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Black and Cuba - Students Explore Race and Society in Cuba
Black and Cuba follows street-smart Ivy League students who are outcasts at their elite university, as they band together and adventure to Cuba to see if revolution is truly possible. Intent on sharing their experiences, the students film their journey…
The Scripture of Nature
Part of the Series: Ken Burns: The National Parks
PBS
In 1851, word spreads across the country of a beautiful area of California's Yosemite Valley, attracting visitors who wish to exploit the land's scenery for commercial gain and those who wish to keep it pristine. Among the latter is a…
The Last Refuge
Part of the Series: Ken Burns: The National Parks
PBS
By the end of the 19th century, widespread industrialization has left many Americans worried about whether the country - once a vast wilderness - will have any pristine land left. At the same time, poachers in the parks are rampant,…
Impact of Tourism: Thailand
Part of the Series: Sustainable Tourism Collection
Beautiful beaches, wonderful scenery and friendly people -- Thailand seems the ideal tourist destination. But what don't they tell you in the holiday brochure? The Thai tourist authority is pushing "ecotourism", which, in theory at least, doesn't damage the environment.…
The Struggle For Sustainable Tourism
Part of the Series: Sustainable Tourism Collection
The People of Santa Lucia, a farming community on the slopes of the Andes, were forced to abandon their traditional way of life because of laws brought in to protect the cloud forest where they live. THE ECO LODGE: Before,…
Maidentrip - A Teen's Solo Voyage Around the World
14-year-old Laura Dekker sets out - camera in hand - on a two-year voyage in pursuit of her dream to be the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone. In the wake of a year-long battle with Dutch…
Walking The West - 2600 Miles from Mexico to Canada Along the Pacific Crest Trail
A New Zealander and an Irishman, quit their jobs, cash in their savings and walk 2,626 miles from Mexico to Canada along one of the longest and most challenging foot trails in the world, the Pacific Crest Trail.
India to Sri Lanka
Part of the Series: Around the World in 80 Treasures
BBC
Documentary series in which Dan Cruickshank travels the world in search of man's greatest creations. In Calcutta, he tangles with a 10-armed naked goddess and is moved to passion in the Cave of Heavenly Maidens. Dan's on a journey of…
World Tourism Case Studies
Tourism is a huge global industry which is having a major impact on the economy, culture and environment of many different countries. Five films explore examples from across the world. Clip #1: "China" - Clip #2: "USA" - Clip #3:…
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Bangkok - Mega City in the Developing World
Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, is a fascinating case study of a large city in the developing world. With around 10 million people as the city enters the 21st century, this is a mega city with a mix of traditional…
Bosnia to France and Home
Part of the Series: Around the World in 80 Treasures
BBC
Documentary series in which Dan Cruickshank travels the world in search of man's greatest creations. Dan's final journey begins in Mostar in Bosnia and its famous bridge spanning the Christian and Muslim worlds. Then it's on to Athens and the…
Muddy Waters: Life and Death on the Great Barrier Reef
By 2010, forty per cent of the world's coral reefs may be dead. By 2030, half of the Great Barrier Reef may be gone. Parts of it are already dying, but the reasons have not always been clear. Global warming…
Minds In The Water
Follows the quest of professional surfer Dave Rastovich and his friends to protect dolphins, whales and the oceans they all share. Through Dave's journey--a five-year adventure spanning the globe from Australia to the Galapagos, Tonga, California, Alaska and Japan--we see…
South Africa 1: Cape Town
Part of the Series: Exploring the World Series: Africa
This is a memorable tour of Cape Town, South Africa, one of the most beautiful cities in the world, which is situated on the southwestern tip of Africa and includes historic buildings of the Old Cape Dutch and English architecture.…
Innocents Abroad
A warmly amusing look at a bus-full of American tourists on a whirlwind tour of Europe. The eclectic soundtrack includes Mozart, Bob Dylan, Sandy Denny, Jonathan Richman, others. Innocents Abroad takes an amusing look at how Europeans and Americans stereotype…
Searching for Nepal
Searching For Nepal chronicles the emotional and cultural journey of a former Peace Corps Volunteer as he returns to Nepal, seeking out his adopted family in the aftermath of Nepal's Maoist civil war. Filmed entirely on location, this exotic, soul-searching…
Impact of Tourism: Kenya
Part of the Series: Sustainable Tourism Collection
Tourism is Kenya's third largest source of income. Last year alone, more than half a million tourists spent their holidays here. But what don't the tourists see? MASAI MARA: The Masai Mara is one of the best-known game parks in…
Uzbekistan to Syria
Part of the Series: Around the World in 80 Treasures
BBC
Documentary series in which Dan Cruickshank travels the world in search of man's greatest creations. Dan hits some of the most mysterious and secret countries in the world, where the weary western traveller cannot be sure of a warm welcome.…
Mali to Egypt
Part of the Series: Around the World in 80 Treasures
BBC
Documentary series in which Dan Cruickshank travels the world in search of man's greatest creations. Dan's latest journey reaches new heights of discomfort in the heat and dust of the desert - via the breathtaking circumcision paintings of the Dogon…
Undiscovered Haiti with Jose Andres
PBS
Join world-renowned chef Jose Andres on an exploration of the most unknown - and some say, the most beautiful - country in the Caribbean. While most Americans know Haiti only through its disasters (earthquake, hurricane, poverty), Jose explores the UNDISCOVERED…