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Summary: Based on real events that occurred in between 1980 and 1982. Dan Mahowny is a quiet, unassuming assistant manager at a bank in Toronto. He is a compulsive gambler and runs up a massive debt with his bookie. Dan's bank responsibilities include approving loans. Needing to cover his debts, Dan starts approving loans to non-existent clients and adding hundreds of thousands of dollars to other...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: Every spring, China's cities are plunged into chaos as an astonishing 130 million migrant workers journey to their home villages for the New Year's holiday. This mass exodus is the largest human migration on the planet, an epic spectacle that reveals a country tragically caught between its rural past and industrial future. Working over several years in classic verite, Chinese-Canadian filmmaker...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2011

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

Summary: "When a mysterious virus turns people into mindless, flesh-eating zombies, a handful of survivors wage a desperate, last-stand battle to stay alive ... and human."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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

Summary: Adam Bell, a glum, disheveled history professor who seems disinterested even in his beautiful girlfriend Mary. Watching a movie on the recommendation of a colleague, Adam spots his double; a bit-part actor named Anthony St. Clair, and decides to track him down. The identical men meet and their lives become bizarrely and irrevocably intertwined.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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

Summary: Hadas Yaron returns in Maxime Giroux's, story, an unconventional love story between two people living vastly different lives Meira, a young Hasidic wife and mother unhappy in her life, and Felix, an man lost in mourning the recent death of his father, unexpectedly meet in Montreal's Mile End district. What starts as an innocent friendship becomes more serious as the two find comfort and freedom...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Laboratories 2015

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

Summary: Known as the father of American Primitive Guitar, many consider John Fahey to be a foundational figure in American folk music. As both musician and musicologist, Fahey made a fundamental contribution to our understanding and appreciation of such music genres as Delta blues, Appalachian bluegrass, and New Orleans jazz. Interviews, performances and archival footage with animation are combined in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: A fresh take on the coming-of-age story, this surreal tale follows the artistically driven Oscar, hovering on the brink of adulthood. Struggling to find his place in the world after a rough childhood and haunted by images of a tragic incident, Oscar dreams of escaping his small town. After he meets a mysterious and attractive new co-worker, Oscar follows the guidance of his pet hamster Buffy...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: An unprecedented array of never-before-seen footage of Gould, photographs, and excerpts from his private home recordings and diaries, plus personal interviews with Gould's most intimate friends and lovers, some who have never spoken about him publicly before, to reconstruct his thoughts on music, art, society, love, and life. An enigmatic musical poet, world-renowned pianist Glenn Gould...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lorber Films 2011

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

Summary: A never-before-seen woodsman mysteriously appears aboard a submarine that's been trapped deep under water for months with an unstable cargo. As the terrified crew make their way through the corridors of the doomed vessel, they find themselves on a voyage into the origins of their darkest fears.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Explores the life of Brion Gysin, inventor of a hypnotic light device called the Dreammachine, which was intended to induce hallucinations and transform consciousness. Nik Sheehan interviews some of the '60s counter-culture's most eccentric icons including Iggy Pop, Marianne Faithful and Marcus boon.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Alive Mind. 2008

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

Summary: Shapiro takes us into the reclusive backwoods world of beekeeper Shavitz, still committed to living off the land in Maine, as he has since the 1970s, in a renovated turkey coop with no running water. Shapiro explores Shavitz's peculiar relationship with the company he co-founded with Roxanne Quimby. The birth of Burt's Bees and its emergence as a lucrative brand may be the stuff of legend, but...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: Travelling through the heartland of America, Cree filmmaker Neil Diamond examines how the myth of the movie "Injun" has influenced the world's understanding - and misunderstanding - of Natives. With clips from hundreds of classic and recent films, and candid interviews with celebrated Native and non-Native directors, writers, actors and activists, including Clint Eastwood, Robbie Robertson,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lorber Films 2010

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

Summary: Nicole is adrift after college graduation, working a dead-end summer job and spending evenings with her best pal, Veronique. When her older brother Remi unexpectedly returns with his bandmates in tow, disrupting the girls' half-baked summer, it becomes clear to Nicole that something must and will change.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Story of the Roma, commonly referred to as Gypsies, a people who have been both romanticized and vilified in popular culture. The Roma have endured centuries of intolerance and persecution in Europe, most notably the Holocaust genocide where an estimated 500,000 were murdered. A People Uncounted documents their culturally rich yet often difficult lives, and demonstrates how their present state...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: A family of scientists is on the brink of a powerful discovery when a mysterious force suddenly abducts them, leaving their young daughter April behind. Years later, April carries on her family's research in secret with her cat, Darwin, but soon finds herself at the center of a shadowy conspiracy and on the run from government agents, bicycle-powered airships, and cyborg rat spies!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME APR

Summary: Wheelsy is a small rural town where not much happens, but that is all going to change, and not for the better. Grant Grant, the town's wealthiest and most powerful citizen, is taking a walk through the woods when he comes across a strange and unfamiliar life form. Grant makes the mistake of getting too close and soon an alien creature invades his body. It is not long before Grant isn't the only...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2006

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

Summary: The immortal Dr. Parnassus and his daughter Valentina travel the countryside with his imaginarium show, a mirror that audience members enter and are given two different paths to follow. If they choose correctly they will find joy and happiness, but choose wrongly and things will be quite the opposite. The doctor must also discover the right course to follow. After making a deal with Mr. Nick...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY IMA

Summary: The extraordinary story of Maurice "The Rocket" Richard, whose tireless fight on and off the ice ignited, and forever changed, a generation. As a young boy from blue collar Québec, Richard had a dream to play in the National Hockey League. Beneath his soft-spoken, working class exterior burned a passion that transformed this young factory worker into "The Rocket." In the 1950s pre-helmet...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Manufactured and marketed by Palm Pictures, LLC 2007

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

Summary: "This revelatory documentary brings to light the profound and overlooked influence of Indigenous people on popular music in North America. Focusing on music icons like Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Taboo (The Black Eyed Peas), Charley Patton, Mildred Bailey, Jesse Ed Davis, Robbie Robertson, and Randy Castillo, RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World shows how these pioneering...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber Edu 2017

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

Summary: The Corporation charts the spectacular rise of the corporation as a dramatic, pervasive presence in our everyday lives. With a deft mix of humor, visual panache and seriousness, this documentary is a timely, entertaining critique of global conglomerates.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2005

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

Summary: A cable TV executive discovers an underground TV show called Videodrome, a hyperviolent torture show. His quest to find the origin of the show may result in the loss of his sanity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2004

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

Reed, Patrick

Summary: Follows the former president of Doctors Without Borders as he travels back to war-torn Central Africa to assess the growing health crises.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2009

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

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 Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Mi 3

Summary: Sarah is on the run from a bad relationship when a lookalike stranger commits suicide right in front of her. Sarah sees a solution to all her problems by assuming the dead woman's identity and clearing out her bank account. Instead, she stumbles into a thriller mystery, and uncovers an earth-shattering secret: she is a clone. She learns there are more like her, genetically identical...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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