Oak Brook Public Library - Adult DVD Nonfiction
DVD 327.127 CITIZENFOUR
With unprecedented access, this gripping behind-the-scenes chronicle follows award winning director Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald's remarkable encounters with whistle-blower Edward Snowden in a hotel room in Hong Kong, as he hands over classified documents that provide evidence of mass indiscriminate and illegal invasions of privacy by the NSA.
2018 **Academy Award** nominee for Best Documentary Feature, Syrian filmmaker Feras Fayyad’s breathtaking work – a searing example of boots-on-the-ground reportage – follows the efforts of the internationally recognized White Helmets; ordinary citizens who are the first to rush towards military strikes in the hope of saving lives. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize for World Cinema - Documentary at the **Sundance Film Festival**. Nominated for the...
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On the occasion of his father's funeral, Chandra returns to the village he left years earlier to join the Maoists, and finds himself revisiting frayed family relations and unspoken divisions among neighbors. Past traumas return and cause tensions to boil over.
No community along the Gulf Coast was hit harder by the 2010 British Petroleum oil disaster than Grand Isle, Louisiana, a blue-collar fishing village perched on a spit of sand 50 miles south of New Orleans. The beach community was right in the path of the disaster's toxic crude and deadly chemical dispersants. This island community has been forced to come to terms with the worst man-made ecological disaster in United States history. DVD also includes...
"Filmed over 211 shoot days in nine countries and five continents over four years, This Changes Everything is an epic attempt to re-imagine the vast challenge of climate change. Inspired by Naomi Klein's international non-fiction bestseller This Changes Everything, the film presents seven powerful portraits of communities on the front lines, from Montana's Powder River Basin to the Alberta Tar Sands, from the coast of South India to Beijing and beyond....