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RECENT LIBRARY VIDEO ACQUISITIONS by classification number-- November 2013


Classification numbers:

A - general
B - philosophy, psychology, religion
C - biography
D - history
E - history - United States
F - history - individual states, other North American countries
G - anthropology and geography
H - business and economics
J - political science
K - law
L - education
M - music
N - art
P - literature and film
Q - sciences
R - medicine
S - agriculture
T - engineering and technology
U - military science
V - naval science
W - medicine (NLM classification)
Z - library science

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BM
The return of Sarah's daughters [videorecording] / a PatchWorks production ; producer, director, writer, Marcia Jarmel.
[San Francisco, CA] : PatchWorks Films, 2004.
Three Jewish women, Myriam Klotz, Rus Burdman, and Marcia Jarmel, discuss their relationship to Judaism and the conflicts between assimilation and tradition, community and individualism
BM729.W6 R48 1997B.
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BQ
Tibet : beyond fear / Passion River Films ; producer, screenwriter, Michael Perlman.
[United States] : Passion River Films, 2013.
Highlights the remarkable courage of Ngawang, a Buddhist nun and Bagdro, a Buddhist monk who at thirteen and twenty years old led freedom demonstrations against Chinese repression in Tibet. Following a brutal military crackdown, they're arrested and endure horrific torture until a global movement culminates in their release. Through the power of a positive mind and inspired by the Dalai Lama, Bagdro and Ngawang find a way beyond fear and even forgive their former torturers
BQ7890 .T53 2013.
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DS
The 50 years war [videorecording] : Israel and the Arabs.
[Virginia] : PBS DVD Video ; Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video [distributor], c2000.
Begins with the 1947 U.N. decision to partition Palestine and charts the ensuing half-century of enmity, warfare, mediation and negotiations. Includes interviews and news clips of heads of state and other military and intelligence leaders. Episodes on the first disc cover Israel's struggle for statehood, including the victories against Arab armies in 1948 and 1967, and the history of the Palestinian Liberation Organization. The concluding program looks at the Yom Kippur War in 1973, the Camp David peace accord in 1978, the start of the Palestinian "Intifada" uprising in 1987, the Oslo agreement in 1993, and the current attempts to consolidate a shaky reconciliation
DS119.7 .A15 1998B.
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No place on Earth [videorecording] / Magnolia pictures ; produced by the History Channel ; producer, Janet Tobias ... [et al.] ; screenwriters, Janet Tobias, Paul Laikin ; directed by Janet Tobias.
Los Angeles, Calif. : Magnolia Home Entertainment, [2013].
In October 1942, Esther Stermer, the matriarch of a Jewish family in the Ukraine, leads her family underground to hide from the pursuing Nazis and stays nearly a year and a half. Their harrowing story of survival living in near total darkness in two cold, damp caves is one like no other ever told
DS135.U43 S7367 2013.
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DU
First Australians [videorecording] / Blackfella Films, SBS and Screen Australia present, in association with New South Wales Film and Television Office ... [et al.].
New York, NY : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2013.
Chronicles the history of Australia from the perspective of the Aboriginal People, including biographies of key individuals, archival images, academic commentary, and insights from indigenous people personally affected by the events depicted
DU123.4 .F572 2007B.
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E
Two spirits [videorecording] / a film by Lydia Nibley ; directed by Lydia Nibley ; produced by Russell Martin, Lydia Nibley ; a production of Say Yes Quickly ; a co-production of Riding the Tiger, Just Media ; written by Russell Martin, Lydia Nibley.
New York : Distributed by the Cinema Guild, c2009.
Examines the role of two-spirit people in the Navajo culture in the context of the story of a gay youth named Fred Martinez. Martinez was a ndleeh or a male-bodied person with a feminine essence, who was murdered in a hate crime at the age of sixteen. Discusses the traditional Native American perspective on gender and sexuality and the need for a balanced interrelationship between the feminine and masculine. Includes interviews with Martinez's mother, Pauline Mitchell
E99.N3 T96 2009B.
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Mystic voices [videorecording] : the story of the Pequot War / a Rhode Island PBS and American Public Television production ; produced, written & directed by Guy Perrotta & Charles Clemmons.
New York : Cinema Guild, c2005.
Tells the story of the Pequot War of 1637 which set the stage for domination of Native Peoples by Europeans in part through the Puritan's rhetoric about their victory. Historians and Native descendants examine the underlying causes and legacy of the war
E83.63 .M97 2004B.
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Nowa Cumig : the drum wiill never stop : [videorecording] : Dennis Banks and his movement / The Nowa Cumig Institute presents ; Marie-Michele Jasmin- Belisle, director and writer.
New York : Cinema Guild, 2011.
Explores the life of Nowa Cumig (Dennis Banks' Anishinabe name) as the singer, the grandfather, the walker, the environmentalist, the peace leader. Celegrates Banks and the men, women, and children who devoted their lives to protect indigenous culture, sacred sites, and life
E90.B36 N68 2011.
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Game of life [videorecording] : heart and soul of the Onondaga / produced and directed by Stu Lisson, Meg Lynch.
[Syracuse, N.Y.?] : Onondaga Nation and Syracuse University, c2012.
Traces the history of the game of lacrosse and its role in the life of the Onondaga people
E98.G2 G36 2012B.
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GE
Elemental / Goproject Films ; directed and produced by Gayatri Roshan, Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee ; written by Gayatri Roshan.
New York, N.Y. : Cinema Guild, [2013].
Delivers a portrait of modern environmental activism through the story of three eco-warriors: Eriel Deranger, a Northern Alberta-based Canadian indigenous activist opposing the Tar Sands and a proposed pipeline that would travel from Northern Canada to the Gulf of Mexico; Indian water conservationist Rajendra Singh, who goes on a 40-day pilgrimage down India's once pristine Ganges, now alarmingly polluted; and Australian inventor and entrepreneur Jay Harman, who struggles to find parties willing to invest millions on revolutionary turbine devices that he believes can slow global warming
GE55 .E546 2012B.
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Latin music USA [videorecording] / senior producer, Adriana Bosch ; executive producer, Elizabeth Deane ; a co-production of WGBH/Boston and the BBC.
[United States] : PBS Distribution, c2009.
Latin music USA highlights the great American music created by Latinos, and celebrates the Latin rhythms at the heart of jazz, rock, country, and rhythm and blues. It's a fresh take on American musical history, reaching across five decades to portray the rich mix of sounds created by Latinos and embraced by all
M1668.4 .L38 2009.
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Nos jours heureux [videorecording] / Quad prsente une coproduction Quad ... [et al.] ; avec la participation de TPS Star, M6 ; produit par NIcolas Duval-Adassovsky et Bruno Chiche ; crit et ralis par Eric Toledano, Olivier Nakache.
Montral : Alliance Atlantis Vivafilm, 2007.
Set at a children's vacation camp in 1992, takes a comic approach to problems with the place, the staff, the children, their rooms, travels, and belongings
PN1997.2 .N672 2006B.
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1776 (Motion picture : 1972). TITLE = 1776 [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures presents a Jack L. Warner production ; produced by Jack L. Warner ; screenplay by Peter Stone ; directed by Peter H. Hunt ; music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards ; based on a conception by Sherman Edwards.
Culver City, CA : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, c2002.
1776 is a musical celebration of the founding of The United States of America. The story centers around familiar historical characters as they organize a movement for independence from Mother England. All events lead up to that most significant date, July 4, 1776, when the Declaration of Independence was signed
PN1997 .A18 2002.
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O fantasma [videorecording] / Rosa Films presents a Joo Pedro Rodrigues film ; produced by Amndio Coroado ; directed by Joo Pedro Rodrigues.
Los Angeles, CA : Picture This! Home Video, c2003.
Brooding, lonely Sergio works by day as a trash collector, but by night he stalks the streets in search of random, anonymous sexual encounters. Sergio soon becomes obsessed with a leather-clad stranger and retreats further and further into his sexual fantasy life
PN1997 O2 2000B.
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Tea and sympathy (Motion picture). TITLE = Tea and sympathy [videorecording] / Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; screen play by Robert Anderson ; produced by Pandro S. Berman ; directed by Vincente Minnelli.
Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2011].
Drama about a teenaged boy at a New England boarding school who is wrongly accused of homosexuality. The wife of a housemaster offers the boy her understanding and love when she finds that he is deeply troubled about the accusations and questioning himself
PN1997 .T43 2011.
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Falling in love ... with Chris and Greg. Season 1 [videorecording] / a video by Chris Vargas & Greg Youmans.
[United States : LovingChrisandGreg's Channel, 2010.].
Falling in Love is a situation comedy about a gay odd couple, one liberal, one radical; one transgendered, one not. They don't have a whole lot in common, but somehow they manage
PN1992.77 .F23 2008B.
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Bon voyage [videorecording] / Milestone Film & Video ; un film Phnix, Londres ; mise en scne de Alfred Hitchcock. Aventure Malgache / un film Phnix, Londres ; mise en scne de Alfred Hitchcock.
[Harrington Park, NJ] : Produced and released by Milestone Film & Video ; [New York] : Exclusively distributed by Oscilloscope, c2011.
Two short films made by Hitchcock in 1944 at the request of the British government but when viewed by government officials thethe films were deemed inflammatory and withheld from distribution. The first, Bon voyage, is about an RAF pilot who has escaped from a POW camp and made his way back to London with the help of the French resistance. The second, Aventure Malgache, is set in Vichy-controlled Madagascar where the Resistance leader battles to keep his island free
PN1997 .B66 1944B.
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My son John [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures ; screenplay by Myles Connolly & Leo McCarey ; adaptation by John Lee Mahin ; produced & directed by Leo McCarey.
[United States] : Olive Films, [2012].
A drama about a conservative religious couple that suspects their oldest son to be a communist. The arrogant and intellectual young man, a worker in a federal agency, returns home from a long absence spouting pro-communism doctrine and deriding the beliefs of capitalism and religion. Things become very serious when an FBI agent shows up to tell the horrified parents that their son may be an enemy spy
PN1997 .M9 2012.
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In the fog [videorecording] / Strand Releasing and The Match Factory present ; a ma.ja.de fiction production ; produced by Heino Deckert ; written and directed by Sergei Loznitsa.
[United States] : Strand Releasing, 2013.
It is 1942 and the western edge of the USSR is under German occupation. In the region, local partisans are waging a brutal battle against their foreign enemies. Sushenya, an innocent rail worker, is arrested with a band of saboteurs when a train is derailed not far from his village. The German officer decides to set him free rather than hang him with the others, but rumors of Sushenya's treason spread quickly and partisans Burov and Voitik seek revenge
PN1997.2 .I584 2013.
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French masterworks [videorecording] : Russian migrs in Paris, 1923-1928 / a Flicker Alley digital edition from Film Preservation Associates ; under exclusive license from la Cinemathque franaise ; produced by David Shepard and Jeffery Masino.
Los Angeles, CA : Flicker Alley, 2013.
A collection of five French silent films restored by the Cinemathque franaise, originally released by Films Albatros between 1923 and 1928, with new music scores by Timothy Brock, Robert Israel, Neil Brand, Antonio Coppola and the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra
PN1997 .F74423 2013.
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Monsters University [videorecording].
[United States] : Disney, 2013.
When the competition between two mismatched monsters derails their dreams they realize they will have to work together to make things right
PN1997.2 .M665 2013B.
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La notte = The night / Dino de Laurentiis presenta ; soggetto e sceneggiatura, Michelangelo Antonioni, Ennio Flaiano, Tonino Guerra ; un film di coproduzione Nepi Film, Sofitedip, Silver Film ; prodotto da Emanuele Cassuto ; regia di Michelangelo Antonioni.
[United States] : The Criterion Collection, 2013.
During one evening, an author and his wife begin to explore their deteriorating marriage and the indifference that they feel towards their circle of friends
PN1997 .N677 1961B.
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Out in the dark / M7200 Productions presents with the support of Israel Film Fund and Channel 10, a Periscope production ; directed by Michael Mayer ; produced by Lihu Roter, Michael Mayer ; written by Yael Shafrir & Michael Mayer.
Philadelphia, PA : Breaking Glass Pictures, [2013].
Follows a border-crossing relationship between an Israeli lawyer and his ambitious Palestinian lover who is rejected by Arab society for his sexuality and by Israeli society for his nationality
PN1997.2 .O975 2013.
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As I lay dying [videorecording] / director, James Franco.
New York : Millennium Entertainment, [2013].
Based on the 1930 classic by Faulkner, comes the story of the death of Addie Bundren and her family's mission to honor her desire to be buried in the nearby town of Jefferson
PN1997.2 .A8 2013.
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The fugitive / Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; produced by Arnold Kopelson ; screenplay by Jeb Stuart and David Twohy ; directed by Andrew Davis.
[Burbank, CA] : Warner Bros. Entertainment, [2013]. IMPRINT = ?2013.
Dr. Richard Kimble's wife is murdered and he is the suspect, but they have it wrong. The real killer is actually a one-armed man and when Kimble escapes from custody the search for him is on
PN1997 .F84 2013.
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Parkland [videorecording] / Exclusive Media presents in association with The American Film Company and Millennium Entertainment a Playtone/Exclusive Media production ; produced by Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman, Bill Paxton, Nigel Sinclair, Matt Jackson ; written and directed by Peter Landesman.
[United States] : Millennium Entertainment, [2013].
November 22, 1963 is a day that changed the world forever when beloved American President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. Parkland is the true story behind that tragic day, told from the vantage point of individuals who are forced to make split-second decisions after this incomprehensible event that will change the world's landscape forever
PN1997.2 .P37 2013.
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The attack / producers, Jean Brehat, Rachid Bouchareb ; screenwriter, Joelle Touma, Ziad Doueiri ; directed by Ziad Doueiri.
[New York, NY] : Cohen Media Group, [2013].
Amin Jaafari is an Israeli Palestinian surgeon, fully assimilated into Tel Aviv society. He has a loving wife, an exemplary career, and many Jewish friends. But his picture-perfect life is turned upside down when a suicide bombing in a restaurant leaves nineteen dead, and the Israeli police inform him that his wife Sihem, who also died in the explosion, was responsible. Convinced of her innocence, Amin abandons the relative security of his adopted homeland and enters the Palestinian territories
PN1997.2 .A88 2013.
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The citizen / producers, Alan Noel Vega, Chris Wyatt, Sam Kadi ; screenwriter, Sam Kadi, Jazmen Darnell ; director, Sam Kadi.
[Thousand Oaks, CA] : Monterey Video, [2013].
Yearning to leave behind his life of misfortune in the Middle East, Ibrahim Jarrah wins the U.S Green Card Lottery for a chance to become an American citizen. Ibrahim lands in New York City the day before the September terrorist attacks. The events forever shape the struggles he faces on his journey to capture the American dream
PN1997.2 .C58 2013.
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City lights / Janus Films ; mk2 diffusion ; written and directed by Charles Chaplin ; assistant directors, Harry Crocker, Henry Bergman, Albert Austin ; [produced by Charles Chaplin].
[Irvington, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, c2013, 1931.
A tramp wins the love of a blind flower girl and attempts to obtain money from a millionaire to help her regain her sight
PN1997 C569 1931C.
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Mad men (Television program). Season 6. TITLE = Mad men. Season 6 [videorecording] / created by Matthew Weiner.
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, [2013].
Over the 13 episodes of the sixth season the ambiguous Dan Draper continues his unwise dalliances while also displaying sudden bursts of inspiration that allow his advertising agency to weather the increasing social and political upheavals of the late sixties
PN1992.77 .M33 2013B.
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Le barbier de Sville [videorecording]
[Paris] : SOPAT, 1999.
A Spanish count falls in love at first sight with a girl called Rosine. To ensure that she really loves him and not just his money, the Count disguises himself as a poor college student and attempts to woo her. His plans are foiled by Rosine's guardian Doctor Bartholo, who keeps her locked up in his house and intends to marry her himself. The Count's luck changes, however, after a chance reunion with an ex-servant of his, Figaro, who is currently working as a barber and therefore has access to the Doctor's home
PQ1956 .A632 1997B.
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Virgen de los sicarios (Motion picture).
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Video, [2002].
An older writer, Fernando, returns to his hometown, Medellin, Colombia. There he falls in love with 16-year-old assassin, Alexis. After Alexis is killed, Fernando hunts for his killer in the Medellin slums and falls in love with Wilmar, a boy who resembles Alexis
PQ8180.32.A4277 .V572 2001B.
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Taming of the shrew (Motion picture : 1967). TITLE = The taming of the shrew [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures presents a Burton-Zeffirelli Productions a Royal Films International/F.A.I. Production ; producers, Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Franco Zeffirelli ; screenplay writers, Paul Dehn, Susu Cecchi D'Amico, Franco Zeffirelli ; director, Franco Zeffirelli.
Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Video, [1999], c1967.
Petruchio is a poverty-stricken gentleman from Verona who journeys to Padua in search of a wealthy wife. There he meets Katharina, a self-willed shrew who leads Petruchio on a merry chase before he successfully circumvents her attempts to avoid marriage. After the honeymoon, Kate helps Petruchio win a wager that he has the most obedient wife. In reality, Kate has found a more effective way to dominate her mate
PR2832 .A23 1999.
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The uninvited / Universal ; a Paramount picture ; screen play by Dodie Smith and Frank Partos ; associate producer, Charles Brackett ; directed by Lewis Allen.
[United States] : Distributed by Criterion Collection.
A pair of siblings from London purchases a surprisingly affordable, lonely cliff-top house in Cornwall, only to discover that it actually carries a ghostly price, and soon they're caught up in a bizarre romantic triangle from beyond the grave. A tragic family past, a mysteriously locked room, cold chills, bumps in the night--this gothic Hollywood classic has it all
PR6025.A124 .U552 1944.
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The Vanishing American [videorecording] / [presented by] Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky ; a Paramount Picture ; directed by George B. Seitz ; screenplay, Ethel Doherty.
[S.l.] : Film Preservation Associates : Image Entertainment, 1999.
Indian warrior Nophate strives to maintain ancient and honorable customs among his people in the face of abuse and exploitation by whites in the early 20th century
PS3513.R6545 V362 1925.
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The wall / written and directed by Julian Roman Plsler ; produced by Coop99 Filmproduktion and Starhaus Filmproduktion.
[United States] : Distributed by Music Box Films.
A woman vacationing in the Austrian mountains discovers that she is separated from all human contact by an invisible barrier. With her loyal dog Lynx as her sole companion she undergoes an inward journey of growth and transcendence, governed solely by the laws of nature
PT2617.A425 W32 2012.
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Cosmos (Television program). TITLE = Cosmos [videorecording] : a personal voyage / [KCET and Carl Sagan Productions, Inc. ; in association with the British Broadcasting Corporation and Polytel International] ; Series director, Adrian Malone ; written by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan & Steve Soter ; Collector's edition executive producer, Ann Druyan.
Studio City, CA : Cosmos Studios, 2000.
Host Carl Sagan takes viewers to the edge of the universe aboard the spaceship of the imagination in this 13-part series. Through beautiful special effects, viewers witness quasars, exploding galaxies, star clusters, supernovas, and pulsars. Returning to the solar system, viewers enter an astonishing recreation of the Alexandrian Library, seat of learning on Earth 2000 years ago. NOTE = In episode 2, Dr. Carl Sagan's cosmic calendar makes the 15-billion year history of the universe understandable and frames the origin of the Earth and the evolution of life from microbes to humans. An understanding of how life developed on Earth enables imaginative speculations on what forms life might take elsewhere in the cosmos. Episode 3 includes a historical re-creation of the life of Johannes Kepler -- the last scientific astrologer, the first modern astronomer, and the author of the first science fiction novel. Kepler provided the insight into how the moon and the planets move in their orbits and ultimately how to journey to them. NOTE = Episode 4 features a descent through the hellish atmosphere of Venus to explore its broiling surface, serving as a warning for our world about the possible consequences of the increasing greenhouse effect. Then Dr. Sagan leads viewers on a tour of the Solar System to see how other heavenly bodies have suffered various cosmic catastrophes. Includes a 10-year update at the end of the episode. Episode 5 asks "Is there life on Mars?" Dr. Sagan takes viewers on a never-before-seen look at the red planet through the eyes of science fiction authors and then through the unblinking eyes of two Viking spacecrafts that have sent thousands of pictures of the stunning Martian landscape back to Earth since 1976. NOTE = Episode 6 shows the exhilaration of the 17th Century Dutch explorers who ventured in sailing ships halfway around our planet in their quest for wealth and knowledge and compares that to the excitement of Voyager's expeditions to Jupiter and Saturn. The newly acquired treasures of our present golden age of exploration are the focus of this episode. Episode 7 tells how humans once thought the stars were campfires in the sky and the Milky Way "The Backbone of the Night." In this fascinating segment, Dr. Carl Sagan takes viewers back to ancient Greece when the right answer to such a basic question as "What are the stars?" was first glimpsed. He visits the Brooklyn elementary school of his childhood where this same question is still being asked. NOTE = Episode 8 is a startling voyage to see how star patterns change over millions of years, followed by a journey to the planets of other stars, and a look at the possibility of time travel -- which takes viewers to Italy, where the young Albert Einstein first wondered what it would be like to ride on a beam of light. Episode 9 uses computer animation and amazing astronomical art to show how stars are born, live, die, and sometimes collapse to form neutron stars or black holes. Viewers then journey into the future to witness "the last perfect day on Earth," 5-billion years from now, after which the Sun will engulf our planet in the fires of its death throes. NOTE = In episode 10, Dr. Sagan leads viewers on awesome trips -- to a time when galaxies were beginning to form, to India to explore the infinite cycles of Hindu cosmology, and to show how humans of this century discovered the expanding universe and its origin in the Big Bang. He disappears down a black hole and reappears in New Mexico to show viewers an array of seventeen telescopes probing the furthest reaches of space. In episode 11, the brain is the focus as Dr. Sagan examines another of the intelligent creatures with whom we share the planet earth -- the whales. Viewers wind through the maze of the human brain to witness the architecture of thought. We see how genes, brains, and books store the information necessary for human survival. NOTE = Episode 12 posits whether there are alien intelligences, and whether we could communicate with them. And what about UFOs? The answers to these questions take viewers on a journey to Egypt to decode ancient hieroglyphics, to the largest radio telescope on Earth, and, in the spaceship of the imagination, to visit other civilizations in space. Dr. Sagan answers such questions as: "What is the lifespan of a planetary civilization?" "Will we one day hook up with a network of civilizations in the Milky Way Galaxy?" Through the use of startling special effects, episode 13 retraces our 15-billion year journey from the Big Bang to the present. The tragic story of the martyrdom of Hypatia, the woman scientist of ancient Alexandria, is told. This is the famous episode on nuclear war in which Dr. Sagan argues that our responsibility for survival is owed not just to ourselves, but also to the Cosmos, ancient and vast, from which we spring
QB44.2 .C683 1980B.
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Zongman and the cormorant's egg [videorecording] / Frdric Fougea ; a Borales production with the help of Canal+, UMT and Premiere ; written and directed by Frdric Fougea ; co-written by Zhu Xiao Ling ; executive producer, Frdric Fougea, Borales.
St. Louis, MO : Phoenix/BFA Films & Video : Phoenix Learning Group, c1993.
Zongman fishes on the Lijiang River with trained cormorants. When he wants a new bird he has to find a female to breed with his best bird, encourage them to mate, and raise the chick
QL85 .Z66 1993B.
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The legend of the otter man [videorecording] / written and directed by Jacques Malaterre ; co-written by Frdrick Fougea & Isabelle Roumguere ; produced by Frdrick Fougea ; a Borales production.
St. Louis, MO : Phoenix Learning Group, c1996.
The story of Bao, the last man to train otters to catch fish for humans, an old Vietnamese tradition. After raising a young otter he hopes to set her free, but finding a wild place where she'll be safe from humans is difficult
QL85 .L44 1996B.
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The monkey player [videorecording] / written and directed by Frdric Fougea ; produced by Frdric and Barthlmy Fougea ; a Borales production.
St. Louis, MO : Phoenix Learning Group, c1990.
Deva, a Gypsy, and his three monkeys travel through India producing comic shows in every village on their way to Kishkindh, the Kingdom of the Monkeys
QL85 .M65 1990B.
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The gatherers from the sky [videorecording] / written and directed by Gauthier Flauder ; co-written by Thierra Aguila & Frdric Fougea ; produced by Frdric Fougea ; a Borales production.
St. Louis, MO : Phoenix Learning Group, c1995.
Shows coconut pickers of the Minang people who live near Lake Maninjao in Sumatra, Indonesia, who have formed a partnership with the monkey, who climbs the tall coconut trees for them. Focuses on one picker and his life with his monkey
QL85 .G38 1995B.
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Gaston and the truffle hunters [videorecording] / written and directed by Yann Layma ; co-written by Frdric Fougea & Eric Brissaud ; produced by Frdric Fougea ; a Borales production.
St. Louis, MO : Phoenix Learning Group, c1995.
Shows the tradition of truffle hunting with pigs in France
QL85 .G37 1995B.
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The llamero and the boy with the white lama [videorecording] / written and directed by Philippe Molins ; co-written by Frdric Fougea ; produced by Frdric Fougea ; a Borales production.
St. Louis, MO : Phoenix Learning Group, c1995.
Shows the trek across the Salar de Uyuni, a Bolivian salt desert, by the Andean people who use llamas to carry salt to market
QL85 .L56 1995B.
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Lord of the eagles [videorecording] / written & directed by Frdric Fougea, Gilles Santantonio ; co-directed by Jrme Auffret ; produced by Frdric Fougea ; a Borales production.
St. Louis, MO : Phoenix Learning Group, c1991.
A man and his son live in the wild mountains of Kazakhstan, where he uses an eagle to hunt
QL85 .L67 1991B.
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The mountain sculptors [videorecording] / written and directed by Yann Layma in collaboration with Tao Ran ; co-written by Frdric Fougea & Lionel Steketee ; produced by Frdric Fougea ; a Borales production.
St. Louis, MO : Phoenix Learning Group, c1993.
In the Alao Mountains of Yunnan, a vast network of terraced rice paddies is expanded each year by the villagers and their water buffalo
QL85 .M653 1993B.
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The pelican of Ramzan the Red [videorecording] / written and directed by Jrme Ccil Auffret ; co-written by Frdric Fougea ; produced by Frdric Fougea ; a Borales production.
St. Louis, MO : Phoenix Learning Group, c1996.
Looks at the Mohana people, who live in boats on the Manchar Lake in the Indus Valley in Pakistan, and their custom of taming and collecting birds for their grace and beauty
QL85 .P43 1996B.
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The prince of slooghis [videorecording] / written and directed by Jrme-Ccil Auffret ; co-written by Frdric Fougea & Thierry Aguila ; produced by Frdric Fougea ; a Boreales production.
St. Louis, MO : Phoenix Learning Group, c1996.
The slooghi, considered a noble animal and a prized hunter in the Middle East, is at the center of this look at a shepherd and his dog in the Moroccan desert
QL85 .P75 1996B.
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The Tsaatan, the reindeer riders [videorecording] / written and directed by Jacques Malaterre ; co-written by Frdric Fougea ; producer, Frdric Fougea ; a Borales production.
St. Louis, MO : Phoenix Learning Group, c1994.
Shows the lives of the nomadic Tsaatan people of the Saian Mountains in Mongolia, who, dependent on reindeer herds, ride on reindeer, drink their milk, sell their antlers, and wear their hides
QL85 .T763 1994B.
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