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Speed Dreams

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 "Speed Dreams" is a film sponsored by Exxon to explore the dreams of three different race car drivers, including Lewis Hamilton, Formula 1 racecar champion.

emPOWERed

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 In emPOWERed, narrated by Ashley Judd, we follow the efforts of three different approaches to saving energy, from the pulpit to the classroom.

TVA:
Built For The People

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 "TVA: Built For the People" is directed by Sean and Andrea Nix Fine, narrated by Beau Bridges, and celebrates the incredible accomplishments of TVA as they brought electricity and new life to the Southeast.
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Beatrice Wood:
Mama of Dada

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"Beatrice Wood: Mama of Dada" celebrates the genius and wisdom of 100 year-old ceramicist Beatrice Wood.
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Quiet Hero

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A true hero of WWII, Ryszard Kossobudzki, father of Emmy Award winning journalist Rita Cosby, fought in the Warsaw Rebellion in Poland, escaped in a harrowing journey through the city's sewars, and helped 1000 prisoners escape a German camp. (need Flash player to view clip)

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Louise Dahl-Wolfe:
Painting with Light

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Louise Dahl-Wolfe is considered one of the most important women in the history of fashion photography.  Renowned for her eye for style, line, color, and the natural pose, she innovated many of the standards of today's modern fashion photography: the use of the outdoors, natural lighting, strong graphic lines and form.

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Herb Alpert: 
Music For Your Eyes

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We all know the Herb Alpert of the Tijuana Brass and A&M fame, but meet the real Herb Alpert: painter, sculptor, and artist.  In this film we both see and hear Herb as he likens his paintings and artistry to jazz.  

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Frederic Remington:
The Truth of Other Days

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Frederic Remington is history's greatest painter and sculptor of the American West.  He actually saw and experienced the "real" West, and painted the "men with the bark on."

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Red Grooms:
Sunflower in a Hothouse

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Red Grooms rejected the abstract expressionism of the early '60's to create "picto-sculpturamas," pop art 3-D environments with many references to history, art, and society.

 

Chances:
The Women of Magdalene

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"Chances" follows an incredible group of prostitutes as they attempt to pull themselves from "The Life" and get back into society .

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Listen to one of the great, original songs written by one of the women with a recognized Nashville songwriter.  (It takes 30 - 60 sec. to download)

Angels in Plain Clothes

         
No Magic Bullets

In "No Magic Bullets," experience the pain and heroism of cancer patients as they try new, cutting edge treatments for a cure to the disease, led by Dr. Robert Olkham, a pioneer in the now-common "cocktail," a mix of different enzymes and chemicals designed to stimulate the  natural immune system.

America's Music:
The Roots of Country

"America's Music: The Roots of Country" is the most extensive series on country music ever filmed.  In six hours we traces country back from its earliest beginnings through today with over 250 interviews and 125 songs.  

Pat Kerr:
Wrapped in Royalty

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Pat Kerr is one of the world's leading experts in lace: its historic background and use in fashion over the ages.  One of the premiere collectors of lace, dresses, and important artifacts, her collection was celebrated at the Tennessee State Museum, Executive Director Lois Riggins-Ezzell.

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DocTalk (various episodes)

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This DocTalk on Errol Morris's doc "Standard Operating Procedure," discusses his investigation into the A
bu Ghraib prison photographs.

Treasures of the Academy (various episodes)

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 "Guardians of History," features Tony Huston (John Huston's son) on the restoration of his father's documentaries, as well as other experts on restoration.

Doc-U (various episodes)

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In this episode featuring young doc filmmakers from The New School in NYC, this short film "Insight" follows poetry writer John Krajci threatened by a recent diagnosis of macular degeneration, a progressive eye disorder that causes deterioration in central vision.
Our Country

The IMAX film "Our Country" parallels the development of country music with the growth of America in the 20th century, as we move from Ellis Island to Ground Zero in NYC, showing that country music always reflects the passions, aspirations, and determination of the American people.

Blood Brothers

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In the mid 1980's and early 1990's, hemophiliacs were the guinea pigs for blood testing.  Over 10,000 hemophiliacs died of AIDS from tainted blood received from blood donations.  "Blood Brothers," directed by Student Academy Award Winner Jeff Patterson, explores the phenomenon, and the cover-up, through the lives of those most affected.

Wiley/Aintree

Wall Street Meets Main Street

Wiley/Aintree Spots