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Summary: This take on the traditional wuxia film, set in 9th century China, centers on Nie Yinniang, a young woman who was abducted in childhood from a decorated general and raised by a nun who trained her in the martial arts to be an assassin who is directed to slay corrupt government officials. After 13 years of exile, she is returned to the land of her birth with orders to kill her betrothed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: After having the emperor's minister of defense executed, a power-grabbing eunuch sends assassins to trail the victim's children to a remote point on the northern Chinese border. But that bloodthirsty mission is confounded by a mysterious group of fighters who arrive on the scene, intent on delivering justice and defending the innocent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2018

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

Summary: An attractive and successful ophthalmologist quits her job and places a personal ad in the newspaper. She has a specific purpose in her ad - she is looking for marriage. After a series of blind dates with men who are either lonely, desperate, strange, perverted, or all of the above, what she really wants is her mysterious ex-lover to came back to her.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2001

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

Summary: A historical action war drama based on the founding of the Republic of China, when nationalist forces led by Sun Yat-sen overthrew the last ruling Qing Dynasty, which held unquestioned power and rule for 250 years. From the walls of the Forbidden City to the battlefields of China, no expense was spared in the production and no detail ignored in its quest for historical accuracy. 1911 is a true...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2011

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

Summary: In Seoul, an American army doctor forces his assistant to dump bottle after bottle of formaldehyde into the drain. The drain runs into the Han River, the major river running through the middle of Seoul. His only reason is that the bottles are covered with a layer of dust. Six years later, a food cart operator, Gang-du falls asleep every time his dad, Hie-bong, is away from the stand for more...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: Computer hackers demand ransom when they break into a computer system with a powerful and apparently unstoppable virus. A mysterious young woman quickly saves the business. She requests a meeting with the company's CEO and he ends up getting more than he bargained for. Lynn turns out to be a highly skilled assassin, who knocks off the CEO with the help of her younger sister Sue. Hong, a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: "Sing (Chow) is a small-time crook desperate to join the evil Axe Gang. When he stumbles into a local slum, his cocky behavior sparks an epic kung fu showdown between the town's landlords and the all-powerful Axe Gang. As the battle erupts, an unlikely hero transforms into the greatest kung fu master of all."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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Summary: Liu Jin-xi is a village craftsman whose quiet life is irrevocably shattered by the arrival of two notorious gangsters in the local general store. When Liu single-handedly saves the shopkeeper's life, he comes under investigation by detective Xu Bai-jiu. Convinced that Liu's martial arts mastery belies a hidden history of training by one of the region's vicious clans, Xu doggedly pursues the shy...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: To earn his place amongst the gods, celestial army commander Jiang Ziya must vanquish a terrifying fox demon threatening the very existence of the mortal realm. After learning the creature's fate is tied to that of a young girl, Jiang Ziya disobeys Heaven's edict and spares the demon, resulting in his banishment to the mortal realm. Ten years later, he is given one more chance to complete the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: The dying master of the powerful Poison Clan dispatches his last pupil on a crucial mission: to seek out a former colleague and warn him that the fortune he amassed from clan activities is under threat from five former pupils. Each an expert in his own lethal combat style, The Centipede, The Snake, The Scorpion, The Lizard, and the Toad comprise a truly invincible force.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Exclusively distributed by Steeplechase Entertainment 1998

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Hsiao, Hung

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Washington Press 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 895.135 HON

Summary: European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Great 2017

Summary: European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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

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

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

Han, Kang

Summary: Follows the aftermath of a young boy's shocking death during a violent student uprising as told from the perspectives of the event's victims and their loved ones.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hogarth 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAN

Han, Kang

Summary: "Before the nightmares began, Yeong-hye and her husband lived an ordinary, controlled life. But the dreams--invasive images of blood and brutality--torture her, driving Yeong-hye to purge her mind and renounce eating meat altogether. It's a small act of independence, but it interrupts her marriage and sets into motion an increasingly grotesque chain of events at home. As her husband, her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hogarth 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAN

Summary: "Set in Fo Shan, China during the Sino-Japanese War, Ip Man vividly brings to life the brutality of the infamous Japanese occupation, where once proud men are forced to fight [to the] death for a precious bag of rice. Defined by courage and humility, Ip Man, whose fighting skills are revered all over China, rises to the fore front. Upon refusing to teach his martial arts to the invading...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2010

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

Summary: Diagnosed with ovarian cancer, iron-willed journalist Sheng Nan is pressured to make a quick fortune and find mind-blowing sex before the costly surgery numbs her senses. Taking on a businessman₂s biography writing job, she hikes into the misty mountains, where a chain of outbursts with her dysfunctional family, grumpy client, misogynistic co-worker and dreamlike romantic interest hilariously...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Yun, Hui-jeong

Summary: The seashore is densely populated with a variety of sea creatures, relying on their environment for survival.This book provides fascinating information about how these creatures feed and interact. Full-Color Illustrations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: big & SMALL 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 577.7 YUN

Summary: "An astonishingly candid view of a once-secret nation with rare archival footage, insightful historical commentary and stunning eyewitness accounts from citizens who struggled through China's most decisive century"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2007

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

Summary: Tequila is a die-hard cop who will stop at nothing to avenge his partner's murder, and joins forces with a rebel cop to fight the bad guys.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mei ya lei she ying die you xian gong si [distributor 1990

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

Thom, Kai Cheng

Summary: A young child magically transforms into different animal guises as their mother reassures them of her love, but when they get to school, their classmates are not as accepting of the child's fluid identity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arsenal Pulp Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE THO

Summary: An aging poet, Younghwan, summons his two estranged sons to a solitary hotel beside the Han River because he feels his death is near. While waiting for them to arrive, he meets two women out walking in the new-fallen snow and is struck by their angelic beauty. But the women have come to the hotel to do some healing of their own. As Younghwan moves between the women and his sons, he also moves...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: When the British government is discovered smuggling precious Chinese artifacts out of the country, folklore hero Wong Fei Hong uses his uniquely outlandish style of martial arts...Drunken Boxing...to fight the conspirators and salvage the valuables before it's too late! And the more Hong drinks, the more agile he becomes -- able to fend off numerous attacks with unbelievable moves! With Chinese...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE LEG

J Patrick Dai-Keong Lee

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Chappell 1953

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

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