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Summary: A farmworker sneaks across the border from Mexico into California in an effort to make money to send to his family back home. It is a story that happens every day, told here in an uncompromising, groundbreaking work of realism from American independent filmmaker Robert M. Young. Vivid and spare where other films about illegal immigration might sentimentalize, Young's take on the subject is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Karen Silkwood becomes contaminated with plutonium at her job, voices her protest at the indifference and denial of her company, and becomes a threat to the entire nuclear industry and the government agencies that monitor it. Based on a true story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Set in 1901. After a heated misunderstanding due to poor translation leads to the death of a lawman, Mexican American farmer Gregorio Cortez sets off in desperate flight from the Texas Rangers, evading a massive manhunt on horseback for days.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN BAL

Summary: In 1969, Elliot Tiber, an interior designer living in Greenwich Village, New York, has to move back upstate to help his parents run their dilapidated Catskills motel, The El Monaco. Upon hearing that a planned music and arts festival has lost its permit from the neighboring town of Wallkill, NY, Elliot calls producer Michael Lang at Woodstock Ventures to offer his family's motel to the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: An inner-city detective is investigating the murder of an elderly candy shop owner and finds odd clues along the way, while at the same time trying to find out who he has become.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY HOM

Summary: A sly, merciless thriller where a best-selling author and therapist wants to help a client by making restitution for the money he owes to a gambler. After she meets the attractive cardsharp, her own compulsions take hold as he lures her into his world of high-stakes deception. Starring Lindsay Crouse and Joe Mantegna, this film is a rich character study told with the cold calculation of a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: BLU-RAY CRIME/MYSTERY HOU

Summary: "In 1910 Elinore Randall, a widow, and her seven-year-old daughter travel by train to face two great unknowns-- a strange land and life with a man they have never met. Elinore has contracted by mail to keep house for Clyde Stewart, a rancher living in the remote frontier near Burntfork, Wyoming. Captivated by the vast landscape, Elinore acts quickly on her secret passion: to homestead a piece...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hen's Tooth Video 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A woman psychiatrist, trying to help a patient whose life has been threatened, is drawn into the dangerous but provocative underworld of a smooth-talking con man.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER HOU

Summary: Notorious "Hustler" publisher who was sued by the religious Right and paralyzed by a fanatic's bullet.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "This season begins with a power vacuum that protagonists across Westeros and Essos look to fill. At Castle Black, Jon Snow struggles to balance the demands of the Night's Watch with those of the newly-arrived Stannis Baratheon, who styles himself as the rightful king of Westeros. Meanwhile, Cersei scrambles to hold on to power in King's Landing amidst the Tyrells and the rise of a religious...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD GAM RATED R

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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