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Bergstrom, Signe

Summary: "Newt, Tina, Queenie, and Jacob, the beloved heroes of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, are back! In The Archive of Magic, an exciting full-color companion volume to Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, readers are transported behind the scenes of J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World for an enchanting, close-up look at Newt Scamander and his colorful trove of cohorts--beasts and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Design, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 BER

Summary: "The brilliant debut by Guatemalan filmmaker Jayro Bustamante is a mesmerizing fusion of fact and fable, a dreamlike depiction of the daily lives of Kaqchikel speaking Mayans on a coffee plantation at the base of an active volcano. Immersing viewers in its characters' customs and beliefs, the film chronicles with unblinking realism, a disappearing tradition and a disappearing people."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: An extraordinary look at motion pictures as seen through the eyes of the reknowned filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard, who transformed the face of cinema with his prolific, influential, and revolutionary body of work, which includes such classics as Breathless, Weekend, and Contempt. Consisting of eight episodes made over a period of ten years, the series covers a wide range of topics, from the birth of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Olive Films 2011

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

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

McIntyre, Gina

Summary: "Greta Gerwig's 2019 adaption of Little Women is bringing new fans to Louisa May Alcott's beloved classic, and this comprehensive, in-world guide follows the making of this highly anticipated film--starring Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Timothée Chalamet,Laura Dern, Meryl Streep, Bob Odenkirk, and Chris Cooper. Readers will see the character sketches and costumes that brought these cherished...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 791.43 MCI

Summary: "A film about cinema itself, with close readings of some of the most intriguing and celebrated films in cinema history. Serving as guide is the charismatic Slovenian philosopher and psychoanalyst Slavoj Žižek, who delves into the hidden language of cinema, uncovering what movies can tell us about ourselves. Structured in three parts, the Pervert's Guide To Cinema offers an introduction to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: P Guide 2006

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

Summary: "This meditation on cinema's past from Decasia director Bill Morrison pieces together the bizarre true history of a long-lost collection of 533 nitrate film prints from the early 1900s. Located just south of the Arctic Circle, Dawson City was settled in 1896 and became the center of the Canadian Gold Rush that brough 100,000 prospectors to the area. It was also the final stop for a distribution...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2017

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Summary: Explores the hidden history of the American exploitation film. From the tents of carnie roadshows of the early 20th century to "Nudie Cuties," blood-soaked gore fests, biker flicks, blaxploitation and beyond. Looks at the films, the filmmakers, shysters and hustlers who made it all happen. Includes over 2 hours of outtakes, classic grindhouse trailers, and long lost, never-before-seen...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber, Inc. 2010

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

Summary: As animators, puppeteers, designers, writers, or directors, Philadelphia natives and identical twins Stephen and Timothy Quay are renowned for artisanal methods and unusual sources of inspiration. Described as 'Kafkaesque' or 'post-apocalyptically Bruegelian' their films are inspired by twentieth-century European visual and literary culture, especially the surrealist and expressionist...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International Corp. 2000

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

Summary: The Eye of Vichy is a brilliantly chosen compilation of long forgotten film footage and newsreels produced by the Nazis and French collaborators during World War Two. From the small town of Vichy in central France, Field Marshall Petain's puppet government worked with their Nazi overlords in creating pro-Nazi propaganda. Seeking to turn the tide of public emotion against both the Allied Forces...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2003

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Blofield, Robert

Summary: Presents a guide to movie making for young readers, detailing how to write a script, light a set, and edit a film.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walter Foster Jr. 2015

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Dixon, Franklin W.

Summary: "It's lights, camera, disaster for a film crew unless Frank and Joe can track down a saboteur in this cinematic Hardy Boys adventure--a fresh approach to a classic series. Joe and Frank Hardy are excited to be cast as extras in the zombie movie that's filming in their hometown. Not only is film production way more exciting than what usually goes on in Bayport, it also doesn't hurt that the lead...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J HBA 8

Farrell, Dan

Summary: Presents a guide to movie making for young readers, detailing how to write a script, use cinematography to convey emotion, and edit a film.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 791.43 FAR

Keene, Carolyn

Summary: School is out for summer and the timing is great because a movie is filming in River Heights, and Nancy, Bess, and George--along with a bunch of their classmates--get to be extras in a scene shot at the playground! Help Nancy and her friends find a prop that's gone missing from the superhero movie set in this interactive Nancy Drew chapter book mystery series.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2016

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED NDCB 5

Summary: World War II saw the first full-scale aerial battles, as well as an unprecedented degree of air attacks against civilians. This program looks at both the Royal Air Force's attacks on Berlin, and the Luftwaffe's retaliatory bombing of London. Along with footage of dogfights, the program also looks at Germany's formidable anti-aircraft guns. At the behest of the Nazi party, the German military...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pen & Sword 2012

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

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Summary: Set in 1940 London, the story is an ode to how women played a major role in boosting national morale during the Blitz of London in the second World War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY THE

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

Summary: After defeating Viggo and destroying the Dragon Eye, the calm doesn't last long as Hiccup learns the Hunters remain a threat led by a new villain who can control dragons! Now, Hiccup, Toothless and the riders must battle the Hunters like never before with the help from new and old allies. Get ready for jaw-dropping twists and turns as Hiccup finally unearths the true leader of the Dragon...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DRA

Summary: Rock out with Vampirina, Poppy, and Bridget as they take the stage and start their very own band: the Ghoul Girls! Cheer them on as they travel to Transylvania for their first-ever "Scream Factor Talent Competition". Howl with laughter when a full moon transforms much more than just Wolfie, and watch Vee make her show-stopping human ballet debut! Vamped up with awesome songs, bonus music videos...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV VAM

Summary: Explores the making and meaning of Film, a 1965 short film starring Buster Keaton, that was written by Samuel Beckett, directed by Alan Schneider, and produced by Barney Rosset. Topics covered include the circumstances leading to the film's production, the production process itself, and the film's critical reception. Includes outtakes, never-before-heard audio recordings of production meetings,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC NOT

Freeman, Hadley.

Summary: "From Vogue contributor and Guardian columnist Hadley Freeman, a personalized guide to eighties movies that describes why they changed movie-making forever--featuring exclusive interviews with the producers, directors, writers and stars of the best cult classics"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 FRE

Summary: Germany's Third Reich made 1,200 feature films. According to experts, some 100 of these were blatant Nazi propaganda. More than 40 of these films remain under lock and key. Director Felix interviews German film historians, archivists and filmgoers in an investigation of the power, and potential danger, of cinema when used for ideological purposes. Moeller shows how contentious these films...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2018

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Summary: The first program in a series of 48 movies that helped change America. During the first decades of the 20th century no issue was too controversial for movies ... from prohibition to abortion, unions, atheism, the vote for women, worker safety, juvenile justice, homelessness and immigration, these films became the catalyst for social change.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment [distributor] 2007

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

Glassbourg, Michael.

Summary: Presents a guide to the basics of movie making, offering guidance on cinematography, visual storytelling, filming with a crew, post-production, and promoting the final product.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 791.43 GLA

Qualey, Marsha

Summary: Gracie the pig has a part in a movie with with Tilda Swinetune, the champion swim racer and movie star, but she is upset when she realizes she is just a stunt double--however a small change in the script makes her able to do that and also fulfill her dream with a part of her own.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE QUA