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Summary: A devout Catholic priest freelances as a private investigator in rural England during the 1920s. When it comes to amateur detective work, don't let this priest's absent-minded air and penchant for an occasionsl tipple fool you. His kindly eyes pick up clues that professionals usually miss, and his keen understanding of human nature lets him search men's souls for motives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media [distributor] 2007

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Summary: Worshipped as a national savior, Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson masterminded the naval victories that thwarted Napoleon's plans to invade Britain. Yet, in the midst of public adulation, rumors swirled about his private life. Nelson took a friend's wife as a mistress and even fathered a child by her in secret. Seen through the eyes of four people close to him: his wife, who feels bitter and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2008

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV I

Summary: A crown prosecutor, Helen West struggles to find justice for those wronged as well as keep her own messy life in order.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fremantle Media Enterprises 2009

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV HEL

Summary: A satirical drama reflecting the times, about the sense of community, moral courage and the affluent person's need for egocentricity in an increasingly uncertain world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2018

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

Summary: Dragon's clumsiness is wreaking havoc around the kingdom, but Jane is quick to defend her friend. While enjoying their day off, Jane and her friends decide to play a game of bandyball with Dragon acting as referee. Jester's lost his voice just in time to prevent him from taking part in an interkingdom singing competition. While the King and Queen are away from the kingdom, Jane is charged with...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV JAN

Summary: Miss Phryne Fisher is a lady detective from Melbourne with a fabulous sense of fun and a flair for solving crimes.In a country reemerging from the shadow of World War I, Phryne takes life in her stride, and murder too. Detective Inspector Jack Robinson works alongside her, although she often outraces him to the crime scene. Season three includes eight all new episodes of the glamorous,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD MIS NOT RATED

Summary: The year is 1984, and on the rural east coast of New Zealand Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' is changing kids' lives. 'Boy' is a dreamer who lives with his brother Rocky and his Nan. When Boy's father, Alamein, returns home after seven years away, Boy is forced to confront the man he thought he remembered, find his own potential, and learn to get along without the hero he had been looking for.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber, Inc. 2013

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

Summary: Set against one stunning landscape after another, this is the tale of a son, his dying mother, and the enormous loss that impends as their ultimate separation approaches.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fox Lorber Films 2000

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

Summary: A sixteen-year-old boy heads west on a journey across nineteenth century frontier America in search of the woman he loves. He encounters a mysterious traveler named Silas, who protects him from the savage elements and outlaws in a lawless land. But is Silas really watching out for him, or is he tied to the band of thieves tracking their every step?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE SLO

Summary: Inglewood, a Los Angeles suburb, is called the Wood. It is largely home to Black middle class families. Mike, Slim, and Roland have been best friends since junior high. It's three hours before Roland's wedding and he has a bad case of cold feet. Mike and Slim must sober him up and help him decide if he wants to go through with the wedding. In flashbacks, they recall key moments of their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: A carpenter recovering from a heart attack befriends a single mother and her two kids as together they battle the national health care system.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2018

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA I

Summary: A young man running with a criminal gang on the streets of Johannesburg, Tsotsi - a nickname meaning thug - is immersed in a world of violence that seems to leave him unaffected, until he discovers an infant in the backseat of a car he has stolen.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2006

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TSO RATED R

Summary: The Whangara people of New Zealand, believe their ancestor Paikea was saved from drowning by riding home on the back of a whale. The tribal group has since granted leadership positions to the first-born males, believing them to be descendants of Paikea. But then a young mother dies in childbirth along with her newborn male son. His twin sister survives and the little girl, Pai, is brought up by...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WHA

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE WHA

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

Summary: "From the origins of the 'scattering' of the Irish over the centuries, to the dreams of a mythical home nurtured by so many Irish migrants today, The Irish Empire is a lively exploration of the ups and downs of the Irish experience abroad -- as seen by themselves, and as they are perceived by others."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kultur 2000

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV IRI

Summary: A popular high school teacher is determined to de-rail an over-achieving student's obsessive campaign to be elected student body president.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 1999

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

Summary: Reeling from crushing losses, Scott struggles to put his pack back together while the Dread Doctors' final creation, a creature known as The Beast, terrorizes Beacon Hills.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2016

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TEE

Summary: Shunned by the township she was raised in, a young Amish woman finds herself enjoying an affluent life in the secular world and engaged to a successful businessman. When a long lost love unexpectedly returns from her past with a startling revelation, she is torn between her newfound modern life and the simplicity of her humble past, and must now choose the life, and the man, that will finally...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinedigm Home Entertainment 2016

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

Summary: A look at the life and career of Boubacar Traoré, a Malian musician. Traoré (aka: Kar Kar) was a major radio star in 1960s Mali, but he never released official recordings of his work and hence faded into obscurity. He was "rediscovered" in the 1990s, largely due to the efforts of French & British fans.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2003

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC I'L

Summary: At the dawn of the 20th century, Detective William Murdoch solves Toronto₂s trickiest cases with scientific insight and ingenuity in this award-winning mystery series. From flying early aircraft to infiltrating nudist communities, consulting with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to helping a young Winston Churchill, Murdoch has always been a man ahead of his time. In Season Six, he also confronts legal...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Summary: In Season 8 of this delightful detective show, joy and heartbreak await Detective William Murdoch and his friends in turn-of-the-century Toronto. After his brutal beating by the dockyard gang, Inspector Brackenreid's future remains uncertain. Constable Crabtree faces life-altering changes, including a new romance, while Dr. Emily Grace and Dr. Julia Ogden join the women's suffrage movement. And...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MUR

Summary: A group of seemingly "perfect" high-school buddies lead double lives. They fly high in a world of petty crime and material excess - a free-wheeling lifestyle that soon takes a downward spiral, leading to an unexpected, violent end.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2003

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BET

Summary: A former Japanese punk rocker turned Buddhist monk has dedicated his life to counseling suicidal people and must now question his own beliefs about what makes life worth living.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [publisher not identified] 2017

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DEP

Summary: Valentina is the kidnapped daughter of a Ukranian government official. Frank Martin is given an offer he cannot refuse and ends up putting on his driving gloves to deliver Valentina from Marseilles to Odessa on the Black Sea. En route, he has to deal with the thugs who want to intercept Valentina's safe delivery. On top of that, he cannot let his personal feelings get in the way of his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2009

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD FIC TRA

Summary: In pre-World War II France, a father is torn between his sense of honor and his deep love for his saintly daughter when she gets in trouble with a dashing air force pilot.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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