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Summary: On August first, 1966, a sniper rode the elevator to the top floor of the iconic University of Texas Tower and opened fire, holding the campus hostage for 96 minutes in what was a previously unimaginable event. This documentary combines archival footage with animated re-enactments of the dramatic day, based entirely on first person testimonies from witnesses, heroes, and survivors, in a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: A personal look at the extraordinary life, career, and artistry of Alexander McQueen. Through exclusive interviews with his closest friends and family, recovered archives, exquisite visuals and music, it is an authentic celebration and thrilling portrait of an inspired yet tortured fashion visionary.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Vertical Entertainment 2018

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Summary: What do the most ravishingly beautiful actress of the 1930s and '40s and the inventor whose concepts were the basis of cell phone and Bluetooth technology have in common? They are both Hedy Lamarr, the glamour icon whose ravishing visage was the inspiration for Snow White and Cat Woman and a technological trailblazer who perfected a radio system to throw Nazi torpedoes off course during WWII.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2018

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

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

Summary: "The joy of yoga brings an exhilarating change of pace and style to traditional yoga ..."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment 2001

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Summary: This course explores the development of our knowledge of the solar system from the simple pondering of the motions in the sky to the latest discoveries of modern astrophysics.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2008

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 520 NEW
Call number: DVD 520 NEW

Summary: Families will learn over 200 everyday vocabulary words in American Sign Language. Youngsters will also learn how to read these words in complete English along with helpful audio. This is an excellent resource for babies, toddlers, young children, as well as their families and friends. Vocabulary examples in ASL and spoken/printed English include: mother, friend, don't understand, how many,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Everyday ASL Productions 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 419 AME

Summary: Afghanistan, immediately post-9/11. Small teams of Green Berets arrive on a series of secret missions to overthrow the Taliban. What happens next is equal parts war origin story and cautionary tale, illuminating the nature and impact of fifteen years of constant combat, with unprecedented access to U.S. Special Forces.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LEG

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD LEG NOT RATED

Summary: Not enough time in the day to train 'The Biggest Loser' way? Wrong! Whether just beginning or ready to take the fitness up a notch, this six-week program provides three pound-shedding workouts designed to beat the bulge one intensity level at a time. These eight-minute, high-intensity workouts combine the elements needed to maximize calorie burn for a fast, body-blasting workout sure to shed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.7 BIG

Contents: Disc 1. The importance of money -- Money as a social contract -- How is money created? -- Monetary history of the United States -- Local currencies and nonstandard banks -- How inflation erodes the value of money -- Disc 2. Hyperinflation is the repudiation of money Saving-the source of funds for investment -- The real rate of interest -- Financial intermediaries -- Commercial banks -- Central...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.1 MON

Summary: In the early decades of cinema, some of the most innovative and celebrated filmmakers in America were women. Alice Guy-Blaché helped establish the basics of cinematic language, while others boldly continued its development: slapstick queen Mabel Normand (who taught Charlie Chaplin the craft of directing), action star Grace Cunard, and LGBTQ icon Alla Nazimova. Unafraid of controversy,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Classics 2018

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Summary: What, exactly, is religion? Why does one religious tradition often differ so markedly from another? Why--despite their common source--are the Abrahamic faiths of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam so different? What kinds of factors separate the beliefs of a Hindu or Buddhist from the 'people of the book' and from other sects of Hindus or Buddhists? Religion affects everyone's life, whether...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2008

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 291 COM
Call number: DVD 291 COM

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

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Summary: "FAR FROM THE TREE follows families meeting extraordinary challenges through love, empathy, and understanding. This life-affirming documentary encourages us to cherish loved ones for all they are, not who they might have been. Based on Andrew Solomon's award-winning, critically acclaimed, New York Times bestselling non-fiction book "Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sundance Selects 2019

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Sutherland, Stuart

Summary: "Do you like history, perhaps investigating where your family came from or learning what challenges your ancestry met and where they called home? This course traces some of the wanderings of our wider family, the biosphere, from its first appearance on Earth around 4 billion years ago through to the present day. This journey has been a fantastic one, with many interesting twists and turns along...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 570 NEW
Call number: DVD 570 NEW

Summary: The documentary mini-series traces the causes, courses, major events and personalities of the American Civil War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2012

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

Summary: The deluxe two-disc DVD set includes a new 2K restoration of Ghost Town (1935) an astonishing and haunting amateur documentary about post-cinema Fort Lee. Disc One also features five films made at Champion Studios, recovered thanks to the efforts of the Library of Congress and the Fort Lee Film Commission. Disc Two includes exciting NJ film rediscoveries, a slapstick comedy from director Mack...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Milestone Film & Video 2017

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

Summary: Looks back at Jane Goodall's career as a primatologist, animal rights advocate, and environmental activist. Comprised of present-day interview segments with Goodall and archival footage of her work studying chimpanzees at Tanzania's Gombe National Park shot by Hugo van Lawick in the 1960s for National Geographic.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Distributed by] 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2017

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

Summary: In 2009 Alex Gibney was hired to make a film about Lance Armstrong's comeback to cycling. The project was shelved when the doping scandal erupted, and re-opened after Armstrong's confession.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2014

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

Summary: Director Robert J. Flaherty journeyed with his wife, Frances, and their children to the South Seas island of Savai'i to capture on film the exotic lifestyles of the Samoan people. In doing so, they resurrected and dramatized the recently vanished customs and struggles of the people just before modernization permanently altered the cultural landscape of the island. In 1975, nearly 50 years after...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: "A rare, jaw-dropping glimpse of everyday life in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang: Zin-Mi is an adorable 8-year-old girl, who, as she prepares to join the prestigious Children's Union, participates in colorful, joyous patriotic school pageants, eats delicious evening meals at her family's well-appointed apartment, and is doted on by her attractive parents who work in model factories that...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Compilation of music videos, clips of televised and non-televised performances, and live concert recordings by David Bowie, spanning the 1970s to the 1990s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: EMI Records 2002

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

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: Naturalist and filmmaker John Stoneman travels to the North and South Poles to study and interact with indigenous creatures above and below the ice.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Topics Entertainment 2010

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

Rockwell, Anne F.

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Summary: The true story of James Lafayette, a spy in the American Revolution. After America won its freedom, James returned to slavery. But James's fight for freedom wasn't over.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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