Program Catalog

California Coast

DocumentaryCalifornia Coastal Trail logo
Producer: Rigler Creative
Rights: Unlimited, 1/1/20 to 12/31/21 (Live Linear Streaming available)
High Definition

Free Program 

California Coast celebrates the most beautiful and most visited coastline in the world. One of the Golden State’s best-kept secrets, the 1100-mile California Coastal Trail follows the coastline in its entirety, a magnificent once-in-a-century planning and construction effort.

Over the last 4 years, the film team at Rigler Creative (Lost LA City Walk on public television) visited all 15 counties along the California coastline between Mexico and Oregon to capture material.

This brand-new special compiles new interviews and the cinematic highlights from all 15 counties to explore the questions and most pressing topics currently dominating the national conversation: sea level rise, coastal access, diversity, cultural barriers, ocean preservation, and the legacy of the Coastal Act.

A result of the landmark 1972 voter initiative ‘Proposition 20,’ the California Coastal Act established visionary legislature in order to protect and conserve the California coastline, regulate development and construction in the Coastal Zone Boundary and guarantee public access to the ocean for all, unique among the states in the union.

As part of the Coastal Act, the state was tasked to design and construct an uninterrupted trail, to be ‘Within Sight, Sound and Scent of the Ocean’, thereby effectively creating an 1100-mile linear park along the entire California coast.



I’ll Have It My Way with Hattie Bryant

I'll Have It My Way with Hattie Bryant

“The medicalization of American life from birth to death is killing our souls.”

– Hattie Bryant

As much as we all want to believe we can live forever, we all know deep down that it simply can’t be true.

From this program viewers learn that there are things each of us can do to live fully, all the way to the end. Anyone who is willing to take four simple steps now, while healthy, can minimize if not avoid entirely, the pain, suffering, confusion and disagreements that can arise when end-of-life healthcare wishes are not clearly spelled out.

Americans need this information because 70% say they want to die peacefully surrounded by friends and family … while actually 70% are dying in institutions surrounded by strangers.

Few people choose to contemplate critical illness or the inevitability of death until their time comes. Because possibilities are rarely discussed, many people are unprepared or unable to make critical end-of-life decisions and spend their last days in over-medicalized and unnecessarily painful and protracted situations.

Breaking through the taboo of discussing death, Hattie Bryant shows that we have choices.

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Food: What the Heck Should I Eat? with Mark Hyman, MD

Dr. Mark Hyman

Did you know that oatmeal actually isn’t a healthy way to start the day? That milk doesn’t build bones, and eggs aren’t the devil? In Food: What the Heck Should I Eat?, Dr. Mark Hyman looks at every food group and explains what we’ve gotten wrong, revealing which foods nurture our health and which pose a threat. He also explains food’s crucial role in functional medicine and how food systems and policies affect our environmental and personal health.
With myth-busting insights, easy-to-understand science, and delicious, wholesome recipes, Food: What the Heck Should I Eat? is a no-nonsense guide to achieving optimal weight and lifelong health.

Eating real food doesn’t have to be complicated. Dr. Hyman is going to show us the principles of healthy eating by walking through each of the major food catefories – from meats to beverages and everything in between. Dr. Hyman tells the viewer exactly what foods to focus on and what to avoid. He will provide easy steps to get started, taking out all of the guess work of putting together meals. As a bonus, Dr. Hyman will also explain how food is one of the greatest contributors to global warming and pollution, then he will show us what foods will take less of a toll on our environment and our health.

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