https://youtu.be/OwNNUVbdfzI Title: Born on the Fourth of July Directed by Oliver Stone Genre: War, Biopic, Available via DVD at Durham Tech Library This movie was reviewed by Kyle Minton, Reference Librarian. Why did you choose to watch this film? I watched this the day before the 4th of July, primarily because of the holiday and I had not seen it before. It is notable for being part of Oliver Stone's trilogy regarding the Vietnam War, which includes Platoon (1986) and Heaven and Earth (1993)
New DVDs We have some great new DVDs in our collection! These and others can be checked out for one week at a time. [gallery columns="2" ids="956,955" orderby="rand"] New Books These items can be checked out for three weeks at a time. [gallery columns="4" ids="999,998,997,996,995,994,993,992,991,990,989,988,987,986,985,984,983,981,980,979,978,977,976,975,974,973,972,971,970,969,967,966,965,964,963,962,961,960,959" orderby="rand"]
We have some great new DVDs in our collection! These and others can be checked out for one week at a time. [gallery columns="4" ids="649,650,651,659,661,662,663,664,665,666,667,668" orderby="rand"] Click on an image for more details, and ask a librarian if you’d like to take one of these titles home or if you want help finding other great videos.
In addition to books, the library also has a great collection of DVDs, including popular films, documentaries, and more! We invite you to browse these titles and check them out! To check for item availability and call number location, use the Durham Tech library catalog , or contact the library . To view titles recently added to the library collection, please see: New DVDs
New Documentaries: Blackfish The filmmaker began researching the lives of orcas in captivity after the death of Sea World trainer Dawn Brancheau. Her film offers a powerful and provocative look at a remarkable breed of animals that humans still don't fully understand, and how the financial interests of water parks and resorts may run counter to the best interests of the animals they put on display. Dark Girls Dark Girls is a fascinating and controversial film that goes underneath the surface to
Books often translate well to film. Here are some of the titles that the library has as both book and DVD. Visit our display on the lower level for these titles. Anna Karenina Diary of Anne Frank Eclipse Emma For Colored Girls Freakonomics Freedom Writers The Hours A Lesson Before Dying Life of Pi Lord of the Rings Moneyball The Namesake No Country for Old Men A Raisin in the Sun The Road Sense & Sensibility Snow Flower and the Secret Fan Water for Elephants Recently adapted books-to-film coming
We now have two great online guides for finding movies in the library's collection. One guide is for browsing titles by movie genre such as Action, History, Sports, etc... and the other is an alphabetical listing of films in our collection. We hope you'll discover lots of films that you want to watch. Thanks to our library staff member, Lauren Havens, for all of her hard work creating these new resources. You can also access these guides under the LibGuides link on the library website.
Summer is a great time for movie watching! You may borrow two movies at a time for a week. New Feature Films: Anna Karenina Argo Django Unchained Les Miserables Life of Pi Lincoln The Master Perks of Being a Wallflower Silver Linings Playbook Zero Dark Thirty Documentaries: The Abolitionists Brushes with Life: Art, artists, and mental illness Bully Cuban Missile Crisis: Three men go to war Dropout Nation Forensics on Trial From the Other Side How to Survive a Plague Hot Coffee: Is justice being
[caption id="attachment_343" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Library Display Window[/caption] The Durham Tech Library was recently awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities grant called Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys . The grant provides our library with more than 25 books and videos about Muslim culture, history, literature, and faith. Visit the Durham Tech events calendar for details about programs, films, and book discussions related to Muslim culture and faith that will
We have added several new documentary films to our library collection. Learn something new! Borrow one today! Use the online catalog to search our film collection by title or keyword. If you are looking for movies on a particular topic you can search for that topic along with the words "and video" to limit to video titles. American Teacher See the stories of four teachers in different areas of the country, revealing the frustrating realities of today's teachers, the difficulty of attracting