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The Men Who Built America
DVD

Meet the titans of industry who forged the foundations of a modern America and continue to inspire the pursuit of the fabled American Dream. In this epic mini-series, HISTORY shines a spotlight on the influential builders, dreamers and believers whose feats of enterprise during the Gilded Age transf...

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Secret Impressionists
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Secret Impressionists tells the story of the art revolution at the core of the Impressionist movement, through an exploration of fifty legendary paintings – hidden treasures previously inaccessible to the general public, now on display in Rome for the very first time.

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Unidentified: Inside America's UFO Investigation: Seasons 1-2
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(5.0) 2

In December of 2017, The New York Times published a stunning front-page expose about the Pentagon's mys­terious UFO programme, the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program (AATIP). Featuring an interview with a former military intelligence official and Special Agent In-Charge, Luis Elizondo,...

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Churchill's Bodyguard
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In almost any piece of film of Britain's great wartime leader, there is one man in the background anonymous and secret, his critical role in saving Churchill's life from a series of attacks hidden from the wider public. After the war, Walter Thompson's censored book told just part of the story his ...

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Hermitage: The Power Of Art
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The film treats The Hermitage as a living being. It tells the story of the daily life of the museum today continuously leaving the ‘here and now’ to retrace two and a half centuries A wonderful complex of buildings with the largest collection of paintings in the world. St. Petersburg and the Hermit...

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Oil In The Blood
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(5.0) 1

This isn't a film about motorcycles. It's about motorcycle people. ‘Oil in the Blood’ is a documentary feature film on the contemporary custom motorcycle culture. The philosophy of individualism is embedded in motorcycling. The desire to be different and unique, is at the root of the motorcyclist's...

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Tintoretto: A Rebel In Venice
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With the enchanting narrative voice of Helena Bonham Carter, a new exciting cinema production celebrates the 500th anniversary of the birth of the last great artist of the Italian Renaissance. It will explore the rivalry among the most important Venetian artists of the 16th century: Tintoretto, Titi...

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The Queen's Mother In Law
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(5.0) 2

The Queen's Mother In Law We all know about the late Queen Mum one of Britains most instantly recognisable figures. But few have even heard of the Queens mother-in-law, Princess Alice. And yet, the life story of Prince Philips mother almost defies belief. A great granddaughter of Queen Victoria, Pr...

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Bloody Britain
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When history was really horrible. Fresh, innovative, entertaining and revelatory, Bloody Britain combines strong historical research and storytelling with hands-on historical experiments (such as building and firing a trebuchet), an entertaining but extremely passionate presenter and atmospheric an...

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Gauguin In Tahiti: Paradise Lost
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In 1891 Gauguin left Marseille for the Pacific, marking the beginning of a journey towards the essence of life and art, and forging his destiny as one of the greatest modern painters who ever lived.

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Washington
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(5.0) 1

HISTORY's six-hour, three-night miniseries event “Washington” will chip away at the bronzed and marbled image of America's first President and bring to life the man whose name is known to all, but whose epic story is understood by few. Narrated by Emmy award-winning actor Jeff Daniels and executive ...

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Guilty
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The final 72-hours in the life of Myuran Sukumaran, the Bali-9 convicted criminal who became an accomplished artist while in Kerobokan prison under the tutorship of artist Ben Quilty. Director Matthew Sleeth – who worked with Ben Quilty in Kerobokan Prison throughout Myuran Sukumaran's re­habilitati...

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The Prado Museum: A Collection Of Wonders
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On the occasion of the official 200th anniversary celebrations, this documentary is the first cinematic journey through the rooms, stories and emotions of one of the most visited museums in the world. Its wealth of over 8000 art treasures is a spell-binding experience drawing almost 3 million visit...

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Kedi
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(4.7) 21

Hundreds of thousands of cats roam the streets of Istanbul, neither wild nor tame. This is the story of seven of them. For millennia, cats have roamed the city of Istanbul. Granted freedom and respect, they wander in and out of peoples lives, an essential part of this rich and proud city. Claiming n...

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Maverick Modigliani
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Marking the centenary of the death of Amedeo Modigliani (1884–1920), this special cinema event will delve into the story of a remarkable talent that surpassed legend and stereotypes.

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House Of Cardin
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Millions know the iconic logo and ubiquitous signature but few know the man behind the larger than life label.Ultimately we seek to answer the question: Who is Pierre Cardin? What is the story behind this legendary icon?House of Cardin is a rare peek into the mind of a genius, an authourized feature...

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Hunting Hitler - Season 2
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(5.0) 5

Hunting Hitler CIA veteran Bob Baer and UN war crimes investigator Dr. John Cencich continue their investigation to uncover the true fate of Hitler and the Nazi trail at the end of WWII. Now with access to 14,000 pages of declassified documents, Baer and Cencich deploy dozens of experts armed with ...

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He named me Malala
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(5.0) 1

He named me Malala on DVD. This film is an intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, who was wounded when Taliban gunmen opened fire on her and her friends' school bus in Pakistan's Swat Valley. The then 15-year-old teenager, who had been targeted for speaking out on behalf of girls' education in her ...

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Presidents at War
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Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush. Eight remarkable men who served in World War 11 and went on to become Commanders-in-Chief. This is the story of how their war experiences changed them, how they e...

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Lost Treasures of Egypt
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Egypt as you've never seen it before An immersive, action-packed and discovery-led series following International teams of Egyptologists as they unearth the world's richest seam of ancient archaeology – Egypt's Valley of the Kings. For a full season of excavations and with unprecedented access to t...

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Black Panther Woman
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In 1972 Marlene Cummins fell in love with the leader of the Australian Black Panther Party. With the break up of that relationship, she spiralled into a cycle of addiction that left her on the streets. 40 years later Marlene travels to a gathering of international Black Panthers in New York. The jou...

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Hiroshima: 75 Years Later
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HIROSHIMA: 75 YEARS LATER Marking the anniversary of the first detonation of a nuclear weapon in wartime and the swift end it brought to World War II, this special features never-before-seen archival footage, long-suppressed colour film from the immediate aftermath of the bomb, and overlooked audio ...

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Ancient Empires
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(5.0) 2

Delve into the world of Ancient Civilisations, from the cities and empires it spawned to the crucial battles that altered history itself. Prepare for a riveting portrayal of the most exciting battles of ancient history–as well as the tales of betrayal, lust, conquest, and brutality that accompanied ...

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Honeyland
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(5.0) 1

The Most Awarded Film out of the 2019 Sundance Film Festival Nestled in an isolated mountain region deep within the Balkans, Hatidze Muratova lives with her ailing mother in a village without roads, electricity or running water. She’s the last in a long line of wild beekeepers, eking out a living f...

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Casablancas: The Man Who Loved Women
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The true story of one of the world's greatest supermodel agents When he created the Elite modeling agency in the 1970s, John Casablancas invented the concept of the supermodel. If names like Naomi, Cindy, Linda, Iman, Gisele or Kate are part of popular culture today, it's mostly his doing. Living a...

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Anne Frank: Parallel Stories
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(4.0) 2

Anne Frank was born in Frankfurt on 12th June 1929 and this year she would have been 90 years old. The documentary film tells the story of her life through the pages of her diary: an extraordinary text that has made the tragedy of Nazism known to millions of readers all over the world, and revealed ...

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Lost Gold Of World War II
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(5.0) 2

It is the last great mystery of WWII. The fabled Yamashita Treasure, a massive stash of gold bars and rubies worth billions, reportedly dumped in a cave by Japanese soldiers retreating from allied forces. While the fortune has become a legend, many experts claim there is no evidence it ever existed....

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Unidentified: Inside America's UFO Investigation: Season 2
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In December 2017, The New York Times ran a front-page story on a secret government program that studied UFOs and the threat of alien invasion. Championed by American senators and shadowy billionaires alike, the program ran from 2007 to 2012 and allegedly compiled a trove of evidence into a 600-page ...

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Water Lilies of Monet: The Magic of Water And Light
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A journey through the masterpieces and obsessions of the Genius of the Impressionism. With the invaluable contribution of Ross King, author of the best seller Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies. A journey down the River Seine, from Le Havre to Paris and then up the ri...

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Tickled
DVD
(5.0) 2

Tickled After stumbling upon a bizarre “competitive endurance tickling” video online, wherein young men are paid to be tied up and tickled, reporter David Farrier reaches out to request a story from the company. But the reply he receives is shocking-the sender mocks Farrier's sexual orientation and...

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Martha: A Picture Story
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Martha Cooper is an unexpected icon of the street art movement – a tiny, grey-haired figure running alongside crews of masked graffiti artists. In the 1970’s, as the boroughs of New York City burned, she worked as a photographer for the New York Post, seeking images of creativity and play where othe...

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Klimt And Schiele: Eros And Psyche
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(4.0) 1

1918. As the roar of the First World War cannons is dying out, in Vienna, the heart of Central Europe, a golden age comes to an end. The Austro-Hungarian Empire is beginning to disintegrate. Since the dawn of the century, Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele have fundamentally changed the feeling of art, t...

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Captain Cook DVD
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(4.7) 3

" I had ambition not only to go farther than any man has been before me, but as far as it was possible for a man to go " James Cook It's high adventure, triumph and tragedy as we journey around the world in the wake of one of the greatest explorers of all time James Cook. A hero to some and a curse ...

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Spookers
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(5.0) 2

A Family Like No Other As night falls at Spookers, dozens of seemingly ordinary people become freaks, zombies and chainsaw-wielding clowns. Every weekend come rain, hail or shine, this diverse group of amateur performers unite to terrify punters at the southern hemisphere’s lar­gest scream park, si...

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Shocking Asia
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(5.0) 1

Now available in New Zealand on Single DVD, this cult classic from 1976 could be considered one of the predecessors to the Reality Genre. A mind-twisting chronicle of alien rituals and ceremonies practiced in the remotest areas of the mysterious Far East. Venture into the erotic temples of...

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U-Boats: Churchill's Worst Nightmare
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DISC ONE – U-BOAT WAR As the coastal neon burned brightly at night from New York to Florida, Americans were unaware that just a few miles offshore lurked one of the world s most potent military forces. Poised to strike against their country, Hitler s U-boats had arrived on the American seaboards. Wa...

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Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story
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(4.0) 3

What do the most ravishingly beautiful actress of the 1930s and 40s and the inventor whose concepts were the basis of cell phone and bluetooth technology have in common? They are both Hedy Lamarr, the glamour icon whose ravishing visage was the inspiration for Snow White and Cat Woman and a technolo...

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The Salt Of The Earth
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(4.8) 5

For the last 40 years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling in the footsteps of an ever changing humanity. He has witnessed the major events of our recent history; international conflicts, starvation and exodus. He is now embarking on the discovery of pristine territories, of the w...

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Nazi Megastructures: Seasons 1-7 Collection
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High-tech superguns. Weapons of mass destruction. In the quest for world domination, the Nazis built some of the biggest and deadliest pieces of military hardware and malevolent technology in history. These weapons changed the face of modern warfare forever. Witness the hidden remains of Hitler's mo...

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Dior And I
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(4.5) 2

Established in the fashion world as a minimalist designer, Simons has both his reputation and the legacy of Dior on the line when appointed Creative Director of the iconic Parisian brand. With only eight weeks to complete the collection, Simons and his dedicated group of collaborators work around th...

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