New DVD List: Fire at Sea, Twin Peaks & More

Posted on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by Dewey Decimal Diver

Image from Fire at Sea

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

Fire at Sea dvd coverFire at Sea
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An Academy Award nominee for Best Documentary Feature, this film takes place in Lampedusa, a remote Mediterranean island that has become a major entry point for refugees into Europe. There, we meet Samuele, a 12-year-old boy who lives simply, climbing rocks by the shore and playing with his slingshot. Nearby, we bear witness as thousands of people risk their lives to make the brutal crossing from Africa.

Twin Peaks DVD coverTwin Peaks: The Return
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One of the most groundbreaking and influential television series of all time, the new series picks up twenty-five years after the inhabitants of a quaint northwestern town were stunned when their homecoming queen Laura Palmer was shockingly murdered. The new Twin Peaks is written and produced by series creators and executive producers David Lynch and Mark Frost and is directed entirely by David Lynch.

California Typewriter DVD coverCalifornia Typewriter
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This film is a portrait of artists, writers and collectors who remain steadfastly loyal to the typewriter as a tool and muse, featuring Tom Hanks, John Mayer, David McCullough, Sam Shepard and others. It also movingly documents the struggles of California Typewriter, one of the last standing repair shops in America dedicated to keeping the aging machines clicking. A meditation on the changing dynamic between humans and machines.

Other notable releases:
Abortion: Stories Women Tell” – Website / Reviews
The B-side” – Website / Reviews
Citizen Jane: Battle for the City” – Website / Reviews

Doc Martin” – Season 8Website / Reviews
Everybody Knows… Elizabeth Murray” – Website / Reviews

Fargo” – Season 3Website / Reviews
Festival” – Website / Reviews
Game of Thrones” – Season 7Website / Reviews
Gilbert” – Website / Reviews
In Pursuit of Silence” – Website / Reviews

The Strain” – Season 4Website / Reviews
Swim Team” – Website / Reviews
The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin” – Website / Reviews