Movies

  • Educational Foreign Films
    Educational foreign films are often the best way to share language, culture, or history with students in a classroom setting, or even with your own children at home. While these things can be quite d....
  • Patch Adams DVD
    Robin Williams is in his element as Patch Adams. Based on a true story, this film begins with Adams checking himself into a mental hospital. When he simultaneously discovers that he loves helping pe....
  • Barney's Musical Scrapbook DVD
    Barney, that annoyingly cheerful purple plush dinosaur that kids are wild about, has brought out a retrospective. Barney's Musical Scrapbook contains 14 songs taken from the 1995 season of the TV sin....
  • Planet Of The Apes DVD
    Tim Burton's 2001 Planet of the Apes is billed as a "re-imagining" of the 1968 classic. The technological wonders of the intervening years are put to good use here, in the ape makeup especially. Mar....
  • Persian Music
    Traditional Persian music, i.e., the "classical" music of Iran, is based on the Radif, a collection of old melodies that have been shared for generations. When masters perform or record their own int....
  • World Music
    World music has been gaining in popularity over the last few years. While just two decades ago it would have been unlikely that you would find American teens listening to anything other than American....
  • Pitch Black DVD
    Pitch Black, a.k.a. The Chronicles of Riddick, stars Vin Diesel as a vicious criminal being transported through space to a prison on another planet. When the ship is bombarded with meteorites, most o....
  • My Cousin Vinny DVD
    My Cousin Vinny gets off to a slow start, but gradually builds to a climactic courtroom scene of comic brilliance. Joe Pesci stars as Vinny, the Brooklyn lawyer who gets called to Wahzoo City, Alabam....
  • Extreme Challenge XXII
    In November, 1988, in West Valley City, more than 6,000 people attended the first No Holds Barred competition ever held in the state of Utah. 17 bouts, nine championship contests, and two hours and 4....
  • Battle Of Algiers
    The Battle Of Algiers is an acclaimed movie from 1965, written and directed by Gillo Pontecorvo. The film was commissioned by the Algerian government to tell an unbiased tale of one of the bloodiest ....