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Summary: Part one follows the trail of a medical mystery which began in 1981 when five gay men in Los Angeles were diagnosed with a deadly new disease. Traces the international response in the first years of the epidemic, contrasting moments of inspirational leadership with the tragedy of missed opportunities. Reveals the astounding spread of the infection to over 70 million infections in 2006. Part...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2006

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV AGE

Summary: This documentary explores the life of Aileen Wuornos, the prostitute executed in Florida for killing six men. Includes examinations of her childhood, testimony at her trial by Nick Broomfield, and a chilling speech by Wuornos herself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC AIL

Summary: British television series from 1982, 1983-4, 1988 plus The Supergrass across eight discs. The ninth disc includes a retrospective documentary, live Comic Strip performances from 1981 and cast and crew interviews.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Entertainment One 2011

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

Summary: "An ignorant, wannabe-Jamaican British b-boy; an anti-Semitic, misogynistic but friendly Kazakhstani television reporter; and a homosexual Austrian fashonista--all played by Sacha Baron Cohen--conduct interviews on unsuspecting Americans, who include prominent pundits in the political system and celebrities, that reveal deeply hidden prejudices and challenge social mores within American...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2004

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

Summary: Chronicles a half century of British upper-class life through the eyes of Nicholas Jenkins, from the 1920s to the 1960s. See how friendship, adultery, ambition, and failure play out in London's social, political, and artistic scenes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2007

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Summary: With anecdotes and humor, composer Howard Gooddall presents five of the great breakthroughs in European music and what they mean today as classical music is being absorbed into the mainstream.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kultur 2008

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

Summary: It is 1935. Three years have passed, and as the seasons turn, so too do the machinations of a rising revolution. As a new summer falls upon the foothills of India's Little England, Simla, political tensions reach fever point. With help from the scheming Cynthia, Ralph faces the most pivotal year of his career. Alice's husband has followed her to India, and Aafrin's ascending career may be in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD IND NOT RATED

Summary: There are reasons the IT Department of Reynholm Industries is kept in the building's basement. The department's employees are bitter slacker Roy, über-nerd Moss, and technically clueless Jen. Jen finds that her builder is urinating in all of her sinks; Moss has begun to speak like a manly football fan; Roy is now living on the streets; Reynholm will have a new Employee Of The Month;...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2009

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Series IT 2009

Summary: Archaeologist Francis Pryor has made ancient history popular in books and television specials. In this three-part series, he uses the myth of the British icon- King Arthur- to explain new discoveries that dispute the traditional view of early Britain.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Channel Four Television Corporation 2005

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

Summary: Part 6: Disgusted by Ralph's uncaring attitude, Nicholas renounces his uncle, leaving the family without support. But luck--and love-- are with him: Nicholas secures a position and meets the beautiful Madeleine Bray.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2002

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

Summary: In a laboratory, a team of engineers create a replica of Beijing's Forbidden City to uncover the secrets underlying its ability to withstand earthquakes over the centuries.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: British comedy television series based on two very different twenty-something people, Daisy Steiner and Tim Bisley, who pretend to be a professional couple to secure tenancy of a North London flat. The two along with their assortment of co-consiprators, tortured artist Brian, would-be soldier Mike, fashion fascist Twist, rock casualty landlady Marsha and Colin the dog, tackle the big questions...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video for Channel Four Television 2008

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Summary: In this chronicle of San Francisco in the 1970s, the carefree chaos revolves around the funky old apartment house at 28 Barbary Lane where landlady Anna Madrigal welcomes tenants by taping homegrown joints to their doors and presides over their lives with an almost maternal affection.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2002

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

Summary: The Tower of London has been the place of murdered Kings, beheaded Queens, executed spies, and ruthlessly killed innocents. Learn through expert interviews and dramatic reenactments about the notorious past of this setting for the darkest deeds.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Koch Vision 2007

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

Summary: In 1985, two young British friends travelled to a remote corner of Peru. Ambitious mountaineers, their aim was to conquer the unclimbed west face of a notorious 21,000 ft. peak "Siula Grande". Their story has become part of mountaineering legend.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by MGM Home Entertainment 2004

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Touching 2004

Summary: Through eyewitness and insider accounts, this program tells the story of the Labour Party's most successful leader, Prime Minister Tony Blair-- a man who is ruthless, confident, and sacrificed part of his domestic agenda for a foreign policy that almost destroyed him. This program provides the first authoritative television analysis of Blair's decade in office and the legacy he leaves to his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by PBS Home Video 2007

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

Summary: "From the fields of Pakistan through the docks of Hamburg to the halls of London's power elite, this epic drama crosses continents and cultures to portray the dark and dangerous world of international drug smuggling. The intersecting stories of vivid characters-- a British minister with a drug-addicted daughter, the wife of a German businessman whose husband is arrested for drug trafficking,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2001

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

Summary: A war story and a love story, as well as a biting satire on the emergence of the world we live in today.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2006

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

Summary: Shot entirely on location in Washington, D.C., primarily at the Wax Museum nightclub and on the streets of the city Mr. Scott-Heron long considered his home. Robert Mugge's 1982 film showcases the art, the life, and the personality of the great African American poet-singer-songwriter-author Gil Scott-Heron whom many have called the forefather of hip-hop and socially-conscious rap music, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Ross McElwee explores his family's roots as tobacco farmers in North Carolina.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2004

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

Summary: Fifty years after World War II, a team of divers discovered an unidentified German U-boat off the New Jersey coast. What boat was it? And what secret mission had brought it there? This video also traces the history of submarines and undersea warfare from the American Revolution through World War II.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2004

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

Summary: Part 1: The death of their father forces Nicholas and Kate Nickleby to seek help from their uncle. The cold-hearted Ralph sends Nicholas to teach at an institution for boys run by a brutal headmaster, Wackford Squeers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2002

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

Summary: The world of The Mahabharata is of profound storytelling power and spiritual import; within it a civilization rises, falls and is reborn.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: Black Books concerns time-frittering techniques of raddled proprietor Bernard Black, his assistant Manny Bianco and their friend, Fran Katzenjammer. His dubious trio form a family of sorts to protect each other from the realities of modern London.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2007

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

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