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John Maggio, George Kunhardt, Teddy Kunhardt, Benjamin C Bradlee, Gary Lionelli
Description: A documentary film presenting the professional and personal life of Ben Bradlee, using home movies, archival material and interview footage with family and colleagues.
Call Number: 070.41 New
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 28, 2018
Steven Newmark, Zoe Harber, Adam J. Cohen, Nina Paley, Jaime Byrd
Description: A delightful autobiographical documentary about a nice Jewish boy from Miami who travels to San Francisco for the "Summer of Love" and returns a hippie. Later, as a successful but dissatisfied businessman, he discovers Ram Dass's iconic book "Be Here Now" about the Indian Saint Maharaj-ji (Neem Karoli Baba) and decides to travel to India in search of a more meaningful life.
Call Number: 181.4 Ame
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 28, 2018
Lek Chailert, Ashley Bell, J. M. McCarthy, Fernanda Rossi, Ross M. Dinerstein
Description: Elephant rescues in Thailand are rare, unpredictable and often life threatening. After waiting 2.5 years, actor/director Ashley Bell and a team of elephant rescuers led by world renowned Asian elephant conservationist and TIME Magazine's Hero of Asia, Lek Chailert, embark on a daring mission 480 miles across Thailand to rescue Noi Na, a 70-year old partially blind trekking elephant and bring her to freedom.
Call Number: 599.676 Lov
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 30, 2018
Anthony Geffen, Mike Davis, Liz Bonnin, Mark Bonnar, BBC Earth (Firm)
Description: These rocky and beautiful islands are remote and unforgiving, yet home to giant tortoises, equatorial penguins, pink iguanas, and dandelion trees. In the film state-of-the-art research vessel with floating labs, helicopters, and sonar scanners are used to capture rare animals and submerged worlds. Expert presenters rappel into volcanoes and free-dive offshore to tag hammerheads and film baby sea lions at play.
Call Number: 508.8665 Mis
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 30, 2018
Carlos Watson, Trevor Noah, Eddie Huang, Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), PBS Distribution (Firm)
Description: Why have some of the world's most influential people been able to make it big? Explore how some of today's artists, innovators, athletes and political leaders made their careers. Featuring Trevor Noah, Eddie Huang, Danai Gurira, Jason Aldean, Ruth Zukerman, Christian Siriano, Roxane Gay, Michael Strahan, Senator Kristen Gillibrand, Lee Daniels, Gretchen Carlson, and Mayor Carmen Yuln Cruz.
Call Number: 650.1 Bre
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 15, 2018
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The Newspaperman: The Life And Times Of Ben Bradlee
John Maggio, George Kunhardt, Teddy Kunhardt, Benjamin C Bradlee, Gary Lionelli
070.41 New
Mission Galapagos
Anthony Geffen, Mike Davis, Liz Bonnin, Mark Bonnar, BBC Earth (Firm)
508.8665 Mis
American Yogi
Steven Newmark, Zoe Harber, Adam J. Cohen, Nina Paley, Jaime Byrd
181.4 Ame
Breaking Big
Carlos Watson, Trevor Noah, Eddie Huang, Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), PBS Distribution (Firm)
650.1 Bre
Love & Bananas: An Elephant Story
Lek Chailert, Ashley Bell, J. M. McCarthy, Fernanda Rossi, Ross M. Dinerstein
599.676 Lov