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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: 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

Summary: As animators, puppeteers, designers, writers, or directors, Philadelphia natives and identical twins Stephen and Timothy Quay are renowned for artisanal methods and unusual sources of inspiration. Described as 'Kafkaesque' or 'post-apocalyptically Bruegelian' their films are inspired by twentieth-century European visual and literary culture, especially the surrealist and expressionist...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International Corp. 2000

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

Summary: The story encompasses the gruesome detail, horror, passion, and torment that characterized works of the German Expressionist movement. Wozzeck is an impoverished soldier driven insane by his manipulative superiors and his mistress' infidelity. In a jealous rage, he stabs her, then drowns when he tries to wash the blood from his hands.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kultur 2009

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA WOZ

Summary: Einstein's Big Idea reveals the roots of his astonishing breakthrough in the human stories of men and women whose innovative thinking across four centures helped lead to E=mc2, and ultimately unleashed the power of the atom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2005

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Summary: Set against the sweeping grandeur of the Himalayas and tea plantations of Northern India, this epic drama tells the rich and explosive story of the decline of the British Empire and the birth of modern India, from both sides of the experience.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2015

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

Contents: work outing -- Return of the golden child -- Moss and the German -- dinner party -- Smoke and mirrors -- Men without women.

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 Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series IT 2009

Summary: Part 8: Ralph Nickleby tries to cheat Madeleine Bray out of her inheritance. He is denied his dark goal, but Nicholas' joy over thwarting his uncle's scheme is dimmed when he learns that Smike is gravely ill.

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: As big business takes hold of the rail industry, a local depot gang is forced to either adapt to the new managerial double-talk or take chances with receiving severance pay. Agreements set long ago are suddenly undermined by a new managing director who wipes the slate clean. Tensions mount when the men show up the the depot only to find there is no work for them.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Look Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: An extraordinary video diary of living with AIDS. Told with guts and humor by longtime companions Tom Joslin and Mark Massi, this powerful documentary celebrates the human spirit while capturing the emotional challenges of living with a fatal illness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2003

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

Summary: At the heart of this film is the question of whether Leni Riefenstahl was a Nazi, as her detractors claim, or whether she was the victim of society-- a naive, young woman who made Triumph des Willens on assignment, and simply did a very good job. This film does not judge, and Riefenstahl (a fiesty 90 during production) is genuine in her protest. Or has the passage of 50-plus years simply...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 1998

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

Summary: Young at Heart Chorus is based in Northampton, Massachusetts. See the final weeks of rehearsal for the group, whose average age is 81 and many of whom must overcome health adversities to participate. Their music is unexpected, going against the stereotype of their age group, performing songs that range from James Brown to Coldplay. The group has toured Europe and sung for royalty. Now they are...

Format: moving image

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Young 2008

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

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2006

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