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Zodiac

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Robert Graysmith is a socially awkward newspaper cartoonist. He becomes obsessed with the Zodiac, a serial killer whom was murdering people in the San Francisco area. The publicity-hungry Zodiac starts writing cryptic letters to the papers regarding the unsolved murders. He latches onto columnist Paul Avery who has the crime beat and gets overly involved with the investigation. Lead investigator, David Toschi and his partner, William Armstrong, have their hands full with the investigation and the intense interest that the story is generating. Based on actual events that occurred in the 1960s and 1970s.
DVDBlu-Ray
2009; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Zodiac

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Robert Graysmith is a socially awkward newspaper cartoonist. He becomes obsessed with the Zodiac, a serial killer whom was murdering people in the San Francisco area. The publicity-hungry Zodiac starts writing cryptic letters to the papers regarding the unsolved murders. He latches onto columnist Paul Avery who has the crime beat and gets overly involved with the investigation. Lead investigator, David Toschi and his partner, William Armstrong, have their hands full with the investigation and the intense interest that the story is generating. Based on actual events that occured in the 1960s and 1970s.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Riding the Storm [electronic resource]: Landslide Danger in the San Francisco Bay Area

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Documents the tragic events and lessons learned from the catastrophic landslides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Online
2007
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Discover Hetch Hetchy With Harrison Ford [electronic resource]

In 1890 the Hetch Hetchy Valley was preserved as the most beautiful natural feature in the northern half of Yosemite National Park. Like its renowned twin, Yosemite Valley, Hetch Hetchy was carved by glaciers and is ringed by sheer granite cliffs and waterfalls. Tragically, this national treasure was dammed and flooded under 300 feet (100 meters) of water for use as a reservoir in 1923.
Online
2006
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Punjabi Cab

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Since September 11th 2001, turban-wearing Sikhs in America have endured harassment and violence because they are mistaken for the stereotypical Middle Eastern terrorist. This documentary looks at the treatment that Bay Area Sikh taxi drivers have endured since 9/11 and their resilience in overcoming these hardships through faith, compassion and pride in their culture.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Long Walk to Freedom: A Documentary About the Civil Rights Movement

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Twelve civil rights activists share their experiences with San Francisco students. Includes brief video autobiographies of the activists and a section where students respond with questions, poetry, songs and essays.
DVD
2004; 2003
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The Long Walk to Freedom

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Twelve civil rights activists share their experiences with San Francisco students. Includes brief video autobiographies of the activists and a section where the students respond with questions, poetry, songs and essays.
Online
2004; 2003
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Gendernauts

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An illuminating and compassionate look at the world of transgender identity, as seen through portraits of some of San Francisco's leading gender mixers. Whether by birth or by choice, sometimes with the assistance of hormones or surgical prostheses, we meet those who blur the lines of male and female.
DVD
1999
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Great Quake of '89

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Evaluates the earthquake of October 17, 1989, its effect upon the events and people of the San Francisco Bay area, and the coverage of the events by the news media. Includes a description of the Richter scale.
Laserdisc
1989
Ivy (By Request)
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Alternative Lifestyles in California: West Meets East

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Visits the San Francisco Bay area to examine the new religious concerns of people who are looking East to Hinduism and Taoism for inspiration. Explores the search for a saner and more wholesome life in which ecology is held sacred and the accent is on good health.
VHS
1978
Ivy (By Request)
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No Greater Cause [electronic resource]

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Film chronicles the height of the anti-Vietnam war movement in the Bay Area. Footage shows the massive confrontations in Oakland between police and anti-draft protestors in 1967; the rally of 100,000 against the war at Kezar Stadium in April, 1967 including the keynote address by Vietnam veteran, David Duncan.
Online
1968
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Hot Damn! [electronic resource]

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Film contains unique footage of the Bay Area peace movement at a time when the Vietnam War was escalating rapidly. Segments include the Berkeley troop train demonstrations; peace marches from Berkeley to Oakland, ending in massive confrontations with local police; the Oakland Army Induction Center draft protest, draft card burnings, and the sit-ins of 1964-65.
Online
1965
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Everyman [electronic resource]

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The boat Everyman was built by peace groups in the San Francisco Bay Area for the purpose of protesting nuclear testing by sailing into Pacific Ocean nuclear test zones. The film covers Everyman's first and only voyage on May 27, 1962 when it sailed twenty miles out to sea, only to be stopped by the U.S. Coast Guard, which arrested the crew and impounded the boat. Protests included sit-in demonstrations at the U.S. Marshal's office, in which Joan Baez took part, singing "We Shall Overcome." The crew was sentenced to 30 days in jail.
Online
1962