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Summary: The rousing story of lowborn William Thatcher's quest to change his stars, win the heart of an exceedingly fair maiden and rock his medieval world. Follow this fearless squire and his band of medieval misfits as they careen their way toward impossible glory that's part romance, part road trip and part exuberant swashbuckling.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE KNI

Fischer, Paul

Summary: "A nonfiction thriller packed with tension, passion, and politics, [this book] offers a rare glimpse into a secretive world, illuminating a fascinating chapter of North Korea's history that helps explain how it became the hermetically sealed, intensely stage-managed country it remains today"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.4 FIS

Bergstrom, Signe

Summary: "Newt, Tina, Queenie, and Jacob, the beloved heroes of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, are back! In The Archive of Magic, an exciting full-color companion volume to Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, readers are transported behind the scenes of J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World for an enchanting, close-up look at Newt Scamander and his colorful trove of cohorts--beasts and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Design, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 BER

Summary: In his unique fiction/documentary hybrid, the pioneering William Greaves presides over a beleaguered film crew in New York's Central Park, leaving them to try to figure out what kind of movie they're making. This wildly innovative sixties counterculture landmark is expanded 35 years later by its unconventional follow-up, Take 2 1/2. The sequel sees the actors reunited in a more personal,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Brake, Mark

Summary: Discover the scientific secrets of Harry, Hermione, Ron, Dumbledore, and more in J. K. Rowling's universe. Movie-goers and young readers the world over have been spellbound by the tales of "the boy who lived." J. K. Rowling's stories have conjured ideas of magic and sorcery into our minds like no other book series before. But nature is its own magic. And Muggle scientists have uncovered answers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sky Pony Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 791.43 BRA

Summary: "The second season of Merlin sees our hero battle deadly assassins, magical monsters and ever more powerful sorcerers as he strives to fulfill his destiny as Prince Arthur's protector. All the while, Merlin must work harder than ever to conceal his growing magical powers, as King Uther redoubles his war against magic. Merlin faces his most formidable opponent yet as an ancient evil buried deep...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV ADV

Summary: As animators, puppeteers, designers, writers, or directors, Philadelphia natives and identical twins Stephen and Timothy Quay are renowned for artisanal methods and unusual sources of inspiration. Described as 'Kafkaesque' or 'post-apocalyptically Bruegelian' their films are inspired by twentieth-century European visual and literary culture, especially the surrealist and expressionist...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International Corp. 2000

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

Brimner, Larry Dane

Summary: World War II is over, but tensions between the communist Soviet Union and the US are at an all-time high. In America, communist threats are seen everywhere and a committee is formed in the nation's capital to investigate those threats. Larry Dane Brimner follows the story of 19 men--all from the film industry--who are summoned to appear before the House of Representatives Committee on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 323 BRI

Orlean, Susan.

Contents: Forever -- Foundlings -- The silver screen -- Heroes -- The phenomenon -- The leap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 636.73 Orlean 2012

Summary: Working for change: Explores the birth of the social documentary in the U.S. and U.K. during the years of the Great Depression and the New Deal, featuring interviews with several of the people who helped define and shape the form.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Orlean, Susan.

Summary: Chronicles the rise of the iconic German shepherd character while sharing the stories of the real WWI dog and the canine performer in the 1950s television show, and explores Rin Tin Tin's relevance in the military and popular culture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 636.737 ORL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RIN TIN TIN ORL

Orlean, Susan.

Summary: He believed the dog was immortal. So begins this powerfully moving story of Rin Tin Tin's journey from orphaned puppy to movie star and international icon. From the moment in 1918 when Corporal Lee Duncan discovers Rin Tin Tin on a World War I battlefield, he recognizes something in the pup that he needs to share with the world. Rin Tin Tin is the ultimate must-read for anyone who loves great...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press/Gale Cengage 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 636.7 ORL

Summary: Most of the jazz music on these 8 discs has no vocal element.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SHOW MUSIC JAZZ

Summary: Long before Jacques Cousteau and Richard Attenborough, a Frenchman named Jean Painlevé made documentaries that captured the natural world in a unique manner. "Science Is Fiction" collects 23 of these short films. Painlevé (1902-89) spent his life straddling the arts and the sciences, studying biology at the Sorbonne, but also hanging out with Man Ray and Luis Buñuel. Long fascinated by marine...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2009

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

Summary: Though almost forgotten today, Veit Harlan was one of Nazi Germany's most notorious filmmakers. Millions across occupied Europe saw his films, the most infamous of which was the horrific anti-Semitic propaganda film Jew Suss, which was required viewing for all SS members. Harlan was also the only artist from the Nazi era to be charged with war crimes. Included are never-before-seen archival...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2010

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

Summary: Delving into a century of genre films that by turns utilized, caricatured, exploited, sidelined, and finally embraced them, this documentary traces the untold history of Black Americans in Hollywood through their connection to the horror genre. Adapting Robin Means Coleman's seminal book, this will present the living and the dead, using new and archival interviews from scholars and creators;...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Contents: CD1. Innocent sorcerers = Niewinni czarodzieje (1960) / music by Krzysztof Komeda -- Night train = Pociąg (1959) / music and arrangements by Andrzezj Trzaskowski based on a theme by Artie Sha.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Jazz on Film Records 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SHOW MUSIC JAZ

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Summary: Among the most fascinating chapters of film history is that of the so-called "race films" that flourished in the 1920s -'40s. Unlike the "black cast" films produced within the Hollywood studio system, these films not only starred African Americans but were funded, written, produced, edited, distributed, and often exhibited by people of color. Entrepreneurial filmmakers built an industry apart...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PIO
1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD DOC PIO

Summary: The Media That Matters Film Festival celebrates films, videos, and new media that inspire people to speak out and take action for social change. The goal of the festival is not simply to showcase films and new media projects that bring important social, political and environmental topics to the forefront, but to encourage the use of these films as a springboard for discussion and even more...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MediaRights 2003

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

Summary: "A film about cinema itself, with close readings of some of the most intriguing and celebrated films in cinema history. Serving as guide is the charismatic Slovenian philosopher and psychoanalyst Slavoj Žižek, who delves into the hidden language of cinema, uncovering what movies can tell us about ourselves. Structured in three parts, the Pervert's Guide To Cinema offers an introduction to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: P Guide 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The Eye of Vichy is a brilliantly chosen compilation of long forgotten film footage and newsreels produced by the Nazis and French collaborators during World War Two. From the small town of Vichy in central France, Field Marshall Petain's puppet government worked with their Nazi overlords in creating pro-Nazi propaganda. Seeking to turn the tide of public emotion against both the Allied Forces...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2003

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Summary: An exploration of the power of cinema sound, as revealed by experts, a look at their actual process of creation and discovery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: The first program in a series of 48 movies that helped change America. During the first decades of the 20th century no issue was too controversial for movies ... from prohibition to abortion, unions, atheism, the vote for women, worker safety, juvenile justice, homelessness and immigration, these films became the catalyst for social change.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment [distributor] 2007

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

Loomis, Roger Sherman

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Constable 1967

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398.22 Loomi

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