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Summary: Using specially developed camera lenses, Nova brings you the most intimate and most spectacular portrayal of a working bee colony ever filmed.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

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Summary: The third installment in Ulrich Seidl's Paradise trilogy tells the story of the overweight thirteen-year-old Melanie and her first love. Melanie spends her summer vacation at a strict diet camp for overweight teenagers. Between physical education and nutrition counseling, pillow fights, and her first cigarette, Melanie falls in love with the camp director, a doctor 40 years her senior. As the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN PAR

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

Summary: College freshman Michaela suffers a breakdown that looks less like her diagnosed condition of epilepsy than a form of demonic possession. Seeking a priest's aid, Michaela enters a very personal hell while her family watches in horror.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2007

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN REQ

Summary: A touching documentary-collage, The Green Wave uses actual blog entries, tweets and cell phone video, along with eyewitness accounts, expert interviews and animated sequences to tell the story behind Iran's youth-driven Green Revolution and the Government's violent response after the presidential elections in 2009. Director Ali Samadi Ahadi used thousands of entries in Iranian blogs and social...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lighthouse [distributor] 2010

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

Summary: "German painter Gerhard Richter granted filmmaker Corinna Belz access to his studio in the spring and summer of 2009, where he was working on a series of large abstract paintings. In quiet, highly concentrated images, the documentary provides a fly-on-the-wall perspective of the very personal, tension-filled process of artistic creation. Richter is his own worst critic, destroying multiple...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: distributed by Kino Lorber, Inc. 2012

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

Summary: The first feature-length appreciation of Eva Hesse's life and work, makes superb use of the artist's voluminous journals, her correspondence with close friend and mentor Sol LeWitt, and archival interviews with fellow artists who recall her passionate, ambitious, tenacious personality.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2017

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

Summary: "[This film] is a musical road trip, journeying deep into the heart of Brazil. Covering more than 4000 km, with stopovers in Pernambuco, Bahia and Rio de Janeiro, director Mika Kaurismäki offers unparalleled access to the Brazilian people and their culture ... far beyond Samba and Bossa Nova."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Milan Entertainment 2006

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

Summary: Follows Andy Goldsworthy's bohemian free spirit all over the world as he demonstrates and opens up about his creative process. From his long-winding rock walls and icicle sculptures to his interlocking leaf chains and multi-colored pools of flowers. Goldsworthy's painstakingly intricate masterpieces are made entirely of materials found in Mother Nature - who threatens and often succeeds in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2004

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

Summary: David Attenborough returns to the world's oceans in this sequel to the acclaimed documentary filming rare and unusual creatures of the deep, as well as documenting the problems our oceans face.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Earth 2018

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3 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV BLU

Summary: This evocative character study tells the story of a young American fashion assistant and spiritual medium who is living in Paris and searching for signs of an afterlife following the sudden death of her twin brother. A stirring depiction of grief in the form of a psychological thriller, and a chilling meditation on modern modes of communication and the way we mourn those we love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PER

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Summary: ER doctor Rike (Susanne Wolff) embarks on a one-woman solo sailing trip to Ascension Island in the Atlantic Ocean. When Rike comes across a sinking ship of refugees, she is quickly torn out of her contented and idealized world and must make a momentous decision. Aptly named after the mythological river that separates the living from the dead, STYX is an astute modern day parable of Western...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: There's precious little sweetness in Liam's life in the weeks before his 16th birthday: his mother is in prison, and his stepfather Stan is a bullying small-time drug dealer. Liam wants a normal life with mom, his older sister and her baby boy, in a caravan he picked out himself. Naïve, driven Liam comes to the attention of a local crime lord, who offers him employment--but with conditions that...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sixteen Films 2003

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

Summary: Set in a rubble-strewn Berlin in 1945, is like no other film about post-World War II Jewish identity. After surviving Auschwitz, a former cabaret performer, her face disfigured and reconstructed, returns to her war-ravaged hometown to seek out the gentile husband who may or may not have betrayed her to the Nazis. Without recognizing her, he enlists her to play his wife in a bizarre...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN PHO

Summary: Alex's proud, socialist mother falls into a coma for eight months. When she wakes, her heart is weak, so Alex has to keep the secret that the Berlin Wall has fallen and capitalism has triumphed. What begins as a little white lie turns into a major scam.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Classics 2004

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN GOO

Summary: A massive chronicle of life in Germany, from 1919 to 1982, as reflected in the fluctuating fortunes of the members of one family, initially peasant-farmers, in the fictitious village of Schachbach in the Rhineland. An extraordinary succession of mostly ordinary events and characters--history seen from ground level--vividly acted by a huge cast of both professional and nonprofessional actors.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Facets Video 2005

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

Summary: In the period of several days, Katharina's privacy and her honor are destroyed, first by the police who terrorize her, and then by the yellow press, which creates in her name the image of a politicized Bonnie Parker.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2003

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN LOS

Summary: Tells the life and love story of Argentina's most famous tango dancers Maria Nieves Rego and Juan Carlos Copes, who met as teenagers and danced together for nearly fifty years until a painful separation tore them apart. Relaying their story to a group of young tango dancers and choreographers from Buenos Aires, their story of love, hatred and passion is transformed into unforgettable...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN OUR

Lovano, Joe.

Contents: Emperor Jones (6:08) -- Eternal joy (8:21) -- Duke Ellington's sound of love (12:13) -- Alexander the great (11:48) -- His dreams (8:04) -- The dawn of time (8:23) -- I'm all for you (9:25).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Note Records 2008

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ LOV