Righteous Among The Nations – Non-Europeans

Righteous Among The Nations – Non-Europeans

Chiune Sugihara was born in 1900 to a middle-class family in Gifu Prefecture on Japan’s main island of Honshu.  Sugihara wanted to travel, to see and experience everything the world had to offer. He was interested in foreign ideas, religion, philosophy, and language,...
Boldly Go

Boldly Go

Before the Mercury program began in 1958, doctors were worried about how our bodies would function without the gravity in which we had evolved for hundreds of thousands of years. What would happen with a circulatory system that was used to gravity working against it?...
Never Work with Children or Animals, part 1

Never Work with Children or Animals, part 1

  We’ve been filming animals as long as we’ve been filming ourselves.  The first movie to star an animal as the protagonist was Rover to the Rescue, all the way back in 1905.  Rover to the Rescue was a British silent drama directed by Cecil Hepworth, the owner of...
Feeling Salty

Feeling Salty

    In the ancient Ghanian empire, a drum sounds in the distance.  Traders go to the appointed spot. The people they are trading with have already gone, leaving their goods behind them.  This is the silent trade. The commodity that wait for them unprotected...