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Summary: Rare short films made in 1932 taken from Shirley Temple's personal collection.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Shirley 2005

Summary: "While traveling across [Alabama in the 1930s], Grace discovers the isolated plantation of Manderlay, a place where no one knows that slavery has been long abolished. With a good heart and pure intentions, Grace tries to emancipate the slaves and open the residents' eyes to the truth, with shocking results"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A "docu-fantasia" about the city of Winnipeg, the hometown of the director, Guy Maddin.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Avant-Garde DVDs, Call number: DVD AVANT-GARDE MY

Summary: Elmo and Abby find out it can be easy being green when they stumble onto the Earth-a-Thon, hosted by Mr. Earth. And it is all happening right on Sesame Street. Telly, Rosita, and Cookie Monster answer phone calls from children who are giving pledges to reduce, reuse, and recycle. See what happens when Abby uses her magic to help Elmo be really 'green.'

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD S

Summary: A journey into the world of Will Shortz, the crossword puzzle editor at The New York Times. Shortz has spent his entire lifetime studying, creating and editing puzzles, and has built a huge following along the way.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Paul, depressed from his recent break-up with Anna, returns home to live with his divorced father and womanizing, slacking younger brother, Jonathan. With little success, his carefree sibling and doting father try to cheer him up with women, wine, and home-cooked meals. When, in the midnight hour, Paul is forced to entertain one of his brother's desperate girlfriends, he begins to realize that...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Co. Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The human and drug trafficking across the border between the United States and Mexico has been called the illegal immigration invasion. The lives of five individuals affected by the rise in illegal immigration are documented.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: When decisions needed to be made at the office, the owner invented a nonexistent company president to hide behind. Now, forced to bring the "Boss" face-to-face with potential purchasers and employees, he hires a failed actor to play the part. Much to everyone's surprise, the unmasked boss plays the ultimate part by becoming a hero.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Faith comes face-to-face with failure as a 19-year-old girl prepares to become a suicide bomber. There is no explanation as to why she has come to her conviction, only that she believes in her decision absolutely. She decides to bring terror to New York with a mission to bomb Times Square. Inspired by actual events.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Entertainment 2007

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Summary: Even pirates love to read. The "Bookaneers," led by pirate Tina Fey, have come ashore and they want to plunder Elmo's bookshelf. When Elmo finds out how much they love to read, he can't wait to become a Bookaneer himself. He will have to pass the test and help them find their treasure. Bert and Ernie are also on the hunt for treasure. Sing along with Abby in a song about something she...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Genius Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Children's videos, Call number: DVD S

Summary: Xavier, now thirty, reunites again with his old friends from his time in Barcelona when William marries a Russian dancer in Saint Petersburg. Although he is working as a writer, Xavier has been unable to publish his serious novel. He is ghostwriting celebrity memoirs and writing scripts for corny TV soap operas. His love life is a series of short-term encounters. When he loses his apartment,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Join Grover, Elmo, and Zoe as they learn to eat healthy foods and exercise.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV SES

Summary: A family of mice has taken refuge in a house and finds the Christmas tree filled with food, fun, and ornaments just too enticing. The two young mice discover every kind of holiday fun - including Santa himself!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PorchLight Entertainment 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY NIG

Summary: Albert Pierrepoint joins the family business and becomes the most feared and respected executioner in Britain. Living a split life as a master hangman, loyal husband and grocery delivery man, Albert became the most feared executioner in Britain, famed for his craftsmanship in hanging over 450 people. Once praised and demonized for his role in the Nazi war trials, he must ultimately face a fate...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Michael Steele is ten days from the biggest night of his life. He has been nominated for Best Actor at the Academy Awards. Achieving the height of career success, Michael is quickly cast in the role of a lifetime as the lead character in a classic struggle between good and evil when rumors about his morality and faith run rampant. Will he buckle with temptation or stay true to his beliefs?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD WAG1

Summary: Christmas will be canceled unless Santa can find a way to guide his sleigh through a blizzard. Frosty the Snowman (Burl Ives) narrates and sings the animated story of a misfit reindeer who saves Christmas.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Classic Media 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY RUD
2 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: DVD JUV RUD

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

Summary: Follows the 2002 race for Mayor of Newark, N.J. between 32-year-old Cory Booker and four-term incumbent Sharpe James. Fought in Newark's neighborhoods and housing projects, the election pits the young challenger against an old style political machine.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: When 16 year old Stephanie Daley faces murder charges in connection with the death of her baby, pregnant forensic-psychologist Lydie Crane is tapped to unravel the truth. Stephanie claims to have been unaware of her condition, but as their sessions intensify, Stephanie's state of denial and Lydie's fears regarding her own pregnancy reveal a destiny that intertwines them both.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Genius Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A look at two young monkeys from rival factions that are falling in love in the mountains of Thailand, and the local simian populations that declare war to keep them apart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Animal Planet 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A little boy is abandoned by his parents and raised by some older unmarried cousins, where he develops a close bond with one of the ladies. When he is urged to move on with his life by one of them, he never forgets the memories of his favorite friend.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: RHI Entertainment Inc. 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: DVD JUV TRU

Summary: Two female soldiers, one rebellious and one controlled, find friendship with one another while patrolling the streets of Jerusalem.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: After a young skateboarder accidentally kills a security guard in self-defense with his skateboard at Paranoid Park, he falls into a world of crime, guilt, and fear. He desperately attempts to get out as the investigation into the crime deepens.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: College freshman Michaela suffers a breakdown that looks less like her diagnosed condition of epilepsy than a form of demonic possession. Seeking a priest's aid, Michaela enters a very personal hell while her family watches in horror.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Where does Santa's suit come from? Why does he slide down the chimney? Why does he live at the North Pole? The answers to all these questions and the origins of our favorite holiday traditions are revealed in this classic about Kris Kringle, the world's most famous gift-giver.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Classic Media/Genius Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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