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Summary: Explores how one contestant became adept at recording and memorizing prices of products featured on the show since its inception in 1972, culminating in him helping a contestant place a perfect bid during a 2008 Showcase.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Gravitas Ventures 2018

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

Summary: The film centers on Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and the last survivor of his people, and the two scientists who, over the course of 40 years, build a friendship with him. The film was inspired by the real-life journals of two explorers (Theodor Koch-Grünberg and Richard Evans Schultes) who traveled through the Colombian Amazon during the last century in search of the sacred and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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Summary: A sweeping, delirious romance begins in the Polish countryside, where Wiktor, a musician on a state-sponsored mission to collect folk songs, discovers a captivating young singer named Zula. Over the next fifteen years, their turbulent relationship will play out in stolen moments between two worlds: the jazz clubs of decadent, bohemian Paris, to which he defects, and the corrupt, repressive...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: The extraordinary story of the iconic poet, musician and folksinger Violeta Parra, whose songs have become hymns for Chileans and Latin Americans alike. Director Andres Wood traces the intensity and explosive vitality of her life, from humble origins to international fame, her defense of indigenous cultures and devotion to her art.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Summary: Computer hackers demand ransom when they break into a computer system with a powerful and apparently unstoppable virus. A mysterious young woman quickly saves the business. She requests a meeting with the company's CEO and he ends up getting more than he bargained for. Lynn turns out to be a highly skilled assassin, who knocks off the CEO with the help of her younger sister Sue. Hong, a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: Will is locked in a mental asylum accused of Hannibal Lecter's crimes. Now that Will knows what Hannibal is, he faces a fight to prove his own sanity and convince those closest to him that he is innocent. Jack is dealing with his own feelings about Will, and whether his protege is a killer. Looking for answers, Jack looks to Lecter, who becomes the new consultant on cases. Lecter is torn...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: In the darkness, a clock ticks. Aging antique dealer Jesus Gris marks his time with his granddaughter Aurora, and his wife Mercedes. Señor Gris comes to possess, quite accidentally, the ancient Cronos device. The invention of a sixteenth century alchemist who fled to Mexico during the Spanish Inquisition, it grants eternal life and youthful vigor to the user. The only drawbacks are marble white...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Producciones Iguana 2004

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

Summary: On a faraway mountaintop, eight kids with guns watch over a hostage and a conscripted milk cow.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2019

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

Summary: "In a rundown circus on the outskirts of Mexico City, 13 year-old Alma earns a living as a trapeze artist. When her fellow performers find out that she is pregnant, Alma is expelled from the circus. She lives on the streets until she meets a troupe of traveling puppeteers that preach the word of God. Alma sees a promise in them, a glimpse of hope. This is a story of a young girl's search for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Desert Mountain Media 2002

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

Summary: Caye, a Madrid prostitute, comes to the aid of Zulema, a Dominican streetwalker beaten by a government official blackmailing her for free sex. They form a strong bond and imagine themselves as royalty, to offer them a glimpse of hope.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2007

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

Summary: An idyllic family skiing vacation takes a stunning turn when an avalanche threatens the ski lodge restaurant, sending people fleeing and demanding quick decisions that change the course of the family dynamics and trust.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: Federico Fellini's look at the many layers of Rome-- ancient, his own past, and the present day. A semi-autobiographical, poetic comedy-drama film.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2001

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Summary: A crime-thriller about judicial cover-ups and corruption in Argentina, told through flashbacks.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2010

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN SEC
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF SEC

Summary: Josey Aimes needs a job and goes to work at a Minnesota iron mine after splitting with her violent husband. But the job proves to be almost as harrowing as her marriage. The male miners are resentful of women taking their jobs, so the men verbally abuse and play humiliating pranks on the female miners. After being physically assaulted by a coworker, Josey tries to fight against the harassment,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA NOR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie North 2005

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD NOR RATED R

Summary: In this steamy, intriguingly complex, psychological thriller the line between reality and fantasy is hopelessly blurred. CGesar tries to make sense of his life after a car crash leaves his once-handsome face grotesquely disfigured. After he is placed into a psychiatric penitentiary for a murder he doesn't remember committing, CGesar's only hope is to delve into the depths of his subconscious...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan Home Entertainment 2001

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

Summary: Tharlo is a Tibetan shepherd, used to living with little human contact. Visiting a Tibetan town in Qinghai province to obtain a proper ID card from the local police station, Tharlo surprises Police Chief Dorje by reciting from memory a lengthy excerpt from one of Chairman Mao's essays. But things develop in a romantic rather than a political direction. To prepare for his ID photo, Tharlo needs...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: This French drama chronicles the impact of World War II German occupation on a small village in central France. As the residents come under the pressures of war, they make choices that are inspiring and heartbreaking.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tetra Media Fiction 2016

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Summary: A heartwarming tale of two unique women who bond while recuperating in a hospital. Martha, a mother of four rambunctious and imaginative children, finds solace when she meets the younger woman, Claudia, and quickly the two build a strong relationship. When Martha invites Claudia to live with her family, Claudia unwittingly takes on the responsibility of becoming a surrogate mother to Martha's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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

Ma, Jian

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MA

Summary: "Hockey great Gordie Howe retired after 25 winning seasons with the Detroit Red Wings. But he realized that retirement just didn't work for him... When his sons were drafted to the Houston Aeros he came out of retirement to join the team! He was written off by many, who thought he was too old to be playing competitively. Through hard work, perseverance, and the loving support of his wife and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Number Nine (MB) Productions Inc. 2013

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MR.

Ma, Jian

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915.1045 MA

Summary: Liam Neeson returns as Bryan Mills, an ex-CIA operative who finds himself taken hostage along with his wife. To survive, Bryan must enlist the help of an unlikely ally and use his brutally efficient skills to take out his kidnappers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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Summary: Beneath Anna Poliatova's striking beauty lies a secret that will unleash her indelible strength and skill to become one of the world's most feared government assassins.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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

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