents the wilderness and its exotic animals in various locations in Russia, and includes the Kamchatka Peninsula, the Primorye, The Caucasus, Siberia, and the Arctic.