The library is temporarily taking an intermission from screening documentaries. If you are interested in the many other opportunities on campus to watch documentaries, check out the MOA, the International Cinema, and Peery films.
Henry David Thoreau’s ideal of simplifying life, considering which comforts and possessions can be done without in order to live a life that is “more deliberate” is the driving force behind many people to adopt a “Tiny Home” lifestyle. In this documentary, we’ll follow a young couple as they decide to downsize their lives by building a “Tiny Home” on a flatbed trailer.
Frieda Caplan, a.k.a. The Queen of Kiwi, was the first woman entrepreneur on the L.A. Wholesale Produce Market in the 1960s. With her daughters Karen and Jackie now at the helm as President/CEO and Vice President/COO, Frieda’s business is responsible for helping introduce over 200 exotic fruits and vegetables to the U.S. marketplace from every corner of the world. Tireless at 91 years old and still in the office five days a week, Frieda is an inspiration.
Inventor Tim Jenison seeks to understand the painting techniques used by Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer. Not a painter himself, Tim uses his engineering and creative skills to recreate Vermeer’s painting, The Music Lesson.