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Films & Other Videos

Films with: Jones, Quincy

African American lives
A compelling combination of storytelling and science, this series uses genealogy, oral histories, family stories and DNA to trace roots of several accomplished African Americans down through American history and back to Africa.
DVD 4057
Anderson tapes
Newly released from prison, an ex-con assembles his professional pals and plans a multi-million dollar robbery of an entire luxury apartment house. He is unaware that a hoard of lawmen are recording their activities.
DVD 5971
Art & jazz in animation The cosmic eye : the films of John & Faith Hubley /
Animated films featuring jazz musicians made by Faith & John Hubley.
DVD 1379
Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice
Bob and his wife Carol are a sophisticated California couple who attend a secluded institute for group therapy. Their original intention is to merely observe, but they become so involved that they decide to test the strength of their marital trust and honesty by experimenting with mutually tolerated affairs. Ted and Alice are their closest friends who find themselves continually amused at the latest Bob & Carol sexual adventures until finally they are invited to liberate themselves in a one-bed menage a quatre.
DVD 7756
Color purple
The heart-wrenching story of a young black girl in the early 20th century who's forced into a brutal marriage and separated from her sister.
DVD 12422
Great day in Harlem
A great day in Harlem tells the story of Art Kane's famous 1958 group photograph of the jazz greats of the period. Includes home movie footage of that day of the musicians arriving and greeting each other the morning of the shoot. Also includes conversations with musicians and archival performance footage.
DVD 4631
In cold blood
A hard hitting docu-drama about two ex-cons who ruthlessly murder a Kansas family in 1959 in order to steal their non-existent stash of money.
DVD 2749
Italian job
Fresh from prison, Charlie begins to work on a heist that will either set him up for life - or send him up forever. Charlie and his unruly lot of thieves take on the mob, the police and the gridlocked traffic of Turin to rob a heavily armed shipment of gold bullion.
DVD 8574
Jazz icons.
"Jazz Icons is an ongoing DVD series featuring full-length concerts and in-studio performances by the greatest legends of jazz, filmed all over the world from the 1950s through the 1970s"--Container of Chet Baker disc.
DVD 5680
Maya Angelou And Still I Rise /
"Poet, storyteller, actress, dancer, and passionate activist Maya Angelou gave people the freedom to think about their history in a way they never had before. Hers was a prolific life in which she inspired generations with lyrical modern African-American thought that pushed boundaries. This unprecedented film celebrates Dr. Angelou by weaving her words with rare and intimate archival photographs and videos that show her impact on the world. From her upbringing in the Depression-era South to her work with Malcolm X in Ghana to her inaugural speech for President Bill Clinton, the film takes us on an incredible journey through the life of a true American icon"--From container.
DVD 11946
Pawnbroker
A long time ago, Sol Nazerman was a professor. He had a wife, children. Then the Germans came. Sol survived the concentration camp, his family did not. Now, as the pawnbroker in a shop owned by a racketeer, he grows increasingly bitter and callous, withdrawing still further from the world around him. His eager assistant Jesus looks to him as both a teacher and a father figure, but Sol eschews involvement or compassion. This detachment leads to a tragedy, which awakens Sol's humanity, wherein he can finally acknowledge his burden of grief and guilt.
DVD 8270
Roots
An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boys' abduction to America and continues throughout the generations that follow.
DVD 2596
Score
The film brings Hollywood's elite composers together to give viewers a privileged look inside the musical challenges and creative secrecy of the world's most international music genre: the film score. A film composer is a musical scientist of sorts, and the influence they have to complement a film and garner powerful reactions from global audiences can be a daunting task to take on. Includes interviews with contemporary film composers and others in the motion picture industry.
DVD 12401
Two nations of black America
There is a growing economic divide in black America. Today, America's black middle class is the largest in its history, yet roughly one-third of black America continues to live in poverty. This film measures the economic and social success of the civil rights movement and the gap between middle class and poor African-Americans through interviews with noted Afro-Americans and historical film footage.
DVD 5430