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Clear Blue Sky Productions

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Titus by Julie Taymor( Visual )

28 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of a victorious Roman general whose rigid code of honor and duty proves to be his downfall
Evolution by Ivan Reitman( Visual )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Evolution" offers a groundbreaking and definitive view of the extraordinary impact the evolutionary process has had on our understanding of the world around us. Beginning with Darwin's revolutionary theory, this seven-part series explores all facets of evolution--the changes that spawned the tree of life, the power of sex, how evolution continues to affect us every day, and the perceived conflict between science and religion
Cracking the code of life( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary examines the complex race to decode the human genome. Examines the work of, and contains interviews with: Francis Collins, director of the National Center for Human Genome Research; J. Craig Venter, head of its rival, the private Celera Genomics; and the Whitehead Institute's Eric Lander, one of the leaders of the Human Genome Project
Men with guns = Los hombres armados by John Sayles( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elderly physician who trains young people to provide health care to the poor people of an agricultural country finds out that many of his former students are being killed by guerillas. He travels to a mountainous area of the country to find out why these men with guns are killing anyone they want
Darwin's dangerous idea( Visual )

11 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This episode interweaves the drama in key moments of Darwin's life with documentary sequences of current research, linking past to present and introducing major concepts of evolutionary theory. It explores why Darwin's "dangerous idea" might matter even more today than it did in his own time, and reveals how science might be used to explain the past and predict the future of life on earth
The mind's big bang ; What about God? by John Hylan Heminway( Visual )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The mind's big bang: Between 100,000 and 50,000 years ago, something happened that triggered a creative, technological and social explosion, allowing humans to dominate the planet. What forces may have contributed to the emergence of the modern human mind? In What about God?: Of all the species on earth, only humans try to explain who they are and how they came to be. Encounter real stories of people struggling to find a balance between religion and science, realms that play very different roles in assigning order to the universe and a purpose to life
The Luzhin defence by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov( Visual )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eccentric chess master, whose unstable childhood rendered him incapable of relating well with others, finds that chess is his only escape and solace. At an Italian resort, where he is favored to win a prestigious chess championship, he meets and falls in love with a caring woman. When a former mentor turned jealous saboteur tries to destroy his confidence, the fragile genius may lose more than just the big game
Great transformations ; Extinction!( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great transformations focuses on the evolutionary changes that triggered the earth's incredible diversity. Extinction! explores why, then confronts a frightening notion: are humans causing the next mass extinction-- the sixth in the history of life on earth?
The evolutionary arms race ; Why sex?( Visual )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The evolutionary arms race explores our own spiraling arms race with microorganisms-- the only real threat to our existence-- and trace the alarming spread of resistance among pathogens that cause disease. Why sex? investigates the endless variety of sexual expression and the powerful hold sex exerts over almost all living things. And discover why in evolutionary terms, sex is more important than life itself
The nature of genius : two films by Michael Apted on scientific and artistic brilliance( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these two features, Inspirations and Me & Isaac Newton, Apted turns his interviewer's lens to explore the human advances in the arts and the sciences with a slightly humorous approach. How do artists create? How do scientists hope to affect the world?
Inspirations( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 100-minute exploration of the creative process which starts with the essential question "how do artists get ideas?" and continues into the fascinating world inhabited by seven artists
Me & Isaac Newton by Nancy Amanda Bray( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the inner worlds of seven distinguished scientists in different fields. From their earliest scientific questions in childhood to their most personal ponderings, these scientists reveal their histories and professional obligations to affect the world
Evolution( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evolution video series offers a groundbreaking and definitive view of the extraordinary impact the evolutionary process has had on our understanding of the world around us
What about God?( Visual )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of the struggle between science and religion in defining the origin and nature of humans
The evolutionary arms race( Visual )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of the two of the most essential and powerful principles of evolution, competition and cooperation
Extinction!( Visual )

8 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of the five great mass extinctions of the past and the on-going one of today, the place of humans in its causes, and what evolutionary theory predicts for the world of our descendants
Great transformations( Visual )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination at the complexity and diversity of life forms, focusing on important evolutionary changes including development of four-limbed body plan, the journey of animal life from water to land, the return of mammals to the sea
Why sex?( Visual )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of sex as the wellspring of evolution and the changing gene pool through the vast variety of sexual expression and, in human terms, the source of culture
Evolution : the triumph of an idea by Carl Zimmer( Recording )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An up-to-date view of evolution that explores the far-reaching implications of Darwin's theory and emphasizes the power, significance and relevance of evolution to our lives today
Darwin's dangerous idea( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For 21 years, Charles Darwin kept his theory of evolution secret from all but a few friends. He confided to one: "It's like confessing to a murder." His torment resonates in society today -- in the challenge his incredibly powerful idea poses to our understanding of our world and ourselves. Darwin's Dangerous Idea interweaves the drama in key moments of Darwin's life with documentary sequences of current research, linking past to present and introducing major concepts of evolutionary theory. It explores why Darwin's "dangerous idea" might matter even more today than it did in his own time, and reveals how science might be used to explain the past and predict the future of life on earth"--Container
 
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Darwin's dangerous ideaThe mind's big bang ; What about God?Great transformations ; Extinction!The evolutionary arms race ; Why sex?Me & Isaac NewtonEvolutionWhat about God?The evolutionary arms race
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