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

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 DOC MOB

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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: 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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Summary: Sue works in a library; her son Daniel eats chips and listens to Metallica. When his father and stepmother cancel his summer plans to visit them in Florida at the last minute, Sue and Daniel suddenly face the prospect of six long weeks together. An epic war of wills ensues in the unassuming battleground of their suburban home as they each reckon with private tragedies, and pursue their passions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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 NEW Digital Video Disc, 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: 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

2 holds on 3 copies

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

Summary: The audacious murder of Kim Jong-un's brother in a crowded Malaysian airport sparked a worldwide media frenzy. At the center of the investigation are two young women who are either cold-blooded killers or unwitting pawns in a political assassination. Assassins goes beyond the headlines to question every angle of this case, from human trafficking to geopolitical espionage to the secretive...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

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

Summary: Featuring interviews with Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Cornel West, and Naomi Klein, The Big Scary ₁S₂ Word explores the rich history of the American socialist movement. Weaving together hidden episodes of history and verit f̌ootage, the film shows that, contrary to popular belief, socialism is deeply American and led to popular government programs such as public schools and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: The location has brought over seven million fans, and the world's biggest musicians, to a patch of rural Washington farmland 150 miles from nowhere. Despite overwhelming odds, a small family winery, with a makeshift plywood stage, eventually became a Pollstar, Billboard, and ACM-winning music venue. It follows the stories of Dave Matthews, Jason Mraz, and Pearl Jam (among many other artists),...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: From Tibet to Australia, Alaska to Norway armed with drones, Go-Pros and helicopters, director Jennifer Peedom has fashioned an astonishing symphony of mountaineers, ice climbers, free soloists, heliskiers, snowboarders, and parachuting mountain bikers. Willem Dafoe provides a narration sampled from British mountaineer Robert Macfarlane's acclaimed memoir Mountains of the Mind.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwich Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 796.522 MOU

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

Summary: An exploration of the career, music, and influence of legendary Canadian musical icon Gordon Lightfoot. With unprecedented access to the artist, the documentary follows Lightfoot's evolution from Christian choirboy to troubled troubadour to international star and beloved Canadian icon.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

Summary: A hauntingly provocative psychological thriller that is Hungary's official entry for Best International Feature Film at the Academy Awards. Mr̀ta, a 40-year-old neurosurgeon, falls in love. She leaves her shining American career behind and returns to Budapest to start a new life with the man she loves. But she waits for him at the Liberty Bridge in vain, he does not appear at their rendezvous....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Sparked by the plague of gun violence ravaging their schools, the March For Our Lives movement included Emma Gonzalez, David Hogg, Cameron Kasky, Samantha Fuentes, gun violence survivors, and teenage activists who pulled together the largest youth protest in American history. Their movement went global with rallies on six continents and in over 700 cities in every state across the nation,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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