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National Geographic Television & Film

Overview
Works: 1,838 works in 3,251 publications in 4 languages and 166,550 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  History  Educational films  Internet videos  Television programs  Documentary films  Drama  Historical films  Historical television programs 
Roles: prn, Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by National Geographic Television & Film
Guns, germs, and steel by Jared M Diamond( Visual )

24 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 2,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic detective story that offers a gripping expose on why the world is so unequal. Professor Jared Diamond traveled the globe for over 30 years trying to answer this question
Lewis & Clark : great journey West by Bruce Neibaur( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relive an amazing tale of discovery and exploration as National Geographic brings to life the first crossing. Two hundred years after Lewis & Clark epic journey, go back in time and discover the adventure, danger, and beauty of the unmapped West
Inside Mecca by Tim Kelly( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 1,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What do a successful executive from suburban Malaysia, a religious radio commentator from rural South Africa and an Irish-born college professor from the United States have in common? They're all about to embark on the spiritual journey of a lifetime--the sacred Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca known as the hajj. One out of every five people on Earth--some 1.3 billion--practice Islam. Over 80 percent of these Muslims live outside the Middle East, but they share a single spiritual center, and each year two million Muslims visit the holy city during the hajj. During the five-day hajj, believers seek to become closer to God, ask pardon for their sins, and renew their spiritual commitment. The events of the hajj have long remained veiled from non-Muslims, who are forbidden even to enter the holy city of Mecca. But a team of Muslim filmmakers gained access to Islam's holiest place during the peak of the pilgrimage to document the event for National Geographic Television. This film reveals the many faces of modern Islam
Stress : portrait of a killer( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanford University neurobiologist Robert Sapolsky has been advancing our understanding of stress - how it impacts our bodies and how our social standing can make us more or less susceptible. Research reveals that the impact of stress can be found deep within us, shrinking our brains, adding fat to our bellies, even unraveling our chromosomes. Yet understanding how stress works can help us figure out a ways to combat it and how to live a life free of the tyranny of this contemporary plague
National Geographic's Strange days on planet Earth( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Around the globe, scientists are racing to solve a series of mysteries. They suspect we have entered a time of global change swifter than any human being has ever witnessed. Where are we headed? Can we alter this course of events?
Six degrees could change the world( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses why many scientists believe that the Earth's average temperature could rise by as much as six degrees Celsius by 2100. Explores what each rising degree could mean for the future of humanity and our planet. Illustrates how global warming has already affected the reefs of Australia, the ice fields of Greenland, and the Amazonian rain forest. Explains what's real, what's still controversial, and how existing technologies and remedies could help dial back the global thermometer
Arlington : field of honor( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Geographic presents a portrait of one of America's most sacred places, Arlington Cemetery
Egypt eternal : the quest for lost tombs by Amy Bucher( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This National Geographic Special shows treasures from the Cliffside of Tombs to the Valley of the Golden Mummies
World's most dangerous drug( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What makes methamphetamine ('meth') so powerful, addictive and destructive? Lisa Ling infiltrates the rural epidemic with footage of lab busts, police surveillance and several harrowing personal accounts. Raw inside information on a frequent subject
The human family tree( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astoria, Queens, New York is the melting pot of melting pots, with a range of skin tones, heights, weights, hair types, and eye shapes, to say nothing of their beliefs, cultures, languages, and trades. But just how different are we? At a street fair in the heart of Astoria, on a sweltering July day, geneticist Spencer Wells and his team take DNA samples from this amazingly diverse group. These samples will show how a selection of New Yorkers: a waitress, a teacher, a councilman, a fashion model, and a mother, among many others, with ethnic origins as diverse as Thai, Puerto Rican and African - are all connected; that they, like everyone else on the planet, can trace their ancestry back to the same small group of Homo sapiens who began eking out a living in Africa less than 200,000 years ago
Swinging safari by National Geographic( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Serengeti Desert to the Kalahari Plain, experience the amazing ways that animals like cheetahs, crocodiles, rhinos and elephants survive. It's the wild spirit of African animals captured by the world's finest filmmakers - plus exciting music videos too. Narrated by Dudley Moore. Intended for children ages 4-10. Bushbabies (Galago) are shown capturing a moth for food, eating tree gum, leaping between trees, carrying baby in mouth, and climbing. Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) are shown vocalizing, grooming, sleeping in nest, termite fishing (tool use), and cracking nuts with stone hammers. Their social behavior is examined, showing aggressive and positive social behavior. The black and white colobus (C. abyssinicus) is seen feeding, leaping through trees, and calling alarm vocalizations. Aunting is shown as one female takes an infant from another. Seen briefly are the gorilla and baboon (Papio). Other animals shown are the lion, zebra, meerkat, rhino and elephant
Inside the living body( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces one "everywoman's" story and examines the everyday workings of a living, functining body. Microscopic filmmaking, advanced medical technology, and state-of-the-art cardiac tomography imaging techniques are used to reveal unique perspectives on how our bodies function, grow, and mature from infancy through puberty, adulthood, and old age
Water by Peter F Shepheard( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in magnificent locations in Iceland, India, and the Middle East, this program looks at how control over water has been a central factor in human existence. Viewers take a precarious flight in a motorized paraglider to experience the water cycle up close; discover how villagers in the Himalayan foothills have built a living bridge to cope with the monsoon; and visit Egypt to study the connection between water and the regimes of the ancient Pharaohs. The result: an excellent launch point for discussing not only the undeniable role of water in any society, but also the fate of a culture that no longer has sustainable access to water sources
Brain games( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bonus program: How to build a beating heart: "Scientists are using tissue engineering to harness the body's natural powers to grow skin, muscle, body parts and vital organs, even hearts."--Video.nationalgeographic.com
Great migrations( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Takes viewers around the world on the arduous journeys millions of animals undertake to ensure the survival of their species. Shot from land and air, in trees and cliff-blinds, on ice floes and underwater, this collection tells the formidable, powerful stories of many of the planet's species and their movements, while revealing new scientific insights with breathtaking high-definition clarity."--Container
Diamonds of war : [Africa's blood diamonds]( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the black market diamond trade in Sierra Leone, which for years has funded armed civil insurrection
Ghosts of Machu Picchu : inside the Incan City in the clouds( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the years since Machu Picchu was discovered by Hiram Bingham in 1911, there have been countless theories about this Lost city of the Incas, yet it remains an enigma. NOVA joins a new generation of archaeologists as they probe areas of Machu Picchu that haven't been touched since the time of the Incas and unearth burials of the people who built the sacred site"--Container
The new world by Terrence Malick( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The latest discoveries reveal the true story of Jamestown as you've never seen it before. With exclusive access to forensics and archaeology, National Geographic reveals shocking new evidence of starvation and disease, secret plots and Spanish spies
Animal holiday( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Santa answers a whole sackful of kids' questions about animals who like to live in cold places. Penguins, whales, reindeer, and walruses lend a hand with the answers as they sing along with their own versions of Christmas songs
Inside the Pentagon by Nancy LeBrun( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interweaving the history of a nearly 70-year-old institution with the challenges it faces in the post-9/11 world, this program goes inside the Pentagon, America's military center of gravity. Along its echoing corridors, some 23,000 people are absorbed in countless different tasks. But entering the concentric gem-shaped building entails more than peering into offices and computer banks. Viewers are ushered into the heart and mind of the U.S. military, learning about the network of command centers, combat arenas, formidable weaponry, and overall culture that radiates outward from it
 
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Lewis & Clark : great journey West
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