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Films with: Sanders, Jay O.

1-800-INDIA
Over the past decade, India has emerged as the leader in the global market for white-collar "outsourcing" jobs-- a notable component of India's rapid economic growth. This documentary explores the experience of young Indian men and women who have been recruited into these new jobs requiring long hours, night shifts, and westernized work habits. Also reveals the human and cultural effect on Indian family life, the evolving cities and towns, and on the aspirations and daily lives of young Indians, especially women, entering the work force. Followed by interview with Michael Elliott, editor of Time International.
DVD 4739
18 with a bullet
Presents the reality of gang life in El Salvador, where deported gang members from the United States easily recruit teenagers into two warring gangs.
DVD 4987
Big energy gamble
This videodisc explores the pros and cons of California's controversial program to slash carbon dioxide emissions and promote energy efficiency, which could be adopted nationwide during the Obama administration.
DVD 7006
Building the great cathedrals
Carved from a hundred million pounds of stone, soaring effortlessly atop a spiderweb of masonry, Gothic cathedrals are marvels of human achievement and artistry. But how did medieval builders reach such spectacular heights? Consuming the labor of entire towns, sometimes taking a hundred years to build, these architectural marvels were crafted from just hand tools and stone. Many now teeter on the brink of catastrophic collapse.
DVD 8611
Cracking the Maya code
The ancient Maya civilization of Central America left behind an intricate and mysterious hieroglyphic script carved on monuments and painted on pottery and bark books. This program highlights the ingenious breakthroughs that cracked the code, unleashing a flood of dramatic new insights about the ancient civilization.
DVD 7106
Dawn of humanity
Nova and National Geographic present exclusive access to an astounding discovery of ancient fossil human ancestors. Deep in a South African cave, a special team of experts has brought to light an unprecedented wealth of fossils belonging to a crucial gap in the record of our origins that spans the transition between the ape-like australopithecines (such as the famous Lucy) and the earliest members of the human family.
DVD 11232
Day after tomorrow
When global warming triggers the onset of a new Ice Age, tornadoes flatten Los Angeles, a tidal wave engulfs New York City and the entire Northern Hemisphere begins to freeze solid. Now, climatologist Jack Hall, his son Sam, and a small band of survivors must ride out the growing superstorm and stay alive in the face of an enemy more powerful and relentless than anything anyone has ever encountered: Mother Nature.
DVD 5287
Half nelson
An inner-city junior high school teacher struggles with issues of addiction and his relationships with his students. One association becomes especially remarkable, perhaps even questionable.
DVD 5484
Inside Einstein's mind
Retrace Einstein's thought experiments as NOVA reveals the simple but powerful ideas that reshaped our understanding of gravity, illuminating the theory of general relativity, and Einsteinâ‚‚s brilliance, as never before.
DVD 11522
Man who saved the world
This film explores the dramatic and little-known events that unfolded inside a nuclear-armed Soviet submarine during the Cuban Missile Crisis. While politicians sought a solution to the stand-off, Vasili Arkhipov, an officer aboard the submarine, refused to fire a nuclear torpedo, thus averting disaster.
DVD 11626
Salmon running the gauntlet /
Examines various dilemmas in the search for ways to save the dwindling population of wild Pacific salmon due to overfishing, habitat loss and dams, and, ironically, our efforts to save them.
DVD 10951
Spy factory
This videodisc exposes the hidden, high-tech workings of the world's largest intelligence agency, the National Security Agency (NSA) and a report on the threat to privacy and the effectiveness of high-tech surveillance in the age of terrorism.
DVD 6319