• Nora

    Nora

    Nora Pouillon brings much more to the table than fine ingredients. Three decades after opening Restaurant Nora, the nation’s first certified organic restaurant, Nora continues to advocate a holistic organic lifestyle that is the foundation for both her cuisine and her commitment to living and eating sustainably.  Nora! celebrates her achievements and her efforts to

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  • Naturally Obsessed: The Making Of A Scientist

    Naturally Obsessed: The Making Of A Scientist

    By following three Ph.D. students at Columbia University, we are shown a rare glimpse of the joys and trials found in the pursuit of science. Under the guidance of Dr. Shapiro, these three students attempt to discover the mechanisms behind a protein regulating hunger. The sacrifices endured for the love of science and for a

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  • The National Parks: America’s Best Idea

    The National Parks: America’s Best Idea

    National Parks embody an idea as uniquely American as the Declaration of Independence and just as radical: that the most magnificent places we possess belong not to royalty or the rich, but to everyone – and for all time. A selection of five clips from the television series on National Parks, directed by Ken Burns,

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  • The Mysterious Island

    The Mysterious Island

    Count Andre Dakkar (Captain Nemo’s real name), played by Lionel Barrymore, is the benevolent leader of a small island coveted by evil Baron Falon. With his daughter Sonia and her fiancée Nicolai, he invents, builds and captains a marvelous submarine to explore the mysteries of the deep. Attempting to escape Baron Falon, they discover a

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  • Mr. Bene Goes To Italy

    Mr. Bene Goes To Italy

    U.S. Premiere Benedito Batista da Silva, 60 years old, is considered a reference when it comes to manioc flour production in the Brazilian Pará State, deep within the Amazon. This documentary shows his trip from Bragança to Turin and back home. The encounter of different cultures, of small-scale farmers from all over the world and

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  • Moby Dick

    Moby Dick

    Adapted from Herman Melville’s novel, this film takes us on board the whaler Pequod, under the command of Captain Ahab. Obsessed with finding the whale that deprived him of his former command and his leg, the Captain is bent on revenge. In this version of the classic story, an important part is given to the

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