New Arrivals - DVDs
Discusses the various forms of hate.
Spalding Gray performs a monologue that mostly recounts his trip to Southeast Asia to create the role of the U.S. Ambassador's aide in the 1984 Oscar-winning film "The killing fields."
The coronation of Elizabeth II was an enormous logistical operation, and an event of huge cultural significance. Now, using hitherto unseen archives and with co-operation of the Palace, the diaries and papers of those at the heart of the planning are opened up to reveal the behind the scenes story of the Coronation.
In 1832, 57 young men from Ireland boarded a ship to America, leaving behind an impoverished country in hopes of a better life. Arriving healthy, all were dead in eight weeks. Did they all die due to a cholera pandemic as was widely believed? Or, were some of them murdered? Using the latest forensic and scientific investigative techniques, as well as historical detective work in Ireland and the U.S., modern detectives and experts will unravel this extraordinary story.
Spied upon by MI19 in a bugging operation of unprecedented scale and cunning, 4,000 German POW's revealed their inner thoughts about the Third Reich and let slip military secrets that helped the Allies win WWII.
Hard core science is effortlessly integrated with a light-hearted look at how plants behave. Scientist J.C. Cahill reveals an astonishing landscape where plants eavesdrop on each other, talk to their allies, call in insect mercenaries and nurture their young. It is a world of pulsing activity, where plants communicate, co-operate and, sometimes, wage all-out war.
James Prosek, artist, writer and naturalist, takes on the mystery of the eel, shedding light on the animal and the strange behavior it inspires in those who seek to know it.
"Crowning the summit of Brown's Bluff in the heart of Denver, the Colorado Capitol Building is among the great architectural treasures of the American West. As a living history museum and active seat of government, the Capitol provides a telling reflection of the people & politics that shaped Colorado amid interests as diverse as its landscape"--Container.
The story of the world-famous Lipizzaner stallions from their origins in ancient times to the almost unknown drama of their rescue in 1945, beginning with the Spanish Riding School in Vienna, where the white stallions perform an impressive display of beauty and power that celebrates a perfect harmony between horse and rider. Movements originally intended for use in war.
Augustus McCrae and Woodrow call, longtime friends and former Texas Rangers, steal over a thousand head of cattle from rustlers south of the border and recruit an unlikely crew of hands to drive the herd 3,000 miles north to Montana.
Dickens' tale of love, politics, and the aristocracy during the French Revolution.
"Sizzle away the calories with this fun and simple walk workout created by Amy Bento Ross. If you're looking for a workout that offers inspiring music, hip hop stylized moves, and a good old fashioned caloric burn, you've found it! Amy combines walking with intervals of old school hip hop moves for a complete body workout. This non-impact, non-stop workout even offers tempo changes, so you can perform the simple dance moves with the highest intensity"--From publisher description.
On June 27, 1969, a police raid on a Greenwich Village gay bar took a surprising turn when patrons decided it was time to fight back. As a riot erupted outside the Stonewall Inn, a new era in the gay rights movement was born. Vito Russo, a twenty-three year-old film student was among the crowd. Over the next twenty years, Vito would go on to become one of the most outspoken and inspiring activists in the LGBT community's fight for equal rights.
The documentary focuses on the current struggles for democracy in Egypt, Malaysia, Ukraine, Venezuela, and Zimbabwe. Viewers will have a front row seat to history forging revolutions the filmmakers captured and had no idea that they would erupt mid-production of the making of this film. Democracy has always come at a price.
"Follows the rise and fall of some of the most controversial figures in American education through some of their most tumultuous intellectual battles"--Container.
The story of the life and times of the band the Eagles.
Lavish productions are all-new adaptations of Christie classics.
Mel Brooks has energetically avoided a documentary profile being made, until now. He has agreed to throw himself into a new documentary about his storied career, giving American Masters exclusive interviews and complete access to his film archives.
"It seems as if the people who built Persepolis--and this they did even before the ancient Romans created their world empire--appeared out of nowhere. Presumably it was a tribe of herdsmen who settled in the south-west of present-day Iran in the 8th century B.C. This region was known as Parsa, or Persis as the Greeks called it. When, in 550 B.C., the Achaemenid Kyros ascended the throne, it took only a few years for the Persian Empire to be feared as a terrifying opponent. One of his successors, Dareios I, had a residence built for himself which was to be more magnificent than anything ever known before: Persepolis. It soon gained a reputation as "the richest city under the sun." After conquering the city, Alexander the Great employed 20,000 mules and 5,000 camels to carry away the riches of the city. Nevertheless, the splendid reliefs and ruins still convey a picture of a royal court which reveled in pomp and luxury"--From publisher description.
This film is the first feature-length documentary about how health care professionals actively implemented and covered up the tortures in Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo and the CIA Black Sites. The film shows how the torture of detainees could not continue without the assistance of these American doctors. The little-known story is told by military, legal and medical experts and portrayed through staged demonstrations as spelled out in declassified government documents.
Four DVDs containing a full 90 day program, 30 day dance cardio workout and meta band. Fitness expert Tracy Anderson believes in empowering women of all ages through providing the tools to shape a woman's body at every stage, shape, and size.
In a world where vampires are an out and vocal minority, a telepathic Louisiana barmaid falls for a century-old member of the undead who is suspected of murder.
Tracy Anderson creates a workout with different focuses specially designed to meet needs during each month of pregnancy.