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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: 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: 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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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: As one of America's most beloved children's show hosts, Mr. Rogers remains one of the most iconic television figures for families worldwide. This documentary takes a closer look at the person behind the show, persona, and personality that helped define what it meant to be a good person and be a part of a healthy community. Through his children's show, Mr. Rogers would go on to inspire a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Won't

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: A brief history of rock 'n' roll music from its "creation" in the early 1950's up though the grunge movement of the mid-1990's.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2004

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 780 HistV5

Summary: The 85-year-old Jiro Ono is considered by many to be the world's greatest sushi chef. He is the proprietor of a 10-seat sushi-only restaurant inauspiciously located in a Tokyo subway station. Despite its humble appearances, it is the first restaurant of its kind to be awarded a prestigious 3-star Michelin review, and sushi lovers from around the globe make repeated pilgrimages, calling months...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 641 Gleb

Summary: Guzman travels 10,000 feet above sea level to the driest place on earth, the Atacama Desert. There astronomers from all over the world gather atop the mountains to observe the stars and the sky is so translucent, it allows them to see right to the boundaries of the universe. The Atacama is also the place where the harsh heat of the sun keeps human remains intact: those of Pre-Columbian...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Icarus Films 2010

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 322 Guzm

Summary: Where in Washington DC is the nation's most incredible treasure chest? It's a library unlike any other in the world, the U.S. Library of Congress in Washington D.C. Modern Marvels explodes the myth that this 200 year old institution is simply "where members of Congress borrow books". Viewers are taken beyond the magnificent Jefferson Building Great Hall into the secret vaults where more than...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: History Channel Television Network 2010

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 027 Real

Summary: Follows the 4-year-search for the reincarnation of Lama Konchog. The Dalai Lama charges the deceased monk's devoted disciple, Tenzin Zopa, to search for his master's reincarnation, a child who may be anywhere in the world. Includes featurettes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2009

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 294 Baratz

Summary: Tells the story of the world's only yodeling country singing and comedy lesbian sibling duo, the Topp Twins (Jools and Lynda Topp), who have inspired a generation with their politics and celebration of joy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disinformation 2011

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 791 Topp

Summary: The six Angulo brothers have grown up in their Manhattan apartment, home schooled by their parents, rarely if ever leaving their apartment. Their only connection to the outside world is television and the movies they watch and act out, complete with homemade costumes, in the apartment. When one of the brothers sneaks out for a few days on his own, the whole family dynamic is changed when he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 155 Wolf

Summary: This collector's set provides a diverse survey of Les Blank's vast output, including fourteen of his best-known works and eight related short films.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2014

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 791 Blank

Summary: Follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, as she trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter, and rises to the pinnacle of a tradition that has been typically been handed down from father to son for centuries.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD DVD Eagle

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