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Summary: Investigating a massive chemical spill in West Virginia that left 300,000 people without drinking water for months, filmmaker Cullen Hoback uncovers government and corporate collusion with frightening nationwide public health implications.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Tharlo is a Tibetan shepherd, used to living with little human contact. Visiting a Tibetan town in Qinghai province to obtain a proper ID card from the local police station, Tharlo surprises Police Chief Dorje by reciting from memory a lengthy excerpt from one of Chairman Mao's essays. But things develop in a romantic rather than a political direction. To prepare for his ID photo, Tharlo needs...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: With arresting insight, vulnerability, and a delightful sense of humor, An Oversimplification of Her Beauty utilizes a mix of live action and diverse forms of animation, a collage of documentary and fantasy, and interplay of effects, voices, and music to capture the relationship between Terence and a lovely young woman (Namik Minter) as it teeters on the divide between platonic and romantic.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: When T.S. is dumped by his girlfriend, he retreats to the mall with his comic book-loving best friend Brodie, whose girlfriend has also left him. Between brooding and visits to the food court, the unmotivated suburban New Jersey teenagers decide to win their girlfriends back with the help of Silent Bob and Jay, the ultimate delinquents, as they scheme to disrupt T.S.'s girlfriend's father's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY MAL

Summary: "Shot outside Pittsburgh on a shoestring budget by a band of filmmakers determined to make their mark, Night of the Living Dead, directed by horror master George A. Romero, is a great story of independent cinema: a midnight hit turned box-office smash that became one of the most influential films of all time. A deceptively simple tale of a group of strangers trapped in a farmhouse who find...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR NIG

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Among the most fascinating chapters of film history is that of the so-called "race films" that flourished in the 1920s -'40s. Unlike the "black cast" films produced within the Hollywood studio system, these films not only starred African Americans but were funded, written, produced, edited, distributed, and often exhibited by people of color. Entrepreneurial filmmakers built an industry apart...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PIO
1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD DOC PIO

Summary: "THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE 1967-1975 mobilizes a treasure trove of 16mm material shot by Swedish journalists who came to the US drawn by stories of urban unrest and revolution. Gaining access to many of the leaders of the Black Power Movement Stokely Carmichael, Bobby Seale, Angela Davis and Eldridge Cleaver among them the filmmakers captured them in intimate moments and remarkably unguarded...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: It's the beginning of the summer. In a village in the north of Turkey, Lale and her four sisters come home from school, innocently playing with boys. The supposed debauchery of their games causes a scandal with unintended consequences. The family home slowly turns into a prison, classes on housework and cooking replace school, and marriages begin to be arranged.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

1 hold on 8 copies

Summary: In the late 1980's, the Detroit Red Wings worked to finally break their decades long Stanley Cup drought by extracting players from the Soviet Union, and in the process, changed the way North American hockey is played.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: 796.96 DVD Russian 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Vivian is a repressed English professor who goes to Reno for a quickie divorce in 1959. She spends the weeks waiting for final divorce papers at a dumpy dude ranch. There she mets Cay, a beautiful young casino worker. The two develop a friendship that stirs desires in Vivian she cannot deny. Slowly their attraction deepens into bold sensuality as they develop a bond that renews their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wolfe Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Jess and Moss are second cousins in the dark-fire tobacco fields of rural Western Kentucky. Without immediate families that they can relate to, and lacking friends their own age, they only have each other. Over the course of a summer, they venture out on a journey exploring deep secrets, identity, and hopes for the future.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Baxter Bros. 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "Out of Print is a documentary exploring the importance of revival cinema and 35mm exhibition - seen through the lens of the patrons of the New Beverly Cinema - a unique and independent revival cinema in Los Angeles." -- container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Finn is an English teacher going through a mid-life crisis. Having just had a recent tragedy in his life, he takes up selling encyclopedias to the town as he looks for meaning in life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Monterey Video 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "They were perfect strangers, assembled to pull off the perfect crime. Then their simple robbery explodes into a bloody ambush, and the ruthless killers realize one of them is [an undercover police officer]. But which one?"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan Home Entertainment 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Throughout Richard Nixon's presidency, three of his top White House aides obsessively documented their experiences with Super 8 home movie cameras. Young, idealistic and dedicated, they had no idea that a few years later they'd all be in prison.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Documents the transgressions of Josh 'Skreech' Sandoval, a local skate legend from the stagnant suburbs of Fullerton, California, in the aftermath of America's economic collapse.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.22 DVD Dragonslayer 2011

Summary: In a remote monastery high up in the mountains, an old master, a young monk and an orphaned boy devote themselves to their Buddhist teachings. As the master faces death, he must lead his disciples away from their past ties to the outside world and its rapidly changing values, and point them toward their quest for enlightenment.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Bae Yong-kyun Productions [production company 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Students from Zombietown are transferred to a high school in a suburban town preoccupied with uniformity, traditions and pep rallies.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: For three days in the summer of 1969, a rock concert was held on an upstate New York farm, and 400,000 people attended -- far more than were anticipated, far more than paid, far more than could be fed or sheltered or cared for after injuries or drug overdoses. It rained, there was mud, all traffic in and out was gridlocked, and the music continued, night and day. "Woodstock Nation" existed for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Pictures 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Summary: An adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play, chronicling the events around the assassination of Julius Caesar.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Toshiro Hitsugaya is suspected of treason when he disappears after the Ouin is stolen, and substitute Soul Reaper Ichigo vows to prove his innocence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Media 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME BLE

Summary: "Made during the early years of the movie musical, this exuberant revue was one of the most extravagant, eclectic, and technically ambitious Hollywood productions of its day. Starring the bandleader Paul Whiteman, then widely celebrated as the King of Jazz, the film drew from Broadway variety shows to present a spectacular array of sketches, performances by such acts of the Rhythm Boys...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS KIN

Summary: Set in Germany and France in the immediate aftermath of the First World War (1914-1918), the film recalls the mourning period that follows great national tragedies as seen through the eyes of the war's 'lost generation': Anna, a bereft young German woman whose fiancé, Frantz, was killed during trench warfare, and Adrien, a French veteran of the war who shows up mysteriously in her town, placing...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Box Films 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Arizona in the late 1800s. Infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, volunteers to deliver him alive to the train that will take the killer to trial. On the trail, Evans and Wade, each from very different worlds, begin to earn...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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