Los Angeles / Orange County Libraries

New Streaming Videos

Four streaming videos have been added to the catalog.  The new list and a guide to accessing the videos is posted on the blog.  Just click on the "Finding Guides" link in the right column of this page.

Bellevue: inside out  2003.  77 minutes

 “New York City’s Bellevue Hospital has a renowned psychiatric emergency center that treats 7,000 men and women annually. This gritty program takes a daunting look at the daily operation of the center by focusing on a handful of people as they struggle with their illnesses"

 Satir family therapy with Jean McLendon, LCSW  2010  104 minutes

 Explores one of the major theories in family therapy, Satir therapy, with family therapist Jean McLendon, who studied under Virginia Satir. In a brief interview session, Jean McLendon works with an African-American woman and her son, helping both mother and son deal with significant losses in their lives.

 Raising Cain 2006  116 minutes

 Two of the country’s leading child psychologists identify the social and emotion challenges that boys encounter in school and show how parents can help boys cultivate emotional awareness, giving them the support to navigate the social pressures of youth.

 Mirrors of privilege: making whiteness visible  2006  50 minutes

 Features the up close and personal stories of white activists and their ongoing journeys of transformation. Participants will talk about being unconscious about their learned and internalized sense of white supremacy. They will share what was required and what actions they took to move through the common first stages of denial, defensiveness, guilt, fear and shame into making solid commitments towards ending racism. The video uses art, theatre, movement, photographs and music to amplify stories that share richly varied experiences and life processes informed by deep reflection and social justice action. The individuals’ interviews will also be enhanced by historical sources, spoken word, photographs and video archives which will serve to address systemic racist oppression.


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