Notable Videos for Adults

About the Notable Videos for Adults
Notable Videos for Adults is a list of 15 outstanding programs released on video within the past two years and suitable for all libraries serving adults.

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2017 Winner(s)

She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry (2016) 93 minutes. Music Box Films. DVD. Cinema Guild. SDH. The women who raised consciousness, organized, and demonstrated for equal rights, tell the history of second wave feminism.

Under the Sun (2016) 110 minutes. Icarus Films. DVD. Subtitles. Officially sanctioned footage demonstrates the mesmerizing, pervasive power of rhetoric, repetition, and propaganda in North Korean life.

Welcome to Leith (2015) 86 minutes. First Run Features. DVD. SDH. Residents of Leith, North Dakota, struggle with democratic principles when a white supremacist buys property and moves to their small town.

What Happened, Miss Simone? (2016) 116 minutes. Netflix. DVD. Eagle Vision. Subtitles. The complex and emotionally charged life of legendary musician and activist Nina Simone is chronicled.