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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 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

Summary: When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: A man returns to Kaili, Guizhou, the hometown from which he fled many years before. Back for his father's funeral, he recalls the death of an old friend, and searches for a lost love who continues to haunt him

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Re-Tros

Contents: Hum -- Hailing drums -- Red rum aviv -- 8+2+8 I -- 8+2+8 II -- Pigs in the river -- At mosp here -- The last dance -- Sounds for celebration

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Sky

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK RET

Summary: In four late-nineteenth-century Shanghai "flower houses", courtesans live confined to opulent splendor but are forced to work to buy back their freedom, and romantic intrigue, jealousies and tensions roil around their assignations.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

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

Summary: Mulan: Mulan is a young Chinese woman who breaks tradition and joins the Imperial army, accompanied by a her guardian dragon, Mushu, to battle an invading army.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment] 2013

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY MUL

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

Summary: Watch an epic action feature inspired by the life and times of the legendary kung fu master, Ip Man, who mentored Bruce Lee. The story spans the tumultuous Republican era that followed the fall of China's last dynasty, a time of chaos, division, and war that was also the golden age of Chinese martial arts.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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Summary: To save her ailing father from serving in the Imperial Army, a fearless young woman disguises herself as a man to battle northern invaders in China.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney 2020

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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

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4 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: The story of a master chef and his three adult daughters, all of whom are seeking love and happiness in different ways.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: After doctor informs Meizhu about her daughter Hehe having the Lukemia disease, then Meizhu would like to have another baby from her ex-husband in order to get marrow from the new born baby to save her daughter Hehe's life, her exhusband and wife reject Meizhu's plan ...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie In 2009

Lee, Lilian

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperPerennial 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEE

Liu, Bin

Summary: Kites and China are practically synonymous, since these childhood toys were originally invented there before becoming popular around the world. For over 2000 years, kites have been a common sight in China, from the imperial court to the common people, and over that time period the craftsmanship of the kite has been perfected-and includes a diversity and richness of styles. In Chinese Kites,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Better Link Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.15 LIU

Summary: During his time as a police captain in Foshan, Ip Man is targeted by a vengeful gangster just as the Japanese army invades the region.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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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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Agha, Shahid Ali

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 821.914 AGH

Agha, Shahid Ali

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 821.914 AGH

Summary: When the British government is discovered smuggling precious Chinese artifacts out of the country, folklore hero Wong Fei Hong uses his uniquely outlandish style of martial arts...Drunken Boxing...to fight the conspirators and salvage the valuables before it's too late! And the more Hong drinks, the more agile he becomes -- able to fend off numerous attacks with unbelievable moves! With Chinese...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2001

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

Summary: During the reign of the Tang dynasty in China, a secret organization called "The House of the Flying Daggers" rises and opposes the government. Leo is a police officer who sends officer Jin to investigate a young dancer named Mei, claiming that she has ties to the "Flying Daggers" organization. Leo ends up arresting Mei, only to have Jin break her free in a plot to gain her trust and lead the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2005

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

Jlin

Contents: First overture (Spiritual atom) -- Annotation -- Carbon 12 -- Unorthodox elements -- Anamnesis (part 1) -- The abyss of doubt -- Mutation -- First interlude (Absence of measure) -- Permutation -- Kundalini -- Anamnesis (part 2) -- Blue i -- Second interlude (The choosing).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Planet Mu Records, Ltd. 2018

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

Jlin

Contents: Black ballet -- Unknown tongues -- Guantanamo -- Erotic heat -- Black diamond -- Mansa musa -- Infrared (Bagua) -- Ra -- Expand -- So high -- Abnormal restriction.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

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