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Summary: In war-torn medieval Japan, a military hero is sent to a small village to dispatch a malevolent spirit that has been ripping out the throats of itinerant samurai. and discovers that he must face his own personal demons as well.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2011

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Summary: A young boy named Sosuke rescues a goldfish named Ponyo, and they embark on a fantastic journey of friendship before Ponyo's father forces her to return to the sea. Ponyo's desire to be human upsets the balance of nature and only Ponyo's mother, a beautiful sea goddess, can restore nature's balance and make Ponyo's dreams come true.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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Summary: "This wry, melancholic comedy from Aki Kaurismäki, a response to the ongoing global refugee crisis, follows two people searching for a place to call home. Khaled (Sherwan Haji), a displaced Syrian, lands in Helsinki as a stowaway; meanwhile, middle-aged Finnish salesman Wikström (Sakari Kuosmanen) leaves his wife and his job and buys a conspicuously unprofitable restaurant. Khaled is denied...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Summary: Liu Jin-xi is a village craftsman whose quiet life is irrevocably shattered by the arrival of two notorious gangsters in the local general store. When Liu single-handedly saves the shopkeeper's life, he comes under investigation by detective Xu Bai-jiu. Convinced that Liu's martial arts mastery belies a hidden history of training by one of the region's vicious clans, Xu doggedly pursues the shy...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: Past and present collide as a film director discovers a mysterious key that unlocks the secrets of a legendary actress who vanished at the height of her career.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME MIL

Aki, Evi

Summary: In Flavors of Africa, Evi Aki shares the traditional Nigerian dishes she grew up enjoying, as well as typical eats from all across the continent. She introduces customary recipes from each of Africa's different regions, including meals from Ethiopia, Ghana, South Africa, Kenya, Morocco, Egypt, Angola and more, all of which she collected with the help of relatives and family friends. Whether...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Page Street Publishng Co. 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.596 AKI

Summary: "One of the ineffably lovely domestic sagas made by Yasujiro Ozu at the height of his mastery, The Flavor of Green Tea over Rice is a sublimely piercing portrait of a marriage coming quietly undone. Secrets and deceptions strain the already tenuous relationship of a childless, middle-aged couple, as the wife's city-bred sophistication bumps up against the husband's small-town simplicity, and a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN FLA

Summary: A young woman married to a depressed man finds herself face to face with her first love, and the feelings she had for him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Epoch 2007

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN SPR

Summary: Back in the world of the living, Ichigo Kurosaki has been officially recognized as a Substitute Soul Reaper by the Soul Society. Then trouble comes to Karakura Town in the form of Visoreds, a group of ex-Soul Reapers that have crossed over into the realm of the Hollows. As they try to recruit Ichigo to their side, it is revealed that former Captain Sosuke Aizen is attempting to create an army...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media 2010

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME BLE

Summary: The day of Rukia's execution draws ever closer, and to save her, Ichigo and his loyal comrades must navigate the madness of a Soul Society on the brink of collapse. Ichigo and Renji face the most difficult training of their soul reaper careers as they struggle to achieve bankai, without which they have no hope against the most powerful captain of the Seireitei-Byakuya Kuchiki. Meanwhile, all...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media 2010

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Aki

Summary: A group of girls explore the city, from watching the sunrise from a rooftop and breakfast from a food cart to museums and parks.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Godwin Books, Henry Holt and Company 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE AKI

Aki

Summary: A group of girls explore different natural environments, visiting the sea, the forest, the desert, grasslands, and the tundra.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Godwin Books, Henry Holt and Company 2019

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Summary: Black comedy about a modern dysfunctional family and their shared dream of opening an inn in the country.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Chimera Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN HAP

Summary: The story takes place on Christmas Eve in Shinjuku, Tokyo. Middle-aged has-been Gin, aging transvestite Hana, and teenage runaway Miyuki are homeless friends who have formed a makeshift family structure bond. That bond is tested when they find an abandoned baby while searching for food in a trash dumpster. They try to care for the infant themselves, and travel throughout the city in search of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME TOK

Summary: The most dangerous and exciting car race in the universe is held only once every five years. And that's tonight. The competitors are lined up at the starting block. In his vehicle, JP, the most daredevil driver on the circuit, is ready for the green light. Female driver Sonoshee, with whom he is secretly in love, is also on the starting line. She will stop at nothing to get on to that podium....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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Summary: Presents a collection of nature and science essays published in American periodicals in 2014.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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Leach, Bernard

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Publisher / Publication Date: Kodansha 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 702 LEA

Summary: This take on the traditional wuxia film, set in 9th century China, centers on Nie Yinniang, a young woman who was abducted in childhood from a decorated general and raised by a nun who trained her in the martial arts to be an assassin who is directed to slay corrupt government officials. After 13 years of exile, she is returned to the land of her birth with orders to kill her betrothed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ASS

Tabata, Yki

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Kamozawa, Aki.

Summary: The writers of Popular Science's "Kitchen Alchemy" online column share informative essays that explain both food-preparation methods and underlying science, building on today's popular "geek-chic" trends with one hundred recipes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarkson Potter 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5 KAM

Summary: The story of a master chef and his three adult daughters, all of whom are seeking love and happiness in different ways.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2002

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Summary: "Set in Fo Shan, China during the Sino-Japanese War, Ip Man vividly brings to life the brutality of the infamous Japanese occupation, where once proud men are forced to fight [to the] death for a precious bag of rice. Defined by courage and humility, Ip Man, whose fighting skills are revered all over China, rises to the fore front. Upon refusing to teach his martial arts to the invading...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2010

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN IP

Katsu, Aki.

Summary: "Before they can have some hot fun in the summertime, Ai, Orina and Mew help Zero investigate a mysterious stray aura at a seaside camp. Once there, it is apparent that all psychically gifted people are experiencing the same dream : a beautiful sunset overlooking the ocean. Is this some sort of environmental message? Or is somone fooling with Mother Nature?" -- Cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tokyopop 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 KAT

Katsu, Aki.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tokyopop 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 KAT

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