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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

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

Summary: An absorbing portrait of the filmmaker David Lynch, as well as an intimate encounter with the man himself. From the privacy of his home and painting studio in the Hollywood Hills, a candid Lynch conjures people and places from his past, from his boyhood in Idaho and Virginia to his experiences at art school in Boston and Philadelphia to the beginnings of his filmmaking career in Los Angeles, in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2017

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

Summary: The fifteen year realization of a cinematic dream that presents the profound and life-changing journey of innovative Western thinkers who travel to India to meet with the Dalai Lama to solve many of the world's problems.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Utopia is an epic production by the Emmy and Bafta winning film-maker and journalist John Pilger. Utopia is a vast region in northern Australia and home to the oldest human presence on earth. 'This film is a journey into that secret country,' says John Pilger in Utopia. 'It will describe not only the uniqueness of the first Australians, but their trail of tears and betrayal and resistance -...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds (Musical group)

Summary: "Super deluxe, limited edition 45 track triple CD and 2 hour DVD feature live performances, rare footage and interviews. Also includes a 256 page hardback book of exclusive essays, previously unseen photos and reproduction memorabilia"--Inserted flier.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: "The product of over 2,000 interviews recorded in 60 countries, this unique and thrilling collection of stories and images leads inexorably to the core of what it means to be human. Stories full of love and happiness, hatred and violence, from everyday experiences to accounts of the most unbelievable lives, share a rare sincerity and underline what is universal. Intercut with never-before-seen...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2017

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

Summary: After the death in 2004 of American theater actor and monologist Spalding Gray, director Steven Soderbergh (Traffic) pieced together a narrative of Gray's life to create the documentary And Everything is Going Fine. Brilliantly and sensitively assembled entirely from footage of Gray, taken from interviews and one-man shows from throughout his career, it is a rich, full portrait, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2012

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

Summary: Includes the director's music videos for the bands Jay-Z, Linkin park, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Johnny Cash, Audioslave, No Doubt, Mick Jagger, Janet Jackson, Michael Jackson, Fiona Apple, Nine Inch Nails, Beck, Weezer, Eels, Snic Youth, Madonna, R.E.M., G. Love & Special Sauce, David Bowie, Lenny Kravitz, Keith Richards, En Vogue and kd lang, as well as interviews, commentaries and a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2005

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

Summary: This portrait of Jason Holliday, a black gay prostitute who dreams of a career as a nightclub performer, is drawn from twelve consecutive hours of filming in a New York City apartment.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: In 1980 Stanley Kubrick released his masterpiece of modern horror, The Shining. Over 30 years later we're still struggling to understand its hidden meanings. Rodney Ascher's wry and provocative documentary fuses fact and fiction through interviews with both fanatics and scholars, creating a kaleidoscopic deconstruction of Kubrick's still-controversial classic.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2013

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

Summary: On Easter Monday 1916, a small group of Irish rebels took on the might of the British Empire. Although defeated militarily, the men and women of the Easter Rising would soon win a moral victory, with their actions leading to the creation of an independent Irish State and contributing to the eventual disintegration of the British Empire. They have inspired countless freedom struggles throughout...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Documents heavy metal music fans tailgating in the parking lot outside the Capital Centre in Landover, Maryland on May 31, 1986 before a Judas Priest concert, with opening act Dokken. This edition includes more than 2 hours of original content.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Factory 515 2005

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

Summary: An intimate portrait of life, death, friendship and the movies, as recalled by some of Hollywood's greatest cinema artists: renowned art directors (and pals) Robert Boyle (North by Northwest, The Birds), Henry Bumstead (To Kill a Mockingbird, The Sting) and Albert Nozaki (The War of the Worlds, The Ten Commandments), storyboard artist Harold Michelson (The Graduate, Star Trek: The Motion...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docuramafilms 2012

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

Monk, Thelonious

Contents: CD. I mean you (7:21) -- Ruby my dear (6:31) -- Straight, no chaser (6:49) -- Bright Mississippi (4:20) -- Light blue (7:35) -- Epistrophy (4:50) -- Don't blame me (4:57) -- I love you sweetheart of all my dreams (1:35) -- Crepuscule with Nellie (2:24) -- Bright Mississippi (Reprise) (3:01) -- Nutty (10:01) -- Blue monk (:58).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Note Records 2013

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ MON

Summary: " ... Included here are Peggy's definitive television performance of "Fever" (not seen since its first broadcast 45 years ago), 19 other classic Peggy Lee film and television appearances, interviews and colleagues (including Elvis Presley songwriters Leiber and Stoller), and 30 minutes of bonus material not seen on the original PBS broadcast"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Capitol Records 2004

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

Summary: French-born Michel Gondry is known for his visually groundbreaking imagery and re-interpretations of reality. A former drummer, his first collaboration with Björk for "Human Behaviour" (featuring Bjork as a hunter who eventually winds up inside a bear's stomach), helped revive what was then a dwindling music video industry, and went on to win nearly every music video award. A collection of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Train Productions 2003

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

Contents: Disc 1. High voltage -- It's a long way to the top (If you wanna rock 'n' roll) -- School days -- T.N.T. -- Live wire -- Can I sit next to you girl -- Baby please don't go -- Hell ain't a bad place to be -- Rocker -- Rock 'n' roll damnation -- Dog eat dog -- Let there be rock -- Problem child -- sin city -- Bad boy boogie -- Highway to hell -- The jack -- Whole lotta Rosie -- Bonus features.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Music 2007

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Summary: This watershed release represents the life's work of William Ferris, an audio recordist, filmmaker, folklorist, and teacher with an unwavering commitment to establish and to expand the study of the American South. William Ferris was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi in 1942. Growing up on a working farm, Ferris began at a young age documenting the artwork, music, and lives of the people on the...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Dust to Digital 2018

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FOLK VOI

Summary: "Robert Moog has been inventing and building electronic musical instruments for nealy half a century. Moog, the film, takes us inside the mind of this legendary figure as he shares his ideas about creativity, design, interactivity and spirituality. To this day, moog contiunes to shape musical culture with some of the most inspiring instruments ever created."--Container insert.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Plexigroup 2005

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Summary: "Shot outside Pittsburgh on a shoestring budget by a band of filmmakers determined to make their mark, Night of the Living Dead, directed by horror master George A. Romero, is a great story of independent cinema: a midnight hit turned box-office smash that became one of the most influential films of all time. A deceptively simple tale of a group of strangers trapped in a farmhouse who find...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Summary: An animated documentary on the life of controversial MIT professor, philosopher, linguist, anti-war activist and political firebrand Noam Chomsky. Through complex, lively conversations with Chomsky and brilliant illustrations by Gondry himself, the film reveals the life and work of the father of modern linguistics while also exploring his theories on the emergence of language.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Media Group 2014

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

Summary: Mr. Badii, ceaselessly driving through the red-brown hills around Tehran in search of assistance in his suicide, receives from each of the men he asks for help a viewpoint on life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 1999

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

Summary: Today, Europe's fastest growing Jewish population is in Berlin. Germany is considered one of the most democratic societies in the world, assuming the position of moral leader of Europe as they embrace hundreds of thousands of refugees. This development couldn't have been imagined in 1945. Through personal stories Germans & Jews explores Germany's transformation as a society, from silence about...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2016

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

Summary: Pope Francis travels the world speaking to those in need and delivering a message of hope.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

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

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