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80 Waves

80 WavesSpectacular videography captures the culture, wildlife and beautiful scenery of exotic surf spots like Fiji, Hawaii, and Bali.  See the riders interviewed and watch with amazement as they take on the big iconic waves such as Hawaii’s ‘Jaws” and Indonesia’s “G-Land”. Set to an eclectic collection of original music.  (1x61', HD) Watch trailer

Bullied

BulliedAwareness of the global bullying crisis is brought to light through stories from teachers, legislators, the bullied victims, and the bullies themselves. In each episode, experts in psychology discuss the causes behind bul­lying and possible solutions for solving a bully crisis. The series provides both children and adults in­formation for getting the help they need to put an end to the epidemic.  (5x30', HD) Watch trailer

Close Ties: Tying on a New Tradition

Close TiesClose Ties provides an intimate look at a rites of passage ceremony that connects teenage boys with male role models. It examines the impact of this new tradition and shows us how tying a necktie --- an act associated with men who embody professionalism and prestige --- can inspire low performing black American high school boys to commit to a life of achievement and success. (1 x 60') High Definition. Watch trailer

The Color of Change

The Color of ChangePrior to 1947 when Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier, African-Americans were stonewalled from baseball and forced to form their own league. Josh Gibson, Satchel Paige and "Cool Papa" Bell "barnstormed" their places into American history. Former Negro League player and manager Buck O'Neil, along with Bryan Burwell (HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel and Inside the NFL), recount the trials and tribulations of the baseball league built by racism and its ultimate demise. Features Jackie Joyner-Kersee and Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith. (1 x 60') High Definition.

Curator's Vault

Curator's VaultAn automotive series featuring some of the finest car museums in the world. Shot in the US, Germany, Holland, France, and Italy this is a must see adventure for any automotive enthusiast. Coming to Velocity in the USA Fall, 2014. (HD, 13 x 30') Watch trailer

Ice

IceAntarctica is one of the few places that remains relatively untouched on our earth and that means it is off-limits to most. This remarkable five-part gives access to the icy continent in a new and fresh way and delves into what must have greeted the explorers, the history of life on the ice, the harsh environment, the animals, and the reality of life of Antartica. Produced in New Zealand. (5x22')


Lawrence and Priscilla's World of Magic Hollywood

Lawrence & PriscillaFather-daughter celebrity magic phenomenon Lawrence and Priscilla have toured the world with their unique illusion show. Brilliance, class and innovation with an exceptional touch of love and passion are the signature of their performances.  Produced in Hollywood in front of a live audience with cameo appearances by other world renowned magicians. (HD, 1 x 60') Watch trailer


Magnificent Motorcars

Magnificent MotorcarsThis is about the art...not engine size or how fast the car will go. This is a series about the cars, collectors and the stories behind rare and unique automobiles. The show will take you back to a time when automobiles represented more than transportation; when they were part of the lifestyle for the elite, and a time when the designer for these creations were considered to be an artist. Coming to Velocity in the USA Fall, 2014. 
(26 x 30', HD) Watch trailer

Mud Max

Mud MaxNo disaster in recent history has created as much controversy as that of the mud volcano in Indonesia that suddenly erupted in May, 2006. Spewing up to 150,000 cubic meters of hot mud daily over a nearby population of 50,000, this was no ordinary mud volcano! Was it an act of nature or was it triggered by the nearby oil drilling activity? The debate continues and this documentary will allow you to make up your own mind. (1 x 60', HD) Watch trailer

Museums of Industry

Have you ever wondered how certain items that we use or see almost every day of our lives were created and developed? We take an interesting and entertaining look at how clocks, games, books, expensive automobiles, chocolates, cameras, film, records, compact discs and even beer have been carefully designed to please the world's consumers. (26 x 30')

One Week Job

One Week JobAfter graduating from college, Sean Aiken created The One-Week Job Project. His goal: to work fifty-two jobs in fifty-two weeks in search of his passion. He traveled across North America, reinventing himself as a firefighter, a stock trader and more. The true story of one guy who set out to find his passion and discovered a movement.  (1 x 76’) Watch Trailer

Our Families, Ourselves

Our Families, OurselvesThis program provides a contemporary look at marriages and families - and the choices, changes and constraints that affect individuals, diverse family types and interpersonal relationships. The documentary series includes interviews by distinguished experts and is correlated to one of the leading textbooks in the field. Our Families, Ourselves looks at topics such as the role of gender, sex and sexuality, to parent or not to parent, and remarriage and stepfamilies. (18 x 30')

Requiem

RequiemSharks . . . one of our planet's most misunderstood predators. This award-winning program documents the true nature of these amazing creatures with stunning up-close cinematography and reveals why their conservation is so vital to the ocean's ecosystems. (HD, 1 x 40') Watch trailer

Shooting Michael Moore

Shooting Michael MooreThink you know Michael Moore?  Think again.   The media darling has made millions by deceiving the world with his movies such as Fahrenheit 9/11, Roger and Me and SickoSHOOTING MICHAEL MOORE exposes the real man behind the films from people who knew him, worked with him and were in his movies.  A champion for the underprivileged he is not! (1x80') Watch trailer

Soccer Shrines

Soccer ShrinesTo billions of fans around the world, soccer is not merely a game – it’s a religion. Follow the pilgrimage of some of the most passionate worshippers of the game as they visit their hallowed grounds to the world’s most revered soccer stadiums. Come to understand their unmatched devotion to the world’s most popular game. (HD, 13 x 30') Watch trailer

Song of the Dunes

Song of the DunesIn India today, over 160 million people are born “Untouchables,” assumed to be low caste, almost sub-human in the hierarchical Hindu caste system. They suffer human rights abuses including murder, rape, and lynchings. Now the stories can finally be told of the Untouchables’ battle with life's struggles, trying to find equality from severe caste discrimination, and how their music keeps their indomitable spirit alive. (HD, 1 x 55') Watch trailer

The Story of Open Hearts

The Story of Open HeartsA group of 120 medical professionals took time away from their practices to journey nearly 4,000 miles on a week-long mission of mercy to Peru. Armed with modern surgical and diagnostic equipment, supplies and medicines, they performed life-saving operations and provided crucial health care to hundreds of Peruvians in desperate need of medical treatment. Open Hearts documents the story of the doctors, nurses and volunteers and the impoverished patients who received medical care they could never have received otherwise. (HD, 1 X 60')

Time in the Minors

Time in the MinorsTrying to succeed in the fiercely competitive world of professional sports can make or break you. TIME IN THE MINORS documents the lives and passionate dreams of two minor league players on their arduous journey to becoming Major League Baseball players. Follow each young man from pre-season and beyond through the physical and emotional ups and downs of life in professional baseball, and the dream that keeps their hopes alive.  Will either player attain his ultimate goal? (1x60' and 1x85') Watch trailer

The Unfinished Nation

The Unfinished NationAmerican history, like the age that we live in, is complex and diverse.  Now, a dynamic television series has been specifically designed to foster an appreciation of this history; the dynamic forces and cultures that have shaped it; and its importance.  Interviews with leading scholars, historical narratives, photographs and artifacts, dramatic recreations and original maps and illustrations provide a vivid look at the history of the United States of America. (52 x 30')

The Wayman Tisdale Story

The Unfinished NationThe moving and inspirational award winning documentary celebrating the life and legacy of Wayman Tisdale, a three time All-American, Gold Medal Olympian, former NBA star, and world renowned jazz musician.  Features interviews with Michael Jordan and other NBA players. (HD, 1 x 66') Watch trailer

 

The Way We Live

Few fields of study have the same broad scope and relevance as Sociology for understanding social groups and institutions.  In this 22-part series you will explore the rich tapestry, diversity, and commonality of the human experience and come to understand the groups, organizations, and societies which form the contexts for... The Way We Live. (22 x 30')

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