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All of Me =: Llévate Mis Amores

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Mexico and the United States share the greatest border between the first and third world. Thousands of migrants expose themselves to every danger as they travel north on a train called The Beast. That's where they meet the Patronas, a group of Mexican women who, every day since 1995, make food and toss it to the helpless as the train rushes by.
DVD
2017; 2014
Clemons (Stacks)
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Purgatorio: A Journey Into the Heart of the Border

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Director Rodrigo Reyes re-imagines the Mexico/U.S. border as a mythical place comparable to Dante's purgatory. Leaving politics aside, he takes a fresh look at the brutal beauty of the border and the people caught in its spell. By capturing a stunning mosaic of compelling characters and broken landscapes on the border, Reyes reflects on the flaws of human nature and the powerful absurdities of the modern world.
DVD
2015; 2013
Clemons (Stacks)
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In the Land of the Totem Poles

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This program explains the reasons why totem poles were carved by the Indian tribes of the Pacific Northwest and shows examples of early and contemporary totem poles. It features interviews with numerous Native American artists, illustrations of their art works as seen in public sites, museums, and art galleries, and archival footage and photos of the regions' Native American history. Scenes of potlatch feasts and ceremonial dances reveal how art is seen in Native American culture as an integral part of everyday life.
DVD
2007; 1999
Clemons (Stacks)
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World Religions: Vol. 2 Wisdoms of India

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Elda Hartley journeys to India to study Hinduism and Jainism and explore their impacts on Western spirituality and science. India and the infinite: Professor Huston Smith examines Hindu wisdom. Hinduism and the Song of God: Words of the Bhagavad Gita brought to life. Trip to awareness: Explores the philosophy and arts of the Jains' faith tradition. Evolution of a yogi: Metamorphosis of Richard Alpert, psychologist, into Ram Dass, American mystic. Biofeedback: Dr. Elmer Green pioneers the mind-body therapies blending yoga and Western technology.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Performing the Border

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"Set in Ciudad Juarez, where U.S. multinational corporations assemble equipment across the border from El Paso, Texas, this work investigates the growing impact of the global economy on Mexican women who live and work in the area. The video explores the sexualization of the border through labor division, prostitution, the expression of female desires in the entertainment industry, and sexual violence in the public sphere..."--Container.
DVD
1999
Clemons (Stacks)
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Edge of America

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New man in town Kenny Williams has just accepted a position as an English professor on a reservation in Utah. Finding it hard to fit in with the Native American community, he decides to take on the challenge of coaching the girls' basketball team.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Wetback: The Undocumented Documentary

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"Filmmaker Arturo Pérez Torres follows in the footsteps of two friends traveling on an extraordinary and extremely dangerous journey from Central America to North America. On their journey they encounter gangs and vigilantes, as well as border patrol. But these immigrants navigate real-life nightmares with uncanny calm, grace and even humor in their pursuit of a better life."--Container.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Bear Nation

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"While the LGBT community has long had to struggle with sterotyping by outsiders, gay men also have to deal with widely held perceptions from their peers that they're supposed to fit a certain image--men who are stylist, carefully groomed, trim and to a certain degree effeminate. But not all gay men fit this profile, and this has led in part to the rise of 'Bears'--gay men who are stocky, hirsute, outwardly masculine and proud of it. As gay culture has moved closer to the mainstream, Bears have come out of the closet (or the woods) and become one of the more visible and active subcultures within the LGBT community. In Bear nation, filmaker Malcolm Ingram (Small town gay bar) takes you on a fascinating journey inside a fast growing segment of the gay community where what was once a pr [...]
DVD
2012
Clemons (Stacks)
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Into the Circle: An Introduction to Native American Powwows

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An introduction to Oklahoma powwows including an explanation of the meaning of powwow in Indian culture, how it has evolved, the role of the drum, the head singer and the songs in powwows and related celebrations.
DVD
2004; 1992
Clemons (Stacks)
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Norse America

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Exploration of new archaeological discoveries - it now seems that the Icelandic sagas were more than myths and that Vikings explored and even settled parts of North America 500 years before Columbus.
DVD
1996
Clemons (Stacks)
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Seasons of a Navajo

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Chauncey and Dorothy, grandparents to an extended family of two generations, maintain their existence by farming, weaving, and tending sheep in a traditional hogan without water or electricity. Their children live in tract homes and their grand children attend modern public schools. This classic anthropological study of a traditional Navajo family, the Neboyias, examines their lifestyle through the four seasons -- planting, sheepherding, harvesting, and weaving. The documentarist's style is natural and unobtrusive, allowing viewers to share in the Navajo world vision. Filmed in the Monument Valley, Canyon de Chelly, and Window Rock areas of Arizona.
DVD
2004; 1984
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Squaw Man

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Captain Wynnegate leaves England and heads out West after accepting the blame for embezzling charity funds though knowing that his cousin Sir Henry is guilty. After many lonely months he marries an Indian girl, Nat-U-Rich, and together they have a son.
DVD
2006; 1914
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Primal Mind: Native Land; Nomads of the Dawn

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"Primal Mind" explores the differences in how American Indians and people of European heritage experience themselves and their environments and identifies important destinctions between a mind rooted in respect for nature, sacred myths and rituals, and a mind that strives toward achievement, order and the desire to rise above nature. "Native Land" traces the path of the nomads who discovered the Americas and created the complex civilizations of the Aztecs, Incas and other South American tribes through ritual dance, drama and storytelling.
DVD
2002
Clemons (Stacks)
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Stanley Kubrick's the Seafarers

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"In 1951, a twenty-three year old New Yorker, Stanley Kubrick, began his film career by directing and filming the black and white RKO newsreels Day of the Flight and The Flying Padre. These short films brought the aspiring director little notoriety, but they proved essential to developing his technique and securing financing his first feature length film, the ill-fated Fear and Desire in 1953. The same year, Kubrick was commissioned by the Seafarers International Union to film a documentary extolling the benefits of membership of the Seafarers Union. The film marked his first exploration into color cinematography. Kubrick provided his own sound and camera equipment and marshaled the Seafarers Log editorial staff as his crew. The film's design was to showcase the Seafarers Union servi [...]
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

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Begins powerfully with the Sioux triumph over General Custer at Little Big Horn and goes on to center around three powerful men. Charles Eastman is a young, Dartmouth-educated Sioux doctor. Sitting Bull is the proud Lakota chief who refuses to submit to U.S. government policies designed to strip his people of their identity, dignity and sacred land. Senator Henry Dawes is one of the men responsible for the government policy on Indian affairs. While Eastman and schoolteacher Elaine Goodale work to improve the lives of the Sioux on the reservation, Senator Dawes lobbies President Grant for kinder Indian treatment.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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American Indian Homelands: Matters of Truth, Honor and Dignity-Immemorial

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"The film powerfully highlights efforts to redress more than a century's worth of legal and political moves undermining Indian land ownership and sovereignty, going back to the 1887 General Allotment Act; the national fight to recover lost lands is being led by the Twin Cities-based Indian Tenure Land Foundation."--Publisher's webpage.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

America's Lost Landscape: The Tallgrass Prairie

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The rich and complex story of one of the most astonishing alterations of nature in human history.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

The Peyote Road: Ancient Religion in Contemporary Crisis

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Describes the struggle of American Indians, especially those who belong to the Native American Church, to continue to use the drug peyote as an integral part of their religious rites and ceremonies.
VHS
1993
Ivy (By Request)
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Blending With Nature: Classical Chinese Gardens in the Suzhou Style

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An introduction to classical Chinese scholar gardens in the Suzhou style. Walk through elven gardens - eight of Suzhou's finest and three classical Chinese gardens in North America - with experts including Chinese scholars and American art historians.
VHS
2003
Ivy (By Request)
20.

The Gift

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An exploration of the intertwined lives of people and corn, illustrating the traditional, spiritual, economic and political importance of corn in the lives of indigenous peoples of North America.
VHS
1998
Ivy (By Request)