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Summary: The story of psychedelic chemists Robert "Tim" Scully and Nicholas Sand, and how their positive experiences with LSD motivated them to become major players in the 1960s drug counterculture by creating ultrapure "Orange Sunshine" acid.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MVD Visual 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A look at the history of the American comedy publication and production company, National Lampoon, from its beginning in the 1970s to 2010. The influence the magazine has had on our culture through turbulent times, morphing into Second City, Saturday Night Live, and the movies, and the stars and sorrows it has produced.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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: A film following the life, career, and decline of legendary bass guitarist Jaco Pastorius, featuring interviews with friends, family, and other artists. Bonus materials include outtakes and stories from Joni Mitchell, Flea, Carlos Santana, Mike Stern, and others.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Slang East/West 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The rise and fall of the New York Cosmos, America's first great soccer team, and its larger-than-life superstar, Pel.̌ The Cosmos kicked off America's first love affair with the world's most popular sport in the 1970s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Investigates the 2011 Penn State child molestation scandal, in which Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky was accused of several accounts of child sexual abuse and head coach Joe Paterno and university administration were implicated in a coverup. Looks at the effects of the scandal on the Penn State student body, Penn State alumni, and residents of State College, Pennsylvania. Covers...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: An astonishingly intimate portrait of a deeply haunted but truly unstoppable virtuoso and the music that has enthralled legions of the world's most devoted fans.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Pat Tillman chose to walk away from a multimillion-dollar football contract and join the military for no other reason than he felt it was the right thing to do. Documented are the facts surrounding the way the military manipulated his tragic death in the line of duty into a propaganda tool.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: 921 DVD Tillman 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: This is the shocking and incredibly true story of the brutal massacre of 11 Israeli athletes by a team of extreme Palestinian terrorists during the 1972 Olympics in Munich, Germany. From terrorist training in Libya to the terrorists sneaking into the Olympic Village to the tension-filled negotiations to the shocking conclusion at a German airport. Told with actual video shot during the crisis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Tracks the overnight celebrity of Marla Olmstead, a toddler who creates gallery-worthy paintings on the dining room table of her family home. Sales of her paintings reach $300,000. Then the bubble burst. When a 2005 profile by '60 minutes' suggests that Marla had help making her paintings, the finger is pointed at her father, an amateur artist and night manager at Frito Lay. Almost overnight,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Reveals the complicated effects the web is having on our society as seen through the eyes of artist, futurist, and visionary, Josh Harris. Director Ondi Timoner documented more than a decade of Harris' increasingly tumultuous life and experiments, including one that involved living under 24-hour electronic surveillance, which led to his mental collapse.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Indiepix Films 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The story of Nim, the chimpanzee who became the focus of a landmark 1970s experiment to show that an ape could learn to communicate with language if raised and nurtured like a human child. But as Nim's natural instincts take over and the humans trusted with his well-being fail to protect him, Project Nim uncovers the unflinching and extraordinary journey of one animal thrust into human society.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 599.885 PRO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A woman who fell on hard times manages to find work with a traveling carnival troupe. She eventually works her way up the ladder from a dishwasher to the star of the high dive attraction.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Passion Productions 2000

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Carnival 2000

Summary: In 2006, Mitt Romney decides to run for president of the United States. In the days before the 2008 presidential election, he seeks to win debates against John McCain and the other Republican Party presidential candidates. After he loses the Republican nomination, he returns in 2012 to challenge incumbent Barack Obama for the White House. Meanwhile, his wife is diagnosed with multiple...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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