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Summary: Marseille. 1975. Pierre Michel, a young magistrate with a wife and children, has just been transferred to help in the crack-down on organized crime. He decides to take on French Connection, a Mafia-run operation that exports heroin the world over. Paying heed to no one's warnings, he leads a one-man campaign against Mafia kingpin Gaetan Zampa, the most untouchable godfather of them all. But...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: A deaf mute boy joins a boarding school for similar children. Confronted by the violent and criminal antics of some of the other boys and girls, he struggles to conform and join the "tribe". (imdb.com) An undeniably original and intense feature debut set in the insular world of a Ukrainian high school for the deaf. It unfolds through the non-verbal acting and sign language from a cast of deaf...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: After Steven Spielberg's Raiders of the Lost Ark was released 35 years ago, three 11-year-old boys from Mississippi set out on what would become a 7-year-long labor of love and tribute to their favorite film: a shot-for-shot adaptation of the adventure film. They finished every scene...except one: the explosive airplane set piece. The trio reunited two decades later with the original cast...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: A recently fired father facing eviction agrees to take on an escalating series of insane challenges in exchange for cash payments from a rich couple with a twisted sense of humor.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: Thirty miles from the Arctic Circle, in the town of Husavik, stands the Icelandic Phallological Museum, the world's only penis museum. Over 40 years, the founder and curator has collected every specimen from every mammal except for one elusive penis needed to complete his collection. The film follows the curator's incredible, sublimely comic, often shocking quest to complete his eccentric...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: An intimate portrait of job-seekers desperately chasing the broken American Dream to the tiny oil boom town of Williston, North Dakota. With the town lacking the infrastructure to house the overflow of migrants, a local pastor starts the controversial 'overnighters' program, allowing down-and-out workers a place to sleep at the church. His well-meaning project immediately runs into resistance...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: More than two decades after catapulting to stardom with The Princess Bride, an aging actress decides to take her final job: preserving her digital likeness for a future Hollywood. Through a deal brokered by her loyal, longtime agent and the head of Miramount Studios, her alias will be controlled by the studio, and will star in any film they want with no restrictions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: Family man Marlon Villar is the long-time driver of Manuel Chango, a corrupt Filipino politician. While he and his daughter accompany his boss' preteen daughter home, Marlon is ambushed and the wrong girl is kidnapped. The driver's life takes a sudden, terrifying turn which propels him into a horrifying downward spiral and, as events in his life unravel, Marlon, Changho, and their families...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Drafthouse Films 2013

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN GRA
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF GRA

Summary: A young cattle farmer is approached by a veterinarian to make a deal with a notorious beef trader.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Drafthouse Films 2012

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

Summary: Afghanistan 2014. As the withdrawal of troops approaches, Captain Antares Bonassieu and his squad have been assigned a surveillance mission in a remote valley of Wakhan, on the border of Pakistan. Despite Antares and his men's determination, control of the secluded valley will slowly fall out of their hands. One dark night, soldiers begin to mysteriously disappear in the valley.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Lermontov's famous fable tells of Ashik Kerib, the wandering minstrel who is trying to earn enough money to marry the girl he loves. But when the father of his beloved spurns him, Ashik is forced to roam the land for 1,001 nights.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2007

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

Summary: A trio of friends residing in an urban Czech housing project finds that happiness can come from the place where you least expect it in this quirky and heartfelt drama. As the shadow of the country's largest chemical factory looms large over their bleak industrial suburb, Monika, Tonik, and Dasha hold out hope for a brighter future in another place. While supermarket employee Monika's dreams are...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2006

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

Summary: The Georgians' repeated efforts at building a fortress against invaders fail until a fortune teller remembers an old prophecy that the son of her erstwhile lover must be bricked up alive in order for the fortress to stand.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2007

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

Harkup, Kathryn

Summary: The year 1818 saw the publication of one of the most influential science-fiction stories of all time. Frankenstein: Or, Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley had a huge impact on gothic horror and science fiction genres. The name Frankenstein has become part of our everyday language, often used in derogatory terms to describe scientists who have overstepped a perceived moral line. But how did a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Sigma 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808.3 HAR

Butcher, Jim

Summary: Harry must uncover a traitor within the Wizards of the White Council, keep a less-than-agreeable Warden under wraps, and avoid coming under scrutiny himself. And a single mistake may cost someone his head--someone like Harry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC BUT

Matheny, Bill

Summary: Whether he is treating Bruce Wayne's injuries or helping to trap the Penguin, Alfred is also a hero.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 MAT

Summary: "For many, Milton Glaser is the personification of American graphic design. Best known for co-founding New York Magazine and creating the enduring I (heart) NY campaign, the full breadth of Glaser's remarkable artistic output is revealed in this documentary portrait, Milton Glaser: to inform & delight. From newspapers and magazine designs, to interior spaces, logos and brand identities, to his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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

Summary: From modern China to ancient China and back again, this film reveals the great majesty, tragedy, splendor, and growth of this nation that continues to excel into the future.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MYS

Keene, Carolyn.

Summary: Nancy Drew joins the circus in order to investigate the mystery surrounding a gold charm bracelet and a young orphaned aerialist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 1953

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC KEE

Summary: With editing completed by filmmaker Ken Kobland after the death of director/producer Marion Cajori, this movie describes the life and work of an artist who has reinvented portraiture. Close photographs his subjects, blows up the image to gigantic proportions, divides it into a detailed grid and then uses a complex set of colors and patterning to reconstruct each face. The artist describes his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthouse Films 2010

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

Dixon, Franklin W.

Summary: An invitation from Cap Bailey, science teacher at Bayport High, to accompany him out West to Wildcat Swamp on an archaeological expedition triggers off a series of dangerous events for Frank and Joe Hardy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 1952

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC DIX

Summary: In his short career, Jean-Michel Basquiat was a phenomenon. He became notorious for his graffiti art under the moniker Samo in the late 1970s on the Lower East Side scene, sold his first painting to Deborah Harry for $200, and became best friends with Andy Warhol. Appreciated by both the art cognoscenti and the public, Basquiat was launched into international stardom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by New Video 2010

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC JEA

Kunstler, William

Summary: Emily Kunstler and Sarah Kunstler examine the life of their late father, radical civil rights lawyer William Kunstler.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Video 2010

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

Contents: disc 1. Broke (79:00) / director, Billy Corben ; 9.79 (79:00) / director, Daniel Gordon -- disc 2. There's no place like home (59:00) / directors, Maura Mandt and Josh Swade ; Benji (77:00) / directors, Coodie and Chike ; Ghosts of Ole Miss (51:00) / director, Fritz Mitchell -- disc 3. You don't know Bo (76:00) / director, Michael Bonfiglio ; Survive and advance (101:00) / director, Jonathan...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ESP

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