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1 videodisc (approximately 159 min.) : sound, color and black & white ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; stereo. Video: NTSC. Digital: video file; DVD video; region 1.
  • Episode 1. Awakening. Introduction ; The seeds of liberty ; The architects of 1916 ; Necessary circumstances ; The time has come (53 min.)
  • Episode 2. Insurrection. Introduction ; That feeling in the air ; No turning back ; Massive and resolute ; Dreams in ruins (53 min.)
  • Episode 3. When myth and history rhyme. Introduction ; No mood for mercy ; Rebellion and war ; Fight for the republic ; From troubles to peace (53 min.).
On Easter Monday 1916, a small group of Irish rebels took on the might of the British Empire. Although defeated militarily, the men and women of the Easter Rising would soon win a moral victory, with their actions leading to the creation of an independent Irish State and contributing to the eventual disintegration of the British Empire. They have inspired countless freedom struggles throughout the world.
Awakening: An introduction to the main characters and the main players of Easter Week on all sides, the political and cultural currents playing out in Ireland, Europe, and the world, up to the cusp of Easter week itself.
Insurrection: Examines the events of Easter Week 1916 on a day-to-day basis through the use of graphics and contributions from military historians and archival material of the voices of participants: rebels, British soldiers, and civilian witnesses.
When Myth and History Rhyme: Deals with the surrender and subsequent executions of the leaders of the Irish Rebellion and the fundamental changes arising from these events including an analysis of the legacy of the 1916 Irish Rebellion.
Media & Microtext Center
Video
1 USB flash drive (50; 55; 59 min.) : sound, color ; 5 cm, 1 volume (22 unnumbered pages) : illustrations ; 17 cm Sound: digital. Digital: video file; MP4.
  • Part 1. Prom no mājām : dokumentālās liecības mācību filmā sakārtoja Andris Feldmanis = Away from home : selection of documentary testimonials Andris Feldmanis.
  • part 2. Nometinājuma : dokumentālās liecības filmā sakārtoja Andris Feldmanis = Forced resettlement : selection of documentary testimonials Andris Feldmanis
  • part 3. Mājupcel̦š : dokumentālās liecības filmā sakārtoja Leide Neimane = Homewards : selection of documentary testimonials arrenged by Lelde Neimane.
The films collected documentary evidence, memoirs and the eyewitness testimonies about the deportations of Latvians. 13,248 families, a total of 42,125 people were departered from Latvia on March 25th, 1949. This was the largest deportation of the population in Latvian history.
Green Library, Media & Microtext Center

3. All the way [2016]

Video
1 videodisc (approximately 132 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; surround; stereo; DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1; DTS Digital surround 5.1; DTS Digital surround 2.0. Digital: video file; Blu-Ray; 1080p High Definition; region A.
The formidable challenges faced by President Lyndon Johnson in his tumultuous first year in office; from his accidental ascension to the presidency in November 1963, to his relentless fight to win passage of the Civil Rights Bill with the election of 1964 looming.
Media & Microtext Center
Video
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; stereo. Video: PAL. Digital: video file; DVD video; all regions.
Based on a true story, two Spanish university students imprisoned for anti-Franco graffiti in 1947 are helped to freedom in France by two North American women.
Media & Microtext Center
Video
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; stereo. Digital: video file; DVD video; region 1.
The first feature-length documentary to explore the Black Panther Party, its significance to the broader American culture, its cultural and political awakening for black people, and the painful lessons wrought when a movement derails.
Media & Microtext Center
Video
3 videodiscs (ca. 555 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; Dolby Digital 2.0. Projection: widescreen; 24 fps. Video: NTSC. Digital: video file; DVD video; Region 1.
The beloved nurses and nuns of Nonnatus House return to warm your heart as they care for the poorest women in London's East End. Life never stands still as the midwives face surprise pregnancy, disease, blossoming romance and missing friends.
Media & Microtext Center

7. Carrington [2016]

Video
1 videodisc (123 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; stereo. DTS-HD Master Audio. Digital: video file. Blu-ray; region A.
Story of the relationship between painter Dora Carrington and author Lytton Strachey in a World War One England countryside. Although platonic due to Strachey's homosexuality, the relationship was nevertheless a complicated one.
Media & Microtext Center

8. Carrington [2016]

Video
1 videodisc (123 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; stereo. Digital: video file; DVD video.
Story of the relationship between painter Dora Carrington and author Lytton Strachey in a World War One England countryside. Although platonic due to Strachey's homosexuality, the relationship was nevertheless a complicated one.
Media & Microtext Center
Video
4 videodiscs (240 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 program index (17 pages ; 27 cm) + 1 color poster/viewing guide (82 x 54 cm folded to 27 x 21 cm) + 1 teaching and resource guide (48 pages ; 27 cm) Sound: digital; optical. Video: NTSC. Digital: video file; DVD video; all regions.
  • Episode 1. Quest for a homeland / produced by Hector Galan and Mylene Moreno ; edited by Brian Beasley
  • Episode 2. The struggle in the fields / produced by Sylvia Morales ; edited by Joan Zapata
  • Episode 3. Taking back the schools / produced by Susan Racho ; edited by Crager Couger
  • Episode 4. Fighting for political power / produced by Robert S. Cozens ; edited by Brian Beasley.
A four-part television series documentary. It premiered nationally on PBS in April 1996. The program consists of four one-hour episodes. Episode 1 examines the events at Tierra Amarilla, New Mexico, that sparked a national movement for social justice. It focuses on the 1967 struggle by Mexican Americans to regain ownership of New Mexico lands guaranteed them by the 1848 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo and then visits the landmark Denver Youth Conference in 1969. The episode concludes with the Chicano Moratorium March against the Vietnam War, held in East Los Angeles in 1970 ... an event that turned into a tragic riot resulting in the death of renowned journalist Ruben Salazar. Episode 2 examines the efforts of farmworkers to form a national labor union under the leadership of César Chávez. Episode 3 documents the Mexican-American struggle to reform an educational system that failed to properly educate Chicano students. Episode 4 focuses on the emergence in Texas of Mexican-American political power and the creation of a third political party, La Raza Unida (National United Peoples Party or United Race Party).
Media & Microtext Center

10. Cruisin' J-town [1976]

Video
1 videodisc (30 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical. Video: NTSC. Digital: video file; DVD video; all regions.
Through this profile of the jazz fusion band "Hiroshima, " Cruisin' J-Town traces the roots of Asian American music.
Media & Microtext Center
Video
4 videodiscs (583 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (71 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 18 cm)
  • Disc one (290 min.). Dekalog: One ; Dekalog: Two ; Dekalog: Three ; Dekalog: Four ; Dekalog: Five
  • Disc two (294 min.). Dekalog: Six ; Dekalog: Seven ; Dekalog: Eight ; Dekalog: Nine ; Dekalog: Ten
  • Disc three (171 min.). A short film about killing ; A short film about love
  • Disc four. Supplements.
A series of ten made-for-television films with themes drawn from the Ten Commandments, presenting the intertwined lives of the residents of a housing complex in late-Communist Poland.
Media & Microtext Center
Video
4 videodiscs (approximately 12 hours) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; stereo; Dolby Digital 2.0. Projection: widescreen; 24 fps. Video: NTSC. Digital: video file; DVD video; Region 1.
  • Disc 1. Part one ; Part two ; Part three
  • Disc 2. Part four ; Part five ; Part six ; Part seven
  • Disc 3. Part eight ; Part nine (The Finale).
  • Disc 4. Grantchester. Season 1, Episode 1
  • Poldark. Season 1, Episode 1
  • Indian Summers. Season 1, Episode 1.
The year is 1925. Momentous changes threaten the great house, its owners, and its servants, while past scandals continue to loom. Return to the sumptuous setting of Downton Abbey for the sixth and final season to discover what will finally become of the Crawley family, and the servants who work for them, as they face new challenges and begin forging different paths in a rapidly changing world. Secrets and rifts threaten the unity of the family, while those below stairs continue to navigate social changes which put their futures in jeopardy.
Media & Microtext Center
Video
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; surround; Dolby Digital 5.1. Video: NTSC. Digital: video file; DVD video.
Freshly rejected by Hollywood and under increasing pressure to return to Stalinist Russia, Soviet filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein travels to Mexico to shoot a new film about the ties between sex and death.
Media & Microtext Center
Video
1 videodisc (57 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical. Video: NTSC. Digital: video file; DVD video; region 0.
The Cuban Wives reveals the compelling and tragic story of the five Cuban intelligence agents who were arrested in the United States in 1998. Their crime: an attempt to protect their country from the terrorist attacks of paramilitary organizations operating from Miami.
Media & Microtext Center
Video
1 videodisc (82 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 bonus videodisc Sound: digital; optical. Digital: video file; DVD video; all regions.
  • [Disc 1]: Documentary feature (82 min.) ; [Disc 2]: Additional interviews: Yvonne Rainer
  • Simone Forti
  • Steve Paxton
  • Carolee Schneemann
  • Lucinda Childs
  • Valda Setterfield
  • Douglas Crimp
  • Carrie Lambert-Beatty
  • Spiraling Down [entire performance of piece by Yvonne Rainer performed at REDCAT, Los Angeles, CA, June 26, 2009] (30 min.)
"[This film] tells the riveting story of one of America's most important artists. In 1962, as a founding member of Judson Dance Theater, Rainer, revolutionized modern dance by introducing everyday movements like walking and running into the dance lexicon. Abandoning choreography in the '70s, Rainer introduced narrative techniques into American avant-garde film, turning that genre on its head, too. [W]e follow Rainer, returned to choreography, as she continues to create vibrant, courageous, unpredictable dances that invite audiences to question basic assumptions about art and performance"-- Container.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Media & Microtext Center
Video
1 videodisc (63 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 discussion guide (26 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm) Sound: digital; optical. Video: NTSC. Digital: video file; DVD video; all regions.
Shows the work of Ella Baker, a little-known organizer in the civil rights movement of the past fifty years. She served in the NAACP, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, often when women were not always given equal status within these organizations. Documents the struggle of Black people for justice and equality.
Media & Microtext Center
Video
1 videodisc (56 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical. Video: NTSC. Digital: video file; DVD video; all regions.
Interview with writer Isabel Allende, niece of Salvador Allende.
Media & Microtext Center
Video
1 videodisc (87 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical. Video: NTSC. Digital: video file; DVD video; all regions.
Opening with the funeral of James Baldwin, this film traces the life history and accomplishments of this great black writer. Includes interviews with friends and colleagues, including Maya Angelou, Amin Baraka, his brother David, and his mother Berdis.
Media & Microtext Center

19. Last day of freedom [2016]

Video
1 videodisc (32 min.) : digital, stereo, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; stereo; Dolby. Video: NTSC. Digital: video file; DVD video; all regions.
On a foggy night just before Christmas 1980 Manny Babbitt was walking home along a Sacremento street. When he paused at an intersection, he saw the headlights of card coming down a hill. They looked to him like the lights on an enemy aircraft in the Khe Sanh...Babbitt, his lawyers said, ran for cover into Leah Schendel's house and then beat her when she paniced. Mrs. Schendel's cause of death was determined to be heart failure caused by the stress related to the break in and beating.
Media & Microtext Center
Video
3 videodiscs (approximately 450 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; stereo; Dolby Digital 2.0. Projection: widescreen; 24 fps. Video: NTSC. Digital: video file; DVD video; Region 1.
After nearly 20 years of setting trends and pushing traditions, Selfridge's is still going strong as the triumph of London₂s Oxford Street. But Harry's potentially dangerous appetite for entertainment and women, while always a problem, has reached its peak. Now, he struggles to keep the reins of the store he loves, in the face of old troubles, new opportunities, and unsettled scores.
Media & Microtext Center