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09/04/2015 - 4:15pm

Citizenfour Cover
Laura Poitras
Edward J. Snowden
Glenn Greenwald
William Binney
With unprecedented access, this gripping behind-the-scenes chronicle follows award winning director Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald's remarkable encounters with whistle-blower Edward Snowden in a hotel room in Hong Kong, as he hands over classified documents that provide evidence of mass indiscriminate and illegal invasions of privacy by the NSA.
327.1273 Cit
Aug 26, 2015
Cowspiracy: the sustainability secret Cover
Kip Andersen
Keegan Kuhn
"Feature-length environmental documentary, following an intrepid filmmaker as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet today and investigates why the world's leading environmental organizations are too afraid to talk about it"--Container
338.176 Cow
Sep 4, 2015
From the Twin Ports to the Twin Cities. Volume 2 Cover
C. Vision Productions
"From the bustling metropolis of the Twin Cities to the vast scenery of the north woods, you won't want to miss this show. Exciting railroad action from the Twin Ports to the Twin Cities"--Container
385 Fro
Aug 10, 2015
From the Twin Ports to the Twin Cities: BNSF's Hinckley subdivision Cover
"Action on this line will excite you as trains operate from owner BNSF, along with Canadian Pacific and Union Pacific."
385 Fro
Aug 10, 2015
Africa's deadliest Cover
National Geographic Entertainment (Firm)
Explores the deepest, darkest depths of Africa, to come face to face with the continent's deadliest predators. Featuring startling footage of animals in action, the three-part series looks at some of the most dangerous creatures on earth, including a few you might not expect to be such accomplished killers. Discover the stealth, speed, deception and weaponry of Africa's Deadliest.
591.53 Afr
Aug 26, 2015
Algebra DVD pack. Parts 1 & 2 Cover
Daryl Swanson
Robert Deege
Kelly Burns
Danielle Fenati
Debbie Mintz
An easy to understand approach to reviewing pre-algebra and algebra.
512 Alg
Aug 13, 2015
James Cameron's Deepsea challenge Cover
James Cameron
Andrew Wight
Brett Popplewell
John Garvin
John Bruno
As a boy, filmmaker James Cameron dreamed of a journey to the deepest part of the ocean. This film is the dramatic fulfillment of that dream. It chronicles Cameron's solo dive to the depths of the Mariana Trench, nearly seven miles beneath the ocean's surface, piloting a submersible he designed himself. The risks were astounding. The footage is breathtaking. A celebration of science, courage, and extraordinary human aspiration.
551.46 Jam
Sep 4, 2015
Operation wild Cover
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
BBC One
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Join veterinarian teams around the world as they undertake groundbreaking operations to try to save animals' lives. Find out how pioneering human medicine is transforming ways to look after animals in some of the most remote places on earth.
591.51 Ope
Sep 4, 2015
Shark Cover
Steve Greenwood
Paul McGann
British Broadcasting Corporation
Discovery Channel (Firm)
BBC Worldwide Ltd
Stealthy hunters. Fearless predators. Brilliant survivors. The oceans' greatest creatures have been shrouded by mystery and fear, until now. The most ambitious shark film ever made is a stunning high-definition spectacle that captures astounding, jaw-dropping footage.
597.34 Sha
Aug 13, 2015
Star talk Cover
Neil deGrasse Tyson
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Science, pop culture and comedy collide in National Geographic's groundbreaking new series, hosted by astrophysicist Neil deGrasseTyson. Along with celebrity guests and comic co-hosts, Neil explores captivating topics such as space travel, extra-terrestrial life, the Big Bang, the future of our Earth and the environment, and breaking news from the universe.
500 Sta
Sep 4, 2015
Open sesame: the story of seeds Cover
Sean Kaminsky
One of the world's most precious resources is at risk. This timely and emotionally moving film illuminates what is at stake and what can be done to protect the source of nearly all of our food: seeds. Seeds provide the basis for everything from fabric, to food to fuels. Seeds are as essential to life as the air we breathe or water we drink, but given far less attention.
631.521 Ope
Aug 10, 2015
American Ballet Theatre: a history Cover
Ric Burns
Bonnie Lafave
Katie O'Rourke
Jennifer Homans
Kevin McKenzie
Ric Burns presents this rich, 75-year history of one of the most respected and revered dance companies in the world. With unprecedented access to the company, witness dramatic live performances, grueling rehearsals, and iconic dances by Misty Copeland, Gillian Murphy, and many others; as well as rare footage of ballet icons Jerome Robbins, George Balanchine, Agnes de Mille, Antony Tudor, Mikhail Baryshnikov, and more.
792.84 Ame
Aug 18, 2015
Flamenco, flamenco Cover
Carlos Saura
An evolutional musical journey through the light, song and dance of a dynamic and alive art form.
793.31946 Fla
Aug 10, 2015
I am Big Bird: the Caroll Spinney story Cover
Dave LaMattina
Chad N. Walker
Caroll Spinney
Frank Oz
For 45 years, Caroll Spinney has been beloved by generations of children as the man behind Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, and at 80 years old, he has no intention of stopping. A loving portrait of the man in the yellow suit, features extraordinary footage of Spinney's earliest collaborations with Jim Henson as it traces his journey from bullied child to childhood icon.
791.53 I am
Aug 13, 2015
Lambert and Stamp: Sony Pictures Classics presents a Motocinema Cover
James D. Cooper
Kit Lambert
Chris Stamp
Roger Daltrey
Pete Townshend
Aspiring filmmakers Chris Stamp and Kit Lambert set out to find a subject for their underground movie, one that will reflect the way it feels to be young and dissatisfied in postwar London. This unlikely partnership of two men from vastly different backgrounds was inspired by the burgeoning youth culture of the early 1960s. Lambert and Stamp searched for months and finally found in a band called the The Who a rebellious restlessness that was just what they were looking for.
781.66 Lam
Aug 26, 2015
Maidan: uprising in Ukraine Cover
Sergei Lozni︠t︡sa
Maria Choustova-Baker
Chronicles the uprising that toppled the government of Ukrainian president Victor Yanukovich and has since developed into an international crisis between Russia and the West.
947.7086 Mai
Aug 10, 2015
Heaven adores you: a documentary film about the life & music of Elliott Smith Cover
Elliott Smith
Nickolas Dylan Rossi
An intimate, meditative inquiry into the life and music of Elliott Smith, a musician whose rise to prominence in the 1990s and early 2000s was cut short by his untimely death at the age of 34.
B Smi
Aug 10, 2015
Magician: the astonishing life & work of Orson Welles Cover
Chuck Workman
Charles S. Cohen
Orson Welles
Cohen Media Group
Looks at the remarkable genius of Orson Welles on the eve of his centenary - the enigma of his career as a Hollywood star, a Hollywood director (for some a Hollywood failure), and a crucially important independent filmmaker. Orson Welles's life was magical: a musical prodigy at age ten, a director of Shakespeare at fourteen, a painter at sixteen, a star of stage and radio at twenty, romances with some of the most beautiful women in the world, including Rita Hayworth.
B Wel
Sep 4, 2015
Syndicate content
Laura Poitras
Edward J. Snowden
Glenn Greenwald
William Binney
327.1273 Cit
Neil deGrasse Tyson
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
500 Sta
Kip Andersen
Keegan Kuhn
338.176 Cow
Sean Kaminsky
631.521 Ope
C. Vision Productions
385 Fro
Ric Burns
Bonnie Lafave
Katie O'Rourke
Jennifer Homans
Kevin McKenzie
792.84 Ame
385 Fro
Carlos Saura
793.31946 Fla
National Geographic Entertainment (Firm)
591.53 Afr
Dave LaMattina
Chad N. Walker
Caroll Spinney
Frank Oz
791.53 I am
Daryl Swanson
Robert Deege
Kelly Burns
Danielle Fenati
Debbie Mintz
512 Alg
James D. Cooper
Kit Lambert
Chris Stamp
Roger Daltrey
Pete Townshend
781.66 Lam
James Cameron
Andrew Wight
Brett Popplewell
John Garvin
John Bruno
551.46 Jam
Sergei Lozni︠t︡sa
Maria Choustova-Baker
947.7086 Mai
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
BBC One
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
591.51 Ope
Elliott Smith
Nickolas Dylan Rossi
B Smi
Steve Greenwood
Paul McGann
British Broadcasting Corporation
Discovery Channel (Firm)
BBC Worldwide Ltd
597.34 Sha
Chuck Workman
Charles S. Cohen
Orson Welles
Cohen Media Group
B Wel