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Movies are checked out for one week - unlike music and books.

November list by Nanette Alderman
The B-Side
The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman's Portrait Photographyvirgil films, 2016, rated r

Portrait photographer Elsa Dorfman found her medium in 1980: the larger-than-life Polaroid Land 20x24 camera. For the next thirty-five years she captured the surfaces of those who visited her Massachusetts studio: families, Beat poets, rock stars, and Harvard notables.

Eclipse Over America
Eclipse Over Americapbs home video, 2017, rated tv-g

Join scientists and citizens alike as they observe the first total solar eclipse to traverse the US mainland in more than a generation. Discover the storied history of eclipse science and follow current, cutting-edge research into the solar corona.

Free to Rock
Free To Rockmvd visual, 2016, not rated

The social history of how western rock music spread like a virus across the Iron Curtain, becoming the symbol of freedom under the Soviet regime. And how it helped end the Cold War.

Gun Runners
Gun Runnersfilm movement, 2015, not rated

The unique story of two Kenyan warriors who decide to trade in their rifles for sneakers, so they can become competitive marathon runners.

In Pursuit of Silence
In Pursuit of Silencecinema guild, 2015, not rated

A meditative exploration of silence and the impact of noise on our lives. The film takes us on an immersive cinematic journey around the globe, from a traditional tea ceremony in Kyoto, to the streets of Mumbai, the loudest city on the planet, and inspires us to both experience silence and celebrate the wonders of our world.

Martin Luther
Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the Worldpbs home video, 2017, not rated

Portrays key moments in Martin Luther's story. The massive lightning storm that nearly killed him, the bleak self-punishment of his time in the monastery, the corruption that unleashed his anger, the theological breakthrough that reset Christian thought, his trial before the most powerful man in Europe, the staged kidnapping that helped him escape the death penalty, and his ongoing drive to reform the church.

Mind Massage
Mind Massagetmw media group, 2017, not rated

Yoga is the perfect way to improve overall health, de-stress, gain a better ability to focus, and find a truly enjoyable fitness routine. Designed for both the beginner and experienced practitioner this lesson is intended to give busy moms a chance to slow down and focus on a mind-body connection that they may otherwise neglect with the demands of day to day life.

The Settlers
The Settlersfilm movement, 2016, not rated

A comprehensive look at life as a settler in Israel's controversial West Bank settlements.

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin
The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupinoutcast films, 2017, not rated

Jennifer Kroot's documentary about the creator of Tales of the City moves nimbly between playful and poignant and laugh-out-loud funny. Maupin offers a disarmingly frank look at the journey that took him from the jungles of Vietnam to the bathhouses of '70s San Francisco to the front line of the American culture war.

The Weight of Honor
The Weight of Honorvirgil films, 2017, not rated

Filmed over five years, the film follows the lives of the caregivers of veterans who have been catastrophically wounded in America's longest war. Their lives are transformed overnight to twenty-four/seven caregivers tasked with caring for their war-wounded. The film reveals the family dynamic, their relationships before the wounds of war, and now, the uncertainties that lie ahead.