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04/16/2014 - 11:51am

People v. the State of Illusion Cover
Austin Vickers
Scott Cervine
Joe Dispenza
Brenda J Dunne
Debbie Ford
"This ... film introduces the power of the mind to create the reality we desire--and escape the one we don't"--Container
158.1 Peo
Apr 1, 2014
Lost faces of the Bible Cover
Graeme Lynch
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
National Geographic Channel
Forensic anthropologists and scholars work to accurately reconstruct the faces of legendary characters from the Bible.
220.93 Los
Mar 26, 2014
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance kid Cover
John Maggio
Michael Murphy
PBS Distribution (Firm)
Long before Paul Newman and Robert Redford immortalized them on screen, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid captivated Americans from coast to coast. In the 1890s, their exploits robbing banks and trains in the West, and then seemingly vanishing into thin air, became national news and the basis of rumors and myth.
364.155 But
Apr 1, 2014
A brief history of time Cover
Errol Morris
Stephen Hawking
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Errol Morris (The Fog of War) turns his camera on one of the most fascinating men in the world: the pioneering astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, afflicted by a debilitating motor neuron disease that has left him without a voice or the use of his limbs. An adroitly crafted tale of personal adversity, professional triumph, and cosmological inquiry, Morris's documentary examines the way the collapse of Hawking's body has been accompanied by the untrammeled broadening of his imagination.
530.092 Bri
Apr 16, 2014
Honey badgers: masters of mayhem Cover
Daniel Stern
Steve Gooder
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
This is one the most fearless animals in the world, renowned for its ability to confront grown lions, castrate charging buffalo, and shrug off the toxic defenses of stinging bees, scorpions, and snakes. Our film will follow a team of researchers in South Africa who are searching for the truth behind the honey badger.
599.74447 Hon
Mar 26, 2014
Killer quest Cover
Brian Bildson
Presents footage of wild animals which are typically found in some of North America's most inhospitable regions.
591.9719 Kil
Mar 26, 2014
Running wild: the life of Dayton O. Hyde Cover
undefined Mitchell
Dayton O. Hyde
production company Free Running Films (Firm)
production company Full Motion Pictures (Firm)
production company Telecom 2 (Firm)
Dayton O. Hyde is one of the last great American cowboys, a rugged adventurer with a spiritual connection to the frontier. Through heroic determination, he is single-handedly rescuing the wild mustang from government slaughter on his breathtaking 12,000 acre Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary. Running wild, showcases one great cowboy's quest to save the American West.
599.6655 Run
Mar 26, 2014
Snow babies Cover
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
Stunning wildlife footage provides an intimate and playful look at the first year of adorable baby animals and their families, including arctic wolves, snow monkeys, reindeers, otters, polar bears, and more.
591.392 Sno
Apr 10, 2014
Winged planet Cover
John Downer
BBC Video (Firm)
State-of-the-art technology and innovative techniques show the world from an amazing aerial perspective. Viewers can fly along with snow geese dashing through Monument Valley and New York City. Watch Macaws racing through the rainforest, vultures soaring miles above the earth, and more.
598 Win
Apr 10, 2014
Head games Cover
Steve James
Bruce Sheridan
Laura J. Balcer
Robert C. Cantu
Cindy Parlow Cone
Examines the prevalence of concussions resulting in brain damage in contact sports. Athletes from different sports share their experiences. Profiles former Ivy League football player and WWE wrestler Christopher Nowinski.
617.1027 Hea
Apr 16, 2014
League of denial: the NFL's concussion crisis Cover
Examines the realities of brain injuries sustained on the field by football players and the National Football League's attempts to cover the issue up.
617.1027 Lea
Apr 10, 2014
Beads baubles and jewels. Series 1700, Thinking like a designer Cover
Katie Hacker
Beading Daily (Firm)
Think like a designer with Series 1700 of Beads, baubles, and jewels. Join host Katie Hacker and expert jewelry designers and discover soldering tips, fashionable beading patterns, wire wrapping techniques, and much more.
745.5942 Bea
Apr 16, 2014
Rice field of dreams Cover
Daron Ker
Water Buffalo Pictures
As a boy Joe Cook fled the killing fields of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia to make a life for himself in America. 30 years later he decides he wants to bring a gift back to his homeland-- the gift of baseball. "Rice Field of Dreams" is a feature-length documentary that follows the journey of Cambodia's First National Baseball Team as they prepare for and participate in the 24th Sea Games, an Olympics-like sports competition between South East Asian nations to be held in Bangkok.
796.357 Ric
Apr 4, 2014
The summit Cover
Nick Ryan
Mark Monroe
In August of 2008, eighteen mountain climbers reached the top of K2, the second-highest mountain in the world. 48 hours later, eleven people were dead, making it the deadliest day in modern mountain climbing history. While memorials paid tribute to those killed, there were also condemnations about why. Why do these athletes risk everything to reach a place humans are simply not meant to go? Why do they put their lives and the lives of others on the line in order to satisfy some indefinable need?
796.522 Sum
Apr 4, 2014
Ireland's wild river Cover
Colin Stafford-Johnson
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
The Shannon is Ireland's greatest geographical landmark and the longest river. It is both a barrier and highway. A silver ribbon holding back the rugged landscapes of the west from the gentler plains to the east. On its journey south, the Shannon passes through a huge palette of rural landscapes; where on little-known backwaters, Ireland's wild animals and plants still thrive as almost nowhere else.
914.15 Ire
Apr 1, 2014
Let the fire burn Cover
Jason Osder
Comprised of found footage and sound bites, Let the fire burn describes the conflict between the Black Power group MOVE and the people and city government of Philadelphia, culminating in the armed standoff of May 13, 1985, in which one police officer and eleven MOVE members were killed, ending when Philadelphia police dropped a bomb on the row house that served as MOVE headquarters.
974.804 Let
Mar 26, 2014
Our Nixon Cover
Brian Frye
Penny Lane
Cinedigm (Firm)
Throughout Richard Nixon's presidency, three of his top White House aides obsessively documented their experiences with Super 8 home movie cameras. Young, idealistic and dedicated, they had no idea that a few years later they'd all be in prison.
973.924 Our
Apr 4, 2014
Zeppelin terror attack Cover
PBS Distribution (Firm)
In the early days of World War I, Germany, determined to bring its British enemies to their knees, launched a new kind of terror campaign: bombing civilians from the sky. The aircraft delivering the lethal payloads weren't planes, they were Zeppelins, enormous airships, some the length of two football fields. With a team of engineers, explosives experts, and historians, NOVA investigates the secrets behind these deadly war machines.
940.44943 Zep
Mar 26, 2014
Ferlinghetti: a rebirth of wonder Cover
Christopher Felver
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Allen Ginsberg
Dennis Hopper
Billy Collins
This incisive and entertaining portrait of American poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti explores his vital role as catalyst for numerous literary careers and for the Beat movement itself. Interviews with Ferlinghetti and others reveal a rich m'lange of characters and events that unfolded in postwar America. In 1953 Ferlinghetti opened City Lights Bookstore, which quickly evolved into an iconic institution symbolizing social change and literary freedom. Six decades later, it is still going.
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Apr 4, 2014
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Austin Vickers
Scott Cervine
Joe Dispenza
Brenda J Dunne
Debbie Ford
158.1 Peo
617.1027 Lea
Graeme Lynch
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
National Geographic Channel
220.93 Los
Katie Hacker
Beading Daily (Firm)
745.5942 Bea
John Maggio
Michael Murphy
PBS Distribution (Firm)
364.155 But
Daron Ker
Water Buffalo Pictures
796.357 Ric
Errol Morris
Stephen Hawking
Criterion Collection (Firm)
530.092 Bri
Nick Ryan
Mark Monroe
796.522 Sum
Daniel Stern
Steve Gooder
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
599.74447 Hon
Colin Stafford-Johnson
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
914.15 Ire
Brian Bildson
591.9719 Kil
Jason Osder
974.804 Let
undefined Mitchell
Dayton O. Hyde
production company Free Running Films (Firm)
production company Full Motion Pictures (Firm)
production company Telecom 2 (Firm)
599.6655 Run
Brian Frye
Penny Lane
Cinedigm (Firm)
973.924 Our
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
591.392 Sno
PBS Distribution (Firm)
940.44943 Zep
John Downer
BBC Video (Firm)
598 Win
Christopher Felver
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Allen Ginsberg
Dennis Hopper
Billy Collins
B Fer
Steve James
Bruce Sheridan
Laura J. Balcer
Robert C. Cantu
Cindy Parlow Cone
617.1027 Hea