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God on trial( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the harrowing ritual of selection for death or hard labor, a group of new inmates unsure of their appointed fates begins asking how God could allow for so much suffering. Impulsively, the men decide to put God on trial for abandoning His chosen people. Amid the outside sounds of prisoners being marched to the gas chamber, the trial unfolds. They group address the question: How can there be evil in a universe ruled by an all-powerful, benevolent God?
Shetland( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 502 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
The Celts by Frank Delaney( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the story of the Celts from their earliest roots through the flowering of their material culture, their religious beliefs and folklore, and their enduring heritage today. Includes reconstructions of iron-age villages, dramatizations of major historical events and visits to modern Celtic lands
Monarch of the glen( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archie's brother Paul returns to Glenbogle and is enlisted into helping to run the estate. Although this brings him into conflict with Archie and Lexie, it also allows Archie to think about his role and the world beyond Glenbogle
Restless( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 470 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
A history of Scotland : [the complete ten-part series] by Neil Oliver( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 361 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
Earth's natural wonders : living on the edge( Visual )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 359 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
Jig( Visual )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 323 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 300 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
Hope Springs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 224 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
The chemistry of life : milestones in genetics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dr. Adam Rutherford explores how scientists began to probe ever deeper into the cell in order to unlock the secret of life. 'Chemistry of life' begins in Tübingen, Germany, where an unlikely experiment in 1869 provided the first clue. Using pus-covered bandages from injured Prussian War soldiers and the contents of a pig's stomach, Firedrich Miescher, a keen young scientist at Europe's first biochemistry lab, made a crucial discovery about the nucleus of all cells. He found a strange molecule never seen in nature before. Since it was only found in the nucleus, he called it "nuclein"; we now know it as DNA"--Container
The hidden kingdom : early discoveries in cell science( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was a businessman, not a trained scientist, who first gained entry to the cryptic world of cells. This program relates the early history of microbiology and genetics, beginning with the story of Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, a 17th-century Dutch textile merchant with a talent for making microscopes. Moving from van Leeuwenhoek's discovery of "animalcules" to Robert Hooke's cork studies and coinage of the term cell, the film then focuses on Joseph Jackson Lister's multi-lens microscope technology, Robert Brown's identification of cell nuclei, and the collaboration of Theodor Schwann and Matthias Schleiden. Robert Remak's groundbreaking findings about cell division form the climax of the episode
Medieval lives : birth, marriage, death( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examine how the people of the Middle Ages handled three of life's great rites of passage
Heartbreak science( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 206 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
Apples, pears and paint : how to make a still life painting( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 205 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
The secret world of materials( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 202 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
The secret world of materials( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 194 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 191 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
Planet ant : life inside the colony( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 182 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
European short films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 175 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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