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  • CERNCERN - Multi-awarded director Nikolaus Geyrhalter delivers stunning images from inside the immense CERN apparatus.

  • Cholesterol, The Great Bluff - Explores the effects of new screen-based advertising sign systems on urban environments and public space.

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  • Donna Haraway: Story Telling for Earthly Survival - A playful and candid portrait of Donna Haraway, one of the most important living thinkers in the field of science and technology.

  • Dreams Rewired - Tilda Swinton's narration and a treasure trove of rare archival footage trace the origins of today's hyper-connected world.

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  • Electric Signs - A rigorous investigation on the cholesterol case, dealing with social, political, scientific and economical issues.

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  • Facebook's 'Adorno Changed My Life' - In the hyper-connected isolation of social networks names become tags, words are links, and interfaces are never innocent.

  • Food Design - A look inside the secret chambers where designers and scientists are defining your favorite mouthful of tomorrow.

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  • H2Omx - Can a mega-city mobilize its 22 million citizens to become water-sustainable?

  • How Happy Can You Be? - What is happiness? And how do we get more of it? Visiting leading figures in positive psychology and observing clinical experiments, this is a light-hearted but serious investigation.

  • Hunger for Sale - What do tech and agri-business innovations mean for the fight against malnutrition?

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  • Login 2 Life - Profiles seven people who spend most of their lives in online virtual worlds such as Second Life and World of Warcraft.

  • Lost Rivers - Explores the growing movement and innovative projects around the world to uncover once-buried urban waterways.

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  • Minute Bodies: The Intimate World of F. Percy Smith - A meditative, immersive tribute to the astonishing work and achievements of naturalist, inventor and pioneering filmmaker.

  • Mr. CO2 - Traveling from Copenhagen to China, and from Australia to the US, this documentary looks at the state of carbon emissions and efforts to rein them in.

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  • A Natural History of Laughter - A lively look at the latest developments in the scientific study of laughter.

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  • Our Daily Bread - A spectacular visual essay composed of epic tableaus, a haunting vision of our modern food industry, and the methods and technology utilized for mass production.

  • Our Daily Poison - Reveals how everyday chemicals-pesticides, Aspartame and plastics-may be slowly poisoning us.

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  • Post-Carbon Futures - The world will have to survive without fossil fuels - sooner, rather than later. What are the alternatives?

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  • Rare - Follows an extraordinary mother in a race against time to find a treatment for her daughter's rare genetic disease.

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  • Scientist, The Imposter and Stalin, The - Two extraordinary human destinies, caught up in the implacable political machinery of the burgeoning Soviet Union of the 1920s, prey to famine.

  • Seed Battles - Deep inside a mountain, the Global Seed Vault preserves the seeds of the world. But to whom do they belong?

  • Six Films by Nikolaus Geyrhalter - A first-ever comprehensive survey representing over 20 years of Geyrhalter's films including a Blu-ray release of Our Daily Bread.

  • Substance: Albert Hofmann's LSD, The - Chock-full of rare footage and LSD-celebrity interviews, an informative and entertaining historical and scientific "trip."

  • Strange Disappearance of the Bees, The The latest science on the world-wide decline of bee colonies, implications,.and what might be done about it.

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  • The Way Things Go - 100 feet of physical interactions, chemical reactions, and precisely crafted chaos worthy of Rube Goldberg or Alfred Hitchcock - a discussion starter for sure.

More Films & DVDs on Science/Technology
  • A Change of Character - This captivating video features neuroscientist Dr. Elkhonon Goldberg, author of The Executive Brain, as well as neurologist and best-selling author Dr. Oliver Sacks (Awakenings), in a discussion of frontal lobe damage.

  • The Cow Jumped Over the Moon - The story of Fulani cattle herders in West Africa using U.S. satellite imaging technology to find grazing and water for their herds during drought.

  • Tagged - Playful, smart and engaging, TAGGED stealthily taps into a widespread sense of unease raised by the technological development of human implanted microchips.

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