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Summary: Utopia is an epic production by the Emmy and Bafta winning film-maker and journalist John Pilger. Utopia is a vast region in northern Australia and home to the oldest human presence on earth. 'This film is a journey into that secret country,' says John Pilger in Utopia. 'It will describe not only the uniqueness of the first Australians, but their trail of tears and betrayal and resistance -...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: Samson and Delilah are two teens living in an isolated Aboriginal community in the Central Australian desert. When tragedy strikes, they turn their backs on home and embark on a journey of survival. Lost, unwanted and alone, they discover that life isn't always fair, but love never judges.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IndiePix 2010

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

Summary: Martin, a skilled and ruthless mercenary, posing as a scientist sent into the Tasmanian wilderness on a hunt for a tiger believed to be extinct. Hired by an anonymous company that wants the tiger's genetic material, Martin proceeds to set up base camp at a broken-down farmhouse, where he stays with a family, becoming increasingly close to them. However, as his attachment grows, Martin is led...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2012

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

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Summary: The Great Gatsby follows viable writer Nick Carraway as he leaves the Midwest and comes to New York City in the spring of 1922. Chasing his own American dream, Nick lands next door to Jay Gatsby, and across the bay from his cousin, Daisy, and her husband, Tom Buchanan. Nick is drawn into the captivating world of the rich and their loves and deceits. As he bears witness, he pens a tale of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Great 2013

Summary: Dramatization of the life of a half caste torn between his Aboriginal roots and his desire to be part of white society. When he becomes an object of loathing and ridicule, he and his full blood Aborigine brother embark upon an odyssey of murdering whites before he is captured, tried, and executed.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Industrial Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: Follows Damon Gameau as he embarks on a unique experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body, consuming only foods that are commonly perceived as healthy. Highlights some of the issues that plague the sugar industry, and where sugar lurks on supermarket shelves.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Nineteenth century poet John Keats and the girl next door, Fanny Brawne, started out as unlikely lovers who were totally at odds with each other. However, when Brawne offers to help Keats nurse his seriously ill brother, the two soon became involved in an unstoppable romance that only his untimely death at age 25 could bring to a shattering end.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2010

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

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

Summary: The story of John Grant, a bonded teacher who arrives in the rough outback mining town of Bundanyabba, plans to stay overnight before catching the plane to Sydney, Australia. But, as his one night stretches to five, he plunges headlong toward his own destruction. When the alcohol-induced mist lifts, the educated John Grant is no more. Instead there is a self-loathing man in a desolate...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2012

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

Summary: From the creators of the best-selling documentary Food Matters comes another hard-hitting film certain to change everything you thought you know about food and nutrition. It exposes shocking secrets the diet, weight loss and food industries don't want you to know about deceptive strategies designed to keep you coming back for more. Find out what's keeping you from having the body and health you...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docuramafilms 2012

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

Summary: Chronicles the life of a Temporal Agent sent on an intricate series of time-travel journeys designed to prevent future killers from committing their crimes. Now, on his final assignment, the Agent must stop the one criminal that has eluded him throughout time and prevent a devastating attack in which thousands of lives will be lost.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2015

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2 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER PRE

Summary: It tells the remarkable true story of Robyn Davidson, a young woman who leaves her life in the city to make a solo trek through almost 2,000 miles of sprawling Australian desert. Accompanied by only her dog and four unpredictable camels, she sets off on a life-changing journey of self-discovery. Along the way, she meets National Geographic photographer Rick Smolan who begins to photograph her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Starz Media 2015

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

Summary: On Valentine's Day, 1900, a group of Australian schoolgirls set out for a picnic at Hanging Rock. Four of them disappear.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 1998

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

Summary: When seventeen year old J's mother dies of an overdose, he calls his grandmother, Janine "Smurf" Cody, who invites him to come live with her. A Ma Barker camouflaged as a cheery suburban grandmother, she dotes on her roguish boys, and looks to add J to the mix. The oldest is Pope, a gunman off his meds, unhinged drug dealer Craig, and baby-faced youngest Darren. The brothers, along with Pope's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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2 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY ANI

Summary: Ray is in a loveless marriage and hopes to escape the monotony when he begins a torrid affair with next-door neighbor Carla. Although she is married to a low-level mobster, she also seeks a little excitement. Ray's moral values are tested to the limit when Carla presents him with a bag of cash from one of her husband's latest crimes. What was to be an opportunity to take the money and run, soon...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2010

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

Summary: Experience the wild and wonderful untold story of 'Ozploitation' films as you take a journey through the Australian genre cinema of the late '70s and '80s - the years when Australia got into gear and blew the world away with what they had to offer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2009

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Summary: The story of a lawyer defending a group of aboriginals accused of murder. The lawyer feels the pull of magic forces beneath the surface of civilization.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2001

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

Summary: Set one thousand years ago in Australia, a young man covets one of his older brother's wives and is told a mythical story about why this is wrong.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2007

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

Summary: A small troupe of drag queens take their act on the road through the Australian outback and find it isn't so easy to shock people anymore.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: When a Vienna museum guard befriends an enigmatic visitor, the grand Kunsthistorisches Museum becomes a mysterious crossroads which sparks explorations of their lives, the city, and the ways artworks reflect and shape the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Guild 2013

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

Summary: The Black Death is spreading all across 14th century England. A group of desperate villagers, lead by the visions of a young boy travel to a remote cave and tunnel their way into the future. Somehow these medieval time travelers must survive the 20th century, make their way home, and save their village from certain death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hen's Tooth Video 2013

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

Summary: Winfried doesn't see much of his working daughter Ines. He pays her a surprise visit in Bucharest, where she's busy as a corporate strategist. The geographical change doesn't help them to see more eye to eye. Practical joker Winfried annoys his daughter with corny pranks and jabs at her routine lifestyle of meetings and paperwork. Father and daughter reach an impasse, and Winfried agrees to go...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TON

Summary: Ethan Hunt has retired from active duty as a super-spy in order to train new IMF agents. He is called back into action to confront the toughest villain he has ever faced - Owen Davian, an international weapons and information provider with no remorse and no conscience. Hunt assembles his team - his old friend Luther Strickell, transportation expert Declan, and background operative Zhen, in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2006

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE MIS

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Summary: Rare archival footage culled from hundreds of films from the 1880s through the 1930s, narrated by Tilda Swinton.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: In a north German village prior to the outbreak of World War I, strange events, accidents, and deaths are occurring. The village people are beside themselves with worry and can't figure out what to do. After the school teacher starts to unravel the mystery, he discovers that the children of the town may be guilty of the crimes and have formed a secret society that the local pastor's daughter...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2010

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

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