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Summary: During the Cold War, the CIA secretly raised a sunken Soviet nuclear submarine from the depths of the Pacific Ocean. The six-year operation included an intricate cover story by billionaire Howard Hughes. Drawing on declassified documents and never-before-seen interviews, NEITHER CONFIRM NOR DENY tells one of the highest-stakes, yet least-known stories of the Cold War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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Summary: First released in 1915, D.W. Griffith's Birth of a nation ignited worldwide controversy with its graphic depictions of racism and white supremacy in the post-Civil War South. Nearly 100 years later, Paul D. Miller also known as conceptual artist/musician/writer DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid, creates a daring 'remix' of Griffith's epic to expose the film's true meaning and relates it to the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment 2008

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Summary: Chronicles the life of Pete Seeger, the American singer/songwriter, who was a leader of the mid-20th century American folk music revival and wrote some of its best known songs. Also looks at his work as a labor and political activist and his experiences of being picketed, blacklisted, and banned from commercial television. Features archival footage and interviews with his family, including wife...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Live Nation Worldwide 2007

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

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Summary: Filmmaker David Farrier (Tickled) faces off against his greatest foe yet in a bizarre game of cat and mouse with a mysterious con man.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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Summary: An immersive journey into the world of wild horses that illuminates the profound beauty and desperate plight they face in the Western United States. Filmmaker Ashley Avis and crew try to uncover the truth before wild horses disappear forever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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

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Summary: Go behind the scenes of the largest Vermeer exhibition ever mounted, now on view at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. Capturing the imagination of the art world, with glowing reviews, global press, and tickets sold out through the entirety of its run, the Rijksmuseum's Vermeer retrospective is nothing short of a historic event. This fascinating documentary is a unique opportunity to discover what...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CLO
2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: Ici et ailleurs: In this meditation on how cinema records history, the filmmakers, members of the Dziga Vertov Group, contrast a French family's life with an impressionistic portrait of war in Palestine, as reflected through television, books, and other media.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Gaumont vidéo 2012

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Summary: Presents the story of Manhattan Project scientist Ted Hall, who shared classified nuclear secrets with Russia in an effort to save the world from nuclear annihilation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC COM
1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: Follows British psychiatrist Dr. Iain McGilchrist as he meets champions and critics of his theory that our brains are becoming imbalanced, with the left hemisphere gaining power as its ambitions are supported by the Western world, while making it harder to deal with important economic, environmental, and social issues.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Summary: Uncover the extraordinary lives of women who overcame gender discrimination and segregation to build fulfilling lives and legacies along America's most iconic highway.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DOC ROU

Summary: In the Victorian Age, women could not access higher education. Instead, Fuller schools in the hothouse of her father's devotion. She absorbs the classics and learns Latin, Greek, French, Italian and German. Already accomplished authors, Fuller and Emerson shape the transcendentalist musings of Thoreau, Ripley, and Bronson Alcott. As she enters elite salon life, Fuller delivers sheer genius and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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

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Summary: In this documentary on J. Robert Oppenheimer, learn the amazing true story of "The Father of the Atomic Bomb." J. Robert Oppenheimer was born on April 22, 1904 - Died on February 18, 1967, A professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley and best known for creating the Atomic Bomb, during WWII.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD 921 Oppenheimer

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

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

Summary: A half-century after its release, Midnight Cowboy remains one of the most original and groundbreaking movies of the modern era. With beguiling performances from Jon Voight and Dustin Hoffman as two loners who join forces out of desperation, blacklist survivor Waldo Salt's brilliant screenplay, and John Schlesinger's fearless direction, the 1969 film became the only X-rated film to ever win the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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

Summary: Every Body tells the stories of three intersex individuals who have moved from childhoods marked by shame, secrecy, and non-consensual surgeries to thriving adulthoods. Actor and screenwriter River Gallo (they/them), political consultant Alicia Roth Weigel (she/they), and Ph.D. student Sean Saifa Wall (he/him) are now leaders in a fast-growing global movement advocating for a greater...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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

Summary: Like Watergate and Vietnam, it is an icon of recent history. Gov. Rockefeller's brutal re-taking of the prison--a nine-minute, 1600 bullet assault that took the lives of 29 inmates and 10 guards held hostage--put an end to the four-day rebellion. But the struggles for justice, by both prisoners and guards, endured for three decades.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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Summary: The program follows a team of Brits who specialize in tracking down missing items from private collections. Who will pay their prices and end up with complete sets?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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

Summary: Cutting-edge spy cameras called Spy Creatures take us deep into the ocean and reveal the surprising and hidden lives of its extraordinary creatures. The Spy Creatures are taking on their most exciting challenge yet, exploring one of the most magical and dynamic environments on Earth the ocean. A brand-new cast of camera-toting Spy Creatures takes us to places no spy camera has ever gone before...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD SPY

Summary: Hiroshima. Nagasaki. Mercury, Nevada? The latter was the site for the testing of 928 large-scale nuclear weapons from 1951 to 1992. Martin Sheen narrates this harrowing exposé of the United States' disregard for everyone living downwind.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DOW

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Summary: "What happens when humanity's infatuation with itself and an untethered free market meet 45 billion cameras? Filmmakers Axel Danielson and Maximilien Van Aertryck once again turn their cameras directly on society, this time to explore, explain, and expose how our unchecked obsession with image has grown to change our human behavior. From Camera Obscura and the Lumiere Brothers to YouTube and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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

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Summary: Man has found a new best friend in this heartwarming collective portrait of nine unique men whose lives have been proudly and forever changed by their love for cats.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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

Summary: Told from the perspective of pioneering Sligo funeral director David McGowan, this documentary unflinchingly draws back the veil on an industry that is rarely spoken of.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DOC FUN
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Summary: The true-crime documentary investigates the strange disappearance of an alleged Soviet spy and his American mistress, an alleged U.S. Intelligence Agent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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

Summary: The themes, images, and cultural vernacular of Victor Fleming's The Wizard of Oz continue to haunt David Lynch's filmography from his early short "The Alphabet" to his television series Twin Peaks: The Return. Is Lynch trapped in the Land of Oz? If so, what can we learn about his body of work by closely examining how it intersects and communicates with that legendary fantasy? In turn, what do...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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

Summary: As the Russian invasion begins, a team of Ukrainian journalists trapped in the besieged city of Mariupol struggle to continue their work documenting the war's atrocities.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD E-TV TWE

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