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The Brain with David Eagleman, Episode 6, Who Will We Be?
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directed by Nic Stacey, fl. 2007-2015, in The Brain with David Eagleman, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 59 mins

Neuroscientist David Eagleman explores the wonders of the human brain in an epic series that reveals the ultimate story of us, why we feel and think the things we do. The Brain blends science with innovative visual effects and compelling personal stories, and addresses some big questions. By understanding the huma...

directed by Nic Stacey, fl. 2007-2015, in The Brain with David Eagleman, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 59 mins
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Mom's Home
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written by Maureen Judge, 1955-; directed by Maureen Judge, 1955-; produced by Maureen Judge, 1955-, Makin' Movies Inc. (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 57 mins
MOM'S HOME A film by Maureen Judge Here is a compassionate and intimate documentary about aging mothers who live with their adult daughters. The stories realistically portray the pain of loneliness, the ailments, and the difficult financial circumstances experienced by many single, widowed and divorced women who...
written by Maureen Judge, 1955-; directed by Maureen Judge, 1955-; produced by Maureen Judge, 1955-, Makin' Movies Inc. (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 57 mins
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The Mystery of Sleep
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written by Mel Stuart, 1928-2012; directed by Mel Stuart, 1928-2012; produced by Mel Stuart, 1928-2012 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 47 mins
This film explores the strange and relatively unknown world of sleep—a world in which we spend approximately one third of our lives. The Mystery of Sleep shows how the discovery of REM (Rapid Eye Movement) during our dream period) in the early 1950’s by Dr. Nathaniel Kleitman at the University of Chicago, brou...
written by Mel Stuart, 1928-2012; directed by Mel Stuart, 1928-2012; produced by Mel Stuart, 1928-2012 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 47 mins
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The Brain That Changes Itself
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directed by Mike Sheerin; produced by Mike Sheerin, 90th Parallel Productions Ltd. and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 44 mins
For centuries the human brain has been thought of as incapable of fundamental change. People suffering from neurological defects, brain damage or strokes were usually written-off as hopeless cases. But recent and continuing research into the human brain is radically changing how we look at the potential for neurol...
directed by Mike Sheerin; produced by Mike Sheerin, 90th Parallel Productions Ltd. and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 44 mins
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Horizon, Season 46, Episode 5, Why Do We Talk?
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directed by Damon Thomas, fl. 1998; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 46, Episode 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 59 mins
Across the world, 6,000 different languages are spoken and the average human speaks 370 million words in their lifetime. But where did language come from? And how and why did we learn to speak? From Chinese whispers at Edinburgh University to singing in Vienna and a man in Boston who has filmed the first three yea...
directed by Damon Thomas, fl. 1998; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 46, Episode 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 59 mins
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Lick Salt
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written by Ryan Feldman; directed by Ryan Feldman; produced by Ryan Feldman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 58 mins
This portrait of the relationship between the filmmaker and his grandmother will be a resource for those who work with the elderly. Ryan has been out of touch with his family, and especially his grandmother whom he hasn’t seen in fifteen years… until his grandfather’s funeral reconnects them. She is lonely...
written by Ryan Feldman; directed by Ryan Feldman; produced by Ryan Feldman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 58 mins
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Horizon, Season 45, Episode 13, What's the Problem with Nudity?
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directed by Paul King, fl. 2002-2014; presented by Kerri Johnson, fl. 2000 and George Fieldman, fl. 1964; with George Fieldman, fl. 1964; produced by Paul King, fl. 2002-2014, in Horizon, Season 45, Episode 13 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 51 mins
Warning, this item contains graphic content.
Ten volunteers undress inside a peep-show booth. They're being watched, and they know it. Behind a bank of two-way mirrors a row of anonymous eyes look on. But who's more uncomfortable, the watchers or the watched? There are lots of theories about why we lost our fur. Charles Darwin guessed our ancestors simply fo...
directed by Paul King, fl. 2002-2014; presented by Kerri Johnson, fl. 2000 and George Fieldman, fl. 1964; with George Fieldman, fl. 1964; produced by Paul King, fl. 2002-2014, in Horizon, Season 45, Episode 13 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 51 mins
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The Enigma of Sleep
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written by Enrico Cerasuolo, 1968-; produced by ZENIT, LES FILMS, D'ICI, ZDF Television, ARTE, Discovery Channel, Finnish Broadcasting Company and Radiotelevisione Svizzera (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour
Sleep disorders are little understood although the lives of many people are dramatically affected by them. This fascinating documentary brings us to laboratories in Italy, France, Israel and Switzerland where researchers are trying to untangle the mysterious working of the brain in order to help those who suffer f...
written by Enrico Cerasuolo, 1968-; produced by ZENIT, LES FILMS, D'ICI, ZDF Television, ARTE, Discovery Channel, Finnish Broadcasting Company and Radiotelevisione Svizzera (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour
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History of Psychology, Volume 2, Freud, Jung, and Psychoanalysis
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directed by Banning Lary, fl. 1972-2015; produced by Banning Lary, fl. 1972-2015, Promedion, in History of Psychology, Volume 2 (Lexington, KY: Promedion, 2006), 35 mins
Darwin's theories of evolution and adaptation open new vistas in the role of human consciousness as psychology embraces the scientific work of Hemholtz, Wundt, James and Munsterberg, setting the stage for the work of Freud, Jung and Adler.
directed by Banning Lary, fl. 1972-2015; produced by Banning Lary, fl. 1972-2015, Promedion, in History of Psychology, Volume 2 (Lexington, KY: Promedion, 2006), 35 mins
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Match Made
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written by Mirabelle Ang; directed by Mirabelle Ang; produced by Mirabelle Ang (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 48 mins
Marriage customs reveal much about the economic and social structure of a country. This documentary, filmed in Ho Chi Minh City, chronicles the search of an awkward 38-year-od Singaporean for a young, beautiful Vietnamese bride, with the help of a marriage broker. Ricky, the bachelor, sits in a modest hotel room,...
written by Mirabelle Ang; directed by Mirabelle Ang; produced by Mirabelle Ang (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 48 mins
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