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Hillary Bachelder, Music Box Films
Description: Equal parts personal and political, it follows three women on both sides of the aisle who share the singular goal of improving their community through public service. Myya attempts to spark a youth movement and unseat the incumbent mayor of Detroit; Bryn, a farmer and working mother in Granville, OH, runs for township trustee; and Julie walks a tightrope between her identities as a Korean immigrant and Republican candidate for State Representative in a liberal Chicago suburb.
Call Number: 305.42 Rep
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 17, 2020
Catherine Gund, Agnes Gund,
Description: A documentary that explores the nexus of art, race, and justice through the story of art collector and philanthropist Agnes "Aggie" Gund's life. Emmy-nominated director Catherine Gund focuses on her mother's journey to give viewers an understanding of the power of art to transform consciousness and inspire social change. Aggie is internationally recognized for her robust and prescient support of artists, particularly women and people of color, and unwavering commitment to social justice issues.
Call Number: 707.5 Agg
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 25, 2020
Stephen Schible, Eric Nyari, Neo S. Sora, Tom Richmond, Yuji Ōshige
Description: One of the most important artists of the era, Ryuichi Sakamoto has had a prolific career spanning over four decades. From techno-pop stardom to Oscar-winning film composer, the evolution of his music has coincided with his life journeys. Following the Fukushima disaster, Sakamoto became an iconic figure in Japan's social movement against nuclear power. As Sakamoto returns to music following a cancer diagnosis, his haunting awareness of life crises leads to a resounding new masterpiece.
Call Number: 780.92 Ryu
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 24, 2020
Mary Wharton,
Description: If it hadn't been for a bottle of scotch and a late-night visit from musician Gregg Allman, Jimmy Carter might never have been elected the 39th President of the United States. This documentary charts the mostly forgotten story of how Carter, a lover of all types of music, forged a tight bond with musicians Willie Nelson, the Allman Brothers, Bob Dylan and others.
Call Number: 973.926 Jim
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 25, 2020
Werner Herzog, Bruce Chatwin, Karin Eberhard, Music Box Films
Description: Werner Herzog turns the camera on himself and his friendship with the late travel writer Bruce Chatwin, a kindred spirit whose quest for truth carried him around the globe. Herzog's personal portrait of Chatwin, illustrated with archival discoveries and film clips, encompasses their shared interest in aboriginal cultures, ancient rituals, and the mysteries stitching together life on earth.
Call Number: 910.4092 Nom
Format: DVD
Date Added: Nov 18, 2020
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Hillary Bachelder, Music Box Films
305.42 Rep
Gordon Lightfoot : If You Could Read My Mind
Martha Kehoe, Joan Tosoni, Gordon Lightfoot, Alec Baldwin, Anne Murray
782.42 Gor
The Panama Papers
Alex Winter, Giant Interactive (Firm), Great Point Media, Bungalow Media + Entertainment, Trouper Productions (Firm)
364.168 Pan
Ryuichi Sakamoto : Coda
Stephen Schible, Eric Nyari, Neo S. Sora, Tom Richmond, Yuji Ōshige
780.92 Ryu
Jane Goodall : The Hope.
Jane Goodall, National Geographic Society (U.S.), Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
590.92 Jan
Jimmy Carter : Rock & Roll President
Mary Wharton,
973.926 Jim
Out Of My Head
Susanna Styron, David Borsook, Rami Burstein, David Dodick
616.84912 Out
Nomad : In The Footsteps Of Bruce Chatwin
Werner Herzog, Bruce Chatwin, Karin Eberhard, Music Box Films
910.4092 Nom
Aggie
Catherine Gund, Agnes Gund,
707.5 Agg