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Summary: The heart-warming true story about an eccentric chicken farmer who, with the help of his granddaughter, trains his mischievous dog to protect a wild penguin sanctuary from fox attacks and in the process tries to reunite his family and save their seaside town.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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

Summary: In one of the last traditional tribes in the South Pacific, a young girl falls in love with her chief 's grandson. But when war with their enemies escalates, Wawa is unknowingly betrothed as part of a peace deal. The young lovers run away, but are pursued by warriors of both tribes. With their lives on the line, the star-crossed lovers must choose between their hearts and the peaceful future of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: Miss Phryne Fisher is a lady detective from Melbourne with a fabulous sense of fun and a flair for solving crimes.In a country reemerging from the shadow of World War I, Phryne takes life in her stride, and murder too. Detective Inspector Jack Robinson works alongside her, although she often outraces him to the crime scene. Season three includes eight all new episodes of the glamorous,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD MIS NOT RATED

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MIS

Summary: Drastic changes are in store for the women at Wentworth Prison as the hit Australian drama returns. In Season Two, Bea languishes in solitary, plotting revenge for her daughter's murder, while Franky runs the prison unopposed. But the arrival of sadistic new governor Joan Ferguson threatens Franky's top-dog status. With Franky's contraband operation in her crosshairs, Ferguson attempts to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn 2017

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Summary: Doctor Lucien Blake returns to Ballarat after an attempt to reunite with his long lost daughter. But it's no longer the safe haven he left behind: Danny has been transferred to Melbourne, replaced by a new Senior Constable who seems hell bent on making Blake's job as police surgeon as difficult as possible. Blake's old nemesis Patrick Tyneman has called in the help of some powerful men to keep...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DOC

Summary: Armed with a razor-sharp wit, Miss. Fisher investigates crimes in opulent 1920s Australia. Sharply written and gorgeously costumed, these episodes are sure to charm fans of costume dramas and mysteries alike.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MIS

Summary: When an angry client firebombs her offices, consulting solicitor Josephine Newton is forced to take a new job as a barrister at Knox, a high-powered legal firm where her old flame Lewis works. Worried about leaving behind her former clients turned colleagues, Josephine sets up a new legal office in the building's basement for Johnny, a reformed car thief, and Helena, a brilliant legal mind with...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV NEW

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC NOT

Summary: Eccentric firearm heiress believes she is haunted by the souls of people killed by the Winchester repeating rifle.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2018

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

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

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3 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: Peter and Carla are a married couple barely able to hide their contempt for each other. The two embark on a camping vacation over a holiday weekend to make use of the expensive gear Peter purchased, much to his wife's disgust. Heading off into the wilds of Australia, the couple bickers and stews in the hostile mood. While finding the campsite tricky to find, the pair finally arrive and hope to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Screen Media Films 2009

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

Summary: When an Australian aid-worker is kidnapped by Muslim extremists, a high-stakes race to save his life pits East against West in these exciting new episodes. From the island of Mindanao in the Philippines to Melbourne, Jack Irish is caught in a global web of religious zealotry among right-wing Christians and media-savvy jihadists.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: When an Australian aid-worker is kidnapped by Muslim extremists, a high-stakes race to save his life pits East against West in these exciting new episodes. From the island of Mindanao in the Philippines to Melbourne, Jack Irish is caught in a global web of religious zealotry among right-wing Christians and media-savvy jihadists.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn 2016

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Summary: "A penetrating reimagining of the iconic and timeless Australian novel, Picnic at Hanging Rock depicts the mysterious disappearances of three schoolgirls and their governess on Valentine's Day, 1900. The complex, interwoven narrative charts the subsequent investigation and the event's far-reaching impact on the students, families, and staff of Appleyard College and on the nearby township....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2018

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV PIC

Summary: In 1959, Dr. Lucian Blake returns to his Australian hometown to continue his late father's medical practice, but it is his additional responsibility as the town's chief medical officer that leads him to investigating cases of suspicious death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DOC

Summary: Our lady sleuth sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of late 1920's Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl-handled pistol and her dagger sharp wit.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2012

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD MISS NOT RATED

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MIS

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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