Thursday, August 27, 2015

New This Week (8/27/15)

Call the library to check availability and request these new items:

The Big Picture with Kal Penn (TV-14)
National Geographic and host Kal Penn take data and mapping to make powerful connections and visualize our world in amazing new ways. Uncover surprising facts on an array of topics and generating maps and other visuals to help us understand the broader view of the world.

Cedar Cove : Season Two (NR)
Judge Olivia Lockhart is considered the community's guiding light in the picturesque, coastal town of Cedar Cove, Washington. But like everyone else, Olivia fights the uphill battle of balancing career with family and finding love, all the while doing her best to care for the township she calls home.

Citizenfour (R)
Follow behind-the-scenes with director Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald as they encounter Edward Snowden in a hotel room in Hong Kong. Snowden hands over classified documents that provide evidence of mass indiscriminate and illegal invasions of privacy by the National Security Agency (NSA). Viewers will never think the same way about their phone, e-mail, credit cards, web browser, or digital footprint again.

The Divergent Series : Insurgent (PG-13)
On the run and targeted by ruthless faction leader Jeanine, Tris fights to protect the people she loves, facing one impossible challenge after another as she and Four race to unlock the truth about the past--and ultimately the future--of their world.

The Dovekeepers (NR)
In 70 A.D., three strong, sensuous women journey to the city of Masada in a desperate attempt to hold out against the Roman army. Despite their diverse pasts, they are united by their passionate natures, roles as dovekeepers, and the powerful secrets that will mysteriously tie their destinies together.

Humanity From Space (NR)
A journey through 12,000 years shows how seemingly small flashes of innovation have changed the course of civilization and connect all of us today in ways unimaginable to our ancestors.

I Am Chris Farley (NR)
I am Chris Farley will tell the hilarious, touching, and wildly entertaining story of legendary comedian and actor Chris Farley for the first time ever--from his early days in Madison, Wisconsin, and at Marquette University, through his work at the legendary Second City to his rapid rise to the top of the comedy world on "Saturday Night Live" and in hit films like Tommy Boy and Black Sheep.

Jillian Michaels Killer Body (NR)
Killer Body is broken down into three 30-minute workouts, each focusing on a different section of your body. Complete each workout twice a week, alternating between the three, and take a rest day on Sunday. Jillian offers basic and advanced modifications for each move so you can scale to your level of fitness.

Leslie Sansone Just Walk : The Tone Every Zone Walk (NR)
It's well-known in the health club world that cardio & strength circuits are one of the most effective ways to trim and tone the body. Core training is integrated into each walking circuit.  Leslie has targeted some of the most requested zones with simple but effective toning exercises built right into her walks.

Monk with a Camera (NR)
The son of a United States ambassador, grandson of legendary Vogue editor Diana Vreeland, and a photographer by trade, Nicky left his privileged life behind to follow his true calling. In one of life's strange and beautiful twists, Nicky went back to being a practicing photographer in order to raise money and help his fellow monks rebuild their monastery.

The 100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (R)
After a long and explosive life in the munitions, Allan Karlsson finds himself--on his 100th birthday--stuck in a tranquil Swedish nursing home. Determined to escape the monotony, he hops out a window and kicks off on an adventure.

Orphan Black : Season Three (NR)
After the shocking discovery of Project Castor, Sarah and her sister clones are left to battle a top-secret military project. At the same time, Sarah tries to track down her missing twin Helena and an ailing Cosima searches for the key to the synthetic sequences that may keep them all alive.

Poldark : The Complete First Season (NR)
It's 1783, and Ross Poldark has returned home from the American Revolutionary War to find his father is dead, his family's land and copper mines are in ruins, and his childhood sweetheart is about to marry his first cousin. Feeling betrayed by everything he loves, Ross must rebuild his life.

Slow West (R)
A 16-year-old boy is on a journey across 19th-century frontier America in search of the woman he loves while accompanied by mysterious traveler Silas.

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