The basic drive to discover who we are and where we come from is at the core of the new series Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.. Continuing on the quest begun in his previous projects, African American Lives, African American Lives 2, and Faces of America, Gates finds new ways to, as he says, get into the DNA of American culture.
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One of the most controversial men of his age, Alexander Hamilton was a gifted statesman brought down by the fatal flaws of stubbornness, extreme candor and arrogance. His life and career were marked by a stunning rise to power, scandal and tragedy. But his contributions survive. As Secretary of the Treasury during the tumultuous early years of the republic, Hamilton led the transformation of the young country into industrial powerhouse.
INHUMAN: THE NEXT AND FINAL PHASE OF MAN IS HERE is not fiction or a mockudrama but a new investigative documentary from the internationally acclaimed team at Defender Films and Raiders News Productions. Inhuman travels the globe to unveil for the first time how breakthrough advances in science, technology, and philosophy--including cybernetics, bioengineering, nanotechnology, machine intelligence, and synthetic biology--are poised to create mind-boggling game-changes to everything we have known until now about Homo sapiens.As astonishing technological developments push the frontiers of humanity toward far-reaching morphological transformation (which promises in the very near future to redefine what it means to be human), an intellectual and fast-growing cultural movement known as transhumanism intends the use of these powerful new fields of science and technology as tools that will radically redesign our minds, our memories, our physiology, our offspring, and even perhaps--as Professor Joel Garreau, Lincoln Professor of Law, claims--our immortal souls.The technological, cultural, and metaphysical shift now underway unapologetically forecasts a near future dominated by a new species of unrecognizably superior humans, and applications under study now to make this dream a reality are being funded by thousands of government and private research facilities around the world.As viewers will learn, this includes rewriting human genetics, combining human and animal DNA, and interfaci...
New deluxe edition! Re-mastered and re-released in 2015! An acclaimed documentary offering an uncensored view of outlaw and master moonshiner Popcorn Sutton, from humble Appalachian roots to folk hero finish. Filmed in North Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia, from 2000 until Sutton's death in 2009, A HELL OF A LIFE is an unforgettable portrait of the last great moonshiner. A film from the Emmy Award winning producer of the PBS special THE LAST ONE and the cult classic THE LAST RUN / THIS IS THE LAST DAM RUN OF LIKKER I'LL EVER MAKE.