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

February list by Nanette Alderman
After Stonehenge
After Stonehengepbs home video, 2016, rated tv-pg

Archaeologists have long believed that while the Egyptians were building pyramids 3,000 years ago, nothing was happening in Western Europe - but a new discovery shows something far different. Five years ago, the remains of an incredible, ancient site began to emerge from a quarry in eastern England. Due to its delicate nature, experts have largely been working in secret, until now.

America by the Numbers
America by the Numbers: The New DecidersPBS home video, 2016, rated tv-pg

The New Deciders presents surprising numbers and the gripping real-life stories behind population change, demonstrating how demography becomes destiny for politics in the 2016 election and beyond.

Confronting ISIS
Confronting ISISpbs home video, 2016, not rated

Investigating the US-led efforts to degrade and destroy ISIS. Reporting from Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Jordan, and Turkey, the film examines the successes, failures, and challenges of the fight, as ISIS loses ground in the region but strikes out abroad.

Countingcinema guild, 2016, not rated

Fifteen linked chapters conjoin city symphony, diary film, and personal/political essay to build a vivid portrait of con temporary life. Shot in locations including Russia, Istanbul, and New York City, subjects range from naturally occurring Moscow street theater to NSA spying to the dismantling of Brooklyn landmarks.

Egypt's Treasure Guardians
Egypt's Treasure Guardianspbs home video, 2017, rated tv-g

Egypt is home to many of the most famous archaeological treasures on Earth. But over the last five years, Egypt has suffered a tumultuous revolution and tourist numbers have plummeted. The program follows a select cast of individuals determined to bring Egypt back from the brink. They want to discover more of Egypt's history, keep its heritage safe, and get tourists to visit the country again.

Go Far
Go Far: The Christopher Rush Storypassion river films, 2015, not rated

Chronicles the inspirational life of Christopher Rush, a quadriplegic and national MDA poster child, who lived with muscular dystrophy from birth to death at age 30, well beyond his predicted two years of life.

The Grand Rescue
The Grand Rescuewe aspired productions, 2016, not rated

A documentary film recounting the legendary 1967 rescue on the North Face of the Grand Teton by Park Service rangers.

Hitchcock Truffaut
Hitchcock Truffaut
universal studios home entertainment, 2015, rated pg-13

In 1962 Hitchcock and Truffaut locked themselves away in Hollywood for a week to excavate the secrets behind the mise-en-scène in cinema. Based on the original recordings of this meeting, used to produce the mythical book, Hitchcock/Truffaut-this film illustrates the greatest cinema lesson of all time and plummets us into the world of the creator of Psycho, The Birds, and Vertigo. Hitchcock's incredibly modern art is elucidated and explained by today's leading filmmakers.

Is Sugar the New Fat?
Is Sugar the New Fat?dreamscape media, 2017, not rated

Who doesn't like sugar in some way, shape, or form? But diabetes and obesity are sweeping this nation like a wrecking ball. What happens when you discover sugar is addictive and added to far more food than anything?

Just Eat It
Just Eat It. A Food Waste Storybullfrog films, 2015, not rated

Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of food waste from farms through retail, all the way back to their own fridge. After catching a glimpse of the billions of dollars of good food that is tossed each year in North America, they pledge to quit grocery shopping cold turkey and survive only on foods that would otherwise be thrown away.

Mindfulness: Be Happy Now
Mindfulness: Be Happy Nowkino lorber, 2015, not rated

From Oprah to Phil Jackson to Anderson Cooper, mindfulness has been embraced by some of the world's most successful people. This documentary shows you how to embrace mindfulness in your own life.

Off the Rails
Off the Railspassion river films, 2016, not rated

The remarkable true story of Darius McCollum, a man with Asperger's syndrome whose overwhelming love of transit has landed him in jail 32 times for impersonating New York City bus drivers and subway conductors and driving their routes. Over three decades, Darius commandeered hundreds of trains and buses, staying en route and on schedule, without ever getting paid. He attended transit worker union meetings, lobbying for better pay and working conditions.

Of Miracles and Men
Of Miracles and Menteam marketing, 2016, not rated

The story of one of the greatest upsets in sports history has been told. Or has it? On a Friday evening in Lake Placid, a plucky band of American collegians stunned the vaunted Soviet national team, 4-3 in the medal round of the 1980 Winter Olympic hockey competition. But there was another, unchronicled side to the 'Miracle On Ice.' The so-called bad guys from America's ideological adversary were in reality good men and outstanding players.

Rush: Time Stand Still
Rush: Time Stand Stillrounder, 2016, not rated

An intimate view of a historic moment from the perspective of the band, their fans, crew, and management. Features interviews with the band throughout their sold-out 2015 40th Anniversary tour that shows rarely seen backstage footage capturing the final moments of life on the road.

The Story of Cats
The Story of Catspbs home video, 2016, rated tv-g

Cats are among the most feared and revered creatures on the planet. Their power, strength, and enigmatic nature have fascinated us for centuries. They've dominated human culture since the dawn of civilization.

The Story of God
The Story of God with Morgan Freeman.
Season One
20th century fox home entertainment, 2016, not rated

The power of religion touches all of our lives, no matter what our faith is. This is Morgan Freeman's journey to discover how our beliefs connect us all. The quest of our generation. This is The Story of God.

A Subprime Education
A Subprime Educaitonpbs home video, 2016, not rated

Examining allegations of fraud and predatory behavior in the troubled for-profit college industry.

Terror in Europe
Terror in Europepbs home video, 2016, rated tv-ma

Inside Europe's fight against the rise of Islamist terrorism. As Europe reels from a terror onslaught, top counter-terror officials describe their struggle to contain the unprecedented threat revealed by attacks in France and Belgium.

To Joey, With Love
To Joey, With Loveanchor bay, 2016, not rated

The amazing story of Joey and Rory Feek. Intimately filmed by the couple over a course of two and a half years. This documentary follows this beautiful couple through the birth of their daughter, and even shows Joey's struggle and ultimate surrender to cancer. 

USO: For the Troops
USO: For the Troopspbs home video, 2017, rated tv-pg

For 75 years, the United Service Organizations (USO) has lifted the spirits of American soldiers and has kept service personnel connected to their families and country while abroad. USO: For the Troops conveys the fast pace and complex logistics of a modern USO tour, and underlines the importance of the organization not just for service people, but for America as a whole.