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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 (Stacks)
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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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Ocean's 8

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Debbie Ocean, the estranged sister of infamous criminal mastermind Danny Ocean, seeks to carry on the family business by plotting an enormous heist on New York's annual Met Gala. After being released from prison, Debbie recruits her best friend Lou to set out and assemble a team of larcenists. This hodgepodge, seven-member team includes everyone from a street pick-pocket, a computer hacker, and a jewelry expert. The women band together to infiltrate the Met Gala and steal a $150 million necklace worn by celebrity Daphne Kluger.
DVDBlu-Ray
2018
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Billions: Season Three

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Season three finds Chuck Rhoades and Bobby Axelrod in a world that has shifted on its axis. Both men are still determined to destroy the other, but must also battle for their own survival amidst new forces and powerful enemies. Wendy Rhoades, Chuck's wife and Axe's performance coach, is all in for both of them, an uneasy and dangerous position for her, and one that ultimately puts her to a decision that could alter the direction of her life irrevocably. Money, power, justice and revenge are all on the line for each of these characters.
DVD
2018
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The Pawnbroker

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A long time ago, Sol Nazerman was a professor. He had a wife, children. Then the Germans came. Sol survived the concentration camp, his family did not. Now, as the pawnbroker in a shop owned by a racketeer, he grows increasingly bitter and callous, withdrawing still further from the world around him. His eager assistant Jesus looks to him as both a teacher and a father figure, but Sol eschews involvement or compassion. This detachment leads to a tragedy, which awakens Sol's humanity, wherein he can finally acknowledge his burden of grief and guilt.
DVD
2003; 1965
Clemons (Stacks)
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Across the Universe

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Jude is a young dockworker from Liverpool who travels to find his estranged father in America. He is swept up by the waves of change that are re-shaping the nation. Lucy is a rich and sheltered American girl who Jude falls in love with. Lucy joins the growing anti-war movement in New York's Greenwich Village. As the body count in Vietnam rises, political tensions at home spiral out of control and the star-crossed lovers find themselves in a psychedelic world gone mad.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Luke Cage: The Complete First Season

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When a sabotaged experiment gives him super strength and unbreakable skin, Luke Cage becomes a fugitive attempting to rebuild his life in Harlem and must soon confront his past and fight a battle for the heart of his city.
DVD
2017
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Billions: Season Two

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U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades goes after hedge fund king, Bobby Axe Axelrod in a battle between two powerful New York figures.
DVD
2017
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Songs to Keep: Treasures of an Adirondack Folk Collector

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Follow the musical trail of folk collector Marjorie Lansing Porter. In the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s, Porter tirelessly recorded folk songs that were on the brink of disappearing. Now, contemporary singers and musicians honor her collection by re-recording these traditional tunes. Uncover the legacy of Adirondack miners, loggers, and other folks who lived a hundred years ago, who together created a treasure chest of songs.
DVD
2014
Clemons (Stacks)
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Ex Libris: The New York Public Library

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Frederick Wiseman's film, Ex Libris- the New York Public Library, goes behind the scenes of one of the greatest knowledge institutions in the world and reveals it as a place of welcome, cultural exchange and learning. With 92 locations throughout Manhattan, the Bronx and Staten Island, the library is committed to being a resource for all the inhabitants of this diverse and cosmopolitan city, and beyond. The New York Public Library exemplifies the deeply rooted American belief in the individual's right to know and the be informed. It is one of the most democratic institutions in America-everyone is welcome. The Library strives to inspire learning, advance knowledge and strengthen communities.
DVD
2017
Clemons (Stacks)
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Nas: Time Is Illmatic

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Returning to his childhood home in Queensbridge, Nas shares stories of his upbringing, his influences - from the music of his jazz musician father Olu Dara to the burgeoning hip hop scene in New York City - and the obstacles he faced before his major label signing at age twenty. Features interviews with his Illmatic producers, Large Professor, Pete Rock, Q-Tip, L.E.S., and DJ Premier, and musical peers, including Pharrell Williams and Alicia Keys.
DVD
2015; 2014
Clemons (Stacks)
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Season 10

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Follow the dedicated officers as they work with New York City's most heinous criminals, including abusive foster parents, neglectful doctors, vicious smugglers, and sadistic kidnappers.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Mistress America

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Tracy is a lonely college freshman in New York, having neither the exciting university experience nor the glamorous metropolitan lifestyle she envisioned. But when she is taken in by her soon to be stepsister, Brooke, a proud resident of Times Square and adventurous gal about town, she is rescued from her disappointment and seduced by Brooke's alluringly mad schemes.
DVDBlu-Ray
2015
Clemons (Stacks)
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Bride Wars

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Lifelong best friends Liv and Emma have shared a dream since childhood. Each yearns for the perfect June wedding at the famed Plaza Hotel in New York City. Both find themselves engaged at the same time and go to a wedding coordinator to set up the perfect wedding. A clerical error puts them both down for nuptials on the same day at the same time. One of them will have to switch the date. More than the bouquet goes flying when these desperate brides-to-be fight it out for matrimonial supremacy.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Good Mind

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"The Onondaga Nation, one of the six nations of the Haudenosaunee, is one of the few Native nations in North America that has retained its traditional government and language, and a portion of its ancestral lands. The film follows Onondaga Nation leaders as they continue the efforts of their ancestors to protect their sovereignty and culture, seek justice for the wrongs done to their traditional lands, and work to prevent further harm. It is a snapshot of the modern lives of the indigenous peoples that live surrounded by New York State and the echoes of the past that still reverberate today." -- Onondaga Nation Website.
DVD
2016
Clemons (Stacks)
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Front Cover

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Ryan is a handsome fashion stylist living in New York City who rejects his traditional Asian upbringing in favor of enjoying his life as an openly gay man. However that all changes when Ryan is assigned to style Ning, a famous Chinese actor, for an important photo shoot for his firm.
DVD
2016; 2015
Clemons (Stacks)
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Citizen Jane: Battle for the City

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It is a timely tale of what can happen when engaged citizens fight the power for the sake of a better world. Arguably, no one did more to shape our understanding of the modern American city than Jane Jacobs, the visionary activist and writer who fought to preserve urban communities in the face of destructive development projects.
DVD
2017; 2016
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Girls: The Complete Fourth Season

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In the fourth season the girls are tentatively edging toward maturity as they take on new personas in new worlds. As the season begins, Hannah leaves New York to attend the prestigious Iowa Writers' Workshop in the hopes of becoming a more serious writer, while confronting uncertainty in her relationship with Adam. Meanwhile, back in New York, Marnie pursues a music career while balancing her professional and romantic relationship with Desi; Shoshanna graduates and begins interviewing for jobs.
DVD
2016; 2015
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Girls: The Final Season

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Life for these Brooklyn girls takes a series of bizarre turns as each tries to figure out what happens next, with and without each other's friendship.
DVD
2017
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Girls: The Complete Fifth Season

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The return of the highly anticipated fifth season of the award-winning hit comedy series that follows the assorted humiliations and triumphs of a group of girls in their mid-20s, each facing new challenges in life and love this season.
DVD
2017
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