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Summary: A joyous cinematic exploration of music's capacity to reawaken our souls and uncover the deepest parts of our humanity. Filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett chronicles the astonishing experiences of individuals around the country who have been revitalized through the simple experience of listening to music.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MVD Visual 2014

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Summary: In this shocking and sensitive exploratory journey through the thunderstorms of the mind of paranoid-schizophrenic Larry 'Wild Man' Fischer, viewers follow his discordant encounters in the music business. Institutionalized at the age of sixteen after attacking his mother with a knife, Fischer wandered the mean streets of LA singing his unique brand of songs for ten cents a pop to passersby. He...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by MVD Visual 2011

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

Summary: In August, 1982, a small group of radio visionaries knew they couldn't compete with the mega-stations in New York City. With one brave decision, they changed the sound of radio forever. In this riveting and star studded documentary, Program Director Denis McNamara, the 'LIR crew and the biggest artists of the era tell the story of how they battled the FCC, the record labels, corporate-radio and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MVD Visual 2018

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

Summary: Many people know of the death of Rudyard Kipling's son John, but few know of the earlier death of his much-loved daughter Josephine. This film reveals the true story behind both of these deaths, creating an evocation of a man who had remarkable gifts and had to bear great personal tragedy. Combining touching dramatizations of three of Kipling's most important works with distinguished...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV RUD

Summary: Behind the scenes documentary of the presence of Afro-Cuban music in the daily life and cultural identity of Cubans. Brings the viewer into the heart and soul of Havana through a vibrant mosaic of street musicians, big bands, dancers, religious rituals and classic cars. Shows Afro-Cuban music in New York City through the music and commentary of jazz and Afro-Cuban legends Billy Taylor, Candido...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wienerworld 2011

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

Contents: Devo corporate anthem -- Secret agent man -- Jocko homo -- (I can't get no) satisfaction -- Come back Jonee -- The day my baby gave me a surprise -- Worried man -- Whip it -- Girl u want -- Freedom of choice -- Through being cool -- Love without anger -- Beautiful world -- Time out for fun -- Peek-a-boo -- That's good -- Theme from Dr. Detroit -- Disco dancer -- Post-post modern man --...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: "In this stunning work of investigative journalism, filmmaker Joel Gilbert uncovers the true story of the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, a tragedy that divided America. By examining Trayvon's 750-page cell phone records, Gilbert discovers that the key witness for the prosecution of George Zimmerman, 18-year-old Rachel Jeantel, was a fraud. It was in fact a different girl who was...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: Take a look into Louisiana roots of music styles and assorted hybrids.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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Summary: Betty Davis, an aspiring songwriter from a small steel town, Betty arrived on the '70s scene to break boundaries for women with her daring personality, iconic fashion, and outrageous funk music. She befriended Jimi Hendrix and Sly Stone, wrote songs for the Chambers Brothers and the Commodores, and married Miles, startlingly turning him from jazz to funk on the album she named Bitches Brew.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: On February 13, 2010, John Timmons (owner of ear X-tacy Records in Louisville, Kentucky) held a press conference to inform the local community that his business was in financial trouble and would potentially have to close its doors after nearly twenty-five years of service. How could this happen? How could this cultural center close?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MVD Visual 2013

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

Summary: "Amiable, unassertive Scott Mary picks up the trash, cleans the toilets, sweeps the floors in the town of Clifton. Then a gunfighter comes to town. He offers advice and guidance to Scott who quickly begins to toughen and mature, thus upsetting the balance of power in the town"--IMDb.com.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arrow Video 2015

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN DAY

Summary: Life imitates art as a French new wave-obsessed film student finds his muse in a mysterious actress that both he and his best friend fall in love with. After years of sex, betrayal, and collateral damage, the three end up in a dangerous situation that leaves one of them fighting for his life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE PRE

Summary: In the Paris of 1978, old formulas do not charm listeners anymore in a male-dominated music industry. Until Ana uses her synthetizers to make herself heard, creating a new sound that will mark the decades to come: the music of the future.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: After his wife dies in a tragic car accident, young Sherwin is called to Maine by his terminally ill and estranged mother-in-law Lucinda. Grappling with a lifetime of disagreements, Lucinda and Sherwin find themselves forced to cope with their feelings and grief in a quiet journey of empathy, compassion and healing.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: A Navajo boy stoically endures hardship, hunger, and the death of his family. He is taken away to attend a white man boarding school and escapes but is pursued to ancient Navajo caves. Magnificently filmed at majestic Canyon de Chelly and nominated for two Academy Awards. In the title role, a seven-year-old Navajo boy, Francis Kee Teller, received a Golden Globe special award even though he had...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: A love story about a woman who "just wants someone who makes her laugh" and a man who is not that funny. As he tries to learn how to be the man she says she wants, they each find an unexpected chance at happiness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: Tells the story of Oblio, a round-headed boy living in the land of "Point," where everything and everybody has one. Oblio, along with his trusty dog, Arrow, is banished to the Pointless Forest. Once there, the adventure begins. The tale is narrated by Ringo Starr and includes songs written and sung by Harry Nilsson.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MVD Visual 2012

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY POI

Summary: Even now, Woodstock has deep, lasting meaning. Its mix of music, culture, and idealism resonates across the years. It gave the youth a voice. It changed the music business. It energized activists. From stadium shows to social-justice movements, its legacy is strong: half a century later. Follow the inside story of the event and the history that continues! Join us as we celebrate those...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: The tribute concert at the Hollywood Bowl in 1970 celebrates the work of legendary folk singer and songwriter, Woody Guthrie, and has never been seen before. The star-studded event was a fundraiser for the California Chapter of The Committee to Combat Huntington's Disease, now known as the Hereditary Disease Foundation, as Woody died of Huntington's disease in 1967.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by MVD Visual 2019

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

Summary: Unable to purchase a $50,000 digital projector, a group of quirky film fanatics in rural Pennsylvania fight to keep a dying drive-in theater alive by screening only vintage 35mm film prints and working entirely for free. The film is an award-winning underdog story about The Mahoning Drive-in Theater.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MVD Visual 2019

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

Summary: The Wolves are no ordinary motorcycle club as revealed in this gorgeous, surprisingly intimate documentary of trauma and survival. Still struggling after the Bosnian War, the Wolves organize a charity for their town and defend the threatened herd of wild horses they first met on the front line. Out there, with the horses, they confront their past and reclaim that territory as a space for healing.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: "Presented by an anonymous North Korean professor, this anti-Western propaganda film attacks the moral attenuation, political manipulation and hyper-consumerism that characterize the Western world. ... Toward the end of this propaganda piece, the role of North Korea in all of this becomes clear: the country would like to offer itself as headquarters for the mounting fight against consumer...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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

Contents: The shorts:1929: Hotter than hot -- Sky boy -- Skirt shy -- The shorts:1930: The head guy -- The fighting parson -- The big kick -- The shrimp -- The king.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD COMEDY HAR

Summary: Documentary portrait of jazz visionary Sun Ra and his Arkestra.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

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