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Summary: The Ciudad Juarez hitman known as El Sicario tells of his experiences working for the Mexican drug cartels.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Icarus Films Home Video 2011

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

Summary: The 'forgotten space' of Allan Sekula and Noel Burch's essay film is the sea, the oceans through which 90% of the world's cargo now passes. At the heart of this space is the container box, which, since its invention in the 1950s, has become one of the most important mechanisms for the global spread of capitalism.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: "When a young man notices several thefts of sought-after Tibetan mastiffs from local farms, he decides to sell his family's dog before it is stolen and sold on the black market. His father, an aging Tibetan herder, is furious when he discovers their dog missing. His search to buy back his dog leads to a series of tragicomic events that threaten to tear the family apart, while showing the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Icarus Films Home Video 2012

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

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Summary: During a visit to the cinema in West Berlin, high school students Theo and Kurt see dramatic newsreel footage of the Hungarian uprising in Budapest. Back at school in Stalinstadt, they spontaneously decide to hold a moment of silence in solidarity with the victims of the uprising. The gesture causes bigger ripples than expected.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Chela and Chiquita, both descended from wealthy families in Asuncion, Paraguay, have been together for over 30 years. But recently their financial situation has worsened, and they begin selling off their inherited possessions. But when their debts lead to Chiquita being imprisoned on fraud charges, Chela is forced to face a new reality.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: An overview of the worldwide political upheavals during the Sixties and Seventies. Interweaves footage from the Vietnam War and the antiwar protests in the U.S., May '68 in Paris, the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, Salvador Allende and the coup in Chile, Che Guevara and Regis Debray in Bolivia, the Shah of Iran, Fidel Castro, et alia. Contains official images, film clips, news coverage...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Icarus Films Home Video 2009

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Summary: A timely documentary that raises urgent questions about how we travel and the unintended cultural and environmental consequences of tourism around the globe. Gringo Trails follows well-worn travelers' routes through Bolivia, Thailand, Mali, and Bhutan and reveals the complex relationships between colliding cultures, such as the host countries' need for financial security and the tourists who...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Icarus Films Home Video 2015

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

Summary: Sourcing original 35 mm nitrate film stock shot during the first World War, Beyond Zero pieces together a unique visual exploration from footage that has never been seen by modern audiences.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Avant-Garde DVDs, Call number: DVD AVANT-GARDE BEY

Summary: West African country of Mali is a birthplace of the blues, yet today the music and musicians of Mali are in grave danger. As fundamentalist Islam and sharia law become more widespread, dance and music are prohibited and musical instruments are being destroyed.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: Working for change: Explores the birth of the social documentary in the U.S. and U.K. during the years of the Great Depression and the New Deal, featuring interviews with several of the people who helped define and shape the form.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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