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1.

21 Up South Africa: Mandela's Children

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In South Africa a group of children, first filmed in 1992 at the age of 7, are now 21. Rich and poor, black, white and mixed race, these fascinating and revealing portraits offer unique insights into the social and political upheavals that have occurred throughout South Africa since the crumbling of apartheid. From township slums to apartheid-era mansions to the bushveldt, these children, now young adults, have experienced a multitude of change. See them age from 7 to 21 and learn that AIDS has claimed the lives of three of these children.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Bergman Island: Ingmar Bergman on Fårö Island, Cinema and Life

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Filmed over several weeks, "Bergman Island" is an impressively intimate look at the waning hours of one of cinema's true legends. Granted unprecedented access to the man himself, Marie Nyreröd captures stories from Bergman that cover his entire life to that point. Bergman is remarkably candid, whether he's discussing his abusive father or his last directorial effort, Saraband. Even those not particularly interested in Bergman's cinema will find something interesting in a man who has lived so long, triumphed in as a director in radio, television and on stage, whilst completely mastered the medium of film, leaving a legacy for the ages.
DVD
2009; 2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Long Way Down: Complete TV Series

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Travel with Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman from John O'Groats to Cape Town descending through Western Europe and Africa before arriving at the southern most tip of the continent. On their journey their endurance, biking skills and friendship are tested to the limit.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Incredible Journey of the Butterflies

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Every year monarch butterflies migrate across North America to a remote area of Mexico. This presentation discusses how the butterflies navigate and endure the long journey and takes you to the locations they call home.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Taqasim: Cafe Noah

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Taqasim: Felix, a violinist, returns to Cairo in search of his brother Farag Ibrahim's old recordings. Once highly admired all over the Arab world, Farag's recordings fo violin solos called Taqasim, were lost in the 1950s after the family emigrated to Israel.; Cafe Noah: After its independence in 1948, Jewish musicians from Baghdad and Cairo immigrated to Israel. They were masters in Arabic music, but their music was not valued in their new homeland. Cafe Noah was the one place where their music continued.
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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Hitler's Search for the Holy Grail

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"Explores how history was used as a political tool and how the theories of the Nazi historical department provided the ideology used by the SS (Schutzstaffel-- "protection squadron") to justify genocide. The program outlines how the racialist theories of the SS were drawn from archaeology, myth and legend, as well as selected history. Nazi ideas about "Aryans" and the "master race" came out of historical and ethnic fantasies in which legends such as the Holy Grail and the lost city of Atlantis-- supposed to be a home of the Aryan race-- played their part.."--Www. pbs. org.
DVD
1999
Clemons (Stacks)
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Planet Earth: The Complete Series

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A stunning 11-part series that captures rare action, impossible locations, and intimate moments with our planet's best-loved, wildest, and most elusive creatures.
DVDBlu-Ray
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Living With Refugees

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"Journalist Sorious Samura returns to Africa once again to discover the realities of being one of Darfur's countless refugees. More than a million people have been forced to flee their homes by militia attacks on the province in western Sudan. Tens of thousands have been killed. Samura spends a month living as a refugee with one family as they travel from the Sudanese border to a refugee camp in Chad. Sharing with them the insecurities of life far from home in an environment that provides no guarantee of food or shelter, even from the aid agencies, he gains a unique insight into what it really means to be a refugee"--Container.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Addiction: A 14-Part Series

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Strives to break through the myths and explain what addiction really is, what causes it, and how to get the best available treatments.
BookDVD
2007
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This American Life: Season One

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Join host Ira Glass and his company, as they bring a different theme to life each week, in the format of the popular Chicago radio show by the same name.
DVD
2008; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired

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Intensely examines Polanski's conviction for having unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor, and the chaos that followed. A startling indictment of our legal system and its paradoxical relationship with celebrity culture in contemporary America.
DVD
2009; 2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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1-800-INDIA

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"Over the past decade, India has emerged as the leader in the global market for outsourced white-collar jobs, one reason for the nation's rapid economic growth. This WIDE ANGLE case study explores the experiences of emerging Indian professionals who have been recruited into positions requiring long hours, late-night shifts, and Westernized work habits. The program reveals the human and cultural impact of a controversial yet essentially unstoppable global economic trend, examining its effect on Indian family life, on the evolving landscape of urban India, and on the aspirations and daily lives of young Indian citizens, especially women, as they enter the work force. In addition, anchor Daljit Dhaliwal discusses social, political, and economic development in India with Michael Elliott, [...]
DVD
2006; 2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Ghost in Your Genes

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While the discovery of DNA appeared to supplant much, or possibly all, of the nature vs. nurture question, this documentary highlights how life choices , stress, nutrition, may in fact impact or even change DNA processes. The filmmakers explore newer evidence that suggests DNA replication may not be as automatic as had been thought, and is shaped and affected by a second "epigenetic" chemical code that reacts with environmental changes, activating or deactivating various genes, all with potentially dramatic and even permanent results. As such, the nature vs. nurture question gains new prominence and new import, with the implication that people's choices with their own lives and the lives of their children have far-reaching consequences.
DVD
2008; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Planet Earth: The Complete Series

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A stunning 11-part series that captures rare action, impossible locations, and intimate moments with our planet's best-loved, wildest, and most elusive creatures.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

Killer's Paradise

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"Since 1999, more than two thousand women have been murdered in Guatemala, with the numbers escalating every year. Yet lawmakers and government officials just turn a blind eye ... Uncovers one of the most emotionally wrenching human rights abuses taking place, while exposing the impunity allowed by an inept judicial system" -- Container.
DVD
2007; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Strafsache 4 Ks 2/63: Auschwitz Vor Dem Frankfurter Schwurgericht

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On August 20, 1965, after 20 months of proceedings, the verdict was announced in one of the most significant trials in German legal history. The court heard from 360 Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp survivors and other eyewitnesses from 19 countries, in a trial against 22 members of Hitler's S.S. squad. The S.S. members were accused of taking part in the mass murder of millions. Explores the investigation, the courtroom drama and the verdict.
DVD
2007; 1993
Clemons (Stacks)
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Europe's 9/11

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Explores the phenomenon of homegrown Islamic terrorism in Europe through the lens of the bombings in Madrid, Spain and the connections between those bombers and Al Qaeda cell activities in Milan, Italy and the Van Gogh murder in the Netherlands. Looks at the situation of the 20 million Muslim immigrants from North Africa and the Middle East and their children in Europe, particularly in Britain, Holland, Italy, Spain. Discusses the appeal of Islamic fundamentalism and terrorist activities among Muslim youth who feel marginalized in European society and examines how European governments are working on identifying and locating potential terrorists in their own countries.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

Gangs of Iraq

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Takes a hard look at the four-year effort by America and its allies to train Iraq's new army and police forces and make them capable of bringing security to the country. Follows U.S. advisory teams working with Iraqi forces during two months in the fall of 2006. Shows the obstacles faced by these U.S. soldiers and the challenges of ending the violence, torture, and murder on the Iraqi streets. Examines the history and events that led to the current sectarian crisis, why the Iraqi elections didn't curb escalating Shia-Sunni sectarianism, and how top Iraqi officials have downplayed or denied the growing sectarian militia forces.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
19.

Histoire(s) du Cinéma

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Jean-Luc Godard's Histoire(s) du cinema - as TV series/video essay - was made for Canal+, ARTE and Gaumont, from 1988 to 1998. The work subdivides into four chapters of two parts each. A combination of music and images creates Jean-Luc Godard's interpretation of the history of cinema.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Hostage of Time

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A doctor practicing in southern Lebanon talks about the struggles of providing medical care to communities constantly under siege. The people of South Lebanon describe what it's like to have Israeli bombs falling night and day and being constantly in fear for their lives.
VHS
2000; 1994
Ivy (By Request)