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10 Questions for the Dalai Lama
Rick Ray, director.
Studio: Monterey Video.   Format: DVD/Closed Captioned.
UPC: 012233000122.  Daedalus Item Code: 68383
 
Why do the poor often seem happier than the rich? Must a society lose its traditions in order to move into the future? And how do you maintain a commitment to non-violence when faced with violence? A ... (Read More)
 
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Cesar Chavez
Michael Peña, America Ferrera, Rosario Dawson, John Malkovich & others. Diego Luna, director.
Studio: Lions Gate.   Format: cutout DVD Widescreen/Closed Captioned.
UPC: 031398198949.  Daedalus Item Code: 68527
 
Distressed by the plight of California's 50,000 Mexican farm workers—who suffered from racism, poor wages, and abuse—Cesar Chavez (Michael Peña) dreams of organizing them into a legitimate union, in ... (Read More)
 
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e.e. cummings: An American Original
The First Poetry Quartet. Marshall Jamison, director.
Studio: Monterey Video.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 012233131123.  Daedalus Item Code: 68387
 
A timeless and always intriguing poet, e.e. cummings took great liberties with typography and punctuation, resulting in works of tremendous individuality. Cummings's poems were undoubtedly meant to ... (Read More)
 
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Jackie Robinson
Jamie Foxx. Keith David, narrator. Ken Burns, Sarah Burns & David McMahon, directors.
Studio: PBS.   Format: 2 DVDs Widescreen.
UPC: 841887027557.  Daedalus Item Code: 69108
 
When Jackie Robinson became Major League Baseball's first African American player in 1947, he changed the game—and American race relations—forever. Ken Burns's 2016 PBS documentary pays tribute to ... (Read More)
 
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Jackie Robinson: My Story
Stephen Hill & others. Marino Amoruso, director.
Studio: Shout.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 826663139457.  Daedalus Item Code: 68466
 
(Best Picture Award Winner at the Long Island International Film Expo) From his contentious entry into Major League Baseball to his latter days as a civil rights spokesman, Jackie Robinson's ... (Read More)
 
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Jesus—His Life: Biography

Studio: A & E Entertainment.   Format: cutout DVD.
UPC: 733961719864.  Daedalus Item Code: 68534
 
Although Jesus of Galilee was arguably the best-known man in human history, many aspects of his life story are unknown. From his miraculous birth to his obscure middle years, and from his short-lived ... (Read More)
 
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Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work
Joan Rivers. Ricki Stern & Annie Sundberg, directors.
Studio: MPI Home Video.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 030306956091.  Daedalus Item Code: 68633
 
In following Joan Rivers for 14 months, this "immensely entertaining" (The New Yorker) 2010 documentary forms a composite portrait of the razor-sharp 75-year-old comedian. Shown here in ... (Read More)
 
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The King Speaks
Laurence Fox, narrator. David Barrie, director.
Studio: BFS Entertainment.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 066805310782.  Daedalus Item Code: 58420
 
Until recently—with the release of the Academy Award–winning film, The King's Speech—very few were privy to the true story of George VI. Known as "the reluctant King," he inherited the throne ... (Read More)
 
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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Tony Kgoroge, Riaad Moosa & others. Justin Chadwick, director.
Studio: E1 Entertainment.   Format: DVD Widescreen.
UPC: 774212998485.  Daedalus Item Code: 68099
 
Based on Nelson Mandela's 1995 autobiography, this 2013 drama stars Idris Elba in a "towering performance" (Variety) as the South African leader. From Mandela's youth to his time as an ... (Read More)
 
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Mel Brooks: Make a Noise
Mel Brooks, Matthew Broderick, Cloris Leachman, Carl Reiner, Joan Rivers, Tracey Ullman & others.
Studio: Shout.   Format: cutout DVD.
UPC: 826663140323.  Daedalus Item Code: 58706
 
After more than 60 years in show business, Mel Brooks has earned more major awards than any other living entertainer. This episode of American Masters journeys through the Brooklyn native's ... (Read More)
 
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Omnibus—American Profiles
Alistair Cooke, host. William Faulkner, Pearl S. Buck, Frank Lloyd Wright, James Thurber, Leonard Bernstein & others.
Studio: E1 Entertainment.   Format: 2 DVDs Full screen.
UPC: 741952695493.  Daedalus Item Code: 68108
 
One of TV's most distinguished series, Omnibus—hosted by the urbane Alistair Cooke—documented American social, political, and cultural concerns from 1952 to 1961, winning more than 65 awards ... (Read More)
 
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Ray Bradbury: An American Icon
Rod Steiger, narrator. Robert Duncan, director.
Studio: Monterey Video.   Format: DVD.
UPC: 012233366327.  Daedalus Item Code: 68404
 
Praised by the New York Times as "the writer most responsible for bringing modern science fiction into the literary mainstream," Ray Bradbury reflected his optimism about humankind in a vast ... (Read More)
 
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