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Summary: Kasper Carr is a master thief, targeting businesses in the Chicago area. He stakes out fresh opportunities in front of a documentary film crew, which gradually becomed complicit in his crimes. As the director and producer become entangled in the allure of their fascinating subject and the legal ramifications of their actions, Carr pursues a series of larger-scale and more dangerous jobs. All...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Indie Films 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Eighty-year-old Jimmy Mirikitani survived the trauma of WWII internment camps, Hiroshima, and homelessness by creating art. But then 9/11 threatens his life on the New York City streets and a local filmmaker brings him to her home to confront his pain.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arts Alliance America 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: In a desert zone in California, a civilian tribunal sentences groups of dissidents and gives them the option of participating in law enforcement exercises in the Bear Montain National Punishment Park. Now these prisoners have to fight for their lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PUN

Summary: A pseudo-documentary exploring an alternative history of the United States beginning with the Civil war being won by the South, having an alliance with Germany against Japan, and a cold war with Canada.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY CSA

Summary: "Documentary-style drama questions the existence of a hairy 7ft tall Sasquatch-type monster that lives in a swa[m]p outside of Fouke, Arkansas."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cheezy Flicks Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Summary: In the third season of this Emmy Award-winning series, watch as Chef Vivian Howard, with husband Ben Knight and her twin children by her side, blend and balance the high stakes of managing two restaurants, writing a new cookbook and tackling a family reunion feast, all while the farm-to-table chef's plate is packed with food festivals and competitions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CHE NOT RATED

Summary: "Since 1925 the Streit's matzo factory has sat in a low-slung tenement building on Manhattan's Lower East Side. While other matzo companies have modernized, Streit's remained a piece of living history, churning out 40 percent of the nation's unleavened bread on pre-War machinery as old as the factory itself. In a neighborhood where the Jewish immigrants long ago moved on, in a nation where...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Colin Beavan is a New York City writer and self-proclaimed liberal. He has big plans for his new book. He decides on a grand experiment: to live one year with as little impact on the environment as possible. The problem is, the project requires his wife Michelle, an espresso-guzzling, Prada-worshipping business writer, and their young daughter to be fully on board. The family embarks on a year...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.7 DVD No 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF NO

Summary: A documentary exploration of the subculture of New York's young graffiti writers and breakdancers, showing their activities and aspirations and the social and aesthetic controversies surrounding New York graffiti. Dramatizes conflicts between graffitists and the city, as well as among the graffitists themselves.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Art Films 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Shot over a ten-year period, this documentary follows the changing times in New York's East Village as seen through the eyes of Josh Pais who grew up on 7th Street.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paradise Acres Productions 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kilpack, Josi S.

Summary: When Harriet Beecher marries Calvin Stowe on January 6, 1836, she is sure her future will be filled romance, eventually a family, and continued opportunities to develop as a writer. Her husband Calvin is completely supportive and said she must be a literary woman. Harriet's sister, Catharine, worries she will lose her identity in marriage, but she is determined to preserve her independent...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC KIL

Summary: "Tells the story of how the longest, most sophisticated electric subway in the world was built"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2006

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taunton Press 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 749.2 FIN

Summary: Set in the raucous world of urban street basketball, Soul in the Hole tells the true story of notorious New York City street team Kenny's Kings as they play through a long, steamy summer on the asphalt playgrounds.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Xenon Entertainment Group 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: East Hampton, the mid-1970's: documentary filmmakers Albert and David Maysles set up camp in a decrepit mansion known as Grey Gardens, where the eccentric Edith "Big Edie" Ewing Bouvier Beale and her daughter Edith "Little Edie" Bouvier Beale live amid piles of trash and mounds of cats. The film becomes an instant cult classic. Fast forward to the present day: "Grey Gardens" has inspired a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Barker, Pat.

Summary: A British novel on family tensions whose protagonists include children from a couple's previous marriage and a dying grandfather who is reliving the horrors of World War I.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, Giroux 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR

Contents: Collateral damages is about the psychological impact 9-11 had on NYC firefighters. Featuring firefighters from Engine 6, Rescue 2 and Engine 285, these men share personal testimonies of the emotional and metal anguish of an aftermath with no end. In addition to its hour-long feature, Collateral Damges has more than two hours of extensive features, including the dismantling of the REscue 2 rig...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turn of the Century Pictures 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Through actual contruction footage and interviews with historians, ABC's Jack Smith tells the story of this true modern marvel-- built on a 60,000-ton steel frame with 6,500 windows, 73 elevators and 8 high-speed escalators.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ABC News 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: In this classic film, filmmaker Jonathan Nossiter chronicles the hilarious adventures of cult figure Quentin Crisp, a modern day Oscar Wilde, in his madcap dash across the margins of New York City in the pursuit of fame.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Friend, David

Summary: Tells the stories behind the photographs of 9/11, discusses the controversy over whether the images are exploitative or redemptive, and shows how photographs help us witness, grieve, and understand the unimaginable.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, Giroux 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 FRI

Jones, Wayne V.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: s.n. 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: GEN 929.2 STU

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: After being brutally attacked outside a bar and in spite of recovering from a coma and extensive physical injuries, Mark Hogancamp suffered brain damage and nearly total memory loss. Unable to afford therapy he spent the next few years building a scale model, World War II-era town, Marwencol, populated with dolls, where he lived out his fantasy life, and which he documented in photographs. When...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Guild 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Go behind the Oklahoma State Penitentiary walls to follow convict cowgirls on their journey to the 2007 Oklahoma State Penitentiary Rodeo.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Documentary Films 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Perry, Julien

Summary: "Seattle Cooks is an exciting collection of 80 signature dishes from 40 of the city's best restaurants. Featuring crowd-pleasing small plates, vibrant salads, comforting mains, delectable desserts, and much more, this expansive cookbook highlights a vibrant culinary scene that makes Seattle one of the best food cities in the country. A never-before-published recipe for Dahlia' Lounge's iconic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Figure 1 2018

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