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Summary: Comedian Roseanne Barr embarks on the most off-the-rails presidential campaign in U.S. history. 25 years after bringing working-class struggles to the pinnacle of show business, Roseanne is uniquely qualified to fix everything. What begins as a political journey becomes a raw and revealing portrait of a comedic icon.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF ROS

Summary: Ye Haiyan is labeled a trouble maker by the Chinese government. Someone who embarrasses the state, for example, with public protests involving the civil rights of sex workers. She travels to Hainan Province to protest a case in which sexual mistreatment of elementary-age school girls by their principal has gone unprosecuted.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF HOO

Summary: When Calgarian Robert Cohen moved to L.A. to pursue his dreams of becoming a comedy writer, he quickly realized that his new friends and colleagues knew nothing but the usual stereotypes about his beloved homeland. After years of frustration, Robert decided to embark on a personal quest, traveling from one end of Canada to the other, to prove Being Canadian is more than just maple syrup and...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Interviews and performances, rare and never-before-seen historic footage of Frank Zappa's 30-year career.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF EAT

Summary: Jonathan Gold pulls back the curtain on the perceived superficiality of Los Angeles to show viewers a genuine and vibrant world where ethnic cooking is a kaleidoscopic doorway to the mysteries of an unwieldy city and the soul of America.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: "In this award-winning new documentary, director Jen Senko seeks to discover why her WWII veteran father’s personality radically transformed from that of a non-political Kennedy Democrat to an angry right-wing fanatic after his discovery of Talk Radio and Fox News. In trying to understand how this happened, Senko not only finds this to be a phenomenon, but also comes to a startling...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Looks at the mystique surrounding chef and restaurateur Georges Perrier at the time leading up to the closing of his iconic Philadelphia restaurant Le Bec-Fin, which in Perrier's own estimation was the last true French restaurant in the U.S.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Set in a former mining village in Wales, an inspirational true story of a group of friends from a working men's club who decide to take on the elite 'sport of kings' and breed themselves a racehorse.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Ever since Hopper was a child, he has dreamed of becoming a major-league pitcher. Relentlessly pushed and punished by his abusive father, he's on the verge of becoming one of the game's most promising players when he unexpectedly breaks down on the mound. Now Hopper's only hope for a future lies with an unorthodox sports therapist who urges him to piece together the past and confront the man...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE PHE

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TCFF PHE
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF PHE

Summary: An examination of disgraced New York Congressman Anthony Weiner's disastrous 2013 mayoral campaign.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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2 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF WEI

Summary: A portrait of modern day life on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation that explores the bond between a brother and his younger sister, who find themselves on separate paths to rediscovering the meaning of home.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Rattling around in his mansion in the Hamptons, faded Sinatra-esque crooner and notorious ladies man Paul Lombard stews over the acclaim that eluded him in his career and the trail of romantic wreckage he left in his wake. Matters are complicated when his punk rocker daughter Jude arrives in need of a place to stay and burdened with problems of her own, including a rivalry with her...

Publisher / Publication Date: Starz Digital/Anchor Bay 2016

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF ONE

Summary: 1921 not far from Paris. It is party day at Marguerite Dumont's castle. Nobody knows much about this woman except that she is rich and that her whole life is devoted to her passion: music. When a young, provocative journalist decides to write a rave article on her latest performance, Marguerite starts to believe even further in her talent. This gives her the courage she needs to follow her dream.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: "Haemoo depicts the harrowing events that unfold in the fog-covered seas for a fishing crew engaged in human smuggling. Award-winning actor Kim Yoon Seok stars as the struggling captain who turns to human smuggling in order to keep his fishing boat financially afloat. While transporting ethnic Koreans from China across the Yellow Sea, however, things go terribly wrong, and desperation spirals...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: The 1967 'Six-Day' war ended with Israel's decisive victory; conquering Jerusalem, Gaza, Sinai and the West Bank. It is a war portrayed, to this day, as a righteous undertaking; a radiant emblem of Jewish pride. One week after the war, a group of young kibbutzniks, led by renowned author Amos Oz, recorded intimate conversations with soldiers returning from the battlefield. The recording...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Explore the Louvre Museum and the relevant meditation on the essential relationship between art, culture, and history.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: After winning a Best Restaurant In The World award in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2014, chef René Redzepi discusses his Copenhagen restaurant Noma and how his culinary philosophy has shaped its success.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: On the brink of Civil War, King Henry IV (John Gielgud) attempts to consolidate his reign while fretting with unease over his son's seeming neglect of his royal duties. Hal (Keith Baxter), the young Prince, openly consorts with Sir John Falstaff (Orson Welles) and his company of "Diana's foresters, Gentlemen of the shade, Minions of the moon". Hal's friendship with the fat knight substitutes...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF CHI

Summary: "All odds were stacked against the pit-bulls rescued from quarterback Michael Vick's dogfighting ring. Forced to fight for their lives, they were considered so dangerous many wanted them euthanized. But no one could have predicted how the dogs would change the lives of those who risked everything to save them. Featuring the life-saving work of Best Friends Animal Society"--Container.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: It is filmmaker Chris Bell's (Bigger Stronger Faster) hard-hitting and thought-provoking expose of Big Pharma, its marketing practices and their impact on the staggering level of addiction to prescription drugs in North America. Executive Produced by Vince Vaughn and Peter Billingsley, this documentary is compelling viewing.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: "Germany 1958. In those years, "Auschwitz" was a word that some people had never heard of, and others wanted to forget as quickly as possible. Against the will of his immediate superior, young prosecutor Johann Radmann begins to examine the case of recently identified teacher who was a former Auschwitz guard. Radmann soon lands in a web of repression and denial, but also of idealization. He...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: A modern odyssey, a dizzying, science fiction-like journey into the heart of Africa. At the moment when the Sudan, the continent's biggest country, is being divided into two nations, an old civilizing pathology re-emerges: that of colonialism, clash of empires, and yet new episodes of bloody (and holy) wars over land and resources.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF WE

Summary: This irreverent, idea-filled satire asks what if everything the Bible says is wrong, and God's daughter came down to earth to set the record straight.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BRA NOT RATED

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF BRA

Summary: When Nancy is mistaken for Jack's blind date, she decides to take fate into her own hands and just go with it. What could possibly go wrong?

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY MAN