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Summary: "For her award-winning breakthrough film, director Gillian Armstrong drew on teenage author Miles Franklin's novel, a celebrated turn-of-the-twentieth-century Australian coming-of-age story, to brashly upend the conventions of period romance. Headstrong young Sybylla Melvyn (Judy Davis, in a star-making performance) bemoans her stifling life in the backcountry where her writerly ambitions...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: BLU-RAY DRAMA MY

Summary: Based on a true story, a 17th-century nun becomes entangled in a forbidden lesbian affair with a novice. But it is Benedetta's shocking religious visions that threaten to shake the Church to its core.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The documentary takes an in-depth look at the life and works of Andy Warhol, seeking to discover the real man behind the art and to understand what spawned his creativity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Greenberg, Robert

Summary: Examines the life and works of Gustav Mahler.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MAHLER, GUSTAV GRE

Summary: The award-winning feature documentary tells the inspiring journey of Cliff, Ahmani, and Nicholas, three underserved teenage boys from Atlanta, attempting to climb four 12,000 ft snowcapped peaks in the heart of the Colorado wilderness, all while overcoming their own personal mountains.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Features a showcase of the incredibly talented women who have created some of the funniest and most memorable characters on Saturday Night Live throughout its rich history. Beginning with a Real Housewives parody, hot Andy Cohen invites some of the women of SNL back to studio 8H for a comically charged reunion show with an honest 'Housewives-style' tell-all that lets us know what they've been...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD WOM

Summary: The apocryphal story of the meeting of British explorer John Smith and Powhatan native Pocahontas as a romantic idyll between spiritual equals. It then follows Pocahontas through her marriage to John Rolfe and her life in England. Includes Extended; Theatrical; and First Cuts. Also contains Making 'The New World', a documentary shot during the production of the film in 2004.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: An exploration of Sinead O'Connor's rise and fall and her enduring cultural impact. By the age of 20, O'Connor was one of Ireland's brightest rising stars but her decision to use her fame as a platform to speak out on several controversial issues shifted her narrative from global stardom to worldwide condemnation. In a new interview, O'Connor reveals the abusive upbringing that left her feeling...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC NOT

1 hold on 8 copies

Summary: Based on the insane true story of everyday people who flipped the script on Wall Street and got rich by turning GameStop (yes, the mall videogame store) into the world's hottest company. In the middle of everything is regular guy Keith Gill, who starts it all by sinking his life savings into the stock and posting about it. When his social posts start blowing up, so does his life and the lives...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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Summary: In this documentary on J. Robert Oppenheimer, learn the amazing true story of "The Father of the Atomic Bomb." J. Robert Oppenheimer was born on April 22, 1904 - Died on February 18, 1967, A professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley and best known for creating the Atomic Bomb, during WWII.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD 921 Oppenheimer

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

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Ken Burns's two-part, four-hour documentary explores the revolutionary life of one of the 18th century's most complex and consequential figures, whose work and words unlocked the mystery of electricity and helped create the United States.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2022

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DOC BEN

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

Summary: Once upon a time, there lived in Denmark a young shoemaker named Hans Christian Andersen whose magical tales delighted boys and girls throughout the land. Hans one day journeys beyond the borders of his small village, across the sea and into the dazzling city of Copenhagen. There he encounters marvels and wonders beyond his wildest dreams, and finds the inspiration for some of his most...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY MUSICALS HAN

Summary: When Tony Lip, a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley, a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on a book to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. Confronted with racism, danger, as well as unexpected humanity and humor, they are forced to set...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD + BLU-RAY COMEDY GRE

Summary: The biography of the legendary Wyatt Earp, including the infamous shootout at the O.K. Corral.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY WESTERN WYA

Summary: The story of the extraordinary final chapter of Freddie Mercury's life and how, after his death, Queen staged one of the biggest concerts in history, to celebrate his life and challenge the prejudices around HIV/AIDS.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC FRE

Summary: Errol Flynn is one of Hollywood's greatest leading men: a lusty and vivacious actor who lived a swashbuckling life of glamour and scandal on and off the screen. Btu few remember the icon's last May-December romance that shocked a nation. It's a sensational, unforgettable look at Hollywood's golden age and the desire for fame and acceptance.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2015

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

Summary: Gardener and horticulturalist Frank Cabot gives the history of Les Quatre Vents, his twenty-acre English style garden in Charlevoix County, Quebec, and discusses his philosophy of gardening.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: Inspired by actual events, follows notorious contract killer Richard Kuklinski from his early days in the mob until his arrest for the murder of more than one hundred men. Appearing to be living the American dream as a devoted husband and father, in reality Kuklinski was a ruthless killer-for-hire. When finally arrested in 1986, neither his wife nor his daughters had any clue about his real...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Millennium 2013

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Summary: The story of Jesus of Nazareth, from his birth and teachings to His crucifixtion and Resurrection.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by MGM Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Summary: Dramatic biography of Rosa McCauley Parks, who in 1955 created the spark that began the modern Civil Rights Movement.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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

Greenberg, Robert

Summary: Examines the life and works of Dimitri Shostakovich in 8 lectures of 45 minutes each.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2002

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Summary: Based on the unbelievable true story of a team of unlikely underdogs, a struggling working-class gamer, a failed former racecar driver, and an idealistic motorsport executive. Together, they risk it all to take on the most elite sport in the world. It is an inspiring, thrilling, and action-packed story that proves that nothing is impossible when you're fueled from within.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE GRA

Summary: Strong violence, language and some sexual content/nudity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY KIL

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD KIL

Summary: Presents the story of Manhattan Project scientist Ted Hall, who shared classified nuclear secrets with Russia in an effort to save the world from nuclear annihilation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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