Le Voyage Dans la Lune
The first science fiction movie, based on a story by Jules Verne. Called "Voyage to the Moon" in English, it was created by George Melies in 1902. The film is from France and is about a small group of scientists that travel to space on a rocket to get to the moon. Originally, this was a silent film, but this film has a narration which explains what is happening to modern viewers. (11:48)
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Richard III by William Shakespeare, Part 3 of
This animated version of the great classic by Shakespeare brings his words to life. Animation brings these stories to younger students. It uses Shakespeare's words and has the words at the bottom of the screen. Educators can pause the film to discuss the different passages. Suitable for older middle school and high school students.  (7:20)
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Macbeth by William Shakespeare, Part 3 of
Animated cartoon with subtitles. This is an animated version of the great classic by Shakespeare brings his words to life. Animation brings these stories to younger students. It uses Shakespeare's words and has the words at the bottom of the screen. Educators can pause the film to discuss the different passages. Suitable for older middle school and high school students.  (9:45)
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Julius Caesar; Part 2 of
This is an animated cartoon, with subtitles.  BBC version of the great classic by Shakespeare. Animation brings these stories to younger students. It uses Shakespeare's words and has the words at the bottom of the screen. Educators can pause the film to discuss the different passages. Violence.  Suitable for older middle school and high school students.  (9:32)
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Julius Caesar, Part 3 of
This is an animated cartoon version, with subtitles, of the great classic by Shakespeare. Animation brings these stories to younger students. It uses Shakespeare's words and has the words at the bottom of the screen. Educators can pause the film to discuss the different passages. Suitable for older middle school and high school students.  (5:05)
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Welcome to North Korea
The winner of the 2001 International Emmy award for Best Documentary, Welcome to North Korea is a look at the conditions in modern-day North Korea. Dutch filmmaker Peter Tetteroo and his associate Raymond Feddema spent a week in and around the North Korean capital of Pyongyang to produce this outstanding film. Creative Commons license: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs; from www.archive.org.

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Wartime Propaganda
The federal government did not repeat the mistakes of the First World War, when doughboys marched off to fight "the war to end all wars." During the earlier conflict, the government entered into a high-powered propaganda campaign that proclaimed America was striving "to make the world safe for democracy." George Creel headed the Committee on Public Information, which turned out crude propaganda that demonized the enemy, particularly the German "Huns." One film that captured the mood was titled T
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Introduction to Haiti (Vintage Film)
This vintage film is an introduction and brief history of Haiti which was filmed in 1942. The film contains many informational tidbits such as: Haiti means 'land of the mountains'. (The Native-Americans who were here before European explorers named the land.) Suitable for upper elementary to high school students.
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UNA PIETRA SOPRA by Fabrizio Emigli
This video features a song, UNA PIETRA SOPRA, by pop artist Fabrizio Emigli. Emigli also composed the Italian lyrics for songs in Tim Burtion's film CHARLIE and THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY .
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Charles Drew, Part 1 of 4
Film documentary on the life and times of Charles Drew who did research 'in the field of blood transfusions, developing improved techniques for blood storage, and applied his expert knowledge in developing large-scale blood banks early in World War II, saving thousands of allied lives' (Wikipedia, 2009).
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Charles Drew, Part 2 of 4
Film documentary on the life and times of Charles Drew who did research 'in the field of blood transfusions, developing improved techniques for blood storage, and applied his expert knowledge in developing large-scale blood banks early in World War II, saving thousands of allied lives' (Wikipedia, 2009).
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Charles Drew, Part 3 of 4
Film documentary on the life and times of Charles Drew who did research 'in the field of blood transfusions, developing improved techniques for blood storage, and applied his expert knowledge in developing large-scale blood banks early in World War II, saving thousands of allied lives' (Wikipedia, 2009).
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Charles Drew, Part 4 of 4
Film documentary on the life and times of Charles Drew who did research 'in the field of blood transfusions, developing improved techniques for blood storage, and applied his expert knowledge in developing large-scale blood banks early in World War II, saving thousands of allied lives'

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Shirley Chisholm, Part 3 of 3
This is a film documentary about Shirley Chisholm. 'On January 25, 1972, she became the first major-party black candidate for President of the United States and the first woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination' (Wikipedia, 2009).
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Henry David Thoreau and Walden Pond
A film documentary showing video footage of his home at Walden Pond, with selections of the book read by a male narrator, with woodwind instrumentation (just a little too loud) in the background.  Includes illustrations from primary documents of the time.  Relates this work to contemporary philosophers and peacemakers.  (4:12)
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"War of The Century" 20 of 20
This documentary is a comprehensive exploration of World War II and is told through commentary, narration, and vintage film footage. This segment focuses on the Soviet revenge. (7:08)
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Johnny Appleseed
This film relates the saga of the barefoot pioneer hero of the frontier era. As a young man, Johnny left home to travel the countryside, planting faith and appleseeds. After walking the land for 40 years—being a friend to settlers, Indians and wild animals—he left behind a legacy of faith and apple trees.
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Preparedness Now and Earthquake Preparation
This film depicts the realistic outcome of a hypothetical, but plausible, magnitude 7.8 earthquake on the San Andreas fault in California. This is a must watch for all areas where earthquakes may prove a concern. It shows what could happen. Excellent for discussion.  04:33 run time.
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Explore Rocky Mountain National Park

This short film, completed in 2005, takes you on a journey through one of America's great national parks. Stunning mountain vistas, abundant wildlife, and all the wonders of nature are captured here.  Video is set to music and there is no talking.  Video would be good for students studying regions of the United States, National Parks, or states in the United States. 


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King Charles I 's execution
This video begins with a part of the film Cromwell that shows the execution of the king. The scene is very well set. You can see the moment when the king walks through the crowd. After that there are images of other useful sources such as king portraits and pictures of books of the time. The film scene goes on but you can´t hear the dialogues. (4:57)
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