Teilhard: Visionary Scientist

1h 57m

The life of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, a French priest-paleontologist-visionary, suppressed by his Jesuit order for advocating evolution is revealed in a drama of personal awakening, a search for meaning, scientific adventure, unresolved conflict with authority, and human love.

Episodes

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    Teilhard: Visionary Scientist

    1h 57m

    The life of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, a French priest-paleontologist-visionary, suppressed by his Jesuit order for advocating evolution is revealed in a drama of personal awakening, a search for meaning, scientific adventure, unresolved conflict with authority, and human love.

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    Bicentennial Bonsai: Emissaries of Peace

    27m 16s

    In 1975, only 30 years after the United States and Japan have been at war, Japan gave 53 priceless bonsai trees to the United States in celebration of the U.S. Bicentennial. Some bonsai were several hundred years old. One had remarkably survived the bombing of Hiroshima. “Bicentennial Bonsai: Emissaries of Peace” chronicles this historic gift, with rare interviews and archival footage.

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    MSG: Mysterious Savory Grains

    12m 42s

    Chef Tim Ma shares his Chinese culture through his food and debunks the negative and unsavory stigma around MSG, better known as monsodium glutamate.

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    LIFT - Connecting Humanity

    1h 27m

    LIFT – Connecting Humanity is a documentary celebrating the simple goodness of humankind. Shot in locations across the world, including Malawi, Syria, Afghanistan, Scotland, Cambodia, India, the Philippines, Greece, Nepal, Ghana and the United States, LIFT explores the history of modern philanthropy and profiles stories of people who have devoted their lives to lifting the lives of others.

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    Beyond the Bridge

    14m 53s

    Beyond the Bridge is the story of two community leaders who turned a practical conversation about light bulbs and safety into an international public art festival in Mexico. Considered an act of Creative Placemaking, the Akumal Arts Festival united all sectors of the community to collaborate with artists and strengthen the local web of life.

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    The SixTripleEight

    1h 12m

    In February 1945, the U.S. Army sent the Six Triple Eight, 855 women from the Women's Army Corps (WACs), to England and France to clear the backlog of mail in the European Theater of Operations. They were the only predominantly-Black female battalion to serve in Europe during WWII, and were confronted with racism and sexism from their own leadership and troops.

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    The Tower Road Bus

    58m 37s

    In the 1970s, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the constitutionality of busing children to achieve racial integration in schools. One African-American teacher and principal, Dotson Burns, Jr, navigates the frustration among students and teachers at an elementary school in Prince George's County, Maryland.

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    The Hello Girls

    56m 21s

    In 1918, the U.S. Army Signal Corps sent 223 women to France as telephone operators to help win the Great War. They were intrepid, united in a common cause and like Joan of Arc before them, they wanted to save France. Told through 100-year-old letters, photos, rare archival footage, and interviews with family and historians, this documentary brings to life a story that was almost entirely unknown.

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    Into the Night: Darkness and Light

    1h 57m

    We don't know how. We don't know when. But death comes to us all. To be human is to wrestle with this truth. "Into The Night: Darkness and Light" presents the stories of nine fascinating men and women from various walks of life who are grappling with these questions of life and death, and have been forever changed by their dramatic, life-changing experiences.

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    Into the Night: Portraits of Life and Death

    1h 56m

    Learn how an astrophysicist, preacher, philosopher and artisanal mortician grapple with universal questions of mortality. Weaving science, cryonics, near-death stories and green burials, this film invites us to rethink our place in the universe.

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    2023 Maryland 5 Star: Day 4: Show Jumping and Awards

    2h 54m

    A proud part of the state of Maryland’s prestigious horse and equestrian tradition, Maryland 5 Star showcases four days of competition in Dressage, Cross-Country, and Show Jumping ending with the awards ceremony.

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    2023 Maryland 5 Star: Day 3: Cross-Country

    2h 51m

    A proud part of the state of Maryland’s prestigious horse and equestrian tradition, Maryland 5 Star showcases four days of competition in Dressage, Cross-Country, and Show Jumping.

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