New DVD List: Korla & More

Posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 by Dewey Decimal Diver

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

Korla DVD coverKorla

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This documentary played locally at Ragtag Cinema and focuses on the story of John Roland Redd, an African American from Columbia, Missouri who migrated to Hollywood in 1939 and reinvented himself as a musician from India. The newly-named Korla Pandit found fame as an actor, spiritual guide and recording artist, and was later celebrated by a new generation of fans who crowned him the Godfather of Exotica music.

Newtown DVD CoverNewtown
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Filmed over the course of nearly three years, the filmmakers use unique access and never before heard testimonies to tell a story of the aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting of schoolchildren in American history on December 14, 2012. “Newtown” documents a traumatized community fractured by grief and driven toward a sense of purpose. A cast of characters interconnect to weave an intimate story of community resilience.

Victorian Slum House DVD coverVictorian Slum House
Season 1
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This show t akes viewers back to the British slums of the 1800s, where a group of modern-day families, couples and individuals recreate life in London’s East End as their forbearers once lived between 1860-1900. It’s an eye-opening experience for the participants as they each confront the harsh realities of the past.

Other notable releases:

The Age of Consequences” – Website / Reviews
Art Bastard” – Website / Reviews
By Sidney Lumet” – Website / Reviews
Chuck” – Season 1, Season 2, Season 3, Season 4, Season 5Website / Reviews
Desperate Housewives” – Season 1, Season 2, Season 3, Season 4, Season 5, Season 6, Season 7Website / Reviews
Divorce” – Season 1 – Website / Reviews
Doctor Who” – Season 10, Part 1 – Website / Reviews
Indian Summers” – Season 2Website / Reviews
Incorporated” – Season 1 – Website / Reviews
The Last Kingdom” – Season 2 – Website / Reviews
Marathon: The Patriots Day Bombing” – Website / Reviews
The Ruins of Lifta” –  Website / Reviews
Seed: The Untold Story” – Website / Reviews
Sleepy Hollow” – Season 1, Season 2, Season 3 – Website / Reviews
South Park” – Season 20 – Website / Reviews
Striking Out” – Season 1 – Website / Reviews
Suits” – Season 6Website / Reviews
Victorian Slum House” – Season 1 – Website / Reviews
We Are X” – Website / Reviews
Workaholics” – Season 7 – Website / Reviews
The Young Pope” – Season 1 – Website / Reviews 

Author: Dewey Decimal Diver

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