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1. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,288

2. The Sky's on Fire (1999 TV Movie)

89 min | Action, Sci-Fi

4.4
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The ozone is depleted and as a result of this all sorts things are happening like lethal insects flying around. A scientist tries to warn everybody about this but no one seems to believe ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Lerner | Stars: John Corbett, Josie Bissett, Bradley Whitford, Ben Browder

Votes: 278

3. PBS NewsHour (1975– )

60 min | News

7.5
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PBS newshour is an news show which shows news updates.

Stars: Judy Woodruff, Gwen Ifill, Jim Lehrer, Jeffrey Brown

Votes: 182

4. Life and Times (1996– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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Biographies of famous Canadians.

Stars: Ann-Marie MacDonald, June Callwood, Norman Jewison, Peter Gzowski

Votes: 32

5. Sean Connery Close Up (1997 Video)

45 min | Documentary, Biography

6.1
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A unique, insightful and intimate look at one of cinema's greatest stars.

Directors: Louise Krakower, Michael Tobias | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Kim Basinger, Nicolas Cage, Kate Capshaw

Votes: 59

6. Y.M.I. (2004)

Not Rated | 80 min

3.1
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Y.M.I. unflinchingly demystifies teen suicide. It is a study of dark forces lurking in the lives of teenagers today. The story unveils three high school seniors who dress and live by the ... See full summary »

Director: Marek Probosz | Stars: Owen Williams, Cy Carter, Andrew William Mariano Jr., Jesselynn Desmond

Votes: 26

7. River of Love (1999 Video)

87 min | Documentary

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While growing up, Mata Amritanandamayi Devi seemed to have so much going against her. Born in a poor country with a condition known as temporal lobe epilepsy (T.L.E) (see PBS NOVA _Secrets ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Tobias

8. Sean Connery, an Intimate Portrait (2002)

Documentary, Biography

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Directors: Louise Krakower, Michael Tobias | Stars: Sean Connery, Billy Connolly, Alvin Rakoff, Ed Harris

Votes: 78

9. No Vacancy (2005)

90 min | Documentary

7.7
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Global responses to the Human Population Explosion; impact on the environment and biodiversity.

Director: Michael Tobias | Stars: Mohammad Jalal Abbasi-Shavazi, Kalpana Apte, Rofina Asuru, John Awoonor-Williams

Votes: 13

10. Voice of the Planet (1991– )

600 min

6.7
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William Shatner plays an ecologist who discovers a computer in a remote Budhist monestary that somehow speaks as Gaia (planet Earth).

Stars: Debra Lamb, William Shatner

Votes: 15

11. The Power Game (1988 TV Movie)

240 min | Documentary

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Politics in Washington, D.C., Moscow, behind-the-scenes of Congressional issues and debates.

Director: Philip Burton Jr. | Stars: Mikhail Gorbachev, Al Gore, Ronald Reagan, Hedrick Smith

12. Kazantzakis (1983 TV Short)

30 min | Short, Biography

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The biography of the great Greek poet, philosopher and novelist, Nikos Kazantzakis.

Director: Michael Tobias | Stars: Jules Dassein, Kimon Friar, Gikha, Eleni Kazantzakis

13. Hotspots (2008 TV Movie)

89 min | Documentary

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A major feature film on the most sophisticated and difficult efforts worldwide to rescue habitat and species from extinction. Filmed throughout many of the 35 biological hot-spots on the planet.

Director: Michael Tobias | Stars: Jean-Philippe Boubli, Donald Brightsmith, Joel D. Despain, Brian Foster

14. Cloudwalker (1985 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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Three climbers attempt the most difficult ice wall in the world, near Mount Denali, in the Ruth Gorge, Alaska.

Director: Michael Tobias | Stars: Jim Bridwell, Jeff Lowe

15. Ahimsa: Non-Violence (1987)

60 min | Documentary

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The first film to chronicle the world of Jainism, a vegetarian, non-violent ancient religion of India.

Director: Michael Tobias | Star: The Dalai Lama

16. Bioreverie (2016)

Documentary

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College documentary filmed at a beautiful location about preserving and enjoying the ecosystem. The sound track is lovely.

Director: William Dodgen

17. Antarctica: The Last Continent (1986 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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The science, politics, and ecology of Antarctica.

Director: Michael Tobias

18. The Cost of Cool (2001 TV Short)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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A look at teenage consumption and views about the environment.

Director: Michael Tobias | Star: Alexandra Paul

19. Whale Shark Hunters of the Philippines (2001 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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A study in the ecology and conservation of whale sharks, the largest fish in the world and a vegetarian one at that.

Director: Erin Calmes | Star: William Shatner

20. Mad Cowboy (2006 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary

7.9
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Biography of a rancher turned vegan.

Director: Michael Tobias | Star: Howard Lyman

Votes: 25

21. Jam Packed: The Challenge of Human Overpopulation (1997 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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Young people and the environment.

Director: Michael Tobias | Star: Alexandra Paul

22. The View from Malabar (1997 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary

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A study of urban sprawl and agricultural and ecological values in the United States, centering in Ohio, as well as a portrait of the life of author/farmer Louis Bromfield.

Director: Michael Tobias | Star: James Cromwell

23. Black Tide (1988 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary

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An ecological and cultural post-mortem on the Exxon Valdez oil spill disaster in Alaska.

Director: Michael Tobias

24. The Fifth Annual Genesis Awards (1991 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Awards show looking at the best films and television shows related to animal rights for the year.

Director: Michael Tobias | Stars: Sid Caesar, Dixie Carter, Gloria DeHaven, Ami Dolenz

25. Science Notes (1985–1987)

160 min | Documentary

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A series of short documentaries examining a wide range of topics within the sciences and social sciences.

Star: Michael Tobias

26. Kids and Animals: A Healing Experience (2000)

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Director: Michael Tobias

27. A Day in the Life of India (1996 TV Movie)

100 min | Documentary

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A celebration of the soul of India.

Director: Michael Tobias

28. State of the Earth (2011 Video)

Documentary

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Directors: Jane Gray Morrison, Michael Tobias | Stars: Paul Ehrlich, Bob Gillespie, Thomas Gillespie, John Harte

29. World War III (1995 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary

7.1
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A study of the human population explosion and its impact on biodiversity and global ecosystems.

Director: Michael Tobias | Star: Michael Tobias

Votes: 7

30. Sand and Lightning (1986 TV Movie)

30 min | Documentary

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A look at the Japanese genius for art and technology and how those proclivities come together in the art of the bonsai tree, the Japanese landscape aesthetic, the microchip, and Japanese culture.

Director: Michael Tobias | Star: Michael Tobias

31. A Day in the Life of Ireland (1991 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary

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A celebration of the life and soul of Ireland.

Director: Michael Tobias | Star: Mary Robinson

32. Space Futures (1986 TV Short)

30 min | Documentary, Short

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A look at the future of NASA and space exploration in the wake of the Challenger tragedy.

Director: Michael Tobias | Star: Michael Tobias

33. A Parliament of Minds: Philosophy for a New Millennium (2000– )

Documentary

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A series of fifteen intimate half-hour interviews with some of the world's leading philosophers.

Stars: K. Anthony Appiah, Yoko Arisaka, Peter Caws, Ewert Cousins

34. America's Great Parks (1998 TV Movie)

100 min | Documentary

7.5
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The history, ecology, biology, anthropology, and geology of the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and Yosemite National Parks.

Director: Gino Tanasescu | Star: James Brolin

Votes: 6

35. Yasuní: A Meditation on Life (II) (2012)

21 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Michael Tobias

36. Images of Arizona (2000 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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A look at three great landscape photographers as they work in Arizona.

Director: Michael Tobias | Stars: Leroy de Jolie, Jack Dykinga, David Muench

37. Legends & Dreamers (1998 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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Lyrical portrait of the ecology of Arizona.

Director: Michael Tobias | Star: Don Collier

38. Last Stand: The Struggle for the Ballona Wetlands (1998)

57 min | Documentary

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Directors: Todd Brunelle, Sheila A. Laffey | Star: Edward Asner

39. Yasuní: A Meditation on Life (I) (2012)

21 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Michael Tobias

40. A Parliament of Souls (1994–1995)

960 min | Documentary

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A global overview of many of the great leaders of the world.

Stars: Chungliang Al Huang, Azizah Y. Al-Hibri, A.T. Ariyaratne, Thomas Banyacya

41. Reigning Cats of San Francisco (1998 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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Inside the amusing, poignant world of pedigree cats.

Director: Michael Tobias

42. J.C. Leyendecker: The Great American Illustrator (2000 TV Movie)

45 min | Biography

5.2
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The life and work of artist J.C. Leyendecker.

Director: Amy Stone | Star: Ossie Davis

Votes: 6

43. The Making of 'Voice of the Planet' (1990 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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A behind the scenes Making of - the Voice of the Planet Television Series.

Director: Michael Tobias | Stars: Faye Dunaway, Jane Morrison, William Shatner, Michael Tobias

44. Fourth Annual Genesis Awards (1990 TV Special)

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Director: Michael Tobias | Stars: Ami Dolenz, Tippi Hedren, Rue McClanahan

45. The Hydrogen Age (2004 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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An in-depth examination of the alternative energy resource - hydrogen.

Directors: Marc Griffith, Geoffrey B. Holland | Star: Leonard Nimoy

46. Element One (1998 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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The film examines an alternative energy future based on a hydrogen fuel cell economy.

Director: Michael Tobias

47. PBS NewsHour (1975– )
Episode: A Hole in the Sky (1987)

15 min | News

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A look at the politics, ecosystem dynamics, science and adventure in Antarctica.

Director: Michael Tobias | Star: Michael Tobias

48. Life and Times (1996– )
Episode: At Home in the Universe: The Life and Times of William Shatner (1997)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

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The life story of actor/environmentalist William Shatner.

Director: Michael Tobias | Stars: Ann-Marie MacDonald, Jason Alexander, Kate Mulgrew, Leonard Nimoy

49. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Steven Seagal (2005)

Documentary, Biography

5.5
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Directors: Kathy Williamson, Terrence Sacchi | Stars: Steven Seagal, Al Anderson, Dickey Beer, Tim Chappel

Votes: 62

50. PBS NewsHour (1975– )
Episode: The Gift (1987)

12 min | News

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A news documentary about Joshua Bell, the great violinist.

Director: Michael Tobias | Stars: Joshua Bell, Professor Gingold