Keyword: educational

Terre des ours

Terre des ours (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 04/03/2014
Winter is waning in the Kamchatka Peninsula in far eastern Russia. A group of five brown bears - a juvenile who will be leaving home soon, a mother, two cubs and the alpha male - emerge from hibernation to look for their first food in months. We follow these bears through the beautiful Russian countryside down to the great rivers to gain a deeper understanding the role each of these animals play...
Dir: Guillaume Vincent
With: N/A

Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 04/23/2015
LEGO® bricks are not just for kids. Adult Fans of LEGO (AFOLs) around the globe are unashamedly declaring their love of the brick, LEGO artists are creating stunning and surprising creations, and Master Builders are building human scale and larger structures. LEGO bricks are being used educationally, therapeutically, and have provided a universal system for human creativity and our innate desire...
Dir: Kief Davidson
With: N/A

Secrets Through the Smoke (2000)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 55 minutes Release date: 11/29/2000
Jeffrey Wigand speaks out against the evil of the tobacco industry.
Bears

Bears (2014)

Rated: G Runtime: 77 minutes Release date: 04/17/2014
Two impressionable young cubs are taught life's most important lessons. Set against a majestic Alaskan backdrop teeming with life, their journey begins as winter comes to an end and the bears emerge from hibernation to face the bitter cold. The world outside is exciting-but risky-as the cubs' playful descent down the mountain carries with it a looming threat of avalanches. As the season changes...
Dir: Alastair Fothergill
With: N/A

Comment j'ai détesté les maths (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Mathematics has great importance (and regular misuse) in our lives. Here, we learn why we should love math and care that its power is used well. Several arguments are put forth backed up by significant recent data, as well as the inspired testimonials of gifted teachers, mathematicians and complaining children. We cover topics such as how teaching "new math" created bewilderment instead of...
Disleksia: The Movie

Disleksia: The Movie (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 10/03/2013
Filmmaker Harvey Hubbell V and his crew explore the unique nature of how each of us learn. Join Hubbell, dyslexic superstars Billy Bob Thornton and Joe Pantoliano, world-renowned brain scientists and researchers, students and advocates as they join a movement to revolutionize education. Find out what it's like to have your brain scanned inside an MRI and visit with a group of dyslexic researchers...
Pad Yatra: A Green Odyssey

Pad Yatra: A Green Odyssey (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 70 minutes Release date: 11/14/2013
The adventure of 700 people trekking across the Himalayas to save the planet's "3rd Pole," a glacial region now devastated by the climate chaos associated with global warming, is chronicled. Battling the most treacherous terrain on the planet, the trekkers spread their message of ecological compassion through human's most basic means - by walking on foot, village to village, and showing by example...
Dir: Wendy J.N. Lee
With: N/A
Salt of the Earth

The Salt of the Earth (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 109 minutes Release date: 12/11/2014
Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado is seen through the eyes of two men: his son, film director Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, who tries to get to know a father who was often away from home, and Wim Wenders, a photographer himself and an admirer of Salgado's work. For forty years, Salgado has traveled across continents in the footsteps of a changing humanity and witnessed some of the major events...

Inside The Mind Of Leonardo In 3D (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 12/18/2014
The film presents a visually dazzling experience of unparalleled access to Leonardo da Vinci's revolutionary (and controversial) ideas and inventions. Best known as the painter of the immortal masterpieces The Mona Lisa and The Last Supper, da Vinci also a genius inventor, architect, physicist, geologist, civil engineer, military engineer, botanist, anatomist, mapmaker and musician. This...
Super Size Me

Super Size Me (2004)

Rated: None Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 05/06/2004
Why are Americans so fat? Two words: fast food. What would happen if you ate nothing but fast food for an entire month? Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock does just that and embarks on the most perilous journey of his life. The rules? For 30 days he can't eat or drink anything that isn't on McDonald's menu; he must wolf three squares a day; he must consume everything on the menu at least once and supersize...
Willi und die Wunder dieser Welt

Willi und die Wunder dieser Welt (2009)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 03/04/2009
Follows children's television star Willi Weitzel on his journey around the globe to discover the wonders of the world.
The Ghosts in Our Machine

The Ghosts in Our Machine (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 11/07/2013
This documentary focuses on the lives of individual animals living within and rescued from the machine of our modern world. Each story and photograph is a window into global animal industries: food, fashion, entertainment and research. The director has documented the lives of animals around the world with heart-breaking empathic vividness in an effort to bring wider attention to a topic that most...

3000 Scenarios contre un virus (1993)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 109 minutes Release date: 11/29/1993
Thirty short films based on ideas culled from over 3,000 proposals submitted by French students under the age of 20, and directed by a cross-section of volunteer helmers and celebrities to translate the reality of AIDS.

Enchanted Kingdom (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 12/04/2013
Viewers explore the wonders of the natural world through dazzling 3D imagery.

The Trouble With Lou (2000)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 11/29/2000
In the style of a 1950's educational film, a look at a teenager's struggle to stop excessively masturbating.

L' Heritage de la chouette (1988)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 338 minutes Release date: 11/29/1988
A thirteen-part series which examines the legacy of Greek culture to the world.

O.M. (1990)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/18/1990
Story based on the life of Welsh educator and politician O M Edwards.
Under Our Skin

Under Our Skin (2009)

Rated: None Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 06/18/2009
About the one of the most controversial illnesses in America today: Lyme disease. Most people think of Lyme disease as that thing you can catch from a tick bite, but few know the true graveness of one of the most dangerous epidemics currently afflicting people across the nation. Here, we examine not just the science of the bacteria that causes Lyme disease and the politics of the controversy but...
Dir: Andy Abrahams Wilson
With: N/A
Watermark

Watermark (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 04/03/2014
This documentary brings together stories from all around the world about our relationship with water: how we are attracted to it, what we learn from it, how we use it and the consequences of its use. Water is often perceived as being in unlimited supply, but in these times of global warming, it is interesting to analyze the way we use and exploit what remains the source of all life on Earth.
Dir: Jennifer Baichwal
With: N/A

Upon This Rock (1969)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 11/29/1969
Supreme Price

The Supreme Price (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 75 minutes Release date: 10/02/2014
Following the annulment of her father's victory in Nigeria's Presidential Election and her mother's assassination by agents of the military dictatorship, Hafsat Abiola faces the challenge of transforming a corrupt culture of governance into a democracy capable of serving Nigeria's most marginalized population: women.
Dir: Joanna Lipper
With: N/A

Do You Know What My Name Is? (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 83 minutes Release date: 12/11/2014
Still without a cure, Alzheimer's disease robs its victims of their memory, their pride, and at times even their will to live. But what if simple reading, writing and calculating could counteract some of the effects of this disease? This documentary follows a research study of a treatment in Cleveland, Ohio. It pursues the answers to what it means to live a happy life, and what may be considered a...
Dir: Shigeru Ota
With: N/A

Jazz in the Classroom (1987)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 14 minutes Release date: 11/29/1987
In a unique program at an elementary school in Oakland, California, jazz musicians drop by to teach and provide positive role models.

Strawberry Shortcake: Berry Friends Forever (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 88 minutes Release date: 07/06/2014
Life in Berry Bitty City is always better when Strawberry and her friends try their best. Princess Berrykin decides to bring back an old tradition, and Blueberry spends so much time worrying about manners that she forgets what's really important. When a Good Citizens Club is formed, Plum learns that fitting in with others is fine, as long as she follows her heart. Lemon and Raspberry work together...