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Summary: Explores one of the most dramatic and controversial events in recent U.S. election history, which shook a nation's faith in the ability to stage a fair and open election.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2008

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

Summary: A realistic drama depicting students at a Portland, Oregon high school before and during a tragic school shooting. Follows a young boy who takes over the wheel from his drunken dad while returning from lunch. Then follows another student who crosses paths with the first, then the other of the two boys in camouflage gear, carrying heavy bags, who arrive inside the school and begin shooting. No...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The summer after Ana's high school graduation is a turning point in her life. She has to decide whether to go to college and experience life, or stay home, get married and work at her sister's struggling garment factory.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office, Inc. 2005

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

Summary: On January 20, 1942, 15 German officials attended a conference at Wannsee - on the outskirts of Berlin. The meeting comprised of mid-ranking SS commanders and a variety of government ministers. The meeting was organized by SS Major Adolf Eichmann under the direction of Chief of Security Reinhard Heydrich. It was a polite conference, but under this thin veneer of manners lay an evil intent. By...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2002

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

Summary: By 1876, most of the nation's American Indians had been forcibly relocated to reservation land. In the Dakota Territory, Red Cloud had settled his people on the great Sioux Reservation, becoming wards of the government. Other Sioux leaders saw this as defeat and continued to live in the traditional way, with legendary resistance. Then an economic depression struck, and gold was discovered in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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

Summary: Through the powerful recollections of atomic bomb survivors, a deeply moving look at the painful legacy of the first and hopefully last uses of thermonuclear weapons in war. Featuring interviews with fourteen atomic bomb survivors and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2007

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

Summary: Inspired by the true story of tobacco billionairess Doris Duke and her gay butler, Bernard Lafferty, the film follows the development of their unorthodox friendship and love, until Duke ultimately wills her fortune to him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Based on the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, where over the course of 100 days an estimated 800,000 people were killed in a terrifying purge by Hutu nationalists against their Tutsi countrymen.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2005

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

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Summary: Set in 1985. Revolves around two very different men with AIDS, one fictional, one fictionalized. Roy Cohn personifies all the hypocrisy, delusion and callousness of the official response to the plague. Nothing shakes Roy's lack of empathy: even on his death bed, he's fighting with his gay nurse and taunting the woman he helped put to death, Ethel Rosenberg. The other patient is Prior Walter,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Brian is a working class student from Essex navigating his first year at Bristol University with a ragtag group of new friends. Brian's life-long dream is to join the team for the British quiz show University Challenge, and pull Alice, the cutest girl on the team.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Two years ago a Tsunami ravaged the coast of Thailand and hundreds of thousands lost their lives. This story follows a group of people whose lives are irrevocably transformed in the aftermath including: a young couple searching for their child; a Thai survivor who loses his family and tries to prevent developers from seizing the land his village is built on; an Englishwoman whose husband and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2007

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

Summary: Based on the life stories Edith "Big Edie" Bouvier Beale and her daughter, Edith "Little Edie" Bouvier Beale who are the eccentric aunt and first cousin of Jackie Onassis. They were raised as Park Avenue débutantes, but withdrew from New York society. They took shelter at their Long Island summer home called 'Grey Gardens.' As their wealth and contact with the outside world dwindled, so did...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: In the mid-1930's the great politican and orator Winston Churchill was out of favor with the English people and struggling to make his voice heard. Wrestling with his personal demons, a lonely but defiant Churchill attempts to warn the world of the impending gloom surrounding Hitlers' Germany.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2003

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

Summary: Academy Award winners Al Pacino and Helen Mirren star in this production written and directed by Pulitzer Prize-winning and Oscar-nominated playwright David Mamet. An exploration of the client-attorney relationship between legendary music producer Phil Spector and defense attorney Linda Kenney Baden, who represented Spector during his first trial for murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: Bryan Cranston stars in a riveting look at the formidable challenges and demons faced by President Lyndon Johnson on his tumultuous first year in office, from his accidental ascension to the presidency in November 1963, to his relentless fight to win passage of a landmark Civil Rights Bill with the election of 1964 looming.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Pekar is a frustrated file clerk working at the local V.A. Hospital. He is also a comic book fan who befriends the young illustrator Robert Crumb and is soon inspired to create comic books based on his own life. Along his bumpy journey he meets, marries and falls in love with Joyce, an admiring comic book seller.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The true story of how Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa allowed a Hollywood crew to film him in battle, altering the course of film and military history in the process. Early movie giants D.W. Griffin and Harry Aiken send Frank Thayer to Mexico to persuade the cash-strapped, publicity-hungry Villa to let them film his revolution. Stepping into the literal cross fire, Thayer's crew risk their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2004

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

Summary: While our new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers--General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson--in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America. Adams and his wife Abigail refined these ambitious democratic ideals, and their partnership became one of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Series John 2008

Summary: This HBO Films drama tells the dramatic, poignant and often-exasperating story of the early days of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980s, taking an unflinching look at the nation's sexual politics as gay activists and their allies in the medical community fight to expose the truth about the burgeoning epidemic to a city and nation in denial. This film boasts an all-star cast,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA NOR

Summary: An exploration of an unlikely friendship that develops over a wild night in LA between a struggling journalist Danny Tate and actor Hervé Villechaize, resulting in drastic consequences for both.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: Maria, a poor Columbian teenager, is desperate to leave a soul-crushing job. She accepts an offer to transport packets of heroin - which she swallows - to the United States. The ruthless world of drug trafficking proves to be more than she bargained for.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2004

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

Summary: Comedian Chris Rock tackles the very personal issue of hair, and how attaining good hair can impact African American's activities, relationships, wallets, and a self-esteem. Engages in frank, funny conversations with haircare professionals, beautyshop and barbershop patrons, as well as featuring interviews with Dr. Maya Angelou, Nia Long, Ice-T, Raven Symone, and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2010

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

Summary: Focuses on Bessie Smith's transformation from a struggling young singer into 'The Empress of the Blues', who became one of the most successful recording artists of the 1920s and is an enduring icon today.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2015

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

Summary: After her father leaves to find work during the Great Depression, Kit's mother takes in boarders, and when the lockbox with the family money disappears, Kit sets out to solve the mystery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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