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No.7 On The List

Premieres Mar 1 @ 7:19 pm

Preview: Hitler was going to bomb us!

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Premieres Mar 1. Watch Preview of No.7 On The List...Springfield residents on myths of Hitler's plans.

Springfield, VT residents have long believed their town was on Hitler's bombing list during WWII. This short film talks to three generations of residents about the myth and what it means to the town. 8 minutes

Thursday, March 1, 7:19 p.m. on Vermont PBS
Sunday, March 4, 2:16 p.m. on Vermont PBS

Tapped

Premieres Mar 1 @ 7 pm

Preview: I love the buckets and the horses...

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Rating: NR

Premieres Mar 1. Changing and advancing technology and the maple sugaring culture of Vermont

As the largest producer of maple syrup in the United States, maple sugaring is a huge part of Vermont culture. With ever-changing and advancing technology, the way in which we go about our everyday lives continues to evolve - the same is true for maple sugaring. Tapped follows three sugar makers, old and new exploring their various methods of producing and distributing maple syrup. 30 minutes

Thursday, March 1, 7 p.m. on Vermont PBS
Sunday, March 4, 2 p.m. on Vermont PBS

Forgotten Farms

begins Feb. 8

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Forgotten Farms examines class divides in our farm and food communities. Most people buy their food in supermarkets and don't have a chance to meet their farmer, as the bumper sticker recommends. But in more affluent communities, farm-to-table restaurants, farmer's markets and CSAs are booming and the new farmers are celebrated. There is another farmer who is left out of the local food celebration. 60 minutes | broadcast only

Sunday, Feb 11, 2 p.m. on Vermont PBS
Monday, Feb 12, 9 p.m. on Vermont PBS Plus
Friday, Feb 23, 8 p.m. on Vermont PBS Plus

World Circus

begins Feb 15

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World Circus follows five top circus acts from different countries as they prepare to compete at the 'Academy Awards' of circus competitions. For two months, through six countries and eleven cities, the acts are followed, along with interviews with the founder of the Big Apple Circus, owner of Ringling Brothers, and artistic director at Cirque du Soleil. 60 minutes | broadcast only

Thursday, Feb 15, 7 p.m. on Vermont PBS
Sunday, Feb 18, 2 p.m. on Vermont PBS
Monday, Feb 19, 9 p.m. on Vermont PBS Plus
Wednesday, Feb 28, 9:30 p.m. on Vermont PBS Plus

Shadows Fall North

begins Feb 22

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How does a state with the motto "Live Free or Die" and a celebrated legacy of abolitionism confront and understand its participation in slavery, segregation, and the neglect of African-American history? This film seeks to answer the question: What happens when we move toward a fuller understanding of our history by including all voices? 120 minutes | Streaming available Feb 22

Thursday, Feb 22, 7 p.m. on Vermont PBS
Sunday, Feb 25, 2 p.m. on Vermont PBS
Monday, Feb 26, 9 p.m. on Vermont PBS Plus

Senate 74: Choosing A New Leader For Vermont

Senate 74: Choosing a New Leader for Vermont

29:16
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Expires: 02/02/19
Rating: NR

The story of the 1974 Senate campaign, Vermont's people and their problems and one candidate, Patrick Leahy. Made in the wake of Watergate, this film propelled Leahy from Chittenden County State's Attorney to the US Senate, at age 34. 30 minutes

Friday, Feb 16, 8 p.m. on Vermont PBS Plus
Wednesday, Feb 21, 10 p.m. on Vermont PBS Plus

Warriors' Women

Warriors’ Women

27:27
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Expires: 02/02/19
Rating: NR
Filmed in Vermont in 1980, on how the aftermath of the Vietnam War has affected families, was funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the Vermont Council on the Humanities. 30 minutes

Friday, Feb 16, 8:30 p.m. on Vermont PBS Plus
Wednesday, Feb 21, 10:30 p.m. on Vermont PBS Plus

Recent highlights

Powder Days...

Thrills and Spills in the North Country


This program will take you back to the times when winter sports blossomed throughout the Northeastern United States, to Stowe and North Conway, Woodstock, and Lake Placid. It includes scenes of ski-joring behind horses, cars and airplanes, ski races up main streets and all those places where people enjoy winter. Revisit small neighborhood ski and sledding hills, the downhill skiing boom of the sixties, the lure of cross-country touring in the seventies, the rediscovery of the telemark turn, the birth of snowboarding, and the roots of the extreme skiing movement. Streaming not available. 60 min.

Friday, Feb 2, 10 p.m. on Vermont PBS Plus

Legends Of American Skiing


Legends of American Skiing follows the evolution of Alpine skiing from its rough-and-tumble days in the High Sierras in the mid-1800s to the 1936 winter Games when skiing first became an Olympic sport. Witness Toni Matt, the only man ever to ski straight down the near-vertical headwall on Mount Washington-visit Sun Valley when it was only a dream-Stowe's first trails-Aspen when it was still a mining town. Thrilling authentic footage and accounts by those who were there. Streaming not available. 60 min

Friday, Feb 2, 8 p.m. on Vermont PBS Plus

Passion for Snow


Explores a century of U.S. skiing and snow sports, with a focus on the many innovative contributions of Dartmouth College, located in snowy, ski-oriented Hanover, N.H. Along with vintage footage and photos, former Olympians and Hall-of-Fame skiers lend their insights. Produced by Vermont filmmaker Rick Moulton. Streaming not available. 60 min

Friday, Feb 9, 10 p.m. on Vermont PBS Plus

United We Ski

35:59
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Expires: 01/26/19
Rating: NR
This documentary looks at the rise and decline of the region's small ski areas, telling the story of three surviving areas in Vermont (Hard'ack, Cochran's Ski Area, and Northeast Slopes), which rely on community support, volunteerism, and Yankee ingenuity to provide affordable skiing to local kids and families. 30 min

Monday, Jan 29, 9 p.m. on Vermont PBS Plus
Friday, Feb 9, 8 p.m. on Vermont PBS Plus

History Of Bolton Valley

25:22
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Rating: NR
This program tells the history of Bolton Valley from the 1920's when it was used recreationally for backcountry skiing through the development of the resort we know today which was built in 1966. The story looks at the past 50 years of skiing and riding at the mountain, focusing on previous owners, staff and guests. 30 min

Monday, Jan 29, 9:40 p.m. on Vermont PBS Plus
Friday, Feb 9, 8:40 p.m. on Vermont PBS Plus

Spirit Of A Classic: Mad River Glen


Made in 1988 to celebrate Mad River's fortieth Anniversary, this 45 minute program captured the founders of the Ski Area describing how it was created. They relate the story and amazing restored color films show finding the land, climbing the mountain in summer and winter to lay out the trails, constructing the ski area, and its early years. Over 60 years old now and a Coop owned by skiers, the mountain flourishes today and continues this fine tradition. 30 min. Streaming not available.

Monday, Jan 29, 10:10 p.m. on Vermont PBS Plus
Friday, Feb 9, 9:10 p.m. on Vermont PBS Plus

Fire

20:53
Published:
Expires: 12/14/18
Rating: NR

A modern version of Jack London's classic short story.

Confessions of a Cannabis Consultant

14:23
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Expires: 12/14/18
Rating: NR

Marijuana grower and healer Ezra Parzybok is raided by the police.

Berning Love

13:54
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Expires: 12/14/18
Rating: NR

People search for love in their political and romantic lives by following Bernie Sanders.

Namuli

24:12
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Expires: 07/22/18
Rating: NR

Namuli is a community-backed film about the spirit of exploration

Guided

19:01
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Rating: NR

Profiles the gentle spirit of Maine wilderness guide Ray Reitze

The original Artisans at Frog Hollow in 1971

24:51
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Expires: 10/28/20
Rating: NR

The original Artisans at Frog Hollow: Richard Wissler, Andrew Marks and Clarisse Shechter.

Frog Hollow Green Mountain Artisans - Made in Fire

27:56
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Expires: 11/03/20
Rating: NR

Made in Fire: Steven Bronstein recovers from a studio fire.

Emily Mason: A Painting Experience

19:19
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Expires: 05/10/18
Rating: NR

A short documentary portrait about the prolific visual artist Emily Mason.