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Summary: This take on the traditional wuxia film, set in 9th century China, centers on Nie Yinniang, a young woman who was abducted in childhood from a decorated general and raised by a nun who trained her in the martial arts to be an assassin who is directed to slay corrupt government officials. After 13 years of exile, she is returned to the land of her birth with orders to kill her betrothed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: In Pei, a kingdom ruled by a young and unpredictable king, the military commander faces peril both inside and outside the palace walls. But he has a secret weapon: a look-alike who can fool both Pei's enemies and the King himself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN SHA

Summary: To earn his place amongst the gods, celestial army commander Jiang Ziya must vanquish a terrifying fox demon threatening the very existence of the mortal realm. After learning the creature's fate is tied to that of a young girl, Jiang Ziya disobeys Heaven's edict and spares the demon, resulting in his banishment to the mortal realm. Ten years later, he is given one more chance to complete the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Great 2017

Liu, Zhenyun.

Summary: "A darkly humorous novel of contemporary China. Liu Yuejin, a work site cook and small-time thief, searches for his stolen bag but finds another that contains a flash disk chronicling high-level corruption, which sets off a convoluted chase"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arcade Publishing 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIU

Liu, Zhenyun

Summary: To avoid violating China's one child policy, Li divorces Qin and plans to remarry him after their second child is born, but when Qin marries another pregnant woman, Li moves to have the divorce declared a sham so she can remarry Qin and divorce him for good.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arcade Publishing 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIU

Qu, Lei Lei

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. Co. 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 751.4251 QU

Summary: A young boy, Nezha, is birthed from a heavenly pearl by the Primeval Lord of Heaven. Born with unique powers, Nezha finds himself as an outcast who is hated and feared. Destined by prophecy to bring destruction to the world, the young boy must choose between good and evil in order to break the shackles of fate and become the hero.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN NEZ

Summary: A new arrival in British-occupied Hong Kong wants to open a martial arts academy to teach his unique Wing Chun style. But a corrupt cabal of martial arts masters, led by Master Hung, refuses to allow him to teach in peace until he proves himself in a series of fights against the local master, which Ip does, in style. But even after earning the respect of the local masters, Ip's troubles are...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2010

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

Summary: Takada is an aging Japanese fisherman who has been estranged from his son for many years. When the son is diagnosed with terminal cancer his daughter-in-law, Rie, summons him to the hospital. When his son refuses to see him, Rie gives him a videotape about the work his son was doing on a documentary film in a remote region of China's Yunnan province. Still troubled by the relationship, Takada...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

Lee, Mei Li

Summary: Hello Kitty Crochet is all about kawaii: the supercute world of Hello Kitty and her friends meets the Japanese art of amigurumi, or crocheted dolls. With 25 cute and easy-to-make projects, Hello Kitty Crochet is as charming and fun as it is simple to follow.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quirk Books 2014

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Summary: A young woman married to a depressed man finds herself face to face with her first love, and the feelings she had for him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Epoch 2007

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

Summary: Tequila is a die-hard cop who will stop at nothing to avenge his partner's murder, and joins forces with a rebel cop to fight the bad guys.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mei ya lei she ying die you xian gong si [distributor 1990

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

Bei Bei.

Contents: Into The Wind -- Hot Thursday -- East -- Make Me Stronger -- Little Sunrise -- Bei's Bossa -- Whisky Walts -- Willingness -- Tiger -- Master Room -- Ambush -- Blue Grotto.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Ubiquity 2010

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD ELECTRONIC BEI

Summary: A historical action war drama based on the founding of the Republic of China, when nationalist forces led by Sun Yat-sen overthrew the last ruling Qing Dynasty, which held unquestioned power and rule for 250 years. From the walls of the Forbidden City to the battlefields of China, no expense was spared in the production and no detail ignored in its quest for historical accuracy. 1911 is a true...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: In 1920s China, nineteen year old Songlian is forced to marry Chen Zuoqian, the lord of a powerful family. Fifty year old Chen has already three wives, each of them living in separate houses within the great castle. Competition between the wives is fierce, as their master's attention carries power, status and privileges. Each night Chen must decide which wife to spend the night with and a red...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Razor Digital Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: Ip Man's life remains unchanged after his wife's death, but he and his son are slowly drifting apart. To seek a better future for his son, Ip Man decides to travel to the U.S. only to find a stable, peaceful life abroad is only skin deep. Underneath lies deep-rooted racial discrimination that is far worse than he has expected. Ip Man re-examines his position and ponders on the reason he took up...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: At the heart of this film is the question of whether Leni Riefenstahl was a Nazi, as her detractors claim, or whether she was the victim of society-- a naive, young woman who made Triumph des Willens on assignment, and simply did a very good job. This film does not judge, and Riefenstahl (a fiesty 90 during production) is genuine in her protest. Or has the passage of 50-plus years simply...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 1998

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

Eddings, Lexi

Summary: "High school English teacher Angie Holloway has been in this little Ozark hamlet for a few years, but she still feels like an outsider. And with no family of her own and single to boot, she's rusty when it comes to opening her heart. Nevertheless, she's been drafted to direct the annual Christmas pageant--whether she likes it or not. As for her assistant, that job's been handed to Seth Parker....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC EDD

Lem, Stanisław.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt, Brace 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 891.8 LEM

Sanbe, Kei

Summary: With Yashiro and Sachiko's cooperation, Hinazuki was taken in by her grandmother. Even though Hinazuki is out of danger, Satoru has no time to rest-- the serial abduction slayings are not over. But if he prevents the crimes from happening, will he be able to return to the present?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 ERA

Thomas, Lex.

Summary: When a virus deadly to adults infects their high school, brothers David and Will and the other students soon break into gangs that fight each other for survival and the hope of escaping their quarantine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EgmontUSA 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC THO

Summary: Liu Jin-xi is a village craftsman whose quiet life is irrevocably shattered by the arrival of two notorious gangsters in the local general store. When Liu single-handedly saves the shopkeeper's life, he comes under investigation by detective Xu Bai-jiu. Convinced that Liu's martial arts mastery belies a hidden history of training by one of the region's vicious clans, Xu doggedly pursues the shy...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Eddings, Lexi

Summary: It's hard to be the new girl in town, especially around the holidays. But when the town is Coldwater Cove, Oklahoma, there are plenty of folks willing to welcome you--and lovingly meddle in your life . . . High school English teacher Angie Holloway has been in this little Ozark hamlet for a few years, but she still feels like an outsider. And with no family of her own and single to boot, she's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EDD

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