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A Murder Of Crows
1 x 60'
A Murder of Crows is a visually stunning nature documentary that offers a rare and intimate glimpse into the inner life of one of the most intelligent, playful and mischievous creatures on the planet – the common crow.
A Perfect Christmas
1 x 120'
Newlywed couple Cynthia and Steve invite their families to join them for the holidays, but when Steve is laid off just before Christmas and Cynthia discovers she’s pregnant, they both keep their news secret from each other in the hope] that the family celebrations run smoothly.
A Rose for Christmas
1 x 120'
Welder and artist Andy bumps heads with supervisor Cliff when he is assigned to oversee her construction of a float for the New Year’s Day parade in Pasadena, California. A task she inherits from her father (out of commission, doctor’s orders), the challenge of building this flowery float leads them into to a new year’s romance.
A Wish Come True
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Staring Megan Park (Secret Life of the American Teen), and cameo by Dean Cain (Superman) follows Lindsay Carmichael’s life as 30 years of birthday wishes start coming true after she blows out the candles on her 30th birthday cake.
Africa's Deadliest S3
3 x 60'
Africa’s deadliest predators, filmed in the harshest of conditions whilst performing extraordinary behavior.
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'Gender reversal’ parenting habits have always been intriguing to us because, as humans, we are accustomed to believing two parents are crucial for the well being of our children.
In the animal kingdom however there are a number of species where the father is often the sole guardian of his offspring while the mother is nowhere to be seen. This issue has baffled us for centuries and scientists have been on a constant quest to unravel these evolutionary anomalies. It is these solo dads, the curious branches of life’s evolutionary tree that we explore in this 50-minute documentary.
The dusty red plains of the Australian outback are home to the massive, gangly emu: a fantastically awkward bird with unusual habits. The emu is one of a handful of birds where, contrary to expectation, females are aggressive fighters while males are passive and peaceful. But the role-reversal does not end there. After laying a dozen long, turquoise eggs, female emus disappear, leaving dad behind to watch over the nest for two long, lonely months.
In British Columbia, below rocky shores and pristine forested coastlines lie the deep blue waters where we find the Midshipman. Every spring these weird looking fish come up to the shallows to breed among the rocks. Females spew a couple hundred eggs into their mate’s nest, and then their job is done. But not so for the males, who spend four months without food, solely protecting their unborn babies.
Meanwhile, on the harsh shorelines of Northern Europe, male Sand gobies build and defend nests underneath brackish waves. Fancier nests attract more females, and the only limit to the number of ladies these fathers can mate with is the number of eggs that their nests can hold. But the most puzzling fish father of all is the colourful, iconic seahorse. Amongst the vibrant reefs found below the sparkling turquoise waters of the Sydney harbor, seahorse dads have been observed undergoing pregnancy and giving birth.
In Brazil’s misty Atlantic forest, nearly blind Daddy longlegs fathers will spend four months upside down under a leaf, eating little, closely protecting a brood of gelatinous eggs. The most voracious predators of these fertilized eggs are the females, who don’t help at all in caring for their young. These devoted dads must try to tell the difference between females looking for love… versus lunch!
Atlantic - Fire In The Ocean
1 x 60'
Running down the centre of the Atlantic is a vast chain of volcanic mountains, 10,000km long – the mid-Atlantic Ridge. As underwater volcanoes erupt they create new seafloor – but occasionally eruptions are big enough to rise above the surface as tiny, isolated islands. Born of fire, these islands teem with life forms found nowhere else on earth. On this journey we’ll explore the natural history of these remote Atlantic islands, from Iceland in the north to those fringing Antarctica in the south.
Aurora Teagarden Mysteries, The
9 x 120'
After uncovering a human skull hidden in the window seat of the house she inherited from a member of the Real Murders Club, Aurora "Roe" Teagarden, a local librarian and proud club member, takes it upon herself to try and solve the case.
The Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: Bone to Pick (1 x 120')
The Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: Real Murders (1 x 120')
The Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: Three Bedroom, One Corpse (1 x 120')
The Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: The Julius House (1 x 120')
The Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: Dead Over Heels (1 x 120')
The Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: A Bundle Of Trouble (1 x 120')
The Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: Last Scene Alive (1 x 120')
The Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: Reap What You Sew (1 x 120')
The Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: The Disappearing Game (1 x 120')
Autumn In The Vineyard
1 x 120'
Sparks fly when rival winemakers Frankie Baudouin and Nate DeLuca find they suddenly share ownership at Sorrento Ranch. Each with an agenda of their own, their cohabitation and competition leads to romance.
Babies of the Plains
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Babies of the Plains takes place in the Serengeti where over 25,000 large animal species thrive. It is the story of new life in Africa and the lessons learned and dangers faced by a new generation of animals. From lions to elephants, gazelles to hyenas, buffalo to cheetahs, the varied youngsters in this documentary all seem to have boundless energy and a curiosity about everything they come across.
The playful little creatures need the constant care of their watchful mothers and we get a glimpse into the different challenges faced by various animal parents raising their young.
Baby Animals Around the World S3
10 x 60'
Baby Animals Around the World is a humorous narration driven series based on a day in the life of a broad range of extremely cute baby animals from a wide variety of natural, domestic and cultural environments around the world.
In this third series we follow a vast selection of baby animals and their parents from different habitats around the world, taking us to the freezing cold mountains of the Arctic to the rivers of North America, even to our very own backyards. Within these familiar environments we highlight baby behaviours and milestones including birthing (where appropriate), first hours, feeding, nurturing, grooming, play, napping, romping, exploring and learning with mum and dad. Featuring extreme cute close up shots intermixed with fast paced action sequences we see how each baby animal interacts with the world around them. Using high quality clips and humorous narration Baby Animals: Around The World delivers all the extreme captivating and cute factors in high definition with great production values. It is the ultimate celebration of the animal kingdom through its most loveable critters - the babies! This visually stunning series showcases the unique relationship we have with these adorable baby animals from all around the world.
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Bears are something exceptional these days. There are only a few regions in Europe, like the Carpathian Mountains or the High Tatras, where they can still be found in the wild. Vaclav Chaloupek is a well-known wildlife photographer and filmmaker. When his friend, the forest ranger, shows up with bear orphans, Vaclav will become their new mother, take care of them and provide the bear twins with future prospects. Very soon Vaclav is an experienced bear mum. Bottle feeding, cleaning up their mess - the usual things. And in between he has to put up with their constant demand for more food. But the bear babies are developing splendidly.
On their daily excursions with Vaclav they meet other animals in the forest. These encounters are always exciting and surprising to the bear mum and often result in bizarre situations and Vaclav is learning about these great creatures. It never gets boring because there is always something new to discover in nature, there are challenges to be met and adventures to be had.
One worry remains though: where will the twins live in future? Soon it becomes apparent that a life in freedom would be too dangerous. The two bears are imprinted on humans and have lost their mistrust and fear of human beings. But Vaclav finds a solution...
In emotionally engaging images the film shows the adolescence of the bear twins, it documents their first steps and follows their development from defenseless bear babies to cheeky, 60-kilo bear teenagers.