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New Arrivals - Nonfiction Films on DVD

Check out the nonfiction films on DVD recently added to the library's collection.


Mexico & The Americas by Anthony Bourdain: A Cook's Tour
Amazon Says: Cooking and dining with Anthony Bourdain! Mexico and the Americas - 5 episodes Tony heads to a Oaxacan food market, where he tastes toasted grasshoppers, tripe soup and a loca more...
Amazon Says: Cooking and dining with Anthony Bourdain! Mexico and the Americas - 5 episodes Tony heads to a Oaxacan food market, where he tastes toasted grasshoppers, tripe soup and a local sausage which yields a flavorful red oil. Other episodes include Food Tastes Better with Sand Between your Toes (St. Martin) and A Mystical World, and How to be a Carioca (Brazil). The #1 food writer and television presenter in the world, Anthony Bourdain reinvented the food travel genre. In his groundbreaking first series, that originally aired on the Food Network, Bourdain travels around the world indulging his taste for local cuisine and eccentric characters. Join Tony as he feasts on sushi in Tokyo, enjoys authentic Mexican cuisine, and traverses the Australian Outback on a memorable food journey. You never know what heall say, who heall meet, or what theyall have for dinner. less...
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Amazon Says: Bringing a female perspective to the debate that's raging across the nation, A GIRL AND A GUN explores the intersection of 'girl power' and firepower. Filmed throughout the U. more...
Amazon Says: Bringing a female perspective to the debate that's raging across the nation, A GIRL AND A GUN explores the intersection of 'girl power' and firepower. Filmed throughout the U.S., the film delves deep into the American gun world to show the relationship between women and their guns. The classic Hollywood portrayals of pistol packin' mamas, tomboy sharp shooters, sexually twisted femme fatales, and high-heeled, cold-blooded assassins are caricatures. In truth, the typical woman who hangs out at rifle ranges and keeps ammo in her purse is the girl-next-door, the single mom, a hard working sister or aunt. Maybe she's a realist or has learned tough lessons from life; either way, she cares about her personal safety and may find salvation, comfort or even something satisfying in possessing a gun. In a word, she is empowered. Breaking through the stereotypes, A GIRL AND A GUN reveals how some women have embraced this object whose history is deeply bound to men and masculinity. Punctuated with archival footage and expert commentary to provide a rich historical and cultural context, the film presents a nuanced yet empowering perspective on a deadly serious issue. Packaged in a 100% Certified Green Forestry Practices DVD Wallet less...
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Amazon Says: Salsa your body slim with Denise Austin's sizzling Latin dance workout designed to torch calories, define your waist and sculpt lean, sexy muscle from head to toe. This exhila more...
Amazon Says: Salsa your body slim with Denise Austin's sizzling Latin dance workout designed to torch calories, define your waist and sculpt lean, sexy muscle from head to toe. This exhilarating, 30-minute dance party includes 4 mini-routines that are easy to follow so you can focus on the fat-burning fun instead of the fancy footwork. Accelerate your results with a bonus toningworkout that combines dumbbell moves with your favorite dance steps to reshape your entire body. So get movin'! Dance Workout (30 min): Loosen up with a mini-Mambo and sexy swivel walk, then rev things up to a red-hot rhythm and blast fat with sassy Samba, Mambo, Cha-Cha, and Salsa steps. With every hop, pop, shimmy, and shake you'll tone and trim lean and sculpted legs, buns and abs. Simmer down with sexy steps and soothing stretches. Bonus Toning Workout (10 min): Turn up the calorie-burning sizzle with full-body combo moves like Mambo steps with bicep curls and hip rockers with overhead presses to super sculpt your arms, back, legs, abs, and butt. Get double the results in half the time! less...
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Amazon Says: Held Hostage is the story of ordinary foreign workers who came face to face with Al Qaeda told through a compelling combination of first-person interviews with hostage surviv more...
Amazon Says: Held Hostage is the story of ordinary foreign workers who came face to face with Al Qaeda told through a compelling combination of first-person interviews with hostage survivors and their families, many speaking on camera for the first time, and dramatic reconstruction of key events during the tense four days that were punctuated with gun battles and dramatic tales of escape and human bravery in the most desperate of conditions. less...
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Amazon Says: Animals compete with everything theyve got to find and secure a mate. For many, the all-important bonds they share as a couple are what enable the next generation to survive. more...
Amazon Says: Animals compete with everything theyve got to find and secure a mate. For many, the all-important bonds they share as a couple are what enable the next generation to survive. But can we call these bonds love? In this look at the love life of animals, we see all the subtle, outrageous, romantic antics that go into finding a partner. These are love stories all right, as various and intriguing as the lovers themselves. less...
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Amazon Says: HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS! LAST CHANCE TO ACE THE CURRENT SAT TEST BEFORE IT IS REDESIGNED! Private Tutor SAT CRITICAL READING Prep Course is a dynamic new learning system formulate more...
Amazon Says: HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS! LAST CHANCE TO ACE THE CURRENT SAT TEST BEFORE IT IS REDESIGNED! Private Tutor SAT CRITICAL READING Prep Course is a dynamic new learning system formulated for total immersion of both visual and auditory learners. This complete course covers all aspects of the SAT Critical Reading sections including Vocabulary, Sentence Completions, Reading Comprehension techniques, and the various types of Passages. Students can achieve the results of private tutoring at a fraction of the cost. The personal one-to-one approach is the most effective method to prepare students for the SAT. Written and hosted by Amy Lucas, the two DVDs can be used alone or with the corresponding book. DVD 1: Basic Vocabulary and Sentence Completions Reading Comprehension Fundamentals Types of Passages and Reading Techniques Which Answer Choices to avoid… and which ones to pick Practice Drills with Answers and Explanations less...
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Amazon Says: On the streets of the Bronx in the summer of 1973, DJ Herc took the percussion breaks from an obscure album and extended them by playing them back to back. The song he used: ' more...
Amazon Says: On the streets of the Bronx in the summer of 1973, DJ Herc took the percussion breaks from an obscure album and extended them by playing them back to back. The song he used: ''Apache'' is considered the national anthem of hip-hop and is one of the most sampled tracks in the history of the genre used by artists from Will Smith to Missy Elliott to Amy Winehouse to Nas, Kanye West and Jay-Z. Narrated by Gene Simmons (Kiss). less...
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Amazon Says: No police institution in the world captures the public imagination in quite the same way as Scotland Yard. Today, the name is synonymous with Londons Metropolitan Police, one more...
Amazon Says: No police institution in the world captures the public imagination in quite the same way as Scotland Yard. Today, the name is synonymous with Londons Metropolitan Police, one of the oldest detective forces in the world. From the worlds most famous serial killer to the biggest jewelry heist in history, we reopen classified files to reveal how a century and more of crime detection has sown the seeds of modern-day policing. less...
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Amazon Says: Hudson Music presents a brand-new 2-disc DVD set with one of today s most popular drummers, Dream Theater s Mike Mangini. With The Grid, Mangini presents a complete system for more...
Amazon Says: Hudson Music presents a brand-new 2-disc DVD set with one of today s most popular drummers, Dream Theater s Mike Mangini. With The Grid, Mangini presents a complete system for expanding your skills as a creative player and improviser, focusing in on your own musical identity. This system is presented through performed examples and graphics, and is usable by drummers of all styles. Filmed in two different studios on two different drum kits, including Mike's signature Dream Theater setup during the recording of the band's latest album, this DVD can help you achieve goals such as: · increase your speed · develop better independence · learn to use ostinatos · expand your knowledge of styles · use polyrhythms · play in odd time signatures · develop a deeper understanding of the basics of rhythm · become a more creative player This package includes an extensive PDF eBook with over 50 transcribed examples as well as extensive text, definitions and diagrams of the Grid. There are also two bonus drum solos, including one filmed on tour with Dream Theater. less...
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