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Summary: Jean is a successful publisher. He has refined tastes and abundant material possessions, among which he seems to include his wife, Gabrielle. But in a single afternoon, Gabrielle decides to leave him for another man and then abruptly reverses her decision. Now, everything that Jean believed to be true about his life and marriage falls apart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring 2006

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

Summary: The origins of the Colombian drug trade, as seen through eyes of an indigenous Wayuu family that becomes involved in the booming business of selling marijuana to American youth in the 1970s. When greed, passion and honor collide, a fratricidal war breaks out and puts their lives, culture, and ancestral traditions at stake.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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Summary: Among the most fascinating chapters of film history is that of the so-called "race films" that flourished in the 1920s -'40s. Unlike the "black cast" films produced within the Hollywood studio system, these films not only starred African Americans but were funded, written, produced, edited, distributed, and often exhibited by people of color. Entrepreneurial filmmakers built an industry apart...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD DOC PIO

Summary: Kena and Ziki long for something more. Despite the political rivalry between their families, the girls resist and remain close friends, supporting each other to pursue their dreams in a conservative society. When love blossoms between them, the two girls will be forced to choose between happiness and safety. Inspried by Monica Arac de Nyeko's "Jambula Tree", which chronicles a story of two...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: When London transplant Mia moves with her family to a lion farm in South Africa, she forms a bond with the white lion cub Charlie, one that is tested when the two run away across-country, hoping to reach a lion sanctuary and life-long safety for Charlie.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

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

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Contents: Stel -- Innizar -- Sunday -- Seagull -- Classical -- Stravinsky -- Black metal.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Threespheres 2003

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

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Summary: Following a mental breakdown, Detective Peter Wendel is tasked with creating an elite team of investigators to crack cold cases. When the police find a note on a dead body that claims Sweden's most notorious serial killer is a fraud, Wendel gets a chance to redeem himself, but only the dregs of the force are available to work the case. Under pressure to mobilize quickly, Wendel is forced to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Chela and Chiquita, both descended from wealthy families in Asuncion, Paraguay, have been together for over 30 years. But recently their financial situation has worsened, and they begin selling off their inherited possessions. But when their debts lead to Chiquita being imprisoned on fraud charges, Chela is forced to face a new reality.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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Summary: Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana causes an international stir when he marries a white woman from London in the late 1940s. When they decided to marry, just as apartheid was being introduced into South Africa, it caused an international uproar. However, their passionate romance triumphed over every obstacle and changed the course of African history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA UNI

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Summary: Set in 1940 London, the story is an ode to how women played a major role in boosting national morale during the Blitz of London in the second World War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY THE

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

Summary: While Batya, a struggling waitress, cares for a mysterious child that appeared to her out of the sea. Newlywed Keren nurses a broken leg and a ruined honeymoon. Filipino migrant worker Joy tries to support her son back home. A reflection on making connections and confronting destiny in a deconstructed urban landscape.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2008

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

Summary: Explores the indomitable spirit of three "Lost Boys" from the Sudan who are forced to leave their homeland due to a tumultuous civil war. Chronicles their triumph over seemingly insurmountable adversities and a relocation to the United States, where the Lost Boys build active and fulfilling new lives but remain deeply committed to helping friends and family they have left behind.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: James Gregory is a racist South African guard whose certainties of life are shaken to the core. During a twenty year span, James spent his time as Nelson Mandela's prison warden. Shows the daily application of a major historic abonimation, known as Apartheid, as seen through the eyes of the average White South African. These are 'ordinary' people who are neither heroes nor villains, but obtuse...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2008

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

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Summary: Four overweight friends from the Israeli city of Ramla, fed up with dieting and the dieting club they belong to, discover the world of Sumo, where large people are honored and appreciated.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Menemsha Films 2010

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

Summary: Investigates the secret crimes of Father Lawrence Murphy, a Milwaukee priest who abused more than 200 deaf children in a school under his control. The film documents the first known public protest against the pontiff himself. The investigation helped uncover documents from the secret Vatican archives that show the Pope, who must operate within the mysterious rules of the Roman Curia, as both...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docuramafilms 2013

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

Summary: Miracle mile: A young man named Harry hears a chance phone call telling him that a nuclear war has started and missiles will hit Los Angeles in less than two hours. Not sure if the whole thing is a dire warning or a harmless prank, Harry races through the city, fighting mobs of terrified people in a desperate search for Julie, a young woman he only met yesterday and the one person with whom he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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

Summary: A suspense-filled story of Zev, an Auschwitz survivor who discovers that the Nazi guard who murdered his family some seventy years ago; is living in America under an assumed identity. With the aid of a friend, Zev sets out on a gripping journey that tests both his will and his fading memory as it brings him closer to the retribution he seeks.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2016

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA REM

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

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

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Summary: A family in 1630s New England faces destruction by the forces of witchcraft, black magic, and possession. When one of their five children goes missing and their life-sustaining crops fail, they fall victim to paranoia and fear as they begin to turn on one another.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR WIT

Summary: A young boy, Ali, loses his sister Zahra's school shoes. In order to stay out of trouble, the two come up with a plan to share Ali's shoes, but they must keep it a secret from their parents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 1999

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

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Summary: Based on a true story, the unlikely romance between Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis and reclusive fishmonger Everett Lewis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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3 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MAU

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MAU RATED PG-13

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

Summary: The occasionally irreverent misadventures of Rhode Island family, the Griffin's. The household includes parents Peter and Lois, their teenage son Chris and teenage daughter Megan. Brian is the family dog who is smarter than everyone in the house. Mutant baby Stewie makes numerous attemps to eradicate his parents and siblings.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: As the result of a childhood wish, John Bennett's teddy bear, Ted, came to life and has been by John's side ever since. Their friendship is tested when Lori, John's girlfriend of four years, wants more from their relationship.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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

Summary: Sandra, who lives in Belgium, has just been released from a psychiatric hospital only to find that she no longer has a job. According to management, the only way Sandra can regain her position at the factory is to convince her co-workers to sacrifice their much-needed yearly bonuses. So, over the course of one weekend, Sandra must confront each co-worker individually in order to win a majority...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2015

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TWO
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF TWO