New DVD List: Bombshell, Dolores & More

Posted on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 by Dewey Decimal Diver

Here is a new DVD list highlighting various titles recently added to the library’s collection.

Bombshell dvd coverBombshell
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When Nazi U-Boats torpedo a ship carrying school children during World War II, Hollywood movie star Hedy Lamarr decides to exact revenge. At night, after shooting her scenes on set, she works on a secret radio system that will allow the Allies to torpedo Nazi U-Boats with deadly accuracy. The secret communication system she creates is groundbreaking and eventually changes the course of history.

Dolores dvd coverDolores
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Playing last year at Ragtag Cinema, this film is about activist Dolores Huerta. Tirelessly leading the fight for racial and labor justice, Huerta evolved into one of the most defiant feminists of the 20th century — and she continues the fight to this day, in her late 80s. With intimate and unprecedented access, the film reveals the raw, personal stakes involved in committing one’s life to social change.

For Ahkeem dvd coverFor Ahkeem
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After a school fight lands 17-year old Daje Shelton in a court-supervised alternative high school, she’s determined to turn things around and make a better future for herself in her rough St. Louis neighborhood. But focusing on school is tough as she loses multiple friends to gun violence, falls in love for the first time and becomes pregnant with a boy, Ahkeem, just as Ferguson erupts a few miles down the road.

Other notable releases:
Aida’s Secrets” – Website / Reviews

Bill Nye: Science Guy” – Website / Reviews
Boston” – Website / Reviews
Bugs” – Website / Reviews
Jane” – Website / Reviews
Killing For Love” – Website / Reviews
Mermaids” – Website / Reviews
Outlander” – Season 3Website / Reviews
The Pearl” – Website / Reviews
Shameless” – Season 8Website / Reviews
Strad Style” – Website / Reviews

The Sunshine Makers” – Website / Reviews
Survivors Guide to Prison” – Website / Reviews
Unforgotten” – Season 1Website / Reviews
Vice Principals” – Season 2Website / Reviews
What Lies Upstream” – Website / Reviews