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Summary: The deep forests of Poland and Belorussia are the domain of the occuping Germans during World War II. The three Bielski brothers go into the forests and find the impossible task of foraging for food, weapons and survival, not just for themselves but for a large mass of fleeing Polish Jews from the German war machine. The brothers, living with the fear of discovery must contend with neighboring...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: The real-life story of one working wife and mother who became a hero to hundreds during World War II. In 1939 Poland, Antonina Zabinska and her husband, Dr. Jan Zabinski, have the Warsaw Zoo flourishing under his stewardship and her care. When the Germans invade their country, they are forced to report to the Reich's newly appointed chief zoologist, Lutz Heck. To fight back on their own terms,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Zookeeper's 2017

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

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

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Summary: Cats: The Jellicle Cats gather in their junkyard, preparing for the Jellicle Ball, for this is the night when patriarch Old Deuteronomy will choose a cat to be reborn into a new life on the Heavyside Layer. There are stories, songs, and dances from Victoria the White Cat, Munkustrap, Rum Tum Tugger, Grizabella, Jemima, Gus the Theatre Cat, Jellylorum, Skimbleshanks, Macavity, Demeter and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Ligocka, Roma

Summary: The internationally bestselling memoir of survival and self-discovery by the woman whose childhood as the real-life girl in the red coat was so famously depicted in the film "Schindler's List."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bentam Dell 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LIGOCKA, ROMA LIG

Summary: Twelfth century Shrewsbury comes dramatically to life in Ellis Peters' story of Brother Cadfael--a good man in an evil world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2010

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Summary: Follow a pair of carnivorous mermaid sisters drawn ashore to explore life on land in an alternate 1980s Poland. Their tantalizing siren songs and otherworldly auras make them overnight sensations as nightclub singers in the half-glam, half-decrepit world of Smoczynska's imagining. The director gives fierce teeth to her viscerally sensual, darkly feminist twist on Hans Christian Andersen's "The...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2017

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

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: A working-class Irish family is torn between right and wrong when two brothers, Michael and Tommy, live out their destinies on opposite sides of the law. Includes 8 episodes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mandalay Television 2008

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

Summary: In The pilgrim of hate a body turns up in a sack during the annual "Cripples' Day" pilgrimage. In The potter's field, a woman's skeleton is unearthed in a field that has recently been donated to the abbey. In The holy thief, two visiting monks are implicated when holy relics of Saint Winifred disappear.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed exclusively by Acorn Media US 2010

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

Summary: A morbid taste for bones: When a young monk claims to see visions of St. Winifred, Cadfael and a party from Shrewsbury Abbey trek to Wales to excavate her holy relics and are met with much hostility.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2010

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

Summary: Grazia is a carefree mother of three, who soon becomes the focus of her neighbors' gossip. While her fellow Lampedusians work and live hard - oblivious to their native paradise - Grazia alone is courageous enough to blissfully embrace life's treasures. Her wild, sensual and free-spirited behavior reflects the unrivaled beauty of her heavenly seaside village. She is not understood or accepted by...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: Romek is a Jewish boy from Krakow hiding out with a rural Catholic family in Poland in 1943. Romek soons finds himself in an ackward position with the other children of the village, who don't know whether to view the newcomer as a friend or rival. In a catechism class taught by a local priest, Ramek meets Marka, a local thirteen-year-old whose romantic interest sparks some twists that include...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Edges 2005

Summary: Poland, World War II. Innocent and naive 8-year-old Bruno is bored and restless in his new home. Ignoring his mother, he sets off on an adventure in the woods. He comes across a high fence which separates him from the people he can see through it. Soon he meets a young boy in striped pajamas, and a surprising friendship develops.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2009

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

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

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

Summary: Twelfth century Shrewsbury comes dramatically to life in Ellis Peters' story of Brother Cadfael--a good man in an evil world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2004

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Summary: Warsaw, December 1945: the Second World War is finally over and Mathilde is treating the last of the French survivors of the German camps. When a panicked Benedictine nun appears at the clinic one night begging Mathilde to follow her back to the convent, what she finds there is shocking: a holy sister about to give birth and several more in advanced stages of pregnancy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Jay Jay the Jet Plane follows the exciting adventures of a perky and curious six-year-old jet plane. Jay Jay and all of his airplane friends live at Tarrytown Airport, a place where imagination takes flight.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: A working-class Irish family is torn between right and wrong when two brothers live out their destinies on opposite sides of the law.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2006

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

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Summary: An enterprising gambler and a bordello madam, both newcomers to the raw Pacific Northwest mining town of Presbyterian Church, join forces to provide the miners with a superior kind of whorehouse experience. The appearance of representatives of a powerful mining company with interests of its own, however, threatens to be the undoing of their plans.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Streisand, Barbra

Summary: In turn-of-the-century Eastern Europe where women are denied higher education, Yentl disguises herself as a young man in order to gain entrance to an orthodox Jewish school.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2009

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

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Summary: "The jokes stretch from here to maternity in the hilariously offensive Family guy episode you couldn't see on television...[A] freakin' poignant tale of what happens when Lois agrees--against Peter's wishes--to become a surrogate mother for an infertile couple. You'll laugh, you'll cry-- it's your choice!"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2010

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

Summary: Brothers Michael and Tommy are at odds with their family, their friends, and their careers. As Tommy pursues his chance to be a rising star in politics, Michael seeks his power in the gritty underworld of crime and violence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: A realistic drama depicting students at a Portland, Oregon high school before and during a tragic school shooting. Follows a young boy who takes over the wheel from his drunken dad while returning from lunch. Then follows another student who crosses paths with the first, then the other of the two boys in camouflage gear, carrying heavy bags, who arrive inside the school and begin shooting. No...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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

Summary: Follows the life of Polish artist Wladyslaw Strzeminski.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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Summary: The story of a Catholic war profiteer, Oskar Schindler, who risked his life and went bankrupt in order to save more than 1,000 Jews from certain death in concentration camps. He employed Jews in his crockery factory manufacturing goods for the German army. At the same time he tries to stay solvent with the help of a Jewish accountant and negotiates business with a vicious Nazi commandant who...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2004

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

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