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Summary: When someone is willing to disturb the status quo and stand for the dream of a free and secure world, who will stand with them? Follow former enemy combatants, Israeli soldiers from elite units and Palestinian fighters, many of whom served years in prison, who have joined together to challenge the status quo and say enough. The film reveals their transformational journeys from soldiers...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: Cancer is not a laughing matter, but the archaic way people are beating it is. With a dose of good humor, heart, and a touch of rock'n'roll, this documentary reveals the forces that are keeping people sick and dares to ask: if up to 70% of cancer deaths are preventable, what are people waiting for?

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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Summary: The heart-warming true story about an eccentric chicken farmer who, with the help of his granddaughter, trains his mischievous dog to protect a wild penguin sanctuary from fox attacks and in the process tries to reunite his family and save their seaside town.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: The film tells the story of a 1980 accident at a Titan II missile complex in Damascus, Arkansas, in minute-by-minute detail through the accounts of Air Force personnel, weapon designers, and first responders who were there, revealing the incredible chain of events that brought America to the brink of nuclear disaster.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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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: In this film essay, multimedia artist Laurie Anderson presents a monologue touching upon her relationship with her rat terrier Lolabelle, the death of her mother, the heightening of surveillance following 9/11, and other topics.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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Summary: A female investment banker, fighting to rise to the top of the corporate ladder at a competitive Wall Street firm, navigates a controversial tech IPO in the post-financial crisis world, where loyalties are suspect, regulations are tight, but pressure to bring in "big money" remains high.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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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

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Summary: Leo is a phantom boy due to a mysterious illness. It enables him to leave his body and explore the city as a ghost. In the hospital one day, he befriends Alex, a NYC cop. Alex had gotten injured while attempting to capture a gangster who has caused chaos in the metropolis. Now this extraordinary duo work together to foil the plot of the villianous gangster and save New York from destruction.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: A vivid look at America's oldest continuously published weekly magazine. Centered through editor Katrina vanden Heuvel, as well as an impressive array of passionate writers, the film is a journey into the soul of American Journalism. With unfettered access and unfiltered honesty, it captures the day-to-day pressures and challenges of publishing a weekly magazine, as well as illuminating how the...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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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: "At three years old, a chatty, energetic little boy named Owen Suskind suddenly stopped speaking and disappeared into autism. Almost four years passed and the only thing that seemed to engage Owen were Disney films. Then one day his father donned one of his son's puppets--Iago, the wisecracking parrot from Aladdin--and asked 'What's it like to be you?' Suddenly, Owen responded to his father...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Li

Summary: Bonding over their love of music, three grade schoolers from Brooklyn, Alec Atkins, Malcolm Brickhouse, and Jarad Dawkins, spend their weekends playing heavy metal/speed punk in Times Square as "Unlocking the Truth." After the band achieves internet fame, the boys are confronted with the realities that come with being rock stars. The documentary chronicles their first year, as the band enters...

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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

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

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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2 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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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF WEI

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

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

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