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Summary: Roberto Miniverni tells the story of a black community in the American South during summer 2017, when a string of brutal killings of young African American men sent shockwaves throughout the country. A meditation on the state of race in America, this film is an intimate portrait of those who struggle for justice, dignity, and survival in a country that is not on their side.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kim Stim 2020

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Summary: "Marion Stokes was secretly recording American television 24 hours a day for thirty years. It started in 1979 with the Iranian Hostage Crisis at the dawn of the twenty-four-hour news cycle. It ended on December 14, 2012, while the Sandy Hook massacre played on television as Marion passed away. In between, Marion recorded on 70,000 VHS tapes, capturing revolutions, lies, wars, triumphs,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: The hippopotamus has long been an enigma: an aquatic mammal that cannot swim, a vegetarian that is also the most dangerous animal in Africa. All hippos are utterly dependent on water,but in Botswana, hippos face an unparalleled challenge as deep floodwaters dry to dust in a matter of months. The documentary goes beneath the surface to show how hippos protect their families and face their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: Millions of years ago, incredible forces ripped apart the Earth's crust, creating our seven continents, each with its own distinct climate, its own distinct terrain, and its own unique animal life. From the colorful paradise of South America to the scorching heat of Africa, this showcases the true character of each continent in turn and reveals just how it has shaped all life there.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: Examines the industries and obstacles responsible for the current body image crisis and showcases the dynamic leaders fighting for more diversity of size, race, and age.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: François Ozon's gripping drama follows three men who band together to dismantle the code of silence that continues to protect a priest who abused them decades ago. Based on events from the 2019 conviction of Cardinal Philippe Barbarin of Lyon for concealing the conduct of Father Bernard Preynat, the film compassionately illustrates the varying effects of trauma on survivors and their families...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí (1852-1926) designed some of the world's most astonishing buildings, interiors, and parks; Japanese director Hiroshi Teshigahara constructed some of the most aesthetically audacious films ever made. Their artistry melds in a unique, enthralling cinematic experience. Teshigahara's film takes viewers on a tour of Gaudí's truly spectacular architecture, including his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: Along with being a filmmaker, Deren was a choreographer, dancer, film theorist, poet, lecturer and photographer, and she brings all of these disciplines together in her dreamlike and ecstatic films. Her most famous and influential is Meshes of the Afternoon (1943), co-directed with Alexander Hammid, which depicts a surrealist slippage in reality as a woman's home becomes a shifting landscape of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: By the close of the Industrial Revolution, the American food supply was tainted--by frauds, fakes, and legions of new, untested chemicals--all threatening the health of consumers across the country. Based on the critically acclaimed book by Deborah Blum, it tells the story of crusading government chemist Harvey Washington Wiley, the man who led the pure food movement against the food...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: Escape to legendary times when majestic dragons ruled the skies in this epic 5-movie collection that will move, thrill and capture the imagination of the entire family with its fantasy, humor and amazing special effects! The films feature unique storied about sacrifice, honor, courage and conquering evil. This collection includes all five of producer Raffaelia De Laurentiis' fantasy...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: The interrupted journey : After reconsidering eloping with another womanat the last minute, John North pulls the emergency break on the train he is traveling on and returns home to his wife. Later on, after the train crashes and many of the passengers end up dying including his mistress, John becomes a suspect when the police discover that she had been murdered prior to the crash.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: An important and timely collection features educational, in-depth introductions to some of the most notable and integral individuals and events that make up Black History.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: Despite his lack of political convictions, photojournalist Bruno Forestier is roped into a paramilitary group waging a shadow war in Geneva against the Algerian independence movement, and becomes infatuated with a mysterious woman.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: Chronicles the rise and fall of Joseph McCarthy, the Wisconsin senator who would test the limits of American decency and democracy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: How can animals be studied when the researcher cannot get close to it? Camera traps and drones are revolutionizing wildlife biology by recording the secret lives of animals, from whales and tigers to giant armadillos, all without disturbing them.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: After years of anticipation, autonomous vehicles are now tested on public roads all over the world. Dozens of startups have sprung up alongside established auto and tech giants, who are also testing the waters, to form what many hope will be a transformative new industry. As ambitious innovators are rushing to cash in on what they see as high tech's next pot of gold, some experts warn there are...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: "In the days immediately following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that killed seventeen people, filmmakers Emily Taguchi and Jake Lefferman began filming with students and families whose lives were forever altered"--Container.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: The documentary follows a unique rehabilitation effort in a Virginia jail that encourages inmates to write and record original music. In the jail's makeshift recording studio, four men collaborate to produce an album with Grammy-winner Todd 'Speech' Thomas of Arrested Development. As the creative process unfolds, these incarcerated artists must confront the traumas of their past, and music...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: When the brutal murder of a Mexican farm worker is covered up by all who fear its perpetrator, the new sheriff in town fights a lonely and dangerous battle against an entire county. Up against a master manipulator, he enters into a showdown in which only one man can win.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: A filmmaker investigates his traumatic encounter with a 30-ton humpback whale that breached and almost landed on him while he was kayaking. What he discovers raises far bigger questions about humans' relationship with whales and their future.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: Jackson Pollock said, 'He makes the rest of us look academic,' Mark Rothko acknowledged him as a 'myth-maker' and Clement Greenberg called him 'a highly influential maverick and an independent genius.' Clyfford Still, one of the strongest, most original contributors to abstract expressionism, walked away from the commercial art world at the height of his career. Extremely disciplined,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: In 1925's historic great race of mercy, a group of brave mushers travel 700 miles to save the small children of Nome, Alaska from a deadly epidemic.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: "From acclaimed screenwriter Steve Thompson (Sherlock), this thrilling crime drama is set in 1900s Vienna -- a hot bed of philosophy, science and art, where a clash of cultures and ideas collide in the city's grand cafes and opera houses. When Max Liebermann, a disciple of Sigmund Freud, meets Oskar Rheinhardt, a Detective Inspector struggling with a strange case, he agrees to help Oskar...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: Malcolm Gladwell leads a documentary about self-driving vehicles, asking: what is control and what happens when it is relinquished to machines?

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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