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Summary: A stop-motion animated film about toys come to life, based on the Belgian television series with the same title. Cowboy and Indian give Horse a homemade brick barbecue for his birthday, but too many bricks arrive and they destroy their house. Surreal adventures follow as the trio travels to the center of the earth, treks across frozen tundra, and discovers a parallel underwater universe where...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2010

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

Summary: A heartwarming tale of two unique women who bond while recuperating in a hospital. Martha, a mother of four rambunctious and imaginative children, finds solace when she meets the younger woman, Claudia, and quickly the two build a strong relationship. When Martha invites Claudia to live with her family, Claudia unwittingly takes on the responsibility of becoming a surrogate mother to Martha's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Matthau, Walter

Summary: Four ruthless gunmen hold a speeding New York subway train hostage for a hefty ransom, threatening to kill all the passengers on board.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM/UA Home Video 2000

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

Summary: Charged with overeseeing Israel's war on terror, both Palestinian and Jewish, the head of the Shin Bet, Israel's Secret Service, is present at the crossroads for every decision made. This documentary features interviews with six former heads of the agency who have agreed to share their insights and reflect publicly on their actions and decisions. The Gatekeepers offers and exclusive account of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2013

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

O'Reilly, Bill

Summary: As the horrors of the Third Reich were exposed after World War II, many Nazi war criminals--including Josef Mengele, Klaus Barbie, and Adolf Eichmann--went on the run. But self-styled "Nazi hunters" were determined to track them down. This disparate group included a French couple, American lawyer, German prosecutor, Israeli Mossad agents, and a death camp survivor. Over decades, these men and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.5318 ORE

Summary: Fiona is the manager of a fast-food restaurant. She lives comfortably and happily with her family in the suburbs. That is until the day she accidentally gets locked into a walk-in freezer. She escapes the next morning, half frozen and barely alive, only to realize that her husband and two children didn't even notice she was missing. But when Fiona develops an obsession for everything cold and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2007

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

Summary: A humble businessman with a buried past seeks justice when his daughter is killed in an act of terrorism. A cat and mouse conflict ensues with a government official, whose past may hold clues to the killers' identities.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE FOR

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

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

Summary: A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2006

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

Summary: Detective Virgil Tibbs has been assigned to solve the murder of a prostitute. His pal, a political-minded minister who is spearheading a referendum on community control, is suspected of the homicide and Tibbs is faced with the decision of whether or not to invesigate.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2001

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

Summary: A lavish period drama set in Atlantic City, following the life and times of Nucky Thompson, the undisputed political and criminal mastermind whose grip on power and control of the city's liquor supply is under constant threat.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BOA RATED R

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

Summary: The wealthy Recchi family has undergone sweeping changes. Eduardo Sr. has named a successor to the reins of his company, and surprised everyone by splitting power between his son Tancredi and grandson Edo. But Edo had always dreamed of opening a restaurant with his friend Antonio. To make matters worse, the very foundation of the entire family may be totally shattered after Tancredi's wife Emma...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2010

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

Summary: Explores filmmaker Rithy Panh's quest to create the missing images during the period when the Khmer Rouge ruled over Cambodia between 1975 and 1979. The film uses wood figures, archival footage, and narration to recreate his firsthand experiences and those of his family and friends' suffering during the communist regime.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: After nearly half a century of communist rule, poverty stricken Albania falls subject to the invasion of two exploitive capitalists looking to prosper within the changing economy. As Albania's people try desperately to flee destitution, Gino and Fiore arrive from Italy with plans to use a makeshift manufacturing plant to front their next scam. Forced to name an Albanian as their company's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by New Yorker Films 2004

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

Summary: A coming-of-age tale set in the final days of China's Cultural Revolution. Eleven-year-old Wang lives with his family in a remote village in Guizhou Province. Life is tough, but they make the most of what little they have. When Wang is selected to lead his school in daily gymnastics, he is told he must wear a clean, new shirt, which forces his family to make a great sacrifice. Soon after, Wang...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2011

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

Summary: For thousands of years, songbirds were regarded by mankind as messengers from the gods. Today, these creatures, woven inextricably into the fabric of our environment, are vanishing at an alarming rate. Under threat from climate change, pesticides and more, populations of hundreds of species have dipped dramatically. As scientists, activists and bird enthusiasts investigate this phenomenon,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Class, cultural and sexual differences are explored in this drama about a thirty-year-old gay man returning to his homeland of Tunisia after the death of his father. His over-bearing mother wishes him to stay and get married, but he meets and falls in love with the handyman. Islamic mores, a class-conscious society and his ever-present mother theaten their burgeoning relationship.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: TLA Releasing 2010

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

Summary: "One of Mexico's most highly regarded works of political cinema, Canoa: A Shameful Memory reimagines a real-life incident that had occurred just eight years before its release, when a group of urban university employees on a hiking trip were viciously attacked by residents of the village of San Miguel Canoa who had been manipulated by a corrupt priest into believing the travelers were communist...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FOREIGN CAN

Summary: In season three Malotru has been taken hostage by the Islamic State. Moved from camp to camp, tortured and weakened, he's close to despair. In Paris, the Directorate-General for External Security (DGSE) faces a dilemma: should they use all of their resources to save Malotru, who betrayed the service, his country and friends when he became a double agent working for the CIA?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2017

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

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

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

Summary: Wonderwoman, Thief Catcher, and Invisible Girl team up to battle the baby stealing Demon-Lord of the Underworld.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE HER

Summary: Doc Martin continues his misanthropic adventures in the idyllic seaside village of Portwenn. The fourth season of the hit dramedy sees two unexpected arrivals that complicate the good doctor's already messy life. Contains eight episodes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2010

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Do 4

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Summary: Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi reluctantly returns to Changchun to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell Nai Nai herself. To assure her happiness, they gather under the joyful guise of an expedited wedding, uniting family members scattered among new homes abroad. As Billi navigates a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: The first program observes the Red panda and Giant panda (one of the world's most endangered mammals) in their natural habitat, the bamboo forest of China's "Mountains of the Sleeping Dragon" a national panda reserve. The second program features the San Diego Zoo's challenge to successfully breed and raise a Giant Panda in captivity. Spotlighted is Hua Mei the baby panda and staff from the San...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar 2003

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV NAT

Summary: Through eyewitness and insider accounts, this program tells the story of the Labour Party's most successful leader, Prime Minister Tony Blair-- a man who is ruthless, confident, and sacrificed part of his domestic agenda for a foreign policy that almost destroyed him. This program provides the first authoritative television analysis of Blair's decade in office and the legacy he leaves to his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by PBS Home Video 2007

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV BLA