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Summary: Follows designer-activist Emily Pilloton and Matthew Miller to rural Bertie County, the poorest in North Carolina, where they work with local high school students to help transform both their community and their lives. Living on credit and grant money and fighting a change-resistant school board, Pilloton and Miller lead their students through a year-long, full-scale design and build project...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC IF

Summary: A film by director Sam Jones that accompanies the album Lost on the River, released by Harvest Records in November 2014. The project focuses on sixteen sets of lyrics that were written by Bob Dylan during the legendary Basement Tapes sessions in 1967, but were only recently rediscovered.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: On April 20, 2010, communities throughout the Gulf Coast of the United States were devastated by the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon, a state-of-the-art offshore oil rig operated by BP in the Gulf of Mexico. In this documentary film, the director travels to small towns and major cities in Alabama, Louisiana and Texas to explore the fallout of the disaster on the people of the region.

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC GRE

Summary: A feature documentary about the Soviet Union and the most successful dynasty in sports history: the Red Army hockey team. Told from the perspective of its captain Slava Fetisov, the story portrays his transformation from national hero to political enemy. The film examines how sport mirrors social and cultural movements and parallels the rise and fall of the Red Army team with the Soviet Union.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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2 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF RED

Summary: Profiles the group of Los Angeles studio musicians known as the Wrecking Crew--featuring Tommy Tedesco, guitar, Hal Blaine, Earl Palmer, drums, Carol Kaye, Joe Osborne, bass--who played on many rock and pop hits during the sixties. Gifted, versatile, and possessing the knack for turning a simple tune into something memorable, the Wrecking Crew were the players who turned the Wall of Sound in...

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2015

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Summary: "Fed up with her abusive family situation, lack of school prospects and the 'boys' law' in the neighborhood, Marieme ... starts a new life after meeting a group of three free-spirited girls. She changes her name, her style, drops out of school and starts stealing to be accepted into the group. When her home situation becomes unbearable, Marieme seeks solace in an older man who promises her...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD GIR NOT RATED

Summary: In the final weeks of the Vietnam War, American servicemen and others begin the difficult mission of evacuating as many friends, family members and South Vietnamese collaborators as possible before Saigon falls to the North Vietnamese.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV LAS

Summary: When 25-year-old NYCB dancer Justin Peck begins to emerge as a promising young choreographer, he is commissioned to create a new ballet for the Company's 2013 Winter Season. With unprecedented access to an elite world, the film follows Peck as he collaborates with musicians, lighting designers, costume designers and his fellow dancers to create Paz de la Jolla, NYCB's 422nd new ballet.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BAL

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SON

Summary: A visually stunning journey to the end of the world with the hardy and devoted people who live there year-round. The research stations scattered throughout the continent host a close-knit international population of scientists, technicians and craftsmen. Isolated from the rest of the world, enduring months of unending darkness followed by periods when the sun never sets, Antarctic residents...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ANT

Summary: "One of the world's most precious resources is at risk. This timely and emotionally moving film illuminates what is at stake and what can be done to protect the source of nearly all of our food: seeds. Seeds provide the basis for everything from fabric, to food to fuels. Seeds are as essential to life as the air we breathe or water we drink, but given far less attention."--Container.

Publisher / Publication Date: True Mind 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC OPE

Summary: Investigates the 2011 Penn State child molestation scandal, in which Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky was accused of several accounts of child sexual abuse and head coach Joe Paterno and university administration were implicated in a coverup. Looks at the effects of the scandal on the Penn State student body, Penn State alumni, and residents of State College, Pennsylvania. Covers...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF HAP

Summary: Depicts the remarkable story of 93-year-old jazz legend Clark Terry. A living monument to the Golden Era of Jazz, having played in both the Duke Ellington and Count Basie bands. He broke racial barriers on American television and mentored the likes of Miles Davis and Quincy Jones, but his most unlikely friendship is with Justin Kauflin, a 23-year old blind piano prodigy. Justin, fighting a...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF KEE

Summary: Nicholas Vreeland walked away from a worldly life of privilege to become a Tibetan Buddhist monk. Grandson of legendary Vogue editor, Diana Vreeland, and trained by Irving Penn to become a photographer, Nicholas' life changed drastically upon meeting a Tibetan master, one of the teachers of the Dalai Lama.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MON

Summary: Recounting the culture-defining influence of Richard Pryor - one of America's most brilliant, iconic comic minds. Includes never before seen interviews, archival footage, and more.

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC RIC

Summary: Follows a wayward California brown pelican from her "arrest" on the Golden Gate Bridge into care at a wildlife rehabilitation facility, and from there explores pelicans' nesting grounds, Pacific coast migration and survival challenges.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PEL

Summary: At first glance, Matthew VanDyke is the last person you'd imagine on the front lines of the Libyan revolution. But after motorcycling across North Africa for a 'crash course in manhood,' a winding path leads him just there.

Publisher / Publication Date: [Publisher not identified] 2015

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF POI

Summary: With his provocative question, 'why is the killing of a million a lesser crime than the killing of an individual?' Raphael Lemkin changed the course of history. An extraordinary testament to one man's perseverance, this examines the life and legacy of the Polish-Jewish lawyer and linguist who coined the term genocide.

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Box Films 2015

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Summary: A documentary on a three-day free clinic held by the organization Remote Area Medical in rural, impoverished Bristol, Tennessee.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF REM

Summary: Documents a Danish expedition by a team of scientists to hitherto unexplored fjords in northeast Greenland, which, due to the seasonal melting of glacial ice due to global warming, are now accessible for a few weeks a year.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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2 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF EXP

Summary: In his vivid and thought-provoking filmmaking debut, physician Ryan McGarry gives an unprecedented access to America's busiest Emergency Department. Amidst real life-and-death situations, McGarry follows a dedicated team of charismatic young doctors-in-training as they wrestle with both their ideals and the realities of saving lives in a complex and overburdened system.

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Box Films 2015

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC COD

Summary: A behind-the-scenes look inside the historic case to overturn California's ban on same-sex marriage.

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CAS

Summary: A journey in the footsteps of the enigmatic young American named Chris McCandless, who vanished and ultimately perished in the Alaskan wilderness. New interviews and never before released letters probe the mystery behind the best-selling book and movie 'Into the Wild.'

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV RET

Summary: A look inside the notoriously insular Studio Ghibli. Follows director Hayao Miyazaki, producer Toshio Suzuki, and director Isao Takahata for a year as the studio rushes to complete two films, Miyazaki's The Wind Rises and Takahata's The Tale of the Princess Kaguya.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC KIN

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD KIN RATED NR