WALKING WITH THE
Biologist Holly Carroll hosts a comprehensive, engaging 6 part series that explores the current status of the world’s largest remaining primates in the wild.
FROM BILLIONS TO NONE
The cautionary, little-known story of the rapid extinction of America's once most abundant bird -- the passenger pigeon -- which went from billions to none in just a few decades.
PLANT THIS MOVIE
A comprehensive look at the evolution and impact of the global urban agriculture movement -- from cities across the United States to diverse countries around the world.
World famous physicist Dr. Leonard Susskind introduces The Anthropic Principle, an attempt to explain how the physics of the universe seems perfectly tuned for life.
The ongoing legacy of the Soviet Union’s extensive Cold War nuclear testing program in Kazakhstan, where over 600 nuclear bombs were detonated at the secret Polygon site.
THE LIVING GREEN
Profiles the pioneer landscape architect who became one of the most influential urban designers and early conservationists, shaping the Midwest’s landscape.
Follows two biomedical scientists seeking to radically extend human longevity through regenerative medicine. But not without controversy and concern.
HOW I GOT OVER
An innovative profile of formerly homeless and incarcerated African-American women that dramatically reveals the social causes of their plight and how their lives were transformed.
FINDING THE GOLD WITHIN
An intimate look into the lives of six young Black men determined to disprove society’s stereotypes as they start college and face racism head-on.
THE LAST ONE
Traveling with the AIDS Memorial Quilt, the film presents an updated history of the AIDS epidemic in America, with 50,000 new cases still every year. Aired on Showtime.
BARBER OF BIRMINGHAM
Academy Award Nominee. Portrays the history and impact of the civil rights movement through the personal story of a Southern barber and long-time activist.
GERALDINE FERRARO: PAVING THE WAY
The first feature documentary about the life and impact of the woman who made history as the first female Vice Presidential nominee of a major political party.
Profiles renowned physicist Richard Garwin, who helped shape history as designer of the first hydrogen bomb and later as a top science adviser on nuclear arms control.
PEMBE YA NDOVU
(Tusk of the Elephant)
Travels through the heart of Africa and Asia in a journey to uncover the serious threats to African wildlife and biodiversity, especially the elephant ivory trade.
WALKING IN TWO WORLDS
Journeys to the Tongass Forest in Alaska to reveal its splendor and shed light on the devastation and division resulting from the Settlement Act.
The first film to fully reveal the devastating, untold story of BP’s Corexit dispersant coverup following the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
ALL OF ME
Shines a fresh light on the causes, challenges, and psychological struggles surrounding obesity in our society as well as our attitudes and prejudices towards the obese.
BIPOLARIZED: RETHINKING MENTAL ILLNESS
Challenges conventional wisdom about mental illness and drug therapy through the raw personal journey of a man diagnosed as bipolar.
THE MILKY WAY
Follows two pediatric nurses on a journey to discover why America has one of the lowest breastfeeding rates in the world, and how other countries make it the norm.
The untold story of how Mexican-American school children challenged discrimination in Texas schools in the 1950’s and changed the face of education in the Southwest.
GROWING UP GREEN
Profiles a unique statewide hands-on environmental education program that is a national model for improving academic performance and the areas they inhabit.
FREE THE MIND
Profiles the pioneering work of renowned psychologist Richard Davidson, who found that it is possible to rewire the brain through meditation and mental training exercises.
DRYING FOR FREEDOM
Travels from America to India to explore how the electric dream was marketed without regard for environmental impact and led to the banning of the age-old clothesline.
JOANNA MACY AND THE GREAT TURNING
Author Joanna Macy presents her understanding of “the Great Turning” -- the third major revolution of human existence after the agricultural and industrial revolutions.
DEATH MAKES LIFE POSSIBLE
Follows cultural anthropologist Marilyn Schlitz as she explores the mysteries of life and death from a variety of perspectives and world traditions. Featuring Deepak Chopra.
Presents the hopeful stories of four parolees who prove that the tide of recidivism can be reversed, if former prisoners are given the support they need to reenter society.
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Leading international scientists provide a high-level examination of one of the most fundamental environmental questions of our time - are there limits to growth?
HEALING A SOLDIERS HEART
A groundbreaking approach to healing PTSD provides hope for psychologically wounded Vietnam vets, as well as for veterans of recent wars.
LIVING FOR 32
A survivor of the tragic Virginia Tech massacre tells his inspirational story, offering a vivid look at the impact of gun violence in America and what it will take to curb it.
ROOM TO BREATHE
Explores a promising solution for improving schools that increases student focus, impulse control and academic performance, while reducing bullying and violence.
THE LAST OCEAN
With stunning footage, profiles the international battle over commercial fishing in the last pristine ocean ecosystem on earth, the Ross Sea in Antarctica.
EASY LIKE WATER
Profiles a resourceful quest to fight the impact of climate change in the developing world through the power of “design for good”, a growing global movement.
THE AGE OF ALUMINUM
Uncovers how aluminum mining and personal exposure have triggered serious environmental and health concerns, and looks a what can be done to limit the negative impact.
A lively look at a spirited campaign to fight global climate change and local air pollution by raising awareness of the little-known impact of idling car engines.
THE BLACK FATHERHOOD PROJECT
An honest exploration of fatherhood in Black America, putting history into perspective to ensure the power of a father’s love is not lost on America's Black children.
Presents the stories of a diverse group of 13 women in five countries who have initiated solution-oriented environmental projects in their towns and villages.
SHARK LOVES THE AMAZON
A fresh perspective on how to protect the Amazon rainforest since twenty million people migrated to the region in the last few decades and are struggling for survival.
TROUBLED WATERS: A MISSISSIPPI RIVER STORY
Reveals the unintended yet severe consequences of farming along the legendary Mississippi, and the efforts to seek solutions to reverse this damage.
Chronicles one family’s fight to bring medical innovation home to help their twin daughters battle a rare genetic disease, revealing the grim truth that rare disease is all too commonplace.
BAT CITY, USA
The story of how Austin, Texas, overcame its fear of one of the world’s most misunderstood creatures and heartily embraced the world's largest urban bat colony.
THE CARBON RUSH
Investigates the true cost of carbon emissions trading, visiting a variety of carbon offset projects around the world. Narrated by Daryl Hannah.
WITH MY OWN TWO WHEELS
Links together the stories of five individuals around the globe whose lives were transformed and improved through access to a simple bicycle.
MONEY AND LIFE
Examines the origins of money, how the role of money has changed over time, how it shapes our lives today, and the emerging movement to redefine our relationships with money.
DESIGNING HEALTHY COMMUNITIES
4 part series and book that takes a comprehensive look at the impact America’s built environment has on public health. Broadcast on PBS.
LOVE HATE LOVE
Follows three families whose lives were torn apart by terrorist attacks, yet chose to fight hate with world-changing legacies for lost loved ones. Broadcast on Oprah Winfrey Network.
NURSES - IF FLORENCE COULD SEE US NOW
A unique look into the challenging and diverse world of nursing, exploring the many vital roles that nurses play in health care today.
A two-part series that tells the history and legacy of California's pioneering state park system, the first in the U.S. and the inspiration for our national park system.
NO OTTER ZONE
The once nearly extinct sea otter is rebounding in Southern California but its recovery highlights a classic conflict between commerce and advocates of endangered species.
SCHOOLS THAT CHANGE COMMUNITIES
Profiles a diverse group of public schools that are successfully creating higher achieving students by turning the communities where they live into their classrooms.
Chronicles how a team of biologists worked tirelessly for decades to bring the endangered bald eagle back in the face of DDT contamination and other threats.
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