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Lauren Mucciolo, Jezza Neumann, Will Lyman, Jamie Pereira, True Vision Productions
Description: Sex trafficking happens in every state across America, and many victims are children. Frontline travels to Phoenix, Arizona to investigate the lucrative industry and examine efforts to combat it.
Call Number: 364.1551 Sex
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 7, 2019
Rick Young, Fritz Kramer, Emma Schwartz, Laura Sullivan, WGBH (Firm)
Description: With the U.S. and China battling over billions in tariffs, FRONTLINE and NPR investigate the forces driving the world's two largest economies into a high-stakes trade war.
Call Number: 337.51073 Tru
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 8, 2019
James R. Baylis, National Geographic Channel
Description: Billed as a "horror nature series", "Dead by dawn" looks at the nocturnal predatory activities of various species of wildlife in the African savannah, the jungles of Indonesia and Costa Rica, the swamps of North America, the Arabian Desert, and the forests of India.When the sun goes down, creatures of the night battle for survival. The first-ever horror nature series from the makers of The Walking Dead showcases the terror of the wild when the sun goes down. Each episode offers its own unique twist, inspired by classic, cult-classic, and modern films, and uses innovative storytelling techniques to infuse suspense, tension, and eeriness into the already terrifyingly real stories of life in the wild . . . after dark.
Call Number: 591.518 Dea
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 7, 2019
Christopher Riley, James Wright, Eric Meyers, Bigger Bang Productions, WGBH Educational Foundation
Description: On the fiftieth anniversary of Apollo 11's historic moon landing, Nova looks ahead to the hoped-for dawn of a new age in space travel.
Call Number: 629.41 Bac
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 7, 2019
Ben Harding, Chris Riley, Stephen Mizelas, Nathan Williams, Nat Sharman
Description: Take a mind-blowing journey through human history, told through six iconic objects: the car, the airplane, the smartphone, the rocket, the robot, and the telescope.
Call Number: 600 Bre
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 7, 2019
Chad Terpstra, Frank Burla, Karin Domenico, Pippo Domenico, Romeo Domenico
Description: For centuries, the tobacco pipe has been a symbol of contentment and contemplation. Through the window of this transcendental artifact and its sacred origins, the film is a cinematic exploration of legacy, family, and love. The film follows Lee Erck, a world-renowned pipe maker from far northern Michigan, as he travels the globe to explore the nearly forgotten art of tobacco pipe making.
Call Number: 688.42 Fat
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 2, 2019
Sandra Luckow, Duanne Luckow, Scott Griffith, Steve Knepper, First-Run Features (Firm)
Description: What happens when a brother descends into a black hole of mental instability, starting with falling for a Nigerian email scam but eventually winding up involuntarily committed into the hospital made famous by One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest? Sandra Luckow unflinchingly turns her camera on her own family as they attempt to navigate the broken mental health system to save their brother.
Call Number: 616.898 Tha
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 2, 2019
Alan Elliott, Sydney Pollack, Aretha Franklin, James Cleveland, C. L. Franklin
Description: A documentary presenting the live recording of Aretha Franklin's album 'Amazing grace' at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles, in January 1972.
Call Number: 782.254 Ama
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 2, 2019
Cody Meirick, R. L. Stine, Amelia Cotter, Alvin Schwartz, Peter Schwartz
Description: Explore the history of one of the most controversial works of modern children's literature: The best selling teen classic Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, which scared a generation of readers and became one of the most banned books of modern times. Includes the author's family, scholars, folklorists, artists, fans, and children's book authors such as R.L. Stine, Q.L. Pearce, and more.
Call Number: 813.08738 Sca
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 7, 2019
Werner Herzog, Lucki Stipetić, Svetlana Palmer, André Singer, Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev
Description: Werner Herzog and Andre Singer's riveting documentary, filled with unforgettable archive materials and based on three never before seen interviews, provides incredible access to, arguably, the world's greatest living politician. Now 88 and battling illness, the visionary Gorbachev, the former General Secretary of the U.S.S.R, is still gently but resolutely pushing towards his goals.
Call Number: 947.0854 Mee
Format: DVD
Date Added: Aug 17, 2019
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Sex Trafficking In America
Lauren Mucciolo, Jezza Neumann, Will Lyman, Jamie Pereira, True Vision Productions
364.1551 Sex
Father The Flame
Chad Terpstra, Frank Burla, Karin Domenico, Pippo Domenico, Romeo Domenico
688.42 Fat
Trump's Trade War
Rick Young, Fritz Kramer, Emma Schwartz, Laura Sullivan, WGBH (Firm)
337.51073 Tru
That Way Madness Lies
Sandra Luckow, Duanne Luckow, Scott Griffith, Steve Knepper, First-Run Features (Firm)
616.898 Tha
Dead By Dawn
James R. Baylis, National Geographic Channel
591.518 Dea
Amazing Grace
Alan Elliott, Sydney Pollack, Aretha Franklin, James Cleveland, C. L. Franklin
782.254 Ama
Back To The Moon
Christopher Riley, James Wright, Eric Meyers, Bigger Bang Productions, WGBH Educational Foundation
629.41 Bac
Scary Stories : The Story Of The Books That Frightened A Generation
Cody Meirick, R. L. Stine, Amelia Cotter, Alvin Schwartz, Peter Schwartz
813.08738 Sca
Breakthrough : The Ideas That Changed The World
Ben Harding, Chris Riley, Stephen Mizelas, Nathan Williams, Nat Sharman
600 Bre
Meeting Gorbachev
Werner Herzog, Lucki Stipetić, Svetlana Palmer, André Singer, Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev
947.0854 Mee