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21.

L'avare

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The son and daughter of a rich money-lender long to escape from his penny-pinching household and marry the people whom they're in love with rather than the wealthy spouses whom he has arranged for them.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
22.

Sand and Sorrow: A New Documentary About Darfur

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Details the historical events that have given rise to the Arab-dominated Darfur government's willingness to kill and displace its own indigenous African people, and examines the international community's failure to respond to such profound crimes against humanity in the past. Offers unparalleled access to a contingent of African Union peacekeeping forces.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial

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"Judgment day: intelligent design on trial" captures the turmoil that tore apart the community of Dover, Pennsylvania, in a landmark battle over the teaching of evolution in public schools. In 2004, the Dover school board ordered science teachers to read a statement to high school biology students about an alternative to Darwin's theory of evolution called intelligent design--the idea that life is too complex to have evolved naturally and so must have been designed by an intelligent agent. The teachers refused to comply, and both parents and teachers filed a lawsuit in federal court accusing the school board of violating the constitutional separation of church and state. ... Featuring trial reenactments based on court transcripts and interviews with key participants and expert scient [...]
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
24.

The Fourth Stage: A Hindu's Quest for Release

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A prominent Hindu journalist decides whether or not to join the monastery during his retirement.; Retired Indian journalist, E.R. Seturam is considering whether to embark on an ancient Hindu quest for self-realization through the fourth stage of life (sannyasa). Film accompanies Seturam as he discusses his possible decision with colleagues, family members, other sannyasins, and holy men throughout India.
DVD
1984
Clemons (Stacks)
25.

E².: Season Two Design

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Six 30-minute chapters featuring the designers and drivers of change in the world of sustainable architecture. Each episode explores the potential of the built environment to help reverse our global climate crisis.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
26.

N!ai: The Story of a!Kung Woman

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A compilation of footage of the!Kung people of Namibia from 1951 through 1978. Focuses on the changes in the life of these people as seen through the reflections of one woman, N!ai.
DVD
2007; 1980
Clemons (Stacks)
27.

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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Planet in Peril: A CNN Worldwide Investigation

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Takes viewers around the globe and highlights the issues that are threatening the world's environment. Filmed in 13 countries, uncovering places where environmental change is not a theory or a future forecast but a crisis happening in real time. Brings the stories behind the statistics and focuses on today's environmental threats and their impact on tomorrow.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
29.

Jerusalem: Center of the World

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The story of the world's most incredible city, capturing the rich mosaic of the city's Christian, Jewish and Muslim communities. Covering a history of over 4,000 years, the film explores the founding of the city, and the birth and convergence of the world's three major monotheistic religions, and the key events in Jerusalem's history as described in the Hebrew and Christian Bibles, the Talmud, the Hagaddah, the Koran, and the Hadith. Highlights include: Mount Moriah, the site of the First and Second Temples; the Church of the Holy Sepulcher; the Dome of the Rock; and the Western Wall.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
30.

Kilauea: Mountain of Fire

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Kilauea, on Hawaii's Big Island, is the world's most active volcano. Its latest eruption began in 1983 and hasn't stopped since. Cameras record some of the largest explosions experts have seen in 25 years or more.
DVD
2009; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Six Degrees Could Change the World

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Discusses why many scientists believe that the Earth's average temperature could rise by as much as six degrees Celsius by 2100. Explores what each rising degree could mean for the future of humanity and our planet. Illustrates how global warming has already affected the reefs of Australia, the ice fields of Greenland, and the Amazonian rain forest. Explains what's real, what's still controversial, and how existing technologies and remedies could help dial back the global thermometer.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
32.

The Manhattan Project

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The scientists and engineers who helped build the world's first nuclear weapon reflect on their accomplishments and legacy.
DVD
2005; 2002
Clemons (Stacks)
33.

A Man, a Plan, a Canal, Panama

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Explore the mind boggling construction of the Panama Canal through historic film footage, rare archival photographs, and insightful narration from David McCullough.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
34.

Lost at Sea: The Search for Longitude

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Recounts how John Harrison discovered the concept of longitude in the 18th century, thus making the waters safe for navigation.
DVD
2008; 1998
Clemons (Stacks)
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Secrets of Lost Empires: Inca

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Uncover the secrets of ancient civilizations as NOVA journeys to an archaeological site where teams of experts use traditional techniques to test their hypotheses. Explore the magnificent mountainside citadels - and marvel as villagers create a 150-foot suspension bridge using nothing but grass.
DVD
2006; 1997
Clemons (Stacks)
36.

Viet Cong

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The battle for the place that came to be known as Hamburger Hill was perhaps the classic conflict of the Vietnam War. Piecing together newly disclosed stories, we learn how American commanders made the mistake of fighting this battle as they fought WWII.
DVD
2007; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
37.

Last Chance to See: Animals on the Verge of Extinction

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British comedian legend Stephen Fry and zoologist Mark Carwardine travel from the Amazon's steamy jungles to New Zealand's icy mountain tops seeking some of the most remarkable and endangered creatures of Earth. Entertaining and informative with a unique insight into the fascinating world that we are in danger of losing.
DVD
2010; 2009
Clemons (Stacks)
38.

Ebola: The Plague Fighters

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"When a dreaded outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus swept through a remote region of Zaire in May 1995, Nova was the only film crew premitted into the "hot zone." Spending a total of four weeks in the quarantined city of Kikwit, the result is unprecedented journalistic coverage of this grim battle against one of the world's most lethal diseases. The Ebola plague kills a very high percentage of its victims (77% in Kikwit), often by dissolving their internal organs and connective tissue. Learn how disease specialists traced the origins of the outbreak by compiling a complete "chain of death" of the epidemic, and why they fear a mutation of Ebola will emerge that is even more difficult to contain."--Container.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
39.

Crash of Flight 447

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On June 1st, 2009, Flight AF447, an Air France Airbus A330 flying from Rio de Janeiro to Paris, disappeared over the Atlantic Ocean with the loss of all 228 lives. How could a state-of-the-art airliner with elaborate electronic safety and navigation features and a faultless safety record simply vanish without trace? NOVA assembles a team of seasoned pilots, engineers and safety experts to examine the evidence that emerged in the weeks following this horrific disaster.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
40.

Dogs Decoded: Understanding the Human-Dog Relationship

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Dogs have been domesticated for longer than any other animal on the planet, and humans have developed a unique relationship with these furry friends. New research is revealing what dog lovers have suspected all along, that dogs have an uncanny ability to read and respond to human emotions. How did this incredible relationship between humans and dogs come to be? And how can dogs, so closely related to fearsome wild wolves, behave so differently? It's all in the genes.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)