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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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Summary: A two-hour film about "the talk" that parents have with their children of color (primarily boys) to teach them how to act around the police in order to remain safe.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: This documentary focuses attention on the United States' aging population and the many adult children who are undertaking the primary care for their aging parents, underscoring today's struggle to keep parents at home, tensions between siblings and social, cultural and economic issues. Immediately followed by a 30-minute panel discussion with medical correspondent Dr. Art Ulene which offers...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Video 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.8084 CAR

Summary: Explore the science, myths and mystery of this fearsome predator in 14 favorite Discovery Channel programs from Shark Week-- the series that has been exciting fans for 20 years.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: Naturalist and nineteenth century painter, John James Audubon was one of the most remarkable men of early America. The program brings to life his timeless paintings with dazzling footage of the living birds he immortalized, and celebrates visually the natural world he described in his writings. Interviews reveal the man, explore his art, and put his groundbreaking work in modern perspective.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Inspired by the Jesuit saying, "Give me a child until he is 7 years old, and I will give you the man," in 1964 Granada Television commissioned a short documentary wherein producers profiled 14 7-year-old children, and loosely speculated on what sort of lives they might lead. It was meant and received as an indictment of the British class system, which seemed most inflexible in 1964. Almost as...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Granada Television Ltd. 2006

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

Summary: A rare scientific odyssey down the Grand Canyon through some of the most treacherous rapids on the planet. From the river cutting through two-billion-year-old stone to the creatures roaming its back-country, the Grand Canyon still has secrets to tell.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.9132 AME

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 NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DOC MIL

Summary: Born a peasant in 1898, Umm Kulthum earned a position of great wealth and influence in the Arab world as a popular and beloved singer. This film places her life in the context of 20th century Egypt. Includes concert footage, film clips, and interviews with the singer's friends and colleagues.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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

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: Earth is an incredible, exceptional planet with an amazing life story full of cataclysmic disasters, eleventh-hour coincidences that save it from extinction, and an astonishing power to continually regenerate. Uses breathtaking footage and special imaging to tell the story of the great forces that shape the planet - volcanoes, the ocean, the atmosphere and ice. Traveling from Ethiopia's unique...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD 551.222 Earth 2007

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

Summary: "With historic reenactments, expert interviews, and first-hand accounts, learn about the people, bloody wars, and undenieable truths that have brought us up from slavery to emancipation road on the march to freedom"--container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD MAR

Summary: Takes a look at various goofy buildings along the roadsides of America. These structures generally look like certain things, such as the Shoe House in York, Pennsylvania; the Frates Milk Bottle in New Bedford, Massachusetts; or the Catsup Bottle water tower in Collinsville, Illinois. Listens to comments from owners, employees, and visitors.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WQED Multimedia Pittsburgh 2004

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

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: To survive the juvenile system is a miracle, to survive the adult system twice is insane. Follow entrepreneur Chris Martin's story from being a kid in the foster care system to an adult in the prison system, to a successful business man. After a lifetime of getting kicked when he was down, Chris Martin found the love of his life and now spends his time, building his many businesses and trying...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Nandar 2019

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Three student filmmakers set out into the forest to film a documentary on a legend known as The Blair Witch.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan Entertainment 1999

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

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR BLA

Summary: "Frontline investigates the causes of the worst economic crisis in 70 years and how the government responded. [The film] chronicles the inside stories of the Bear Stearns deal, the Lehman Brothers' collapse, the propping up of insurance giant AIG and the $700 billion bailout. The film examines what Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke didn't see, couldn't...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Educational Foundation 2009

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

Summary: This 6-part series will be shown on PBS in the Spring of 2006. Includes: Voyage To Kure (Parts I & II), The Gray Whale Obstacle Course, Sharks: At Risk, and America's Underwater Treasures (Parts I & II).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Photographers who have worked for National Geographic reflect on their art.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2000

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

Summary: Unlock mysteries and uncover lost history with the experts as they use yesteryear's technology to recreate five ancient engineering marvels and to discover what daily life was really like in these communities. Travel around the globe from China to Egypt and take a fresh, "hands-on" look at mankind's greatest cultures and civilizations.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2008

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

Summary: Walt Disney was uniquely adept at art as well as commerce, a master filmmaker who harnessed the power of technology and storytelling. This new film examines Disney's complex life and enduring legacy. Features rare archival footage from the Disney vaults, scenes from some of his greatest films, interviews with biographers and animators, and the designers who helped turn his dream of Disneyland...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD WAL

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

Summary: The 1960s was defined by a common effort to fight against injustice. Mike Gray, a Chicago filmmaker, used his camera to document the politics of the streets from the riots in the social upheaval, to the rising of two prolific groups fighting prejudice.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Facets Video 2007

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

Summary: The Pacific Ocean covers one third of the Earth's surface, holds half of the world's water, and hides the deepest place on the planet. It is a place where huge and iconic, rare and dazzling creatures live, and where creatures yet to be discovered lurk. Filmed in cinematic 4K, the program breaks the boundaries between land and sea to present the Pacific Ocean in a way never seen before.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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