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Smithsonian Folkways

The CKUA Radio Network presents Smithsonian Folkways: Sounds to Grow On, a new 26-part series featuring the original recordings of the Folkways Collection, now a cornerstone of Smithsonian Folkways Records' vast catalogue. This series, hosted by Michael Asch, the only child of Folkways Records' founder Moses Asch, and researched by Robert Wiznura, is a co-production of The Smithsonian Women's Committee, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, folkwaysAlive! at the University of Alberta, and the CKUA Radio Network.

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Life in a Day

Life in a Day is a crowdsourced documentary film comprising an arranged series of video clips selected from 80,000 clips submitted to the YouTube video sharing website, the clips showing respective occurrences from around the world on a single day, July 24, 2010.

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Criterion Collection at the Library

Criterion Collection releases represent the highest quality in technical standards and artistic value.  Criterion's primary focus is on classics of world cinema and Hollywood, independent films, documentaries, and emerging directors.  In addition, releases often contain significant supplemental materials that enhance the enjoyment and understanding of these important films.  To see a list of the foreign language Criterion tiltes at the library click here.  To explore English language Criterion titles at the library click here.

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