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Thursday, July 14, 2005

New Award Winning Documentaries

New in Connelly Library: Award Winning Documentaries Recommended by the American Library Association:

  • Be Good, Smile Pretty – “A daughter’s journey to know her father…thirty years after his death in Vietnam.”

  • A Crisis of Faith: The Series – “what is really real in our lives, and how can we live in such a complex world with dignity, compassion and purpose?”

  • Farmingville – “a provocative, complex, and emotionally charged look into the ongoing nationwide controversy surrounding a suburban community, its ever-expanding population of illegal immigrants, and the shocking hate-based attempted murders of two Mexican day laborers.”

  • Trembling Before G-D – “The hidden lives of Gay and Lesbian Orthodox and Hasidic Jews.”

  • Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives – “In their words, our shared history.”

  • Union Square – “a powerful look into the world of homeless heroin addicts that live in Union Square Park in New York City.”

  • Winsor McCay: The Master Edition – “Winsor McCay was the first master of animation and one of its greatest and most influential artists.”

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