English & Language Arts

The Second Shepherds' Play 46 min.

The Second Shepherds’ Play was written in the middle ages by a playwright known to scholars today as the Wakefield Master. The comic-drama focuses on Col, the nominal leader of three shepherds and their encounter with Mak, the local thief. In the middle of the night, Mak casts a spell over the three and makes off with a lamb. Arriving home, his wife Gill disguises the lamb as a baby and when the S...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020

N. Scott Momaday: Words from a Bear 85 min.

When N. Scott Momaday won the 1969 Pulitzer Prize, it marked one of the first major acknowledgments of Native American literature and culture. Now, Momaday’s words come to life in this biography of a celebrated Native American storyteller.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

The Apollo 102 min.

THE APOLLO, directed by Oscar® and Emmy® winner Roger Ross Williams, chronicles the legacy of New York City’s landmark Apollo Theater, covering the rich history of the storied performance space over its 85 years. What began as a refuge for marginalized artists emerged as a hallowed hall of black excellence and empowerment. In the film, Williams reflects on the struggle of black lives in America, t...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Sir Thomas More 97 min.

Resurgens Theatre Company presents this stirring early modern account of one leader’s defiant stand against mob violence and groupthink in an era of autocratic misrule. Partially penned by Shakespeare, Sir Thomas More offers both a timely and timeless drama of individual courage in the face of mass conformity. The original production was banned from the Elizabethan stage by the Master of the Revel...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

The Power of the Actor: The Chubbuck Technique 50 min.

Acting coach to some of Hollywood's biggest stars, Ivan Chubbuck explains her 12 step acting technique as outlined in the best-selling book, The Power of the Actor.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

We are Legend - Dracula Never Dies 53 min.

Vampires have always fascinated us. These universal, timeless creatures are both attract and repulse, arousing our greatest fears as well as our shameful desires. They appear in over 200 movies, a dozen TV series, countless video games, comic books, musicals and novels. Vampires have never gone out of style and today are experiencing a real comeback. It all began at the turn of the 20th century wi...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

We are Legend - Tarzan, The Call of the Jungle 52 min.

A call from the heart of the jungle, the inevitable vines, the knife, the animal skin loincloth… With his indispensable assets, Tarzan travelled around the world… He’s been adapted in countless books, comic books, films, songs, avatars… He’s also been censured, dressed again, made into merchandise, and mocked. Unique, immemorial and ever changing, Tarzan is one of the 20th century’s great myths. A...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Fall Kick-off 54 min.

Meredith Vieira returns as The Great American Readhits high gear. You spent the summer reading and voting for your favorite novels, now tune in to see which books celebrities, authors, and other readers across the country are rooting for.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018

Grande Finale 56 min.

The final episode of The Great American Read will celebrate all 100 books on the list of this immensely popular campaign, reveal the top voted titles in multiple categories, and unveil the novel that Americans have picked as their No. 1 best-loved book.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018

The Great American Read 540 min.

Celebrate the power of reading through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels. Investigate how and why writers create their fictional worlds, how readers are affected by these stories, and what the books say about our diverse nation.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018