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Summary: "An ex-Marine haunted by a tragic past, Tommy Riordan returns home and enlists his father, a recovering alcoholic and his former coach, to train him for an MMA tournament awarding the biggest purse in the history of the sport. Tommy's estranged brother Brendan, a former MMA fighter unable to provide for his family as a public school teacher, also enters the competition. Set on a collision...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A nine-year-old boy's preening obsession with straightening his hair elicits a tidal wave of homophobic panic in his hard-working mother.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A former Japanese punk rocker turned Buddhist monk has dedicated his life to counseling suicidal people and must now question his own beliefs about what makes life worth living.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [publisher not identified] 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Commitment-phobic Morgan and her ex-girlfriend Jean are locally-famous true crime podcasters obsessed with female serial killers. There’s a chance they may still have feelings for each other, but co-dependence takes a back seat when Morgan meets the mysterious Simone during her Food Coop shift. Blinded by infatuation, Morgan quickly signs up for the relationship, ignoring warnings from friends...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY WOM
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF WOM

Summary: Michael is a recent graduate whose post-college plan is derailed when his girlfriend leaves him for a job in New York City. When the bus service hires a security guard to watch over the night shift, Michael comes face to tattooed face with Pineapple, a 300-pound punk rock Samoan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: FilmRise 2021

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

Summary: When Apollo astronaut Gene Cernan stepped on the moon in December 1972 he left his footprints and his daughters' initials in the lunar dust. Only now, over forty years later, is he ready to share his epic but deeply personal story of fulfillment, love and loss. Cernan's burning ambition carried him from a quiet Chicago suburb to the spectacular and hazardous environment of space and ultimately,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC LAS

Summary: Home movies and archival footage are used to describe Magnus Carlsen's journey from an introverted 13-year-old boy to a World Chess Champion.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The Best Eighties Album contains the defining tracks of the decade features some of the biggest hits from artists including Belinda Carlisle, Kim Wilde, Bonnie Tyler, Toto, Adam & The Ants, KC & The Sunshine Band, The Bangles, Billy Ocean, James Brown and many more.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK ONE

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Based on Tim Winton's award-winning and international bestselling novel set in mid-70s coastal Australia. Two teenage boys, hungry for discovery, form an unlikely friendship with a mysterious older adventurer who pushes them to take risks that will have a lasting and profound impact on their lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: 12-year-old Hany tries to fit in at his new governmental school after his father suddenly drops dead, leaving his mother in debt and unable to continue to afford his private education. Not only is Hany clearly from a more privileged background than the working class boys in his new class, but he is also the only Christian in a room full of Muslims.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Digging through the vast collection of his father's home videos, a young man reconstructs the unthinkable story of his boyhood and exposes vile abuse passed through generations.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC REW
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF REW

Summary: Recently released from prison, Beth is working with her public defender to get her son back from her sister, who was awarded legal custody while Beth was incarcerated for ten years. Soon after, she forms an unlikely alliance with Jess, an idealistic young protege of the public defense team, who decides to take on Beth's cause, whether Beth likes it or not.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Star Trek through a personal, intimate look at the life and career of Leonard Nimoy and the enduring appeal of his alter ego, Mr. Spock, as told by his son, Adam Nimoy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "... [A] look inside the controversial religion from Academy Award-winner Alex Gibney. The film profiles eight former members of the Church of Scientology, exploring the psychological impact of blind faith, how the church attracts new followers and keeps hold of its A-list celebrity devotees."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Publisher not identified] 2015

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC GOI

Summary: A documentary film about the life and times of rock singer Janis Joplin, presented via a series of letters Joplin wrote home over a span of years, read by Chan Marshall. Includes interviews with musicians P!nk, Kris Kristofferson, Melissa Etheridge, Bob Weir, Juliette Lewis, Dick Cavett, D.A. Pennebaker and the Joplin family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: A lonesome boy accompanies his mother on a trip to clean out his late aunt's house, where he ends up forming an unexpected friendship with the retiree who lives next door.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: "Film legend Sidney Lumet (1924-2011) tells his own story in a never-before-seen interview shot in 2008. With candor, humor and grace, Lumet reveals what matters to him as an artist and as a human being" -- Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Cameron is sent to a gay conversion therapy center after getting caught with another girl in the back seat of a car. Run by the strict and severe Dr. Lydia Marsh and her brother, Reverend Rick, the center is built upon repenting for same sex attraction. In the face of intolerance and denial, Cameron meets a group of fellow sinners, including the amputee stoner Jane and her friend, the Lakota...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: Chronicles the rise and fall of Tower Records, from the opening of its flagship store in Sacramento, California in 1960, to its evolution into an international retail chain and bankruptsy in 2006. Owner Russ Solomon and various store employees discuss Tower's unique approach to selling recorded music.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Cameron is sent to a gay conversion therapy center after getting caught with another girl in the back seat of a car. Run by the strict and severe Dr. Lydia Marsh and her brother, Reverend Rick, the center is built upon repenting for same sex attraction. In the face of intolerance and denial, Cameron meets a group of fellow sinners, including the amputee stoner Jane and her friend, the Lakota...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: FilmRise 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: Peace Officer is a feature documentary about the increasingly militarized state of American police as told through the story of William "Dub" Lawrence, a former sheriff who established and trained his rural state's first SWAT team only to see that same unit kill his son-in-law in a controversial standoff 30 years later. Driven by an obsessed sense of mission, Dub uses his own investigative...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: In 1974, Bachman-Turner Overdrive was one of the biggest bands in the world with classics like Takin Care of Business and You Aint Seen Nothing Yet. This is the story of its founder Randy Bachman, from his early days with The Guess Who with hits like American Woman to today. As one of the few legendary musical artists to reach #1 in two separate bands, Randy Bachmans singularly focused goal of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: "After her husband's death, Hana lives on alone in the family villa. Her two sons visit her with their families, but these visits frequently end in quarrels. When Hana meets Brona, a hardy fellow, inured to winter swimming, a new world opens before her. Brona's team-mates absorb her into their team and Hana gradually learns to overcome her fear of icy water. Her relation with Brona grows into...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: FilmRise 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Through Metinides' compelling work, which often captures not only gruesome scenes of human tragedy but also the curious reactions of onlookers, Trisha Ziff explores humanity's morbid fascination with death and accidents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: FilmRise 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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