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1. Citizenfour [2014]

Video
2 videodiscs (114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; Dolby Digital. Digital: video file; DVD video.
With unprecedented access, this gripping behind-the-scenes chronicle follows award winning director Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald₂s remarkable encounters with whistle-blower Edward Snowden in a hotel room in Hong Kong, as he hands over classified documents that provide evidence of mass indiscriminate and illegal invasions of privacy by the NSA.
Media & Microtext Center
AMSTUD-160-01
Video
3 videodiscs (89 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (20 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm) Sound: digital; optical; dolby digital. Digital: video file; Blu-ray. video file; DVD video; region 1.
The film follows the blossoming love between a well-off suburban widow and her handsome and earthy younger gardener. After their romance prompts the scorn of her selfish children and snooty country club friends, she must decide whether to pursue her own happiness or carry on a lonely, hemmed-in existence for the sake of the approval of others.
Media & Microtext Center
AMSTUD-160-01
Video
2 videodiscs (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
It's the hottest day of the year in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. Tensions are growing, with the only local businesses being a Korean grocery and Sal's Pizzeria. Mookie is Sal's delivery boy. Radio Raheem has the letters of love and hate written on his hands. He is defiant and together with a motivated Buggin Out, push Sal and his sons to their breaking point. The cops intervene, using force and brutality to apprehend the large Radio Raheem. He is unwilling to succumb to the over-excessive brutality of the police and the racist views of Sal and his family. The overzealous police officers don't understand the repercussions of the violence they just unleashed. The neighbors band together to protest this extreme form of pure, toxic bigotry. Mob mentality takes over and the other local non-African American store owners become threatened. Tempers flare and rage is in the air.
Media & Microtext Center
COMPLIT-154A-01, AMSTUD-160-01, SOC-149-01, SOC-249-01, URBANST-112-01
Video
2 videodiscs (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
It's the hottest day of the year in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. Tensions are growing, with the only local businesses being a Korean grocery and Sal's Pizzeria. Mookie is Sal's delivery boy. Radio Raheem has the letters of love and hate written on his hands. He is defiant and together with a motivated Buggin Out, push Sal and his sons to their breaking point. The cops intervene, using force and brutality to apprehend the large Radio Raheem. He is unwilling to succumb to the over-excessive brutality of the police and the racist views of Sal and his family. The overzealous police officers don't understand the repercussions of the violence they just unleashed. The neighbors band together to protest this extreme form of pure, toxic bigotry. Mob mentality takes over and the other local non-African American store owners become threatened. Tempers flare and rage is in the air.
Media & Microtext Center
AMSTUD-160-01, COMPLIT-154A-01, SOC-149-01, SOC-249-01, URBANST-112-01
Video
2 videodiscs (ca. 240 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + program notes
"The hottest day of the year explodes onscreen in this vibrant look at a day in the life of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. A portrait of urban racial tensions sparked controversy while earning popular and critical praise, "--Container.
Media & Microtext Center
AMSTUD-160-01, COMPLIT-154A-01, SOC-149-01, SOC-249-01, URBANST-112-01