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The Best of Shanks FX

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Shanks FX
PBS


Some highlights of the hit series, Shanks FX." Continue


Creating the Illusion of Space Flight

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Shanks FX
PBS


Joey Shanks recreates a spaceship flying through outer space via visual effects. Continue


"DRIVE" Time-lapse Tribute

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Shanks FX
PBS


Joey Shanks shows off the time-lapse technique with a tribute to the 2011 movie, "Drive." Continue


Our American Storytellers Promo

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Finding Your Roots
PBS


Ken Burns, Anderson Cooper and Anna Deavere Smith are three iconic American storytellers who have spent their lives chronicling the lives of others all the while knowing almost nothing about their own family history: Continue


Dick Cavett’s Watergate Preview

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Secrets of the Dead
PBS


From 1972 to 1974, the Watergate scandal was frequently a part of “The Dick Cavett Show.” In fact, Cavett was at the forefront of national TV coverage, interviewing nearly every major Watergate figure as the crisis unfolded. With exclusive access to the archive of the show, DICK CAVETT’S WATERGATE documents the scandal in the words of the people who lived it. Continue


Race & The Fourth Estate

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The Open Mind
PBS


Award-winning media writer and NPR's first-ever TV critic Eric Deggans explores the intersection of race and today's media culture, coverage of social inequality and the role of citizen journalists. Continue


Excarcerated

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FutureStates
PBS


A young man convicted of a violent crime is released into a community service-based alternative to incarceration, but he isn’t especially free. He must remain connected at all times to virtual surveillance, where his every move is tracked and his attempt to reconcile the past is constantly thwarted. A film by Aldo Velasco. Continue


Happy Fun Room

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FutureStates
PBS


The host of a once-popular kid’s show clashes with child co-stars and disgruntled crew. The world’s changed and the show’s cautionary messages may no longer be needed. Can she adapt? A film by Greg Pak. Continue


As You Were

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FutureStates
PBS


In the near future, an injured soldier returns home with advanced prosthetics to replace an arm and leg lost in combat, and must reconnect with family. A film by Trevin Matcek. Continue


Ice Cream Time-lapse

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Shanks FX
PBS


Watch a magical time-lapse sequence perfect for summer and ice cream lovers! Continue


3D Print Your Own Oscar!

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Shanks FX
PBS


3D scanning & printing are used to emulate one of the most iconic statuettes of our time. Continue


Spiders in 4K

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Shanks FX
PBS


Experience a creepy, crawly look at spiders originally in 4K. Continue


Dick Cavett’s Watergate

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Secrets of the Dead
PBS


From 1972 to 1974, the Watergate scandal was frequently a part of “The Dick Cavett Show.” In fact, Cavett was at the forefront of national TV coverage, interviewing nearly every major Watergate figure as the crisis unfolded. With exclusive access to the archive of the show, DICK CAVETT’S WATERGATE documents the scandal in the words of the people who lived it. Continue


In Search of our Fathers Promo

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Finding Your Roots
PBS


Three guests who know almost nothing about their fathers’ histories: Stephen King’s father walked out on the family when he was only two years old, and never returned; Courtney Vance wants to learn more about his true roots after the tragic suicide of his father, a foster child who never knew the identity of his biological parents; and Gloria Reuben’s father was 78 years old when she was born. Continue


Mae Jemison: 30S on When An Astronaut Visits Star Trek

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Secret Life of Scientists
PBS


Mae Jemison is a physician, engineer, educator, entrepreneur, and the first woman of color in the world to go into space - she was a NASA astronaut for six years. Currently, Mae devotes much of her attention to the 100 Year Starship, which she says is "pursuing an extraordinary tomorrow to create a better world today." In her spare moments, Mae is a lifelong and accomplished dancer. Continue


Janna Levin: Questions for the Novelist

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Secret Life of Scientists
PBS


Janna Levin is a Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Barnard College of Columbia University. Her research focuses on the early universe, chaos and black holes. When she isn't trying to figure out why anything exists, Janna writes novels including the much-celebrated "A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines." Continue


Teacher in a Box

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FutureStates
PBS


The School for Innovation was founded by a corporation determined to rebound the economy by teaching design thinking to teenagers, then putting the most promising prototypes into production. When an abused girl designs a product that stands to make millions for them, a jaded teacher — who’d been replaced by a digital avatar — is compelled to protect the girl. A film by Tanuj Sachdev Chopra. Continue


Ant

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FutureStates
PBS


When a bipolar patient abruptly stops taking his digitally encoded psych meds, a therapist named Ant (played by Guillermo Diaz) learns they are no panacea. The therapist must risk his life to avert catastrophe in this film by Tina Mabry that looks at the culture of mental health care in the future. Continue


Janna Levin: What's So Funny About The Big Bang Theory?

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Secret Life of Scientists
PBS


Janna Levin is a Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Barnard College of Columbia University. Her research focuses on the early universe, chaos and black holes. When she isn't trying to figure out why anything exists, Janna writes novels including the much-celebrated "A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines." Continue


After Effects for Stop-Motion & Timelapse Photography

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Shanks FX
PBS


Learn how to turn still images into dynamic video sequences with Adobe After Effects. Continue


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