Geography


New! The House on Jonathan Street 58 min.

Starting with the accidental discovery of the significant history of a modest dwelling on a traditionally African-American street in Hagerstown, Maryland, this documentary traces the roots of middle America’s racial, economic and social interactions. Through the lens of this house, the rise and fall of the African-American community in small rust belt towns and cities across America is told. The f...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2024

New! Episode 2: Arkansas: Hidden Gems (America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston, Season 2) 54 min.

In Arkansas, just about everyone you meet is into the outdoors, yet to many outside the state it barely registers as an outdoor destination. Now, it’s on a mission to earn recognition as a wild mecca. Baratunde heads south to find out why this hidden gem has stayed hidden for so long, and how its outdoor culture is changing.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2023

New! Episode 3: New Mexico: Timeless (America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston, Season 2) 54 min.

New Mexico was first inhabited by Ancient Puebloans millennia ago, and some of the most stunning ruins on the continent can be found here. From turkey hunting to river rafting on the Rio Grande and ancient pueblos built in alignment with the stars, Baratunde explores how the area’s deep history still shapes the outdoor culture, even as people there are reimagining their outdoor lives.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2023

New! Episode 4: Oregon: New Heights (America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston, Season 2) 54 min.

Oregon is known for its coastline and misty forests, but it’s a place where a few hours in your car can take you from the coast to the high desert or the Cascade mountains. Embracing this incredible variety Baratunde embraces forest bathing, goes spearfishing to discover underwater kelp forests, rides along with cowboys on the cutting edge of sustainable ranching and rollerblades through Portland.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2023

New! Episode 5: Utah: Choose Your Path (America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston, Season 2) 54 min.

From the nomadic Diné tribes who have been here since time immemorial to the Mormons who made their religious pilgrimage in 1847, the expansive beauty of Utah has been a magnet for centuries. So what draws modern pilgrims? Baratunde journeys west to find out what they’re seeking, and how they are shaping the outdoor culture today.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2023

New! Episode 6: Maine: Embrace the Cold (America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston, Season 2) 54 min.

With its magnificent coastline and densely wooded interior, Maine is a place where outdoor adventure has a long history, and a love of wilderness starts in childhood. Baratunde meets a Mainer reviving the timeless craft of harvesting ice, straps on snowshoes to understand how being outside can help folks recovering from addiction and takes an icy plunge in the winter ocean to embrace the cold.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2023

New! America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston (Season 2) 360 min.

"America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston (Season 1)" follows the The New York Times bestselling author podcaster, and outdoor enthusiast on his journey to explore the country’s diverse landscapes and discover how they shape our outdoor lives. Wherever we live, we share a love for the wild, but in a country as big and diverse as America we have vastly different ways to find and experience nature.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2023

New! Episode 1: Suwannee: Wild River (America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston, Season 2) 54 min.

The Suwannee is one of the last wild rivers in America, and its watershed creates woods and wetlands, marshes, and cave systems. From its headwaters in the Okefenokee Swamp, Baratunde journeys downstream, meeting colorful denizens of the Suwannee. From jet skiers to herpetologists, manatees to snapping turtles, he learns how this unique environment inspires a whole range of passions.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2023

Is Florida Eating New York’s Lunch?: A Debate 50 min.

In 2022, more than 64,000 residents of New York packed up and moved to Florida, and recent census data reveal that 1.6 million former New Yorkers—or 8 percent of Florida’s total population—now call the Sunshine State home. Some argue that Florida’s lower taxes, warmer climate, and greater sense of safety will keep drawing people to the Sunshine State. But others question whether this trend will co...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2023

In the Name of Wild 83 min.

Ethnographer Phillip Vannini travels with his family over five years, to five continents and ten countries in search of the different meanings of wilderness, wildness, and wild nature.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2022