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Summary: Chronicles the efforts of nature photographer James Balog to document the receding of the Solheim glacier in Iceland, a consequence of climate change and global warming, in which strategically placed cameras would take one picture every hour for three years.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docuramafilms 2013

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Ch

Summary: This volume brings a new crop of quality shorts to audiences hungry for a second helping. This latest collection features 7 new films that encompass an incredibly diverse range of topics and styles.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by New Video Group 2004

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

Summary: Investigates the secret crimes of Father Lawrence Murphy, a Milwaukee priest who abused more than 200 deaf children in a school under his control. The film documents the first known public protest against the pontiff himself. The investigation helped uncover documents from the secret Vatican archives that show the Pope, who must operate within the mysterious rules of the Roman Curia, as both...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docuramafilms 2013

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

Summary: A groundbreaking investigative documentary about the epidemic of rape within the U.S. military. Follows the stories of several idealistic young servicewomen who were raped and then betrayed by their own officers when they courageously came forward to report.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Video Group 2012

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

Summary: Profiles five children with autism, their parents, and acting coach Elaine Hill as they take on the enterprise of a full-length stage production.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama Films 2008

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

Summary: Produced with the purpose of alleviating the stigma associated with dyslexia, The big picture features the testimony of individuals from various backgrounds diagnosed with dyslexia (including investment advisor Charles Schwab and billionaire Richard Branson) describing how they learned to live with and overcome their disability. Medical experts explain the neurological causes of the condition.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BIG
1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 616.8 BIG

Summary: A frenetic and fascinating look at the bizarre life of used car salesman Michael Bennett, better known as 'The Slasher.' Share in one particularly crazed weekend as Bennett is called to help a struggling dealership, desperate to dump their inventory.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2004

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

Summary: Coal provides half of America's electricity. Examines the explosive forces that have set in motion a conflict between the coal industry and residents of West Virginia. Faced with toxic ground water, the obliteration of 1.4 million acres of mountains, and a government that appeases industry, the heroes launch a valiant fight to arouse the nation's help in protecting their mountains, saving their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by New Video Group 2009

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

Summary: Meet Josephine, Reena, Marie, Jeanette, Lou, and Terry. These intelligent and articulate women once had secure, active and fulfilling lives. That is until one day when everything unraveled. Now living out of their cars or in cheap hotels, they exist entirely under the radar, too proud to go to shelter or to even receive public assistance.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2003

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

Summary: Documentary about the war in Iraq, with footage shot by U.S. National Guardsmen who agreed to film their year in Iraq. re.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Video 2007

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

Summary: On June 2, 1958, Richard Loving and his fiancee Mildred Jeter traveled from Caroline County, VA, to Washington, D.C. to be married. Later, the newlyweds were arrested, tried and convicted of the felony crime of miscegenation. Two young ACLU lawyers took on the Lovings case, fully aware of the challenges posed. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously in their favor on June 12, 1967 and resulted...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docuramafilms 2013

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

Summary: The Whale tells the remarkable true story of a young, wild killer whale (an Orca) nicknamed Luna, who lost contact with his family on the coast of British Columbia and became famous around the world when he tried to make friends with human beings.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2012

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

Summary: This deeply affecting film tells the inspiring story of Susan Tom, a single mother caring for 11 adopted special-needs children.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2004

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

Summary: Documentary following a group of actors with learning disabilities, from the Drama Program of Long Island's ANCHOR organization, as they embark on a four-month-long journey to mount a stage performance of the film The wizard of Oz.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Video Group 2006

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

Summary: The story of the American civil rights movement through its music, the freedom songs protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, and more, as they fought for justice and equality. Includes new performances of the freedom songs by top artists, archival footage, and interviews with civil rights foot soldiers and leaders. Freedom songs evolved from slave chants, from the labor movement, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama Films 2010

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC SOU
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF SOU

Summary: "Run out of Germany by the Nazis, a small contingent of German Jewish intellectuals exacted the perfect revenge - returning to Europe as U.S. soldiers to defeat the enemy ... The never-before-told tale of a handful of German nationals who used their language and cultural knowledge to wage psychological warfare against the Nazis and liberate Europe"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2007

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

Summary: "[This film] charts the devastating ecological impact of overfishing by interweaving both local and global stories of sharply declining fish populations, including the imminent extinction of the bluefin tuna, and illuminates how our modern fishing capacities far outstrip the survival abilities of any ocean species. Scientists explain how this depletion has slipped under the public radar and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2009

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

Summary: "Brother's Keeper tells the story of the "Ward Boys," four eccentric brothers who shared the same dilapidated two-room shack for over 60 years. Living in isolation, without heat or running water, these elderly bachelors had virtually no contact with the outside world--until one was found dead in the bed he shared with his brother. By day's end, Delbert Ward "confessed" to suffocating his ailing...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2003

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

Summary: Tracks maverick filmmaker Terry Gilliam's madcap mission to film "The man who killed Don Quixote". He struggles to complete his masterpiece, all the while beset by obstacles of such epic proportions that not even Hollywood could have concocted them. Capturing the mayhem on camera, filmmakers Keith Fulton and Louis Pepe are granted unlimited, behind-the-scenes access to Gilliam's frantic but...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2003

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

Summary: A documentary exploration of the United States government's propaganda promoting the atomic bomb. Relies on film clips of the 1940's and 1950's, including bits and pieces of propoganda films, newsreels, popular songs, and defense training films.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2002

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

Summary: A riveting tale of one girl's mission to bring sex education to schools in her ultra-conservative Texas hometown.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2006

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

Summary: This documentary is a portrait of the Flathead Valley community trying to deal with deep-seated conflicts in the face of rapid change and growth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Video 2005

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

Summary: The fight for the last great mountain in America's Appalachian heartland pits the mining giant that wants to explode it to extract the coal within, against the community fighting to preserve the mountain and build a wind farm on its ridges instead. Robert Kennedy Jr. joins the fight to preserve the mountain.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Video Group 2011

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

Summary: Tired of sharing his moniker, Berliner goes on a search for the meaning behind a name in what ultimately becomes a moving and funny meditation on identity. See how this Alan Berliner found that the sound of our own name is always the sweetest sound.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

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