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God on trial( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Es el año de 1943 y un grupo de hombres a la espera de su destino en el más grande campo de concentración en Auschwitz, incluyendo a un físico, un fabricante de guantes, dos rabinos y un profesor de derecho. Enfrentándose a una desesperada lucha constante no sólo para sobrevivir, sino para cuestionarse el verdadero sentido de su existencia. A medida que esperan para saber si han sido seleccionados para entrar a las cámaras de gas, estos prisioneros llevados al límite por la crueldad de los nazis se cuestionan la respuesta a la pregunta ¿Cuál es la naturaleza de Dios que puede permitir tantoo sufrimiento? El juicio de Dios es una extraordinaria historia del galardonado escritor Frank Cottrell Boyce, protagonizada por un elenco estelar internacional
Shetland( Visual )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows DI Jimmy Perez and his team as they investigate crime within the close knit island community. In this isolated and sometimes inhospitable environment, the team have to rely on a uniquely resourceful style of policing
Restless( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman finds out that her mother worked as a spy for the British Secret Service during World War II and has been on the run ever since
Earth's natural wonders : living on the edge( Visual )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PBS version of a BBC/PBS coproduction. Examines the natural wonders of six continents (including Mount Everest's Khumbu Icefall, the Amazon, the Grand Canyon, Victoria Falls, the Camargue, and ocean reefs), focusing on how the natural features of each locale affects the life and culture of its inhabitants
A history of Scotland : [the complete ten-part series] by Neil Oliver( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling and comprehensive series that charts the birth and growth of the Scottish nation. Each of the ten thought-provoking episodes brings a fresh perspective to Scotland's past and challenges many of the perceived notions of Scottish history. With stunning, award-winning cinematography and mesmerizing narrative, the series tells of battles and allegiances, political intrigue, and religious conflict. Includes a booklet
Planet ant : life inside the colony( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program takes us inside a million strong ant colony, housed in a specially constructed glass nest, that allows us to see the inner workings of this society, in a way never seen before. The latest filming techniques reveal in vivid detail the behavior of individual ants, from queens to workers and soldiers, while radio frequency identification tagging builds up a unique picture of how they mobilize to achieve complex feats. The program discovers what happens when the queen is removed from the nest, investigates how ants can solve mathematical problems that defeat modern computers, and asks in what ways a study of ant behavior could help us better organize our own societies. A BBC/Science Channel co-production
Jig( Visual )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the remarkable story of the 40th Irish Dancing World Championships, held in March 2010 in Glasgow. Thousands of dancers, their families, and teachers from around the globe descend upon Glasgow for one drama-filled week. Clad in wigs, makeup, fake tan, diamonds, and dresses costing thousands of pounds, they compete for the coveted world titles
Young James Herriot by Gary Lewis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before he became famous, a wide-eyed and eager James Herriot arrived at Glasgow Veterinary College to pursue the career he'd dreamed of since childhood. Unfolding against the backdrop of profound social change at home and abroad, Young James Herriot is a fascinating look at the backstory of a beloved author
The hidden kingdom : early discoveries in cell science( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first in a three-part series in which biologist Adam Rutherford looks in depth at cells. This part begins by looking back to the first discovery of a cell under the microscope, in Holland, 1674. The history of the cell is bound up with the history of microscopes and the improvement of lenses. We hear how Antoni van Leeuwenhoek discovered the microscopic world of cell life in the late 17th century, and the role of Robert Hooke in deciphering this. Eventually, though, the imagination of the microscope pioneers wasn't matched by their technology. However, philosophers such as van Helmont believed that life emerged spontaneously and did not make a connection with the findings of Hooke and Leeuwenhoek. Robert Brown discovered the nucleus while researching plant life at Kew Gardens; this was to be a major influence on cell theory as was his later Brownian motion to inspire atomic theory. The design of greater microscopes was begun by Joseph Lister; Theodor Schwann utilised this new technology when investigating human and animal flesh but still it was only when he encountered the botanical studies of Matthias Schleiden that the theory of cell life was born. However, they were mistaken in thinking that new cells emerged through spontaneous generation. In Paris, Louis Pasteur successfully countered this theory but it was Robert Remak who discovered cell division, founding the field of embryology
The chemistry of life : milestones in genetics by John H Dustman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the student to the common types of biological molecules and the basic principles of chemistry important for an understanding of cellular functions
Hope Springs by Mark Herman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ex-cons Ellie, Hannah, Shoo, and Josie have done their time. Now they just want to disappear to Barbados with the money they had stolen from Ellie's gangster husband, Roy. When a twist of fate leaves them without passports, they flee to a remote village in Scotland where they buy a run-down hotel
Apples, pears and paint : how to make a still life painting( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This richly detailed film journeys through the epic history of still life painting, featuring a range of delights from the earliest existing mural paintings discovered at Pompeii to the cubist masterpieces of Picasso. Awash with rich imagery of fruit and flowers as well as humble domestic objects, this lively take on the story of still life encompasses the work of some of the genre's greatest artists, from Caravaggio to Cezanne. Still Life is also brought up to date by contemporary artists. Israeli born Ori Gersht's super slow motion films presents the medium in a way it has never been seen before. With contributions from historians and art experts, this colorful program opens up the huge social histories that lie behind the paintings and the fascinating lives of the people who made them
Heartbreak science( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Is the heart more than just a muscular pump? Does it have a neurological importance, or perhaps even a mental or emotional capacity, overlooked by modern science? This program examines controversial theories about the heart emerging from diverse perspectives. Dr. Rollin McCraty of central California's Institute of HeartMath outlines basic ideas of cardiac-related emotional intelligence; Dr. Gary Schwartz, director of the VERITAS Research Program at the University of Arizona, explains his notions of recurrent feedback and cellular memory and their basis in heart transplant cases; while Dr. Harry Burns, Scotland's Chief Medical Officer, offers a more mainstream medical view. Contains graphic footage of heart surgery. A Prospero Production for BBC."--Container
The secret world of materials by Angela Lorenz( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science has created more new materials in the last 100 years than in all of the rest of history - and this is just the beginning. In this program, materials scientist Dr. Mark Miodownik explores the history, production, and use of plastic, including a new generation that takes its inspiration from nature
Medieval lives : birth, marriage, death( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examine how the people of the Middle Ages handled three of life's great rites of passage
The secret world of materials( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It has only been in the last 60 years that science has unraveled the secrets of metal at the atomic level, learning how it can be strong enough to build empires but soft enough to be crumbled in the hand. In this program, materials scientist Dr. Mark Miodownik explains the history, production, and uses of metal
Supermarket sleuth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We're used to hearing bad news about our food. What's the good news? In this program, host Cherry Healey puts favorite supermarket staples to the test and uncovers the surprising secrets and unexpected powers of the food we take for granted. With the help of members of the public and a team of experts, she investigates how milk can help muscles recover from exercise; what effect the way we brew tea has on its health benefits; why there's more to potato chips than meets the eye; how many eggs we can safely eat; and whether we really can be addicted to chocolate. Using science to sort fact from fiction, she sheds new light on the food we all eat
European short films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second collection of European short films from Cinema16. This specially compiled two-disc edition of classic, cult and award winning shorts from European filmmakers marks the launch of Cinema16 in the US. It features previously unseen short films and early works by some of today's most notable European filmmakers, as well as award-winning films from its rising stars. The release features some of the best shorts from Cinema16's previous releases as well as some new additions
 
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