PBS – The Truth about Franco: Spain’s Forgotten Dictatorship (2019) PDTV

PBS – The Truth about Franco: Spain’s Forgotten Dictatorship (2019) PDTV
English | Size: 1.85 GB
Category: Documentary


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At the end of a bloody civil war, Francisco Franco seized power and ruled Spain with an iron hand for nearly four decades. Under his leadership the conservative, monarchist armed forces staged a coup against Spain’s democratically elected republican government. The insurrection was supported by Italy and Germany. Three years of bitter fighting followed and by April 1939, Spain had become a different country. The hostilities and political purges cost half a million lives. [Read more…]

PBS – Light Falls Space, Time, and an Obsession of Einstein (2019)

PBS – Light Falls: Space, Time, and an Obsession of Einstein (2019)
English | Size: 670 MB
Category: Documentary


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Take a theatrical journey with physicist Brian Greene to uncover how Albert Einstein developed his theory of relativity. In this vivid play, science is illuminated on stage and screen through innovative projections and an original score.
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PBS – American Experience Woodstock (2019) 1080p HDTV

PBS – American Experience: Woodstock (2019) 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 3.24 GB
Category: Documentary


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American Experience: Woodstock
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the concert that became a touchstone for a generation. This film brings the three-day concert to life through the voices of those who were present at what became the defining moment of the counterculture revolution. In August, 1969, half a million people from all walks of life and every corner of the country converged on a small dairy farm in upstate New York. They came to hear the concert of their lives, but most experienced something far more profound. [Read more…]

PBS – Secrets of the Dead: Galileo’s Moon (2019) 1080p HDTV

PBS – Secrets of the Dead: Galileo’s Moon (2019) 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 1.79 GB
Category: Documentary


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Secrets of the Dead: Galileo’s Moon
Join experts as they uncover the truth behind the find of the century; an alleged proof copy of Galileo’s “Sidereus Nuncius” with the astronomer’s signature and seemingly original watercolor paintings that changed our understanding of the cosmos. [Read more…]

PBS – Daphne du Maurier In Rebeccas Footsteps PDTV

PBS – Daphne du Maurier In Rebeccas Footsteps PDTV
English | Size: 529 MB
Category: Documentary


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Enshrouded with strangeness and defying convention, the work of Daphné du Maurier (1907-1989) has seduced many filmmakers, especially Alfred Hitchcock, who adapted Jamaica Inn, The Birds and Rebecca, one of her most famous novels. This is a subtle portrait of a complex novelist. [Read more…]

PBS – Secrets of the Dead World War Speed 1080p HDTV

PBS – Secrets of the Dead World War Speed 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 1.81 GB
Category: Documentary


Secrets of the Dead: World War Speed
Follow historian James Holland on his quest to understand how the use of amphetamines affected the course of World War II and unleashed the first pharmacological arms race. [Read more…]

PBS – Mustang Journey of Transformation (2009) 1080p HDTV

PBS – Mustang: Journey of Transformation (2009) 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 947 MB
Category: Documentary


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Mustang: Journey of Transformation
The Himalayan Kingdom of Mustang is one of the last sanctuaries of authentic Tibetan Buddhist culture. Long isolated by geography and politics, the people have struggled to survive, and the 15th-century monasteries that are the center of their culture have come dangerously close to collapsing. [Read more…]

PBS – NOVA Lost Viking Army (2019)

PBS – NOVA: Lost Viking Army (2019)
English | Size: 1.24 GB
Category: Documentary


NOVA: Lost Viking Army
Forty years ago, hundreds of skeletons were unearthed in a mass grave in an English village. Bioarchaeologist Cat Jarman believes these bones are the last remains of the “Great Heathen Army,” a legendary Viking fighting force that invaded England in the ninth century and has long been lost to history. Armed with the latest scientific methods, Cat’s team uncovers extraordinary human stories from the front line, including evidence of women fighters and a lost warrior reunited with his son in death [Read more…]

PBS – NOVA First Horse Warriors (2019) 720p

PBS – NOVA: First Horse Warriors (2019) 720p
English | Size: 1.24 GB
Category: Documentary


NOVA: First Horse Warriors
In a spectacular adventure, NOVA unlocks the mystery on the vast, grassy plains of Kazakhstan, where horses still roam free, and nomadic herders follow their traditional way of life. Investigating clues from archaeology and genetics, researchers reveal vivid evidence of the very first horsemen. They also discover warriors who swept across Europe and turn out to be the ancestors of millions today. [Read more…]

PBS – Going to War (2018)

PBS – Going to War (2018)
English | Size: 1.79 GB
Category: Documentary


Going to War
What is it really like to go to war? Filled with terror, pain and grief, it also brings exhilaration, and a profound sense of purpose. In Going to War, renowned authors Karl Marlantes and Sebastian Junger help us make sense of this paradox and get to the heart of what it’s like to be a soldier at war. Veterans of various conflicts reveal some universal truths of combat with unflinching candor. [Read more…]