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

Durfee, Stephen L.

Summary: This DVD presents six comprehensive lessons designed to increase your skills in both the art and science of baking.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2012

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.86 EVE
Call number: DVD 641.86 EVE

Summary: Documents the Native American struggle against European settlers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: "For many, Milton Glaser is the personification of American graphic design. Best known for co-founding New York Magazine and creating the enduring I (heart) NY campaign, the full breadth of Glaser's remarkable artistic output is revealed in this documentary portrait, Milton Glaser: to inform & delight. From newspapers and magazine designs, to interior spaces, logos and brand identities, to his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BOM
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF BOM

Summary: In a cinematic sleigh-ride into the strange universe of alternative Christmas music, Mitchell Kezin delves into the minds of some of the world's most legendary Christmas music fanatics and hits the road to hang with his holiday heroes, including hip hop legend Joseph "Rev. Run" Simmons of RUN-D.M.C., the Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne, filmmaker John Waters, bebopper Bob Dorough, L.A. DJ and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Laboratories 2014

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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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 613.7 PER

Summary: Documents an entire school year with Wilma Stephenson and those students committed enough to surrender themselves to her enlightened despotism. By the end of the year, thirteen of her students will have made it through the gauntlet. At a school where over 40% of students don't even make it to their senior year, Wilma shows her kids how to achieve the American Dream: You choose a realistic goal....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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: Investigating a massive chemical spill in West Virginia that left 300,000 people without drinking water for months, filmmaker Cullen Hoback uncovers government and corporate collusion with frightening nationwide public health implications.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: For three days in the summer of 1969, a rock concert was held on an upstate New York farm, and 400,000 people attended -- far more than were anticipated, far more than paid, far more than could be fed or sheltered or cared for after injuries or drug overdoses. It rained, there was mud, all traffic in and out was gridlocked, and the music continued, night and day. "Woodstock Nation" existed for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Pictures 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD WOO

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: 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: 613.712 BIG

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

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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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.1 MON
Call number: DVD 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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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PIO

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Summary: The location has brought over seven million fans, and the world's biggest musicians, to a patch of rural Washington farmland 150 miles from nowhere. Despite overwhelming odds, a small family winery, with a makeshift plywood stage, eventually became a Pollstar, Billboard, and ACM-winning music venue. It follows the stories of Dave Matthews, Jason Mraz, and Pearl Jam (among many other artists),...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Summary: Linda Ronstadt has been an icon for more than 50 years. Her extraordinary vocal range and ambition created unforgettable songs across rock, pop, country, folk ballads, American standards, classic Mexican music, and soul. As the most popular female recording artist of the 1970s, Ronstadt filled huge arenas as no one had ever done and produced an astounding eleven platinum albums. Ronstadt was...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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: Linda Ronstadt has been an icon for more than 50 years. Her extraordinary vocal range and ambition created unforgettable songs across rock, pop, country, folk ballads, American standards, classic Mexican music, and soul. As the most popular female recording artist of the 1970s, Ronstadt filled huge arenas as no one had ever done and produced an astounding eleven platinum albums. Ronstadt was...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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

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