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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: 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: Chronicles the life of Pete Seeger, the American singer/songwriter, who was a leader of the mid-20th century American folk music revival and wrote some of its best known songs. Also looks at his work as a labor and political activist and his experiences of being picketed, blacklisted, and banned from commercial television. Features archival footage and interviews with his family, including wife...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Live Nation Worldwide 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Part 1, The rise of the dog, examines the relationship between dogs and humans, from their initial domestication to the present day. Part 2, Dogs by design, examines the many different breeds of dogs, and how modern technology is changing the science of dog breeding.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Journey back 15,000 years to trace humankind's incredible journey through time. Beginning with humanity's exodus from the Ice Age and chronicling milestones such as hunter-gatherer, farmer, builder, and city organizer. Reveals how humankind managed to survive and conquer the world. Explores the motivation of early humankind and its epic transformation to reveal the inspiring story of he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DRAMA PAU

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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: Explores the indelible footprint that humans have left on this planet, and the catastrophic effects of environmental neglect and abuse, and calls for restorative action through a reshaping of human activity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 304.282 DVD 11th 2008

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Historian Michael Wood chronicles the history of the Indian subcontinent, focusing especially on the diversity of its peoples, cultures and landscapes. The world's largest democracy and a rising economic giant, India is now as well known across the globe for its mastery of computer technology as it is for its many-armed gods and its famous spiritual traditions. But India is also the world's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Maya Vision International 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD E-TV STO

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Geneticist Spencer Wells traces the human journey from its origins in the heart of Africa.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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: 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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