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Living Cultures DVD

 

Living Treasures of Japan DVD Exclusive
Living Treasures of Japan DVD Exclusive
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Amid the clamor of technological and economic success, a reverence for age, custom, and tradition endures in Japanese culture. The honorable title, "Living National Treasure", is the highest award that can be achieved in the Japanese arts. Some seventy master craftsmen and performers are bestowed with this title and are charged with passing on the country's artistic heritage to future generations. Living Treasures of Japan takes you into the homes and workshops of the remarkable people who quietly keep Japan's most precious creative traditions alive.


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Taboo: Season 7 DVD-R Set
Taboo: Season 7 DVD-R Set
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Hard Time Season Three DVD-R Set
Hard Time Season Three DVD-R Set
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In Season 3, Hard Time takes viewers on a yearlong journey behind bars, following the lives of those who work and serve time in two of Georgia's toughest maximum-security prisons.


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Secret Lives of Jesus DVD Exclusive
Secret Lives of Jesus DVD Exclusive
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Category: DVDs/Culture, History and Religion/Religion

More than 1,500 years ago, ancient writings were buried that offered alternative narratives about Jesus of Nazareth. Rediscovered within the last century, these texts—once considered scandalous and deemed heretical—offer more questions than answers. Secret Lives of Jesus examines these mysterious lost stories of Christ, exploring the fundamental questions surrounding the texts. Who wrote them and why? How do they compare to the accepted New Testament gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John? And why were the stories forgotten for so long?


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Camp Leatherneck DVD
Camp Leatherneck DVD
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In January 2009 it was a patch of lawless Afghan desert, riddled with Taliban fighters. Today, Camp Leatherneck is home to more than 7,000 troops.


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The Real Slumdogs DVD-R
The Real Slumdogs DVD-R
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Travel into the heart of the slum made famous by the Oscar-winning Slumdog Millionaire—Dharavi, in Mumbai, India. In this squalid, pest-ridden place with irregular water, intermittent electricity and open sewers, one million people are squeezed into just one square mile. But beneath the surface is a city with its own multimillion-dollar recycling industry and neighborhoods where ordinary people work hard to make a better life for themselves.


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Gladiators Back from the Dead DVD-R
Gladiators Back from the Dead DVD-R
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Category: DVDs/Culture, History and Religion/Ancient Civilizations

Up to one million gladiators are thought to have died in arenas across the Roman Empire. And, although fascination with gladiators has been high, the details of their lives and deaths remain fragmentary. Now, with the discovery of an ancient Roman burial site containing 80 skeletons thought to be gladiator warriors, National Geographic recreates the world of the Roman arena and how six gladiators lived, fought and died.


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Blowing Up History: Nazi Super Bombs DVD-R
Blowing Up History: Nazi Super Bombs DVD-R
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National Geographic recreates the London blitz of World War II with real bombs as high-speed cameras capture the blasts.


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American Weed DVD-R
American Weed DVD-R
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Colorado is experiencing its second gold rush, only this time around it’s being called the "green rush." It’s all about medical marijuana, which is fast becoming a very big business. National Geographic goes deep inside this brand-new cannabis culture by following an exceptional group of Colorado residents—growers, patients, dispensary owners, cops, caregivers, entrepreneurs, advocates and opponents—as their lives are transformed by medical marijuana.


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War Machine DVD-R
War Machine DVD-R
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Long description.


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Taboo Season Nine DVD-R Set
Taboo Season Nine DVD-R Set
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Do we really know who our co-workers, loved ones, and friends are? Maybe not as well as we think. Taboo opens a window into the lives of individuals with surprising secrets and examines a topic from a variety of cultures and perspectives—venturing into closed worlds rarely seen.


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American Transgender DVD-R
American Transgender DVD-R
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Male or female, boy or girl? Most of us can answer that question without a second thought- but for some people, the answer isn’t so simple. This special takes us firsthand into the daily lives of three people who are transgender, revealing a remarkable slice of life. We witness their struggles and triumphs, and experience their hopes and fears. How do they manage at work, build careers, maintain friendships, and nurture lasting personal partnerships? Each of the characters in the film tells their story in their own words as we follow them through life’s daily battles and victories both large and small.


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Amreeka DVD
Amreeka DVD
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Amreeka chronicles the adventures of Muna, a single mother who leaves the West Bank with Fadi, her teenage son, with dreams of an exciting future in the promised land of small town Illinois. In America, as her son navigates high school hallways the way he used to move through military checkpoints, the indomitable Muna scrambles together a new life cooking up falafel burgers as well as hamburgers at the local White Castle.


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Polygamy, USA DVD-R
Polygamy, USA DVD-R
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A world largely unknown and unseen to the general public, for the first time, the people of Centennial Park have allowed cameras unprecedented access to their rites, rituals and lives. Here, women choose their husbands through an inspiration from God, while husbands try to prove themselves worthy and wait to be chosen.


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Doomsday Preppers Season Three DVD Set
Doomsday Preppers Season Three DVD Set
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Doomsday Preppers explores the lives of otherwise ordinary Americans who are preparing for the end of the world as we know it. Unique in their beliefs, motivations, and strategies, preppers will go to whatever lengths they can to make sure they are prepared for any of life’s uncertainties. And with our expert’s assessment, they will find out their chances of survival if their worst fears become a reality.


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Brothers in War DVD
Brothers in War DVD
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In 1967, the boys of Charlie Company went to war in the Mekong Delta, the homeland of the Viet Cong, and entered a foreign land of murderous heat, unforgiving jungle, and a new age of guerilla warfare. This "band of brothers" journeyed from boot camp to combat, and for the lucky ones, back home—experiencing their horror, their pain, their misery, their happiness and above all, their camaraderie together. Now, nearly fifty years later, they’re uniting once again to share their stories of courage under fire with the world.


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The Savage Line 2-DVD-R Set
The Savage Line 2-DVD-R Set
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Experienced outdoorsmen, Cory Valdes, Jason Lesmeister, Rob Hardy, and Puma Ghostwalker work to protect the lives of men and women working on the edges of society, keeping them safe from the dangers of the wilderness and its inhabitants.


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Secret Lives of the Apostles DVD-R
Secret Lives of the Apostles DVD-R
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In a mere three or four decades, the seeds of a global religion spread across the Roman Empire. In an age with no Internet, no mass media, no planes, trains or fossil fuel, how did it happen? National Geographic investigates the mysterious decades following Jesus’ death, and the group of 12 common men who traveled thousands of miles, risked their lives and sacrificed everything to spread Jesus’ message.


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