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Summary: A deaf mute boy joins a boarding school for similar children. Confronted by the violent and criminal antics of some of the other boys and girls, he struggles to conform and join the "tribe". (imdb.com) An undeniably original and intense feature debut set in the insular world of a Ukrainian high school for the deaf. It unfolds through the non-verbal acting and sign language from a cast of deaf...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Set in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the film tells the story of director Mario Suarez's quest to make the ultimate tango film. Lonely after his wife (one of the film's stars) has left him, Mario must find the themes that will hold the film together, while simultaneously permitting his musicians and dancers the freedom of expression that is necessary to satisfy the tango-hungry Argentine audience....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Tristar Home Video 1999

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

Summary: Follows the journey of Frodo Baggins and his companions as they travel through Middle Earth towards Mount Doom in the quest to finally destroy the one ring.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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Summary: A young American man, with the help of a local who speaks weirdly broken English, journeys to find the woman who saved his grandfather during World War II in a Ukrainian village that was ultimately razed by the Nazis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2006

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Summary: After the death of his grandfather, Vasil wishes the neighboring farmers to share the use of a tractor purchased by the village council. Struggling against superstition, rich landowners and nature itself, he becomes the victim of a tragic murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2001

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

Summary: An Italian-American teenage gang prowl the Bronx in 1963 feeling that something is slipping away from them as they are about to graduate high school. This is a rich fabric of comedy and tragedy, fantasy and farce that recalls every mystery and complexity of adolescence. Wonderful '60's soundtrack.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2002

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

Summary: Leopold Socha is a sewer worker and petty thief in Lvov, a Nazi occupied city in Poland. One day he encounters a group of Jews trying to escape the liquidation of the ghetto. He hides them for money in the labyrinth of the town's sewers beneath the bustling activity of the city above. What starts out as a straightforward and cynical business arrangement turns into something very unexpected, the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2012

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

Summary: The Fellowship divides to conquer, as Frodo and Sam, with the help and hindrance of Gollum, continue on their way to Mount Doom. Gandalf and Pippin ride to Minas Tirith to help defend Gondor, while Merry remains with Eowyn and the other Rohan fighters. Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli seek aid from those that live in the Cursed Mountains. All these battles have one ultimate goal in mind: to distract...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY LOR

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Lord 2004

Summary: His picture is on magazine covers, his name in lights. Ex-con artist and gangster Dan Quigley is "doing all right in this movie racket," a big man in Hollywood. But if his criminal past resurfaces, he could end up in the big house.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2008

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

Summary: In April 1986, an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics becomes one of the world's worst man-made catastrophes. This gripping 5-part HBO miniseries tells the powerful and visceral story of this event and its aftermath.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CHE

Summary: The Mule: Earl Stone is a man in his 80s who is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he's just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. Even as his money problems become a thing of the past, Earl's past mistakes start to weigh heavily on him, and it's uncertain if he'll...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: Ouyang Feng is a heartbroken and cynical man who spends his days alone in the desert. He connects expert swordsmen with those seeking revenge and willing to pay for it. As Ouyang narrates his tale, he interweaves the stories of his unusual clients, old friends and future foes. He begins to realize the mistakes of his own past, and how his fear of rejection may have led him to a life of exile.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

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

Lovato, Roberto

Summary: Roberto Lovato shares a timely and no-holds-barred tale of gang life, guerilla warfare, immigration, and intergenerational trauma.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 LOV

Summary: Set within the vibrant dancehalls and historic crime corridors of 1940s Paris, a singer with "stars in her eyes" ignores the protest of her covetous husband and pursues a meeting with a lecherous movie financier. When her husband attempts to crash the rendevous, murder ensues. Enter the detective, whose seasoned instincts lead him down a circuitous path of alibis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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

Summary: A peasant girl is raped and murdered in 14th century Sweden. When her killers seek shelter in her father's house, he kills them to avenge her death. Soon a spring appears from where the girl was killed and her father sees this as a sign from above.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2006

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

Summary: Five (1951) Black and White 93 minutes Not Rated Starring: William Phipps, Susan Douglas, James Anderson, Charles Lampkin, Earl Lee When a nuclear bomb destroys the world, only five survivors remain. A pregnant woman, a philosopher, a black man, a banker and an explorer seek shelter in an abandoned house. As the last living human beings, they must work together. However, their clashing visions...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR CLA

Grunbaum, Mara

Summary: "Book introduces the reader to Llamas"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.63 GRU

Kalb, Marvin L.

Summary: Marvin Kalb, a former journalist and Harvard professor, traces how the Crimea of Catherine the Great became a global tinder box. The world was stunned when Vladimir Putin invaded and seized Crimea in March 2014. In the weeks that followed, pro-Russian rebels staged uprisings in southeastern Ukraine. The United States and its Western allies immediately imposed strict sanctions on Russia and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Brookings Institution Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947 KAL

Arnold, Caroline.

Summary: Describes the characteristics and behavior of llamas and their usefulness to man, discusses other members of the lamoid family, and reports on the growing number of llamas now being bred in the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow Junior Books 1988

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.6367 ARN

Summary: Based on the short story "Viĭ" by Nikolai Gogol.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: In 2025, Eastern Ukraine is a desert unsuitable for human habitation, water a dear commodity brought in by trucks. A wall is being built on the border. Sergiy, a former soldier having trouble adapting to his new reality, meets Katya while she's on a humanitarian mission dedicated to exhuming the past. Together, they try to return to some sort of normal life in which they are also allowed to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: A fiercely independent woman is gang raped, then battles the legal system twice, going after both her attackers and the onlookers whose cheering fueled and encouraged the assault.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2002

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

Summary: Will Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks and Detective Sergeant Annie Cabbot ever get their relationship together? Or will three wrenching crimes and the investigation of Detective Investigator Helen Morton keep them forever out of sync? Welcome back to the hit crime series set in a bucolic Yorkshire town, where you would never expect social workers to abduct a young boy ... never imagine...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video 2015

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

Summary: Planet of the apes: Taylor, an astronaut whose ship lands on a planet where intelligent primates hunt primitive humans for sport, must depend of the kindness of two chimpanzee scientists in order to escape to the Forbidden Zone.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2014

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI PLA

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