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Off the menu. Asian America

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Viewers will journey from Texas to New York and from Wisconsin to Hawaii using an obsession with food as a launching point to delve into a wealth of stories, traditions, and unexpected characters that help nourish this nation of immigrants.

Call Number: 394.120973 O32 DVD (Truax)

Heroin : Cape Cod, USA

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The film takes an unsparing look at the lives of several young people in their early 20s gripped by heroin addiction, living a seemingly endless existence of getting high while cycling through stages of rehab, recovery and relapse. The film also chronicles the impact of the crisis on the community of Cape Cod.

362.2930973 H559 DVD (Truax)

Welcome to Leith

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Welcome to Leith chronicles the attempted takeover of a small town in North Dakota by notorious white supremacist Craig Cobb. As his behavior becomes more threatening, tensions soar, and the residents desperately look for ways to expel their unwanted neighbor.

320.56 W442 DVD (Truax)

Rich Hill

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Rich Hill, Missouri (population 1,393) could be any of the countless small towns that blanket America's heartland. But to teenagers Andrew, Harley and Appachey, it's home. They are like millions of other boys coming of age the world over, but face unfortunate circumstances: an imprisoned mother, isolation, instability, and parental unemployment. Adolescence can be a day-to-day struggle just to survive.

362.77569 R498 DVD

Tough Guise 2

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The film argues that the ongoing epidemic of men's violence in America is rooted in our inability as a society to move beyond outmoded ideals of manhood. In a sweeping analysis that cuts across racial, ethnic, and class lines, Katz examines mass shootings, day-to-day gun violence, violence against women, bullying, gay-bashing, and American militarism against the backdrop of a culture that has normalized violent and regressive forms of masculinity in the face of challenges to traditional male power and authority.

Call Number: 305.31 T722E2 DVD (Truax)

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Song of Parkland

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“Song of Parkland.” Films Media Group, 2019, fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=102567&xtid=183509. Accessed 30 Apr. 2019.

One Nation Under Stress

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“One Nation Under Stress.” Films Media Group, 2019, fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=102567&xtid=185716. Accessed 30 Apr. 2019.

‘We’re A Segregated City’: Charlottesville Speaks Out A Year After Deadly Rally

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“‘We’Re A Segregated City’: Charlottesville Speaks Out A Year After Deadly Rally.” Films Media Group, 2018

The Climate and the Cross

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“The Climate and the Cross.” Films Media Group, 2018

Rock and a Hard Place

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Rock and a Hard Place. Films Media Group, 2017.

Class Divide

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Class Divide. Films Media Group, 2016.

 

Right Between Your Ears

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Right Between Your Ears. Films Media Group, 2016.

 

San Francisco 2.0

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San Francisco 2.0 . Films Media Group, 2015.

 

Ted Talks: Monica Lewinsky - The Price of Shame

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TEDTalks: Monica Lewinsky—The Price of Shame. Films Media Group, 2015.

 

Digital Side Effects

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Digital Side Effects: When Computers Think for Us. Films Media Group, 2015.

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