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21.

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)
22.

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)
23.

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)
24.

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)
25.

The Meaning of Food

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"Food is much more than just something good to eat. Everything about it - including what we eat, where we got it, who prepares it, and who's at the table - is a form of human communication. Hosted by award-winning New York chef Marcus Samuelsson, THE MEANING OF FOOD travels across America exploring who we are through what and how we eat" -- Container.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
26.

William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible

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" 'William Kentridge: anything is possible' provides a rare, in-depth look at the life and work of the internationally acclaimed South African artist, William Kentridge. Working in a variety of media - including sculpture, drawing, animation, tapestry, film, theater, and opera - Kentridge tackles a broad range of subjects, from cataclysmic historical events to poignant personal moments. [The film] features exclusive interviews with Kentridge discussing his family's history and life under apartheid, and revealing the importance of improvisation, inquiry, and open-ended possibilities in his process. Follow Kentridge on an international journey that documents his work behind the scenes: from the intimacy of his Johannesburg studio, to galleries worldwide, to backstage at New York's Metr [...]
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
27.

Monarchy: The Complete Series

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David Starkey examines the story of the English crown from the fall of Rome to the 1660s. Starkey covers nearly 250 years, from Charles II to Victoria. Replete with infidelities, betrayals, and rivalries, English history emerges as a compelling family saga.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
28.

Stonewall Uprising

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Explores the dramatic event that launched a worldwide rights movement. When police raided a Mafia-run gay bar in Greenwich Village, the Stonewall Inn on June 28, 1969, gay men and women did something they had not done before: they fought back. As the streets of New York erupted into violent protests and street demonstrations, the collective anger announced that the gay rights movement had arrived.
DVD
2011; 2010
Clemons (Stacks)
29.

Jump at the Sun

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A biography of African American author and folklorist Zora Neale Hurston, the first black woman to enter the American literary canon.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
30.

Art:21 Seasons One and Two: Art in the Twenty-First Century

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"Meet contemporary artists at work and speaking in their own words - direct, accessible, and unfiltered ... Seasons One and Two of this unique series presents 37 diverse artists working in the United States today, taking viewers behind the scenes - and beyond the museum or gallery experience - into artists' studios, homes, and communities to provide an intimate view of their lives, work, creative processes, and sources of inspiration."--Container.
DVD
2004
31.

Sarah Palin's Alaska

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Takes viewers into the country's 'final frontier' through the eyes of one of its most famous citizens - Sarah Palin. Sarah is joined by various family members as she shares the state she knows and loves. Along with Alaska's great wilderness, the Palins encounter Alaska's fascinating residents and share what it takes to thrive in the country's largest state.
DVD
2011; 2010
Clemons (Stacks)
32.

Black in America 2: Soledad O'Brien Reports

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Today's pioneers "examines how community organizers across the country are creating progress and improvements locally." -- Container.; Tomorrow's leaders "focuses on solutions aimed at developing African-American leaders of tomorrow" -- Container.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
33.

Faubourg Tremé: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans

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Long ago during slavery, Faubourg Tremé was home to the largest community of free black people in the Deep South and a hotbed of political ferment. Here black and white, free and enslaved, rich and poor co-habitated, collaborated, and clashed to create much of what defines New Orleans culture up to the present day. Founded as a suburb (or faubourg in French) of the original colonial city, the neighborhood developed during French rule and many families like the Trevignes kept speaking French as their first language until the late 1960s. Tremé was the home of the Tribune, the first black daily newspaper in the US. During Reconstruction, activists from Tremé pushed for equal treatment under the law and for integration. And after Reconstruction's defeat, a "Citizens Committee" legally ch [...]
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
34.

The World at War

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"An extraordinary collection of newsreel, propaganda, and home-movie footage drawn from the archives of 18 nations, including color close-ups of Adolf Hitler taken by his mistress, that present an unvarnished perspective of the war's pivotal events. Penetrating interviews with eyewitness participants - from Hitler's secretary to Alger Hiss to ordinary citizens who stood outside the battle lines - and spine-tingling, first-hand accounts to an already unforgettable experience."--Container.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
35.

Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin

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"[Bayard Rustin] was one of the first 'freedom riders,' an advisor to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and A. Philip Randolph, organizer of the 1963 March on Washington. Intelligent, gregarious and charismatic, Rustin was denied his place in the limelight for one reason -- he was gay. His homosexuality forced him to play a background role in landmark events in the Black struggle. This...documentary [deals] with the interplay of personal and political in the life of a complex, multi-talented essential figure in the history of American radicalism." -- Container.
DVD
2002
Clemons (Stacks)
36.

Indian Amazonia: On the Path of the Jaguar

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"Deep inside the Brazilian and Ecuadorian rain forests, several indigenous tribes continue to live according to traditional customs--some violently defying outside influences. This program documents repeated attempts to pacify and often assimilate these vulnerable societies. Outlining the history of Amazonian colonization by Europeans, the film examines the work of researchers and activists such as Erwin Patzelt and the Villas Boas brothers, as well as the role of FUNAL, the impact of multinational corporations, and the influence of Christian missionaries. Viewers will learn extensive details about the Huaorani people, the Kampaeré and Anticumè Pata communities, and various Xingu tribes"--Container.
DVD
2009; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
37.

A Gospel Calling: Mahalia Jackson Sings

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This complete collection of Mahalia Jackson sings includes 58 live short performances which aired on NBC in the early 1960s.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
38.

Hank Williams: Honky Tonk Blues

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"Using never-before-seen footage, photos and audio of Williams and featuring interviews with many friends and family who have never spoken on-camera before, Honky tonk blues tells the story of Hank Williams' rise and fall"--Container.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
39.

Quincy Jones: In the Pocket

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A look at Quincy Jones' life and career as a composer, arranger, musician, and producer from his many friends and peers. Includes some behind the scenes and unseen footage.
DVD
2002
Clemons (Stacks)
40.

Paris: The Luminous Years

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From 1905 to 1930, Paris was the magnetic center for radical innovation and experiment, the Mecca for creative talents. On-camera, dramatic and historic moments are recalled by participants in these legendary events e.g. Marc Chagall, Igor Stravinsky, Jean Cocteau, Aaron Copland, and many more. Traces who came to Paris and why, whom they met, what they made there, and how being in Paris transformed them and their work.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)