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National Geographic Films

Works: 75 works in 102 publications in 3 languages and 7,664 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Documentary television programs  History  Biography  Educational films  Wildlife films  Nonfiction television programs  Drama  Science television programs  Internet videos 
Roles: prn
Classifications: QE522, 551.21
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Publications about National Geographic Films
Publications by National Geographic Films
Most widely held works by National Geographic Films
God grew tired of us by Christopher Quinn( visu )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,458 libraries worldwide
Presents the plight of young, male Sudanese refugees, known as "lost boys," being displaced to foreign countries due to civil war in their homeland. The film tells the story of three of the lost boys who struggled to come to the United States for a better life, while still attempting to assist the family and friends they have left behind
Arctic tale by Narrator: Queen Latifah( visu )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,295 libraries worldwide
Filmed over the span of fifteen years, Arctic tale follows a polar bear cub and a walrus pup as they learn to survive in the wild and face increasing challenges posed by global warming
National Geographic kids ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 395 libraries worldwide
Two lovable pigs share their endless curiosity and wild adventures, both in the backyard and across the globe. Kids will follow siblings on exciting adventures around the world, and are introduced to lovable characters and stunning wildlife movies from National Geographic. Programs include popular episodes from the TV series: Are We There Yet?; Toot and Puddle; and Mama Mirabelle's Home Movies
Mysteries of Egypt by Scott Swofford( visu )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
Presents a story of a grandfather who enchants his granddaughter with tales of tombs and treasures. Travel back more than 4,000 years to a time when the Great Pyramids of Giza were built. A special 30-minute bonus program gives you an insider's look at what it took to create this film
Into the cosmos collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
National Geographic journeys to the depths of outer space to reveal stunning, up-close images of the mysterious solar system
Mysteries of the paranormal by Artist Not Provided( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Explore supernatural mysteries to reveal the truth behind ghosts, hauntings, vampires, witchcraft, and evil spirits. Programs include: Is It Real? Ghosts; Is It Real? Hauntings; Is It Real? Vampires; Taboo: Witchcraft; and Taboo: Evil Spirits
Cesar Millan the real story ( visu )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
Follow Cesar Millan's rise from impoverished illegal immigrant to celebrity dog trainer to international superstar. Join Cesar as he embarks on his live world speaking tour, films his new television series in Spain, and leads thousands of dogs and owners on a Pack Walk in Washington, D.C. Cesar reflects on his humble past, his family life, and his ever-evolving philosophy, which inspires people to improve their relationship with their dogs while becoming the pack leader of their own lives
Wild Congo ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
There's a reason Africa's most powerful and mysterious river is called the Heart of Darkness. Up to eight miles wide with towering ten-foot waves, the Congo pulses through dangerous terrain and serves as the lifeblood to an incredible variety of species; from forest elephants to elephant fish
Ultimate animal countdown ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
From the Great White shark, which can consume twenty pounds of flesh in just one bite, to the tiny fire ant with its poisonous venom, here is a countdown of nature's deadliest, most sophisticated killing machines
Eyewitness volcano by , Mick Rhodes( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Volcanic eruptions are a destructive force as old as the earth itself - a force that commands respect and fear. Unleashing the power of the Earth's molten interior in a single cataclysmic event, volcanoes have made their mark on human civilization since the earliest days of recorded history. We'll circle the globe profiling some of the most significant eruptions of our time - each more devastating than the last; each with its own compelling mysteries; each leading us to a mega-eruption that will change the world as we know it
Surviving K2 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
In the climbing world, there are no terms of endearment for K2, only begrudging whispers born of respect and fear: 'Mountains', 'Savage Mountain', and always, 'Killer Mountain'. K2 is infamous for having the second-highest fatality rate among the "eight thousanders" for those who climb it. For every four people who have reached the summit, one has died trying. K2's weather, remoteness, avalanche danger, rock falls, crevasses and other nightmarish hazards combine to make it 28,267 foot summit the hardest point on earth to reach. But climbers know all this and they still come to wage battle with this demon. Journey with twelve American climbers as they attempt to conquer this treacherous beast from the Chinese north side
Last wild chimps ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Jane Goodall has been studying wild chimpanzees for forty years. But recently, she spotted something she had never seen before: chimps who had never been hunted or harassed by humans, whose behavior wasn't influenced by the fear of people. For Goodall, it was a site she had to earn by traveling to one of the most isolated regions of the planet
Gila monster ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Brady Barr introduces us to two heroes of the wild west, one legendary, the other unsung. "Heloderma suspectum", the Gila Monster, is the source of more superstitions, folklore, and exaggerated claims than any other North American animal. "Onychomys torridus", the grasshopper mouse, looks like a sweet, harmless, little mouse-- but behaves like an invention of Hollywood's horror industry. This film is an action-packed expose of two extraordinary and contrasting strategies for survival - the killer lizard's ability to store energy in its huge fat tail and go for a year without food versus the mouse's voracious appetite and need to live and eat "in the fast lane."
Fearsome frogs ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Covers the Frog Festival in Rayne, Louisiana; Dozier Lester who sells frogs by mail order from Louisiana, and leopard frogs as an invasive species in Arizona
Midnight marauding lions ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
In northern Kenya, lions have begun to break into bomas, corals made of densely woven vegetation, and attack cattle. The Crittercam team hopes to discover what is changing in the lion's habitat and driving it to attack the livelihood of the Kenyan people
Out there Motala : an elephant's story ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Motala visits a remarkable elephant hospital in Thailand and meets a three-ton patient named Motala. Her front left foot was shattered by a landmine while working at a logging camp near the Thai-Myanmar (Burma) border, an area plagued by guerrilla warfare. In great pain, Motala makes a brave three-day trek to the elephant hospital in Lampang. When Motala finally reaches the hospital, her foot is beyond repair. Can a three-ton elephant live with only three legs?
Snakes of Oman ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
From an ancient land, comes a modern mystery. At a park in Oman, snakes moved in from all over the world, but just as quickly, they began to die. What's a fledgling snake park to do, when it loses all its reptile residents? Hire a detective, herpetologist Gerry Martin, who understands the slithery and the scaly
Sharks in love ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Scientists wait and watch as nurse shark females pick and choose which male they'll mate with. With the help of National Geographic's Crittercam®, they discover love can be painful
Hawaii volcanoes - Mauna Loa ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Scientist discusses efforts to monitor the seismic and magma activity of the Big Island of Hawaii's two volcanoes, Mauna Loa and Kilauea, using various means including satellite and a GPS monitoring network. Volcano monitoring will enable scientists to detect changes and predict possible eruptions sooner so that nearby communities can be updated and better prepared for an eruption
Escobar : paradise lost by Andrea Di Stefano( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Despite the extraordinary engineering of Brazil's Porto Primavera Dam, many scientists and environmentalists view its ecological effects as catastrophic. This program offers a sobering look at a nation's effort to balance its growing energy needs against the long-term benefits of preserving unique and irreplaceable ecosystems. Produced prior to the completion of Porto Primavera and the creation of its reservoir, the film focuses on numerous animal species endangered by the dam, including rare and vulnerable jaguars as well as hundreds of varieties of birds, monkeys, reptiles, and insects
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English (43)
French (2)
Turkish (1)
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