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New titles from Films Media Group have been added to the following
Films On Demand streaming video collections:
•  Business & Economics Collection
•  Science & Mathematics Collection
•  Health & Medicine Collection
•  Archival Films & Newsreels Collection

To access these titles, go to Films on Demand and log in, or just click on the Title URLs provided below.  We invite you to inform your colleagues of these new titles by forwarding this message to them.  If you are accessing Films on Demand from off campus, you’ll need to validate with your student/employee ID number and your last name in capital letters to watch the videos.

Faculty: if you need help embedding these videos to your ANGEL class, contact Lily Kun at lkun@centralia.edu.


Business & Economics Collection – 14 New Titles

Open Source Revolution
Subject: Business Technology
© 2011   |   20 Minutes
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Once the domain of programmers and tech-savvy hobbyists, open source software has hit the mainstream. How exactly did computer users go from living in a world of purchased programs to a world where ma …

Inside the Meltdown
Subject: Economics
© 2009   |   60 Minutes
Title URL: http://ezproxy.centralia.edu/login?url=http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=5802&xtid=44125
This edition of Frontline investigates the causes of the 2008 economic meltdown, the worst American financial crisis in 70 years, and how the government responded. The film chronicles the inside stori …

Ten Trillion and Counting
Subject: Economics
© 2009   |   60 Minutes
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All of the measures by the feds to stem the tide in the financial meltdown have added hundreds of billions of dollars to the U.S. national debt. This episode of Frontline reports on how this debt cons …

The New Rules of the Game
Subject: Economics
© 2004   |   120 Minutes
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In the early 1990s, most of the world had converted to free-market capitalism, setting the stage for a new, and rapidly growing, global economy. Disappearing trade barriers and unrestricted capital fl …

The Warning
Subject: Economics
© 2009   |   60 Minutes
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This edition of Frontline traces the roots of the economic collapse of 2008, looking for clues about why it happened and examining moments when it might have gone much differently. Producer/director M …

Getting from Here to There: What the World’s People Want
Subject: Economics, Ethics & Business Law
© 2005   |   28 Minutes
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A paradigm shift has occurred since the founding of the World Bank over half a century ago, representing a new awareness of how reduction-of-poverty programs impact the daily lives of the people they …

Reforming the International Monetary Fund
Subject: Economics, Ethics & Business Law
© 2005   |   28 Minutes
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Like its sister organization the World Bank, the IMF was created after World War II with the goal of stabilizing the economy of nations in need, and like the World Bank, faced an onslaught of criticis …

Reforming the World Bank
Subject: Economics, Ethics & Business Law
© 2005   |   28 Minutes
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The World Bank was founded in 1944 mainly as a way to help Europe rebuild after the Second World War, and it has since become the premiere agency for aiding developing countries. But critics began to …

Visions of a Brighter Future
Subject: Economics, Ethics & Business Law
© 2005   |   28 Minutes
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Hazel Henderson believes the old models for development are changing, going beyond GDP and GNP to broader indicators of wealth based on peace and human rights. According to Henderson, the rise of nonp …

Why Reform Global Finance? Stresses and Imbalances
Subject: Economics, Ethics & Business Law
© 2005   |   28 Minutes
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During the late ’90s and onward many countries fell victim to the repercussions of “hot money”-funds that were shrewdly managed for short-term profit in spite of their tendency to increase market inst …

Home-Grown Green Economies
Subject: Economics, Marketing
© 2010   |   29 Minutes
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What are the prospect in the U.S. for growing the green economy? In this program Hazel Henderson interviews Stuart Valentine, president of Iowa Progressive Asset Management, about public interest in e …

Enjoy Your Meal! How Food Changes the World
Subject: Management
© 2010   |   58 Minutes
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Exploring the aisles of a Dutch grocery store, this program clearly demonstrates that globalization has made almost any food item, no matter how exotic or remote, available to the Western consumer. Bu …

Smart Food
Subject: Marketing
© 2006   |   30 Minutes
Title URL: http://ezproxy.centralia.edu/login?url=http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=5802&xtid=44770
From plant extracts to fish oils to yogurt laden with beneficial bacteria, food designed to make us brainier as well as physically healthier is growing in popularity. This program examines the trend, …

The Persuaders
Subject: Marketing
© 2004   |   90 Minutes
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This edition of Frontline examines the “persuasion industries”: advertising and public relations. To cut through consumers’ growing resistance to their pitches, marketers have developed new ways of in …


Science & Mathematics Collection – 18 New Titles

Exploring Space: The Quest for Life
Subject: Biology
© 2006   |   120 Minutes
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Are humans special? Or are we just one of many life forms that exist beyond Earth? This program features interviews with scientists who share their opinions about the possibility of life beyond Earth, …

The Book of Life: Genetics and Evolution
Subject: Biology
© 2011   |   60 Minutes
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Likening the beauty and complexity of DNA to an epic poem, this program revolves around the idea that we all carry the story of life on Earth in our genes, and that the similarities between species ma …

Unlocking the Code: Genetics and Medicine
Subject: Biology
© 2011   |   60 Minutes
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Although the impact of genetic research on human life is an ever-changing and often theoretical prospect, our current knowledge of the human genome already has direct, real-world applications. This pr …

Dinosaurs: On the Trail of Prehistory
Subject: Biology, Earth Science
© 2011   |   64 Minutes
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A sensational discovery is made in a German quarry: petrified tracks created by troodontidae, a beast of great interest to scientists but about which little is known. Paleontologists around the world …

Enjoy Your Meal! How Food Changes the World
Subject: Biology, Environmental Science
© 2010   |   58 Minutes
Title URL: http://ezproxy.centralia.edu/login?url=http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=5802&xtid=44773
Exploring the aisles of a Dutch grocery store, this program clearly demonstrates that globalization has made almost any food item, no matter how exotic or remote, available to the Western consumer. Bu …

Google Tools for Education
Subject: Computers & Technology
© 2011   |      31 Minutes
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Beginning with a concise overview of the benefits of cloud computing, this video introduces Google’s integrated suite of Internet-based applications while explaining how these tools-powerful, universa …

Open Source Revolution
Subject: Computers & Technology
© 2011   |   20 Minutes
Title URL: http://ezproxy.centralia.edu/login?url=http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=5802&xtid=47367
Once the domain of programmers and tech-savvy hobbyists, open source software has hit the mainstream. How exactly did computer users go from living in a world of purchased programs to a world where ma …

Smart and Technical Textiles
Subject: Computers & Technology
© 2009   |   25 Minutes
Title URL: http://ezproxy.centralia.edu/login?url=http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=5802&xtid=44523
A new generation of industrial materials may change how we think about textiles. Many components of airplanes, including the wings, are already made using carbon fiber composites-a type of technical t …

How Science Works: Chasing the Wind
Subject: Computers & Technology, Environmental Science, Physical Science
© 2007   |   15 Minutes
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Is global warming human-driven? Can its effects be accurately measured? What are its long-term consequences? According to Dr. Maggie Aderin-Pocock, a renowned British space scientist, the only way to …

Tropical Storms: Bangladesh’s Cyclone Aila
Subject: Earth Science, Environmental Science, Geography, Physical Geography
© 2011   |   30 Minutes
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With extraordinary footage shot during and after Severe Cyclonic Storm Aila, this program looks at the causes and effects of the violent weather event in Bangladesh. Viewers learn how cyclones take sh …

Home-Grown Green Economies
Subject: Environmental Science
© 2010
29 Minutes
Title URL: http://ezproxy.centralia.edu/login?url=http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=5802&xtid=44642
What are the prospect in the U.S. for growing the green economy? In this program Hazel Henderson interviews Stuart Valentine, president of Iowa Progressive Asset Management, about public interest in e …

Sustainable and Recycled Textiles
Subject: Environmental Science
© 2009   |   25 Minutes
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Cut-price garments not meant to last for more than a year or two make up nearly half the clothing market, resulting in a rising tide of textile waste. This program profiles clothing designers who are …

The Civilian Conservation Corps
Subject: Environmental Science
© 2009   |   60 Minutes
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The crash of 1929 left a country—once reeling with optimism—with 25% of its citizens unemployed and at a near complete loss of hope. But in March, 1933, within weeks of his election, President Frankli …

Future of English
Subject: Geography
© 2011   |   25 Minutes
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Day-to-day use of English has impacted local languages everywhere, spawning the growth of variants such as India’s Hinglish and Singlish in Singapore. Do these variations undermine language, or do the …

Hidden Korea
Subject: Geography
© 2000   |   60 Minutes
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This program explores the Republic of South Korea, focusing on its culture, traditions, and especially its cuisine. This modern country with a unique cultural identity is known for its rice farming, t …

The Rise of English
Subject: Geography
© 2011
25 Minutes
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How did a language originally spoken in just a small part of the British Isles come to dominate the communication of so many different countries? From its start as a diverse group of Anglo-Saxon diale …

Cosmic Alchemy
Subject: Physical Science
© 1997   |   55 Minutes
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What is the universe and everything in it made of? In this program, viewers explore the discoveries in the late 19th century that revealed that the entire observable universe is made of the same eleme …

On the Dark Side
Subject: Physical Science
© 1997   |   55 Minutes
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Will the universe keep expanding forever or will it someday stop and start collapsing upon itself in a big crunch? This program ventures through the observational research of American astronomer Vera …


Health & Medicine Collection – 9 New Titles

The Downside of High: The Link Between Marijuana and Schizophrenia
Subject: Diseases, Disorders & Disabilities
© 2009   |   60 Minutes
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Is today’s super-potent pot damaging young minds? Modern growing techniques have dramatically increased THC levels, ramping up the impact on the developing teenage brain. Some experts say that teens w …

More Than Skin Deep: Skin Cancer in America
Subject: Diseases, Disorders & Disabilities, Personal Health & Wellness
© 2010   |   56 Minutes
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The deep tan was accidentally popularized by Coco Chanel, yet even when Bob Marley died of melanoma decades later, the general public was still not fully aware of the dangers of UV radiation. This pro …

Sick No Good: AIDS in Papua New Guinea
Subject: Diseases, Disorders & Disabilities, Public Health
© 2006   |   45 Minutes
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Young thugs brag about their “raskol” gang ritual of raping women and girls. A truck driver picks up a teenage prostitute out on the highway-just part of his routine. A “hostess supervisor” at a Port …

Unlocking the Code: Genetics and Medicine
Subject: Health Care & Treatment, Human Anatomy and Physiology
© 2011   |   60 Minutes
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Although the impact of genetic research on human life is an ever-changing and often theoretical prospect, our current knowledge of the human genome already has direct, real-world applications. This pr …

Convenient Cuisine
Subject: Nutrition, Personal Health & Wellness
© 2006   |   30 Minutes
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Microwave meals—they’re a bonanza for retail giants, but how do they effect public health? Is the old-fashioned home-cooked dinner an endangered species? This program reports on the rise of factory-pr …

Danger on Your Plate? Farm-Raised and Wild Salmon
Subject: Nutrition, Personal Health & Wellness
© 2010   |   26 Minutes
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It’s almost a given that salmon is part of a healthy diet, its benefits touted far and wide. Some savvy consumers will even choose wild fish over farm-raised, believing it to be all the more nutritiou …

Smart Food
Subject: Nutrition, Personal Health & Wellness
© 2006   |   30 Minutes
Title URL: http://ezproxy.centralia.edu/login?url=http://digital.films.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=5802&xtid=44770
From plant extracts to fish oils to yogurt laden with beneficial bacteria, food designed to make us brainier as well as physically healthier is growing in popularity. This program examines the trend, …

On Old Age I: A Conversation with Joan Erikson at 90
Subject: Personal Health & Wellness
© 1995   |   39 Minutes
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“Wisdom and integrity are something that other people may see in an old person, but it’s not what that old person is feeling.” In this program, Joan M. Erikson offers a frank and personal reexaminatio …

Back to the Basics
Subject: Public Health
© 2006   |   56 Minutes
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While nutrient-enriched foods have reduced diseases caused by vitamin deficiency in developed countries, the problem continues to plague the developing world. This program explores the connection betw …


Archival Films & Newsreels Collection – 4 New Titles

The Big Picture: German Youth Activities
© 2008   |   30 Minutes
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In this episode of the U.S. Army’s The Big Picture television series, viewers will learn of the efforts put forth by our soldiers in Germany to show German youth the ways of democracy through the Arme …

The Big Picture: The Eyes and Ears of the Army
© 2007   |   30 Minutes
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In this episode of the U.S. Army’s The Big Picture television series, viewers learn about the Signal Corps, “The Eyes and Ears of the Army.” Following the men of the Signal Corps to the front lines, t …

The Big Picture: The WAC Is a Soldier, Too
© 2008   |   30 Minutes
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This episode of the U.S. Army’s The Big Picture television series goes to Fort McClellan, Alabama, for this first look at the new training center for Women’s Army Corps officers and enlisted women. Si …

The Big Picture: Why North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)?
© 2008   |   30 Minutes
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This episode of the U.S. Army’s The Big Picture television series, narrated by news analyst Edward R. Murrow, focuses on the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, or NATO, of which the United States is …

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