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Summary: The Shining, Carrie, It, Misery, Stand By Me; more than 60 of Stephen King's novels have been adapted into films. King on Screen pulls back the curtain and offers an intimate sit down with the filmmakers who brought King's stories to life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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Summary: "All-American athlete, scholar, renowned baritone, stage actor, and social activist, Paul Robeson ... the son of an escaped slave, managed to become a top-billed movie star during the time of Jim Crow America ... his film legacy lives on and continues to speak eloquently of the long and difficult journey of a courageous and outspoken African-American."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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Summary: Supply and demand: Harrington is a by-the-rules cop, being groomed for command in the police force. Jake Brown is a street-wise cop, brilliant at undercover work in the drug trade. When chance throws Harrington an opportunity to break one of Manchester's biggest drug rings by going undercover himself, it's up to Jake to make sure that Harrington doesn't blow the case or their covers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: RLJ Entertainment 2018

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MEN

Summary: Story about the search for a girl lost on an island; the searchers gradually become preoccupied with their own problems.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2001

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

Summary: A heartwarming tale of two unique women who bond while recuperating in a hospital. Martha, a mother of four rambunctious and imaginative children, finds solace when she meets the younger woman, Claudia, and quickly the two build a strong relationship. When Martha invites Claudia to live with her family, Claudia unwittingly takes on the responsibility of becoming a surrogate mother to Martha's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Summary: Francis Barrett grew up in a cluttered trailer park among a group of poor gypsies, who are scorned by Irish society. Against all odds, Francis participates in the 1996 Olympics and represents Ireland. An unflinching tribute to an unlikely hero who is a boxing champion and national hero.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2001

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

Summary: Betty is a best selling novelist who has invented her name to escape a troubled past made worse by her emotionally unstable and violent mother. When her young son is killed in an accident, her mother brings her a "replacement", a boy she kidnapped off the street.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2003

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

Summary: In the darkness, a clock ticks. Aging antique dealer Jesus Gris marks his time with his granddaughter Aurora, and his wife Mercedes. Señor Gris comes to possess, quite accidentally, the ancient Cronos device. The invention of a sixteenth century alchemist who fled to Mexico during the Spanish Inquisition, it grants eternal life and youthful vigor to the user. The only drawbacks are marble white...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Producciones Iguana 2004

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

Summary: From two-time Palme d'Or winners Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne comes the story of seventeen-year-old Lokita and twelve-year-old Tori, two immigrants to Belgium from Cameroon and Benin, respectively whose siblinglike bond is the only resource they can depend on in their struggle for survival on the margins of European society. The pair work as performers in a cheap trattoria, dealing drugs on the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY FOREIGN TOR

Summary: JCVD is an out of luck actor. He's out of money, his agent can't find him a decent production, and a judge is inclined to give his ex-wife custody of his daughter. He returns to his childhood home of Brussels. When he goes into a post office to receive a wire transfer, he finds himself in the middle of a hostage situation. Due to an unfortunate mistake, the police believe JCVD is responsible...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Peace Arch Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: Detective Chief Superintendent Christopher Foyle works in the English town of Hastings. As World War II tears at the social fabric of this once quiet coastal community, Foyle investigates crimes the conflict has fostered on the home front.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV FOY

Summary: Same Genius. New World. Florence is thrown into chaos in the wake of the Pazzi conspiracy and Leonardo da Vinci must push the limits of his mind and body to defend the city against the forces of Rome. When the dust settles, friends are buried and rivalries are enflamed. While the Medicis go to unthinkable lengths to deal with new threats, da Vinci continues on his quest to find the fabled Book...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2015

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DA

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: L'Armee des Ombres is a stark and unvarnished story about Resistance fighters in Vichy France in 1942-43 when the French leadership allowed the Nazis to occupy the country. The members of this army are cold, hungry, desperate men and women, with false names and no addresses, who can be betrayed in an instant by a traitor or an accident. They know they will probably die. A meditation on the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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

Summary: This is the story of Marlon Cruz, a young Colombian man who, motivated by his beautiful girlfriend Reina leaves his life in Colombia to illegally cross the border and find fortune in New York. Marlon's journey, which takes him to through seedy strip clubs, dance halls, homeless hostels, and the streets of Jackson Heights, ultimately takes him to a place he could have never predicted.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distibuted in the USA by Phase 4 Films 2009

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

Summary: Based on a true story about revenge, fear and redemption. In 19th century St. Pierre, a convict sentenced to death strives to better himself in the eyes of the police chief's beautiful wife and that of the town that she has him working in. Since there is no guillotine or executioner, one of each has to be sent for from France.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2001

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

Summary: The city of London is preparing for Christmas. Two nine-year-old boys, Tom and Thomas are unaware of each other's existence, yet they have always somehow sensed that the other is there. Tom runs away from the Boys Home where he was brought up. Child smugglers come after him, but he manages to escape. He goes into the Science Museum where he meets Thomas visiting the place with his father. The...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Phase 4 Films 2009

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Tom 2009

Various Artists

Contents: Ego war / Audio Bullys. -- Tangerine / DJ Touche vs. Pepe. -- Gold top filta facta theme / Filta Facta. -- Supernatural / King Britt presents Firefly, featuring Ursula Rucker. -- Hypnotizing / Kid Creme. -- Incidental / Milton Jackson. -- Theme de Rio / Salome de Bahia. -- The lunge / Tim Wright. -- Stick 'em / Dr. Luke and Liquid Todd. -- Don't you never stop / Lax, featuring Ajai. -- Square /...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Journeys by DJ 2002

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD ELECTRONIC DJT

Summary: Into the Amazon tells the remarkable story of the journey taken by President Theodore Roosevelt and legendary Brazilian explorer Cândido Rondon into the heart of the South American rain forest to chart an unexplored tributary of the Amazon. Two of the most celebrated men from their respective nations, Roosevelt and Rondon set out with twenty other adventurers in 1914. Over eight eventful weeks...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2018

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV INT

Summary: Part crime thriller, part romantic comedy, Louis Garrel's The Innocent shows the dangerous and outlandish lengths two men go to for the women they love. Garrel stars as Abel, an aquarium educator whose mother, Sylvie, marries one of her drama pupils in the local penitentiary, Michel. Once on parole, Michel attempts to start a legitimate life but soon reverts to his old ways, eventually roping...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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Summary: Often called the mother of the modern environmental movement, Rachel Carson rocked the world in 1962 with her book Silent Spring, which warned the American public of the impact of pesticides on the environment and unleashed an extraordinary national debate about science and safety. At the center of that firestorm stood Ms. Carson, a strong, intensely private woman who balanced her love of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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

Summary: A soulful look into the lives of four women living on the outskirts of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Determined to escape their poverty-stricken lives, they form a rap group, but find their road to success is riddled with sexism, racism and violence. Eventually, they learn that out of struggle comes strength and the courage to continue on.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: After nearly half a century of communist rule, poverty stricken Albania falls subject to the invasion of two exploitive capitalists looking to prosper within the changing economy. As Albania's people try desperately to flee destitution, Gino and Fiore arrive from Italy with plans to use a makeshift manufacturing plant to front their next scam. Forced to name an Albanian as their company's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by New Yorker Films 2004

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

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