Search
Type
Format
Sort
Location

Summary: "The little known [fictionalized] story of a handful of Muslim agents who fought for the French Resistance, and who used the Mosque of Paris as the base for operations that included rescuing Jewish fugitives and assassinating Vichy informants." --

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: France télévisions distribution 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: L'Armee des Ombres is a stark and unvarnished story about Resistance fighters in Vichy France in 1942-43 when the French leadership allowed the Nazis to occupy the country. The members of this army are cold, hungry, desperate men and women, with false names and no addresses, who can be betrayed in an instant by a traitor or an accident. They know they will probably die. A meditation on the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Couch, Angela K.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "With her father in a German POW camp and her home in Sainte-Mère-Église, France, under Nazi occupation, Rosalie Barrieau will do anything to keep her younger brother safe . . . even from his desire to join the French resistance. Until she falls into the debt of a German soldier--one who delivers a wounded British pilot to her door. Though not sure what to make of her German ally, Rosalie is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC COU

Purnell, Sonia

Summary: "This is a historical nonfiction book about Virginia Hall, an American spy in France who the Nazis dubbed "the most dangerous of allied spies." It tells the story of her youth and her work in Europe during the second world war."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2022

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Kochanski, Halik

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A monumental history that finally integrates the many resistance movements against Nazi hegemony across Europe into a single, sweeping narrative. It's almost shocking to think that now, more than seventy years after the Nazi surrender in 1945, there is not a single volume that has attempted to unify the resistance movements that convulsed Europe during the brutal years of occupation. In her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company 2022

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Summary: "Centers on a revolutionary machine that allows scientists to enter and record a subject's dream. After it is stolen, a fearless detective and a brilliant therapist join forces to recover the device before it falls into the hands of a 'dream terrorist'"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME PAP
1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN PAP

Summary: Monsignor Renard tells the story of the German occupation of France during World War II through the eyes and experiences of a humble and extraordinary priest-- whose beliefs are tested to the breaking point.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gaines, James R.

Summary: "A bold and original argument that upends the myth of the Fifties as a decade of conformity to celebrate the solitary, brave, and stubborn individuals who pioneered the radical gay rights, feminist, civil rights, and environmental movements, from historian James R. Gaines"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.0973 GAI

Summary: The tiny duchy of Grand Fenwick is bankrupt so its minister decides to declare war on the United States, be defeated and receive Marshall Aid.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Set in the late 1920s, the story follows a cat-and-mouse game between a group of resistance fighters who want to destroy key Japanese facilities in Seoul, and the Japanese agents trying to stop them. A talented Korean-born Japanese police officer, who was previously in the independence movement himself, is torn between his duty as an officer and his instinct to support the greater cause.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Fisher, Michelle Millar

Summary: The remarkable story of how Gilbert Baker and his friends created the iconic Rainbow Flag in 1978. -- amazon.com

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Museum of Modern Art 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306.766 FIS

Summary: "Emmy Award-winner John Scagliotti, producer of the landmark films "Before Stonewall" and "After Stonewall", guides us in a wondrous tour of erotic history, poetry and visual art in this point-of-view documentary on same-sex desire from ancient times to Victorian crimes. He explores how the sexual revolution of the 1960s and the growth of LGBT political power in the 1990s cleared the path for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The Criterion Collection is proud to present this director approved edition, with new transfers and extensive interviews with the director and his colleagues. Includes: Generation, Kanal, & Ashes and Diamonds. Descriptions are under each title.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Janus Films 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bongiovanni, Archie

Summary: "Three teenagers - Natalia, Jax, and Rashad - are magically transported from their modern lives to the legendary Stonewall Inn in the summer of 1969. Escorted by Natalia's eccentric abuela (and her pet cockatiel, Rocky), the friends experience the police raid firsthand and are thrown into the infamous riots that amde the struggle for LGBTQ rights front-page news."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2022

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Summary: A talk show host and his wife and son seem to be living an ideal life until clandestinely-filmed videotapes of their private lives start to show up on their front porch. As the tapes reveal more secrets, the resulting stress and fear leads to conflict, obsession, and deceit for the couple and brings back episodes from the husband's childhood when he wronged a young Algerian boy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Sundin, Sarah

Summary: As the Nazis march toward Paris in 1940, American ballerina Lucie Girard buys her favorite English-language bookstore to allow the Jewish owners to escape. She struggles to run Green Leaf Books due to oppressive German laws and harsh conditions, but finds a way to aid the resistance by passing secret messages between the pages of her books. Widower Paul Aubrey wants nothing more than to return...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SUN

Summary: An idealistic, naive German officer is assigned to the home of a middle-aged man and his grown niece; their response to his presence, their only form of resistance is complete silence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Sanders, Rob

Summary: Traces the life of the Gay Pride Flag, from its beginnings with social activist Harvey Milk and designer Gilbert Baker to its spanning of the globe and its role in today's world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MIL

Nelson, Anne

Summary: The "Rote Kapelle," or Red Orchestra, was the Gestapo's name for an intrepid band of German artists, intellectuals, and bureaucrats (almost half of them women) who battled treacherous odds to unveil the brutal secrets of their fascist employers and oppressors. For many members of the Red Orchestra, these audacious acts of courage resulted in their tragic and untimely end. This is a brilliant...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.155 NEL

Summary: In 1862 Paris, Emile Zola is barely scratching out a living writing muckraking articles about the poverty of the French people and the corruption of their leaders. Until "Nana," about the life of a prostitute, becomes a smash hit and turns Zola into a celebrity, champion of the people. As he churns out a string of similar books that make him quite rich, his old friend Paul Cezanne tells him "An...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Set within the vibrant dancehalls and historic crime corridors of 1940s Paris, a singer with "stars in her eyes" ignores the protest of her covetous husband and pursues a meeting with a lecherous movie financier. When her husband attempts to crash the rendevous, murder ensues. Enter the detective, whose seasoned instincts lead him down a circuitous path of alibis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Fresh from the farm, Claude Bukowski arrives in New York City for a date with the Army Induction Board, only to walk into a hippie "happening" in Central Park and fall in love with the beautiful Sheila. Befriended by the hippies' pacifist leader, Berger, and urged to crash a formal party in order to declare his love for Sheila, Claude begins an adventure that lands him in jail, Central Park...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS HAI

Summary: Based on the memoirs of an imprisoned French resistance leader, this unbelievably taut and methodical marvel follows the fictional Fontaine's single-minded pursuit of freedom, detailing the planning and carrying out of his escape with gripping precision.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gaddy, K. R.

Summary: "The Edelweiss Pirates were a loosely organized group of working-class young people in the Rhine Valley of Germany. They faced off with Nazis during the Third Reich and suffered consequences for their resistance during and after World War II."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Books 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: 940.53 GAD

Back to Top