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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: Romero is the true story of the Catholic priest Archbishop Oscar Romero who lived in El Salvador during the political unrest in the 1970s. The government launched a 'terror campaign' against the guerillas in an attempt to crush them. Archbishop Romero's protests against governments' actions was perceived as disloyalty. As an example to others, the government began to destroy churches and murder...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Vision Video 2009

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

Summary: Origami may seem an unlikely medium for understanding and explaining the world. But around the globe, several fine artists and theoretical scientists are abandoning more conventional career paths to forge lives as modern-day paper folders. Through origami, these offbeat and provocative minds are reshaping ideas of creativity and revealing the relationship between art and science. This film...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Green Fuse Films 2009

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

Summary: Basada en una historia real, Voces inocentes es una cuenta la conmovedora historia de Chava, un niño de once años que atrapado en medio de la guerra civil de los años 80 en El Salvador, tiene que convertirse en "el hombre de la casa" después de que su padre los abandona.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox 2005

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

Summary: New Orleans, 38 months after. The city's musicians, chefs, Mardi Gras Indians, and others continue to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. But the promise of recovery, heightened by the historic election of a new president, is tempered by sobering economics, continued police corruption, and the ongoing specter of violence and crime. In these five final episodes of Treme,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

King, Gilbert

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Summary: "A small town. A big secret. In December 1957, the wife of a Florida citrus baron is raped in her home while her husband is away. She claims a 'husky Negro' did it, and the sheriff, the infamous racist Willis McCall, does not hesitate to round up a herd of suspects. But within days, McCall turns his sights on Jesse Daniels, a gentle, mentally impaired white nineteen-year-old. Soon Jesse is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 KIN

Summary: It's the third and final season of the far-out tales of TV's most lovable space crew!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: Rampant crime and government ineptitude continue to cripple the city's recovery, with outside profiteers looking to cash in on short-term gains. The series' focus is still on ordinary people, but they no longer accept their lack of influence on the institutions that have controlled the city.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2013

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Summary: After escaping an encounter with aliens, the only survivor is asked to return to the scene as an advisor for a group of disbelieving Marines.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2003

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Summary: Don Haskins, a future Hall of Fame coach of tiny Texas Western University, bucks convention by simply starting the best players he can find: history's first all-African American lineup.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD GLO RATED PG

Summary: In 1980, Richard Boyle, a veteran war photographer whose career needs a boost, heads for El Salvador to cover the civil war there. He forms an uneasy alliance with both guerrillas in the countryside who want him to get pictures out to the US press, and the right-wing military, who want him to bring them photographs of the rebels. After the murder of Archbishop Romero, the rape and murder of an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2001

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

Summary: A journey into the endless possibilities of life. Rich with positive, life-enhancing messages that focus on growth and change. Positive messages of self-esteem are illustrated through a series of live action and animations shorts through songs, stories and laughter. Explores children's dreams and concerns, as well as their fears and fantasies.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hen's Tooth Video 2010

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

Summary: As a team of United Nations astronauts prepares for a moon mission, they are confused by a man who claims he, his fiancee and a scientist journeyed to the moon 65 years ago and were attacked by grotesque, human-like forms that live in immense crystal caverns.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Tristar Home Video 2002

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Summary: Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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2 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI WAR

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

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

Didion, Joan.

Summary: The author recounts her 1982 visit to El Salvador and describes the terror, fear and political repression that permeated the country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage International 1994

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972.84 DID

Summary: Tom Bodett explores the trails that extended America's frontiers. He follows the footsteps and wagon ruts of rugged pioneers, dauntless homesteaders, reclusive mountain men, and stop-at-nothing gold hunters as they explored, settled, and worked the new land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2002

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6 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 AME 1
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Goffman, Alice.

Summary: Forty years in, the tough on crime turn in American politics has spurred a prison boom of historic proportions that disproportionately affects Black communities. It has also torn at the lives of those on the outside. As arrest quotas and high tech surveillance criminalize entire blocks, a climate of fear and suspicion pervades daily life, not only for young men entangled in the legal system,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 307 GOF

Summary: The Old West where a lone cowboy leads an uprising against a terror from beyond our world. 1873. Arizona Territory. A stranger with no memory of his past stumbles into the hard desert town of Absolution. The only hint to his history is a mysterious shackle that encircles one wrist. What he discovers is that the people of Absolution don't welcome strangers, and nobody makes a move on its streets...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2011

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

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: The fourth season continues the incredible story of 4400 people who were suddenly abducted and are later mysteriously returned to Earth. Though they have no memory of their otherwordly experiences, some now possess special powers, both good and bad.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: The Old West. where a lone cowboy leads an uprising against a terror from beyond our world. 1873. Arizona Territory. A stranger with no memory of his past stumbles into the hard desert town of Absolution. The only hint to his history is a mysterious shackle that encircles one wrist. What he discovers is that the people of Absolution don't welcome strangers, and nobody makes a move on its...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Home Video 2011

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

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

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

Summary: A switchboard operator gets caught up in the personal lives of the clients of an answering service, including that of a playboy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS BEL

Forché, Carolyn

Summary: Describes the author's deep friendship with a mysterious intellectual who introduced her to the culture and people of El Salvador in the 1970s, a tumultuous period in the country's history, inspiring her work as an unlikely activist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2019

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Summary: Hoping to walk away with a massive fortune, a trio of thieves break into the house of a blind man who isn't as helpless as he seems.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR DON