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Summary: Take a mind-blowing journey through human history, told through six iconic objects: the car, the airplane, the smartphone, the rocket, the robot, and the telescope.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD BRE

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV BRE

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Summary: An artful and intimate meditation on the life and works of the acclaimed novelist. From her childhood in the steel town of Lorain, Ohio to '70s-era book tours with Muhammad Ali, from the front lines with Angela Davis to her own riverfront writing room, Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics, and colleagues on an exploration of race, America, history and the human condition as...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: "Within the last half century, our agricultural and food industries have changed more than ... ever before. New technologies and scientific ingenuity have given rise to genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and other man-made foods. People have begun to raise concerns about the safety of GMOs in our food supply, given their incredible dominance in a large portion of our diets. Traditional...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: KITG Productions 2015

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

Summary: It takes the audience on a musical journey through the swamps of the Louisiana Bayou, the juke joints of the Mississippi Delta and Moonshine soaked BBQs in the North Mississippi Hill Country. The film visits blues musicians rooted in the genre's heyday, many in their '80s, still living in the American deep south and touring the Chitlin' Circuit.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC I

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC MR.

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Summary: At age 70, Forrest Tucker infamously made his escape from the tough San Quentin prison. Once he had gained his freedom, he embarked on a new set of heists that left investigators scratching their heads and the public fascinated by the story. This true story details Tucker's life which includes a detective wrapped up in the case, and a female who takes a liking to Tucker despite the criminal...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2019

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD OLD

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD OLD

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ol

Summary: Jaguar : year of the cat follows a jaguar through the Belize rainforest. In Chasing big cats, filmmakers Owen Newman and Amanda Barrett share footage and stories of such big cats as the cheetah, leopard, lion, caracal, and serval.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Thirteen WNET 2005

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

Summary: "Tells the story of William G. Wilson, co-founder of alcoholics Anonymous, a man included in TIME Magazine's 100 Persons of the 20th Century. Interviews, recreations, and rare archival material reveal how Bill Wilson, a hopeless drunk near death from his alcoholism, found a way out of his own addiction and then forged a path for countless others to follow."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Page 124 Productions 2012

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Summary: The true story of William Pitsenbarger, an Air Force medic who saved more than sixty men in one of the bleakest battles of the Vietnam War. Presented the chance to escape on the last helicopter, Pitsenbarger stayed behind to save and defend his comrade in arms. Twenty years later, Pitsenbarger's fellow soldiers and father seek the help of investigator Scott Huffman and other surviving veterans...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FULL

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2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: " ... the first documentary to investigate the actual mechanisms by which mobile phone technology can cause cancer. The film takes a deeper look at how humanity is reacting to the most profound environmental change the planet has ever seen. Two billion years ago life first appeared on earth, a planet bathed in a natural electromagnetic frequency. As life slowly evolved from simple to complex...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Janson Media 2013

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

Summary: "The True Cost is a groundbreaking new documentary film that pulls back the curtain on an unseen part of our world and asks us each to consider, who pays the price for our clothing? Filmed in countries all over the world, from the brightest runways to the darkest slums and features interviews with the world's leading influencers including Stella McCartney, Livia Firth, Vandana Shiva and many...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Richardson, Peter

Summary: In the state of Oregon the Death with Dignity Act allows terminally ill patients to end their lives with a prescription from physicians.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Video 2012

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

Summary: Nuns, guns, and cannabis. Meet Sister Kate, former high-flying corporate executive, reborn rebel and founder of Sisters of the Valley, California's fastest growing marijuana farm, providing medical cannabis to those in need. This is her journey to becoming a voice for the unheard, and possibly the most feared nun in the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to humanity, he proved to be something far more sinister?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Takes a behind-the-scenes look at the colorful and competitive world of champion show chicken breeders, following the struggles and triumphs of both humans and their chickens on the road to compete at the largest poultry competition in the United States, the Ohio National Poultry Show.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2016

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

Summary: When the Colewell post office is slated for closure, Nora Pancowski is faced with sudden retirement. As she weighs relocating, a young woman causes Nora to reflect on her youth and the choices that led her to Colewell.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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Summary: Hunted by mysterious forces, a young woman with supernatural abilities must go on the run when her powers are discovered. With nowhere else to go, she flees back to her family and the farmhouse she abandoned long ago. There, while being pursued by the local Sheriff, she begins to mend the broken relationships with her mother and daughter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI FAS

Summary: "Shadows of Liberty reveals the extraordinary truth behind the news media: censorship, cover-ups, and corporate control. Filmmaker Jean-Philippe Tremblay takes a journey through the darker corridors of the US media, where global conglomerates call the shots. For decades, their overwhelming influence has distorted news journalism and compromised its values.Tracing the story of media...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Summary: "What the health is a surprising, and at times hilarious, investigative documentary that will be an eye-opener for everyone concerned about our nation's health and how big business influences it"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

DeLeyer, Harry

Summary: Explores the relationship between Dutch immigrant Harry DeLeyer and an Amish plow horse named Snowman as they win the triple crown of show jumping.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Video Distributors 2017

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

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

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.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

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

Summary: Profiles twelve contemporary artists from three urban centers: Berlin, Johannesburg, and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2018

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Summary: Capturing the messy upheaval of the '70s just as rock was re-inventing itself the documentary explores the publication's humble beginnings in post-riot Detroit, follows its upward trajectory from underground paper to national powerhouse, then bears witness to its imminent demise following the tragic and untimely deaths of its visionary publisher, Barry Kramer, and its most famous alum and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: Documentary celebrating the explosion of popular music that came out of LA's Laurel Canyon in the mid-'60s as folk went electric and the Byrds, the Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield, and the Mamas and the Papas gave birth to the California Sound. Featuring Jakob Dylan, the film includes conversations and performances with Brian Wilson (the Beach Boys), Michelle Phillips (the Mamas & the Papas),...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ECH

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2 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC ECH

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