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Summary: Jason is an American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics. He makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, Jason unexpectedly finds himself traveling back to ancient China. He meets the drunken kungfu master, Lu Yan; an enigmatic and skillful...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2008

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Summary: Set in the 1920s. A young English couple, Walter, a middle class doctor and Kitty, an upper-class woman, get married for all the wrong reasons and relocate to Shanghai. Kitty falls in love with someone else. When Walter discovers her infidelity, in an act of vengeance, he accepts a job in a remote village in China that is being ravaged by a deadly epidemic. He takes his wife along and their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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

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

Summary: Watch an epic action feature inspired by the life and times of the legendary kung fu master, Ip Man, who mentored Bruce Lee. The story spans the tumultuous Republican era that followed the fall of China's last dynasty, a time of chaos, division, and war that was also the golden age of Chinese martial arts.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN GRA

Summary: China, Later Tang Dynasty, 10th Century. On the eve of the Chong Yang Festival, golden flowers fill the Imperial Palace. The Emperor returns unexpectedly with his second son, Prince Jai. His pretext is to celebrate the holiday with his family, but given the chilled relations between the Emperor and the ailing Empress, this seems disingenuous. For many years, the Empress and Crown Prince Wan,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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2 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN CUR
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Summary: An undercover policeman infiltrates a major drug ring and works his way to the position of heir apparent. When the leader of the syndicate becomes ill, the lure of power and money cause him to question his true identity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Co. 2009

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

Summary: Biggie has the special gift of seeing into people's past lives. He used to be a Buddhist monk until he left the monastery following his childhood friend's brutal murder. He meets rookie cop Yee and uses his gift to help her track down his friend's murderer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tai Seng Entertainment [distributor] 2006

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE RUN

Summary: Dre Parker finds himself in China after his mother's latest career move. He and classmate Mei Ying immediately fall for each other, but cultural differences make this friendship impossible. Even worse, his feelings make an enemy of class bully, Cheng who is quite adept at kung fu. Dre turns to maintenance man Mr. Han, who is secretly a kung fu master and learns that kung fu is not about punches...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2010

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

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

Summary: Inspired by the story of a real-life hero, Huo Yuanjia. When an ill-advised fight destroys the reputation of a renowned martial arts champion and his family, his difficult path to redemption will bring him face-to-face with the most ferocious fighters in the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2006

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

Summary: A new arrival in British-occupied Hong Kong wants to open a martial arts academy to teach his unique Wing Chun style. But a corrupt cabal of martial arts masters, led by Master Hung, refuses to allow him to teach in peace until he proves himself in a series of fights against the local master, which Ip does, in style. But even after earning the respect of the local masters, Ip's troubles are...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2010

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

Summary: During the reign of the Tang dynasty in China, a secret organization called "The House of the Flying Daggers" rises and opposes the government. Leo is a police officer who sends officer Jin to investigate a young dancer named Mei, claiming that she has ties to the "Flying Daggers" organization. Leo ends up arresting Mei, only to have Jin break her free in a plot to gain her trust and lead the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: Liu Jin-xi is a village craftsman whose quiet life is irrevocably shattered by the arrival of two notorious gangsters in the local general store. When Liu single-handedly saves the shopkeeper's life, he comes under investigation by detective Xu Bai-jiu. Convinced that Liu's martial arts mastery belies a hidden history of training by one of the region's vicious clans, Xu doggedly pursues the shy...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: Tequila is a die-hard cop who will stop at nothing to avenge his partner's murder, and joins forces with a rebel cop to fight the bad guys.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mei ya lei she ying die you xian gong si [distributor 1990

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

Summary: Tharlo is a Tibetan shepherd, used to living with little human contact. Visiting a Tibetan town in Qinghai province to obtain a proper ID card from the local police station, Tharlo surprises Police Chief Dorje by reciting from memory a lengthy excerpt from one of Chairman Mao's essays. But things develop in a romantic rather than a political direction. To prepare for his ID photo, Tharlo needs...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Based on the true-life story of Gladys Aylward, an English missionary that led a group of homeless children through war-torn China in the 1930's.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century-Fox Home Entertainment 2003

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Family Inn 2003

Summary: After having the emperor's minister of defense executed, a power-grabbing eunuch sends assassins to trail the victim's children to a remote point on the northern Chinese border. But that bloodthirsty mission is confounded by a mysterious group of fighters who arrive on the scene, intent on delivering justice and defending the innocent.

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2018

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

Summary: A U.S. gunboat cruises China's Yangtze River in 1926, witnessing the awakening of a bloody revolution.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE SAN

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Sand 2007

Summary: "Set in Fo Shan, China during the Sino-Japanese War, Ip Man vividly brings to life the brutality of the infamous Japanese occupation, where once proud men are forced to fight [to the] death for a precious bag of rice. Defined by courage and humility, Ip Man, whose fighting skills are revered all over China, rises to the fore front. Upon refusing to teach his martial arts to the invading...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2010

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

Summary: Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five. But Po's new life of awesomeness is threatened by the emergence of a formidable villain, who plans to use a secret, unstoppable weapon to conquer China and destroy kung fu. Po must look to his past and uncover the secrets of his mysterious origins...

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Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Home Entertainment 2011

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

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Summary: An orphan boy is raised to seek vengeance on the clan leaders who murdered his parents. He takes lessons from an old Shaolin monk who is embedded in a boulder and sets out to find the killers. But before he can deliver justice, he must unite rival factions to fight a far greater evil plaguing the land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Beverly Wilshire Filmsworks Inc. 2000

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

Summary: Po and Furious Five uncover tale of three legendary kung fu heroes Master Thundering Rhino, Master Storming Ox, and Master Croc.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Home Entertainment 2011

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3 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY KUN

Summary: A young farmer named Wang Lung marries a selfless, loyal slave girl, O-Lan. Wang is initially devoted to the land and rises to prosperity. Later, however, Wang deserts the land and takes a second wife and tragedy threatens to overwhelm him. Eventually Wang realizes that the land and O-Lan mean more to him than his wealth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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

Summary: "When a young man notices several thefts of sought-after Tibetan mastiffs from local farms, he decides to sell his family's dog before it is stolen and sold on the black market. His father, an aging Tibetan herder, is furious when he discovers their dog missing. His search to buy back his dog leads to a series of tragicomic events that threaten to tear the family apart, while showing the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Icarus Films Home Video 2012

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

Summary: European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Great 2017

Summary: When the mysterious deaths of a series of loyal subjects threaten to delay the coronation of Empress Wu Zetian, she summons brilliant detective and former dissident Dee back from the exile she imposed on him eight years earlier. Based on the Tang Dynasty official Di Renjie.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Vicol 2010

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