This BBC program explores the history of chaos theory.
Explores the iconic woodblock print of Hokusai and the its influence on world art.
Explores the real-world influences on Tolkien's development of the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.
A National Geographic program that looks at the impact of stress on the human body.
Films on Demand
Over 14,000 educational videos are available through Films on Demand.
Enjoy the trial of World Cinema until December 6th, which includes 387 feature films from Japan, India, China, France, Italy, Germany, Turkey, Britain, and many more countries. Titles include: The Bicycle Thief, Rules of the Game, Ivan the Terrible, Ugetsu, Rashomon, Farewell my Concubine, The World of Apu, and many more! (If UH login does not come up - try clicking on the Films on Demand link above, login, and then try the link to this trial.)
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Films from UH Libraries
Use the UH Voyager Catalog to locate films in the KCC Library and at UH Manoa. Use the TYPE: box to highlight "Videorecording/DVD" and type your keywords or title in the search box.
A BBC documentary focusing on the current race to save those stricken with the virus, and to prevent a world-wide pandemic.
A 27 minute documentary exploring the controversial practice of injecting water and chemicals underground to extract gas and oil by shattering rock.
Examines the potential for a global crisis over agricultural resources, related to global warming, fish stock depletion, and biofuel development.
Are we really in control of our own thoughts? This film explores the influence of mass media and advertising on our perceptions.