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Summary: Stephen Glass is a staff writer for the well respected current events and policy magazine 'The new republic'. He was also a freelance writer featured in 'Rolling Stone', 'Harper's Bazaar' and 'George'. By the mid 1990's, Glass' articles had turned him into one of the most sought-after young journalists in Washington. That is until a bizarre chain of events suddenly stopped his career right in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Trimark Home Video 2004

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

Summary: Did Henry Kissinger sabatoge the 1968 Vietnam peace talks for his own personal gain? Did he orchestrate the secret bombing of Cambodia? Did he authorize covert operations to overthrow a Chilean President? This explores how a young boy who fled Nazi Germany grew up to become one of the most powerful and controversial figures in United States history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2003

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

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

Summary: A collection of 8 movies featuring animals.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

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: Examines the national public health threat posed by Alzheimer's disease, which erodes memory, thinking, and physical ability. Experts present evidence that unless a cure is found soon, the disease will have serious impact on the U.S. economy, bankrupting Medicare and Medicaid as well as millions of Americans.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: The film centers on Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and the last survivor of his people, and the two scientists who, over the course of 40 years, build a friendship with him. The film was inspired by the real-life journals of two explorers (Theodor Koch-Grünberg and Richard Evans Schultes) who traveled through the Colombian Amazon during the last century in search of the sacred and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: The 12 O'Clock Boys are a notorious urban dirt bike pack in Baltimore that pops wheelies, weaves at excessive speeds through traffic, and impressively evades the hamstrung police. Their antics are viewed through the eyes of adolescent Taekwon Ford, known as Pug, a bright kid from the Westside obsessed with the riders and willing to do anything to join their ranks.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: One of the earliest and best-loved films of this period in his career, which balances a realistic depiction of tormented romance with staging that remains true to the director's roots in experimental theater. This unforgettable, unforgiving dissection of the imbalanced relationship between a haughty fashion designer and a beautiful but icy ingenue, based, in a sly gender reversal, on the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: John Connor is a 20-something living on the streets as a common laborer. His mother has since died, and their earlier efforts did not stop the creation of SkyNet artificial intelligence network. As he will still become the leader of the human resistance, Connor is once again targeted by a Terminator sent from the future by SkyNet. This new Terminator, T-X, is a female and is more powerful than...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2003

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

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

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

Summary: An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Brooklyn 2016

Summary: Elise (Veerle Baetens) and Didier (Johan Heldenbergh) fall in love at first sight. She has her own tattoo shop and he plays the banjo in a bluegrass band. They bond over their shared enthusiasm for American music and culture, and dive headfirst into a sweeping romance that plays out on and off stage- but when an unexpected tragedy hits their new family, everything they know and love is tested....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TCFF BRO

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: Hans, a fruit peddler, watches his unexceptional life disintegrate. Seduced and rejected to the point of a nervous breakdown, Hans drinks himself to death as he toasts his loved ones at the dinner table.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2002

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

Summary: The world's top directors and some of America's top stars create a panoramic portrait of Paris. Find yourself transported by these sexy, romantic, haunting, dramatic, and beautiful stories.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Look Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: Asa is a young Russian naval service dreamer who returns to his sister's nomadic brood on the desloate Hunger Steppe to begin a hardscrabble career as a shepherd. But before he can tend a flock of his own, Asa must win the hand of the only eligible bachelorette for miles, his alluringly mysterious neighbor Tulpan. Accompanied by his girlie magazine-reading sidekick, Asa will stop at nothing to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2009

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

Summary: "An Honest Liar tells the story of the world-famous magician, escape artist and enemy of deception, James 'The Amazing' Randi. He devised intricate invesigations exposing the 'miracles' of psychics, faith healers and con-artists. A master deceiver who came out of the the closet [at] 81, Randi created fictional characters, fake psychics, and even turned his partner of 25 years, the artist Jose...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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Summary: After fleeing his negligent and abusive parents, a hardened, streetwise twelve-year-old boy sues them to protest the life they've given him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: For most of his life, Ignacio Carrillo traveled the villages of northern Colombia, playing traditional songs on his accordion, a legendary instrument said to have once belonged to the devil. He eventually married and settled in a small town, leaving the nomadic life behind. But after the traumatic death of his wife, he vows never to play again, and embarks on one last journey to return the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2010

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

Summary: Kaisa, a beautiful and feisty Scottish woman, finally has her life together ... at least until her mother asks an enormous favor of her: to bring back her estranged, larger-than-life father. The two of them, father and daughter together, set out on a wild and brutally funny, yet heartbreaking journey which takes them through their emotional past before reaching their ultimate destination.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: distributed by First Run Features 2002

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

Summary: The beautiful and kindhearted princess Snow White charms every creature in the kingdom except one, the Queen, her jealous stepmother. When the Magic Mirror proclaims Snow White as the fairest one of all, she must flee into the forest. There, she befriends the lovable seven dwarfs, Doc, Sneezy, Grumpy, Happy, Bashful, Sleepy and Dopey. The Queen finds Snow White and tricks her with an enchanted...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Buena Vista Entertainment, Inc. 2016

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TCFF Sn

Summary: Enjoy the twisted tale of two assassins carrying out a sinister mission, a teacher battling a fatal illness, an enigmatic janitor, and a curious waitress leading a dangerous double life. Murderous consequences unravel in the dead of night as their lives all intertwine at the hands of a mysterious criminal mastermind hellbent on revenge.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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