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Educational Film Collection

January 2014
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Thurgood Marshall: Justice for All - Interviews with his sons and the men and women who worked alongside him put the life of the legendary jurist and civil rights activist in perspective. 


A.D.H.D. in Adults - Interviews with adults who suffer from the disorder and describes symptoms. Russell Barkley details his new theory of ADHD, which explains why these adults have difficulty making adjustments in their lives.


Race Against Prime Time - Documentary which explores how television news coverage of violent racial conflicts acts in complicated ways to exacerbate community and individual conflicts.

Nanook of the North - Presents a documentary on the life of an Eskimo family pitting their strength against a vast and inhospitable Arctic. Juxtaposes their struggle for survival against the elements with the warmth of the little family as they go about their daily affairs. 
Newly Acquired Films

3 Idiots 


Rascal. Joker. Dreamer. Genius. You've never met a college student quite like 'Rancho.' From the moment he arrives at India's most prestigious university, Rancho's outlandish schemes turn the campus ... 

The Amazing Mrs. Pritchard 


Ros Pritchard is a charming and honest woman who becomes Prime Minister. She wants to relocates Parliament to make it more accessible to the masses. She introduces "No cars Wednesday" to tackle ...

The Apu Trilology  


Pather Panchali: A poor Bengali family survives in a village but wider horizons tempt the father. The protection of family members' reputations, the relationship of the family group to an elderly 'aunt', ...
Aparajito: Follows the life of the poor Bengali country boy, Apu and his encounter with the school system in Benares and later with the intellectual life at the university in Calcutta.
The World of Apu: The shy young man, Apu, is drawn into marriage out of regard for friendship and Hindu custom. He quickly realizes his love for his wife. They are blissfully happy for a year, until she dies in childbirth, leaving him the desolate father of a child.
Bengali Dialogue



The son of a judge who abandoned his pregnant wife becomes a criminal. Years later, he appears before his father in court on a charge of murder.. Hindi Dialogue

Chandni Chowk to China   


Sidhu, a cook from Chandni Chowk, longs to escape his dreary existence. He sees his chance when two strangers from China claim him to be the reincarnation of a war hero ...  Hindi Dialogue   

Crazy Wisdom 


Explores the arrival of Tibetan Buddhism in America through the story of Chogyam Trungpa, who landed in the U.S. in 1970. Trungpa became renowned for translating ancient Buddhist concepts...

Double Flags  


Honoring his dying father's words, a man comes to the dusty desert village of Double Flag Town to claim his bride. Everyone looks down upon him because he looks inept and ignorant. ... Mandarin dialogue

Fatal Decision  


Mandarin dialogue.



A young man who survived a plane crash becomes more wildly alive and takes more risks when he discovers that the crash transformed him into a man without fear of death. Meanwhile, his wife struggles to find within him the man she married, and another survivor of the crash believes nothing and no one can heal her pain.


A group of freaks take revenge on a trapeze artist and her boyfriend after years of abuse. Filmed using real circus performers.


The story of a thirty-something couple whose decision to adopt a cat changes their perspective on life, literally altering the course of time and testing their faith in themselves and each other.



Chronicles the life of Gandhi beginning with his political activities in South Africa during the late 1890's and ending with his assassination at the hands of a Hindu extremist in 1948. Shows the development of his philosophy of non-violence as he leads the people of India to independence from the British.

I'm Still Here  


A raw, fictional "documentary" on Joaquin Phoenix's career transition from the acting world to a career as an aspiring rapper. Sometimes funny, sometimes shocking, and always riveting, the film ... 


This series contains extensive K-5 video footage featuring the beliefs and practices that unite classrooms at the Center for Inquiry in Columbia, SC. While the clips themselves are telling, ... 



A provocative social experiment-turned-documentary, Kumare follows American filmmaker Vikram Gandhi as he transforms himself into a wise Indian guru ... 

Lage Raho Munna Bhai  


A crime boss begins to have visions of Mahatma Gandhi. Hindi dialogue

Legend of the Black Scorpion  


Scheming royals and other officials seek to conquer empires and consolidate power to form a single omnipotent dynasty. Meanwhile, a legendary empress who has the fighting skills ... Mandarin dialogue


Justine and Michael celebrate their marriage at a sumptuous party in the home of Justine's sister Claire and brother-in-law John. Despite Claire's best efforts, the wedding is a fiasco with family tensions ...

Moguls & Movie Stars   


The American movie business started as peepshows and grew into a near-mythical art form that used an exciting new technology to create drama, laughter and adventure literally bigger than life. Here is the whole story -- the glamour and the sweat, the collaborations and the conflicts, the careers that skyrocketed and the dreams that crashed -- in the biggest production ever from Turner ...

Money for Nothing 


Economists, financial historians, investors and traders discuss the future of the Federal Reserve.

Never Let Me Go  


Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy are best friends who grow up together in the isolated boarding school called Hailsham, with a chilling secret. As children, Kathy is secretly in love with Tommy. ...

Nine for IX  


Branded / Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady -- The 99ers / Erin Leyden and Julie Foudy -- Venus Vs. / Ava DuVernay -- Pat XO / Lisa Lax and Nancy Stern Winters -- Let them wear towels / Annie Sundberg and Ricki Stern -- No limits / Alison Ellwood -- Swoopes / Hannah Storm -- The diplomat / Jennifer Arnold and Senain Kheshgi -- Runner / Shola Lynch -- bonus disc. Coach (a Nine for IX short) -- Abby head on

Om Shanti Om  


An aspiring actor of the 70's is murdered and reincarnated to the present time, where he must now discover who killed him and what happened to the love in his previous life. Bonus features include commentary; interviews; bloopers; poster; and more. Hindi dialogue   



Omkara is a gifted chieftain who heads a gang of outlaws, including the crafty Langda Tyagi and the dynamic Kesu amongst his chief cohorts. Langda's pride is slighted when Omi appoints Kesu .... Hindi dialogue

Pre- Code Hollywood Collection  


Six films made before the Production Code. In 1934, Hollywood was turned upside down by the enforcement of a strict "Production Code" that would change the way movies were made for the next 34 years. But during the "pre-Code" period ...

Remains of a River  


The story of two men who follow the Green and Colorado Rivers from source to sea. From the Wind River Mountains in Wyoming to the dry Mexican delta, they experience a river both wild ...

Songs from the Second Floor  


A Swedish dark comedy film, consisting of a series of disconnected vignettes that interrogate aspects of modern life. Swedish dialogue   

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