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2.

Rotunda: A Living Portrait

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"Designed by Thomas Jefferson to represent the "authority of nature and the power of reason," the Rotunda is the physical and symbolic center of the University of Virginia, founded by Jefferson in 1824. Composer Judith Shatin and filmmaker Robert Arnold have created a portrait of the Rotunda that combines its timeless majesty with the ever-changing hum of daily life." -- Container.
DVD
2012
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Stanley Spencer and Cookham: A Painter in Heaven

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"Few artists have been as moved by a place as strongly as Sir Stanley Spencer RA. "A painter in heaven", sets out to explore the impact of Cookham in Spencer's art. Kenneth Pople and Carolyun Leder, leading experts on Spencer, give commentaries on Spencer's most famous paintings, including "The Resurrection in Cookham Churchyard" and "The Last Supper". -- Container.
VHS
1996
Available Special Collections
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Getting It Right: The Craft of Literary Scholarship

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Interview with Matthew J. Bruccoli, revealing his career as literary scholar and collector. Also presents the Matthew J. and Arlyn Bruccoli Collection of F. Scott Fitzgerald, now at the University of South Carolina.
VHS
1996
Available Special Collections
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Charlottesville History: The Municipal Band

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Documents the history of the Municipal Band of Charlottesville from 1922-1997. Includes interviews with directors, band members and a live Christmas performance.
VHS
1998
Available Special Collections
6.

How Many Miles to Babylon?

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Alex and Jerry were close childhood friends despite their class differences, and remain friends in the army. When Jerry is court-martialed for desertion, Alex must deal with being in charge of the firing squad.
VHS
1987; 1982
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7.

St. Denis Photographs

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Visual MaterialsVideo Other
1995
Available Special Collections
8.

Blue Ridge Journal

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VHS
1994
Available Special Collections
9.

The Claudius Crozet Story

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VHS
1997
Available Special Collections
10.

Borges and I

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This presentation weaves together dramatized sequences from Borges' stories with a rare interview of the author at his home. The program relates Borges' profoundly original stories to his personal experience, and attempts to reconcile the public and private images of this major 20th century writer.
VHS
1983
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The Inner World of Jorge Luis Borges

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Explores the private world of the Latin American writer, Jorge Luis Borges, as he revisits and talks about the places and books which have influenced his writing. Discusses the violence and surrealism found in his works.
VHS
1970; 1979
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The Great War: And the Shaping of the 20th Century

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VHS
1996
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13.

Thomas Jefferson

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Chronicles the life of Thomas Jefferson.
VHS
1997
14.

The Eagle and the Hawk

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World War I drama about a reluctant hero struggling to deal with the horrors of war.
VHS
1997; 1933
Available Special Collections
15.

Travelogues of Virginia [manuscript] 1950-1970.

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47 reels of 16 mm. film of Virginia Travelogues.
 
1950; 1970
Available Special Collections
16.

Remember When: Charlottesville, the Way It Used to Be

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Explores the history of Charlottesville through interviews with local residents.
VHS
1996
Available Special Collections
17.

A View From the Mountain

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Takes a look at Thomas Jefferson and his acquaintances, as well as his habits and lifestyle.
VHS
1995; 1994
18.

Remembering Segregation

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Charlottesville residents talk about their personal experiences with segregation in the areas of politics, education, and medical care.
VHS
2000
Available Special Collections
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On the Lawn: A History of UVA

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Explores the University from an insider's perspective, picturing a community of people bound together by their affection for a place that has molded the lives of generations of people.
VHS
1999