Miscellaneous Documentaries

Category: Documentary

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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D58861
Bill Moyers hosts this look at the many faces of hatred and bigotry around the world, and how those negative attitudes affect people in their everyday lives. Guests discussing their own experiences include Nelson Mandela, Elie Wiesel, Jimmy Carter, and Vaclav Havel, while film footage from Israel, Northern Ireland, South Africa, and ... more
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SKU: D79254
Produced for the BBC, this films tells of director Jeremy Gilley's attempts to have the United Nations sanction a global day of peace where all countries would abide by a cease-fire agreement and adopt a non-violence order. Gilley charts his own five-year journey, as he meets with heads of states, freedom fighters, innocent victims ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D89307
Documentarian and Buddhist Velcrow Ripper travels the world, visiting various "Ground Zero" spots where tragedy struck on a historic scale. Including a stop in Manhattan where the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks took place, the film follows Ripper to Hiroshima, Kabul, Cambodia, and other places where devastation has afforded some ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D06881
Absorbing documentary from filmmaker Johanna Lunn follows four people whose lives were horribly affected by senseless violence, and the strides they make towards forgiving those responsible in order to move on with their own lives. Through stories of those who've lost loved ones to murder at the hands of a stalker, neighbor, the IRA, ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D98758
Was Alexander Pope right about the divinity of forgiveness? This challenging documentary explores the concept in matters small and large, examining situations as trivial as personal insults to those with the magnitude of the September 11th terrorist attacks. Research into the physical and psychological effects of forgiving is discussed ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D01357
Can the world be made a better place? The answer is "yes," if you ask the activists interviewed in this inspirational documentary. Focused on the crusade for compassionate change all around the globe, the film explores how the philosophies of spiritual leaders like Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. have affected and nurtured such modern-day ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D05715
Is there anything that mankind can do to make the world a better place? Filmed in 20 countries around the globe, this uplifting documentary tackles that very question. Features a look at attempts to fix problems in Thailand, Ethiopia, Nairobi, and other locations, as well as insights from individuals ranging from Willie Nelson to Nobel ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D12207
This powerful documentary centers around three true stories that demonstrate how forgiveness can be granted in the aftermath of the most seemingly unforgivable crimes. From a shooting in an Amish community to a senseless murder to the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., many have had the strength to forgive. Watch how these moral ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D12241
Between 1951 and 1975, 1,200 young men refused to join the U.S. military because of their religious beliefs. Instead, they joined Pax, a Mennonite-based service program designed to build homes and improve living conditions for refugees of war. This moving documentary presents the story of these brave volunteers on a life-changing mission ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Widescreen
SKU: D27099
In a world where a person dies from poverty every three seconds, is it possible to make a real difference? This documentary reveals how five everyday individuals, young and old, chose to take action in meaningful ways to help confront the tragedies associated with impoverishment and hunger; could their stories become your own? In this ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D01093
Seven-disc boxed set includes "Roses in December," "Dangerous Living: Coming Out in the Developing World," "S21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine," "Silent Waters," "The Devil's Miner," "Dreaming Lhasa," and "The Camden 28."
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White / Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D30146
Twelve-disc set includes "Family Name," "Questioning Faith: Confessions of a Seminarian," "Liberia: An Uncivil War," "Arctic Son," "Cine Manifest," "Cinematographer Style," "A Lion in the House," "Fall from Grace," "On the Downlow" (2007), "Critical Condition," "Passing Poston," and "Virginia Lee Burton: A Sense of Place."
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Category:Documentary |Director:Chris Beaver |Format: DVD 
SKU: D35510
Ten-disc collector's set includes "Dark Circle," "Leona's Sister Gerri," "Naked States," "Of Civil Wrongs and Rights: The Fred Korematsu Story," "Well-Founded Fear," "Music from the Inside Out," "Following Sean," "Gitmo: New Rules of War," "Yellow Brick Road," and "Stagedoor."
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D88689
Ten-disc collector's set includes "The Police Tapes," "The Wobblies," "Broken Rainbow," "Doing Time: Life Inside the Big House," "Legacy," "Aging Out," "Sister Rose's Passion," "The Fire Next Time," "Omar & Pete," and "Full Frame Documentary Shorts, Vol. 4."
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D93098
Ten-disc set includes "Building Bombs," "Pictures from a Revolution," "The Panama Deception," "The First Year," "I Like Killing Flies," "Plagues & Pleasures on the Salton Sea," "Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Beyond the Steps," "The Chances of the World Changing," "Wanderlust" (2006), and "Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore?" ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D73361
Twelve-disc boxed set of Academy Award-winning or nominated documentaries includes "Scared Straight," "Best Boy," "From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China," "Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision," "Paul Taylor: Dancemaker," "Genghis Blues," "Speaking in Strings," "Regret to Inform," "Sound and Fury," "Children Underground," "Murder on a ... more
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Category:Documentary |Director:Nigel Miller |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D98942
Monty Python star Terry Jones hosts this documentary series, offering both wit and wisdom to illuminate the lives of various character types who lived in the Middle Ages. Full of incredible stories as well as vivid artworks and animation, the series will leave you indebted--but not placed into serfdom--to Jones for his entertaining ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD FS/WS
SKU: D03351
Three-disc set includes "Boudicca: Warrior Queen," "The Golden Age of Caribbean Pirates," and "Jesse James: Outlaw Hero."
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Category:Documentary |Director:Jose Mojica Marins |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Widescreen
SKU: D27906
Documentary provocateur Dinesh D'Souza mixes dramatic re-enactments with disturbing speculation in this film that explores the "what if" scenario of the United States of America's creation being snuffed out during the Revolutionary War. How would the world be different if America didn't exist? Hear the thoughts and ideas expressed by ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D50826
These three National Geographic programs bring you face to face with gigantic fish and the men and women who pursue them. First, in "Hooked: Monster Fish" (2006), you'll see a catfish the size of a bear and a 1,000-pound marlin. Then, in "Hooked: Caught Bare-Handed" (2007), dazzling fishing exploits are recounted. Lastly, "Hooked ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D86178
From her earliest appearances on the Channel 1 children's news program to her current job as host of National Geographic's "Explorer" series, Lisa Ling has enjoyed tremendous popularity as she circles the globe in search of compelling stories. This two-disc set features six "Explorer" episodes, including "Surviving Maximum Security ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D15943
Take a look at life on the other side of the camera, as you watch the men and women who put their lives on the line, sometimes literally, to take the amazing shots that grace the pages of National Geographic magazine. Standard; Soundtrack: English; featurette; maps; photo gallery; trivia quiz.
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D17538
One of the most popular National Geographic covers of all time featured a 1984 photo of a green-eyed Afghan teen, taken in a Pakistan refugee camp, whose haunting image reflected the suffering and determination of her Pashtun people. Seventeen years later, photographer Steve McCurry and a team of high-tech investigators return to the ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Black & White / Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D65593
Captivating retrospective takes a look back at a century's worth of fascinating footage depicting thrilling discoveries, bizarre animals, death-defying feats, stunning natural wonders, and much more. 90 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English; featurette; photo gallery.
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD 
SKU: D44275
In order to obtain the kinds of memorable images seen in the pages of National Geographic, adventurous staff photographer Joel Sartore must travel to some of the world's most hazardous locations, often encountering grave danger as he photographs his subjects. This illuminating, humorous film reveals the exotic risks Sartore takes in ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D79416
Travel from Central American jungles to polar wilderness sites to vast deserts with this series of National Geographic programs that offer rare glimpses at some of the last undisturbed locales on the planet. Included in the six-disc collector's set are "Africa: Coastal," "Africa: Inland," "Deserts," "Islands," "North America," and "Rainforest." ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D04098
Renowned for publishing vivid and dramatic photographs from locations all over the world, National Geographic brings a collection of these stunning works to the home video audience with this unforgettable program. In an overview of these powerful pictures, the production also includes anecdotes and stories surrounding the history behind ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D04584
The quarter-century anniversary of "National Geographic Explorer" marked its distinguished status as the longest-running documentary series in cable television history. This commemorative program takes a breathtaking look back at visits to over 120 countries, opening hidden windows for viewers to examine the secrets of ancient history ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD FS/WS
SKU: D22423
Along with the anniversary documentary "125 Years of Exploration" (2013), which looks at the National Geographic Society's most memorable missions and expeditions around the world, this two-disc set also includes "Incredible Human Machine," "Eternal Enemies: Lions and Hyenas," "Search for the Afghan Girl," and "Inside North Korea."
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD FS/WS
SKU: D23023
Travel the globe with explorers, adventurers, scientists, and the ever-present cameras of the National Geographic Society in this 125th-anniversary collection. Included in the 10-disc set are "Americans on Everest," "Dr. Leakey and the Dawn of Man," "Holland Against the Sea," "Incredible Human Machine," "Gorilla," "Secrets of the Titanic," ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D25070
Three-disc set includes "Inside the U.S. Secret Service," "Inside North Korea," "Inside Guantanamo," "Inside the DEA," "Top Secret: Plant 42," and "Inside the NSA: America's Cyber Secrets."
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D93127
Nine-disc collector's set includes "Secrets of the Titanic," "Eternal Enemies: Lions and Hyenas," "The Photographers," "Wolves: A Legend Returns to Yellowstone," "Lewis & Clark: Great Journey West," "Arlington: Field of Honor," "National Geographic's Most Amazing Moments," "In the Womb," and "The Gospel of Judas." NOTE: This Title Is ... more
$149.99
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D73843
Six-disc boxed set includes "Asteroids: Deadly Impact," "Dinosaur Hunters: Secrets of the Gobi Desert," "SuperCroc," "Surviving Everest," "Tigers of the Snow," and "Volcano: Nature's Inferno."
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D76517
Have you ever wanted to visit some of history's most notorious events? You'll get your chance with this fascinating program that uses archival footage and vivid re-enactments to bring to life the greatest moments of yesteryear. Includes segments on the last days of Pompeii, the sinking of the Titanic, the D-Day invasion of Normandy, ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D86553
Why get a tattoo? Why become a tattoo artist? The answers are as unique as the artists and the wearers themselves. No longer emblematic of the elite or simply the mark of criminals, body art has achieved a widespread popularity. This program takes you inside the world of contemporary tattooing in the United Kingdom. Standard; Soundtrack: ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D86958
Everyone wants to "make their mark"...these folks want to make it on themselves! A unique perspective on the culture of body modification, this program delves into the worlds of tattoos, cosmetic surgery, piercings, and other forms of body art, in a celebration of human diversity and of personal expression in all its aesthetic creativity. ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Widescreen
SKU: D05144
Considered by many to be the greatest tattoo artist of all time, Norman "Sailor Jerry" Collins is the focus of this documentary. Featuring archival footage of Collins and interviews with such inking legends as Don Ed Hardy, Mike Malone, Philadelphia Eddie Funk, and others, this film analyzes the past--and future--of tattooing. AKA: ... more
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Tattoos(2008)
Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D82826
Far from being restricted to bikers or outcasts, tattoos are a mainstream phenomenon of fascinating depth and artistry. This History Channel program reveals the wide variety of reasons people from all walks of life mark their bodies with tattoos, as well as offering the viewer glimpses into tattoo parlors and surprising information ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D90675
All six episodes from the first season--including "The Devil's Cage," "Death Ride," "Pure Evil," "The Kill Zone," and "Death of the Yakuza"--are featured. 4 2/3 hrs. total. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo. **6 episodes on 1 disc. 4 2/3 hrs.**
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D07579
Ed Hardy is a world-renowned tattoo artist, and his unique artwork has gone on to be emblazoned on a popular clothing line worth millions. This interesting profile of the man behind the art delves into Hardy's childhood, his education, the inspiration behind his creations, and how he became a major player responsible for turning tattooing ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Black & White / Color |Format: DVD   DVD Criterion
SKU: D06228
Five documentaries from Canadian filmmaker Allan King are featured in this five-disc set. First, "Warrendale" (1967) examines the lives of 12 children living in a healthcare facility for psychologically disturbed young people. Next, "A Married Couple" (1969) showcases the shocking, frightening, and funny relationship of spouses Billy ... more
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Category:Documentary |Director:William Greaves |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Criterion
SKU: D35823
Writer/director William Greaves' unique blend of narrative and documentary, "Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One" (1968), finds the prolific documentarian playing the head of a fictitious film crew in New York's Central Park, attempting to complete a troublesome project while being simultaneously observed by another crew making a documentary. ... more
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Category:Documentary |Director:Godfrey Reggio |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Criterion
SKU: D36206
The title "Koyaanisqatsi" (1983) is a Hopi Indian word meaning "life out of balance," an apt summation of this mesmerizing cinematic tone poem of wonders both natural and man-made. Slow-motion and speeded time-lapse photography and a haunting score by Philip Glass combine for an unforgettable odyssey from director Godfrey Reggio. The ... more
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Naqoyqatsi(2002)
Category:Documentary |Director:Godfrey Reggio |Rated:PG |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D43406
The link between humanity and technology is explored in this cinematic tone poem from Godfrey Reggio, creator of "Koyaanisqatsi" and "Powaqqatsi." Divided into three segments, the film looks at the coldness of human communication, the nature of sports and competition, and the future of technology. Featuring music by Philip Glass. 89 ... more
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Chronos(1985)
Category:Documentary |Director:Ron Fricke |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D11467
Ron Fricke, the cinematographer of "Koyaanisqatsi," takes you on a dazzling journey through time to some of the world's most intriguing spots, including Paris, Egypt, and the Vatican. Filmed in 70mm and using groundbreaking film techniques and time-lapse photography, the film offers an amazing look at the man-made world. 43 min. Widescreen ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D54767
In the tradition of "Koyaanisqatsi" comes this awesome, wordless look at architecture, strange rituals and topographical marvels and the contrast between natural beauty and industrial destruction. Filmed in 24 countries and on six continents, this gorgeous and disturbing epic was directed by Ron Fricke, cinematographer of "Koyaanisqatsi." ... more
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Bodysong(2003)
Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D88130
A challenging fugue of sound and images in the spirit of "Koyaanisqatsi," this experimental film combines home movies with archival stock footage to present unique perspectives on the cycle of life and the story of humanity. Accompanied by an original score composed by Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood, the kaleidoscopic images suggest a ... more
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Samsara(2012)
Category:Documentary |Rated:PG13 |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D09072
Previously responsible for the startling imagery of "Koyaanisqatsi" and "Baraka" (as cinematographer and director respectively), filmmaker Ron Fricke delivers another documentary of stunning beauty, originally photographed in 70mm and lensed in 25 countries on five continents. A feast for the eyes, this production links the mysteries ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D09669
In the tradition of such audiovisual extravaganzas as "Samsara" and "Chronos," this ambient documentary offers a kaleidoscopic tour of the world's most exotic locations--those as yet untouched by commercial exploitation--and fuses with colorful visuals designed to stimulate the imagination. Haunting and inspiring at the same time, this ... more
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Visitors(2013)
Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Widescreen
SKU: D50813
"Qatsi Trilogy" director Godfrey Reggio collaborates again with composer Philip Glass, and turns his focus from the expanse of the outer world to the subtleties of the human soul, for another non-narrative visual odyssey. Composed of 74 black-and-white shots trained upon human and animal subjects, the film offers a remarkable exploration ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D65444
Through the use of endoscopic photography, this visually stunning IMAX documentary literally takes you inside the human body. Famed rock climber Tony Yaniro, Olympic skier Maria Walliser, and renowned prima ballerina Nina Ananiashvili are all on hand to show the amazing feats the body is capable of performing. 35 min. Soundtracks: ... more
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Category:Documentary |Director:John Lurie |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Criterion
SKU: D13717
Not since "Fishin' Musician" Gil Fisher has TV seen such an off-the-wall sports/adventure/talk show, as rock star/actor John Lurie takes a bunch of his film buddies to some of the world's most beautiful and exotic spots for fishing trips that turn into offbeat explorations of life. Included in this collection are "Montauk with Jim Jarmusch," ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D73693
Joanna Lumley tries to prove life can be "Absolutely Fabulous" by going to a desert island near Madagascar and roughing it on her own for nine days with a minimum of supplies, cooking on an open fire and thwarting blood-sucking insects. Along with her lessons in physical survival, Lumley learns about her spiritual side, as well. 74 ... more
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Animals(2004)
Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D88562
Resolved to raise all of the animals he eats, Jason Young acquires a farm in Nova Scotia and, after beginning his new life as a rancher, discovers that he cannot so easily reconcile his place on the food chain when it comes time to butcher his prized steer, named JB. "Friend or food?" There's much food for thought in this provocative ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D40071
How did communism catch on all over the world? What arguments made it seem attractive? Or, did the millions living under bloody oppression simply not have any other choice? This fascinating four-part French documentary explores the doctrine's historic march in detail, featuring a collection of rare archival films and photos that aided ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D19399
Ten-disc set includes "The Magic of Flight," "Dolphins," "Journey into Amazing Caves," "Coral Reef Adventure," "The Living Sea," "Mystery of the Nile," "Greece: Secrets of the Past," "Hurricane on the Bayou," "Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk," and "Arabia." NOTE: This Title Is Out Of Print; Limit One Per Customer.
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White / Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D91744
Is it possible for music to change the world? Originally set to the melody of "La Marseillaise," the communist/socialist anthem composed in 1871 known as "The Internationale" came to serve as a rallying cry for the world's oppressed peoples. In addition to rare archival footage and performances, this documentary features musicians Pete ... more
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Elsewhere(2001)
Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D04654
Vivid ethnographic filmmaking is on display in this documentary from "Our Daily Bread" director Nikolaus Geyrhalter, who brings his crew to 12 locations around the world left untouched by Western influences and "millennium hysteria." From a Finnish reindeer herd to a quarreling Namibian couple, to a Sardinian fisherman and a Buddhist ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D78367
Travel to a luxurious private estate in Delray Beach, Florida, with the Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleaders as they participate in a photo shoot for their 2005-2006 lingerie calendar. You'll go behind the scenes to meet the lovely ladies and witness all the hard work that goes into making the register of days popular with football lovers ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D78499
Witness how the 2006 Firefighter Fundraising Calendar was created with this scorching documentary. Along with footage of 13 of North America's hottest firemen working out in preparation for their photo shoots, the program features in-depth interviews in which the hunky heroes discuss their lives and commitment to helping others. 50 ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D43926
Two-disc set includes "Battle's Poison Cloud" and "Drowned Out."
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D00880
All 10 episodes from the second season--including "Disaster in the Sky," "Attack on Pearl Harbor," "Reach for the Stars," "Dinosaurs and Duplicity," and "Affairs of the Crown"--are presented in a two-disc set. 9 3/4 hrs. total. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English (SDH).
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D06070
All eight episodes from the third season--including "The Cost of Betrayal," "The War to End All Wars," "Battle for the Holy City," "The Battle of Midway," and "The Road to Revolution"--are presented in a two-disc set. 7 3/4 hrs. total. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English (SDH).
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D59558
The enduring mission of the world's foremost humanitarian organization is driven home in this memorable documentary portrait, which follows a team of young delegates on their first assignment to a hungry village in war-torn Angola. 52 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
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Speed(2004)
Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D65443
Explore our timeless fascination with motion in this beautifully photographed IMAX film that demonstrates how the constant desire to move faster has helped propel mankind into each new developmental era. 30 min. Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1. NOTE: This Title Is Out Of Print; Limit One Per Customer.
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Category:Documentary |Rated:G |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD FS & WS
SKU: D66094
Robert Redford narrates this captivating IMAX documentary that takes you around the globe, exploring some of the Earth's most breathtaking landscapes, cultures, and wildlife in locations ranging from Alaska and Canada to Borneo, Thailand, and beyond. 47 min. Standard and Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1.
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D89863
A triple feature of unique and profound Academy Award-nominated short subjects! First, Hubert Davis' documentary "Hardwood" chronicles the filmmaker's touching and evolving relationship with his estranged father, a former Harlem Globetrotter. Next, a remarkable collage of art and photographs captures China's cultural revolution, in ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D98878
As another billion children are added to the world's population every dozen years, what effect does that explosive growth have on the planet? "The People Paradox" raises profound concerns about the welfare of the Earth's most impoverished and vulnerable peoples, who are procreating at a rate far higher than the globe's wealthier regions. ... more
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Disarm(2005)
Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D40977
The horrifying and destructive capabilities of the anti-personnel land mine are explored in this powerful documentary. Paying visits to Burma, Iraq, and Colombia, the filmmakers reveal how the weapons inflict devastating casualties not only on military combatants but on civilian populations, while many continue to defend their usage. ... more
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Nobelity(2006)
Category:Documentary |Director:Turk Pipkin |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD 
SKU: D91972
Nine Nobel Prize laureates from around the world offer their insights on the world's most difficult problems and the courses of action the planet's citizens might take in order to leave the world a better place for their children and grandchildren. The challenging documentary includes appearances by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Wangari ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D64442
Philosophical questions of the highest order are asked in this documentary investigating the very nature of human existence and our relationship to modern technology. Follow filmmaker (and UC Berkeley graduate) Tao Ruspoli as his reunion with former professor Hubert Dreyfus spawns an exploration of ideas from great artisans around the ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D08654
What has progress spawned in society? This documentary reviews how advances in the realms of consumption, economics, the environment, and technology have impacted civilization for the better...and possibly for the worse. The film includes insights from such notable personalities as Jane Goodall, Stephen Hawking, and Margaret Atwood; ... more
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Brainwave(2011)
Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D58690
Explore the workings of the mind with this series of stimulating conversations sponsored by New York City's Rubin Museum of Art. The talks showcase the exchange of ideas between luminaries of the arts and leading neuroscientists and other scientific experts, resulting in challenging inquiries and enlightening revelations. Features appearances ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D99643
Employed for both diversions and divination, the simple playing card has a complex evolution that reaches back across the centuries. This fascinating History Channel documentary explores the origins of cards in China, Egypt, and Persia; the secrets behind the four different suits and the symbols of clubs, diamonds, hearts, and spades; ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D01429
What is it like to travel to the planet's most remote and inhospitable locales? Find out in this breathtaking documentary miniseries from the Discovery Channel, in which journalist Donal MacIntyre dares to whisk the adventurous viewer to the Arabian Desert, the salt mines of Bolivia, the jungles of New Guinea, and the wilderness of ... more
$49.99
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D40370
The fitness program of bodybuilder Charles Atlas targeted "97-pound weaklings" who were tired of having sand kicked in their faces...but is there a real science to achieving proficiency in hand-to-hand combat? Find out in this incredible series from National Geographic, which profiles martial arts masters, elite military units, and ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D00936
As a method for obtaining confessions or obtaining useful information, how moral--or even effective--is the practice of torture when innocents all around the world are ensnared by authorities and subjected to terrifying and painful treatments? This explosive Canadian-made documentary includes interviews with detainees who have suffered ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D03724
What do an HIV-positive widow from Vietnam, a survivor of the violence in Bosnia, and a girls' rights advocate from Mali have in common? As this inspiring documentary reveals, these three women are unafraid to step into the battlefield for social change and make their struggles--and those of their communities--known to the world. Their ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D25701
Proving "Seinfeld" hadn't cornered the market on shows about nothing, this program filmed at New York's Rubin Museum of Art features a variety of speakers engaged in thoughtful dialogues about the nature of being...or not being. Includes talks between neurologist Oliver Sacks and blind photographer John Dugdale; actor Brian Cox and ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D09549
As part of the movement launched by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn's book "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide," this documentary examines the scourge of sex trafficking and other burdens faced by females in the 21st century. With actress/activists America Ferrera, Diane Lane, Eva Mendes, Meg Ryan, ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:PG13 |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D37321
Frank and compelling survey of the challenges faced by young women in the developing world circles the globe to tell the stories of nine girls, each having to deal with a culture where, for females, education isn't a priority and expectations are low. Their bond, however, comes through an unshaken belief in a path to empowerment through ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D12145
In this History Channel series, craftsmen from the Scarefactory--an Ohio studio that specializes in building haunted attractions--attempt to re-create ancient weapons and torture devices. After fabricating inventions like the Halifax Gibbet, an early guillotine, the team then tests them on dummies and coworkers. Their re-creations and ... more
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BlueGreen(2008)
Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D12990
Gazing out at the ocean, it's hard to deny that there is something alluring about that great big body of water. This enlightening documentary delves deep to find what connects so many people--from surfers to scientists to spiritual leaders--to the ocean. Discover the fascinating roots of the human need to experience these waters above ... more
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Sneakers(2008)
Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D82824
Who knew the saga of footwear could be so fascinating? This History Channel documentary explores the evolution of the sneaker, which owes its origins to 17th-century shoes designed for maximum comfort, as well as the way in which corporations turned the marketing of the popular apparel into multibillion-dollar profits. 47 min. Standard; ... more
$34.99
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Category:Documentary |Rated:PG13 |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   Widescreen
SKU: D83059
Where and how can one even begin to answer the most basic mysteries of the human experience? This life-affirming documentary begins the quest through intimate contact with the world's most impoverished, isolated, and ill people around the world. Boasting stunning footage from locations as diverse as New York City, Peru, and Ghana, the ... more
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$22.49
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D07978
How does the story of hate get told? How is it nourished in white supremacist groups? In Muslim extremism? In Christian fundamentalism? This documentary gains insights from social scientists, as well as from "warriors" fighting cultural wars from within these communities, as to what makes for a successful spreading of poisonous messages--and ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D26092
The privilege and power of eyewitness testimony are celebrated in this sweeping, Czech-made documentary relating historic moments from a first-person perspective. As stunning footage of 25 extraordinary world events--including the bombing of Hiroshima, the Tiananmen Square riots, and the 9/11 attacks--unfolds in each program, viewers ... more
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Category:Documentary |Director:Professor Mike |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD FS/WS
SKU: D38358
Three-disc set includes "Waiting for Fidel," "Voyage in Time," and "Late Night Talks with Mother."
$79.99
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Category:Documentary |Rated:PG13 |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Widescreen
SKU: D31449
What was life like on July 24, 2010? To determine the answer to that question, producer Ridley Scott teamed with LG Associates and YouTube to encourage people to film their lives on that date and upload the footage to the Internet. Culled from over 4,500 hours of submitted video, this compelling documentary weaves together scenes of ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D58930
This ambitious documentary project recruited filmmakers working in every country on the planet to chronicle the incredible variety of human experience over the same 24-hour period. The resulting footage was then fused together to create this spellbinding production that reveals the inspiring, unsettling, joyous, and tragic moments that ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Widescreen
SKU: D27083
Enduring unrecognized persecution for centuries, the Roma--or "Gypsy"--people are profiled in this moving documentary. This look at their Indian heritage and migrations to Europe and the Americas also features talks with Roma artists and historians, who discuss how they were targeted for genocide by the Nazis, how they face intolerance ... more
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available 10/7/2014
Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D36577
It's projected that by 2050, 80 percent of the world's population will be living in large cities. This documentary looks at the issues presented through the perspectives of Danish architect and urban planner Jan Gehl, who has championed alternatives to the traffic congestion that a half-century of automobile-centric city design has ... more
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Payback(2012)
Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D60850
The 2008 Margaret Atwood book "Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth" is transformed into this penetrating documentary about the phenomenon of indebtedness--examining how criminal, financial, and spiritual debts, among others, serve to create fascinating relationships between the "debtors" and their "creditors." From an Albanian ... more
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D09274
Experience the nerve-jangling thrills that come with the explosion of a gas tanker, the collapse of a bridge, an out-of-control wildfire, and more, in this collection of programs from the Discovery Channel. Featuring one episode each from the series "Extreme Peril," "Moments of Impact," and "Rampage!," plus the telefilms "Explosions ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD FS/WS
SKU: D22446
For the first time, a team of explorers dares to navigate the Nile from source to sea, and the IMAX cameras are there to capture the 3,000-mile journey--from the desert canyons of Ethiopia to the Tissisat Falls and the black pyramids of Meroe--in "Mystery of the Nile" (2005). Three-disc set also includes the IMAX documentaries "Journey ... more
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D22447
Three-disc set includes the IMAX documentaries "Amazon," "The Alps," and "Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk." NOTE: This Title Is Out Of Print; Limit One Per Customer.
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Category:Documentary |Director:Graeme Ferguson |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D53396
Twenty-disc set includes "Hail Columbia!," "The Dream Is Alive," "Blue Planet," "Fires of Kuwait," "Mountain Gorilla," "The Secret of Life on Earth," "Destiny in Space," "Into the Deep," "Cosmic Voyage," "L5: First City in Space," "Survival Island" (1996), "The Hidden Dimension," "Mission to Mir," "T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous," "Mark ... more
$109.99
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Category:Documentary |Director:Graeme Ferguson |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D55026
Nine-disc collector's set includes "Hail Columbia!," "The Dream Is Alive," "Blue Planet," "Fires of Kuwait," "Destiny in Space," "Into the Deep," "Cosmic Voyage," "Survival Island," and "Galapagos."
$74.99
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Category:Documentary |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White / Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D17360
A collection of rare and famous footage and commentary is used to tell the story of the 20th century in this impressive two-disc set. Included are "The 1900s: The Seeds of Progress," "The 1910s: The Modern Age Begins," "The 1920s: A Decade of Contradictions," "The 1930s: The Great Depression," "The 1940s: War, Recovery and Rebirth," ... more
$64.99
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Category:Documentary |Color:Color |Closed Captioned:Yes |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D82939
Three-disc set includes 10 episodes. 7 3/4 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English; Subtitles: English (SDH). **10 episodes on 3 discs. 7 3/4 hrs.**
$39.99
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