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Summary: A former heavyweight boxing champion comes out of retirement to fight a 10 round exhibition bout against an opponent who is thirty years younger than he is.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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Summary: The famed lunch scene at the Algonquin Hotel's Round Table. Home to a circle of mutually supportive young artists that defined New York sophistication and a literate era of wit and intellect.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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Summary: During World War II, 70,000 Finnish children were shipped off to Swedish families who had agreed to shelter them for their own protection until the end of the war. This is the story of one such boy, Eero. After the death her husband, grief stricken Kirsti agrees with great reluctance to send Eero to Sweden. His surrogate parents, Signe and Hjalmar, are grieving the recent loss of a daughter....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Matila Röhr Productions 2007

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

Summary: A young priest, Father Chisholm, is sent to China to establish a Catholic parish among the non-Christian Chinese.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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

Summary: "The Benedetti family has been haunted by a curse for generations. On a long drive to visit their reclusive grandfather in Tuscany, Luigi Benedetti tells his children the mysterious story of their ancestors -- a tragic tale filled with forbidden love, passion, vengeance and betrayal"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Koch Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: 3 best friends who are financially challenged decide to sell ecstacy for a big time drug lord. As time passes, business increases but the friends can't handle the pressure. As addiction devours and friendship unravels, is it worth their lives?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Allumination FilmWorks 2006

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Push 2006

Summary: The morning of Tunde's graduation party and things have already begun to unravel. Tunde has managed to alienate his sister, Simisola. His older brother, Ade, persistently plagues him with criticism, and their mother has started drinking again. Unbeknownst to most, Tunde has orchestrated the return of his long estranged father, resurrecting unresolved family anguish against the backdrop of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2008

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

Summary: The story of the five Bennet sisters living in early 19th century England. Their mother is scheming to make prestigious marriages for them. Focuses on Elizabeth Bennet, who mistakenly finds the rich Mr. Darcy an oaf, even as he sets all the other fair maidens' hearts aflutter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2006

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

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Pride 2006

Summary: The friendship between two orphans endures even though they grow up on opposite sides of the law and fall in love with the same woman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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

Summary: A young girl must decide between taking care of her father and friend, both of whom are sick and need her the most, and doing what will truly make her happy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

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

Summary: Andreas arrives in a strange city with no memory of how he got there. He is presented with a job and an apartment, but before long, Andreas notices that something is wrong. The people around him seem cut off from any real emotion and communicate only in superficialities. He makes an attempt to escape from the city, but he discovers there is no way out. Andreas meets a man who has found a crack...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

Summary: On his Sussex estate Captain Shotover, an eccentric poet, retired seafarer and inventor, is reluctantly hosting a weekend house party for his two daughters and their bohemian friends.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2006

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

Summary: Nine races. One champion. Formula One drivers compete to be the best in this tale of speed, spectacle, and intertwined personal lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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

Summary: A touching story of an elderly widow who embraces her last chance for happiness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2006

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

Summary: There's precious little sweetness in Liam's life in the weeks before his 16th birthday: his mother is in prison, and his stepfather Stan is a bullying small-time drug dealer. Liam wants a normal life with mom, his older sister and her baby boy, in a caravan he picked out himself. Naïve, driven Liam comes to the attention of a local crime lord, who offers him employment--but with conditions that...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sixteen Films 2003

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

Summary: This drama centers on Hank Chinaski, the fictional alter-ego of author Charles Bukowski, who wanders around Los Angeles, trying to live off jobs which don't interfere with his primary interest, which is writing.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2006

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

Summary: The story of two women. Emel is a Westerner whose husband, a journalist, is missing - perhaps kidnapped or even killed. Khadija is an older woman who has lived through the country's decades-long struggle. Together they search for Emel's husband.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2008

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

Summary: A Connecticut adult swim class sets the stage for this comedy-drama about love, loss and second chances. Three strangers, inextricably connected through personal heartbreak, find themselves entering deep water as they learn that life isn't always about diving right in-- it's about getting your feet wet once in awhile.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: A mysterious young woman in an elite sanitarium in New England seems to weave a magical spell on a young man with an equally obscure past. Their relationship deepens leading to a shocking conclusion.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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

Summary: Silas Marner was a man who had everything, until he lost it all. Falsely accused of theft and driven out of his town, Silas starts life anew. One day, upon arriving home, he discovers a child asleep on the hearth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

Summary: 1950, rural Alabama. It's a make-or-break weekend for the Honeydripper Lounge and its owner Tyrone "Pine Top" Purvis. Deep in debt, Tyrone is desperate to lure the young cotton pickers and local Army base recruits into his juke joint and away from the rival club across the way. He lays off his regular talent and hires the famous electric guitar player, Guitar Sam, for a one night only gig. When...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Screen Media Films 2008

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

Summary: A talented college gymnast with Olympic dreams is changed when he meets a mysterious stranger named Socrates who holds the power to tap into new worlds of strength and understanding. The gymnast suffers a serious injury, but with the help of Socrates and an elusive young woman, he discovers that he has much to learn and even more to leave behind before he can become a peaceful warrior and find...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: Jamie is a preacher's daughter whose self-confidence doesn't depend on the opinions of others. Landon is skating through high school on looks and bravado. But when events thrust him into Jamie's world, he begins an unexpected journey he will never forget. The remarkable steps to a life changed involve trust, hope, goals, faith and unconditional love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Walk 2007

Summary: A young woman with a history of drug abuse returns home after a 3-year prison sentence, to reconnect with her 5-year-old daughter while trying to adjust to the outside world once again.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Screen Media 2006

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

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