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Featured Titles

These items are currently on display in Beatley Library. In addition, come check out our DVD selection of almost 40 past Best Picture winners!





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Losing My Mind - Thomas DeBaggio
Best Picture nominee "Amour" tells the story of an elderly French couple dealing with the effects of Alzheimer's.

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The Moral Challenge of Alzheimer Disease - Stephen Garrard Post
Best Picture nominee "Amour" tells the story of an elderly French couple dealing with the effects of Alzheimer's.

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US Foreign Policy and the Iran Hostage Crisis - David Houghton; Thomas Biersteker
Best Picture nominee "Argo" recounts aspects of the 1979-1981 Iran hostage crisis, and creative efforts made by the CIA to "exfiltrate" Americans from the country.

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In the Shadow of the Ayatollah - William J. Daugherty
Best Picture nominee "Argo" recounts aspects of the 1979-1981 Iran hostage crisis, and creative efforts made by the CIA to "exfiltrate" Americans from the country.

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The Storm - Barbara Barbieri McGrath (Compiled by)
Best Picture nominee "Beasts of the Southern Wild" tells the magically realistic story of Hushpuppy, a fiery six-year-old living in the Louisiana bayou during a natural disaster.

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World of a Slave - Martha B. Katz-Hyman (Editor); Kym S. Rice (Editor)
Best Picture nominee "Django Unchained" tells the story of a slave-turned-bounty-hunter who is on a mission to rescue his wife from a brutal master.

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Les Miserables - Hugo, Victor
Best Picture nominee "Les Miserables" tells the musical story of France on the cusp of 18th-century revolution.

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Life of Pi - Yann Martel
Best Picture nominee "Life of Pi" is based on this contemporary novel by Yann Martel.

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Final Freedom - Michael Vorenberg
Best Picture nominee "Lincoln" deals with the passage of the 13th Amendment, which outlawed slavery.

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Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation - Allen C. Guelzo
Best Picture nominee "Lincoln" deals with the passage of the 13th Amendment, which outlawed slavery.

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Bipolar Expeditions - Emily Martin
Best Picture nominee "Silver Linings Playbook" describes the family life of a 30-something Philadelphia man struggling with bipolar disorder.

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Holy War, Inc. - Peter L. Bergen
Best Picture nominee "Zero Dark Thirty" tells the story of the fatal 2011 raid on Osama bin Laden's compound in Afghanistan.

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Bin Laden - Yossef Bodansky
Best Picture nominee "Zero Dark Thirty" tells the story of the fatal 2011 raid on Osama bin Laden's compound in Afghanistan.

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Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy
The film adaptation of "Anna Karenina" has been nominated for Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Original Score, and Best Production Design.

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The Hobbit - J. R. R. Tolkien; Michael Hague (Illustrator)
"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" is up for Best Production Design, Best Visual Effects, and Best Makeup and Hairstyling.

 

About this Display

It's Oscar season! Come to the Library to pick up your Oscar ballot and check out DVDs of previous Best Picture winners. You can also read up on topics addressed by this year's nominees, like the CIA hostage crisis (Argo) and bipolar disorder (Silver Linings Playbook).

View the titles on display in the "Featured Titles" list on the left.

 

85 Years of Best Pictures

Check out this neat image -- each Oscar statuette is a reference to the film that won Best Picture that year. Can you identify them all? Follow this link to the original image, where you can enlarge as needed.

 

Which Best Picture nominee is your favorite?










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