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Summary: Blends fictional characters and situations with the lives of real people: obsessive orchid hunter John Laroche, "New Yorker" journalist Susan Orlean, Hollywood screenwriter Charlie Kaufman and his twin brother Donald. As Charlie struggles to adapt a best-selling book, he writes himself into the movie plot.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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

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

Summary: A look at the life and career of Boubacar Traoré, a Malian musician. Traoré (aka: Kar Kar) was a major radio star in 1960s Mali, but he never released official recordings of his work and hence faded into obscurity. He was "rediscovered" in the 1990s, largely due to the efforts of French & British fans.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2003

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC I'L

Summary: Spalding Gray performs a monologue that mostly recounts his trip to Southeast Asia to create the role of the U.S. Ambassador's aide in the 1984 Oscar-winning film The Killing Fields.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios 2013

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

Summary: "Set in a fishing village off the Dalmatian coast of Italy. Tells the story of Squarcio, a fisherman who uses dynamite instead of nets. Gillo Pontecorvo's debut as a film director."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE WID

Summary: An intimate musical portrait of singer/songwriter Neil Young, shot over during a two-night performance at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. Provides a view into the artist relationship with his family, friends, mortality and the passage of time.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2006

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC NEI

Summary: Ricki, a guitar heroine who gives up everything for her dream of rock n' roll stardom, now returns home to make things right with her family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2015

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

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

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

Summary: A staid, respectable Wall Street tax consultant embarks on a crazy, erotic, wild, but ultimately dangerous, weekend.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2001

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Summary: Tells the story of Haitian national hero, journalist, and freedom fighter Jean Dominique, whom Demme first met and filmed in 1986. As owner and operator of his nation's oldest and only free radio station, Dominique was frequently at odds with his country's various repressive governments and spent much of the 80's and early 90's in exile in New York, where Demme continued to interview him over...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment [distributor] 2005

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

Summary: When his army unit is ambushed during the first Gulf War, Sergeant Raymond Shaw saves his fellow soldiers just as his commanding officer, Major Ben Marco, is knocked unconscious. Using the incident for political gain, Shaw eventually becomes a vice-presidential nominee, but Marco is haunted by dreams of what really happened in Iraq. As Marco investigates, the story begins to unravel. He begins...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2004

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

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

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

Summary: Story of two competing lawyers who join together to sue a prestigious Philadelphia law firm when the firm fires one of them because he has AIDS.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 1997

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

Talking Heads (Musical group)

Summary: A film of the Talking Heads in concert.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 1999

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC TAL

Summary: After Paul D. finds his old slave friend Sethe in Ohio and moves in with her and her daughter Denver, a strange girl comes along by the name of "Beloved". Sethe & Denver take her in and then strange things start to happen.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Video 1999

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

Summary: Two competing lawyer join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops, their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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

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

Summary: In and out of rehab for the past 10 years, Kym Buchman returns to the family home for the wedding of her sister Rachel. She brings with her a long history of personal crisis and family conflict. The wedding party, friends and relatives have gathered for an idyllic weekend of feasting, music and love, but Kym's passion for the dramatic incites tension in the family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

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

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

Summary: A young female FBI agent is sent to interview notorious killer, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, in hope of obtaining information that will help the Bureau catch another killer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Orion Home Video 1998

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

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3 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER SIL

Summary: A film about World War II that examines what happened to the men and women in the factories making weapons rather than following the troops.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1984

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1 available in VideoCassettes, Call number: VHS FIC SWI

Stapleton, Alex

Summary: Profiles the independent motion picture writer, director, and producer Roger Corman, featuring archival and contemporary footage and interviews with Hollywood icons.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2012

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

Talking Heads (Musical group)

Contents: Psycho killer (4:20) -- Swamp (4:20) -- Slippery people (4:01) -- Burning down the house (4:10) --Girlfriend is better (5:01) -- Once in a lifetime (5:20) -- What a day that was (6:24) -- Life during wartime (5:30) -- Take me to the river (5:36).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sire 1984

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK TAL