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Summary: Filmmaker Les Blank considered this free-form feature documentary about singer-songwriter Leon Russell, filmed between 1972 and 1974 while Blank was living at the Russell/Shelter Records recording studio compound on Grand Lake of the Cherokees in NE Oklahoma, but unreleased due to creative differences and music clearance problems, to be one of his greatest accomplishments. Includes scenes of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Contents: disc 1. Casey Jones (Billy Murray) -- Casey Jones (Fiddlin' John Carson) -- Southern Casey Jones (Jesse James) -- Steamboat Bill (Arthur Collins) -- Casey and Bill (Earl McDonald's Original Louisville Jug Band) -- Steamboat Bill boogie (Delmore Bros.) -- Red wing (Frank C. Stanley & Henry Burr) -- Red wing (Doc Williams & the Border Riders) -- Just break the news to mother (George J. Gaskin) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COUNTRY PRO

Summary: After fleeing his negligent and abusive parents, a hardened, streetwise twelve-year-old boy sues them to protest the life they've given him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

Summary: A collection of 8 movies featuring animals.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

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

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Among the most fascinating chapters of film history is that of the so-called "race films" that flourished in the 1920s -'40s. Unlike the "black cast" films produced within the Hollywood studio system, these films not only starred African Americans but were funded, written, produced, edited, distributed, and often exhibited by people of color. Entrepreneurial filmmakers built an industry apart...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PIO
1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD DOC PIO

Summary: Gates of Heaven: uses two Southern California pet cemeteries as the bases for a profound and funny rumination on love, loss, and industry. Vernon, Florida: travels to a languorous southern backwater and meets a handful of fascinating folks; a determined turkey hunter, a curious minister, a laconic policeman, engaged in individualistic, sometimes absurd pursuits.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The journey that led to Charles Dickens' creation of 'A Christmas Carol,' a timeless tale that would redefine the holiday.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

Summary: Walter Herzog's film Fitzcarraldo is the story of one man's attempt to build an opera house in the Amazon jungle. Filmmaker Les Blank captured the production, made perilous by Herzog's determination not to use models or special effects.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Chulas fronteras (58 min., 1976) features the music and culture of Mexican-Americans living in southern Texas, showing food preparation, family life, dances, fieldwork, and other social activities. Del mero corazon (28 min., 1979) is a lyrical journey through the musings of the heart in the Mexican-American Nortena music tradition. Various performers are shown in dancehalls and cantinas,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Brazos Films 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Play Misty for me: A radio disc jockey becomes the victim of psychotic obsession when he tries to end a torrid love affair with a fan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: When there is an assassination attempt on US President Allan Trumbull, his trusted confidant, Secret Service Agent Mike Banning, is wrongfully accused and taken into custody. After escaping from capture, he becomes a man on the run and must evade his own agency and outsmart the FBI in order to find the real threat to the president. Desperate to uncover the truth, Banning turns to unlikely...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Angel 2019

Summary: Tale of a neurotic, class-conscious doctor saddled with a nagging wife and the scheme he devises to do away with her. Gossip about his wife's death is rife and it seems to the Dr. that the only way to make the gossip stop is to dispose of the gossipers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MAL

Various Artists

Contents: Little Richard -- Long Tall Sally / Garnet Mimms -- As long as I have you / Robert Johnson -- Travelling riverside blues / Bukka White -- Shake 'em on down / Santo & Johnny -- Summertime / Bert Jansch -- Blackwater side / John Renbourn -- Nobody's fault but mine / Spirit -- Fresh garbage / Muddy Waters -- You need love / Howlin' Wolf -- Killing floor / Blind Willie Johnson -- In my time of...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Mojo 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK MOJ

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Alfred Hitchcock weaves a terrifying web of suspicion around a fragile young English bride and captures a classic suspense thriller. Joan Fontaine is the bride, a gently-reared heiress who fears she has married a murderer. Cary Grant is the husband, a dashing ne'er-do-well with a penchant for the high life--and a bank account that's strictly low-life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A businessman is caught up in a criminal conspiracy during his daily commute home.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2018

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Commuter 2018

Summary: Seven-part limited series about Roger Ailes, the founder of Fox News. It focuses on the past decade which Ailes arguably became the Republican Party's de facto leader, and the sexual harassment accusations that brought his career to an end.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LOU

Summary: A sweeping overview that explores how tattoos were used in early Christian practices, how they were discovered halfway around the world during the voyages of Captain James Cook, and how they exploded in popularity in America beginning with artists like Ed Hardy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Contents: Brown sugar (Alice Russell) -- Sway (Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears) -- Wild horses (Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings) -- Can't you hear me knocking (The Bamboos) -- You gotta move (Naomi Shelton & the Gospel Queens) -- Bitch (The Sugarman 3) -- I got the blues (Aloe Blacc & Joel Van Dijk) -- Sister Morphine (Ren Harvieu) -- Dead flowers (Anthony Joseph & the Spasm Band) -- Moonlight mile (Lee...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Mojo 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES MOJ

Summary: Aura is a recent college graduate who returns to New York and moves back in with her mother and sister. As painfully confessional as it is endlessly amusing, Tiny Furniture is an authentic, incisive portrait of a young woman at a crossroads.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The fourteen-acre community garden at 41st and Alameda in South Central Los Angeles is the largest of its kind in the United States. Started as a form of healing after the devastating L.A. riots in 1992, the South Central Farmers have since created a miracle in one of the country's most blighted neighborhoods. Growing their own food. Feeding their families. Creating a community. But now,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: James Gregory is a racist South African guard whose certainties of life are shaken to the core. During a twenty year span, James spent his time as Nelson Mandela's prison warden. Shows the daily application of a major historic abonimation, known as Apartheid, as seen through the eyes of the average White South African. These are 'ordinary' people who are neither heroes nor villains, but obtuse...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Garnering recognition for his stellar athletic abilities and intellectual accomplishments "Luce" follows the titular characters struggle of maintaining his integrity while dealing with the circumstances of his background. Adopted from a war-torn country just ten years prior, Luce becomes the very essence of what many consider to be the American Dream. However, all changes when his teacher...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: In 1974 the most celebrated American R&B acts of the time came together with the most renowned musical groups in Southern Africa for a 12-hour, three-night concert held in Kinshasa, Zaire. The music festival became a reality when Hugh Masekela and Stewart Levine convinced boxing promoter Don King to combine the event with the 'Rumble in the Jungle, ' the epic fight between Muhammad Ali and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Portland homicide Detective Nick Burkhardt discovers he is descended from an elite line of criminal profilers known as 'Grimms', charged with keeping balance between humanity and the mythological creatures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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