Non-Fiction DVD Recommendations 11 24 17

Happy Black Friday everyone!

Here are our three recommended non-fiction DVDs for this week!

(Click on the photos to request the DVDs)

The Hudson Riverkeepers:

Description: “The Hudson Riverkeepers” tells the stirring and dramatic story of how two generations of Hudson River fishermen and environmental activists fought a decades-long battle to protect one of the nation’s great rivers, the Hudson.

“Beautifully photographed, dramatic … uses the history of environmental activism on the Hudson to show how individuals can have a real impact on their communities.” NEW YORK DAILY NEWS.

Featuring Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.; as well as excerpts from Walter Cronkite’s classic 1965 documentary, “The Majestic Polluted Hudson,” this important film brings to life one of the great environmental achievements in American history. It is also the story of the one of the landmarks in the U.S. environmental movement — because the fight to clean up the Hudson River went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, and its favorable ruling helped paved the way for many of the great environmental laws passed in the 1970s, such as the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act and the Endangered Species Act.

Dewey Number: DVD 333.91 HUD

About Hudson Riverkeepers:

Eastern Philosophy:

Description: Eastern Philosophy is an informative and entertaining three-part program that discusses the topics of spiritual enlightenment and religious thought. The series poses questions such as: Does God exist?, How can a person live a life of virtue? and examines it in relation to religion and spirituality. It explores the genesis of spiritual thought and investigates the central doctrines of Confucianism, Shinto, Hinduism, Judaism, and Islam.

This unique series provides an insightful look at the major Eastern religions and their impact upon the modern world.

Dewey Number: DVD 181 EAS

Trailer: N/A

Carols From King’s College:

Description: Favourite Christmas carols filmed in the breathtaking candlelit chapel of King’s College, Cambridge from December 2000 with true live surround sound. Features the world premiere of Bob Chilcott’s The Shepherd’s Carol.

Works: Once in royal David’s city; Riu, riu, riu; Quem pastores laudavere; O little Town of Bethlehem; Angels from the realms of glory; Thou must leave thy lowly dwelling; In the bleak mid-winter; I wonder as I wander; Quittez, pasteurs; Small wonder the star; While shepherds watched; Sussex Carol; Silent night; Gloria in excelsis Deo; The Shepherd’s Carol; God rest ye merry gentlemen; The Angels and the Shepherds; Hark the herald angels sing

Dewey Number: DVD 781.723 CAR

In The Bleak Mid-Winter from the DVD:

Have a great weekend and don’t forget the library is open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays!

Linda, SSCL

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