New Arrivals - DVDs
This documentary follows the USA Paralympic Sled Hockey team as they prepare for the Winter Paralympic Games in Sochi.
"National Geographic joins veteran wildlife cameraman Andrew Manske and hard-nosed outdoorsman Brian Bildson as they venture into some of North America's most remote and inhospitable regions in an attempt to capture unprecedented and extraordinarily rare footage of wolves hunting bison. Leading their team to the vast grasslands of Canada's Northwest Territories, where raw survival is the only rule, the team suffers cracking ice roads, frigid temperatures, attacking mosquitoes, and isolation in hope of recording the spectacular: a pack of wolves stalking and taking down a massive wood bison"--From publisher description.
Profiles Abudul Sattar Edhi, founder of a home for runaway boys in Karachi, Pakistan, and focuses on the lives of the boys who stay at the home.
This upbeat and easy to follow workout uses basic aerobic movements to blast away those unwanted calories. With no confusing transitions of complicated choreography, this workout is perfect for beginner participants. Equipment required: one small/medium sized towel.
Go up-river and deep into the jungle, far from Brazil's cities and stadiums, where families of giant otters, tufted capuchin monkeys and mischievous coati (South American raccoon cousins) rally their wits to survive in a breathtakingly beautiful yet dangerous land. Follow their lives through an exciting year, from first steps in a brave new world, to ingenious resilience during drought and monsoon.
Quiet the thoughts and renew the spirit under the reassuring direction of Shiva Rea. A collection of meditations provide a calming oasis where viewers can leave behind life?s stresses while being transported to tranquil settings such as a Greek island and New Mexico?s White Sands National Park. Unwind and rejuvenate with meditations in Shiva's Yoga Matrix, which allows viewers to customize their practice for a calming and restorative experience.
A two-part series that tells the story of the three monarchs who reigned over Europe's Greatest powers at the outbreak of the First World War: Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany and King George V of England. The emerging divisions and rivalries between the inter-related houses of Europe brought change, tragedy and personal humiliation. Of the three great Imperial dynasties only George V remained standing. Monarchy was finished as a serious political force.
Dance off the inches with three hot dance styles and workouts. Break a sweat dancing to a funk groove, Cali pop, and street style.
Bee People is a groundbreaking film that takes movie goers inside the world of bees, and the people who keep them. The film begins with a look at the disturbing news associated with Colony Collapse Disorder. Bees are disappearing at alarming numbers. A vital partner in the creation of fully one-third of our food supply, bees have provided sustainability on earth for nearly 100 million years. What is the cause? This film dives in to not only explore the possibilities (nicotine based pesticides, mites, an as yet undiscovered virus) but it seeks to find the solution.
Thomas and his friends are in holly, jolly Christmas spirits, ready to be Santa's engine helpers. Percy brings holiday fun to Reg at the scrap yard, while Duncan tries to overcome his bah humbug attitude. Thomas clears the snowy tracks so Connor can race passengers home in time for the holiday. James causes confusion and delay helping Duck get unstuck, as an old friend returns to Sodor bringing Percy the perfect gift.
"In this documentary film, Pastor Mark Biltz shows how throughout history God has used the heavenly bodies to communicate when significant events will happen."--from container.
Gabriel 'Fluffy' Iglesias, the world-famous Hawaiian-shirt-clad comedian, takes viewers on a joke-filled journey into his life in this nonstop laugh fest. The funnyman delves into subjects such as the joys of parenting a teen, the similarities between India and Mexico, and more hilarious observations, while also providing fans with special backstage access and exclusive never-before-seen footage from his sold-out Unity Through Laughter tour.
In an era where the American Dream seems to have faded into a dark new dawn, filmmakers Dinesh D'Souza and John Sullivan ponder what may have become of the world if the U.S. had never come into being. By creating an alternate history in which British forces kill General George Washington during the American Revolutionary War, the filmmakers lay the groundwork for a thought-provoking meditation on the crucial role of the United States on the world stage.
A fly changes some minds in this tale, first, by astounding the lad who captures him in a jar, then, thanks to some fancy flying, by convincing the lad's parents, the judges of the Amazing Pet Show, that he's more than just a nuisance. A pop-eyed, self-confident mite, Fly Guy's up to any challenge.
Mirabelle and her travelling family band are determined to make their next gig at Vegetable Square Garden. On their journey, a winter storm hits, and they get stuck at a run-down resort. Mr. Beet, the grumpy manager makes them sing and clean for their supper. Why is Mr. Beet such a beast? And can Mirabelle's kindness change him?
The Mississippi River Flood of 1927 was the most destructive river flood in American history. In the spring of 1927, the river broke out of its earthen embankments in 145 places and inundated 27,000 square miles. Part of its legacy was the forced exodus of displaced sharecroppers, who left plantation life and migrated to Northern cities, adapting to an industrial society with its own set of challenges. For this film, director Bill Morrison scoured film archives for footage documenting the event, and for the score, guitarist Bill Frisell dreew upon his wide musical palette informed by American roots music.
As the attacks and violence between the US forces and the Taliban remain at the end of the war in Afghanistan, National Geographic follows elite Air Force units that defend the base and go outside the wire to help the wounded and track down a local Taliban leader.
Desperate to escape both a world she never wanted to be part of and the man who turned her into a werewolf, Elena Michaels abandons her pack and takes refuge in a new city, starting over with a hot new romance and a successful photography career. But when bodies turn up in the werewolf sanctuary, Elena is torn between the life she's building and the wild and dangerously unpredictable one she thought she left behind.
Set in a world where summers span decades and winters can last a lifetime. From the scheming south and the savage eastern lands, to the frozen north and ancient Wall that protects the realm from the mysterious darkness beyond, the powerful families of the Seven Kingdoms are locked in a battle for the Iron Throne. This is a story of duplicity and treachery, nobility and honor, conquest, and triumph. In the Game of Thrones, you either win or you die.
"... explores the highly controversial subject of third-trimester abortions in the wake of the 2009 assassination of practitioner Dr. George Tiller. The procedure is now performed by only four doctors in the United States, all former colleagues of Dr. Tiller, who risk their lives every day in the name of their unwavering commitment toward their patients. Directors Martha Shane and Lana Wilson have created a moving and unique exploration of one of the most incendiary topics of our time, and they've done so in an informative, thought-provoking, and compassionate way"--From publisher description.
Sir David Attenborough takes us on a journey through the weird and wonderful world of frogs, shedding new light on these charismatic, colorful and frequently bizarre little animals through first-hand stories, the latest science, and cutting-edge technology. Frogs from around the world are used to demonstrate the amazing adaptations and survival techniques that have made them the most successful of all amphibians.
Watercolour artist, His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, celebrates the artistic gene of his forebears, which goes back to Queen Victoria and beyond.
Teenagers didn't always exist. They had to be invented. As the cultural landscape around the world was thrown into turmoil during the industrial revolution, and with a chasm erupting between adults and youth, the concept of a new generation took shape. Whether in America, England, or Germany, whether party-crazed Flappers or hip Swing Kids, zealous Nazi Youth or frenzied Sub-Debs, it didn't matter - this was a new idea of how people come of age. They were all 'Teenagers.' A hypnotic rumination on the genesis of youth culture from the end of the 19th century to the first half of the 20th, TEENAGE is a living collage of rare archival material, filmed portraits, and diary entries read by Jena Malone, Ben Whishaw, and others. Set to a a shimmering contemporary score by Bradford Cox (Deerhunter / Atlas Sound), TEENAGE is a mesmerizing trip into the past and a riveting look at the very idea of 'coming-of-age.'
The rebuilding of Ground Zero is the most architecturally, politically, and emotionally complex construction project in recent American history. The struggle to develop these sixteen acres of sacred lands has encompassed twelve years, nineteen government agencies, and over $20 billion. Aside from the engineering challenges, various constituencies-politicians, developers, architects, insurers, local residents, and relatives of 9/11 victims-profess conflicting claims to the site.
"Do you shape the world or does the world shape you? Is freedom something we are born with or something we must work to attain? Offering a torrent of mind-expanding ideas and information, 'The lottery of birth' is going to make you think again about what it means to be free. Drawing on the best minds in philosophy, history, psychology, physics and economics, it employs decades of evidence to interrogate what we are, where we are and where we want to be. From birth onwards our minds are a battleground of competing forces. The outcome of this battle determines the society we create. This is a film about the cultural, educational, political and commercial forces that shape our identities, often in ways that limit both our personal and political freedom"--From publisher description.