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7 holds on 3 copies

Summary: After a roving motorcycle gang attacks him on the street, timid bookkeeper Casey joins a neighborhood karate studio to learn how to protect himself. Under the watchful eye of a charismatic instructor, Sensei, and hardcore brown belt Anna, Casey gains a newfound sense of confidence. But when he attends Sensei's mysterious night classes, he discovers a sinister world of brutality and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Daniel, a fatherless teenager, arrives in Los Angeles from the East and faces the difficult task of making friends. He becomes the object of bullying by a gang of karate students when he strikes up a relationship with Ali, the gang leader's ex-girlfriend. Daniel asks Miyagi, a master of martial arts, to help him learn karate. Daniel then prepares himself both mentally and physically for the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Pictures 2005

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

Summary: When a new student starts in Professor Hundert's class, little does the professor know that this student will change his life forever. They start out butting heads and end up forming a friendship that will shake the controlled world of the professor. The lessons learned will last a lifetime.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2003

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

Summary: The karate kid, special edition: Daniel, a fatherless teenager, arrives in Los Angeles from the East and faces the difficult task of making friends. He becomes the object of bullying by a gang of karate students when he strikes up a relationship with Ali, the gang leader's ex-girlfriend. Daniel asks Miyagi, a master of martial arts, to help him learn karate. Daniel then prepares himself both...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Pictures 2008

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Dangarembga, Tsitsi

Summary: "Anxious about her prospects after leaving a stagnant job, Tambudzai finds herself living in a run-down youth hostel in downtown Harare. For reasons that include her grim financial prospects and her age, she moves to a widow's boarding house and eventually finds work as a biology teacher. But at every turn in her attempt to make a life for herself, she is faced with a fresh humiliation, until...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DAN

Summary: Thirty years after their final clash at the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament, Johnny Lawrence is at his lowest point as a jobless handyman haunted by his wasted life. When he rescues a bullied kid from bullies, he is inspired to resurrect the notorious Cobra Kai dojo. It also resurrects his old rivalry with Daniel LaRousso. Daniel is a successful businessman who may be happily married but is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Blade on the feather: Jason is a reclusive author who is visited by Daniel. Daniel is a young admirer of Jason's. After Daniel seduces Jason's daughter, dark secrets to emerge. Both men are more than they claim to be.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Koch Vision 2009

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DEN

Summary: When a new friend and co-worker begins a passionate affair with a male student, schoolteacher Barbara Covett decides to keep the affair secret as a means to manipulate her friend.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF NOT

Summary: A high school teacher whose wife is about to give birth finds himself tangled in temptation and obsession when a student falls for him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DMR 2014

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Watts, Naomi

Summary: Tells the story of Princess Diana's secret love affair with Pakistani heart surgeon Hasnat Khan during the last two years of her life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: E1 Entertainment 2014

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DIA RATED PG-13

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

Summary: After losing his parents, Phoenix moves to Africa to live with his Aunt Sarah. While on safari with his uncle one day, Phoenix wanders off and becomes lost in the African bush. After rescuing a huge elephant from a trap, Phoenix befriends the great creature, which he names Indlovu. Riding through the wilderness, the bold duo finds evidence of a local gang of poachers, and together they plot to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2018

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

Summary: A high school teacher with a drug habit finds a friendship in an unlikely source - one of his troubled students. Will their relationship help them or harm them?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

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

Summary: When a female college student goes missing, a popular professor is the prime suspect. Suddenly, the questions he faces aren't merely academic, they're a matter of life and death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2018

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

Summary: Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his state of 'emancipated manhood' thrown into tragic disarray. David is a renowned college professor whose life is turned inside out when he becomes involved in a passionate relationship with Consuela. Consuela is a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher. As their sexual relationship evolves, an incredible love story...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Elegy 2008

Summary: Morning glory: A small-town community-theatre actress comes to New York dreaming of theatrical stardom. She amuses a producer and a playwright with her naiviete. Partly out of sympathy, the playwright arranges for her to understudy a troublesome theatrical star. When the star walks out on opening night, the young actress goes on to triumphant success. She is warned not to let it go to her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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

Summary: Robin Williams portrays English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming "Carpe Diem, lads! Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary!" The charismatic teacher's emotionally charged challenge is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm--changing their lives forever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Video 2006

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DEA RATED PG-13

Summary: Robin Williams portrays English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming "Carpe Diem, lads! Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary!" The charismatic teacher's emotionally charged challenge is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm--changing their lives forever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Video 1998

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE DEA

Summary: John Farley grew up as a chubby kid with no athletic skills and poor self-esteem. During his early teenage years his nemesis was Mr. Woodcock, the school's gym teacher. Woodcock took a sadistic glee in tormenting John and others like him. Years later, John has slimmed down and has come to terms with his self-image. He has become a best-selling author, publishing a self-help book on overcoming...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY MR.

Summary: When an ex-Marine becomes a high school teacher, she is assigned to a tough class of inner-city teenagers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hollywood Pictures 1999

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

Summary: Frances "Gidget" Lawrence lives with her widowed college professor father in California. Anne is her older sister who is married to John Cooper, a psychology student. Gidget spends most of her free time at the beach, hanging out with friends and surfing. She also has a knack for getting in and out of trouble. Gidget speaks to the audience during her journey to adulthood, letting them know...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVDTV Series Gidget 2006

Summary: Based on Lee Child's bestselling novel Never Go Back, finds the itinerant problem-solver accused of murder, and learning that he may have a child he has never met.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JAC RATED PG-13

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

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

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1 available in Top Shelf DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: When respected American religious symbology expert Dr. Robert Langdon is summoned to the Louvre by French Captain Bezu Fache, he soon discovered that he is the number 1 suspect for the murder of a historian Langdon had been scheduled to meet with. Assisted by a French cryptographer and government agent named Sophie, Langdon is challenged to decipher a chain of cryptic codes and puzzles, all the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DAV RATED PG-13

Summary: Dre Parker finds himself in China after his mother's latest career move. He and classmate Mei Ying immediately fall for each other, but cultural differences make this friendship impossible. Even worse, his feelings make an enemy of class bully, Cheng who is quite adept at kung fu. Dre turns to maintenance man Mr. Han, who is secretly a kung fu master and learns that kung fu is not about punches...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Family Karate 2010

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

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

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

Summary: Midwesterner James Hart struggles to survive an Ivy League law school and to meet the expectations of imperious Prof. Charles Kingsfield.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PAP