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Summary: "Composed of intimate and unencumbered moments of people in a community, HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING allows the viewer an emotive impression of the Historic South - trumpeting the beauty of life and consequences of the social construction of race, while simultaneously a testament to dreaming - despite the odds"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

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Summary: A deeply cinematic journey through the transformative beauty and raw power of water. Filmed at a rare 96 frames-per-second, the film is a visceral wake-up call that humans are no match for the sheer force and capricious will of Earth's most precious element. From the precarious frozen waters of Russia's Lake Baikal to Miami in the throes of Hurricane Irma to Venezuela's mighty Angels Falls,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: After fleeing his negligent and abusive parents, a hardened, streetwise twelve-year-old boy sues them to protest the life they've given him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

Summary: "This astonishing powerful documentary takes you inside Hurricane Katrina in a way never seen on screen. Incorporating remarkable home footage shot by Kimberly Rivers Roberts-an aspiring rap artist trapped with her husband in the 9th ward-directors/producers Tia Lessin and Carl Deal weave this insider's view of Katrina with a devastating protrait of the hurricane's aftermath. Trouble the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2008

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 363.34 TRO

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

Summary: "THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE 1967-1975 mobilizes a treasure trove of 16mm material shot by Swedish journalists who came to the US drawn by stories of urban unrest and revolution. Gaining access to many of the leaders of the Black Power Movement Stokely Carmichael, Bobby Seale, Angela Davis and Eldridge Cleaver among them the filmmakers captured them in intimate moments and remarkably unguarded...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2011

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

Summary: For over 40 years, the War on Drugs has accounted for more than 45 million arrests, made America the world's largest jailer, and damaged poor communities. Yet for all that, drugs are cheaper, purer, and more available today than ever before. Filmed in more than 20 states, it captures heart-wrenching stories from individuals at all levels, the dealer to grieving mother, the narcotics officer to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: The story of the American civil rights movement through its music, the freedom songs protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, and more, as they fought for justice and equality. Includes new performances of the freedom songs by top artists, archival footage, and interviews with civil rights foot soldiers and leaders. Freedom songs evolved from slave chants, from the labor movement, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama Films 2010

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC SOU
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF SOU

Summary: Melé, a bar singer, and her unemployed husband Chaka are on the verge of breaking up. In the courtyard of the house they share with other families in Bamako, the capital city of Mali, African civil society representatives have taken proceedings against such international financial institutions as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, whom they blame for Africa's woes. As numerous...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2008

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

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