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Summary: Tells the story of the Rocksteady era (1966-69), considered by music experts to be the golden age of Jamaican music. A blend of ska, soul and R & B, Rocksteady developed the buoyant rhythms, prominent bass line, beautiful vocals and socially conscious lyrics that became Reggae. Forty years after Rocksteadys peak, the documentary filmmakers brought the remaining great Rocksteady singers and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lightyear Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A black hockey player hopes to be drafted into the NHL, but his dreams are threatened by the racial tensions in his Nova Scotia community.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Light Year Entertainment 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A fascinating look at the art of filmmaking, including stories and clips from the making of some of the greatest films of the '70s and '80s. Focuses on several men who made a huge impact on a craft that's vital to the making of any film.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: In one of the last traditional tribes in the South Pacific, a young girl falls in love with her chief 's grandson. But when war with their enemies escalates, Wawa is unknowingly betrothed as part of a peace deal. The young lovers run away, but are pursued by warriors of both tribes. With their lives on the line, the star-crossed lovers must choose between their hearts and the peaceful future of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Brian Cox is Rory MacNeil, a rugged old Scotsman who reluctantly leaves his beloved isolated Hebridean island for San Francisco to seek medical treatment. Moving in with his estranged son, Rory's life will be unexpectedly transformed through a newly found love for his baby grandson.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The documentary follows a unique rehabilitation effort in a Virginia jail that encourages inmates to write and record original music. In the jail's makeshift recording studio, four men collaborate to produce an album with Grammy-winner Todd 'Speech' Thomas of Arrested Development. As the creative process unfolds, these incarcerated artists must confront the traumas of their past, and music...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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