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New Arrivals - Non-fiction on DVD

Check out the non-fiction films on DVD recently added to the library's collection.


Amazon Says: On June 6, 1944, the Allies launched the biggest armada in history to invade the Normandy beaches and liberate Europe from the Nazis. Now, NOVA has exclusive access to the fir more...
Amazon Says: On June 6, 1944, the Allies launched the biggest armada in history to invade the Normandy beaches and liberate Europe from the Nazis. Now, NOVA has exclusive access to the first complete survey of the seabed bordering the legendary beachheads. D-Days Sunken Secrets unfolds an account of the tumultuous events and reveals how the Allies intricate planning and advanced technology was vital to the ambitious and risky military operation. less...
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Amazon Says: The Nazi death camp at Sobibor was created solely for the mass extermination of Jews. But on October 14, 1943 the inmates fought back, in the biggest and most successful priso more...
Amazon Says: The Nazi death camp at Sobibor was created solely for the mass extermination of Jews. But on October 14, 1943 the inmates fought back, in the biggest and most successful prison outbreak of the Second World War. Of the 600 inmates present on the day of the escape, 300 escaped. Around 50 survived the war and of that 50, only a handful are still alive. This is their last chance to reveal the true story of their escape. less...
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Amazon Says: In the hot and deadly summer of 1964, the nation could not turn away from Mississippi. Over 10 memorable weeks known as Freedom Summer, more than 700 student volunteers joined more...
Amazon Says: In the hot and deadly summer of 1964, the nation could not turn away from Mississippi. Over 10 memorable weeks known as Freedom Summer, more than 700 student volunteers joined with organizers and local African Americans in a historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in one of the nations most segregated states even in the face of intimidation, physical violence, and death. less...
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Amazon Says: Lebanon is a country located between the desert and the sea. Its rich soil and varied history have resulted in a world class cuisine. Planet Food is a true tas more...
Amazon Says: Lebanon is a country located between the desert and the sea. Its rich soil and varied history have resulted in a world class cuisine. Planet Food is a true taste of the exotic! Follow our travelers as they take you on a culinary journey exploring food cultures in some of the world s most delicious destinations, from the world s biggest fish market in Japan to the bustling food markets beneath the Acropolis. Get behind-the-scenes info, features, food festivals and tasty insider tips. For centuries, the ports of Lebanon dominated the trade routes between Europe, the Middle East, China and India. In this episode, our intrepid gastronaut Merilees Parker finds a world of heavily spiced lamb, cooling salads, deliciously strong wines from and sweet pastries filled with pistachios and honey. less...
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Amazon Says: Peter Brook is one of the world's most respected and revolutionary directors of contemporary theatre. To help his actors achieve extraordinary performances, he has a special e more...
Amazon Says: Peter Brook is one of the world's most respected and revolutionary directors of contemporary theatre. To help his actors achieve extraordinary performances, he has a special exercise, 'the Tightrope,' that evolved over decades of experimentation and practice into a process of transformation that revitalizes the theatrical experience for actor and audience alike. In this unique film, director Simon Brook - Peter's son - reveals how 'the Tightrope' works its dramatic alchemy. less...
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Amazon Says: In FORGET ME NOT, Leading documentary filmmaker David Sieveking (David Wants to Fly) portrays the domestic care of his mother Gretel, who, like millions of others, is sufferin more...
Amazon Says: In FORGET ME NOT, Leading documentary filmmaker David Sieveking (David Wants to Fly) portrays the domestic care of his mother Gretel, who, like millions of others, is suffering from Alzheimer s disease. In the film, Sieveking weaves an astonishingly candid, loving and revelatory chronicle of the changes his mothers Alzheimer s has on his family. Although dealing with his mother disease is painful, caring for her does offer him a chance to reconnect with his family and immerse himself in the secrets and passions of his parent s long and fascinating life. Some stories are heroic, while others have left a painful legacy in couples long marriage. Throughout, Sieveking s delicate handling of these revelations moves the focus of the story away from his mother's irreversible mental decline to that of a loving tribute to his mother as a human being with a remarkable life story. less...
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Amazon Says: On the surface, London is a buzzing, modern metropolisbut underneath lies a secret, hidden world. Secrets of Underground London uncovers 2000 years of subterranean history: a more...
Amazon Says: On the surface, London is a buzzing, modern metropolisbut underneath lies a secret, hidden world. Secrets of Underground London uncovers 2000 years of subterranean history: a world of ancient caves and perfectly preserved Roman remains; mysterious rivers and gruesome plague pits; impenetrable vaults and top-secret bunkers. Dig deep to unearth some of the most extraordinary stories of the darkest side of the city. less...
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Amazon Says: Director Errol Morris winner of the Academy Award, Best Documentary Feature for THE FOG OF WAR (2003) offers a mesmerizing portrait of Donald Rumsfeld, the larger-than-life fi more...
Amazon Says: Director Errol Morris winner of the Academy Award, Best Documentary Feature for THE FOG OF WAR (2003) offers a mesmerizing portrait of Donald Rumsfeld, the larger-than-life figure who served as United States Secretary of Defense and as the principal architect of the Iraq War. Love him or hate him, you cannot take your eyes off Rumsfeld in this unique kind of cat-and-mouse game of argument and counterargument, evasion and evidence. Morris takes us where few have ever been beyond the web of words into the unfamiliar terrain of Rumsfeld's mind. THE UNKNOWN KNOWN presents history from the inside out. It shows how the ideas, the fears, and the certainties of one man, written out on paper, transformed America, changed the course of history and led to war. less...
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