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Traces the history of public education in the United States from the country’s origin to the present day. episode 1. The common school, 1770-1890 -- episode 2. As American as public school, 1900-1950 -- episode 3. A struggle for educational equality, 1950-1980 -- episode 4. The bottom line in education, 1980 to the present.
Common School, Dvds Documentaries, 1980 Episode, Educational Equality, 1770 1890, 1950 Episode
Higher education at risk. DVD 44
Dvds Documentaries, Dust Wrapper, Risk Dvd, Dust Jacket, Dust Cover
This inspiring film documents how one young man, Micah Fialka-Feldman, with cognitive disabilities went to college, demonstrating fully inclusive education by and his desire for a life without boundaries. DVD 132
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In EDCP462 we watched this inspiring film that documents how one young man, Micah Fialka-Feldman, with cognitive disabilities went to college.
A closer look at for-profit colleges and universities and how the way they use money affects the education they provide. DVD 557
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Uncovering the truth about for-profit colleges and universities, this Frontline episode investigates the schools' powerful recruitment methods, convenient online curriculum, connections to Wall Street and astronomical revenues. Through interviews with former students, employees and education experts, this program questions whether such institutions of higher learning improve the lives of their graduates or simply saddle them with debt.
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An exploration of "the life and groundbreaking work of Edward R. Murrow, America’s most esteemed broadcast journalist.
Dvds Documentaries, Esteemed Broadcast, Broadcast Journalist, Murrow America
This is a hilarious and insightful documentary that tells the story of the bizarre California recall election. Documentary filmmaker Alex Cooke followed the campaign from the moment Arnold Schwarzenegger announced his candidacy through to his victory. 135 candidates took part in this extraordinary gubernatorial race, personally paid for by Republican Congressman Darrell Issa to eliminate Democratic Governor, Gray Davis. DVD 13
Dvds Documentaries, California Recall, Bizarre California, 135 Candidates, Alex Cooke, Documentary, Victory 135, Arnold Schwarzenegger
A biography of Emmett Louis Till, an African-American teenager who was murdered for whistling at a white women in Mississippi in 1955. Chronicles director Beauchamp’s decade-long effort to determine the true identities of Till’s killers. DVD 342
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"The Untold Story of Emmett Till" -- Such a beautiful young man! Who knows how his life would have changed the world around him. It will be difficult to watch this film a second time; but I believe it should be required viewing for everyone. We must never forget!
A documentary on the life and work of George Seldes, America’s most important press critic. The film includes archival footage and photographs, and provides a fresh perspective on 20th century history, while raising profound questions about America’s news media. DVD 375
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Examines the devastating conflict and Western political intrigue that laid the foundation for wars, coups, revolts, and military interventions in the Middle East. DVD 121
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Blood and Oil: The Middle East in World War I - War Doc (2006)
Blood and Oil: The Middle East in World War I
As a film maker living with a brain injury for the past twelve years, existing on both sides of the durra matter - often times simultaneously, I take the role as guide for the viewer into this foreign, often painful, and extraordinary land. DVD 277
Dvds Documentaries, Extraordinary Land, Times Simultaneously, Brain Injury, Dvd 277, Durra Matter, Maker Living, Film Maker
Traces Michael Moore’s 62-city tour of the swing states during the 2004 Presidential election ... Moore’s goal was to convince millions of non-voting ’slackers’ - mostly between the ages of 18-29 - to give voting a try. DVD 330
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Slacker Uprising DVD ~ Roseanne, http://www.amazon.com/dp/B001G43C1S/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_PR-Vpb0NJN4DA
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Tells the compelling stories of individuals who suffered from clinical depression, a medical illness, which affects more than 20 million Americans each year. Depression affects people of all backgrounds and walks of life, including many famous people throughout history. This film, broadcast on PBS stations nationally, profiles everyday people who experienced depression and tells their stories through their own words. DVD 266
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The PAin of Depression: A Jouney Through Darkness. -- Call # DVD-215
Tells the story of a former Orthodox priest who decides to turn his country estate into a monastery and the conflict that arises when the church dispatches a team, headed by a nun, to inspect the premises. DVD 426
Dvds Documentaries, Monastery Pernille, Orthodox Priest, Church Dispatches, Country Estate, Dvd 426, Film Log
01/28: The Monastery (Pernille Rose Gronkaer)
A documentary film that debunks the conventional wisdom that oil production will continue to climb, and instead stares bleakly at a planet facing economic meltdown and conflict over its most valuable resource. DVD 274
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Amazon.com: A Crude Awakening - The Oil Crash: Wade Adams, Abdul Samad Al-Awadi, Ray McCormack, Basil Gelpke, Reto Caduff: Movies & TV
A Crude Awakening - The Oil Crash DVD ~ Wade Adams, http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000PY52IG/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_Q0ASpb0HZRA9D
A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash (2007) - This film expertly interweaves new and archival footage with experts warning that our addiction to oil—unless we shift to alternatives—will destabilize the world politically and decimate it economically as oil reserves continue their inevitable decline #documentary #green #sustainability #rmogreen
A Crude Awakening - The Oil Crash, directed by Basil Gelpke and Raymond McCormack, co-directed by Reto Caduff. Available on DVD and streaming on Netflix.
This documentary film explores our dependency on oil and the world chaos that is sure to happen when the resource finally runs dry.
An unforgettable and shocking wake-up call, A CRUDE AWAKENING offers the rock-solid argument that the era of cheap oil is in the past. Relentless and clear-eyed, this intensively-researched film drills deep into the uncomfortable realities of a world that is both addicted to fossil fuels and blissfully unaware of the looming “peak oil” crisis.
Film review: A Crude Awakening: the Oil Crash (2008).
A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash - Rotten Tomatoes
The true stories of couples and singles, gay and straight, married or not, as they navigate the path to love, woven together in a humorous and poignant collective narrative that shows what everyone has in common. DVD 147
Dvds Documentaries, Poignant Collective, Dvd 147, Common Dvd, Collective Narrative, Couple, Singles Gay, True Stories, Straight Married
Kurt Schwitters is generally acknowledged as the twentieth century’s greatest master of collage. He found himself at the forefront of contemporary art and allied himself with the avant-garde, including various Dada groups. Throughout his turbulent life, Schwitters stood his ground with his non-elitist creation of Merz, which laid the groundwork for Pop Art and post-modernism. DVD 313
Dvds Documentaries, Dust Wrapper, Modernism Dvd, Dust Jacket, Dust Cover, Dvd 313
A frank and honest look at black identity in America. Uses incisive storytelling and commentary from prominent black intellectuals, including Angela Davis, Bell Hooks, and Cornel West. Meant to stir provocative debate and add reinforcement to a bold vision for a humanity that embraces all people. Explodes the myth that black America is monolithic. DVD 583
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Black Is..Black Ain't by Marlon Riggs I had the honor of meeting Mr. Riggs and telling him how much his films from Tongues Untied to Color Adjustments helped me form a fuller Black identity.
Black Is... Black Ain't - an unabashedly frank and honest- and at times humorous- look at black identity in America. A powerful and intelligent critique of racism, sexism, and homophobia, the film trains a bright spotlight on the exclusiveness and rigidity of the black institutions of family, church, and community. Incisive storytelling and commentary from prominent black intellectuals, including Angela Davis, bell hooks, and Cornel West.
Black is-- Black Ain't : a Personal Journey Through Black Identity [DVD]
Black Is… Black Ain’t. c. 2004. -- Call # DVD-217
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Global graffiti culture is where the love of art and ego clashes with law and order. This film explores the many manifestations of ’bombing’ - the act of committing artistic crime with spraypaint. DVD 500
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Bomb It (2008) 93min: this enlightening documentary studies the phenomenon of graffiti around the world. From the earliest scrawlings of antiquity to famous practitioners such as the Philadelphia-based Cornbread and New York City's Taki 183, to the modern "bombers" who continue to push legal and artistic envelopes, the film explores street art in its many incarnations. (New York City Documentary Movie)
"Bomb It" (dir. Jon Reiss, Documentary, 2007) --- Graffiti isn't simple vandalism; it's an artistic expression employed around the world. Filmmaker Jon Reiss travels five continents to reveal graffiti's history, cultural impact and social relevance. Noted artists share their stories, bringing this vital form of expression out of the shadows. It's on freeway overpasses, buildings and billboards. Now, see the real meaning of the world's graffiti.
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"One Family" is a documentary that follows a Vermont couple as they travel to Ethiopia to adopt their daughter Meskerem, who was living at an orphanage in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the Layla House. DVD 328
Dvds Documentaries, Dvd 328, House Dvd, Vermont Couple, Addis Ababa, Layla House, Daughter Meskerem
An examination of secrecy in the United States government, exploring the tensions between freedom of information and national security. DVD 356
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Synopsis: With homeland security and the war on terror becoming increasingly important issues, the U.S. government has grown more and more secretive, allegedly to protect the country and save lives. But is this culture of secrets at odds with democracy? This documentary examines both the pros and cons of government concealment by focusing on classified secrets and the arguments the government makes in the name of national security.Starring: Melissa Boyle Mahle Thomas Blanton
A transcendent global tour that explores the sights and sounds of the human condition like nothing you’ve ever seen or felt before. These are the wonders of a world without words, viewed through man and nature’s own prisms of symmetry and more. DVD 351
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Baraka is a documentary film with no narrative or voice-over. It explores themes via a kaleidoscopic compilation of natural events, life, human activities and technological phenomena shot in 24 countries on six continents over a 14-month period.
Easily my favorite film ever. Saw it on it's premier at the historic Senator Theater in Baltimore. Wonderful experience! Baraka (film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Baraka Baraka is a 1992 non-narrative documentary film directed by Ron Fricke. The title Baraka means blessing in a multitude of languages
Baraka, 1992 - documentary film by Ron Fricke [the world as it is, unbelievable]
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In 1968, in response to the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a third grade teacher, Ms. Jane Elliott, in all-white, all-Christian, Riceville, Iowa, involved her students in an exercise in discrimination based on eye-color. It was her attempt to help them to understand some of the reasons why Black people were taking to the streets and demanding equitable treatment with whites. DVD 758
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Jane Elliott's Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes Exercise
This is the unusual story of the rise and fall of Chuck Connelly, in the 1980s a major upcoming talent in the New York art scene along with Julian Schnabel and Jean-Michel Basquiat. Connelly ended up alienating every collector and gallery owner he worked with. This documentary follows the life of this painter who now sees his career fading. DVD 431
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Team 3D and Complexity are the top two professional counterstrike teams in the United States. They leave their girlfriends and travel the world to compete for thousands of dollars. Professional gaming has exploded in Europe and Asia, but the counterstrike community in the United States struggles to legitimize their "sport". DVD 349