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Summary: As a social worker, Irena had access to the Warsaw Ghetto, making it possible for her to rescue the daughter of a Jewish friend and safely hide the young girl with a Catholic family. Realizing that thousands of children were still in danger, Irena recruited sympathetic friends and co-workers to smuggle children out and place them in safe homes, farms and convents. At great personal risk, she...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hallmark Hall of Fame Productions 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Courageous 2009

Summary: Romek is a Jewish boy from Krakow hiding out with a rural Catholic family in Poland in 1943. Romek soons finds himself in an ackward position with the other children of the village, who don't know whether to view the newcomer as a friend or rival. In a catechism class taught by a local priest, Ramek meets Marka, a local thirteen-year-old whose romantic interest sparks some twists that include...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2005

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Summary: The heartwarming true story of a loyal dog named Hachiko. This very special friend would accompany his master to the train station everyday and return each afternoon to greet him after work. Even after his master passed away, he continued to return to the same spot at the station every day for the next nine years to wait for his beloved master. During his daily visits he touched many lives and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY HAC

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Paul, who goes from the most infamous persecutor of Christians to Christ's most influential apostle, is spending his last days in a dark and bleak prison cell awaiting execution by Emperor Nero. Luke, his friend and physician, risks his life when he ventures into Rome to visit him. Paul is under the watchful eye of Mauritius, the prison's prefect, who seeks to understand how this broken old man...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: Its January 1977 and Gary Gilmore is about to become the first convicted murderer to be executed in a decade. Gary's youngest brother, Mikal, can help prevent the execution, but first he has to get to know the brother he barely remembers. Born of a brutal father, raised in a family haunted by death, religion and superstition, the brothers discover their shared past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Well-known playwright James M. Barrie finds his career at a crossroads when his latest play flops and doubters begin to question his future. Then by chance he meets a widow and her four adventurous boys. Together they form a friendship that ignites the imagination needed to produce Barrie's greatest work. Traverses both fantasy and everyday reality, melding the difficulties of adult life with...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA FIN
1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA FIN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FIN RATED PG

Summary: Well-known playwright James M. Barrie finds his career at a crossroads when his latest play flops and doubters begin to question his future. Then by chance he meets a widow and her four adventurous boys. Together they form a friendship that ignites the imagination needed to produce Barrie's greatest work. Traverses both fantasy and everyday reality, melding the difficulties of adult life with...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2005

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Finding 2005

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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