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Summary: "A close-knit team of six young men sailed away from Ireland in 1977 with dreams of a better life. Thirty years later, they reunite at the wake after one of them suddenly dies. Hardened by years of disappointment and drink, they quickly realize that their bonds of friendship have weakened, provoking regret, jealousy and tension. As they reveal their guilty feelings about their dead friend and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BFS Entertainment & Multimedia Ltd. 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A nurse, Mariana, accompanies Leao to his home on the volcanic islands of Cape Verde after an accident sends him into a coma. Yet he goes unrecognized by fellow denizens, leaving Mariana trapped with and eventually entranced by a mysterious community. Never before released in the U.S. and now beautifully restored, it foreshadows the masterful films that would follow, yet is an extraordinary,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A carpenter recovering from a heart attack befriends a single mother and her two kids as together they battle the national health care system.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Among the most fascinating chapters of film history is that of the so-called "race films" that flourished in the 1920s -'40s. Unlike the "black cast" films produced within the Hollywood studio system, these films not only starred African Americans but were funded, written, produced, edited, distributed, and often exhibited by people of color. Entrepreneurial filmmakers built an industry apart...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PIO
1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD DOC PIO

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Ricky and his wife Abby, who lost their home in the 2008 financial crash, are desperate to get out of their economic distress. When Ricky gets the opportunity to be his own boss as a delivery driver, they trade in their only asset, Abby's car, for a new white van and the dream that Ricky can work his way up to owning his own franchise. But the couple find their lives are quickly pushed further...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Summary: Summer 1939. Influential families in Nazi Germany have sent their daughters to a finishing school in an English seaside town to learn the language and be ambassadors heralding the rise of National Socialism. A teacher there sees what is coming and is trying to raise the alarm but the authorities believe he is the problem.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: From the moment the new reverend climbs the pulpit, Liz knows she and her family are in great danger.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN BRI

Summary: Based on a true story, Darlene longs for love, family and passion. She leaves her small rural town to find the one man that can fulfill all of her desires. One child, still single and three years later, Darlene, comes back home. She accepts a marriage proposal from a neighbor who turns her into his personal slave. Her husband's cousin comes to live with them and she finds comfort with him. A...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A collection of 8 movies featuring animals.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: When London transplant Mia moves with her family to a lion farm in South Africa, she forms a bond with the white lion cub Charlie, one that is tested when the two run away across-country, hoping to reach a lion sanctuary and life-long safety for Charlie.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY MIA

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Summary: On a faraway mountaintop, eight kids with guns watch over a hostage and a conscripted milk cow.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

1 hold on 7 copies

Summary: During her Christmas holidays with the royal family at the Sandringham estate in Norfolk, England, Diana Spencer, struggling with mental health problems, decides to end her decade-long marriage to Prince Charles.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA SPE
1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: James Gregory is a racist South African guard whose certainties of life are shaken to the core. During a twenty year span, James spent his time as Nelson Mandela's prison warden. Shows the daily application of a major historic abonimation, known as Apartheid, as seen through the eyes of the average White South African. These are 'ordinary' people who are neither heroes nor villains, but obtuse...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: God lives in human form as a cynical writer with his young opinionated daughter in present day Brussels, Belgium. She concludes that her dad is doing a terrible job and decides to rewrite the world, which leaves God angry, powerless and adamant to get his power back.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Grazia is a carefree mother of three, who soon becomes the focus of her neighbors' gossip. While her fellow Lampedusians work and live hard - oblivious to their native paradise - Grazia alone is courageous enough to blissfully embrace life's treasures. Her wild, sensual and free-spirited behavior reflects the unrivaled beauty of her heavenly seaside village. She is not understood or accepted by...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Ossei is a strong-willed young man who sets out to rescue his mother when their village is raided. His quest leads him to the stronghold of the dreaded King Adanggaman, an arrogant despot who thrives on the slave trade and uses fierce female warriors to enforce his power. One of these Amazons, herself a former slave, falls in love with Ossei, and they escape to the bush.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: German intelligence agent Gunther Bachmann (Philip Seymour Hoffman, in his final starring role) must race against time to solve a perilous mystery: Is the half-Chechen, half-Russian Muslim who's surfaced in Hamburg a victim seeking refuge, or a terrorist seeking revenge?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Contents: Disc 1. The camp meeting jubilee (Unknown) -- My man rocks me (Trixie Smith) -- Kansas city blues (Jim Jackson) -- Going to move to Alabama (Charley Patton) -- Move it on over (Hank Williams) -- It's tight like that (Tampa Red) -- Pinetop's boogie woogie (Clarence "Pinetop" Smith) -- Jimmy's blues (Jimmy Blythe) -- Crazy about my baby (Blind Roosevelt Graves) -- Tiger rag (Washboard Rhythm...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Famous Flames Recording 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES FIR

Summary: During his time as a police captain in Foshan, Ip Man is targeted by a vengeful gangster just as the Japanese army invades the region.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "1969. Marighella, Brazil's number one enemy, has no time for fear. On the one hand, a violent military dictatorship, with its fear. On the one hand, a violent military dictatorship, with its heinous crimes of torture and infamous censorship. On the other, an intimidated people. Alongside guerrilleros 30 years younger than him and willing to fight, the revolutionary leader opts for action - all...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The origins of the Colombian drug trade, as seen through eyes of an indigenous Wayuu family that becomes involved in the booming business of selling marijuana to American youth in the 1970s. When greed, passion and honor collide, a fratricidal war breaks out and puts their lives, culture, and ancestral traditions at stake.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Jessica is a beautiful young woman from the provinces who has come to Paris and lands a job waiting tables at a chic bistro on fabled Avenue Montaigne. Jessica's customers include a popular TV actress who is courting a major Hollywood director for her first serious film role; a wealthy art collector who is about to liquidate a lifetime's worth of treasures at auction; and an illustrious...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Thinkfilm 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Gifted Eyad, a Palestinian Israeli boy, is given the chance to go to a prestigious Jewish boarding school in Jerusalem. As he desperately tries to fit in with his Jewish schoolmates and within Israeli society, Eyad develops a friendship with another outsider, Jonathan, a boy suffereing from muscular dystrophy, and gradually becomes part of the home Jonathan shares with his mother, Edna. After...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Tina is a border guard who has the ability to smell human emotions, and catch smugglers. When she comes across a mysterious man with a smell that confounds her detection, she uncovers a dark secret about her own past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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