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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: When Beijing journalist Ga Yu arrives in a remote Tibetan village, he immediately finds himself embedded in a relentless manhunt across the barren waste lands of Kekexili. Acting without the Chinese government's approval, this ragtag group of impoverished vigilantes has sworn to capture of kill the poachers responsible for decimating the sacred antelope of Kekexili.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

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

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Summary: Jason is an American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics. He makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, Jason unexpectedly finds himself traveling back to ancient China. He meets the drunken kungfu master, Lu Yan; an enigmatic and skillful...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2008

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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

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

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

Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 2

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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6 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

Jiang, Ji-li.

Summary: An outstanding student and much admired leader of her class, Ji-Li Jiang was poised for a shining future in the Communist party until the Cultural Revolution of 1966. Told with simplicity, innocence and grace, this unforgettable memoir gives a child's eye view of a terrifying time in 20th-century history--and of one family's indomitable courage under fire.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTrophy 1998

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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: The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne... a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO NOT RATED

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7 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Crown 2017

Summary: Story that spans more than 50 years in the lives of two men at the Peking Opera, friends since childhood, and the woman who comes between them. Also an absorbing drama of the period in Chinese history from the warlord era through the Cultural Revolution.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Buena Vista Home Entertainment/Miramax Home Entertainment 1999

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

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

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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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Summary: At once an intimate drama and a decades-spanning epic that leaps from the recent past to the present to the speculative near-future, Jia's new film is an intensely moving study of how China's economic boom and the culture of materialism it has spawned has affected the bonds of family, tradition, and love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Li, Qing

Summary: A guide to the therapeutic Japanese practice of shinrin-yoku, or forest bathing, demonstrates how it can reduce stress levels, improve the immune system, and promote health and happiness, and includes more than one hundred photographs from forests around the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

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Li, Yiyun

Summary: A tale set in America and China follows the experiences of three people who in their youths were involved in a mysterious accident that resulted in a friend's fatal poisoning and years later are haunted by the possibility that one of them actually committed a murder.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC LI

Li, Cunxin

Summary: In a memoir of life in Maoist China, the author describes how he was taken from his family in rural China to study ballet in Beijing, his rise in the world of Chinese ballet, and his defection at age eighteen to the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 2003

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Li, Hongzhi

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Universe Pub. 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.3444 LI

Li, Yiyun

Summary: A tale set in America and China follows the experiences of three people who in their youths were involved in a mysterious accident that resulted in a friend's fatal poisoning and years later are haunted by the possibility that one of them actually committed a murder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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Summary: An orphan boy is raised to seek vengeance on the clan leaders who murdered his parents. He takes lessons from an old Shaolin monk who is embedded in a boulder and sets out to find the killers. But before he can deliver justice, he must unite rival factions to fight a far greater evil plaguing the land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Beverly Wilshire Filmsworks Inc. 2000

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

Dong, Li.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tuttle Publishing 2010

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA FOREIGN CHI

Li, Lillian

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Summary: The Beijing Duck House in Rockville, Maryland, is not only a beloved go-to setting for hunger pangs and celebrations; it is its own world, inhabited by waiters and kitchen staff who have been fighting, loving, and aging within its walls for decades. When disaster strikes, this working family's controlled chaos is set loose, forcing each character to confront the conflicts that fast-paced...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LI

Li, Yiyun

Summary: "Yiyun Li's searing personal story of hospitalizations for depression and thoughts of suicide is interlaced with reflections on the solace and affirmations of life and personhood that Li found in reading the journals, diaries, and fiction of other writers: William Trevor, Katherine Mansfield, and more"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LI, YIYUN LI

Li, Yiyun

Contents: Kindness -- A man like him -- Prison -- The proprietress -- House fire -- Number three, Garden Road -- Sweeping past -- Souvenir -- Gold boy, emerald girl.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: SC Fiction Li 2010

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