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The Library DVD Shelf

Careers in Art
Crystal Productions
PO Box 2159, Glenview, IL 60025-6159
9781562906122 $29.95 1-800-255-8629

The DVD complement to Crystal Productions' "Careers in Art" poster
series, Careers in Art is an educational DVD for students that reveals
how modern-day professionals work in the visual arts as careers.
Experts speak of their jobs as architects, art educators, fashion
designers, framers, gallery owners, graphic designers, painters,
photographers, publication designers, urban planners and more. A
wealth of insights perfect for starting a discussion about planning a
budding artist's future, Careers in Art is an excellent and highly
recommended addition to grade school DVD libraries. 29 minutes.

Foyle's War, Set 6
Acorn Media Group
8515 Georgia Avenue, Suite 620, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3403
9781598284300 $49.99

Foyle's War, Set 6 is a 3-DVD set collecting three episodes of the
compelling British mysteries set in the British coastal town of
Hastings, shortly after the devastation of World War II. DCS
Christopher Foyle is a police investigator whose yearning for
retirement is belayed by unfolding cases of military racism,
international conflict, even an accused traitor unwilling to resist
the sentence of the gallows. The episodes are "The Russian House", in
which the escape of a Russian POW brings calamity and murder, igniting
division between Foyle and a former subordinate; "Killing Time" about
the prospect of absolute disaster involving African American GIs who
want to return home; and "The Hide", a tale about a young woman's
murder and an accused traitor who will not defend himself. Superb
acting is the hallmark of this captivating series, highly recommended
especially for aficionados of British mysteries. 300 minutes,
widescreen, SDH subtitles.

The Buddha: The Story of Siddhartha
a film by David Grubin
PBS Home Video
c/o SSA Public Relations
15260 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 1730, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
9781608831951 $24.99

Emmy-award winning filmmaker David Grubin presents The Buddha: The
Story of Siddhartha, a two-hour documentary chronicling the life of
the holy man of India, who achieved enlightenment - a way to escape
the eternal suffering cycle of death and rebirth. Having found this
path to Nirvana, he proceeded to teach others, and his wisdom guides
all who will listen to the importance of following the Middle Way.
Original animation, classic paintings and sculptures, the testimony of
modern-day Buddhists including Pulitzer Prize-winning poet WS Merwin
and his Holiness the Dalai Lama enhance this extraordinary
presentation. The Buddha: The Story of Siddhartha is especially
recommended for public library collections, and is a "must-see" for
anyone curious about Buddhism or the noble man who founded it. 2
hours, descriptive video available for the visually impaired,
subtitles available in English as well as Chinese Mandarin Traditional
& Simplified.

RX Nutrition
Dr. Rick Kattouf II
TeamKattouf, Inc.
209 North Main Street #218, Greenville, SC 29601

RX Nutrition: Eating for Improved Performance in Life, Fitness and
Sport is a three-DVD series meant to promote healthier living by
changing the way viewers eat and think about food. Dr. Rick Kattouf II
applies his expertise in nutrition and sports nutrition, coaching and
food psychology, explaining that simply "eating healthy" is not enough
- one must "eat right" to promote better personal fitness and improved
performance in sports. The result is a helpful program recommending
positive lifestyle changes, suitable for both athletes and ordinary
people struggling to lose weight. A solid, easy-to-follow presentation
of key nutritional principles that readers of all backgrounds need to
know in order to improve their dietary habits, RX Nutrition is highly
recommended. 3 DVDs, 90 minutes.


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