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The Gang Crackdown

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Some 25 dead bodies have been found on Long Island since September of 2016. Dozens of immigrant teenagers are missing. Who is behind the wave of killings on Long Island, and is law enforcement's crackdown on suspected MS-13 gang members detaining the real culprits, or innocent teens?
DVD
2018
Clemons (Stacks)
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Misleading Innocence: Tracing What a Bridge Can Do

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"This film is part of a curatorial project carried out by Francesco Garutti while in residence as Emerging Curator 2013-2014 at the Canadian Centre for Architecture. The film explores the controversial story of the planning and politics of a series of overpasses on Long Island, commissioned in the 1920s and 1930s by the influential American public administrator Robert Moses. The story suggests that the bridges had been designed expressly to prevent the passage of buses, thereby only allowing people who could afford to own a car to access Long Island's leisure spaces. The questions that the story raises are timlier now than ever before. They engage with issues of secrecy and control, the morals of power and the effects of technology: What is the relationship between politics and artef [...]
DVD
2014
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Great Gatsby

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Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his landlord, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle and becomes a witness to obsession and tragedy.
DVD
2013; 1949
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Great Gatsby

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The Great Gatsby follows viable writer Nick Carraway as he leaves the Midwest and comes to New York City in the spring of 1922. Chasing his own American dream, Nick lands next door to Jay Gatsby, and across the bay from his cousin, Daisy, and her husband, Tom Buchanan. Nick is drawn into the captivating world of the rich and their loves and deceits. As he bears witness, he pens a tale of impossible love, incorruptible dreams, and tragedy, and holds a mirror to our own modern times and struggles.
DVD
2013
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Prelinger Archives: Dateline-Long Island

Newsday was begun in 1940 in Long Island and this film shows the paper's role in the growth of the community and many shots of historical Long Island. It also conveys Newsday's approach to journalism and shows the process of the newspaper's production and distribution.
Online
2013; 1964
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Grey Gardens

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Based on the life stories Edith "Big Edie" Bouvier Beale and her daughter, Edith "Little Edie" Bouvier Beale who are the eccentric aunt and first cousin of Jackie Onassis. They were raised as Park Avenue débutantes, but withdrew from New York society. They took shelter at their Long Island summer home called 'Grey Gardens.' As their wealth and contact with the outside world dwindled, so did their grasp on reality. They were reintroduced to the world when international tabloids learned of a health department raid on their home. At that point, Jackie swooped in to save her relatives.
DVD
2009
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Yellow Brick Road

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Documentary following a group of actors with learning disabilities, from the Drama Program of Long Island's ANCHOR organization, as they embark on a four-month-long journey to mount a stage performance of film The wizard of Oz.
DVD
2006; 2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Everybody Loves Raymond

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Ray Barone is a Long Island sportswriter who has wife, Debra, and the family of his dreams. Unfortunately, their life of bliss is constantly being interrupted by Ray's bickering parents, Frank and Marie, as well as his dopey brother Robert, who all live close by to Ray and Debra and are constantly dropping by.
DVD
2004; 1996
Clemons (Stacks)
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Simple Men

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Two brothers go after their father, a former all-star shortstop and mad-bomber anarchist, when he breaks out of jail, and discover on their trek through deepest, darkest Long Island that sometimes even the oddest things really are just what they seem.
DVD
2003; 1992
Clemons (Stacks)
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L.I.E

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Fifteen-year-old Howie loses just about everything and everyone in the space of a single week, but ends up finding himself in the process. His mother has just died. His father, a corrupt building contractor, can barely keep tabs on his young girlfriend, let alone his own son. Thusly, the teen must navigate his adolescence virtually unsupervised. Floating towards an ill-behaved existence, Howie and his crowd begin robbing houses in the middle-class neighborhoods off the Long Island Expressway. Together, he and his best friend Gary break into a place belonging to an old guy named Big John, a local man who is a respected pillar of the community. When Big John fingers Gary for the crime, Howie learns that his pal has been leading the secret, dangerous life of a gay hustler. Subsequently, [...]
DVD
2002; 2000
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Great Gatsby

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DVD
2000
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

The Hurricane of '38

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Chronicles the devastating path of the hurricane which struck New England without warning on September 21, 1938, and found the population completely unprepared. It left 680 people dead and caused severe property damage.
VHS
1993
Ivy (By Request)
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Dateline: Long Island

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"Long Island, New York, America's fastest growing community. Home, place of business, playground for the millions who live in Nassau and Suffolk counties. But Long Island wasn't always like this. Not many years ago, it was a quiet, semirural community, just a place where things were going to happen. And this is our story."--Transcript.
Online
1964