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Summary: pt.1. After being commissioned by the 1936 Olympic Committee to create a feature film of the Berlin Olympics, Riefenstahl shot a documentary that celebrates the human body by combining the poetry of bodies in motion with close-ups of athletes in the heat of competition. Includes the marathon, men's diving, and American track star Jesse Owen's sprint races at the 1936 Olympic games. The...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pathfinder Home Entertainment 2006

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

Summary: When an Iranian widow takes over her husband's truck stop restaurant after his death, she must hide in the kitchen so she doesn't cause a scandal. Now her brother-in-law wants to be with her for the cafe, while a customer just wants to be with her.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2007

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

Summary: Mitra, in prison for killing her violent stepfather, confronts new warden Tahereh on the eve of a riot, fearlessly challenging her dogmatic views - which, over time, begin to change. This movie has been banned in Iran.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2006

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

Summary: An elderly Chinese man routs evil in a Western frontier town by setting up his circus for the townspeople. The various performers affect each of the circus' visitors in a different way, and in the end the unscrupulous citizen who dominates the town repents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video [distributor] 2011

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1 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY SEV

Summary: "In pre-World War II London, Spanish agent Denard struggles to close a high-level business deal that will strike a blow against fascists in his native country. But industrialists not yet alert to the threat of fascism reject him. A teenage ally caught up in his efforts is murdered. And the mission itself seems a failure. Yet neither the story nor Denard will stop there. Charles Boyer plays...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2010

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Summary: Big changes were in the air for the legal crew of Night Court as the smash hit show entered the seventh season of its epic nine-season run. Status quo is MIA for the court as the season begins with a visit from Harry's estranged dad, former mental patient Buddy that results in the two shacking up. Meanwhile, Dan begins a season-long quest for new lodgings, a quest complicated by Judge Harry's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2012

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Summary: "A man entranced by his dreams and imagination is love-struck with a French woman and feels he can show her his world" --IMDb.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Surrounded by the conflict in Northern Ireland, Kathleen Quigley has managed to stay clear of it, devoting herself to her three children. Yet in a single moment, the war claims her as one of its living victims. Kathleen is caught in an inescapable political crossfire when her son, actively involved with the IRA, is jailed by the British.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2011

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

Summary: Tommy habitually tells tall tales and nobody believes him when he witnesses a murder through a tenement window.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2010

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

Summary: Greek fisherman Demetrios guides a lost princess home to Atlantis, but is imprisoned there and must fight for his life, before rescuing the princess again as they flee the doomed realm.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2010

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1 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY ATL

Summary: Taken in by a kindly couple, a six-inch-tall boy takes on a pair of comical crooks in this adaption of a classic Grimm fairy tale. Showcases Academy Award winning special effects that combine live actors, animation, and puppets.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2011

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

Summary: When Susan moves with her father from America to England, she ends up falling in love with and marrying Sir John Ashwood, an English baronet. But, before their son is born, Susan loses her husband to World War I. When World War II breaks out years later, her son's own tour of duty begins. Finding out whether he will return home safely or not makes for some of the most dramatic moments in motion...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. 2009

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE WHI

Summary: A nine-year-old boy's preening obsession with straightening his hair elicits a tidal wave of homophobic panic in his hard-working mother.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Kaliyappan struggles with the guilt and implications of the executions he obediently carries out. His son rejects his father's way of life. After Kaliyappan is told to prepare for another hanging, a traveler's story changes their destiny.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2005

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

Summary: Rahmat the boatman navigates the increasingly brackish waters of a coastal land, collecting the heartaches and tears of its inhabitants. But he remains powerless against their misguided attempts to appease the gods and make the land green again, whether by offering a bride to the sea or forcibly "treating" the eyes of a painter who sees in different colors. Drawing firsthand on the challenges...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Global Film Initiative 2012

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

Summary: Step inside 'the Castle,' a large private psychiatric facility. Here, Dr. Stewart McIver devotes night and day to his profession while neglecting his pining, voluptuous wife. A colleague with a fondness for booze and a pretty face seeks to comfort the wife.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2011

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

Summary: "Lumberman Barney Glasgow abandons saloon girl Lotta to marry a timber heiress ... only to fall for Lotta's beautiful daughter twenty years later. But this time, Barney as a rival for the young woman's love: his own son!" -- Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: This is the story of the growth and maturity of Magnolia, a showboat star, who falls for Gaylord Ravenal, a riverboat gambler.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS SHO

Summary: A young student makes a false accusation against her teachers and upsets the lives of all involved.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: T. S. Garp is a sweet-natured writer whose life is a weird minefield of violence, adultery, fatherhood, feminism, and eerie coincidences.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: Eager to flee from his drunken father and the confining life with Widow Douglass and Miss Watson, Huck sets off on a raft down the Mississippi with Jim, a runaway slave, in tow.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: Bill Meechum is one of nature's hard cases, an ace marine fighter pilot so adept at his lethal trade that they call him The Great Santini. But now it's peacetime, 1962. More at home playing 'top gun' in the cockpit than playing father in his own living room, he's become that most useless of all figures: a warrior without a war. Based on Pat Conroy's best-selling autobiographical novel,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: Aging private detective Ira Wells (Carney) teams up with kooky Margo Sterling (Tomlin) to solve the murder of Carney's old detective partner.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: No stones in slingshots. No skirmishes too late in the day. They're rules of war for the youngsters of two neighboring Irish villages. And here's another rule: if you spit-shake on something, you better follow through. Kids will be kids. But sometimes they, in their own fanciful ways, will be adults. It's a winning tale in which buttons are the spoils of a would-be war.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

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