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Summary: A collection of 9 films by emerging filmmakers from underrepresented communities around the world. Each of these stories is personal and distinctly told, but unified by themes of rebirth and growing as above, so below, growing into your future and your past rather than forgetfully forward. These films deny the idea of art for art's sake and do not exist in self-designed aesthetic vacuums. Their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Summary: Two pairs of parents, one of whose child has hurt the other at a public park, meet to discuss the matter in a civilized manner. However, the evening becomes quite chaotic as the parents become increasingly childish.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2012

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Summary: After fleeing his negligent and abusive parents, a hardened, streetwise twelve-year-old boy sues them to protest the life they've given him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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

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

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

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Summary: A group of women decides to take on Fox News head Roger Ailes and the toxic atmosphere he presided over at the network.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD BOM

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

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

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Bombshell 2020

Summary: November, 1999. A peaceful demonstration to stop the World Trade Oraganization talks quickly escalates into a full-scale riot, and soon a State of Emergency is declared by the Mayor of Seattle. The streets are mayhem, and the WTO is paralyzed. Caught in the crossfire of civil liberties and keeping the peace are Seattle residents, including its beleaguered mayor, a SWAT riot officer on the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: Interpol Agent Louis Salinger and Manhattan Assistant District Attorney Eleanor Whitman are determined to bring to justice one of the world's most powerful banks. The two uncover illegal activities including money laundering, arms trading, and the destabilization of governments, Salinger and Whitman's investigation takes them around the world. Finding themselves in a high-stakes chase across...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER INT

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Summary: Toby is a disillusioned director, currently heading commericals, who becomes pulled into a world of fantasy and memory when he's reunited with a Spanish cobbler he cast as Don Quixote in a student film years earlier. The old man now believes himself to be the legendary character, and Toby to be Sancho Panza, who must play along with the delusion as he also attempts to fulfill his professional...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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3 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE MAN

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Summary: Evert Baackstromis a rock star among cops. Starring as a TV expert doesn't help his ego or reputation. He thinks he's a genius, and he is, at solving crimes. When a woman's skull is found, it seems she was murdered recently, but DNA points to her death in the 2004 tsunami. Prosecutor Hanna Hwassbelieves it's a mistake, but Backstrom sees a case only he can solve: a woman who has died twice.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Summary: The journey that led to Charles Dickens' creation of 'A Christmas Carol,' a timeless tale that would redefine the holiday.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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

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

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1 available in Seasonal Adult Collection, Call number: DVD MOVIE MAN

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Summary: Syrian filmmaker Feras Fayyad's breathtaking work, a searing example of boots-on-the-ground reportage, follows the efforts of the internationally recognized White Helmets, an organization consisting of ordinary citizens who are the first to rush towards military strikes and attacks in the hope of saving lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Grasshopper Film 2018

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC LAS

Summary: During the upheavals of Indian independence and partition, a young Hindu girl is romantically pursued by a Muslim, without regard for their religious differences. Surrounding violence catches up, and he turns against Hindus in general, and finally against his love and the values which prompted it.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2003

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

Summary: Enjoy the twisted tale of two assassins carrying out a sinister mission, a teacher battling a fatal illness, an enigmatic janitor, and a curious waitress leading a dangerous double life. Murderous consequences unravel in the dead of night as their lives all intertwine at the hands of a mysterious criminal mastermind hellbent on revenge.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: A somnambulist commits murders at a hypnotist's bidding in this German expressionist horror classic. Also featured on this videodisc is an excerpt of "Genuine: a tale of a vampire", a 1920 release which reunited "Caligari's" creative team.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 1996

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

Summary: About 1830, Dr. Caligari exhibits a somnambulist, Cesare, in a fairground. Cesare tells a student that he will die "before dawn." The student is murdered and his friend suspects Caligari. Caligari orders Cesare to kill a young woman but he attempts to kidnap her instead, is hunted, and dies from exhaustion. Caligari escapes into a lunatic asylum, of which it is learned he is the director, but...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 1996

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

Summary: A high school teacher with a drug habit finds a friendship in an unlikely source - one of his troubled students. Will their relationship help them or harm them?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: The gang is still grooving, but it's time for everyone to do some semi-serious thinking about their future. Eric and Donna pick up the pieces of their broken engagement and decide to just hang out and have fun. Hyde gets to know his funky father and foxy half-sister. Jackie gets her own public access TV show, while Kelso struggles to treat women with more respect after the birth of his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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Summary: A sixteen-year-old boy heads west on a journey across nineteenth century frontier America in search of the woman he loves. He encounters a mysterious traveler named Silas, who protects him from the savage elements and outlaws in a lawless land. But is Silas really watching out for him, or is he tied to the band of thieves tracking their every step?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Go behind the Oklahoma State Penitentiary walls to follow convict cowgirls on their journey to the 2007 Oklahoma State Penitentiary Rodeo.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Documentary Films 2010

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SWE

Summary: An epic exploration of cinema history through the lens of some of the world's greatest directors, all of them women. Four years in the making and told in 40 chapters, this inspiring fourteen-hour road trip is narrated by Tilda Swinton, Jane Fonda, Debra Winger, Adjoa Andoh, Kerry Fox, Thandie Newton, and Sharmila Tagore. This epic historical journey explores life, love, politics, humor, and death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WOM

Summary: The world's top protection agent is called upon to guard the life of his mortal enemy, one of the world's most notorious hitmen.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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Summary: In the treacherous frontier city of Samurai Town, a ruthless bank robber is sprung from jail by a wealthy warlord, The Governor, whose adopted granddaughter Bernice has run away. Strapped into a leather suit that will self-destruct within five days if he doesn't find the missing girl, the bandit sets off on a journey to find the young woman, and his own path to redemption.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: The final Viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten, is tasked with overseeing the transition of British India to independence, but meets with conflict as different sides clash in the face of monumental change.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: Follows the fortunes of the dashing Ross Poldark in 18th century Cornwall. Includes 13 episodes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2010

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV POL

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