4 DVDs Packaged Around a Theme
Planning a staycation or a long weekend? Want to brush up on your French New Wave or get acquainted with a new director?
Check out a Marathon to Go box!
Marathon To Go boxes are sets of 4 DVDs packaged around a theme. They can be placed on hold through the Library catalog, and check out for one week, just like regular DVDs. You'll find Marathon to Go boxes shelved at the Library with our regular DVDs, wherever they get returned.
Whether you're in the mood for zombies or New Hollywood; movies with Pride, films directed by Black women or personal documentaries; 80s kids, Spike Lee, Nora Ephron, baseball or space disasters, we've got you covered!
Spotlight on New Hollywood
The New Hollywood period in American cinema lasted from the late 1960s into the early 1980s. Audiences for films had been decreasing as television became more ubiquitous and eventually studio executives threw up their hands and gave a new generation of directors more control over which movies were produced and how they were made.
Younger audiences flocked to these films and many directors made a name for themselves during this period including Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola, and William Friedkin.
Want to read more about New Hollywood? Check out "Pictures at a Revolution" by Mark Harris and "Easy Riders, Raging Bulls" by Peter Biskind, from the Library catalog.