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Summary: Before street art became mainstream, the anonymous outlaws of "freight writing" put graffiti on the map. One of the most extreme and risky iterations of the art form, freight train graffiti culture has a rich history, laden with myth-like artists, remarkable romances, and competitive graffiti crews. Delving into the underground subculture reveals the deep connection between graffiti and the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: An exploration of Sinead O'Connor's rise and fall and her enduring cultural impact. By the age of 20, O'Connor was one of Ireland's brightest rising stars but her decision to use her fame as a platform to speak out on several controversial issues shifted her narrative from global stardom to worldwide condemnation. In a new interview, O'Connor reveals the abusive upbringing that left her feeling...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC NOT

Summary: Survivors, observers and expert government officials recount the 1971 uprising at the Attica Correctional Facility, when a violent five-day standoff between mostly black and latino inmates and law enforcement took place.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A portrait of musical iconoclast David Johansen from Martin Scorsese and David Tedeschi. From his days leading The New York Dolls to his reinvention as lounge lizard Buster Poindexter, David Johansen is a chameleonic one-of-a-kind performer. Featuring a live performance at Cafe Carlyle in New York City, where he performs as Poindexter singing the Johansen songbook, along with new and archival...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A revealing new look at legendary entertainer Judy Garland fifty years after her tragic, untimely death. Fusing the unpublished recollections of producer, manager and third husband, Sid Luft, with film clips, rare concert footage and Judy's own inimitable words. What emerges is a complex portrait of a woman whose vulnerabilities were exploited by an industry she helped to build but whose...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "A documentary examining the 2014 shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke and the cover-up that ensued"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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

Summary: An extraordinary look into the controversial political career of Imelda Marcos. As the former first lady of the Philippines, Imelda Marcos is best known for her opulent lifestyle, but it was her behind-the-scenes influence of her husband's presidency that rocketed her to the global political forefront. A journey through the Marcos family's long history of corruption, extravagance and brutality,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Famed street photographer Ricky Powell made a name for himself taking wild portraits of New York City's who's who in the 80s and 90s. From the Beastie Boys to Basquiat, Powell's lens captured the grit and glamour of the city's downtown scene like never before. Powell and some of his notable subjects reflect on his fascinating life and work as well as the demons that shaped him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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