Extreme Exposures Soul of Shaolin

Fritz Hoffman takes a unique look at the kung-fu monks in the Shaolin Temple where this martial art was born.
  • 2010
  • 00:23:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/06/2016

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Extreme Exposures Sweet Voodoo

Photographer John Stanmeyer travels to Haiti on assignment for National Geographic magazine to cover the universal aspects of sugar and its relationship to sacred Voodoo ceremonies.
  • 2010
  • 00:23:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/06/2016

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Mansbridge One on One The Aga Khan

A rare conversation with the leader of the world's 15 million Ismaili Muslims.
  • 2015
  • 00:22:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/16/2017

The Fifth Estate The Bishop of Bountiful

The mysterious and devoutly religious community of Bountiful, B.C. allows journalist Hana Gartner a rare peek inside its confines, including an interview with leader Winston Blackmore. The community calls itself the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; it has no ties to mainstream Mormons. Members believe that God and the Canadian Charter of Rights condone polygamy. Some ...
  • 2003
  • 00:42:47
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Ideas The Chosen (Part 1 of 2)

It is an idea that is ancient, and yet time has not dulled its vitality. It is an idea that echoes throughout history, and has inspired genocide — and selfless service to others. It is alive today in the rhetoric of American politicians trumpeting their country's "special role in the world." But it is also alive in the lives of ordinary ...
  • 2013
  • 00:53:59
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/14/2014

Ideas The Chosen (Part 2 of 2)

It is an idea that is ancient, and yet time has not dulled its vitality. It is an idea that echoes throughout history, and has inspired genocide — and selfless service to others. It is alive today in the rhetoric of American politicians trumpeting their country's "special role in the world." But it is also alive in the lives of ...
  • 2013
  • 00:54:00
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/14/2014

Ideas The Degrowth Paradigm

The degrowth movement is a relatively new contender in the economic and political debates that swirl around humanity's future. Degrowthers believe we need a more modest and sane alternative to the constant pressures of expansion that are destroying the ecological basis of our existence. Author and essayist Richard Swift explores the degrowth alternative, in theory and in practice.
  • 2013
  • 00:54:00
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 08/11/2014

Ideas The Fool's Dilemma

Bertrand Russell said, "the trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure, while the intelligent are full of doubt." Recent research in psychology suggests that our confidence often exceeds our competence. Our brains, researchers claim, take shortcuts and jump to conclusions that flatter us. Can we accurately assess what we know, or are we all subject to the ...
  • 2013
  • 00:53:59
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/14/2014

Man Alive The Hero Among Us

The truest hero is the man or woman who risks their own life to save another. What gives them the exceptional courage to behave differently from the rest of us? Peter Downie finds that heroes, in the act of rescue, also satisfy deep needs of their own.
  • 1991
  • 00:27:48
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Feature Film The Nativity

Ideal for Religious Studies, The Nativity is not simply a retelling of the story of the birth of Jesus. Shot over two years in Morocco, this visually stunning international production explores the search of the Magi, the tyranny of Herod, and the earthly troubles of lowly shepherds. But at its heart, it is about two people — Mary, a young girl frightened ...
  • 2010
  • 01:30:27
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 11/19/2015