The Australian outback is the driest place on the driest inhabited continent on the planet. It is a place you might expect to see kangaroos but certainly not waterbirds. Yet once every ten years, rains flood into dried-up river beds and head inland to create the largest lake in Australia, and 100,000 pelicans -- a third of all the pelicans in Australia -- arrive for the event.
Mon, 10/29/2012 - 9:00pm
The story of Ernest Hemingway's 30-year love affair with the West Indies republic is recounted in HEMINGWAY IN CUBA. Cuba captured Ernest Hemingway's fertile imagination and inspired him to create now-legendary fictional characters: Harry Morgan of To Have and Have Not, Thomas Hudson of Islands in the Stream and Santiago of The Old Man and the Sea.
Sun, 10/28/2012 - 6:00pm
A week of music camp spent with blind New Orleans piano master Henry Butler (pictured) impacts the lives of a group of visually challenged young adults in the moving public television documentary THE MUSIC'S GONNA GET YOU THROUGH.
Mon, 04/08/2013 - 6:00pm
Going Blind is a feature-length documentary about vision loss in the United States. The film interweaves Lovett's struggle to keep his glaucoma at bay with the stories of six people he meets who are dealing with different levels of sight loss. The film shows that losing vision is not death but a different perspective and shows how much is available in terms of vision enhancement techniques, low vision therapy and new technology to keep people with sight loss engaged in their lives.
Sun, 10/21/2012 - 7:00pm
In 2005, Academy Award-winning director Jonathan Demme set out to document the devastation wreaked by Hurricane Katrina and the rebuilding of New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward. When he met Carolyn Parker, what began as a historical documentary morphed into a vibrant character study of the courage and resiliency of this fearless matriarch and civil rights activist.