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  • Paris is burning [DVD]

    Paris is burning2020

    Summary: Where does voguing come from, and what, exactly, is throwing shade? This landmark documentary provides a vibrant snapshot of the 1980s through the eyes of New York City's African American and Latinx...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 306.778 PAR

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  • Free solo [DVD]

    Free solo2019

    Summary: Despite attempts by his friends, loved ones and his new girlfriend to dissuade him from this dangerous feat, Alex Honnold, the worlds most accomplished free soloist climber, prepares mentally and...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 796.522 FRE

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  • Amazing grace [DVD]

    Amazing grace2019

    Summary: A documentary presenting the live recording of Aretha Franklin's album "Amazing Grace" at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles, in January 1972.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 782 AMA

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  • Liyana [DVD]

    Liyana2019

    Summary: Legendary South African storyteller, Gcina Mhlophe, guides five orphaned children from Eswatini as they collaborate to craft an original fairy tale drawn from their darkest memories and brightest...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 398.2 LIY

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  • Say her name [DVD] : the life and death of Sandra Bland

    Say her name : the life and death of Sandra Bland2019

    Summary: An investigation into the disputed cause of death of black activist Sandra Bland, who died in police custody in Waller County, Texas, after a routine traffic stop by state trooper Brian Encinia.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 363.2 SAY

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  • Honeyland [DVD]

    Honeyland2019

    Summary: Hatidze lives with her ailing mother in the mountains of Macedonia, making a living cultivating honey using ancient beekeeping traditions. When an unruly family moves in next door, what at first...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 638.1 HON

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • This one's for the ladies [DVD]

    This one's for the ladies2019

    Summary: This documentary explores the sexual and social identity of contemporary black America through intimate, eye opening and often hilarious accounts from women and men who find love and community in the underground world of exotic dancing.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 793.3 THI

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Hidden colors [DVD]. Season 5, The art of Black warfare

    Hidden colors . Season 5, The art of Black warfare2019

    Summary: In this installment, the film explores the history of warfare as it relates to global Black society. The film is broken down into seven chapters that examine the ways the system of racism wages...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 305.896 HID S5

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  • Tea with the dames [DVD]

    Tea with the dames2019

    Summary: Dame Maggie Smith, Dame Judi Dench, Dame Eileen Atkins, and Dame Joan Plowright are among the most celebrated actresses of the time, with scores of iconic performances, decades of wisdom, and...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 792 TEA

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  • The Dawn Wall [DVD]

    The Dawn Wall2018

    Summary: In January, 2015, American rock climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson captivated the world with their effort to climb the Dawn Wall, a seemingly impossible 3,000 foot rock face in Yosemite...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 796.522 DAW

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  • Faces places [DVD] = Visages villages

    Faces places = Visages villages2018

    Summary: Filmmaker Agnès Varda and photographer JR set out on a trip through France to meet locals and produce epic sized murals and form an unlikely friendship along the way.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 779 FAC

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  • Fahrenheit 11/9 [DVD]

    Fahrenheit 11/92018

    Summary: Filmmaker Michael Moore examines the current state of American politics, particularly the Donald Trump presidency and gun violence, while highlighting the power of grassroots democratic movements.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 973.933 FAH

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  • Command and control [DVD]

    Command and control2017

    Summary: The film tells the story of a 1980 accident at a Titan II missile complex in Damascus, Arkansas, in minute-by-minute detail through the accounts of Air Force personnel, weapon designers, and first...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 363.1799 COM

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  • Unrest [DVD]

    Unrest2017

    Summary: Jennifer Brea is a Harvard PhD student about to marry the love of her life when suddenly her body starts failing her. Hoping to shed light on her strange symptoms, Brea grabs a camera and films the...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 616.0478 UNR

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  • I am not your Negro [DVD]

    I am not your Negro2017

    Summary: Using James Baldwin's unfinished final manuscript, "Remember This House," this documentary follows the lives and successive assassinations of three of the author's friends -- Medgar Evers, Malcolm X...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 323.1196 I

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  • The eagle huntress [DVD]

    The eagle huntress2017

    Summary: Follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, as she trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter, and rises to the pinnacle of a tradition that has...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 799.232 EAG

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Kedi [DVD]

    Kedi2017

    Summary: Hundreds of thousands of cats roam the metropolis of Istanbul freely. For thousands of years they've wandered in and out of people's lives, becoming an essential part of the communities that make the...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 636.8 KED

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Tower [DVD]

    Tower2017

    Summary: On August first, 1966, a sniper rode the elevator to the top floor of the iconic University of Texas Tower and opened fire, holding the campus hostage for 96 minutes in what was a previously...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 364.1523 TOW

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  • Love thy nature [DVD]

    Love thy nature2017

    Summary: Examines the interconnectivity between human beings and the natural world. Discusses ways in which the increasing estrangement from nature, brought on by modern lifestyles, is proving harmful both to...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 304.2 LOV

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Racing extinction [DVD]

    Racing extinction2016

    Summary: Wildlife activists go undercover to expose ways in which the illegal wildlife trade and the oil and gas industries are contributing to the extinction of increasing numbers of species.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 576.8 RAC

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Hidden colors [DVD]. Season 4, The religion of white supremacy

    Hidden colors . Season 4, The religion of white supremacy2016

    Summary: This entry explores the motivation behind European global subjugation, the history of rarely discussed vast West African empires, how germ warfare is used on melanted people, and the history of slave breeding farms in America.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 305.896 HID S4

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  • Homo sapiens [DVD]

    Homo sapiens2016

    Summary: Presented entirely without commentary or narration, "Homo sapiens" consists of images of abandoned buildings and structures in the process of being reclaimed by nature, as well as desolate natural locales.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 576.8 HOM

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  • A brave heart [DVD] : the Lizzie Velasquez story

    A brave heart : the Lizzie Velasquez story2016

    Summary: Chronicles the life and experiences of Elizabeth "Lizzie" Velasquez, from getting bullied in school and later online, to her multi-million-viewed TED talk, her work as a motivational speaker and as a lobbyist for the first federal anti-bullying bill.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 302.3 BRA

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  • Minimalism [DVD] : a documentary about the important things

    Minimalism : a documentary about the important things2016

    Summary: How might your life be better with less? Minimalism examines the many flavors of minimalism by taking the audience inside the lives of minimalists from all walks of life -- families, entrepreneurs,...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 339.47 MIN

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  • Vikings unearthed [DVD]

    Vikings unearthed2016

    Summary: While infamous for their fearsome conquests, the Vikings were also expert seafarers, skilled traders, and courageous explorers who traveled far and wide from Scandinavia to Europe and into Asia. The...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 948.022 VIK

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  • Weiner [DVD]

    Weiner2016

    Summary: An examination of disgraced New York Congressman Anthony Weiner's disastrous 2013 mayoral campaign.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 328.73 WEI

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  • Heart of a dog [DVD]

    Heart of a dog2016

    Summary: In this film essay, multimedia artist Laurie Anderson presents a monologue touching upon her relationship with her rat terrier Lolabelle, the death of her mother, the heightening of surveillance following 9/11, and other topics.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 702.81 HEA

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Defying the Nazis [DVD] : the Sharps' war

    Defying the Nazis : the Sharps' war2016

    Summary: Tells the never-before-told story of Waitstill and Martha Sharp, an American minister and his wife from Wellesley, Massachusetts, who left their children behind in the care of their parish and boldly...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 940.5318 DEF

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Life, animated [DVD]

    Life, animated2016

    Summary: "At three years old, a chatty, energetic little boy named Owen Suskind suddenly stopped speaking and disappeared into autism. Almost four years passed and the only thing that seemed to engage Owen...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 616.8588 LIF

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  • Cartel land [DVD]

    Cartel land2016

    Summary: In the Mexican state of Michoacan Dr. Jose Mireles, a small-town physician known as "El Doctor," leads the Autodefensas, a citizen uprising against the violent Knights Templar drug cartel. Meanwhile,...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 363.45 CAR

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  • Where to invade next [DVD]

    Where to invade next2016

    Summary: Presents the theory that the American dream, all but abandoned in the United States, has been adopted successfully in other countries, including Italy, France, Finland, Slovenia, Germany, Portugal,...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 303.4 WHE

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  • Watchers of the sky [DVD]

    Watchers of the sky2015

    Summary: With his provocative question, 'why is the killing of a million a lesser crime than the killing of an individual?' Raphael Lemkin changed the course of history. An extraordinary testament to one...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 304.6 WAT

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  • Monkey kingdom [DVD]

    Monkey kingdom2015

    Summary: A spectacular tale set among ancient ruins in the storied jungles of South Asia. Maya, a clever and resourceful monkey, finds her world forever changed when she welcomes her son Kip into her colorful...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 599.8 MON

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  • The hunting ground [DVD]

    The hunting ground2015

    Summary: From Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning director Kirby Dick, and Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning producer Amy Ziering comes a startling expose of sexual assault on US...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 362.883 HUN

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  • The brain [DVD]

    The brain2015

    Summary: Neuroscientist David Eagleman explores the wonders of the human brain in an epic series that reveals the ultimate story of why people feel and think the things they do. The ambitious project blends...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 612.82 BRA

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  • The salt of the earth [DVD]

    The salt of the earth2015

    Summary: A biographical documentary film following the life and career of the photographer Sebastião Salgado, both the major historical events he has photographed and his current project to photograph Earth's natural spaces.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 770.92 SAL

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  • Twinsters [DVD]

    Twinsters2015

    Summary: Identical twins born in Korea--one adopted by a family in the U.S., the other by a family in France--find each other by accident on Facebook and are reunited after 25 years of separation.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 362.734 TWI

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  • Deli man [DVD]

    Deli man2015

    Summary: Looks at the world of the delicatessen, the creation of Jewish immigrants as a way of preserving ethnic culinary traditions in the New World. Profiles Ziggy Gruber, co-owner of Kenny & Ziggy's New...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 647.95 DEL

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  • The winter's tale [DVD]

    The winter's tale2015

    Summary: A ballet based on Shakespeare's tragicomedy that focuses on King Leontes, who accuses his boyhood friend of betrayal, condemns his wife for adultery, and banishes his newborn daughter. The story is...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 792.8 WIN

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  • Hoop dreams [DVD]

    Hoop dreams2015

    Summary: Two ordinary inner-city Chicago kids dare to reach for the impossible -- professional basketball glory -- in this epic chronicle of hope and faith. Filmed over a five-year period, the film follows...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 796.323 HOO

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