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Summary: "At three years old, a chatty, energetic little boy named Owen Suskind suddenly stopped speaking and disappeared into autism. Almost four years passed and the only thing that seemed to engage Owen were Disney films. Then one day his father donned one of his son's puppets--Iago, the wisecracking parrot from Aladdin--and asked 'What's it like to be you?' Suddenly, Owen responded to his father...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TCFF Li

Summary: On March 8, 1971, eight ordinary citizens broke into an FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, a town just outside of Philadelphia, took hundreds of secret files, and shared them with the public. In doing so, they uncovered the FBI's vast and illegal regime of spying and intimidation of Americans exercising their First Amendment rights. Despite conducting one of the most thorough investigations in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: On April 20, 2010, communities throughout the Gulf Coast of the United States were devastated by the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon, a state-of-the-art offshore oil rig operated by BP in the Gulf of Mexico. In this documentary film, the director travels to small towns and major cities in Alabama, Louisiana and Texas to explore the fallout of the disaster on the people of the region.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Takes a behind-the-scenes look at the colorful and competitive world of champion show chicken breeders, following the struggles and triumphs of both humans and their chickens on the road to compete at the largest poultry competition in the United States, the Ohio National Poultry Show.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Acclaimed director Steve James tells the saga of the Chinese immigrant Sung family, owners of Abacus Federal Savings of Chinatown, New York. Accused of mortgage fraud by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., Abacus becomes the only bank prosecuted after the 2008 financial crisis. The indictment and subsequent trial forces the Sung family to defend themselves, and their bank's legacy...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: An examination of disgraced New York Congressman Anthony Weiner's disastrous 2013 mayoral campaign.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF WEI

Summary: Delivering a candid portrait of citizens, police, community advocates, and government officials on the frontlines during three years of unparalleled, escalating violence in Baltimore. The film highlights the positive actions undertaken by groups and individuals, who come together to rebuild, heal, and forge a better way forward.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Examines the role played by the American evangelical movement and the International House of Prayer megachurch in the state-sanctioned persecution of homosexuals in Uganda.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF GOD

Summary: "Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant looms just 35 miles from Times Square. With over 50 million people living in close proximity to the aging facility, its continued operation has the support of the plant's operators and the NRC--Nuclear Regulatory Commission--yet has stoked a great deal of controversy in the surrounding community, including a vocal anti-nuclear contingent concerned that what...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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