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Summary: "Losing Ground tells the story of a marriage of two remarkable people, both at a crossroads in their lives. Sara Rogers, a black professor of philosophy, is embarking on an intellectual quest to understand 'ecstasy' just as her painter husband Victor sets off on a more earthly exploration of joy"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: A church destroyed. A congregation silenced. A relationship shattered. Yet even in life's darkest valleys, a small flame can light the way toward healing and hope. After a deadly fire rips through St. James Church, Hadleigh University leaders use the tragedy to push the congregation off campus, forcing the church to defend its rights and bringing together estranged brothers for a reunion that...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family God's 2018

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

Damon, Matt

Summary: A young working-class genius is hauled back from the brink of self-destruction by a gifted counselor.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate 2011

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD GOO RATED R

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

Summary: Absent-minded professor: A college professor develops an anti-gravity substance by accident and equips his Model T and his college's basketball player's shoes with it. He tries to convince the Pentagon of its value but has problems with a local crook who wants to profit from the idea.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney DVD 2008

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Absent 2008

Summary: Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid 19th century, and receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, Dr. William Minor.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: A cynical college professor takes a keen interest in a talented young writing student. When lines are crossed, it becomes unclear who is the victim and who is the victimizer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2018

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

Summary: Set in 1953, Katherine Watson is a free-spirited graduate of UCLA who accepts a teaching post at Wellesley College, a women-only school where the students are torn between the repressive mores of the time and their longing for intellectual freedom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY MON

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

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

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Summary: Richard, a buttoned-down college lecturer, who after learning he has six months to live, transforms into a rebellious party animal. To the shock of his wife and school chancellor, and the delight of his students, Richard leads a hilarious crusade against authority and hypocrisy in this dark comedy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: It's the debate of the ages; this time, held in a seemingly insignificant venue, but the outcome, as always, will be life-changing. A Christian college freshman, Josh Wheaton, and his atheist philosophy professor hold court on the existence of God. To pass the course, Josh must prove to the class that God is alive and well. This dare could cost him his relationships, his career, even his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pure Flix Entertainment 2014

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

Scharf, Yuval

Summary: The rivalry between father and son professors of Talmudic studies comes to a head when the father is slated to receive Israel's most prestigious national award for his work.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2012

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

Summary: Melvin B. Tolson is a professor at Wiley College in Texas. Wiley is a small African-American college. In 1935, Tolson inspired students to form the school's first debate team. Tolson turns a group of underdog students into a historically elite debate team which goes on to challenge Harvard in the national championship. Inspired by a true story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Co. 2008

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3 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GRE

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

Summary: Heaven and Earth collide when angel in training Harry Mills, also known as Mr. Miracle is sent down to a community college during Christmas for his first assignment, to help an insecure student realize her life purpose. As Harry is schooled in life lessons, he learns being human isn't as easy as he thought.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: DVD Holiday M

Summary: When a female college student goes missing, a popular professor is the prime suspect. Suddenly, the questions he faces aren't merely academic, they're a matter of life and death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2018

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

Summary: When respected American religious symbology expert Dr. Robert Langdon is summoned to the Louvre by French Captain Bezu Fache, he soon discovered that he is the number 1 suspect for the murder of a historian Langdon had been scheduled to meet with. Assisted by a French cryptographer and government agent named Sophie, Langdon is challenged to decipher a chain of cryptic codes and puzzles, all the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

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Billingsley, John

Summary: When the colleagues of a retiring college professor throw him a going-away party, the academic reveals he's a 14,000-year-old immortal.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Starz Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI MAN

Summary: Classic about a professor that invents an anti-gravity substance he names flubber, that makes inanimate objects and people fly.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY ABS

Summary: Two friends meet after being apart for years- one in the United States studying film, and the other a professor at a university. When they start talking they realize they both loved the same woman, and decide to go find her to see if any sparks fly.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2007

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

Moore, Julianne

Summary: A Harvard psychologist suddenly diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's disease struggles to find meaning and purpose in her life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Enter 2015

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA STI

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Still 2015

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD STI RATED PG-13

Summary: Research scientist Eddie Jessup explores altered states of consciousness using sensory deprivation and hallucinogenic drugs.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1998

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI ALT

Summary: A philosopher and college professor is sent into the future to see the possible results of his actions in this mixture of sci-fi adventure and Christian drama.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Five & Two Pictures 2002

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

Summary: For more than 500 years, Porterhouse College has cherished tradition above all else. Unfortunately, its traditions mostly involve decadent banquets, drunkenness, and undistinguished scholarship. Enter Sir Godber Evans, a new master hell-bent on reform. Of course, the dinosaurs on the faculty resist him at every term. But Head Porter Skullion emerges as Sir Godber's most formidable foe--a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2007

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

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Summary: Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent student at M.I.T. Wanting to transfer to the Harvard School of Medicine, he learns that he cannot afford the $300,000 for the tuition. Then Ben is introduced into a small but secretive club by his math professor, Micky Rosa. The club has four other students: Jill, Choi, Kianna, and Jimmy; and they are being trained by Mickey in the skill of blackjack...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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Summary: Stanford University professor Dr. Philip Zimbardo, who, in 1971, cast twenty-four male student volunteers as prisoners and guards in a simulated jail to examine the source of abusive behavior in the prison system. The results astonished the world, as participants went from middle-class undergrads to drunk-with-power sadists and submissive victims in just a few days. Based on a true story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD STA RATED R

Summary: Follow the exploits of Paul Pennyfeather, whose unfair expulsion from Oxford kick-starts a disastrous series of events, wherein he is by turn a naive teacher, a celebrity bridegroom, a wanted fugitive, and an international white slave-trader.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn 2017

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

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