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07/22/2015 - 10:09am

Ballet 422 Cover
Jody Lee Lipes
Ellen Bar
Anna Rose Holmer
Justin Peck
New York City Ballet
When 25-year-old NYCB dancer Justin Peck begins to emerge as a promising young choreographer, he is commissioned to create a new ballet for the Company's 2013 Winter Season. With unprecedented access to an elite world, the film follows Peck as he collaborates with musicians, lighting designers, costume designers and his fellow dancers to create Paz de la Jolla, NYCB's 422nd new ballet.
792.8 Bal
Jul 9, 2015
Monk with a camera: the life and journey of Nicholas Vreeland Cover
Vishwanath Alluri
Guido Santi
Tina Mascara
Nicholas Vreeland walked away from a worldly life of privilege to become a Tibetan Buddhist monk. Grandson of legendary Vogue editor, Diana Vreeland, and trained by Irving Penn to become a photographer, Nicholas' life changed drastically upon meeting a Tibetan master, one of the teachers of the Dalai Lama.
294.3092 Mon
Jul 7, 2015
Noah and the great ark Cover
Arts and Entertainment Network
Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm)
History (Television network)
The truth behind one of the greatest stories of all time. A collection of three documentaries examines the legend, and the science, of history's most famous biblical hero and the Ark.
222.11 Noa
Jul 2, 2015
1913: seeds of conflict Cover
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
It examines a critical yet overlooked moment of transformation in Palestine, long before the Balfour Declaration and British Mandate period usually considered the matchstick for today's ongoing struggles. It was a time when identities were fluid and few Arabs or Jews living there could imagine the conflict that would engulf their region for the next century.
327.5694 Nin
Jul 6, 2015
Animal childhood Cover
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
PBS Distribution (Firm)
In every animal's life, there comes a time when it must stand on its own, and face the world alone. For a few, this happens just moments after birth, others have the advantage of home schooling under the watchful eye. But growing up is never easy, and finding food, avoiding predators, and making friends does not always come naturally. These are the trials of young animals all over the world, as they prepare to leave home.
590 Ani
Jul 22, 2015
Invisible universe revealed Cover
Peter Yost
Twenty-five years ago, NASA launched one of the most ambitious experiments in the history of astronomy: the Hubble Space Telescope. This single telescope has helped astronomers pinpoint the age of the universe, revealed the birthplace of stars, and uncovered black holes lurking at the heart of galaxies. In honor of its anniversary, Nova tells the remarkable story that forever changed our understanding of the cosmos and our place in it.
522.2919 Inv
Jul 6, 2015
Mystery monkeys of Shangri-La Cover
Zhinong Xi
Mark Fletcher
B. D. Wong
For two years filmmakers, rangers, and scientists follow a family of the recently-discovered Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys. The monkey society, formed in response to the hardships of the Himalayas, endures those hardships with a mixture of kindness, violence, cooperation, and interdependence.
599.86 Mys
Jul 9, 2015
Guns n' Roses: after the destruction Cover
Tom Barbormight
Axl Rose
Slash (Musician)
Steven Adler
Coming like a bolt out of the blue amidst an otherwise tepid and uninspiring era for rock music, Guns N' Roses' 1987 debut album was quite literally a life-changing release for many music fans. But while this stunning record was then, and still is now, the band's defining statement, it should not be forgotten that in its wake came the most ambitious recording project that any group had undertaken since the rock age began.
781.66 Gun
Jul 7, 2015
The decline of western civilization. Part II, The metal years Cover
Jonathan Dayton
Valerie Faris
Penelope Spheeris
Jeff Zimmerman
Earl Ghaffari
Take a fast-paced look at the Heavy Metal scene of the late 80's.
781.66 Dec Part 2
Jul 17, 2015
The decline of western civilization. Part III Cover
Penelope Spheeris
Scott Wilder
Jamie Thompson
Ann Trulove
Final Conflict (Musical group)
Profiles hard-core gutterpunks living homeless in Los Angeles and their music.
781.66 Dec Part 3
Jul 17, 2015
The decline of western civilization. [Part I] Cover
Penelope Spheeris
Charlie Mullin
Steve Conant
Alice Bag Band
Catholic Discipline (Musical group)
Breaking down barriers of expression and social more, the Decline punks were against everything. The film documents their deliberate reaction to the mass commercialism of music.
781.66 Dec Part 1
Jul 17, 2015
Deli Man Cover
Erik Greenberg Anjou
Ziggy Gruber
Larry King
Jerry Stiller
Alan M. Dershowitz
Looks at the world of the delicatessan, the creation of Jewish immigrants as a way of preserving ethnic culinary traditions in the New World. Profiles Ziggy Gruber, co-owner of Kenny & Ziggy's New York Delicatessan Restaurant in Houston and third-generation deli man, as well as other deli owners and aficionados in the U.S. and Canada.
973.04924 Del
Jul 9, 2015
Dick Cavett's Vietnam Cover
Dick Cavett
John Scheinfeld
Steve Burns
Reexamines the Vietnam War and its impact on America through the prism of interviews conducted by the iconic host of The Dick Cavett Show from 1968-75. Those interviews, combined with archival footage, network news broadcasts, and newly filmed interviews with Cavett and other experts, provide fresh insight and perspective on this controversial chapter of American history.
959.7043 Dic
Jul 9, 2015
First peoples Cover
Tim Lambert
Jonathan Hewes
Kerry Shale
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
200,000 years ago we took our first steps in Africa. Today there are seven billion of us living across the planet. How did our ancestors spread from continent to continent? This is a global detective story, featuring the latest archaeological discoveries and genetic research. On each continent, we track down the earliest members of our species, Homo sapiens. Who were these First Peoples? What drove them to the ends of the earth?
930.1 Fir
Jul 9, 2015
Nazi attack on America Cover
PBS Distribution (Firm)
Long before 9/11, a far deadlier, little-known attack from the ocean depths struck our shores, lasting three-and-a-half years and claiming 5,000 lives. Now, famed undersea explorer Bob Ballard, discoverer of the Titanic, investigates the wreck of one of the attack craft, a German submarine that lies at the bottom of the gulf just a few miles off New Orleans.
940.5451 Naz
Jul 17, 2015
Syndicate content
Jody Lee Lipes
Ellen Bar
Anna Rose Holmer
Justin Peck
New York City Ballet
792.8 Bal
Jonathan Dayton
Valerie Faris
Penelope Spheeris
Jeff Zimmerman
Earl Ghaffari
781.66 Dec Part 2
Vishwanath Alluri
Guido Santi
Tina Mascara
294.3092 Mon
Penelope Spheeris
Scott Wilder
Jamie Thompson
Ann Trulove
Final Conflict (Musical group)
781.66 Dec Part 3
Arts and Entertainment Network
Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm)
History (Television network)
222.11 Noa
Penelope Spheeris
Charlie Mullin
Steve Conant
Alice Bag Band
Catholic Discipline (Musical group)
781.66 Dec Part 1
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
327.5694 Nin
Erik Greenberg Anjou
Ziggy Gruber
Larry King
Jerry Stiller
Alan M. Dershowitz
973.04924 Del
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
PBS Distribution (Firm)
590 Ani
Dick Cavett
John Scheinfeld
Steve Burns
959.7043 Dic
Peter Yost
522.2919 Inv
Tim Lambert
Jonathan Hewes
Kerry Shale
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
930.1 Fir
Zhinong Xi
Mark Fletcher
B. D. Wong
599.86 Mys
PBS Distribution (Firm)
940.5451 Naz
Tom Barbormight
Axl Rose
Slash (Musician)
Steven Adler
781.66 Gun