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1.

Seven Angry Men

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John Brown and his sons and followers murder advocates of slavery so that Kansas can join the United States as a free state. They continue the fight in Harpers Ferry, Virginia.
DVD
2015; 1955
Clemons (CHECKED OUT)
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Trezoros: The Lost Jews of Kastoria

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"Using never-before-seen pre-war archival footage and first-person testimonies, TREZOROS: THE LOST JEWS OF KASTORIA chronicles the Jewish life and culture of Kastoria, a picturesque lakeside village in the mountains of Northwestern Greece, near the Albania border. Here, Jews and Greek Orthodox Christians lived together in harmony for more than two millennia until World War II, when this long and rich history would be wiped out in the blink of an eye. TREZOROS (the Ladino/Judeo-Spanish term of endearment meaning “Treasures”) takes us from the joyful innocence of the pre-war years through the heartbreaking struggles of the Holocaust, to a unique place in time and history of a Greek Jewish culture lost forever." -- Container.
DVD
2018; 2016
Clemons (CHECKED OUT)
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A Dangerous Idea: Eugenics, Genetics and the American Dream

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Examines the history of the US eugenics movement and its recent resurrection, which uses false scientific claims and holds that an all-powerful 'gene' determines who is worthy and who is not.
Online
2018; 2017
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Rosenwald

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"Rosenwald is the incredible story of how businessman and philanthropist Julius Rosenwald joined forces with Booker T. Washington and African American communities in the segregationist Jim Crow South to build more than 5000 schools. Inspired by the Jewish doctrine of 'tikkun olam' or repairing the world, and a deep concern over racial inequality in America, the Rosenwald Fund supported major African-American artists and intellectuals, like Marian Anderson, W.E.B. Du Bois, Langston Hughes, Jacob Lawrence, and Gordon Parks. This unprecedented historical partnership impacted American culture for generations and continues to inspire today."--Container.
DVD
2017
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Mr. Kaplan

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"At 76, Mr. Kaplan has a severe existential crisis. As he begins to question his worth, he comes across the strange case when his grand-daughter mentions about a German man who runs a café near the beach. Convinced that he has found an escaped "Nazi", Mr.Kaplan, himself a Jew who fled from the Nazis as a child, teams up with the expelled cop, Contreras, who incidentally turns out to be a slacker, to kidnap the German & take him to justice." -- IMDb.
DVD
2014
Clemons (Stacks)
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Deutschland 83

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It's 1983. The Cold War is hot. The threat of nuclear conflict looms. Born and raised in East Germany, Martin Rauch is sent undercover, as Moritz Stamm, to West Germany, to work for a top General in the Bundeswehr. Officially, his job is to gather intelligence on the placement of the Pershing II Missiles. A secondary gig develops, infiltrating youth culture through close relationships with the General's two children. But nothing and no one are as they seem.
DVD
2015
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Rape of Recy Taylor

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Recy Taylor, a 24-year-old black mother and sharecropper, was gang raped by six white boys in 1944 Alabama. Common in Jim Crow South, few women spoke up in fear for their lives. Not Recy Taylor, who bravely identified her rapists. The NAACP sent its chief rape investigator Rosa Parks, who rallied support and triggered an unprecedented outcry for justice.
DVD
2017
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Rise and Fall of the Brown Buffalo

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"A fresh and genre-defying film about the life of radical Chicano lawyer, author and countercultural icon Oscar Zeta Acosta--the basis for the character Dr. Gonzo in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, written by his friend and legendary journalist-provocateur Hunter S. Thompson. Relevant now more than ever, this urgent, untold story probes issues of racial identity, criminal justice, and politics, while giving Acosta his due place as a troubled but brilliant man who changed American history."--Container.
DVD
2018
Clemons (Stacks)
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Westfront 1918: Vier von Der Infanterie

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G.W. Pabst brought the war movie into a new era with his first sound film, a mercilessly realistic depiction of the nightmare that scarred a generation, in the director's native Germany and beyond. Digging into the trenches with four infantrymen stationed in France in the final months of World War I, Pabst illustrates the harrowing ordeals of battle with unprecedented naturalism, as the men are worn away in body and spirit by firefights, and the disillusion that greets them on the home front.
DVD
2018; 1930
Clemons (Clemons Reserves)
10.

Fresh Off the Boat: The Complete Third Season

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Set in the mid-1990s, and inspired by a true story, this show stars Hudson Yang as eleven-year-old, hip-hop-loving Eddie Huang, who, with his family, is adjusting to a new life in suburban Orlando. Faced with new schools, new friends, new neighbors and new traditions, the Huangs stay true to their family values as they pursue the American Dream.
DVD
2018; 2016
Clemons (Stacks)
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1912: Breaking the Silence

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1912, Breaking the Silence is the title for a project consisting of three chapters dedicated to the history of the Party of the Independents of Color (PIC). An approximation, a tentative sketch necessary for this little known part of Cuba's history. This is documentary material, intended to teach, whose principal resources are the voices of historians and Cuban cultural icons who in some way have taken up this theme as they express their ideas and conclusions.
DVD
2013; 2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Las Raíces de Mi Corazón =: The Roots of My Heart

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This drama follows a young Cuban woman investigating her family history, and discovering disturbing revelations about the 1912 genocide, in which over 6,000 members of the Independents of Color were killed by the Cuban Army.
DVD
2001
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle

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Examines the life and mysterious death of pioneering journalist Ruben Salazar. At the heart of the story is Salazar's transformation from a mainstream, middle-of-the-road reporter to a supporter and primary chronicler of the radical Chicano movement of the late 1960s. Killed under mysterious circumstances by a law enforcement officer in 1970, Salazar became an instant martyr to the Latino community, which had often criticized his reporting during his lifetime. Includes interviews with Salazar's friends, colleagues, family members, and Salazar's own words culled from personal writings.
DVD
2014; 2013
Clemons (Stacks)
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Cesar's Last Fast

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"A documentary film about the private sacrifice and spiritual conviction behind Cesar Chavez's struggle for the humane treatment of America's farm workers, and the impact Chavez's legacy has on today's generation of organizers fighting for farm worker rights. The film is built around powerful, never-before-seen footage of Chavez's 1988 "Fast for Life," a 36-day act of penance for not having done enough to stop growers from spraying pesticides on farm workers"--Film website.
DVD
2014; 2013
Clemons (Stacks)
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Cesar Chavez

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The story of the famed civil rights leader and labor organizer torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to securing a living wage for farm workers. Chavez embraced non-violence as he battled greed and prejudice in his struggle to bring dignity to people. He inspired millions of Americans who never worked on a farm to fight for social justice. His triumphant journey is a remarkable testament to the power of one individual's ability to change the world.
DVD
2014; 2013
Clemons (Stacks)
16.

Shock and Awe

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The untold true story of an intrepid team of four reporters of Knight Rider who dared to ask the questions their colleagues did not in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.
DVD
2018; 2017
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

Les Héritiers

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Based on a true story, set at the Lycee Leon Blum in the working-class banlieue of Creteil, teenage students from the rough Paris suburbs find their lives upended by memories of the Holocaust. A motivational history teacher has forced her unruly class of juniors to participate in the annual Concours national de la Resistance et de la Deportation (National Contest of Resistance and Deportation). Required to hand in a creative project on the theme of 'Children and Teenagers under the Nazi Regime', the mixed group of students, many of Islamic faith, gradually learned to overcome their prejudices, banding together in the name of tolerance and remembrance.
DVD
2015; 2014
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

Poldark: The Complete Second Season

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Poldark, the drama that has become a cultural phenomenon, continues for a second season on the stunning beaches of Cornwall. It's 1790 and there is riot and revolution in the air. Ross Poldark, the character redefined by the smoldering Aidan Turner, must fight for his freedom when George Warleggan tries to have him hanged as a revolutionary. While Francis and Elizabeth watch on in horror, can Demelza save Ross from himself?
DVD
2016
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
19.

Final Portrait

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In the 1960s, renowned artist Alberto Giacometti requests for the writer James Lord to become the subject of one of his portraits. Although this seems like an innocent suggestion at first, Lord is quickly drawn into the strange web of Giacometti's beautiful, controversial and difficult world. The portrait sitting becomes so much more than what it seems at face value, and Lord's entire life sits on the precipice due to his association with the wildly talented artist.
DVD
2018; 2017
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
20.

Chappaquiddick

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Based on historical events, this suspenseful thriller examines the infamous 1969 death of Mary Jo Kopechne, who drowned after Senator Ted Kennedy drove off a bridge on Chappaquiddick Island, and the moral and legal complexities that play out over the following week.
DVD
2018; 2017
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map