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New! The Worlds of Philip K. Dick
Item# 114901
© 2015
 52 Min.




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DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-68272-840-6

In this documentary film, viewers learn about the life of Philip K. Dick including his early work as a pulp fiction novelist, his successful career with Hollywood, and his obsession with artificial in... (more details)



Inner Borderlines: Visions of America Through the Eyes of Alejandro Morales
Item# 94792
© 2014
 72 Min.




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DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-68272-155-1

In April 2013, Spanish film maker Luis Mancha went to the University of California, Irvine to interview Alejandro Morales, an under-read Chicano author whose works present a vision of Southern Califor... (more details)



The Real History of Science Fiction
Item# 60498
© 2014
 180 Min.




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DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-60057-542-6

Some of science fiction's greatest creative pioneers tell the story of sci-fi in this stunning definitive series spanning all its forms, from time travel to artificial intelligence, from space explora... (more details)



Robots: The Real History of Science Fiction
Item# 60499
© 2014
 45 Min.




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DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-60057-543-3

What if our creations turn against us? The idea of creating life has fascinated society since the earliest days of science fiction. The first installment of the four-part series, Robots transports vie... (more details)



Space: The Real History of Science Fiction
Item# 60500
© 2014
 45 Min.




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DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-60057-544-0

Space explores the deep sea inspiration for Avatar , finds out why Ursula K Le Guin wrote The Left Hand of Darkness and discovers how Stanley Kubrick was able to make 2001: A Space Odyssey se... (more details)



Time: The Real History of Science Fiction
Item# 60502
© 2014
 45 Min.




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DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-60057-546-4

What if we could travel not just through space, but through time itself? If you could travel through time, would you change the past or the future? What if you found it couldn’t be changed? What price... (more details)



Truth, Justice, and the American Way (1930's-1950's): Superheroes—A Never Ending Battle
Item# 58753
© 2013
 60 Min.




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During the Depression, the popularity of dozens of superhero characters opens the door for a new generation of artists and writers. World War II creates a patriotic fervor for star-spangled adventurer... (more details)



With Great Power comes Great Responsibility (1960's-1970's): Superheroes—A Never Ending Battle
Item# 58754
© 2013
 60 Min.




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In the 1960s, a new breed of superhero emerges in pages of Marvel Comics, inspired by the age of atomic energy and space travel and, in turn, inspiring the pop culture and pop artists of the time. Spi... (more details)



Moyers & Company: Living Outside Tribal Lines
Item# 53456
© 2013
 43 Min.




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DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-61753-794-3

In this edition of Moyers & Company, Bill is joined by writer Sherman Alexie. Born on a Native American reservation, Alexie has been navigating the boundaries of American culture in lauded poetry,... (more details)



Moyers & Company: MLK's Dream of Economic Justice
Item# 53366
© 2013
 57 Min.




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DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-61753-793-6

Martin Luther King had long known that racial equality was inextricably linked to economic equity-fairness for all, including working people and the poor. In the last year of his life, Dr. King announ... (more details)



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