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Visit one of the world's most divine vineyards in this tasty travelogue program. Located in northern Italy, this 37-acre stretch of land has served as a source for winemakers for more than two centuries. Critic James Suckling takes viewers on a tour of the grounds and reviews the particular qualities that make it such a special place. 28 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English and Italian Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English. In English and Italian with English subtitles.
Following in the footsteps of consciousness-raising films like "An Inconvenient Truth," this documentary focuses on the work of photographer James Balog, dispatched to the Arctic in 2005 by National Geographic to capture compelling time-lapse images of the region. Finding the area subjected to astonishing changes as he struggled to function in harsh conditions, Balog emerged to share the attention-getting results of his multi-year research project. 75 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English; Subtitles: English, Danish, Finnish, French, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish.
Since the early '60s, the midnight broadcasts of Bob Fass from listener-supported radio station WBAI have been a fixture of the Manhattan airwaves. From his show's heyday as a hub for the American Left, and his facility at public mobilization in a pre-social media generation, to the factors underlying his brief exile, to his continued (and uncompensated) efforts today, archival recordings are used to recount the high points in a remarkable career. 87 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.
All seven episodes from the second season are presented in a two-disc set. 5 3/4 hrs. total. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English; Subtitles: English. **7 episodes on 2 discs. 5 3/4 hrs.**