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Back From the Brink: Saving America's Cities by Design

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Using three communities as examples, the need for continuous planning is demonstrated to both keep growing cities on track and to revitalize languishing ones. Emphasis is placed on the importance of a downtown area and a sense of community. Three case cities illustrate successful city-planning / urban-renewal projects.
VHS
1996
Ivy (By Request)
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Ballot Measure 9

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Examines anti-homosexual activism in Oregon, centered around the 1992 election, which saw the passage of a measure limiting the civil rights of gay citizens.
DVD
2008; 1995
Clemons (Stacks)
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Bend of the River

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As a former outlaw turned wagon train guide, Stewart is pitted against warring Indians, murderous hijackers and a traitorous ally as he attempts to lead a group of settlers through the treacherous Oregon wilderness.
DVD
2003; 1952
Clemons (Stacks)
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Brutal Beauty: Tales of the Rose City Rollers

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"A documentary devoted to the story of Portland, Oregon's Rose City Rollers roller derby league. The project attempts to answer the question why this revival of the 1970's sport has become a staple in Portland." -- IMDb.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Campus Confidential [electronic resource]: Southern Oregon University Program Helps Student Who Was Raped Find Justice

By some estimates, nearly one in five women are sexually assaulted on college campuses every year, and many schools are under fire for the way they handle these crimes. But Southern Oregon University hopes to become a national model for how to investigate and adjudicate rape on campus. SOU's "You Have Options" is a unique program that works to break down the barriers so many victims face - guaranteeing confidentiality, giving victims the choice to proceed with a criminal or campus investigation, and most importantly partnering closely with local law enforcement to ensure perpetrators are held accountable. Niki, who was raped by her boyfriend during her junior year, speaks candidly to "20/20" about the school's "You Have Options" program, which she says saved her life. ABC Corresponde [...]
Online
2015
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Class of '27: A New Generation in Three Forgotten Places

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In Class of '27, three diverse filmmaking teams set out across rural America to explore the lives of our youngest citizens and tell the stories of families and communities coming together- against the odds- to guide their children into successful graduates of the Class of '27. “A moving documentary which aims to expand the current narratives surrounding rural poverty in America.”- The Atlantic “These unforgettable films, drawn from across the United States, show a side of America that is rarely seen - the daily struggles and triumphs of children and their families in rural low-income communities.”- Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Professor, NYU.
Online
2017
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Class of '27: A New Generation in Three Forgotten Places

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Three diverse filmmaking teams set out across rural America to explore the lives of our youngest citizens and tell their stories of daily struggles in low-income communities. The struggles and triumps of families as they guide their children to become the graduates of the Class of '27.
Visual MaterialsOnline
2017
UVA Library (Item is on order)
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ELF [electronic resource]: Green With a Vengeance

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This documentary, produced by Olivia Rousset, is about the Earth Liberation Front.
Online
2001
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Feast of Love

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Bradley is the owner of a coffee shop in Oregon. He thinks his marriage is idyllic, that is until his wife, Kathryn, leaves him for another woman. One of Bradley's baristas falls head over heels for a girl who comes looking for a job, but his abusive father spells trouble for the relationship. Finally, a professor and his wife struggle to find purpose in life in the aftermath of a personal tragedy.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Foxfire

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Four suburban high school girls are united when a mysterious stranger inspires them to take revenge on a sexually abusive teacher. But when the local jocks decide to teach the girls a lesson, their hard-won freedom becomes a violent trap.
DVD
2000; 1996
Clemons (Stacks)
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Global Forces/Local Impact [electronic resource]

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A case study focuses on globalization's impact on the booming Chinese economy and the population that drives it. Students analyze economic data to understand the disparity in the quality of life in Southeast Asia. The second case study examines the conflict between Native Americans and farmers over water usage in Oregon. Students perform field research to determine how human activities affect the quality and availability of water resources.
Online
2002
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The Go-Getter

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Mercer steals a car to escape his small Oregon town and finds his older brother after a tragic loss in the family. Once on the road he becomes strangely attached to phone calls from Kate, the forgiving and mysterious girl who owns the car he stole. With Kate along for the ride, Mercer travels west to find a new sense of belonging. A crazy road trip to Reno with Joely and odd encounters with others soon make Mercer realize that everything he is looking for may not be on the road, but on the other end of the phone.
DVD
2008; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Graffiti Artist

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The critically acclaimed intimate portrait of survival in the underground world of graffiti.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Grimm: Season 1

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A new drama series inspired by the classic Grimm's Fairy Tales. Portland homicide Detective Nick Burkhardt discovers he is descended from an elite line of criminal profilers known as 'Grimms', charged with keeping balance between humanity and the mythological creatures.
DVD
2012
Clemons (Stacks)
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Grimm: Season Three

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Nick is stronger than ever with his partner Hank and reunited love Juliette by his side as he tracks down Wesen criminals with renewed determination. But things are changing as the ties between humans and the Wesen world will become even more irrevocably intertwined.
DVD
2014
Clemons (Stacks)
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Grimm: Season Two

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Now fully embracing his identity as a Grimm, Portland homicide detective Nick Burkhardt tackles even more gruesome and bizarre crimes linked to creatures of lore. With the help of his partner Hank and Wesen confidants Monroe and Rosalee, Nick must face an ancient royal bloodline linked to the mysterious Captain Renard, all while fighting to keep from losing the love of his life forever.
DVD
2013; 2012
Clemons (Stacks)
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Growing Pains

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"...discusses the challenges faced by suburban Washington County, Oregon, as the Portland metropolitan region braces itself for significant population growth over the next twenty years. Exploring the character of the region and the pivotal choices made in the past, the film vividly demonstrates the connection between land use patterns and traffic problems in the context of a decision to continue suburban sprawl or develop transit-oriented communities."
VHS
1993
Ivy (By Request)
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Hate on Trial [electronic resource]: Challenging the First Amendment

In the early 90s, a young Ethiopian was beaten to death by a group of white supremacist "skinheads" in Portland, Oregon. This three-part program covers the subsequent civil trial of white supremacist leader Tom Metzger and his son, charged by the victim's parents with inciting the violence through inflammatory racist statements. Bill Moyers explains the basis of the
Online
1992
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How to Die in Oregon

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In 1994, Oregon became the first state to legalize physician-assisted suicide. Since then, more than 500 Oregonians have taken their mortality into their own hands. Filmmaker Peter Richardson gently enters the lives of the terminally ill as they consider whether--and when--to end their lives by lethal overdose. Richardson examines both sides of the complex, emotionally charged issue. What emerges is a life-affirming, staggeringly powerful portrait of what it means to die with dignity.
DVD
2012; 2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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How to Die in Oregon

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In 1994, Oregon became the first state to legalize physician-assisted suicide. Since then, more than 500 Oregonians have taken their mortality into their own hands. Filmmaker Peter Richardson gently enters the lives of the terminally ill as they consider whether--and when--to end their lives by lethal overdose. Richardson examines both sides of the complex, emotionally charged issue. What emerges is a life-affirming, staggeringly powerful portrait of what it means to die with dignity.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)