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Summary: The revealing documentary of Earth explores the planet's most epic moments. From the first raindrops that turned it into a water world to the arrival of its most incredible inhabitants, us. But humans take a back seat in this narrative. Instead, Earth is placed center stage. We see what happened to our world before we even crawled from the mud, including massive bombardments from space, extreme...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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Summary: "More than just one of the greatest concert films ever made, The Last Waltz is an at once ecstatic and elegaic summation of a vital era in American rock music. Invited to capture the farewell performance of the legendary group The Band at San Francisco's Winterland Ballroom on Thanksgiving, 1976, Martin Scorsese conceived a new kind of music documentary. Enlisting seven camera operators (led by...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY MUSIC LAS

Summary: Nothing can amaze quite like an expertly-executed magic trick. Ideally, only the magician knows how truly simple the deception is. After watching Math and Magic, you will know that this trick and its many variants rely on a remarkable property of patterned sequences called Gilbreath's principle--named after an amateur magician who was also a mathematician. Magic is full of such wonders, as you...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 510 MAT

Contents: The real McBot (Sandoval) (5:31) -- Eso es lo que hay (Sandoval) (5:56) -- Eastern blues (Felipe Lamoglia) (10:22) -- Blues for Diz (Sandoval) (12:50) -- A lovely one (Sandoval) (10:14) -- Sureña (Sandoval) (6:59) -- If I ain't got you (Alicia Keys) (5:05) -- Rhythm of our world (Sandoval) (15:10).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Half Note Records, Inc. 2005

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

Summary: Malaria is one of humanity's oldest and most devastating plagues. In many parts of the world, it remains an ever-present scourge that sickens or kills millions of people each year. What if it could finally be defeated? Now, scientists may be on the verge of a breakthrough with a promising new vaccine.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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

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Summary: Go behind the scenes of the largest Vermeer exhibition ever mounted, now on view at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. Capturing the imagination of the art world, with glowing reviews, global press, and tickets sold out through the entirety of its run, the Rijksmuseum's Vermeer retrospective is nothing short of a historic event. This fascinating documentary is a unique opportunity to discover what...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CLO
1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: Inspire a love of reading and enjoy tales featuring favorite PBS KIDS bookworms. Daniel Tiger and O the Owl read together at the library. Then, Alma shares books with her community. Plus, Buster reads to win prizes, Watt and Windy visit the library, Rosie helps Mom set up for story time at the bookstore and much, much more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV BOO

Summary: With more than a billion units in circulation worldwide, this deceptively bland piece of furniture was originally conceived by designer Henry Massonnet as a fashionable commodity for upperclass consumers. The pursuit of lowered production costs above all else soon turned the Monobloc into a symbol of cheap design, environmental waste, and bad taste across much of the Western world. Hauke...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

Summary: In a place like no other on the planet, the dramatic and desolate Lake Natron in northern Tanzania, viewers will witness a spectacle unlike anything they've seen before as a million crimson-winged flamingos arrive to continue the circle of life. Focusing on the adventures of a single chick set against a backdrop of never-before-filmed landscapes, it is a visually stunning journey into the life...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD + BLU-RAY E-TV CRI

Summary: Hiroshima. Nagasaki. Mercury, Nevada? The latter was the site for the testing of 928 large-scale nuclear weapons from 1951 to 1992. Martin Sheen narrates this harrowing exposé of the United States' disregard for everyone living downwind.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DOW

Summary: As the Russian invasion begins, a team of Ukrainian journalists trapped in the besieged city of Mariupol struggle to continue their work documenting the war's atrocities.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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Summary: Neuroscientist and Adjunct Professor of Psychology Indre Viskontas lectures on popular beliefs about the brain and the truths behind them.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.82 BRA

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Summary: In Egypt's Sahara Desert, there is a fossil graveyard, millions of years old, is known as the Valley of the Whales. Among the skeletons, paleontologists have found a species of ancient whale with four legs that allowed it to walk on land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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Summary: After a tragic accident leaves Justin Wadlington blind in his left eye at age five, he develops a unique artistic ability with no formal art training. Despite growing up without parents and living in emergency shelters on the streets of Philadelphia, Wadlington takes advantage of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and begins a journey of ascension to the highest echelon of the fine art world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DOC BLI

Noble, Thomas F. X.

Summary: Explores the five momentous centuries that link the Classical and Modern worlds and shows how the fall of the Roman Empire gave rise to three great civilizations: Medieval Europe, the Byzantine Empire, and the Islamic Caliphate. Examines many features of the period between A.D. 253 and A.D. 750, including the development of these unique civilizations, their memorable political and religious...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.1 LAT

Summary: Stepping out of the sixties and in the wake of the Stonewall Riots, (considered the birth of the modern LGBTQIA+ liberation movement), the 1970s would prove to be a decade energized by queer activism, political and social change, and pride. Celebrating such a vitally important legacy, this collection of gay protest and parade films is an essential multifaceted document of a period of revolution...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DOC GAY

Summary: The Shining, Carrie, It, Misery, Stand By Me; more than 60 of Stephen King's novels have been adapted into films. King on Screen pulls back the curtain and offers an intimate sit down with the filmmakers who brought King's stories to life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DOC KIN

Summary: Uncover chemistry -- the science of how everything interacts. From particles to polymers, an award-winning professor covers it all.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 540 CHE

Summary: National Geographic follows Pete Souza, the President's photographer inside the Obama White House, aboard Air Force One, backstage at the State of the Union, and into the heart of the West Wing. It's a behind-the-scenes look at the everyday grit of the American presidency and a chance to see what it's like to cover the most powerful man in the world, for history. Features intimate interviews...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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

Summary: Join us for a moment of reflections, which invites us to think and ask ourselves questions, to be open to change, and to learn about the LGBT community.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FOREIGN PER

Summary: Lilas and Shery, co-founders and guitarists of the Middle East's first all-female metal band, wrestle with friendship, sexuality and destruction in their pursuit of becoming thrash metal rock stars.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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

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Summary: Doug Butler is a hardscrabble Vermont dairy farmer with an offbeat passion for dog mushing. A local folk hero, Doug's ease with cows, dogs, and people is a joy to behold. And when he trains his team of mutts on the family farm with a dream to compete at the world championships in Alaska, his teenage exuberance seems to erase the tired lines on his sixty-five-year-old face.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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Summary: It is a real-life political saga following Musa Hadid, the Christian mayor of Ramallah, during his second term in office. His immediate goals: repave the sidewalks, attract more tourism, and plan the city's Christmas celebrations. His ultimate mission: to end the occupation of Palestine. Rich with detailed observation and a surprising amount of humor, the show offers a portrait of dignity...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

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Summary: Ken Burns's two-part, four-hour documentary explores the revolutionary life of one of the 18th century's most complex and consequential figures, whose work and words unlocked the mystery of electricity and helped create the United States.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2022

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DOC BEN

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

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