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Winter 2005 DVS® E-guide Update from
the Media Access Group at WGBH
Media Access Group at WGBH to Provide Closed Captioning and Live Description for PBS's Inaugural Coverage

The Media Access Group at WGBH will provide both closed captioning and live description of George W. Bush's second presidential inauguration for the PBS presentation of Inauguration 2005 a NewsHour special. The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) coverage of the inauguration airs live on Thursday, January 20 from 11am to 1pm EST (check local listings). In 1993, PBS's coverage of the Clinton inauguration was the first live television program that was made fully accessible to deaf, hard-of-hearing, blind and visually impaired viewers.

New Film Releases Coming to Accessible Theaters Near You...

As MoPix installations pop up across the country, more accessible theatrical films are being released than ever before! The following feature films are either now playing -- or are coming soon -- to a MoPix-equipped theater in your area. (Titles and release dates are subject to change).

  • White Noise (Universal Pictures), scheduled for a January 7 release

  • Elektra (Twentieth Century Fox Films): scheduled for a January 14 release

  • Are We There Yet? (Sony Pictures), scheduled for a January 21 release

  • Hide and Seek (Twentieth Century Fox Films), scheduled for a January 28 release

  • Hitch (Sony Pictures), scheduled for a February 11 release

  • Last First Kiss (Columbia Pictures), scheduled for a February 11 release

  • Because of Winn Dixie (Twentieth Century Fox Films), scheduled for a February 18 release

  • Constantine (Warner Bros. Pictures), scheduled for a February 18 release

  • Robots (Twentieth Century Fox Films), scheduled for a March 11 release

  • Nanny McPhee (Universal Pictures), scheduled for a March 25 release

    For a complete list of described films currently playing and coming soon, as well as locations of theaters equipped with MoPix, visit

    New Releases from DVS Home Video®...

    The following titles are now available to order from DVS Home Video.

  • Raising Helen (Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Inc.)

  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.)

  • The Terminal (DreamWorks Home Entertainment/Universal Home Video)

  • Shrek 2 (DreamWorks Home Entertainment/Universal Home Video)

  • The Passion of the Christ (Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.)

  • The Last Samurai (Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.)

    Additional description information and resources available on the Web...

    Additional information about description, including "How to Access DVS," the full list of available DVS Home Videos, described series on PBS and described movies on Turner Classic Movies cable channel, and updates between issues of the E-Guide are available on the Web at

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