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Summary: At once an intimate drama and a decades-spanning epic that leaps from the recent past to the present to the speculative near-future, Jia's new film is an intensely moving study of how China's economic boom and the culture of materialism it has spawned has affected the bonds of family, tradition, and love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: "Internet addiction is now a global issue, and China is the first country to classify it as a clinical disorder. Web Junkie (directed by Hilla Medalia and Shosh Shlam) takes audiences inside a Beijing treatment center and explores the cases of three teenagers who suffer from this 21-century disorder. The program admits children between the ages of 13 and 18, and forces them to undergo...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: "Set in Fo Shan, China during the Sino-Japanese War, Ip Man vividly brings to life the brutality of the infamous Japanese occupation, where once proud men are forced to fight [to the] death for a precious bag of rice. Defined by courage and humility, Ip Man, whose fighting skills are revered all over China, rises to the fore front. Upon refusing to teach his martial arts to the invading...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2010

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Summary: A new arrival in British-occupied Hong Kong wants to open a martial arts academy to teach his unique Wing Chun style. But a corrupt cabal of martial arts masters, led by Master Hung, refuses to allow him to teach in peace until he proves himself in a series of fights against the local master, which Ip does, in style. But even after earning the respect of the local masters, Ip's troubles are...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2010

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Summary: Ricky takes revenge on the drug-pushing thugs who killed his girlfriend. Sentenced to a prison term, Ricky is confronted by a host of evil characters, including a sadistic warden, his assistant, and The Gang of Four, a group of powerful fighters who control fellow inmates through terror and threat of death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tokyo Shock 2011

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

Summary: Set in the ferocious Gobi Desert, the story follows Lieutenant Li and Japanese emissary Lai Xi, both first-class warriors and master swordsmen. After decades of service to the Chinese Emperor, Lai Xi longs to return to Japan, but is instead sent to the west to chase wanted criminals. His only passport back to Japan is to capture and execute Lieutenant Li, a renegade soldier wanted for leading a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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Summary: Watch an epic action feature inspired by the life and times of the legendary kung fu master, Ip Man, who mentored Bruce Lee. The story spans the tumultuous Republican era that followed the fall of China's last dynasty, a time of chaos, division, and war that was also the golden age of Chinese martial arts.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: As a reclusive young girl prepares to start college and a new life, she meets and falls in love with a delivery man triggering a series of unexpected events.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2007

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

Summary: Inspired by the story of a real-life hero, Huo Yuanjia. When an ill-advised fight destroys the reputation of a renowned martial arts champion and his family, his difficult path to redemption will bring him face-to-face with the most ferocious fighters in the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2006

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

Summary: Biggie has the special gift of seeing into people's past lives. He used to be a Buddhist monk until he left the monastery following his childhood friend's brutal murder. He meets rookie cop Yee and uses his gift to help her track down his friend's murderer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tai Seng Entertainment [distributor] 2006

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

Summary: In the early 1600s, the Manchurians have taken over sovereignty of China and established the Ching Dynasty. The new government immediately imposes a martial arts ban, forbidding the practice of martial arts altogether in order to gain control.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Company 2007

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Summary: An inspector hunts down Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country in the late 1940s for joining the Communist Party.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: Tharlo is a Tibetan shepherd, used to living with little human contact. Visiting a Tibetan town in Qinghai province to obtain a proper ID card from the local police station, Tharlo surprises Police Chief Dorje by reciting from memory a lengthy excerpt from one of Chairman Mao's essays. But things develop in a romantic rather than a political direction. To prepare for his ID photo, Tharlo needs...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: "Ying Zheng, the King of Qin, has one driving ambition: to unify China's seven kingdoms into one magnificent empire. Impressed by her lover's convictions, Lady Zhao helps Ying Zheng concoct an assassination plot that would justify the conquest of Qin's most powerful enemy"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 2000

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

Summary: When artist Maleonn realizes that his father suffers from Alzheimer's disease, he creates 'Papa's Time Machine,' a magical, autobiographical stage performance featuring life-size mechanical puppets. Through the production of this play, the two men confront their mortality before time runs out and memories are lost forever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: A man returns to Kaili, Guizhou, the hometown from which he fled many years before. Back for his father's funeral, he recalls the death of an old friend, and searches for a lost love who continues to haunt him

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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Summary: Max Skinner is a ruthless, successful English investment broker with no time for life outside of his job. When his uncle dies, Max inherits the chateau and vineyard in the south of France where he grew up, but he then meets a potential rival to the inheritance, a young American who claims to be his illegitimate cousin. His first intention is to sell the vineyard as quickly as possible, but...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD GOO

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

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

Summary: Documentary that masterfully explores the significance of water in Chile's vast history and culture, examining the indigenous tribes of the western Patagonian waterways and the tragic journey of Jemmy Button, who in 1830 was bought by the English navy for the price of a mother of pearl button.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: While protecting his friend from a school bully, sixteen-year-old Wei Bu pushes the bully down a staircase. He later learns that the bully is hospitalized, gravely injured. Wei's neighbor, 60-year-old Wang Jin, decides to join him as does Huang Ling, Wei's classmate. Together, they decide their only hope is to flee town. They board a bus to Manchuria, where it is a rumored that a circus...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: After a Mongolian desert herder hurts her back, she realizes that to support her family she must legally divorce her husband while looking for a man who will agree to take care of all of them.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2008

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

Summary: A fugitive, falsely accused of murder, is aided by a schoolteacher and a Supreme Court nominee in George Stevens' serio-comic look at law and justice in America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: Terrible things happen when Mr. Dark and his Pandemonium Carnival come to town.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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Summary: When it comes to her three free-spirited daughters, Daphne is just your normal over-protective, overbearing, over-the-top mother. Worried that her youngest daughter, Millie, will end up alone, Daphne meddles in her daughter's love life until she ends up doing all wrong things for all the right reasons - and all in the name of motherly love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD BEC

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