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  1. Syria: The Assad’s Twilight (2011)

    Director
    Vicent de Cointet; Christophe Ayad
    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 NTSC, 52 minutes), $348

    A portrait of the Assad regime, from its origins to 2011. During the 1970s, Bashar’s father, Hafez al-Assad, turned Syria into one of the world’s most secretive and repressive dictatorships. In 1982, he...

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  2. Out on a Limb: The Films of Caroline Leaf (1999 Video)

    Director
    Caroline Leaf
    Subject
    Media studies
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 87 min., 1999 sale: £12.99 (inclusive)

    A compilation of films by American animator Caroline Leaf. 1: (1974, 8 min). Based on an Inuit story, illustrates the folly of marrying a creature who is not of one’s own kind. Leaf worked with Inuit crew...

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  3. Mysteries of Space (2008)

    Subject
    Astronomy
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 158 minutes), £19.99

    A two-volume collection of vintage US documentaries on the origins of the universe and space exploration, featuring distinguished scientists and guest narrators. Films comprise: Disc 1 A View of the Sky -...

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  4. Hopeful Monsters (1998 Video)

    Director
    Bryn Higgins
    Producer
    Peter Goodchild
    Subject
    Biology
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 50 min., 2000 sale: £99.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    When biologist Mike Levine came across a picture of a mutant fruit fly, with two perfectly formed legs in place of its antennae, he had found the key to the toolkit nature uses to evolve new creatures. The...

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  5. Berlin Alexanderplatz (2007)

    Director
    Rainer Werner Fassbinder
    Subject
    German studies; Media studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 910 minutes), £54.99

    Fassbinder’s television serialisation of Alfred Döblin’s novel ‘Berlin Alexanderplatz’, made in 13 parts plus epilogue. It tells the story of Franz Biberkopf who, on his release from prison, is...

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  6. Five Kingdom Classification, The (1987 Video)

    Subject
    Biology
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 23 mi.

    Shows how biologists classify all living organisms into five basic categories or kingdoms: plants, animals, fungi, protista and monera. Explains how and why the five-kingdom system was developed from the...

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  7. Borrowing and Managing Debt

    Subject
    Business studies; Economics
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 PAL, 23 minutes ), £39.00

    This programme explains what debt is, how to avoid it, and how to borrow safely. It deals with the following questions. What is debt? - explanation of debt, why people borrow money, why they are sometimes...

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  8. Newcomers, The (1963)

    Director
    George C Stoney
    Subject
    Anthropology; Social sciences
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 NTSC, 30 minutes), $165.00

    The NEWCOMERS is a film about economically threatened Appalachian people in transition. Made in 1963, the documentary deals with issues of immigration and migration and the importance of learning how to live...

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  9. Cutting It in Costume (2010)

    Subject
    Design; Drama
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 27 minutes), £39.00

    Costume forms a crucial part of any stage production. This UK-produced (2010) DVD programme for KS 4/5 explores the options available to students during the design process. Starting with a history of...

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  10. No Lay-Bys at Thirty-Five Thousand Feet (1994 Video)

    Producer
    Gail Block
    Subject
    Chemistry; Engineering
    Distribution
    Off-air recording licence Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 24 min., 1998 sale: £145.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Uses case studies from the aerospace industry to introduce the materials science course. Each of three films looks at a different airplane part: the first (filmed at British Aerospace) is about the...

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