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Summary: Olive is a little girl who dreams of winning the Little Miss Sunshine contest. Her family wants her dream to come true, but they are so dysfunctional that they can barely make it through a day without some disaster befalling them. Olive's father, Richard, is unsuccessful as a motivational speaker. He is barely on speaking terms with Olive's mother. Her uncle Frank has attempted suicide...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY LIT
1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY LIT

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Little 2006

Summary: Set in the future, a young man looks for a better life outside his small rural village in Mexico-- but finds himself facing a technological dystopia when he attempts to cross the border.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Maya Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: "One of Mexico's most highly regarded works of political cinema, Canoa: A Shameful Memory reimagines a real-life incident that had occurred just eight years before its release, when a group of urban university employees on a hiking trip were viciously attacked by residents of the village of San Miguel Canoa who had been manipulated by a corrupt priest into believing the travelers were communist...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: Well into their 30s, Juan Nunez and Benjamin Wilson still can't seem to finish veterinary school or leave their parents' homes. Instead, they wallow in comfortable limbo a suburb of Mexico City. On a fateful Christmas Eve, however, they decide it's finally time to distinguish themselves by executing the most infamous cultural artifacts heist in all of Mexican history, looting the country's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: "All he wants is to be a mariachi, like his father, his grandfather and his great grandfather before him. But the town he thinks will bring him luck brings only a curse of deadly mistaken identity. Forced to trade his guitar for a gun, the mariachi is playing for his life"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: Joe Kidd, which concerns a land war in New Mexico at the turn of the century, marks Clint Eastwood at the top of his form as a western hero. Like a very classic western, it has gunfights, conflicts, and a slambang finale which has a locomotive being driven through a saloon where the bad guys are hiding.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2003

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2 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN JOE

Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 2

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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4 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

Summary: The Sarah Rose Princess America Pageant is a beauty contest to die for. And that's exactly what the contestants in Mount Rose, Minnesota are doing. Ever since the vivacious but vicious former beauty queen, Gladys, has been pushing her charm-challenged daughter, Rebecca, to win at all costs, the competition has been dropping like flies.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Video 1999

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

Summary: Four middle-aged men decide to take a motorcycle road trip from Cincinnati to the Pacific in order to get away from their lives which are leading them nowhere. These "Wild Hogs" tear up the road and eventually stop in New Mexico for a drink, not knowing that the bar belongs to the Del Fuegos, a mean biker gang. When the Del Fuegos steal a bike that belongs to the Wild Hogs, Woody, one the the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Entertainment 2007

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE Wild 2007

Summary: From the rural banana plantation where they play soccer for the village team to the big city stadiums, two brothers have become rivals and battle each other on opposing sides. When a talent scout gets stranded in their tiny town, brothers Beto and Tato are discovered. They are whisked away to Mexico City to play for the big leagues where they quickly achieve fame. Beto is nicknamed 'Rudo' for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

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Summary: A small Mexican village threatened by development and how a single act of rebellion rekindles its pride and strength of spirit.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2005

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

Summary: A successful cattle rancher battles with corrupt government officials and their stooges in New Mexico's Lincoln County War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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Guillaume, Jenna

Summary: The last thing sixteen-year-old Maisie Martin thought she'd be doing over vacation is entering a beauty pageant. Not when she's spent most of her life hiding her body from everyone. Not when her Dad is AWOL and her gorgeous older sister has returned to rock Maisie's already shaky confidence. And especially not when her best friend starts flirting with the boy she's always loved. But Maisie's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree Publishing Company Inc. 2020

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Summary: This silent film showcases the people and places of Traverse City, Michigan in 1940, featuring local churches, schools, businesses, families and social gatherings. In the film, The Traverse City Exchange Club invites famous Hollywood director "Gary Owens" to preside over a Movie Queen contest in which the winner will receive a Hollywood contract. The film was originally produced as a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: History Center of Traverse City 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 917.7464 WER

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WE'RE
1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: R NEL 977.4 We're

Summary: Bud Johnson is an apathetic, beer drinking, lovable loser, who is coasting through a life that is passed him by. His one bright spot in his mundane existence is his precocious, over achieving twelve-year old daughter, Molly. She takes care of them both. She accidentally sets off a chain of events on Election Day, which culminates in the presidential election coming down to one vote, Bud's....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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

Bray, Libba.

Summary: When a plane crash strands thirteen teen beauty contestants on a mysterious island, they struggle to survive, to get along with one another, to combat the island's other diabolical occupants, and to learn their dance numbers in case they are rescued in time for the competition.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2011

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION BRA

Summary: "In a rundown circus on the outskirts of Mexico City, 13 year-old Alma earns a living as a trapeze artist. When her fellow performers find out that she is pregnant, Alma is expelled from the circus. She lives on the streets until she meets a troupe of traveling puppeteers that preach the word of God. Alma sees a promise in them, a glimpse of hope. This is a story of a young girl's search for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Desert Mountain Media 2002

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

Summary: The citizens of a small Mexican farming village hire seven gun fighters to defend them from a ruthless and exploitative group of bandits led by Calvera. As Calvera's next raid approaches, the peasants and the gun fighters work together to prepare to defend the village.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment Inc. 2001

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MAG NOT RATED

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2 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN MAG

Summary: Living among the ordinary citizens of the infamous New Mexico city of Roswell are four teenagers who are not there by choice. Max, Isabel, Michael, and Tess are humans with extraordinary gifts. They are human/alien hybrids, sent here as replacements for the royalty of an alien race. This year the show will be built around around the relationships between human and aliens.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2004

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

Summary: Two down-and-out Americans in Mexico meet a grizzled old prospector who piques their interest with stories of his gold-hunting experiences. The Americans gather a stake and set off with the old prospector in search of fortune.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2003

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

DiCamillo, Kate

Summary: Hoping that if she wins a local beauty pageant her father will come home, Raymie practices twirling a baton and performing good deeds as she is drawn into an unlikely friendship with a drama queen and a saboteur.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC DIC

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DIC

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION DIC

Scott, Lisa Ann

Summary: After her beloved father's death in 1977, eleven-year-old tomboy Chip tries to fit with her family of beauty queens, making unlikely new friends at Miss Vernie's unusual charm school in Mt. Airy, North Carolina.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION SCO

Charles, Tami

Summary: It is 1983 and Vanessa Martin, a thirteen-year-old African American girl in Newark's public housing, dreams of following in the footsteps of the first black Miss America, Vanessa Williams; but the odds are against her until a new teacher at school organizes a beauty pageant and encourages Vanessa to enter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CHA

Summary: Three different people are catapulted into dramatic and unforseen circumstances in the wake of a terrible car crash: a young punk stumbles into the sinister underground world of dog fighting; an injured supermodel's designer pooch disappears into the apartment's floorboards; and an ex-radical turned hit man rescues a Rotweiler with a gunshot wound.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lion's Gate Home Entertainment 2001

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

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