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Summary: It is the headline-making true story about the deceptions, lies and betrayals of Bernie Madoff, the man who masterminded the most heinous financial swindle of our generation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2017

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY WIZ

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

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: The journey that led to Charles Dickens' creation of 'A Christmas Carol,' a timeless tale that would redefine the holiday.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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

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

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

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

Summary: Interviews, performances, and footage from church services illustrate the story of soul singer Al Green, who gave up a successful singing career to become a gospel singer and Pentecostal preacher.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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2 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC GOS

Summary: Documentary portrait of jazz visionary Sun Ra and his Arkestra.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC SUN

24 holds on 5 copies

Summary: The true story of Moe Berg, professional baseball player, Ivy League graduate, attorney, and a top-secret spy who helped the US win the race against Germany to build the atomic bomb.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: The incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett, who journeys into the Amazon at the dawn of the twentieth century and discovers evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization that may have once inhabited the region.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

2 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD LOS RATED PG-13

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

Summary: Eccentric firearm heiress believes she is haunted by the souls of people killed by the Winchester repeating rifle.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2018

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

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

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

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: The story of poet Emily Dickinson, whose genius, wit, intellectual independence, and pathos only came to be recognized after her death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: The story of legendary movie star Joan Crawford as she struggles for her career and battles the inner demons of her private life. This torment manifests itself into her relationships with her adopted children, Christina and Christopher.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2006

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

9 holds on 3 copies

Summary: In August, 1892 Lizzie Borden is famously charged with the murder of her stepmother and father. It causes a huge media sensation, perhaps the first example of a tabloid court case. But what really happened on that night? Did Lizzie really do it? What happened in her quietly idyllic Massachusetts life that unfurled this chain of events? Did her father's strict hand send her down this treacherous...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2018

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Summary: An inspector hunts down Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country in the late 1940s for joining the Communist Party.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: The documentary of the life and career of Leonard Cohen.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: An entertaining film about Léon Thérémin, a Russian émigré who pioneered the field of electronic music 4 decades before the rise of electronic rock music, and then mysteriously vanished, not to be seen again for over 50 years. Includes rare film clips from classic Hollywood films and soundtracks.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM/UA Home Entertainment 2001

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Summary: The epic story of Henri Charrière, a safecracker from the Parisian underworld who is framed for murder and condemned to life in the notorious penal colony on Devil's Island. Determined to regain his freedom, Papillon forms an unlikely alliance with convicted counterfeiter Louis Dega, who, in exchange for protection, agrees to finance Papillon's escape.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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Summary: In 1960, a filmmaking group was granted direct access to John F. Kennedy, filming him on the campaign trail and eventually in the Oval Office. This resulted in three films of remarkable, behind-closed-doors intimacy, Primary, Adventures on the New Frontier, and Crisis, and, following the president's assassination, the poetic short Faces of November. Collected here are all four of these titles,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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Summary: The true-story of aspiring filmmaker and infamous Hollywood outsider Tommy Wiseau and a celebration of friendship and dreams pursued against insurmountable odds. When Greg Sestero, an aspiring film actor, meets the weird and mysterious Tommy Wiseau in an acting class, they form a unique friendship and travel to Hollywood to make their dreams come true. Based on the best-selling tell-all about...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Entertainment 2018

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

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

Summary: Naturalist and nineteenth century painter, John James Audubon was one of the most remarkable men of early America. The program brings to life his timeless paintings with dazzling footage of the living birds he immortalized, and celebrates visually the natural world he described in his writings. Interviews reveal the man, explore his art, and put his groundbreaking work in modern perspective.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: "The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames is widely regarded as America's most important designers. Perhaps best remembered for their mid-century plywood and fiberglass furniture, the Eames Office also created a mind-bending variety of other products ... But their personal lives and influence on significant events in American life ... has been less widely understood. Narrated by James...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2011

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Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Award-winning author and historian Amanda Vickery hosts this engrossing look into an often-overlooked subject: the life and work of female artists. The series offers a comprehensive examination of women artists, beginning with the Renaissance and ending with the early twentieth century.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Athena 2014

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

Rockwell, Anne F.

Summary: The true story of James Lafayette, a spy in the American Revolution. After America won its freedom, James returned to slavery. But James's fight for freedom wasn't over.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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: J. Edgar Hoover was head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for nearly 50 years. Hoover was feared, admired, reviled and revered, a man who could distort the truth as easily as he upheld it. His methods were at once ruthless and heroic, with the admiration of the world his most coveted prize. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2012

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE J. ED

Summary: An intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, who was wounded when Taliban gunmen opened fire on her in Pakistan's Swat Valley. The shooting of the then fifteen-year-old teenager sparked international media outrage. An educational activist in Pakistan, Yousafzai has since emerged as a leading campaigner for the rights of children worldwide and in December 2014, became the youngest-ever Nobel Peace...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc He

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