New! Ancient Builders of the Amazon 54 min.

Recent discoveries in archaeology are exploding the myth of the Amazon as a primeval wilderness, revealing traces of ancient civilizations that flourished for centuries, with populations numbering in the millions.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2023

New! Ghosts in the Mountains 19 min.

This documentary examines one man’s thirty year journey to document folklore and myth in every corner of his home state, Pennsylvania, offering a rich and varied tapestry of a unique cultural heritage.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2022

Last Days of Pompeii (Secrets of the Dead) 56 min.

What were the last days in Pompeii like before the eruption of Mount Vesuvius 2,000 years ago? In 2021, for the first time, an ornate four-wheeled ceremonial chariot was discovered in the ruins of Pompeii, offering new insights into the lives of wealthy, high-ranking landowners who lived in villas on rich farmland outside the city.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2022

Nazca Desert Mystery 54 min.

Who created the Nazca lines, one of archaeology’s greatest enigmas, and why? Recent finds of long-hidden lines and figures etched into the Peruvian desert offer new clues to the origins and purpose behind these giant desert symbols.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2022

Talking Black in America 142 min.

This documentary series explores the most controversial and misunderstood language variety in the United States: African American Language (AAL). With the perspectives of everyday people and the guidance of?historians, linguists, and educators, the series showcases the history of the language, the symbolic role it plays in the lives of African Americans, and the tremendous impact on the language a...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2022

Talking Black in America: Roots 58 min.

A celebration of African-American resiliency, creativity, and ingenuity, this program finds a connection of the spirit among the peoples and societies of West Africa and the African Diaspora. Filmed in Ghana, the Bahamas, and throughout the United States, it is the third program in the Emmy Award winning Talking Black in America series of interrelated documentaries on African-American language and...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2022

Part 4: When you Return - The Basketweavers 45 min.

On the land in the foothills above California’s Central Valley, we join Wukchumni basket weavers, Jennifer Malone and her mother, Marie Wilcox, as they gather basket materials and weave baskets with friends and family. Along the way there are lessons to be learned about personal accomplishment, care for the earth, and cultural resilience.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2022

Alaskan Dinosaurs 54 min.

Wielding chainsaws to extract fossils frozen in the permafrost and flying drones to map thousands of footprints, intrepid paleontologists discover that dinosaurs thrived in the unlikeliest of places--the cold and dark of the Arctic Circle.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2022

Matronas: The Struggle to Protect Birth in El Salvador 28 min.

Salvadoran midwives, who delivered babies even during the Civil War, now fight to protect their ancestral role in the face of government repression. As people in El Salvador lose their right to give birth at home, dehumanizing hospital experiences become the standard way of ushering life into the world. The caretaking traditions of these midwives are at risk of being lost to future generations.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

My Story: Joseph Metatawabin Jr. 34 min.

Joseph Metatawabin Jr. tells the story of his life in his language, Omushkego (Swampy Cree). Translation of his interview into English is by Edmund Metatawabin, one of his first cousins. Joseph was forced to attend St. Anne’s Residential School in Fort Albany, Ontario in the early 1950s where he and other students were dehumanized and abused by priests, bishops, nuns, and workers at the school...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021