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January 20, 2018

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Books, Movies & Music : New Adult DVDs

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New DVDs for Adults

 

Hundreds of DVDs are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent DVDs for adults.

 

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ALL THESE SLEEPLESS NIGHTS (DVD)

ALL THESE SLEEPLESS NIGHTS (DVD)

After Kris breaks up with his long-time girlfriend, anything seems possible and Warsaw is his playground. Along with best friend Michal, handsome and wide-eyed, they roam the metropolis at night, floating from party to party, dancing until dawn in makeshift clubs and city squares. With only instinct and desire as their guides, big ideas intermingle with drugs and sex and one thing seamlessly gives way to another.


Format: DVD
Holds: 10 on 6 copies

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MACHINES (DVD)

MACHINES (DVD)

Marrying stunning visuals with social advocacy, Rahul Jain's debut documentary, winner of the Special Jury Award for Cinematography at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, takes audiences into the labyrinthine passages of an enormous textile factory in Gujarat, India. Jain's camera wanders freely between pulsating machines and bubbling vats of dye to create a moving portrait of the human laborers who toil away there for twelve hours a day to eke out a meager living for their families back home.


Format: DVD
Holds: 19 on 10 copies

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BLUE PLANET II (DVD)

BLUE PLANET II (DVD)

David Attenborough returns to the world's oceans in this sequel to the acclaimed documentary filming rare and unusual creatures of the deep, as well as documenting the problems our oceans face.


Format: DVD
Holds: 71 on 31 copies

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DOCTOR WHO SPECIAL TWICE UPON A TIME (DVD)

DOCTOR WHO SPECIAL TWICE UPON A TIME (DVD)

This Christmas, the Doctor comes face to face with, the Doctor! The epic finale to the Peter Capaldi era of Doctor Who is coming to DVD, Blu-ray, and Digital HD, featuring the return of Pearl Mackie and special guests Mark Gatiss and David Bradley, and introducing the Thirteenth Doctor, played by Jodie Whittaker. It promises to be an epic adventure fans won't want to miss!


Format: DVD
Holds: 36 on 18 copies

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QUEST (DVD)

QUEST (DVD)

It is the moving portrait of the Rainey family living in North Philadelphia. Beginning at the dawn of the Obama presidency, Christopher 'Quest' Rainey, and his wife, Christine'a 'Ma Quest' raise a family while nurturing a community of hip-hop artists in their home music studio. It's a safe space where all are welcome, but this creative sanctuary can't always shield them from the strife that grips their neighborhood.


Format: DVD
Holds: 37 on 12 copies

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THE WORK (DVD)

THE WORK (DVD)

Set inside a single room in Folsom Prison, it follows three men from outside as they participate in a four-day group therapy retreat with level-four convicts. Over the four days, each man in the room takes his turn at delving deep into his past. The raw and revealing process that the incarcerated men undertake exceeds the expectations of the free men, ripping them out of their comfort zones and forcing them to see themselves and the prisoners in unexpected ways.


Format: DVD
Holds: 29 on 8 copies

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Notes on Blindness

Notes on Blindness

Documents theologian John Hull's experience of going blind in 1983, when he began recording a diary on audiocassette.


Format: DVD
Holds: 29 on 8 copies

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Le ballon rouge: The red balloon

Le ballon rouge: The red balloon

Pascal is a young French boy who discovers a stray balloon on the streets of Paris that seems to have a mind of its own and begins to follow Pascal everywhere. The two become inseparable, yet the world's harsh realities finally interfere.


Format: DVD
Holds: 43 on 12 copies

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Better Things: The Complete First Season

Better Things: The Complete First Season

Follows Sam Fox, a single mom and working actor--with lots of love but no real filter--who also acts as a dad, referee, and sometimes even the police, raising her three daughters in Los Angeles. She also watches out for her mother, a British expat, who lives across the street. Sam's just trying to earn a living, navigate her daughters' lives, have fun with a friend or two and also--just maybe--squeeze in some private time once in a while.


Format: DVD
Holds: 149 on 18 copies

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DAY THE DINOSAURS DIED (DVD)

DAY THE DINOSAURS DIED (DVD)

Investigate how an asteroid vanquished the dinosaurs 66 million years ago. Join scientists as they drill into the impact crater and, for the first time, reconstruct the hell on earth that unfolded in the minutes, hours, and months after the impact.


Format: DVD
Holds: 22 on 8 copies

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