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Summary: "... [A] look inside the controversial religion from Academy Award-winner Alex Gibney. The film profiles eight former members of the Church of Scientology, exploring the psychological impact of blind faith, how the church attracts new followers and keeps hold of its A-list celebrity devotees."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Publisher not identified] 2015

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

Summary: In 1974, Bachman-Turner Overdrive was one of the biggest bands in the world with classics like Takin Care of Business and You Aint Seen Nothing Yet. This is the story of its founder Randy Bachman, from his early days with The Guess Who with hits like American Woman to today. As one of the few legendary musical artists to reach #1 in two separate bands, Randy Bachmans singularly focused goal of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "After her husband's death, Hana lives on alone in the family villa. Her two sons visit her with their families, but these visits frequently end in quarrels. When Hana meets Brona, a hardy fellow, inured to winter swimming, a new world opens before her. Brona's team-mates absorb her into their team and Hana gradually learns to overcome her fear of icy water. Her relation with Brona grows into...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: FilmRise 2017

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Summary: Commitment-phobic Morgan and her ex-girlfriend Jean are locally-famous true crime podcasters obsessed with female serial killers. There’s a chance they may still have feelings for each other, but co-dependence takes a back seat when Morgan meets the mysterious Simone during her Food Coop shift. Blinded by infatuation, Morgan quickly signs up for the relationship, ignoring warnings from friends...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF WOM

Summary: Digging through the vast collection of his father's home videos, a young man reconstructs the unthinkable story of his boyhood and exposes vile abuse passed through generations.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: Recently released from prison, Beth is working with her public defender to get her son back from her sister, who was awarded legal custody while Beth was incarcerated for ten years. Soon after, she forms an unlikely alliance with Jess, an idealistic young protege of the public defense team, who decides to take on Beth's cause, whether Beth likes it or not.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WHO

Summary: A documentary film about the life and times of rock singer Janis Joplin, presented via a series of letters Joplin wrote home over a span of years, read by Chan Marshall. Includes interviews with musicians P!nk, Kris Kristofferson, Melissa Etheridge, Bob Weir, Juliette Lewis, Dick Cavett, D.A. Pennebaker and the Joplin family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: A lonesome boy accompanies his mother on a trip to clean out his late aunt's house, where he ends up forming an unexpected friendship with the retiree who lives next door.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: "Film legend Sidney Lumet (1924-2011) tells his own story in a never-before-seen interview shot in 2008. With candor, humor and grace, Lumet reveals what matters to him as an artist and as a human being" -- Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Through Metinides' compelling work, which often captures not only gruesome scenes of human tragedy but also the curious reactions of onlookers, Trisha Ziff explores humanity's morbid fascination with death and accidents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: FilmRise 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "From ... visual artist Julian Rosefeldt, ... 13 distinct ... vignettes that incorporate timeless manifestos from 20th-century art movements"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MAN

Summary: A real romance filmed over five years. Josephine and Zefrey simmer in the white hot apocalypse of first love until the throw of a dart finds them on a spontaneous trip to the Maldives and cracks open the question: is their love true or just a performance?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A young Jeffrey Dahmer struggles to belong in high school.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: FilmRise 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY MY

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE MY

Summary: It is the definitive discourse with Noam Chomsky, widely regarded as the most important intellectual alive, on the defining characteristic of our time, the deliberate concentration of wealth and power in the hands of a select few. Through interviews filmed over four years, Chomsky unpacks the principles that have brought us to the crossroads of historically unprecedented inequality, tracing a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A nine-year-old boy's preening obsession with straightening his hair elicits a tidal wave of homophobic panic in his hard-working mother.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN BAD

Summary: A former Japanese punk rocker turned Buddhist monk has dedicated his life to counseling suicidal people and must now question his own beliefs about what makes life worth living.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [publisher not identified] 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: When Apollo astronaut Gene Cernan stepped on the moon in December 1972 he left his footprints and his daughters' initials in the lunar dust. Only now, over forty years later, is he ready to share his epic but deeply personal story of fulfillment, love and loss. Cernan's burning ambition carried him from a quiet Chicago suburb to the spectacular and hazardous environment of space and ultimately,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Nonfic La

Summary: Home movies and archival footage are used to describe Magnus Carlsen's journey from an introverted 13-year-old boy to a World Chess Champion.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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Summary: Based on Tim Winton's award-winning and international bestselling novel set in mid-70s coastal Australia. Two teenage boys, hungry for discovery, form an unlikely friendship with a mysterious older adventurer who pushes them to take risks that will have a lasting and profound impact on their lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BRE

Summary: Cameron is sent to a gay conversion therapy center after getting caught with another girl in the back seat of a car. Run by the strict and severe Dr. Lydia Marsh and her brother, Reverend Rick, the center is built upon repenting for same sex attraction. In the face of intolerance and denial, Cameron meets a group of fellow sinners, including the amputee stoner Jane and her friend, the Lakota...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TCFF Mi

Summary: Chronicles the rise and fall of Tower Records, from the opening of its flagship store in Sacramento, California in 1960, to its evolution into an international retail chain and bankruptsy in 2006. Owner Russ Solomon and various store employees discuss Tower's unique approach to selling recorded music.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: 12-year-old Hany tries to fit in at his new governmental school after his father suddenly drops dead, leaving his mother in debt and unable to continue to afford his private education. Not only is Hany clearly from a more privileged background than the working class boys in his new class, but he is also the only Christian in a room full of Muslims.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Michelle Kath Sinclair, daughter of rock guitarist and founding Chicago band member Terry Kath, interviews her father's family, friends and band members to learn about Terry Kath's life and music career.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: FilmRise 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "Reset documents the creation of Benjamin Millepied's first ballet as Artistic Director of the Paris Opera Ballet, the oldest national ballet company in the world - and one of the most prestigious. The appointment of Millepied, best known for his choreography for the film Black Swan (2010), was an untraditional choice and his first ballet was eagerly anticipated. The film shows a work of love...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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