Search
Type
Format
Sort
Location

Summary: Using specially developed camera lenses, Nova brings you the most intimate and most spectacular portrayal of a working bee colony ever filmed.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV BEE

Summary: Millions remember the countdowns, launchings, splashdowns, and parades as the U.S. raced the USSR to the moon in the 1960s. But few know that both countries also ran parallel space programs, whose covert goal was to launch military astronauts on spying missions. In this program, Nova delves into the untold story of this top-secret space race, which might easily have turned into a shooting war...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV AST

Summary: The ancient Maya civilization of Central America left behind an intricate and mysterious hieroglyphic script carved on monuments and painted on pottery and bark books. This program highlights the ingenious breakthroughs that cracked the code, unleashing a flood of dramatic new insights about the ancient civilization.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Educational Foundation 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV CRA

Summary: NOVA's Lord of the Ants profiles soft-spoken Southerner E.O. Wilson, renowned for his scientific study of ants that led to his 1975 book Sociobiology: The New Synthesis, where he put forth the notion that evolutionary principles could explain social behavior throughout the animal kingdom, including in humans. Though sociobiology was a controversial new discipline at the time, today experimental...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV LOR

Summary: Discover the latest thinking from solar enthusiasts and skeptics as it investigates cutting-edge research developments. The program introduces viewers to the scientists and businesspeople who are racing to make solar power practical.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SOL

Summary: This gripping tale of Charles Dickens' classic remains faithful to the spirit of the novel while delivering a modern, thrilling, tragic, and occasionally comic edge.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Worldwide 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA OLI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Oliver 2009

Summary: The new series picks up where the last story ended - with Havers shot in the line of duty, and Lynley estranged from his wife Helen. How will these traumas affect their ability to do their jobs?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV INS

Summary: Home from a two-year assignment in the British Virgin Islands, Inspector Robert Lewis, protégé of the legendary Inspector Morse, returns to Oxford, England in the series pilot, where he is teamed with a brilliant new partner, Detective Sergeant James Hathaway. Lewis barely makes it out of the airport before falling into his first murder investigation. But even if he solves the case, will his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV INS

Summary: Fanny Price goes to live with prosperous relatives at Mansfield Park and must navigate a labyrinth of intrigues and affairs among the occupants of the house.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MAN

Summary: Changing the course of rivers has changed the course of history. Award-winning author/illustrator, and captivating storyteller, David Macaulay goes to extremes to bring you an unprecedented look at the power of dams. From the banks of the Nile to the top of the Hoover Dam, you'll meet the courageous and ambitious builders, relive the deadly disasters, and discover the little-known personal...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBS Boston Video 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DAM

Summary: What holds up the Astrodome? Why did the Romans leave a hole in the roof of the Pantheon? Tour the world and trace the 2000-year history of domes with award-winning author/illustrator, and captivating storyteller, David Macaulay. From Houston's astrodome to Rome's St. Peter's Cathedral, to the geodesic domes of Buckminster Fuller, this video introduces ingenious designers, recounts rarely told...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DOM

Summary: Tal Ben-Shahar shares principles from his popular "positive psychology" course at Harvard University in this program designed to help viewers bring more happiness and satisfaction into their lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV HAP

Summary: The new series picks up where the last story ended - with Havers shot in the line of duty, and Lynley estranged from his wife Helen. How will these traumas affect their ability to do their jobs?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV INS

Summary: Friendless, orphaned Jane Eyre takes a job as governess to a lively French girl. In time, she finds herself in love with the child's guardian. When she saves him from a fire, she finds that there are many secrets to learn ... secrets that could destroy her happiness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV JAN

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD J

Summary: Set in Victorian London, fearless young Sally Lockhart has a mind for numbers and for sleuthing. Recently orphaned Sally is armed with a pearl-handled pistol and her keen mind, uncovers the secrets of her father's death aboard the sunken schooner Lavinia, discovers hidden cursed jewels, and faces England's deadliest villains with bold courage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV RUB

Summary: The most autobiographical of Dickens' works, David Copperfield often echoes the writer's own life. It tells a moving story of David's journey from birth to maturity, a journey which inextricably links his life with some of Dickens' most colorful and extraordinary families.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE Copperfield

Summary: Binky's family adopts a baby girl from China. Binky is excited about preparing for her arrival and visiting China. When Fern's parents give her a cell phone for 'emergencies only,' Fern is uninterested - until Muffy introduces her to the joys of personalized ring tones, texting, and incessant chatting. Brain is the smartest kid in his class, but what his friends don't know is that he was kept...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV ART

Summary: Presents archeological scholarship from the Holy Land to explore the beginnings of modern religion and the origins of the Hebrew Bible, also known as the Old Testament. This archeological detective story tackles some of the biggest questions in biblical studies: Where did the ancient Israelites come from? Who wrote the Bible, when, and why? How did the worship of one God--the foundation of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV BIB

Summary: With soaring prices at the pump and worries about the global greenhouse, it's no laughing matter. But the car guys turn an expert, comic eye on the promise and pitfalls of tomorrow's auto tech.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV CAR

Summary: This episode interweaves the drama in key moments of Darwin's life with documentary sequences of current research, linking past to present and introducing major concepts of evolutionary theory. It explores why Darwin's "dangerous idea" might matter even more today than it did in his own time, and reveals how science might be used to explain the past and predict the future of life on earth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DAR

Summary: "Evolution" offers a groundbreaking and definitive view of the extraordinary impact the evolutionary process has had on our understanding of the world around us. Beginning with Darwin's revolutionary theory, this seven-part series explores all facets of evolution--the changes that spawned the tree of life, the power of sex, how evolution continues to affect us every day, and the perceived...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV EVO

Summary: As Britain stands on the brink of WWII, Tom Oakley, a cantankerous old man living a solitary life in a small village becomes the guardian of an 11-year-old evacuee of London. The two develop a bond of friendship that gives them both new hope.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV GOO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Goodnight 2005

Summary: Disc 1 is a look at the life and legacy of Julia Child. Discs 2 & 3 contain twelve episodes from the original "French chef" series.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5092 CHI

Summary: "In Jane Austen's gentle parody of gothic fiction, romance novel addict Catherine Morland is invited to a medieval country house that appeals to her most lurid fantasies. She forms a close friendship with the younger son on the estate, Henry Tilney, but their budding romance is mysteriously cut short"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV NOR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD NOR NOT RATED