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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

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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

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

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

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

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

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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

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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

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

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: 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

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

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

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

Summary: Sergei Polunin is a breathtaking ballet talent who questions his existence and his commitment to dance just as he is about to become a legend.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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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

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

Summary: In an unidentified French-speaking West African country, chaos reigns as civil war erupts. For the rebels, it's time to banish the 'white material' -- white folk and the trappings of white life. Among these is the Vial coffee plantation inhabited by Maria, her ex-husband Andre, their son Manuel, and his grandfather Bernard, a white family of French origin. Their terrified workers have fled,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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

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

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

Summary: 15-year old Mia is a foul-mouthed, belligerent teen living on an Essex estate [public housing] with her mother Joanne and precocious little sister Tyler. She has been excluded from school and is awaiting admission to a referrals unit, spending her days aimlessly. Her only escape--besides smoking, drinking an occasional swiped bottle of booze, and fist fighting with the neighbor girls--is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2010

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

Summary: The British Prime Minister and the U.S. President infer that they want to embark on a war in the Middle East. Simon Foster, the British Minister for International Development states, off the cuff, in a radio interview that 'war is unforeseeable.' He later tries to recant his statement to news reporters with another statement. Both remarks start a series of manoeuvrings on both sides by both the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2010

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY IN
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF IN

Summary: A dysfunctional family whose matriarch is in need of a bone marrow transplant reunites for Christmas.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2009

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

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

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

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

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

Summary: Using 'shock therapy' as a metaphor, the film investigates Naomi Klein's central idea of 'disaster capitalism.' When countries are jolted by catastrophic events such as war or natural disasters, they are often subjected to totally unregulated 'free market' remedies that benefit corporations at public expense.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: KimStim, Inc. 2011

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

Summary: A true story of a trailblazing woman who found freedom in the faraway world of the Middle East. Gertrude Bell chafes against the stifling rigidity of life in turn-of-the-century England, leaving it behind for a chance to travel to Tehran. So begins her lifelong adventure across the Arab world, a journey marked by danger, a passionate affair with a British officer, and an encounter with the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout Factory 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: A ferocious, funny, and poignant portrait of the one-of-a-kind Broadway legend still belting out Sondheim numbers at age 87, the documentary tribute showcases the brash, uncompromising Tony and Emmy winner both on stage and off. The film captures her immeasurable charm, acerbic wit, and impressive accomplishments with candid footage and interviews with friends and collaborators, including...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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 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

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2 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF WEI

Summary: 1987, Communist Romania. During the course of one day, Otilia helps her friend and roommate Gabita get a late-term abortion. With abortion, let alone any kind of contraceptive, being illegal, the women have to use illegal means to achieve their goal. Shows the rough and gritty situation in which these college students, particularly Otilia, must make decisions and deal with their consequences.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2008

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

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