English & Language Arts


Lessons from Joan 55 min.

Joan Littlewood gained world fame with her musical "Oh, What a Lovely War!“ which played on Broadway for an amazing eight months. Walter Macintosh uses a Melbourne revival of the musical in order to revisit Joan Littlewood´s life and career assembling an astonishing number of survivors from those days in the 1960s. Her great causes were community and political theatre, improvisation and working cl...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Julian Fellowes: Tribute To Edith Wharton 18 min.

Recently, The Edith Wharton Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Lord Julian Fellowes actor, novelist, film director, and screenwriter for his extraordinary accomplishments in the literary, television and film world. At Wharton's 150th birthday celebration at the Harvard Club of Boston, Fellowes addresses Wharton's significant influences on his writing career. Like Wharton's own references...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart 118 min.

When Lorraine Hansberry’s now classic A Raisin in the Sun premiered on Broadway in 1959, actress Ruby Dee recalls marveling how it “opened a new chapter in theater that included Black people.” The makers of this documentary combed archives worldwide and had unprecedented access to Hansberry’s personal papers, archives, home movies, and photos in order to present her complex life. Like her writing,...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! American Legends 83 min.

Superman, Batman, Captain America, Wonder Woman, Spider-Man and beyond are the foundation of the modern superhero. Since their creation, these all-American icons have endured through decades of war, triumph, and scandal.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! American Rebels 84 min.

In America, sometimes being a hero means breaking the rules. From the beginning, superheroes like The Hulk, Black Panther, Iron Man, Luke Cage, Wolverine, and The X-Men have challenged authority and fought for outsiders.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Superheroes Decoded 165 min.

"Superheroes Decoded" offers a definitive look at how marginalized, larger-than-life characters rose to the highest ranks of mainstream culture, chronicling the rise of the Marvel and DC superhero using original art.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Masterpiece: To Walk Invisible—The Brontë Sisters 120 min.

Haworth, West Yorkshire, 1845. Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë face a life of hardship. Trapped at home with very few opportunities, they share the burden of supporting their father Patrick and their troubled brother Branwell, who has lost his way in life. For years, the sisters have escaped into an imaginative fantasy world of stories and poems, without any hope of publication. But as their fami...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2017

Masterpiece: To Walk Invisible—The Brontë Sisters (Part 1) 61 min.

Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë face a life of hardship. Trapped at home with few opportunities, they share the burden of supporting their father and their troubled brother, but Charlotte sees that writing novels could offer a way out.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2017

Masterpiece: To Walk Invisible—The Brontë Sisters (Part 2) 62 min.

Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë face a life of hardship. Trapped at home with few opportunities, they share the burden of supporting their father and their troubled brother, but Charlotte sees that writing novels could offer a way out.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2017

Masterpiece: Wolf Hall 360 min.

Mark Rylance, Damian Lewis (Homeland) and Claire Foy (The Crown) star in this dramatic adaptation of Hilary Mantel's beloved novels.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2017