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Carl Sagan's Cosmos

Carl Sagan's Cosmos

Director: David F. Oyster
Year: 1980

Get ready for a fascinating and comprehensive experience of Carl Sagan's signature masterpiece. This monumental cosmic journey is a blend of science, education and entertainment, exploring everything from life-building cells to the Big Bang. Boxed set.

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The Atheism Tapes with Jonathan Miller

The Atheism Tapes with Jonathan Miller

Director: Richard Denton
Year: 2005

In this ground-breaking BBC series, Jonathan Miller interviews New York Times best-seller Richard Dawkins, Daniel Dennett, Colin McGinn, playwright Arthur Miller, Denys Turner, and Nobel Prize Scientist Steven Weinberg. The subject: atheism and why nontheism is one of today’s most controversial issues.

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What Darwin Didn't Know

What Darwin Didn't Know

Director: BBC
Year: 2009

Honoring the 150th anniversary of the publication of Darwin's revolutionary, Origin of Species, this BBC special confirms how the advance of science has exonerated Darwin's theory of evolution.

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Crazy Wisdom:  The Life and Times of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Crazy Wisdom: The Life and Times of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Director: Johanna Demetrakas
Year: 2011

Crazy Wisdom explores the arrival of Tibetan Buddhism in America through the story of Chogyam Trungpa, who landed in the U.S. in 1970. Trungpa became renowned for translating ancient Buddhist concepts into language and ideas that Westerners could understand and shattered preconceived notions about how an enlightened teacher should behave.Initially rejected, his teachings are now recognized by western philosophers and spiritual leaders as authentic and profound.

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Computer Chess

Computer Chess

Director: Andrew Bujalski
Year: 2013

Set over the course of a weekend tournament for chess software programmers thirty-some years ago, COMPUTER CHESS transports viewers to a nostalgic moment when the contest between technology and the human spirit seemed a little more up for grabs.

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Darwin: The Life and Legacy

Darwin: The Life and Legacy

Director: BBC
Year: 2009

Part one this BBC portrait of Charles Darwin focuses on his early life and influences tracing his maturation as a naturalist from his birth in Shrewsbury, England to the publication of his key work the Origin of Species. Part two of this BBC portrait of Charles Darwin focuses on the legacy of his theories on evolution and the implications of his writings.

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Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton

Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton

Director: Stephen Silha, Eric Slade
Year: 2013

A chronicle of the iconoclastic life of gay poet, filmmaker, and spiritual visionary James Broughton, one of the defining voices of the sexual revolution, whose groundbreaking artistic celebrations of sexuality and the body influenced generations of the 1960's and 70's to profoundly embrace life and 'follow your own weird.'

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Goodbye Gauley Mountain

Goodbye Gauley Mountain

Director: Annie Sprinkle, Beth Stephens
Year: 2014

Beth Stephens and Annie Sprinkle activate the metaphor "Earth as lover" and join the fight against mountain top removal (MTR) in Appalachia

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Moving from Emptiness: The Life and Art of a Zen Dude

Moving from Emptiness: The Life and Art of a Zen Dude

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Year: 2014

With brush, ink, and rice paper, Zen painter Alok Hsu Kwang-han uses the play of light and dark to explore energy, creativity, and the art of life. On the verge of his 75th birthday, with a new love in his life, Alok employs his teachings to confront his personal history.

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Galileo

Galileo

Director: Joseph Losey
Year: 1974

Based on the play by Bertolt Brecht (originally translated by Charles Laughton), GALILEO explores not merely the infamous historical figure, but the philosophical concepts for which he was both celebrated and condemned.

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