New DVD List: Chernobyl, Maiden, Luce, & More – Daniel Boone Regional Library

New DVD List: Chernobyl, Maiden, Luce, & More

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

Chernobyl dvd coverChernobyl
Miniseries
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This is a five-part miniseries co-production from HBO and Sky that dramatizes the story of the 1986 nuclear accident, one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history. The series tells the story of the brave men and women who made incredible sacrifices to save Europe from unimaginable disaster, all the while battling a culture of disinformation.

Maiden dvd coverMaiden
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Playing earlier this year at Ragtag Cinema, this documentary is the story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World in 1989. Although blessed with tremendous self-belief Tracy was also beset by crippling doubts and was only able to make it through with the support of her remarkable crew.

Luce dvd coverLuce
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This smart psychological thriller adapted from JC Lee’s acclaimed play was shown earlier this year at Ragtag Cinema. An all-star high school athlete and accomplished debater, Luce is a poster boy for the new American Dream. When Luce’s teacher makes a shocking discovery in his locker, Luce’s stellar reputation is called into question. But is he really at fault, or is Ms. Wilson preying on dangerous stereotypes?

 

Other notable releases:

American Woman” – Website / Reviews
The Art of Self-defense” – Website / Reviews
Blue Note Records” – Website / Reviews
Bloodline” – Season 1Website / Reviews
Buddy” – Website / Reviews
Charmed” – Season 1Website / Reviews
Crawl” – Website / Reviews
David Crosby: Remember My Name” – Website / Reviews
Deadwood” – Website / Reviews
A Discovery of Witches” – Season 1Website / Reviews
Doom Patrol” – Season 1Website / Reviews
Emanuel” – Website / Reviews
Framing John Delorean” – Website / Reviews
The Freedom to Marry” – Website / Reviews
General Magic” – Website / Reviews
The Haunting of Hill House” – Season 1Website / Reviews
The Ice King” – Website / Reviews

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