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Summary: The story is told through the eyes of teenager Miles 'Pudge' Halter, as he enrolls in boarding school to try to gain a deeper perspective on life. He falls in love with Alaska Young and finds a group of loyal friends. But after an unexpected tragedy, Miles and his friends attempt to make sense of what they've been through.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LOO

Summary: A young student makes a false accusation against her teachers and upsets the lives of all involved.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Year 1 : Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone: The magical adventure begins when Harry Potter is invited to attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY HAR

Summary: "Elle Marja, 14, is a reindeer-breeding Sámi girl. Exposed to the racism of the 1930's and race biology examinations at her boarding school, she starts dreaming of another life. To achieve this other life, she has to become someone else and break all ties with her family and culture"--IMDb.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Synergetic Distribution 2018

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Summary: David Powlett-Jones, a young Welshman, returns from the trenches of World War I disillusioned and suffering from shellshock. Accepted as a teacher at an elite boys boarding school, David fears he won't last. Luckily, the faith of the headmaster who hired him proves well-founded. Over the course of his 20-year rise through the ranks of the school, he finds and loses love with several women.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2003

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV TO

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Summary: Saul Indian Horse, an Ojibway boy, is torn from his family and committed to a residential school. At the school, Saul is denied the freedom to speak his language or embrace his heritage and is a witness to abuse by the people sworn to protect him. But Saul finds salvation in the unlikeliest of places, the rink. His incredible hockey talents lead him away from the school to bigger and better...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Mick Travis leads his fellow students in rebellious acts at their boarding school, culminating in Mick's violent stand against the games played by teachers and students alike.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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

Summary: David Powlett-Jones, a young Welshman, returns from the trenches of World War I disillusioned and suffering from shellshock. Accepted as a teacher at an elite boys boarding school, David fears he won't last. Luckily, the faith of the headmaster who hired him proves well-founded. Over the course of his 20-year rise through the ranks of the school, he finds and loses love with several women.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2003

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV TO

Summary: David Powlett-Jones, a young Welshman, returns from the trenches of World War I disillusioned and suffering from shellshock. Accepted as a teacher at an elite boys boarding school, David fears he won't last. Luckily, the faith of the headmaster who hired him proves well-founded. Over the course of his 20-year rise through the ranks of the school, he finds and loses love with several women.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2003

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV TO

Summary: David Powlett-Jones, a young Welshman, returns from the trenches of World War I disillusioned and suffering from shellshock. Accepted as a teacher at an elite boys boarding school, David fears he won't last. Luckily, the faith of the headmaster who hired him proves well-founded. Over the course of his 20-year rise through the ranks of the school, he finds and loses love with several women.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2003

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV TO

Summary: An intelligent fifteen-year-old high school student is unexpectedly transferred to a boarding school where he opens a portal of monsters from another dimension.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Summary: Ned and Conor are forced to share a bedroom at their boarding school. The loner and the star athlete at this rugby-mad school form an unlikely friendship that's tested by the authorities.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Breaking Glass Pictures 2016

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

Summary: Perfect school: Brian O'Connor likes to play jokes on his little brother, Riley. Maybe he doesn't clean his room or make his bed enough to satisfy his parents, but that's no reason to send him away to boarding school, is it?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: "Tooru left a sad family life to live at a prestigious all-boys boarding school. From his very first day, he feels like he's fallen into another world. The boys in his class seem to be strangely interested in his pretty-boy looks"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anime Works 2007

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME PRI

Summary: "A penetrating reimagining of the iconic and timeless Australian novel, Picnic at Hanging Rock depicts the mysterious disappearances of three schoolgirls and their governess on Valentine's Day, 1900. The complex, interwoven narrative charts the subsequent investigation and the event's far-reaching impact on the students, families, and staff of Appleyard College and on the nearby township....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2018

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV PIC

Summary: A shy British school master named Mr. Chipping devotes his life to teaching "his boys" after the death of his lovely, energetic American wife Katherine. Told via flashbacks, the film features an aged Mr. Chipping looking back nostalgically at his long career, taking note of the people who've touched his life over the years.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2004

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

Summary: Eight-year-old Ishaan can't seem to get anything right in class and gets into more trouble than is parents can handle. They pack him off to boarding school to 'be disciplined, ' and his art teacher, Nikumbh, realizes that something is wrong and sets out to discover what it is. With time, patience, and care, Nikumbh helps Ishann find himself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2010

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

Summary: Robin Williams portrays English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming "Carpe Diem, lads! Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary!" The charismatic teacher's emotionally charged challenge is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm--changing their lives forever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Video 1998

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

Summary: Robin Williams portrays English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming "Carpe Diem, lads! Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary!" The charismatic teacher's emotionally charged challenge is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm--changing their lives forever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Video 2006

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

Summary: Sara, an imaginative, wealthy, good little girl retains her royal composure even when she is made a servant and banished to the attic as a charity pupil in an English boarding school after her father is reported killed in the Boer War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Platinum Disc Corporation 1999

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Sh 14

Summary: Sara Crewe is the pampered daughter of an Army officer who is left in a strict boarding school when her father goes off to war. When he is reported dead, her world is turned upside down and she is made a servant at the school, yet she refuses to let her spirit be broken.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1998

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

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Little 1995

Summary: On Valentine's Day, 1900, a group of Australian schoolgirls set out for a picnic at Hanging Rock. Four of them disappear.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 1998

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

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