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Rel Dowdell, Skye Dennis, Maurice Floyd, Justin Douglas, James D. (James Darrell) Robinson
Description: Addresses perspectives on the child support system and its specific effects and consequences for black families, with an emphasis on the experience of fathers as participants in the system. Examines legal challenges, social implications, cultural issues, and the emotional impact of navigating the child support system as an African American father.
Call Number: 306.8742 Whe
Format: DVD
Date Added: Jun 6, 2018
Carlos Santana, Jessica Congdon, Brian Benson, Peter Bratt, Mark Kilian
Description: Dolores Huerta is among the most important, yet least known, activists in American history. An equal partner in co-founding the first farm workers unions with Cesar Chavez, her enormous contributions have gone largely unrecognized. Dolores tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice, becoming one of the most defiant feminists of the twentieth century.
Call Number: 331.478 Dol
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 28, 2018
Marcus Vetter, Karin Steinberger, Louise Rosen, Ulf Meyer, Imogen Poots
Description: The gruesome murders of Nancy and Derek Haysom in 1985 were an international media sensation. The Haysoms were wealthy, respected members of Virginia society, and the murder conviction of their daughter Elizabeth and her German boyfriend Jens Soering sent shock waves through the rural community of Bedford County.
Call Number: 364.1523 Kil
Format: DVD
Date Added: Jun 15, 2018
David Alvarado, Jason Sussberg, Seth Gordon, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Bill Nye
Description: Bill Nye is a man on a mission, to stop the spread of anti-scientific thinking across the world. With intimate and exclusive access, as well as plenty of wonder and whimsy, this behind the scenes portrait of Nye follows him as he takes off his Science Guy lab coat and takes on those who deny climate change, evolution, and a science-based world view.
Call Number: 502.07 Bil
Format: DVD
Date Added: Jun 6, 2018
Annette Clarke, Paul McNeill, John Hopkins, Ken Fraser, Boris Worm
Description: Endangered giant bluefin tuna have returned to Prince Edward Island, Canada, in surprising abundance after a complete disappearance from overfishing. But something strange is going on. Normally wary tuna no longer fear humans.
Call Number: 597.783 Blu
Format: DVD
Date Added: Jun 6, 2018
Hannah Gibson, Joanne Ashman, Allan Peck, publisher Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Description: Thieving macaques using psychology to pull off scams. Delinquent cockatoos vandalizing urban residences. Swaggering peacocks lying about their sexual exploits. These are nature's greatest rebels, succeeding by breaking all the rules. Despite how it appears on the surface, researchers are discovering the complex and fascinating science behind why these animals behave the way they do.
Call Number: 591.5 Nat
Format: DVD
Date Added: Jun 15, 2018
Sean Stuart, Heather Parry, Colin Hanks, HBO Documentary Films,
Description: Documents the experiences of the band as they return to Paris for a concert several months after a terrorist attack during a previous performance.
Call Number: 781.66 Eag
Format: DVD
Date Added: May 25, 2018
Kristi Frazier, Sandra Adair, Lance Letscher, FilmRise (Firm)
Description: A deeply personal and psychological portrait of foreign-known, Austin-based collage artist Lance Letscher. Told through memories of trauma and triumph, the film provides a doorway into Letscher's profound insights on creativity, the subconscious, work ethic and spirituality. Through his intricate artistic process, we witness the artists unwavering determination to stay in the moment free of mind, thought and preconception. Featuring detailed images of more than a hundred of his collages, sculptures and installations, viewers are offered a visual feast while gaining intimate access into Letscher's methodical techniques and brilliant mind.
Call Number: 741.937 Sec
Format: DVD
Date Added: Jun 15, 2018
Molly Hermann, Jeff Wilburn, Smithsonian Channel, Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Description: The Star-Spangled Banner is known by all, treasured for its powerful melody and stirring lyrics. And yet, only about 40% of U.S. citizens know all the words.
Call Number: 973.52 Sta
Format: DVD
Date Added: Jun 15, 2018
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"Where's Daddy?"
Rel Dowdell, Skye Dennis, Maurice Floyd, Justin Douglas, James D. (James Darrell) Robinson
306.8742 Whe
Natural Born Rebels
Hannah Gibson, Joanne Ashman, Allan Peck, publisher Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
591.5 Nat
Dolores
Carlos Santana, Jessica Congdon, Brian Benson, Peter Bratt, Mark Kilian
331.478 Dol
Eagles Of Death Metal : Nos Amis = Our Friends
Sean Stuart, Heather Parry, Colin Hanks, HBO Documentary Films,
781.66 Eag
Killing For Love : A True Story
Marcus Vetter, Karin Steinberger, Louise Rosen, Ulf Meyer, Imogen Poots
364.1523 Kil
The Secret Life Of Lance Letscher
Kristi Frazier, Sandra Adair, Lance Letscher, FilmRise (Firm)
741.937 Sec
Bill Nye : Science Guy
David Alvarado, Jason Sussberg, Seth Gordon, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Bill Nye
502.07 Bil
A Star-spangled Story : Battle For America
Molly Hermann, Jeff Wilburn, Smithsonian Channel, Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
973.52 Sta
Bluefin
Annette Clarke, Paul McNeill, John Hopkins, Ken Fraser, Boris Worm
597.783 Blu