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Summary: Documentary celebrating the explosion of popular music that came out of LA's Laurel Canyon in the mid-'60s as folk went electric and the Byrds, the Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield, and the Mamas and the Papas gave birth to the California Sound. Featuring Jakob Dylan, the film includes conversations and performances with Brian Wilson (the Beach Boys), Michelle Phillips (the Mamas & the Papas),...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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

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Summary: Minnesota is the heartland of US hockey, creating more skaters on the local rinks and in the NHL than any other state. Here, the senior boys of rival towns one an emerging dynasty, the other with a fabled past face down uncertain futures as they skate for the last chance to etch their names into local lore. Where Texas football has Friday Night Lights, Minnesota high school hockey has Hockeyland.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwich Entertainment 2022

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Summary: Profiles pioneering artist and chef Jim Denevan, founder of Outstanding in the Field, a radical alternative to the conventional dining experience. The documentary intimately reveals Denevan's artistic and culinary gifts with land art in epic geometric formations alongside grand dinners in beautiful natural settings. Instead of bringing the food to the restaurant, Outstanding in the Field has...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

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Summary: The world's greatest drummers reflect on the art of drumming and how it has shaped their lives. Features interviews with Ringo Starr from The Beatles, Taylor Hawkins from Foo Fighters, Stewart Copeland from The Police, Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann from Grateful Dead, Chad Smith from Red Hot Chili Peppers, and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Summary: The documentary chronicles the life of saxophonist Ronnie Scott, a poor Jewish kid who grew up in 1940s East End, London who became owner of the eponymous nightclub. Musical greats spanning decades played at Ronnie₂s including Dizzy Gillespie, Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Nina Simone, Van Morrison, Chet Baker, and Jimi Hendrix, who played there the night of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

Summary: 4000 teenagers simulate every facet of their state government including elections, deciding court cases, and passing legislation. Three candidates emerge in the inspiring race for Youth Governor.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

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Summary: Rabble rouser or activist? Opportunist or trailblazer? During his six-decade journey from pastoral prodigy to racial justice firebrand to elder media statesman, the Reverend Al Sharpton has been a polarizing figure on the national stage. It is the definitive look at his life and legacy, featuring President Barack Obama, Reverend Jesse Jackson, and Senator Chuck Schumer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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Summary: Tells the story of a relationship between an Auschwitz concentration camp guard and one of the women prisoners.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Summary: It is a surrealist biographical documentary narrated by Moby as he reflects on his turbulent personal life and iconic music from underground punk bands to chart-topping solo artists, and from struggling addicts to vegan activists. Featuring interviews with David Lynch, David Bowie, and Shepard Fairey along with extraordinary concert footage, utilizing a unique blend of re-enactments,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Summary: Chronicles the unique recording of NEEDTOBREATHE's latest album. At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic and without telling a soul, the band decamped to a historic house-turned-recording studio in remote Tennessee to work on new music. Over three weeks, they resided under one roof and handcrafted an album reflective of the turbulent moment that may contain the most important music of the band's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

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Summary: A deep dive into the life of Stewart Brand, a legendary pioneer of LSD, cyberspace, futurism, and modern environmentalism. Brand created the revolutionary do-it-yourself publication The Whole Earth Catalog, which Steve Jobs famously called ₃Google in paperback form, 35 years before Google existed.₄

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

Summary: Linda Ronstadt has been an icon for more than 50 years. Her extraordinary vocal range and ambition created unforgettable songs across rock, pop, country, folk ballads, American standards, classic Mexican music, and soul. As the most popular female recording artist of the 1970s, Ronstadt filled huge arenas as no one had ever done and produced an astounding eleven platinum albums. Ronstadt was...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: The passing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 represented not the culmination of the Civil Rights Movement, but the beginning of a new, crucial chapter. Nowhere was this next battle better epitomized than in Lowndes County, Alabama, a rural, impoverished county with a vicious history of racist terrorism. In a county that was 80 percent Black but had zero Black voters, laws were just paper...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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

Summary: There are 8,000 miles of roads and paths in New York City, and for the past six years, Matt Green has been walking them all, every street, park, cemetery, beach, and bridge. It's a five-borough journey that stretches from the barbershops of the Bronx to the forests of Staten Island, from the Statue of Liberty to Times Square, with Matt amassing a surprisingly detailed knowledge of New York's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2019

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

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Summary: Sparks fly as two people develop a deep connection despite the lingering legacy of past relationships. A compelling love story enveloped in music and imbued with humor. BAFTA nominee for Best British Film.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

Summary: In the late '80s and early '90s, the streets of downtown Manhattan were the site of a collision between two vibrant subcultures: skateboarding and hip-hop. Narrated by Zoo York co-founder Eli Gesner with an original score by legendary hip-hop producer Large Professor (Nas, A Tribe Called Quest), this documentary brings to life the magic of the time and the convergence that created a style and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Summary: It has been called 'the most audacious, difficult, complicated rescue mission ever attempted.' This account uniquely blends emotion and bravado to tell the incredible tale of America's secret mission to free the hostages of the 1979 Iranian Revolution.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: In the shadow of the pandemic, a small town rallies to protect a beloved local bookstore. A landmark in Lenox, Massachusetts, The Bookstore is a magical, beatnik gem thanks to its owner Matt Tannenbaum, whose passion for stories runs deep.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

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

Summary: It provides a thrilling and intimate look at the life of a professional skier and BASE jumper Matthias Giraud, who stops at nothing to pursue his passion for adventure. The film follows Matthias as he dares to execute ever more dangerous stunts while simultaneously falling in love and starting a family. The story takes a turn when Matthias suffers a catastrophic crash just days before the birth...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

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Summary: The story of a Jewish family's escape from 1933 Berlin to Europe tackles prejudice, exile, displacement and adaptation, as told from the perspective of the author's alter ego, nine year-old Anna Kemper. Anna is too busy with schoolwork and friends to notice Hitler's face glaring from posters plastered all over 1933 Berlin. But when her father suddenly vanishes, the family is secretly hurried...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

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

Summary: The rise and fall of chef Charlie Trotter, who revolutionized American cuisine and paved the way for today's celebrity chefs. His eponymous Chicago restaurant was one of the world's top dining destinations. With exclusive access to never-before-seen material, the film reveals Trotter's relentless pursuit of excellence. Featuring Grant Achatz, Emeril Lagasse, and Wolfgang Puck.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

Summary: Linda Ronstadt has been an icon for more than 50 years. Her extraordinary vocal range and ambition created unforgettable songs across rock, pop, country, folk ballads, American standards, classic Mexican music, and soul. As the most popular female recording artist of the 1970s, Ronstadt filled huge arenas as no one had ever done and produced an astounding eleven platinum albums. Ronstadt was...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: Antoinette, a schoolteacher, is looking forward to her long planned summer holiday with her married lover Vladimir, the father of one of her pupils. When she learns that Vladimir has to cancel because his wife organized a surprise hiking vacation, Antoinette decides to follow their tracks, accompanied by a protective donkey named Patrick.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Summary: Blues and folk singer Karen Dalton was a prominent figure in 1960s New York. Idolized by Bob Dylan and Nick Cave, Karen discarded the traditional trappings of success and led an unconventional life until her early death. Since most images of Karen have been lost or destroyed, the film uses Karen₂s dulcet melodies and interviews with loved ones to build a rich portrait of this singular woman and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

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