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Summary: Explores the mind and motivations of Pablo Picasso as he creates over fifteen works before the camera. Using a specially designed transparent 'canvas' to provide an unobstructed view, Picasso creates as the camera records. He begins with simple works that take shape after only a single brush stroke. He then progresses to more complex paintings, in which he repeatedly adds and removes elements,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Milestone Film & Video 2003

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

Summary: "For many, Milton Glaser is the personification of American graphic design. Best known for co-founding New York Magazine and creating the enduring I (heart) NY campaign, the full breadth of Glaser's remarkable artistic output is revealed in this documentary portrait, Milton Glaser: to inform & delight. From newspapers and magazine designs, to interior spaces, logos and brand identities, to his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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

Summary: The documentary mini-series traces the causes, courses, major events and personalities of the American Civil War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2012

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

Summary: "A reflection on art, life, and the movies. ... [A] richly cinematic self portrait that touches on everything from the feminist movement and the Black Panthers to the films of husband Jacques Demy and the birth of the French New Wave."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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

Summary: Since the birth of their trademark toy in 1958, The LEGO Group has produced over 400 billion bricks. But more and more, LEGO bricks aren't just for kids, and some take them very seriously. Adult Fans of LEGO around the globe are unashamedly declaring their love of the brick, brick artists are creating stunning and surprising creations, and LEGO master builders are building human scale and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2015

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

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV LEG

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

Summary: Trail of tears : Cherokee legacy: Documents the forced removal in 1838 of the Cherokee Nation from the southeastern United States to Oklahoma. Shows the suffering endured by the Cherokees as they lost their land and the difficult conditions they endured on the trail. Describes how thousands of Cherokees died during the Trail of Tears, nearly a quarter of the nation, including most of their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970 DVD Trail 2009

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

Summary: An exploration of Sinead O'Connor's rise and fall and her enduring cultural impact. By the age of 20, O'Connor was one of Ireland's brightest rising stars but her decision to use her fame as a platform to speak out on several controversial issues shifted her narrative from global stardom to worldwide condemnation. In a new interview, O'Connor reveals the abusive upbringing that left her feeling...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC NOT

Summary: "All-American athlete, scholar, renowned baritone, stage actor, and social activist, Paul Robeson ... the son of an escaped slave, managed to become a top-billed movie star during the time of Jim Crow America ... his film legacy lives on and continues to speak eloquently of the long and difficult journey of a courageous and outspoken African-American."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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Summary: Comprehensive history of six great Indian nations, dramatically filmed on location. Also includes the stories of four heroic Native American leaders: Geronimo, Quanah, Parker Chief Joseph and Crazy Horse.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar 2007

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Summary: From Baryshnikov to break dancing, from Fred and Ginger to Shirley and Bojangles, from movement depicted on Grecian urns to the kaleidoscopic pizzazz of Busby Berkely spectaculars.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

Summary: Recounts how the struggle between North and South, long defined by battles like Gettysburg, Antietam, and Bull Run, was actually dependent on events in the West. Although often overlooked, the western theatre saw some of the conflict's bloodiest encounters, such as Shiloh, Vicksburg, and Chickamauga, and featured iconic leaders.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: What do the most ravishingly beautiful actress of the 1930s and '40s and the inventor whose concepts were the basis of cell phone and Bluetooth technology have in common? They are both Hedy Lamarr, the glamour icon whose ravishing visage was the inspiration for Snow White and Cat Woman and a technological trailblazer who perfected a radio system to throw Nazi torpedoes off course during WWII.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BOM
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF BOM

Summary: Interviews, performances, and footage from church services illustrate the story of soul singer Al Green, who gave up a successful singing career to become a gospel singer and Pentecostal preacher.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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

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Summary: Go behind the scenes of the largest Vermeer exhibition ever mounted, now on view at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. Capturing the imagination of the art world, with glowing reviews, global press, and tickets sold out through the entirety of its run, the Rijksmuseum's Vermeer retrospective is nothing short of a historic event. This fascinating documentary is a unique opportunity to discover what...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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Summary: "This ... collection examines Native North American culture, past and present, and its attempts to halt assimilation and retain native cutlural traditions."--Container

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2010

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Summary: On August first, 1966, a sniper rode the elevator to the top floor of the iconic University of Texas Tower and opened fire, holding the campus hostage for 96 minutes in what was a previously unimaginable event. This documentary combines archival footage with animated re-enactments of the dramatic day, based entirely on first person testimonies from witnesses, heroes, and survivors, in a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: "This meditation on cinema's past from Decasia director Bill Morrison pieces together the bizarre true history of a long-lost collection of 533 nitrate film prints from the early 1900s. Located just south of the Arctic Circle, Dawson City was settled in 1896 and became the center of the Canadian Gold Rush that brough 100,000 prospectors to the area. It was also the final stop for a distribution...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2017

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

Summary: Inspired by classical progressive rock bands of 40 years ago such as King Crimson, Emerson Lake, and Palmer and Pink Floyd, young bands of today have transformed progressive music into something new. Ignored by today's music industry but empowered by the tools of the Internet, these young bands are trying to find their audience while crafting a personal sound as an alternative to mainstream music.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Media 2010

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

Summary: A collection of documentaries made during World War II using actual newsreel footage, chronicling important events of the war.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2001

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

Summary: Follows the English rock band around the world as they tour to promote the album "OK Computer."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: EMI 1998

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

Summary: "From the timbered shores of the Pacific Northwest to the marble halls of Washington, DC, the choices about how we use our natural heritage are filled with controversy. Whether it is the protection of endangered species or meeting the needs of a growing public, the fate of public lands is constantly challenged. Visionary foresters Gifford Pinchot and Aldo Leopold shaped the debate for a hundred...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service 2005

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DOC GRE

Summary: "A rare, jaw-dropping glimpse of everyday life in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang: Zin-Mi is an adorable 8-year-old girl, who, as she prepares to join the prestigious Children's Union, participates in colorful, joyous patriotic school pageants, eats delicious evening meals at her family's well-appointed apartment, and is doted on by her attractive parents who work in model factories that...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Sixteen wild horses, five states, four men and 3000 miles. The journey of a lifetime riding from Mexico to Canada through the deepest backcountry in the American West to see the remaining open spaces and prove the worth of 50,000 wild horses and burros currently in holding pens.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: In a cinematic sleigh-ride into the strange universe of alternative Christmas music, Mitchell Kezin delves into the minds of some of the world's most legendary Christmas music fanatics and hits the road to hang with his holiday heroes, including hip hop legend Joseph "Rev. Run" Simmons of RUN-D.M.C., the Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne, filmmaker John Waters, bebopper Bob Dorough, L.A. DJ and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Laboratories 2014

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

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