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  • The Alzheimer's project [DVD]

    The Alzheimer's project2009

    Summary: Momentum in Science features 25 leading scientists, a primetime state-of-the-science report revealing the most cutting-edge research advances. Three additional specials (The Memory Loss Tapes;...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 616.831 ALZ

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • How to die in Oregon [DVD]

    How to die in Oregon2010

    Summary: In 1994, Oregon became the first state to legalize physician-assisted suicide. Since then, more than 500 Oregonians have taken their mortality into their own hands. Filmmaker Peter Richardson gently...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 179.7 HOW

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • The crash reel [DVD]

    The crash reel2014

    Summary: The epic rivalry between half-pipe legends Kevin Pearce and Shaun White is documented in this exhilarating ride into the world of extreme snowboarding. With both practicing more and more breathtaking...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 796.939 CRA

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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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

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • The punk singer [DVD] : a documentary film about Kathleen Hanna

    The punk singer : a documentary film about Kathleen Hanna2014

    Summary: A look at the life of activist, musician, and cultural icon Kathleen Hanna, who formed the punk band Bikini Kill and pioneered the "riot grrrl" movement of the 1990s.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 782 PUN

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Arctic tale [DVD]

    Arctic tale2007

    Summary: Filmed over the span of fifteen years, Arctic tale follows a polar bear cub and a walrus pup as they learn to survive in the wild and face increasing challenges posed by global warming.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 591.52 ARC

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • An honest liar [DVD]

    An honest liar2016

    Summary: "An Honest Liar tells the story of the world-famous magician, escape artist and enemy of deception, James 'The Amazing' Randi. He devised intricate investigations exposing the 'miracles' of...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD B RANDI

    Location: DVDs Biography

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  • Ballets Russes [DVD]

    Ballets Russes2006

    Summary: Fame, glamour, ego, politics, money, war, love, and dance: essential elements that made up more than fifty years in the lives of a group of revolutionary artists. This is the story of an...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 792.8 BAL

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Life itself [DVD]

    Life itself2015

    Summary: The legacy of Roger Ebert's life, recounts the inspiring and entertaining life of the world-renowned film critic and social commentator, from his Pulitzer Prize-winning film criticism at the Chicago...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD B EBERT

    Location: DVDs Biography

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • RBG [DVD]

    RBG2018

    Summary: At the age of 85, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a lengthy legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But the unique personal journey of her rise to the...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD B GINSBURG

    Location: DVDs Biography

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Suited [DVD]

    Suited2016

    Summary: A behind the scenes look at the Brooklyn tailoring company Bindle and Keep.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 646.4 SUI

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Janis [DVD] : little girl blue

    Janis : little girl blue2016

    Summary: A documentary film about the life and times of rock singer Janis Joplin, presented via a series of letters Joplin wrote home over a span of years, read by Chan Marshall. Includes interviews with...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD B JOPLIN

    Location: DVDs Biography

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  • God loves Uganda [DVD]

    God loves Uganda2014

    Summary: Examines the role played by the American evangelical movement and the International House of Prayer megachurch in the state-sanctioned persecution of homosexuals in Uganda.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 306.766 GOD

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • River to river [DVD] : Iowa's forgotten Highway 6

    River to river : Iowa's forgotten Highway 62015

    Summary: "Guides viewers on a nostalgic classic car journey through yesterday|s soda shops, filling stations, general stores, drive-ins, historic sites and roadside attractions that line Iowa|s U.S. Highway...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 977.7 RIV

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Approved for adoption [DVD] : couleur de peau-- miel

    Approved for adoption : couleur de peau-- miel2014

    Summary: An animated documentary that traces the unconventional upbringing of the filmmaker Jung Henin, one of thousands of Korean children adopted by Western families after the end of the Korean War. It is the story of a boy stranded between two cultures.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 362.734 APP

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Pope Francis [DVD] : a man of his word

    Pope Francis : a man of his word2018

    Summary: A rare co-production with the Vatican. Pope Francis' ideas and his message are central to this documentary, which sets out to present his work of reform and his answers to today's global questions...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD B FRANCIS

    Location: DVDs Biography

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  • Salesman [DVD]

    Salesman2001

    Summary: "A landmark documentary ... Captures in vivid detail the bygone era of the door-to-door salesman. While laboring to sell a gold-embossed version of the Holy Word, Paul Brennan and his colleagues...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 381 SAL

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • The Beales of Grey Gardens [DVD]

    The Beales of Grey Gardens2006

    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...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD B BEALE

    Location: DVDs Biography

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  • Miss representation [DVD]

    Miss representation2012

    Summary: Discusses ways in which the media openly degrades women. Features commentary from many influential women in media and politics.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 302.23 MIS

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Sound and fury [DVD]

    Sound and fury2001

    Summary: Examines the issues that arise in an extended family consisting of several deaf members when the opportunity arises for two of the children to receive a surgical implant that would enable them to hear. Explores the little-known world of deaf culture.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 362.42 SOU

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • A constant forge [DVD] : a film

    A constant forge : a film2004

    Summary: A look at the life and work of John Cassavetes assembled from candid interviews, rare photos, archival footage, and the director himself. The narration is created from Cassavettes' own words. The...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD B CASSAVETES

    Location: DVDs Biography

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  • The bitter Buddha [DVD] : Eddie Pepitone

    The bitter Buddha : Eddie Pepitone2013

    Summary: Takes an unconventional journey with a true 'comic's comic'. For a few decades, Eddie Pepitone has proven to be a startling force in the alt-comedy scene. Follow Eddie as he deals with a middle-age...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 792.76 PEP

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Dancemaker [DVD]

    Dancemaker1999

    Summary: Profiles Paul Taylor, pioneer of 20th century modern dance. Features interviews with Taylor and company members. Includes excerpts from: Espanade; Company B; Polaris; 3 epitaphs; Events II, Epic, and...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 792.82 DAN

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Ballerina [DVD]

    Ballerina2009

    Summary: Profiles five ballet dancers who are uniquely individual--tough, insightful, and exceptionally talented. Their onstage performance reveals no hint of the sweat, pain, and hard work endured in the...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 792.8 BAL

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • A fierce green fire [DVD] : the battle for a living planet

    A fierce green fire : the battle for a living planet2012

    Summary: Spanning 50 years of grassroots and global activism, this Sundance documentary brings to light the vital stories of the environmental movement where people fought, and succeeded, against enormous odds.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 333.72 FIE

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • The salt of the earth [Blu-ray]

    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.

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU 770.92 SAL

    Location: Blu-rays Nonfiction

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  • These birds walk [DVD]

    These birds walk2014

    Summary: In Karachi, Pakistan, a runaway boy's life hangs on one critical question: where is home? The streets, an orphanage, or with the family he fled in the first place? Simultaneously heart-wrenching and...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 362.7 THE

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • The law in these parts [DVD]

    The law in these parts2013

    Summary: Explores the four-decade-old Israeli military legal system in the Occupied Territories. Since Israel conquered the territories of the West Bank and Gaza Strip in the 1967 War, the military has...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 956 LAW

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Expelled [DVD] : no intelligence allowed

    Expelled : no intelligence allowed2008

    Summary: Ben Stein travels the world on a quest to learn an awe-inspiring truth - that educators and scientists are being ridiculed, denied tenure, and even fired for merely believing that there might be...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 231.765 EXP

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • The Rolling Stones gimme shelter [DVD]

    The Rolling Stones gimme shelter2000

    Summary: A documentary on the Rolling Stones' 1969 tour of the United States, including a performance at Madison Square Garden and a free concert at the Altamont Speedway in California where violence broke...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 781.66 ROL

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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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

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Wall writers [DVD]

    Wall writers2017

    Summary: Following graffiti's early days on the streets of NYC and Philadelphia in the '60s, the art form has since exploded into a global revolution of creative expression. Narrated by John Waters, this...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 751.73 WAL

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Bombshell [Blu-ray]

    Bombshell2018

    Summary: What do the most ravishingly beautiful actress of the 1930s and '40s and the inventor whose concepts were the basis of cell phone and Bluetooth technology have in common? They are both Hedy Lamarr,...  more »

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU B LAMARR

    Location: Blu-rays Biography

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  • Bombshell [DVD]

    Bombshell2018

    Summary: What do the most ravishingly beautiful actress of the 1930s and '40s and the inventor whose concepts were the basis of cell phone and Bluetooth technology have in common? They are both Hedy Lamarr,...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD B LAMARR

    Location: DVDs Biography

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • A ballerina's tale [DVD].

    A ballerina's tale .2016

    Summary: Iconic ballerina Misty Copeland made history when she became the first African-American woman to be named principal dancer of the legendary American Ballet Theater. Get the incredible,...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD B COPELAND

    Location: DVDs Biography

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Do I sound gay? [DVD]

    Do I sound gay?2015

    Summary: After a break-up with his boyfriend, journalist David Thorpe embarks on a hilarious and touching journey of self-discovery, confronting his anxiety about "sounding gay." Enlisting acting coaches,...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 306.766 DO

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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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

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • The great flood [DVD]

    The great flood2013

    Summary: The Mississippi River Flood of 1927 was the most destructive river flood in American history. In the spring of 1927, the river broke out of its earthen embankments in 145 places and inundated 27,000...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 363.34 GRE

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Eric Clapton [DVD] : life in 12 bars

    Eric Clapton : life in 12 bars2018

    Summary: Told through his own words, the documentary reflects on his traumatic childhood, his difficult struggle with drugs and alcohol, the loss of his son, and how he always found his inner strength and...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD B CLAPTON

    Location: DVDs Biography

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  • A band called Death [DVD]

    A band called Death2013

    Summary: Punk before punk existed, three teenage brothers formed a band in the early 1970s in their spare bedroom. Equal parts rockumentary and family love story, this film chronicles the journey of what...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 782 BAN

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Art In the Barn
    October, 18th, 2019
    5:30pm-8:30pm

    An exhibition of works by local artists, live music, and appetizers, wine, and craft beer are included with the $15 admission to this annual fundraiser for the Johnston Public Library.

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