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Summary: Presents the true stories of three Iraqi people who endured life in a psychiatric hospital in Baghdad during the Iraq War and then were in the streets after their hospital is decimated. The film was shot in Baghdad in 2004. The Iraqi filmmaker had a camera in one hand and an AK-47 in the other. His crew was beaten and lined up to be shot by insurgents, the 14-year old boom boy was shot in the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pathfinder Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: The news from the Middle East worsens daily into a nightmare scenario -- one eerily foretold in 2012 as two young, unlikely Syrian activists launch a radical plan for bringing democracy to their country, besieged by the brutal Bashar al-Assad regime. Under threat of death and armed only with the Internet, they organize when no one else will.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Barter, Ali

1 hold on 1 copy

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: In February 1972, celebrated jazz musician Lee Morgan was shot dead by his common-law wife Helen during a gig at a club in New York City. The murder sent shockwaves through the jazz community, and the memory of the event still haunts those who knew the Morgans. This feature documentary by filmmaker Kasper Collin is a love letter to two unique personalities and the music that brought them together.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fisher Klingenstein Ventures, LLC 2016

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

Summary: "Antonio, a successful but cash-poor merchant, approaches Shylock, a wealthy moneylender, for a loan to help his young friend Bassanio woo the fair Portia. Despite being longtime enemies, Shylock grants the request, but demands one pound of Antonio's flesh if the debt is not repaid on time. When Antonio defaults on the loan, Shylock seeks what is legally owed him but soon learns that those to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Classics 2005

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

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

Summary: 1916. While war rages in the Ottoman Empire, Hussein raises his younger brother Theeb in a traditional Bedouin community that is isolated by the vast, unforgiving desert. The brothers₂ quiet existence is suddenly interrupted when a British Army officer and his guide ask Hussein to escort them to a water well located along the old pilgrimage route to Mecca. So as not to dishonor his recently...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Explores the nature of Islam and unfolds many of its inner-dimensions. It dispels many myths and discusses contributions to science and math.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 297 LEG

Contents: Rebirth -- Hungry man (featuring Skrillex & Crystal Caines) -- Strive (featuring Missy Elliot) -- Meet my crazy Uncle (skit) -- Psycho -- Let it bang (featuring ScHoolboy Q) -- New level (featuring Future) -- Yammy gang (featuring A$AP Mob & Tatiana Paulino -- Swipe life (featuring Rick Ross) -- Uzi gang (featuring Lil Uzi Vert & Marty Baller) -- Beautiful people (featuring Chuck D & Mama Ferg)...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RAP A$A

Summary: The Cook : When a tough guy annoys the pretty cashier, the waiter and a feisty dog come to her defense. A reckless romeo : A philandering husband is caught when his attempts at indiscretion are filmed by a newsreel camerman. Number please: a man chases his girlfriend's dog around a seaside resort, on the roller-coaster and merry-go-round.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Milestone Film & Video 2003

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

Contents: Jazz Fest: the first 50 years / by Keith Spera -- Heritage, craft, and culture / by Rachel Lyons -- Quint Davis and Jazz Fest / by Karen Celestan -- Food fête / by Rachel Lyons -- The music and musicians of the New Orleans Jazz Festival / by Robert H. Cataliotti -- Off the stage, around the grounds / by Rachel Lyons.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ JAZ

Schroth, Sarah.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MFA Publications 2008

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 709.46 SCH

Hinton, Milt.

Contents: Disc One: Old man time / Friend-Reynolds (4:41) -- Time after time / Styne-Cahn (3:26) -- Sometimes I'm happy / Youmans-Caesar (4:34) -- A hot time in the old town tonight / Metz (1:55) -- Four or five times / Gay-Hellman (5:10) -- Now's the time / Parker (4:23) -- Time on my hands / Youmans-Adamson-Gordon (6:20) -- Heart of my heart / Hein (5:18) -- I ain't gonna give nobody none o' this jelly...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Chiaroscuro Records 1990

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ HIN

Contents: Rarest rockabilly & hillbilly boogie. Nothin' but a nuthin' (Jimmy Stewart & his Night Hawks) -- Darlin' ; Baby doll (Jimmie Dale) -- Pretending is a game (Sleepy Jeffers & the Davis Twins) -- Don't sweep that dirt on me (Buddy Shaw) -- My baby left me (Rock Rogers) -- Little dog blues (Mel Price) -- Henpecked daddy (Ralph Johnson & the Hillbilly Show Boys) -- Umm boy you're my baby (Bill...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Ace 1991

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK RAR

Contents: Disc one, The stringband era. Pan American blues -- Muscle Shoals blues (DeFord Bailey) -- Gray Eagle (Taylor's Kentucky Boys) -- G rag (Georgia Yellow Hammers, with Andrew Baxter) -- K.C. railroad blues (Andrew and Jim Baxter) -- Dallas rag (Dallas String Band) -- Bill Cheatem (James Cole String Band) -- Turkey buzzard blues (Peg Leg Howell and Eddie Anthony) -- Corinne Corinna (Charlie McCoy...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Records 1998

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2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COUNTRY FRO

Summary: "The town Christmas forgot: An urban family that can not seem to get along gets stranded in a remote, impoverished lumber town two days before Christmas. When they become involved in the town's home-grown Christmas pageant, they not only help solve the town's problems but learn to connect with each other just in time for the holidays. Naughty or nice: After she is suddenly fired from her job,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinedigm 2014

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY HAL

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Contains twelve acoustic selections inspired by the musical traditions of Brazil.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Putumayo World Music 2005

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD LATIN PUT

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: Cd WM Putumayo 2005

Summary: Earth is destroyed by a runaway star, but not before a few privately financed individuals can escape to start anew on another planet.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2006

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI WHE

Summary: Lonely widow Emmi Kurowski meets Arab worker Ali in a bar during a rainstorm. They fall in love--to their own surprise, and to the shock of family, colleagues, and drinking buddies. An emotional power that reflects the ethnic tensions within German society.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2003

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

Summary: "Your Future Is Bright! After all, your mother is a robot, your father has joined the alien hive mind, and your dinner will be counterfeit 3D-printed steak. Even though your worker bots have staged a mutiny, and your tour guide speaks only in memes, you can always sell your native language if you need some extra cash." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tachyon Publications 2019

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC NEW

Contents: v. 1. (1934-1945) The continental / Fred Astaire -- Lullaby of Broadway / Dick Powell -- The way you look to-night / Fred Astaire -- Sweet Leilani / Bing Crosby -- Thanks for the memory / Bob Hope & Shirley Ross -- Over the rainbow / Judy Garland -- When you wish upon a star / Cliff Edwards -- The last time I saw Paris / Kate Smith -- White Christmas / Bing Crosby -- You'll never know / Dick...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 1995

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SM ENV

Summary: From the 2011 overthrow of a 30-year dictator, through military rule, and culminating with the forced military removal of the Muslim Brotherhood president in the summer of 2013, we follow a group of Egyptian activists as they battle leaders and regimes, and risk their lives to build a new society of conscience. The Egyptian Revolution has been an ongoing rollercoaster. Through the news, we...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Contents: Ijeilu (James Asher) -- Ti mon bo (Tito Puente) -- Buckwheat's revenge (Brent Lewis) -- Minus one (Greg Ellis) -- Dom-um (Airto Moreira) -- Zahrafat al saGld (Musicians of the Nile) -- Orere (Babatunde Olatunji) -- Afro blue (Mongo Santamaria) -- Udu chant (Mickey Hart) -- Kerwah (Nathu Lal Solinkey) -- The friendly jungle (Ed Mann and Brian Hand) -- Enjoy (Emil Richards).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Narada 1998

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD NEW AGE MON

Summary: Based on the unbelievable but true events, I, Tonya is a dark comedic tale of American figure skater, Tonya Harding, and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history. Though Harding was the first American woman to complete a triple axel in competition, her legacy was forever defined by her association with an infamous and poorly executed attack on fellow Olympic competitor Nancy...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD I

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Sun Ra.

Contents: Priest (4:01) -- Discipline ; Tall trees in the sun (8:26) -- 'S wonderful (5:32) -- Hole in the sky (7:31) -- Somewhere else, part 1 (8:38) -- Somewhere else, part 2 (2:41) -- Stardust for tomorrow (4:56) -- Love in outer space (12:01) -- Everything is space (3:57) -- Tristar (3:31).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rounder 1993

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ SUN