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Summary: N'dala is an orphan from the Angolan province of Bie, a flashpoint in the rebellion that incited Angola's brutal civil war. In 1991 N'dala is airlifted by missionaries to the port city of Luanda, Angola's capital. He slips away from the nuns at the airport, choosing the solitude of the streets of the old city, but he is not prepared for living by his wits. His wandering leads N'dala to the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Global Film Initiative 2005

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

Summary: Rare short films made in 1932 taken from Shirley Temple's personal collection.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Shirley 2005

Summary: An examination of Bertolt Brecht's "Mother Courage and her children", and the political philosophies the play represents. Preparing for The Public Theater's 2006 production of Brecht's anti-war play, Meryl Streep allows a camera crew to document her rehearsal process and interest in the work. Moreover, the life and times of Brecht himself are followed, most notably the playwrites' escape from...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Alive Mind 2009

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

Summary: Basada en una historia real, Voces inocentes es una cuenta la conmovedora historia de Chava, un niño de once años que atrapado en medio de la guerra civil de los años 80 en El Salvador, tiene que convertirse en "el hombre de la casa" después de que su padre los abandona.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox 2005

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

Summary: Soran is a 13-year-old boy who orders other children around as he installs an antennae for villagers keen to hear of Saddam's fall. When, he falls for the quiet, beautiful Agrin, he is disturbed by her brother Henkov who can seemingly predict the future.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: Ten-year-old Gulistan and her brother Firat live in the heart of Turkish Kurdistan. Tragedy strikes when their parents are shot down by paramilitary gunmen before their very eyes. Traumatized and orphaned, Gulistan and Firat try to care for their infant sister, but their money soon runs out and they re forced onto the street. It is there that Gulistan meets the part-time escort Dilara....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2011

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Summary: A 12-year orphan boy works for the Soviet Union's Red Army during World War II, undertaking dangerous reconnaissance missions behind enemy lines.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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

Summary: In the year 44 B.C., Julius Caesar has been assassinated and civil war threatens to destroy the Republic. In the void left by Caesar's demise, egos clash and numerous players jockey for position. The brutally ambitious Mark Antony attempts to solidify his power, aligning himself with Atia, but coming to blows with her cunning son Octavian, who has been anointed in Caesar's will as his only son...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2007

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