Prairie Provinces of Canada 1943
Educational film about the Canadian provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and the northwest territories of Keewatin, Mackensie and Franklin in 1943. Footage from this subject is available for licensing from www.globalimageworks.com
Wildlife in India
Check out this terrific short video from explore.org on the wildlife in
India. The animals face the threat of extinction, and the anti-poaching
laws are not being truly enforced. Some, however, are doing great work
in attempting to reverse the destruction and protect India’s wildlife.
“People for Animals” is one such great organization, and the explore
team of explore.org filmed this inspirational short film.
Vincent van Gogh - A View of Joy and Anguish
Vincent van Gogh created many self-portraits. Some reflect joy, others reflect anguish. This amazing depiction of van Gogh's self-portraits is by the highly acclaimed digital artist, Philip Scott Johnson. Have a look as one view seamlessly blends into another. (0:51)
Vincent van Gogh - Gauguin Pays a Visit
Initially, it seemed like a good idea for Paul Gauguin to paint with Vincent van Gogh (in October of 1888). His working visit, however, lasted just two months.
In this clip, from the award-winning film Lust for Life, Kirk Douglas (as Vincent) and Anthony Quinn (as Gauguin) recreate scenes of the artists in Arles.
Pablo Picasso-The Bull in Winter, Part 7 of 7
This film documentary focuses on the last two decades of the life and work of the Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso. In 1988 one of his paintings went for one million one hindred and fifty thousand. In 1986 some of his paintings were on display in a museum in Spain.
Chanting and enchanting animals - Chap. 2/6
Ecuador as a country has among the largest diversity of frog and toad species in the world. Discover through this film the fascinating world of frogs in Ecuador: their night life, when thousands of love-stricken males get together and sing at mating time; their birth and transformation from beings of water to beings of dry lands; their survival tricks and mysterious ways of life; their importance in the discovery of medicines; and their great variety of beautiful patterns and colors, discover th
Preparedness Now, The Great California Shakeout
A film depiction of the results of an earthquake in the Southern California area. A real eye opener and a great way to get kids and parents attention. A good tool to get students thinking about how to survive with no water for weeks or even months. Limited travel, and more problems that need to be assessed before the earthquake hits....and scientists say this is a given. A good home and school video to share. 4:32 run time.
Pennsylvania Governor's Schools for Excellence 2007
This resource is a short film of a Salisbury High School student's summer experience in The Sciences School. Colin explains the program in detail, citing what makes this program a life-long best learning experience. (17:31)
United States Enters World War One
Using primary film clips, this video stresses the people and events that resulted in the United States entry into World War One. A quick summary of the war is also delivered. A word wall, map, and biographies of important people would help this video make more sense. It also shows how the treaty the Germans signed helps create a situation of unhappiness that results in the end of the Kaiser's reign.
In this image-filled talk, Yann Arthus-Bertrand displays his three most recent projects on humanity and our habitat -- stunning aerial photographs in his series "The Earth From Above," personal interviews from around the globe featured in his web project "6 billion Others," and his soon-to-be-released movie, "Home," which documents human impact on the environment through breathtaking video.
With photography, Yann Arthus-Bertrand has captured the beauty of the Earth. Through video an
Magic School Bus Spins a Web
What do you do when a 50-foot praying mantis menaces your town? Run like the wind...unless youre in Ms. Frizzles class and shes taken you on a field trip inside a science fiction film, circa 1950. The movies main character, the power-mad General Araneus, is determined to destroy the mantis, but Phoebe wants to trap it and save it! Shrinking to the size of real spiders, the kids discover how spiders construct a variety of silky snares, making them world-champion trappers. Can the kids save the ma
How Does Your Memory Work? Pt.2
Meet a woman who is having her most traumatic memories wiped by a pill, and a man with no memory. This film reveals how these remarkable human stories are transforming our understanding of this unique human ability.
History of Hollywood: Part of a Series
This is the first part of 11 in a series that traces this history of Hollywood and the film industry. Uses orginial footage. Excellent for film appreciation classes and sociology lessons.
"The Death of Emily Bronte"
A Discovery Channel documentary video clip looks at the final years of Emily Bronte's life (1818 - 1848). Starting with the publication of her sister Charlotte's novel, Jane Eyre, and the subsequent publication of Emily's Wuthering Heights, which was highly critized at the time, to her brother Bramwell's demise, and Emily's death at Haworth Parsonage. Female narrator, music, quotes from th
War of 1812 History Film w/ USS Constitution (Old Ironsides)
Poor audio quality aside, this film uses various drawings to depict the major battles of the War of 1812. Film depicts the USS Constitution (Old Ironsides) defeat of the British frigate HMS Guerriere, the USS Consitution defeat of HMS Java, the surrender of USS Chesapeake, the sailing of USS Essex through Pacific waters, and other battles that took place on the Great Lakes. Also included in the film is information on Francis Scott Key writing “The Star Spangled Banner” while watching the bat
Inauguration of President McKinley
This is the first Presidential inauguration captured on film. It is in black and white and shows the President and Vice-President going to the White House for the inauguration and the crowds.
This video is about the presidency of William Howard Taft. Timeline of William H. Taft's life.(Amateur video of authentic film and narration.)
Gravel Springs Mississippi Fife and Drum Music Traditions
A compelling and award-winning portrait of Othar Turner, his music and their role in the Gravel Springs community. The film not only demonstrates how to make a cane fife, but also gets to the heart of both Turner and his fife and drum music as he's shown performing at an annual Fourth of July picnic. Quick cuts between dancing band members and the rhythmic movements of Turner's family going about their daily chores capture the mounting excit
Pablo Picasso-The Bull in Winter, Part 2 of 8
This film documentary focuses on the last decades of the life and work of the Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso. (8:01)