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Howard, Terrence

Summary: Follows music mogul Lucious Lyon who, after he is diagnosed with ALS, must decide which of his family members should take his place as head of the business.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Allied Vaughn 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Howard, Terrence

Summary: Follows music mogul Lucious Lyon who, after he is diagnosed with ALS, must decide which of his family members should take his place as head of the business.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Allied Vaughn 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: After musical mogul Lucious Lyon is diagnosed with a potentially fatal disease, he must choose which of his three sons with succeed him at the legendary Empire entertainment company. The game changes when ex-wife Cookie returns from prison. This groundbreaking series features a pulsating soundtrack from legendary music hit maker Timbaland.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A charismatic young Irish guitarist and a sheltered young cellist have a chance encounter one magical night above New York's Washington Square. They are soon torn apart, leaving in their wake an infant, August Rush, orphaned by circumstance. Now performing on the streets of New York City and cared for by a mysterious stranger, August uses his remarkable musical talent to seek the parents from...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD FIC AUG

Summary: On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat in a "whites only" section of a public bus, thus starting a boycott of the city buses. This single act is considered the beginning of the civil rights movement in the United States.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Documentary celebrating the intergenerational, interracial, and undeniable influence of Memphis, Tennessee on American culture and its music, bringing together award-winning Memphis and Mississippi Delta musicians for a one-of-a-kind musical project and following them through the creative process of recording a historic new album. Features Terrence Howard, William Bell, Snoop Dogg, Mavis...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC TAK

Summary: Three months have passed since Lucious Lyon's shocking arrest. Now, released from prison, he and Cookie enter a hostile competition to dominate the music industry. Despite an ongoing feud between their sons Jamal and Hakeem, a stunning betrayal may unite the family against an outside takeover of Empire Records. Meanwhile, Cookie learns a frightening truth about her new lover, and tragedy tests...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Vacationing journalists try to track down a missing war criminal in one of Eastern Europe's deadliest regions. What begins as an impulsive reporting adventure immediately turns dangerous, as hostile locals, shady underworld figures and a case of mistaken identity put them squarely in their target's crosshairs. Amid the bullets and bombs, they discover that getting the scoop is one thing--...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Company Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Contents: Ain't no sunshine / Bobby "Blue" Bland feat. Yo Gotti -- Wish I had answered / Mavis Staples with North Mississippi Allstars -- They wanna be like me / The Bar-Kays feat. 8Ball and MJG -- Push and pull / Bobby Rush feat. Frayser Boy -- Supposed to be / Booker T with North Mississippi Allstars feat. Al Kapone -- Trying to live my life without you / Otis Clay feat. P-Nut -- I've been buked /...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Concord Music Group 2014

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SHOW MUSIC TAK

Summary: DJay, a very smalltime streetwise Memphis hustler and pimp, lives a dead-end life at the fringes of society. Though DJay has always had a way with words, that gift has long been misused--employed to keep his 'girls' producing. A chance encounter with Key, a sound engineer, spurs DJay to find a voice and realize his long-buried dreams. Chasing his musical dream transforms DJay, but opening the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Classics 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Based on the true story of inner city Philadelphia swim coach Jim Ellis. The story revolves around Ellis' fight to build a swim team in one of Philly's toughest neighborhoods in the 1970s. Ultimately, Ellis leads the swimmers to the state championships.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Pride 2007

Summary: New Orleans. Arrogant, carefree Prince Naveen and hardworking waitress Tiana cross paths. Prince Naveen is transformed into a frog by a conniving voodoo magician. Tiana follows suit when she decides to kiss the amphibian royalty. With the help of a trumpet-playing alligator, a Cajun firefly, and an old blind lady who lives in a boat in a tree, Naveen and Tiana must race to break the spell and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD PRI RATED G

Summary: Italy, 1944. As the war takes its toll on Allied forces in Europe, a squadron of black pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen are finally given the chance to prove themselves in the sky, even as they battle discrimination on the ground. Featuring jaw-dropping aerial action and thrilling special effects, Red Tails is a breathtaking tribute to the unsung heroes who rose above extraordinary...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD RED RATED PG-13

Farrell, Colin

Summary: After his family is killed, a man seeks revenge by infiltrating the killers' criminal enterprise and pitting two crime bosses against each other.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: New York City radio host Erica Bain is working and living a wonderful life. One night she and her fiancé, David, are brutally attacked. David is killed and Erica is almost beaten to death. Erica is traumatized and in order to cope and work past the tragic event, Erica becomes someone else. She buys a gun and begins to roam the streets at night looking to take her revenge on the men who were...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2008

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

Summary: Empire returns for a third season, with its hottest music and most tantalizing storylines yet. While Lucious launches Empire's music streaming division, his half-brother Tariq launches a murder investigation of Lucious. And as Cookie's romance with Angelo Dubois heats up, so does Angelo's campaign for mayor. The Lyon brothers face troubles from the past, and all the while, the battle to control...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: At the end of Season Four, the Lyons lost Empire. However, Lucious (Terrence Howard) and Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) finally found their way to each other and said their "I do's." In Season Five, two years have passed, and the Lyons have yet to reclaim Empire. The family has experienced unimagined tragedies and now must join forces to rebuild from scratch. As their plans begin to take shape, they...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A wealthy industrialist is held captive in enemy territory and escapes by building a high-tech suit made of armor. When he returns home, he decides to use his money, talents, and suit to save the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE IRO

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Iron 2008

Summary: Ray Charles went blind at the age of seven. Inspired by his mother who insisted he make his own way, he found his calling at the keyboard.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2005

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD RAY RATED PG-13

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Ray 2005

Summary: Maggie, a single mother, moves into a new home in Brooklyn with her twelve-year old son, Oliver. Forced to work long hours, she has no choice but to leave Oliver in the care of their new neighbor, Vincent, a retired curmudgeon with a desire for alcohol and gambling. An odd friendship soon blossoms between the improbable pair. Together with a pregnant stripper, named Daka, Vincent brings Oliver...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY ST.

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie St. Vincent 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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