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PBS - Among the Righteous: Lost Stories from the Holocaust in Arab Lands (2010)

PBS - Among the Righteous: Lost Stories from the Holocaust in Arab Lands (2010)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3623 Kbps | 54mn 40s | 1.46 GB
Audio: English AC-3 192 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, History

Thousands of people have been honored for saving Jews during the Holocaust—but not a single Arab. Did any Arabs save Jews during the Holocaust? That's the question author and head of a Washington Institute Robert Satloff had in mind when he set out to discover the lost, true stories of survival, courage and betrayal in Arab lands during World War II. Seeking a response to that query, Satloff set off post 9/11 to find an Arab hero whose story would change the way Arabs view Jews, themselves and their own history.

PBS - Frontline: The Education of Omarina (2016)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Dec. 6, 2016
PBS - Frontline: The Education of Omarina (2016)

PBS - Frontline: The Education of Omarina (2016)
HDTV | 1920x1080 | .MKV/AVC @ 1410 Kbps | 23mn 30s | 1.08 GiB
Audio: English AAC 159 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

The Education of Omarina continues a story FRONTLINE has been following since 2012 showing how an innovative program to stem the high school dropout crisis has affected one girl’s journey, from a public middle school in the Bronx to an elite New England private school, and now on to college.

PBS Nova - The Great Math Mystery (2015)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Dec. 5, 2016
PBS Nova - The Great Math Mystery (2015)

PBS Nova - The Great Math Mystery (2015)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 2675 Kbps | 53mn 50s | 1.07 GB
Audio: English AAC 153 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, Science

NOVA leads viewers on a mathematical mystery tour–a provocative exploration of math's astonishing power across the centuries. We discover math's signature in the swirl of a nautilus shell, the whirlpool of a galaxy, and the spiral in the center of a sunflower. Math was essential to everything from the first wireless radio transmissions to the successful landing of rovers on Mars. But where does math get its power?

PBS Nova - Rise of the Robots (2016)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Dec. 2, 2016
PBS Nova - Rise of the Robots (2016)

PBS Nova - Rise of the Robots (2016)
HDTV | 1920 x 1080 | .MKV/AVC @ 3172 Kbps | 53mn 25s | 1.24 GB
Audio: English AAC 161 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, Science, Technology

Machines are everywhere. They run our factory assembly lines and make our coffee. But robots-machines with human-like capabilities-have long been the stuff of science fiction. Until now. Fueled by an ambitious DARPA challenge, the race is on to design a robot that can replace humans in disaster relief situations.

PBS Nova - 3D Spies of WWII (2012) [Repost]  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Aug. 27, 2016
PBS Nova - 3D Spies of WWII (2012) [Repost]

PBS Nova - 3D Spies of WWII (2012)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3226 Kbps | 55mn 10s | 1.33 GB
Audio: English AAC 137 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

During World War II, Hitler's scientists developed terrifying new weapons of mass destruction. Alarmed by rumors about advanced rockets and missiles, Allied intelligence recruited a team of brilliant minds from British universities and Hollywood studios to a country house near London. Here, they secretly pored over millions of air photos shot at great risk over German territory by specially converted, high-flying Spitfires.

PBS - POV: What Tomorrow Brings (2016)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Nov. 28, 2016
PBS - POV: What Tomorrow Brings (2016)

PBS - POV: What Tomorrow Brings (2016)
HDTV | 1920x1080 | .MKV/HEVC @ 2003 Kbps | 53mn 8s | 812 MiB
Audio: English AAC 128 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

What Tomorrow Brings follows one year in the life of the first all-girls school in a remote, conservative Afghan village. The film traces the inter-connected stories of those who bring the school to life: students, teachers, village elders, parents, and school founder Razia Jan. While the girls learn to read and write, their education goes far beyond the classroom to become lessons about tradition and time. They discover their school is the one place they can turn to understand the differences between the lives they were born into and the lives they dream of leading.

PBS - POV: Thank You For Playing (2016)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Nov. 28, 2016
PBS - POV: Thank You For Playing (2016)

PBS - POV: Thank You For Playing (2016)
HDTV | 1920x1080 | .MKV/HEVC @ 1450 Kbps | 1h 19mn | 903 MiB
Audio: English AAC 129 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

When Ryan Green, a video game programmer, learns that his young son Joel has cancer, he and his wife begin documenting their emotional journey with a poetic video game. Thank You for Playing follows Ryan and his family over two years creating "That Dragon, Cancer," which evolves from a cathartic exercise into a critically acclaimed work of art that sets the gaming industry abuzz.

PBS - Helen of Troy (2005)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Nov. 26, 2016
PBS - Helen of Troy (2005)

PBS - Helen of Troy (2005)
DVB | 688 x 384 | .AVI/XviD @ 1906 Kbps | 2x~50mn | English MP3 128 Kbps, 2 channels | 1.45 GB
Genre: Documentary, History

Acclaimed presenter of historic documentaries, Bettany Hughes, embarks on a journey across the eastern Mediterranean to discover the truth about Helen of Troy, the woman blamed for causing the Trojan War. Following weapons experts, the two-hour film shows how the conflict in Helen's name would have been fought, unraveling the reality from the myths and putting flesh on "the face that launched a thousand ships."

PBS - Pearl Harbor: Into the Arizona (2016)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Nov. 24, 2016
PBS - Pearl Harbor: Into the Arizona (2016)

PBS - Pearl Harbor: Into the Arizona (2016)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3333 Kbps | 55mn 10s | 1.35 GB
Audio: English AAC 160 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

The USS Arizona has been resting on Pearl Harbor's ocean floor for the past 75 years. For the first time since it was destroyed in 1941, scientists have the technology to take an in-depth look inside the ship. Once considered the pride of its fleet, the Arizona has taken on drastic changes in the shallow waters of the Pearl. This comprehensive search of the USS Arizona sheds light on one of the darkest days in American history.

PBS - Pearl Harbor USS Oklahoma: The Final Story (2016)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Nov. 24, 2016
PBS - Pearl Harbor USS Oklahoma: The Final Story (2016)

PBS - Pearl Harbor USS Oklahoma: The Final Story (2016)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3064 Kbps | 55mn 9s | 1.24 GB
Audio: English AAC 160 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

December 7, 1941. The Japanese launch an unprecedented attack over the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Their main target: the U.S. Naval fleet stationed at Pearl Harbor.