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Summary: "This revelatory documentary brings to light the profound and overlooked influence of Indigenous people on popular music in North America. Focusing on music icons like Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Taboo (The Black Eyed Peas), Charley Patton, Mildred Bailey, Jesse Ed Davis, Robbie Robertson, and Randy Castillo, RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World shows how these pioneering...

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber Edu 2017

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Summary: Acclaimed director Steve James tells the saga of the Chinese immigrant Sung family, owners of Abacus Federal Savings of Chinatown, New York. Accused of mortgage fraud by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., Abacus becomes the only bank prosecuted after the 2008 financial crisis. The indictment and subsequent trial forces the Sung family to defend themselves, and their bank's legacy...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: A successful singer-songwriter hatches a plan to help his friend's struggling comedy career and broken love life by hiring him as his opening act on his solo tour.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: In Justine's family everyone is a veterinarian and vegetarian. Sixteen-years-old, and an exceptional student, she is about to start studies at a veterinarian school where her older sister is also a student. But, she has barely arrived when the hazing starts. Justine is forced to eat raw meat. It is the first time in her life she has eaten meat of any kind. The consequences quickly make...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: It is the story of a poet who is summoned to his friend's country manor to investigate a series of unexplained miracles. The disgruntled, cantankerous, semi-famous poet Ted Wallace is hired to investigate strange doings at Lord and Lady Logan's country manor, Swafford Hall.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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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...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: Independent journalists like Amy Goodman, Glenn Greenwald, Jeremy Scahill, and Matt Taibbi are changing the face of journalism, providing investigative, adversarial alternatives to mainstream, corporate news outlets. Cameras follow as they expose government and corporate deception; just as the ground-breaking independent journalist I.F. Stone did decades ago.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 070 DVD All 2017

Summary: In West Berlin during the Cold War, a Coca-Cola executive is given the task of taking care of his boss' socialite daughter.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: In an effort to address the obesity epidemic, in the USA 20 states mandate that students their body mass index (BMI) tested in order to gauge the student population's "health," even though BMI does not distinguish between muscle weight and fat weight. Notification letters are being sent to students whose body mass do not fall within a narrow range deemed "acceptable" by the state government,...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: To escape the civil war in Sri Lanka, a former soldier, a young woman and a little girl pose as a family. They end up settling in a housing project outside Paris. Even though they barely know one another, they try to build a life together.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: When someone is willing to disturb the status quo and stand for the dream of a free and secure world, who will stand with them? Follow former enemy combatants, Israeli soldiers from elite units and Palestinian fighters, many of whom served years in prison, who have joined together to challenge the status quo and say enough. The film reveals their transformational journeys from soldiers...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: Cancer is not a laughing matter, but the archaic way people are beating it is. With a dose of good humor, heart, and a touch of rock'n'roll, this documentary reveals the forces that are keeping people sick and dares to ask: if up to 70% of cancer deaths are preventable, what are people waiting for?

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: After his wife dies in a tragic car accident, young Sherwin is called to Maine by his terminally ill and estranged mother-in-law Lucinda. Grappling with a lifetime of disagreements, Lucinda and Sherwin find themselves forced to cope with their feelings and grief in a quiet journey of empathy, compassion and healing.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: The heart-warming true story about an eccentric chicken farmer who, with the help of his granddaughter, trains his mischievous dog to protect a wild penguin sanctuary from fox attacks and in the process tries to reunite his family and save their seaside town.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: The film tells the story of a 1980 accident at a Titan II missile complex in Damascus, Arkansas, in minute-by-minute detail through the accounts of Air Force personnel, weapon designers, and first responders who were there, revealing the incredible chain of events that brought America to the brink of nuclear disaster.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: A boxing match in Brooklyn; life in postwar Bosnia and Herzegovina; the daily routine of a Nigerian midwife; an intimate family moment at home with the director: Kirsten Johnson weaves these scenes and others into her film, a tapestry of footage captured over her twenty-five-year career as a documentary cinematographer.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: Claude Lorius encountered his destiny at age 23 in the Antarctic. The film retraces his life's journey, from his first steps as a young glaciologist to the crowning moment of his glittering career, winning the Blue Planet Prize.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: "Steve, a young professional snowboarder, ruins a high-paying photo shoot by playing a silly prank. He, his girlfriend Branka and fellow snowboarder Josh are left behind on the mountain. They seek shelter in an apres-ski tavern that is hosting an all-night party. Things go from bad to worse when a scientific experiment unleashes an epidemic of zombies and mutant wildlife"--Container.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Follows animal rights lawyer Steven Wise in his unprecedented challenge to break down the legal wall that separates animals from humans. After thirty years of struggling with ineffective animal welfare laws, Steve and his legal team, the Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP), are making history by filing the first lawsuits that seek to transform an animal from a thing with no rights to a person with...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Princess Shaw placed her dreams on YouTube. Then they became a reality. This is the extraordinary true story of an aspiring musician down on her luck, who inspired internationally famous YouTube artist Kutiman to create a magical collaboration that would bring her music to a whole new audience.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Comedian Roseanne Barr embarks on the most off-the-rails presidential campaign in U.S. history. 25 years after bringing working-class struggles to the pinnacle of show business, Roseanne is uniquely qualified to fix everything. What begins as a political journey becomes a raw and revealing portrait of a comedic icon.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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Summary: In this film essay, multimedia artist Laurie Anderson presents a monologue touching upon her relationship with her rat terrier Lolabelle, the death of her mother, the heightening of surveillance following 9/11, and other topics.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: A female investment banker, fighting to rise to the top of the corporate ladder at a competitive Wall Street firm, navigates a controversial tech IPO in the post-financial crisis world, where loyalties are suspect, regulations are tight, but pressure to bring in "big money" remains high.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Ye Haiyan is labeled a trouble maker by the Chinese government. Someone who embarrasses the state, for example, with public protests involving the civil rights of sex workers. She travels to Hainan Province to protest a case in which sexual mistreatment of elementary-age school girls by their principal has gone unprosecuted.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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