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Summary: "In a rundown circus on the outskirts of Mexico City, 13 year-old Alma earns a living as a trapeze artist. When her fellow performers find out that she is pregnant, Alma is expelled from the circus. She lives on the streets until she meets a troupe of traveling puppeteers that preach the word of God. Alma sees a promise in them, a glimpse of hope. This is a story of a young girl's search for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Desert Mountain Media 2002

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

Summary: Gorgeously filmed along the back roads of rural Mexico, CIRCO follows the Ponce family's hardscrabble circus as it struggles to stay together despite mounting debt, dwindling audiences, and a simmering family conflict. Tino, the ringmaster, is driven by his dream to lead his parents' circus to success and corrals the energy of his whole family, including his four young children, towards this...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2011

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Summary: "One of Mexico's most highly regarded works of political cinema, Canoa: A Shameful Memory reimagines a real-life incident that had occurred just eight years before its release, when a group of urban university employees on a hiking trip were viciously attacked by residents of the village of San Miguel Canoa who had been manipulated by a corrupt priest into believing the travelers were communist...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: From the rural banana plantation where they play soccer for the village team to the big city stadiums, two brothers have become rivals and battle each other on opposing sides. When a talent scout gets stranded in their tiny town, brothers Beto and Tato are discovered. They are whisked away to Mexico City to play for the big leagues where they quickly achieve fame. Beto is nicknamed 'Rudo' for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

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Summary: Set in the future, a young man looks for a better life outside his small rural village in Mexico-- but finds himself facing a technological dystopia when he attempts to cross the border.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Maya Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: Well into their 30s, Juan Nunez and Benjamin Wilson still can't seem to finish veterinary school or leave their parents' homes. Instead, they wallow in comfortable limbo a suburb of Mexico City. On a fateful Christmas Eve, however, they decide it's finally time to distinguish themselves by executing the most infamous cultural artifacts heist in all of Mexican history, looting the country's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MUS

Aparicio, Yalitza

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Summary: Looks at the life of an early-1970s, middle-class family in Mexico City through the eyes of their indigenous domestic worker who keeps the household running.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: After the Spanish conquest of Tenochtitlan, scribe Topilzin rebels against the new state-imposed religion.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Starz Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: "All he wants is to be a mariachi, like his father, his grandfather and his great grandfather before him. But the town he thinks will bring him luck brings only a curse of deadly mistaken identity. Forced to trade his guitar for a gun, the mariachi is playing for his life"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: Three different people are catapulted into dramatic and unforseen circumstances in the wake of a terrible car crash: a young punk stumbles into the sinister underground world of dog fighting; an injured supermodel's designer pooch disappears into the apartment's floorboards; and an ex-radical turned hit man rescues a Rotweiler with a gunshot wound.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lion's Gate Home Entertainment 2001

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

Ross, John

Contents: Introduction: Welcome to El Monstruo -- Birth of a monstruo -- City of flowers & smoking hearts -- City of palaces & ghosts -- City of betrayed hopes -- City of order & progress -- City of the cannibal revolution -- City of artists & assassins -- City & country -- The city goes to war; city of miracles & hype -- Uruchurtu's city -- City of dread & redemption -- City of denial & shame -- City in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972 ROS

Summary: Joe Kidd, which concerns a land war in New Mexico at the turn of the century, marks Clint Eastwood at the top of his form as a western hero. Like a very classic western, it has gunfights, conflicts, and a slambang finale which has a locomotive being driven through a saloon where the bad guys are hiding.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2003

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2 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN JOE

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Summary: A small Mexican village threatened by development and how a single act of rebellion rekindles its pride and strength of spirit.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2005

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Summary: Four middle-aged men decide to take a motorcycle road trip from Cincinnati to the Pacific in order to get away from their lives which are leading them nowhere. These "Wild Hogs" tear up the road and eventually stop in New Mexico for a drink, not knowing that the bar belongs to the Del Fuegos, a mean biker gang. When the Del Fuegos steal a bike that belongs to the Wild Hogs, Woody, one the the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Entertainment 2007

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE WIL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE Wild 2007

Summary: A successful cattle rancher battles with corrupt government officials and their stooges in New Mexico's Lincoln County War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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Levy, Janice.

Summary: Simple text and color illustrations present the historical background and contemporary celebration of the Cinco de Mayo holiday.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman 2007

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 LEV SPANISH

Summary: A chambermaid at a high-end Mexico City hotel, into a beautifully observed film of rich detail. Set entirely in this alienating environment, with extended scenes taking place in the guest rooms, hallways, and cleaning facilities, this minimalist yet sumptuous movie brings to the fore Eve's hopes, dreams, and desires.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: Bud Johnson is an apathetic, beer drinking, lovable loser, who is coasting through a life that is passed him by. His one bright spot in his mundane existence is his precocious, over achieving twelve-year old daughter, Molly. She takes care of them both. She accidentally sets off a chain of events on Election Day, which culminates in the presidential election coming down to one vote, Bud's....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Mills, Deborah

Summary: Alfredo y su papá deben cruzar la frontera en un viaje difícil de México a los Estados Unidos. ¿Encontrarán el nuevo hogar que están buscando en el otro lado? Basándose en hechos reales, esta historia cobra vida gracias a la ilustradora Mexicana Claudia Navarro, y está repleta de notas al final del texto para iniciar conversaciones sobre inmigración.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: J SPANISH 325 MIL

Summary: Living among the ordinary citizens of the infamous New Mexico city of Roswell are four teenagers who are not there by choice. Max, Isabel, Michael, and Tess are humans with extraordinary gifts. They are human/alien hybrids, sent here as replacements for the royalty of an alien race. This year the show will be built around around the relationships between human and aliens.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2004

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

Summary: Discover the stories, ideas, and methods behind today's most compelling artists; features sixteen artists from North America (Chicago, Mexico City, Los Angeles, and Vancouver).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Two down-and-out Americans in Mexico meet a grizzled old prospector who piques their interest with stories of his gold-hunting experiences. The Americans gather a stake and set off with the old prospector in search of fortune.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2003

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

Summary: Presents the parallels between the two great American societies of the Aztecs and the Incas, both of which fell to the Spanish conquistadores of the sixteenth century. Includes re-creations of lost cities such as Tenochtitlan and Machu Picchu.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Kultur International Films 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972.018 EMP

Summary: "Quesadillas sizzling on street corners outside cosy coffee shops; mariachi in sequined sombreros serenading late-night revellers; tower blocks casting long shadows over baroque churches and Aztec ruins studded with cacti. Mexico City simultaneously conforms to every stereotype and challenges every preconception with shameless self-assurance. We push past the colourful chaos and Frida Kahlo...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gestalten 2018

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