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Summary: Chef, writer, adventurer, provocateur: Anthony Bourdain lived his life unabashedly. Director Morgan Neville offers an intimate, behind-the-scenes look at how an anonymous chef became a world-renowned cultural icon. This unflinching look at Bourdain reverberates with his presence, in his own voice and in the way he indelibly impacted the world around him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 921 Bourdain

Summary: A fearless group of journalists maintain India's only women-led news outlet. All from the Dalit caste, the women of Khabar Lahariya prepare to transition the newspaper from print to digital while fighting for marginalized voices in the world's largest democracy. The film chronicles the astonishing determination of these reporters as they redefine what it means to be powerful.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Summary: Agatha Christie ranks as one of the most successful writers of all time. Combining rare access to Christie's family and her personal archive, the show gives viewers a never-before-seen look into the late crime writer's fascinating life story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 921 Christie

Summary: Master documentary filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished. The result is a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America, using Baldwin's original words and a flood of rich archival material. A journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2017

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD I Am Not

Summary: Lucy Worsley recreates how Christmas was celebrated during the age of Henry VIII, eating, drinking, singing, dancing and partying as people did 500 years ago. On each of the traditional twelve days of Christmas, Lucy reveals a different aspect of the festivities, uncovering fresh insights into the Tudor mind and casting a captivating new light on Christmas itself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Movies, Call number: HOLIDAY DVD 263.9 Twelve

Summary: Chronicling the riveting history and personal experiences, at once liberating and challenging, harrowing and inspiring, deeply revealing and profoundly transforming, of African Americans on the road from the advent of the automobile through the seismic changes of the 1960s and beyond, it explores the deep background of a recent phrase rooted in realities that have been an indelible part of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 323 Driving

Summary: Reveals how consumer demand for five species has America importing 90% of its seafood threatening fishing communities and public health. But pioneering chefs and fishermen are leading a movement to reconnect us back to our local seafood.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 639 Fish

Summary: A handful of men and their expertly trained dogs search for rare, expensive and delicious white Alba truffles deep in the forests of Piedmont, Italy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2021

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 641 Truffle

Summary: At a time when the free press is under threat, OBIT. takes a rare look inside one of the United States' foremost journalistic institutions, The New York Times. The steadfast writers of the paper's Obituaries section approach their work with journalistic rigor and narrative flair, each day depositing the details of a handful of extraordinary lives into the cultural memory. Going beyond the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 070 Obit

Summary: In his acclaimed debut as a filmmaker, Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson presents a powerful and transporting documentary, part music film, part historical record, created around an epic event that celebrated Black history, culture, and fashion. Over the course of six weeks in the summer of 1969, just one hundred miles south of Woodstock, The Harlem Cultural Festival was filmed in Mount Morris Park...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 781.5 Summer

Summary: Looks at life at The Villages in Sumter County, Florida, America's largest retirement community.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 307 Oppenheim

Summary: The true story of skipper Tracy Edwards and the first all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World race.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD 797 Maiden

Summary: "How do 1.1 billion people around the world live on less than one dollar a day? Four young friends set out to research and live this reality. Armed with only a video camera and a desire to understand, they spend just 56 dollars each for 56 days in rural Pena Blanca, Guatemala. They battle E.Coli, financial stress, and the realization that there are no easy answers. Yet, the generosity and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Creative Visions] 2013

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 305.56 Living

Summary: From director Todd Douglas Miller comes a cinematic event 50 years in the making. Crafted from a newly discovered trove of 65mm footage, and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings, the film takes viewers straight to the heart of NASA's most celebrated mission, the one that first put men on the moon, and forever made Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin into household names.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 629.45 Apollo

Summary: Walt Disney was uniquely adept at art as well as commerce, a master filmmaker who harnessed the power of technology and storytelling. This new film examines Disney's complex life and enduring legacy. Features rare archival footage from the Disney vaults, scenes from some of his greatest films, interviews with biographers and animators, and the designers who helped turn his dream of Disneyland...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 921 Disney

Amalric, Mathieu

Summary: Filmmakers discuss François Truffaut's book "Le cinéma selon Alfred Hitchcock" and its influence on their work.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2016

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 791.43 Hitch

Summary: "They were charismatic and forward thinking, imaginative and courageous, compassionate and resolute, and, at times, arrogant, vengeful, and reckless. For hundreds of years, Native American leaders from Massasoit, Tecumseh, and Tenskwatawa, to Major Ridge, Geronimo, and Fools Crow valiantly resisted expulsion from their lands and fought the extinction of their culture. Sometimes, their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Educational Foundation 2009

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 970 PBS

Summary: Despite attempts by his friends, loved ones and his new girlfriend to dissuade him from this dangerous feat, Alex Honnold, the worlds most accomplished free soloist climber, prepares mentally and physically for his most daring adventure to date: scaling the 3200-foot El Capitan in Yosemite without a rope or safety gear. If he succeeds, it will mark the largest wall he, or anyone else, for that...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2019

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Free

Summary: Tells the extraordinary story of a postal clerk and a librarian who managed to build one of the most important contemporary art collections in history with very modest means.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Video Group 2009

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 709 Herb

Summary: 5 Broken Cameras is a deeply personal, first-hand account of non-violent resistance in Bil'in, a West Bank village threatened by encroaching Israeli settlements. Shot almost entirely by Palestinian farmer Emad Burnat, who bought his first camera in 2005 to record the birth of his youngest son, the footage was later turned into a galvanizing cinematic experience by co-directors Burnat and Davidi.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2013

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 956 Burn

Summary: An in-depth look into the life of fashion icon Iris Apfel, and her husband of over 60 years: the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven with an outsized presence on the New York & Palm Beach fashion scenes. Despite the abundance of glamour in her current life, Iris continues to embrace the values and work ethic established during a middle-class Queens upbringing during the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 921 Iris

Strickland, Bill

Summary: Provides an engaging and inspiring look at public education in the United States through the stories of five students such as Emily, a Silicon Valley eighth-grader who is afraid of being labeled as unfit for college, and Francisco, a Bronx first-grader whose mom will do anything to give him a shot at a better life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 370 Wait

Summary: "[This film] charts the devastating ecological impact of overfishing by interweaving both local and global stories of sharply declining fish populations, including the imminent extinction of the bluefin tuna, and illuminates how our modern fishing capacities far outstrip the survival abilities of any ocean species. Scientists explain how this depletion has slipped under the public radar and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2009

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 304 End

Summary: Spend one season with the D.C. Divas. One of America's toughest full-contact female football teams. The documentary follows an eclectic group of full-contact female football players for one season as they fight: fight to balance their lives as mothers, daughters, wives, partners, and employees; fight to raise funds for training and equipment fees, fight through injuries, and, ultimately fight...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 796 Victorious

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