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1.

London

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See a side of London that few tourists will ever see. Director Patrick Keiller's fictional guide Robinson, an eccentric academic, takes the viewer to historic sites associated with authors such as Poe and Baudelaire, where pollution, urban blight and IRA bomb scares have changed the flavor of the beloved city forever.
DVD
2017; 1994
Clemons (Item in transit)
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Muros

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When the Berlin Wall fell, we filed the idea of the separation walls as part of the past. The reality is exactly the opposite. Never before have so many walls been built. There are thousands of kilometers of fences, fences, barbed wire and walls in the most distant and different parts of the planet. This film tells real stories of people living on both sides of very different walls.
DVD
2017; 2015
Clemons (On Hold for a Library Patron)
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Hitler: February 10th, 1933

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Hitler's 1933 speech from the Sportspalast, Berlin, one month after his election as Chancellor, in which he exhorts the German people to support his National Socialist Party in the upcoming elections.
DVD
2006; 1985
Clemons (On Hold for a Library Patron)
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Lost Rondout: A Story of Urban Removal

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"In the 1960s, federally funded urban renewal projects destroyed hundreds of working-class urban communities across America. Lost Rondout: A Story of Urban Removal chronicles how one such project impacted the Hudson Valley city of Kingston, New York, demolishing nearly 500 buildings and displacing thousands of people. Interviews with former residents bring the destroyed neighborhood back to life--its bars, clothing stores, and bakeries--and dozens of stunning slides by Gene Dauner celebrate block after block of handsome 19th-century brick buildings just prior to their demolition. Urban planners, city officials, and historians discuss how suburbanization and misguided federal policies devastated cities and how Kingston still struggles with urban renewal's troubled legacy-even as the f [...]
DVD
2016
Clemons (CHECKED OUT)
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Walls

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The world is increasingly divided by walls, physically separating the human beings living on either side of them. Brilliant editing connects people living and working on both sides of the controversial barriers between Mexico and the U.S., Spain and Morocco, Israel and Palestine and South Africa and Zimbabwe. This cinematic investigation explores the building and maintenance of these WALLS as a growing global phenomenon.
Online
2015
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Intelligent Lives

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Intelligent Lives stars three pioneering young American adults with intellectual disabilities -- Micah, Naieer, and Naomie -- who challenge perceptions of intelligence as they navigate high school, college, and the workforce. Academy Award-winning actor and narrator Chris Cooper contextualizes the lives of these central characters through the emotional personal story of his son Jesse, as the film unpacks the shameful and ongoing track record of intelligence testing in the United States.
DVD
2018
Clemons (CHECKED OUT)
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Conformity and Independence

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This film examines classic research asking why people conform, obey, and dissent in various social situations and presents social psychology's main findings and principles in the areas of conformity and independence. Sherif's experiments on norm formation, Asch's work on group pressure to conform and Crutchfield's variation, Kelman's three processes of compliance, and Moscovici's theoretical views are all covered.
Online
1975
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Mind Over Money: How Human Psychology and Finance Interact

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Investigates the shattering impact the recent global financial meltdown had on how economists think. Why did so few of the brightest minds in finance not only fail to predict the crash but also argue that it was impossible? With insights from experts and scientific experiments that highlight the hidden money drives in us all, explore a seismic shift in our efforts to understand the marketplace.
DVD
2010
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Rio Verde: El Tiempo de los Yakurunas = Green River : The Time of the Yakurunas

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Eschewing traditional anthropological pointers, Green River invites its viewers to rely solely on their eyes and ears to get their bearings in this Amazonian catchment area, and be carried by cinematographic prowess to a place where the river itself becomes a surface for projections of all kinds.
DVD
2017
Clemons (Stacks)
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Which Way Home

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A feature documentary that follows unaccompanied child migrants on their journey through Mexico as they try to reach the United States. We follow children like Olga and Freddy, 9-year old Hondurans, who are trying to reach their parents in the US. Children like Jose, a 10-year old El Salvadoran, who has been abandoned by smugglers and ends up alone in a Mexican detention center, and Kevin, a streetwise 14-year-old Honduran, whose mother hopes that he will reach the US. As the United States continues to build a wall between itself and Mexico, this documentary shows the personal side of immigration through the eyes of children who face harrowing dangers with enormous courage and resourcefulness as they endeavor to make it to the United States.
Online
2018; 2010
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The Ninth Floor

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In an apartment above Fifth Avenue, some thirty young people live in a vortex of drug addiction and despair. Jessica Dimmock enters this world, exploring what has been lost and what may be recovered.
Online
2018; 2007
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When the Brain Goes Wrong

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This videorecording presents brief descriptions of seven brain disorders: schizophrenia, manic depression, addiction, epilepsy, stroke, head injury, and headaches. Descriptions of each are given by physicians, clients and their families who relate their experiences with the differenet diseases.
Online
2018; 1992
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Human Zoo: The Final Journey of Calafate

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At the end of the 19th century, four groups of indigenous people were taken from Chile by a German businessman and were shown as animals in different fairs and public exhibitions in several Europeans cities, including Berlin, Leipzig, and symbolic places such as the area surrounding the Eiffel Tower. The Human Zoo retraces the disturbing and moving journey of the abducted natives and surprises with every new discovery--including the remains of five members of the Kawesqar culture found at the Anthropological Department of the University of Zurich.
Online
2018; 2011
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Karl Marx City

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Twenty-five years after the collapse of the German Democratic Republic (GDR), filmmaker Petra Epperlein returns to the proletarian Oz of her childhood to find the truth about her late father's suicide and his rumored Stasi past. Had he been an informant for the secret police? Was her childhood an elaborate fiction? As she looks for answers in the Stasi's extensive archives, she pulls back the curtain of her own nostalgia and enters the parallel world of the security state, seeing her former life through the lens of the oppressor. Reconstructing everyday GDR life through declassified Stasi surveillance footage, the past plays like dystopian science fiction, providing a chilling backdrop to interrogate the apparatus of control and the meaning of truth in a society where every action an [...]
DVDOnline
2017; 2016
Clemons (Stacks)
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7 Steps to Sticky Heaven

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Explores the phenomenon of "sticky rice" (slang for Asian men who are attracted to other Asian men) through head interviews, rice washing, cooking and eating with ten young Asian men in San Francisco.
DVD
2014; 1996
Clemons (Stacks)
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Pioneers: First Women Filmmakers

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In the early decades of cinema, some of the most innovative and celebrated filmmakers in America were women. Alice Guy-Blaché helped establish the basics of cinematic language, while others boldly continued its development : slapstick queen Mabel Normand (who taught Charlie Chaplin the craft of directing), action star Grace Cunard, and LGBTQ icon Alla Nazimova. Unafraid of controversy, filmmakers such as Lois Weber and Dorothy Davenport Reid tackled explosive issues such as birth control, abortion, and prostitution. This crucial chapter of film history comes alive through the presentation of a wide assortment of films, carefully curated, meticulously restored in 2K and 4K from archival sources, and presented with new musical scores.
DVD
2018
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

Won't You Be My Neighbor?

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As one of America's most beloved children's show hosts, Mr. Rogers remains one of the most iconic television figures for families worldwide. This documentary takes a closer look at the person behind the show, persona, and personality that helped define what it meant to be a good person and be a part of a healthy community. Through his children's show, Mr. Rogers would go on to inspire a generation by not skirting real world issues, confronting issues of social justice and maturity through a lens that provided an educational aspect that was approachable by kids and appreciated by the entire family.
DVD
2018
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Biùtiful Cauntri

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Details the crimes and reckless behavior of the eco-mafia in Campania. Large corporations and foreign investors are buying up land on the fringes of the population to use as dumping grounds for all imaginable substances. Documentary designed to cause public outcry and pressure action from the local and national authorities in Italy.
DVD
2008
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When Worlds Collide

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A highly imaginative exploration of one of the most intriguing epochs in human history: when the 'Old World' first encountered the 'New World.' Travel from Granada in Spain to Machu Picchu in Peru, and from Mexico to Madrid in Spain. Explores how the collision of these two sophisticated but different worlds led to the birth of an entirely new Latino culture.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Promises and Betrayals: Britain and the Struggle for the Holy Land

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This lucid film recounts the complicated history that led to the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. In the words of the former British Ambassador to Egypt, it is a story of intrigue among rival empires and of misguided strategies. It is often claimed that the crisis originated with Jewish emigration to Palestine and the foundation of the State of Israel. Yet the roots of the conflict are to be found earlier. In 1915, when the Allies were besieged on the Western front, the British wanted to create a second front against Germany, Italy and the Ottoman Empire. Turkish nationalism had spread to the rest of the Ottoman Empire and the British exploited this feeling. They promised Arab groups their own independent states, including Palestine. Secretly, the Allies planned [...]
Online
2002