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Summary: In 1980 Stanley Kubrick released his masterpiece of modern horror, The Shining. Over 30 years later we're still struggling to understand its hidden meanings. Rodney Ascher's wry and provocative documentary fuses fact and fiction through interviews with both fanatics and scholars, creating a kaleidoscopic deconstruction of Kubrick's still-controversial classic.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Interweaves multiple stories and is set inside a magically snowbound Paris. Six lonely souls converge and commingle in their search for lasting connections.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Entertainment [distributor] 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

10 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Summer 1939. Influential families in Nazi Germany have sent their daughters to a finishing school in an English seaside town to learn the language and be ambassadors heralding the rise of National Socialism. A teacher there sees what is coming and is trying to raise the alarm but the authorities believe he is the problem.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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: 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: Mild-mannered sound engineer Gilderoy arrives in Rome to begin work on the soundtrack to a film called The Equestrian Vortex, a tale of witchcraft and murder set inside an all-girl riding academy. Before long he finds himself entranced by the film's mysteriously terrifying allure, and the lines between reality and fantasy begin to blur.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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: Tillsammans, ('Together' in English), is a commune in the heart of Stockholm, still going strong in 1975, long after most members of youth culture have abandoned their notions of free love, harmoniously integrated extended families, and naive political idealism in favor of jobs, discos, and TV sitcoms. The commune's 'leader' is sweet, conflict-avoiding Goran. The arrival of his conventional,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Memfis Film 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

12 holds on 4 copies

Summary: Best selling crime novelist Charles suffers from terrible writer's block and is struggling to finish his first screenplay. His picture-perfect new wife Ruth is doing her best to keep him focused so they can fulfill her dream of leaving London for Hollywood. Charles' quest for inspiration leads him to invite the eccentric mystic Madame Acarti to perform a séance in his home. He gets more than he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: Rory, an ambitious entrepreneur, and former commodities broker persuades his American wife, Allison, and their children to leave the comforts of suburban America and return to his native England during the '80s. Sensing an opportunity, Rory rejoins his former firm and leases a centuries-old country manor, with grounds for Allison's horses and plans to build a stable. Soon the promise of a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films/Shout Factory 2021

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: The final Viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten, is tasked with overseeing the transition of British India to independence, but meets with conflict as different sides clash in the face of monumental change.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: Escaping a prison sentence by the skin of his teeth, the wayward and disillusioned Robbie is given one last chance to turn his life around. Together four friends discover that turning to drink might just change their lives--not cheap fortified wine, but the best malt whiskies in the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Set in the 1820's. William Burke and William Hare luck into some easy money when they discover they can sell a fresh cadaver to Dr. Knox at Edinburgh Medical College for dissection. However, the next cadaver is not quite so easy to obtain, and when word gets out of how profitable the trade is, the duo find themselves blackmailed and in dire need of more bodies. Based on a true story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: When the world's media descend on the remote Scottish Island where a Hollywood actress is attempting to get married, a local girl is hired as a decoy bride to put the paparazzi off the scent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: Brilliant, visionary Nikola Tesla fights an uphill battle to bring his revolutionary electrical system to fruition, then faces thornier challenges with his new system for worldwide wireless energy. The film tracks Tesla's uneasy interactions with his fellow inventor Thomas Edison and his patron George Westinghouse. Another thread traces Tesla's sidewinding courtship of financial titan J.P....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD TES

Summary: "[F]ilmmaker Arnon Goldfinger travels to Tel Aviv to clean out the apartment of his recently-deceased German-born Jewish grandmother. ... Goldfinger begins an unsettling journey into his family's history ... and discovers that knowing the truth can be a terrible burden. ... The Flat is a real-life suspense story about how the past can return to haunt the present."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

3 holds on 3 copies

Summary: Set in near-future Seattle, follow couple Jude Williams and Emma Ryerson as their relationship grows amidst the global epidemic from the Alzheimer's-like condition, Neuroinflammatory Affliction.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: Gates of Heaven: uses two Southern California pet cemeteries as the bases for a profound and funny rumination on love, loss, and industry. Vernon, Florida: travels to a languorous southern backwater and meets a handful of fascinating folks; a determined turkey hunter, a curious minister, a laconic policeman, engaged in individualistic, sometimes absurd pursuits.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Chris wants to show his girlfriend Tina his world and he wants to do it his way, on a journey through the British Isles in his beloved caravan. Tina's led a sheltered life and there are things Chris simply needs her to see. But it doesn't take long for annoying tourists, overbooked camp sites, and Tina's meddling mother to spoil Chris' dream. Now he's out to prove that hell truly hath no fury...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A group of medical students take a sex-and-booze-fueled ski vacation to a remote cabin in the Norwegian Alps, where they uncover a dark secret from WWII. This discovery results in the resurrection of a battalion of uncontrollable, unstoppable and extremely undead Nazis. What follows is a blitzkrieg of bloodshed, body parts and action-packed zombie carnage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A dark comedy set in Winnipeg during the Great Depression, where a beer baroness organizes a contest to find the saddest music in the world. Musicians from around the world descend on the city to try and win first place--a $25,000 prize.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by MGM Home Entertainment 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11, and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward a ruthless agenda.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Fahrenheit 2004

Summary: An examination of disgraced New York Congressman Anthony Weiner's disastrous 2013 mayoral campaign.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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