Communication


New! The Power of the Actor: The Chubbuck Technique 50 min.

Acting coach to some of Hollywood's biggest stars, Ivan Chubbuck explains her 12 step acting technique as outlined in the best-selling book, The Power of the Actor.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Constitutional Free Speech Principles Can Save Social Media Companies from Themselves: A Debate 77 min.

Americans have long prided themselves on their commitment to free speech, a principle enshrined in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. But in recent years, hate speech and phony content have proliferated online, offending and misinforming millions of Americans. Some have argued that the world’s largest social media companies, such as Facebook and Twitter, should restrict access to extrem...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind 117 min.

A love letter to a unique and irrepressible comic talent, who left us far too soon, Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind takes viewers through the one-of-a-kind actor and comedian’s extraordinary life and career, revealing what drove him to give voice to the incredible characters he created in his mind. Told largely through Williams’ own voice, captured in interviews and audio recordings, and with...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Silicon Valley Has Lost Its Soul: A Debate 65 min.

Silicon Valley once promised to solve many of the world’s problems with a technological revolution. But now, the tech hub is the center of much scrutiny, and for many, that scrutiny is warranted. From privacy violations to flawed business models to a lack of diversity and representation, Silicon Valley has seemingly betrayed its idealism and commitment to openness and progress. And though tech gia...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

David Lean 47 min.

Sir David Lean, the two-time Academy Award-winning British director, is best known for his extraordinary cinematic epics The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965), and Passage to India (1984). Lean co-directed with Noel Cowrad on In Which We Serve (1942); he also directed adaptations of Charles Dickens' novels Great Expectations (1946) and Oliver Twist (...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Elia Kazan 46 min.

Elia Kazan was considered one of the most influential directors in Broadway and Hollywood history. Founder of the Actors Studio, his work bringing out powerful performances from actors is legendary, with films such as A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) and On the Waterfront (1954), both starring Marlon Brando, and East of Eden (1955) with James Dean. During his career, he won two Oscars as Best Direc...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Federico Fellini 47 min.

Federico Fellini was an Italian film director and screenwriter. Known for his distinct style, he is recognized as one of the greatest and most influential filmmakers of all time. In a career spanning almost 50 years, Fellini won the Palme d'Or for his masterpiece La Dolce Vita (1961). Fellini went on to win four Academy Awards for Best Foreign Film for La Strada (1956), Nights of Cabiria (1957), 8...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Fred Zinnemann 46 min.

Fred Zinnemann, the Austrian-born American film director, won 4 Academy Awards as well as 19 for the actors who starred in his films. He was among the first directors to insist on using authentic locations to create more realism. Among his most-noted films were the western classic High Noon (1952) starring Gary Cooper and Grace Kelly, From Here to Eternity (1953), Oklahoma! (1955), The Nun's Story...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

John Ford 46 min.

John Ford is known for his visually powerful westerns, with his characters framed against America's stunning natural landmarks. Stagecoach (1939) and the highly regarded and hugely influential The Searchers (1956) both starred John Wayne. His four Academy Awards for Best Director remain a record and include such classics as How Green Was My Valley (1941), The Quiet Man (1952), and his adaptation o...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

John Huston 47 min.

John Huston wrote most of the films he directed, many of which are today considered classics. He is remembered for his collaboration with Humphrey Bogart, which brought to screen The Maltese Falcon (1941), Key Largo (1948), The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948), and The African Queen (1951). Huston received 15 Oscar nominations, won twice, and directed his father, Walter Huston, and daughter, An...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018