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Summary: Narrated by Udo Kier, the film asks what the Nazi cinema of the Third Reich reveals about its period and its people. About 1,000 feature films were made in Germany in the years between 1933-1945: musicals, melodramas, romances, costume dramas, and war films. Only a few were overtly Nazi propaganda films. But by the same token, even fewer of them can be considered harmless entertainment. How did...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

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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Summary: "Presented by an anonymous North Korean professor, this anti-Western propaganda film attacks the moral attenuation, political manipulation and hyper-consumerism that characterize the Western world. ... Toward the end of this propaganda piece, the role of North Korea in all of this becomes clear: the country would like to offer itself as headquarters for the mounting fight against consumer...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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

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

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

Summary: When Adolf Hitler begins his campaign of conquest in 1939, most Germans actually don't want war. But Hitler and his propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels use every tool of propaganda to change their minds. German pride is invoked to justify the invasion of Poland and France. Messages of hatred are used to persuade Germans that minorities should be stripped of their rights, deported or sent to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: In 1941, Stalin appeals to Russian nationalism to convince millions to take up arms against German invaders, among them a sniper named Lyudmila Pavlichenko who inspires others to fight and survive. In Canada a young woman named Veronica Foster becomes Ronnie the Bren Gun Girl and brings women into the workforce. After the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Allies have the mighty Americans on their...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Though almost forgotten today, Veit Harlan was one of Nazi Germany's most notorious filmmakers. Millions across occupied Europe saw his films, the most infamous of which was the horrific anti-Semitic propaganda film Jew Suss, which was required viewing for all SS members. Harlan was also the only artist from the Nazi era to be charged with war crimes. Included are never-before-seen archival...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2010

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

Harris, Duchess

Summary: Media outlets rely on advertising for financial support, but in many cases it's becoming more difficult to determine where the news ends and advertising begins. Advertising Overload takes a closer look at the encroachment of sponsored content and paid advertisements in areas where consumers might not expect to see them, as well as the ways that companies use collected data to push targeted...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 659.1 HAR

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

Summary: Propaganda series originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: GoodTimes Home Video Corp. 2000

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

Summary: Propaganda series originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: GoodTimes Home Video Corp. 2000

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

Summary: Propaganda series originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: GoodTimes Home Video Corp. 2000

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

Summary: Propaganda series originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: GoodTimes Home Video Corp. 2000

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

Summary: The startling true story of Kurt Gerron, a beloved German-Jewish actor, director and cabaret star in Berlin in the 1920's and '30's. He was captured and sent to a concentration camp where he was ordered to write pro-Nazi propaganda films.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2005

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

Summary: "Analysis of how governments bent on war-making have relied on a vast arsenal of propaganda techniques to overcome resistance at home and disapproval abroad ... Moving from Vietnam to Iraq, the film examines how news reports have become nearly indistinguishable from White House and Pentagon talking points, a problem that has become exacerbated by journalists who have grown accustomed to being...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Media Education Foundation 2007

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

Aral, Sinan

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Summary: "Social media connected the world--and gave rise to fake news and increasing polarization. Now a leading researcher at MIT draws on 20 years of research to show how these trends threaten our political, economic, and emotional health in this eye-opening exploration of the dark side of technological progress. Today we have the ability, unprecedented in human history, to amplify our interactions...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Currency 2020

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Singer, P. W. (Peter Warren)

Summary: "Social media has been weaponized, as state hackers and rogue terrorists have seized upon Twitter and Facebook to create chaos and destruction. This urgent report is required reading, from defense expert P.W. Singer and Council on Foreign Relations fellow Emerson Brooking"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.23 SIN

Summary: By 1945, propaganda machines that had geared populations for war now have to prepare them for peace. With the beginning of the Cold War, enemies become partners and allies now foes. The "free French" retake their beloved city of Paris under the leadership of Charles De Gaulle and Nazi collaborators are outed and publicly humiliated. Meanwhile American sleuths go searching for "evidence" to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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1 hold on 2 copies

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

Conant, Jennet.

Summary: Describes the covert intelligence operations of allied forces during World War II as experienced by wounded RAF pilot Roald Dahl, a patriot who used his charm and wits to infiltrate the upper reaches of Georgetown society and influence U.S. policy in favor of England.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5486 CON

Downing, Taylor

Summary: World War I is often viewed as a war fought by armies of millions living and fighting in trenches, aided by brutal machinery that cost the lives of many. But behind all of this an intellectual war was also being fought between engineers, chemists, code-breakers, physicists, doctors, mathematicians, and intelligence gatherers. This hidden war was to make a positive and lasting contribution to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.4 DOW

Kennard, Matt

Summary: While working at the Financial Times, investigative journalist Matt Kennard uncovered a scam, a deception and rip-off of immense proportions. From slanging matches with Henry Kissinger to afternoon coffees with the man who captured Che Guevara, Kennard’s unbridled access over four years to the crème de la crème of the global elite left him with only one conclusion: the world as we know it is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zed Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 301 KEN

Summary: "The story of Donald Trump's election told entirely through Russian propaganda. Horrifying and hilarious, this satirical portrait of Russian meddling in the 2016 election reveals a fake news empire and the tactics of information warfare"--container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

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