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A beautifully realized travelogue of Palestine in 1933 is narrated by Yiddish theater actor Zvee Scooler and accompanied by songs performed by Cantor Joseph (Yossele) Rosenblatt. Images of Tel Aviv, Haifa, Bethlehem, Tiberias, and other locales are seen, along with footage of the impressive funeral services held for Rosenblatt, who ... more
Popular vocalist Sidor Belarsky is your guide for this travelogue spotlighting destinations in the then-new state of Israel. You'll travel to the Syrian border, see the Red Sea, the Mediterranean River, the Jordan River, and also hear some delightful songs! 30 min. Soundtrack: English.
Whether you are planning a trip to Jerusalem or just curious about its many places of interest, this comprehensive travelogue entertains and informs. Including stops at the Biblical Zoo, the Western Wall, the Jewish Quarter of the Old City, and many other locales, the film is an excellent primer on this historic land. 28 min. Soundtrack: ... more
Visions Of Israel(2008)
Originally airing on public television, this stunning visual travelogue presents an aerial tour of Israel. Narrated by famed Israeli-American violinist Itzhak Perlman, the program captures all of the area's wonders--from the beauty of the Judean desert to the spiritual grace of Jerusalem. 78 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English ... more
Celebrating the power of music and the ideals of freedom, this travelogue tour of South Africa focuses on the story of activist/singer Vuyisile Mini, hanged in 1964 by the nation's apartheid government. Mini went to his execution singing some of the songs he composed, a gesture which served as a powerful inspiration for his followers. ... more
Begin your luxurious trip through the Middle East by taking a cruise down the Nile River. Then, explore the treasures of King Tut by wandering through the Egyptian Museum. With stops at the Pyramids of Giza, the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem, the Western Wall, and more, this travelogue features some of the region's most amazing sights. ... more
Astonishing photography highlights this amazing IMAX production in which you'll join a team of trekkers as they head to the highest points in Africa. Joined by a mountain guide, the five trekkers endure harsh conditions and odd landscapes during their quest. 40 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS Surround, French ... more
Prepare for two fascinating vacations in Turkey...to be enjoyed from the comfort of your own home! First, wander the beaches, watch locals manufacture handmade carpets, and tour ancient monuments in Xanthos. Next, get a sense of Turkey's long history as you enter the Western regions through the capital of Istanbul, and see how the nation ... more
Continue your exploration of Turkey with these two entertaining travelogue programs. First, you'll tour Ephesus (where the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World, once stood), the hot springs in Pamukkale, and other impressive landscapes. Next, travel east to the coastal regions of the Black Sea and enjoy splendid ... more
Embark on the trip of a lifetime with travel expert Rudy Maxa as he tours the incredible sights of Turkey. In "Istanbul," you will stop at a few of the 4,000 stores in the city's Grand Bazaar before heading to a 16th-century public bath, and, then, a modern hookah bar. Next, hop into a traditional Turkish boat in "Turquoise Coast" and ... more
Dr. Danger: Season 1(2006)
Ready to ride along with Somali mercenaries? How does venturing into the shark-infested waters of the Sudanese Red Sea sound? What do you know about the refugees in Darfur? Exploring some of the most treacherous territories known to man, thrill-seeker, correspondent, and humanitarian Dr. Bob Arnot--aka "Dr. Danger"--leads you on one ... more
My African Safari(2011)
From the Great Rift Valley of Kenya to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area of Tanzania to Volcanoes National Park of Rwanda, some of East Africa's most majestic vistas, as well as its indigenous cultures and untamed wildlife, have been captured by documentarian Rick Ray in a most remarkable odyssey. AKA: "East Africa Safari." 88 min. Standard; ... more