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Summary: Having defined the espionage genre with Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler, Fritz Lang returned to the genre with this surprisingly fast-paced and remarkably grim thriller. Rudolf Klein-Rogge starts as Haghi, the head of an elaborate criminal empire, and Willy Fritsch is the undercover agent assigned to topple the diabolical king from his throne. Filled with the sexual intrigue and high-tech gadgetry that...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER SPI

Summary: An exploration of the complex impact dishonesty has on our lives and everyday society.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DOC HON

Summary: Orna is the mother of three children whose husband is struggling to open a restaurant. To help support her family, Orna lands a job with a former army superior who is now a successful real estate developer. While Orna tries to balance work and her home life, she experiences escalating sexual harassment from her boss. A pattern of predatory behavior ultimately brings her career and marital...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: Soraya, born in Brooklyn in a working class community of Palestinian refugees, discovers that her grandfather's savings were frozen in a bank account in Jaffa when he was exiled in 1948. Direct, stubborn, and determined to reclaim what is hers, she fulfills her life-long dream of "returning" to Palestine. Slowly she is taken apart by the reality around her and is forced to confront her own...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber Inc. 2010

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

Summary: An electrifying journey through the public and private worlds of pop culture mega-icon Grace Jones contrasts musical sequences with intimate personal footage, all the while brimming with Jones's bold aesthetic.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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2 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC GRA

Summary: Secretly filmed in Iran by women and men who risked arrest. It is an immersive portrait of the world's most honored human rights activist and political prisoner, attorney Nasrin Sotoudeh, and of Iran's remarkably resilient women's rights movement. In the courts and on the streets, Sotoudeh has long fought for the rights of women, children, religious minorities, journalists, and artists. In the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

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Summary: It's August. Like they have most summers, elderly widowed sisters Libby Strong and Sarah Webber, who live in Philadelphia, are staying together in the family's summer cottage on an island off the coast of Maine. There are a few people who have been half-century friends or acquaintances on the island, including Tisha Doughty and Joshua Brackett.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2017

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

Summary: Paola is the beautiful and jealously guarded younger wife of a shady factory owner, Enrico Fontana. In order to investigate her romantic history he hires a private detective, which ironically brings Paola back into contact with former lover Guido, with whom she resurrects a lost passion. Dogged by the suspicions of their respective mates, they are drawn closer to each other in the face of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lorber Films 2012

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

Summary: Critically acclaimed alcoholic actress Thea Barfoed has gone through turmoil, resulting in a divorce and the loss of custody of her two boys. Eager to break with the past, regain control over her life, and get her children back, she uses charm and manipulation to persuade her ex-husband, Christian, that she is able to take back the mantle of motherhood. But ironically, she has not completely...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

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Summary: This classic film noir concentrates on interrelated episodes in the lives of several London policemen. Aveteran cop is murdered by small-time delinquents Tom Riley and Spud. Rookie cop Andy Mitchell, who looked up to the veteran policeman as a father figure, embarks on a perilous search to bring his mentor's killers to justice. Shot in a pioneering semi-documentary style by Gordon Dines (Pool...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: What do the most ravishingly beautiful actress of the 1930s and '40s and the inventor whose concepts were the basis of cell phone and Bluetooth technology have in common? They are both Hedy Lamarr, the glamour icon whose ravishing visage was the inspiration for Snow White and Cat Woman and a technological trailblazer who perfected a radio system to throw Nazi torpedoes off course during WWII.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2018

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

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

Summary: The year is 1984, and on the rural east coast of New Zealand Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' is changing kids' lives. 'Boy' is a dreamer who lives with his brother Rocky and his Nan. When Boy's father, Alamein, returns home after seven years away, Boy is forced to confront the man he thought he remembered, find his own potential, and learn to get along without the hero he had been looking for.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber, Inc. 2013

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Summary: Released in 1976, Changin Times was an extraordinary album recorded in extraordinary circumstances, a commercial release recorded inside an American prison. The artist was Ike White, a music prodigy who was locked up at the age of 19, serving a life sentence for murder. With never-before-seen archival footage, this documentary charts Ike's journey from prison to life as a free man, and a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC CHA

Summary: Mr. Brian Stimpson ran his life, and everyone else's, by the clock. Then one day, the clock decided to strike back! On the day Stimpson is to give a major speech at a posh teacher's conference, he finds himself in a frantic cross-country chase filled with missed trains, confused cops, strange monks, odd old ladies and stolen clothes. Can Stimpson make up for precious lost time or is the entire...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: Viewers will follow the scientists planning and monitoring the deflection of hazardous near Earth objects and the real-life procedures in place in the event of an asteroid collision with the earth. From the SETI Institute and NASA to the White House and United Nations, viewers will meet the people who are responsible for protecting the planet from a potentially devastating asteroid impact.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: In 1954 a reclusive ex-soldier is thrown into the woes of rebellion when he's ordered to escort a villager accused of murder to prison during the Algerian War. As their journey leads them through a deadly fire-fight between settlers and rebels, the two men on opposite sides of the conflict must join forces to survive.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2015

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

Summary: Samuele is twelve years old and lives on an island in the middle of the sea. He goes to school, and loves shooting his slingshot and going hunting. He likes land games, even though everything around him speaks of the sea and the men, women, and children who try to cross it to get to his island. But his is not an island like the others, its name is Lampedusa and it is the most symbolic border of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2017

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FIR

Summary: A never-before-seen woodsman mysteriously appears aboard a submarine that's been trapped deep under water for months with an unstable cargo. As the terrified crew make their way through the corridors of the doomed vessel, they find themselves on a voyage into the origins of their darkest fears.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: "German painter Gerhard Richter granted filmmaker Corinna Belz access to his studio in the spring and summer of 2009, where he was working on a series of large abstract paintings. In quiet, highly concentrated images, the documentary provides a fly-on-the-wall perspective of the very personal, tension-filled process of artistic creation. Richter is his own worst critic, destroying multiple...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: distributed by Kino Lorber, Inc. 2012

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

Summary: Between 1961-1973, musicians in the Village banded together to sing about the radical social upheaval of the time, sparking everlasting political, social, and cultural changes. For the first time, the greatest singer-songwriters, authors, and performers from Greenwich Village reflect on how they collectively became the voice of a generation. Through poignant interviews, rare archival footage,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: "The product of over 2,000 interviews recorded in 60 countries, this unique and thrilling collection of stories and images leads inexorably to the core of what it means to be human. Stories full of love and happiness, hatred and violence, from everyday experiences to accounts of the most unbelievable lives, share a rare sincerity and underline what is universal. Intercut with never-before-seen...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2017

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

Summary: Arrested for fatally beating an elderly widow, Barbara Graham at first goads the police, refusing to answer their questions. But when an alleged accomplice turns state's evidence, Graham insists that she is innocent. Condemned by the press and the public, Graham is found guilty of murder and sentenced to die in the gas chamber. With her execution date getting near, Graham desperately attempts...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

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Summary: Most commonly known as the principle screenwriter for director William Desmond Taylor, Julia Crawford Ivers was a filmmaker of diverse talents, working as director, scenarist, production supervisor, and editor at Paramount. This collection includes The Intrigue, directed by Frank Lloyd, screenplay by Ivers. The Majesty of the Law (reel 4 only), and A Son of Erin written and directed by Julia...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: "Michel Houellebecq, possibly the most widely read living French writer, was believed kidnapped on September 16, 2011. But was he really? After a flurry of media reports of his abduction, the story goes cold and Michel, famously reclusive, refuses to set the record straight."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

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