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Summary: "Red" Redding is a lifer who knows the ropes at Maine's Shawshank State Prison. New inmate Andy Dufresne is a quiet banker, unjustly convicted of murder. Andy's indomitable will earns Red's friendship and his resourcefulness brings hope and change to the entire prison. Andy is full of surprises--and he saves his best surprise for last.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA SHA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Shawshank 2007

Summary: Based on the true story of Army Chaplain Darren Turner and his wife Heather. With a strong, faith-filled marriage, the Turners are ready to follow their calling: serving God, family, and country. Fresh from seminary and basic training, Chaplain Turner and his family arrive at Fort Stewart. Before the Turners can even unpack, Darren is deployed to Iraq. Heather is left taking care of their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: A refugee's escape, a prisoner's promise, and a daughter's painful secret converge in this inspiring true story of hope. As three fathers fight to save their families, their lives become intertwined in an unlikely journey across the globe, where they learn the healing power of forgiveness and reconciliation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: GVN Releasing 2018

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

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Vicki, a young music-school dropout struggling to make sense of her aimless life, becomes the primary caretaker for her dying ninety-year-old father.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Summary: "Losing Ground tells the story of a marriage of two remarkable people, both at a crossroads in their lives. Sara Rogers, a black professor of philosophy, is embarking on an intellectual quest to understand 'ecstasy' just as her painter husband Victor sets off on a more earthly exploration of joy"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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: Jeremiah Johnson: Jeremiah is an American soldier who goes west to escape the Mexican War and becomes a mountain man. He is taken in by an old trapper who teaches him how to survive. After unavoidably violating an Indian burial ground, he loses his new Indian wife and their adopted child to vengeance. A vendetta between him and the Crows ruins his idyllic life as a fur trapper.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2009

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN GRE

Summary: Funeral parade of roses is a headlong dive into the dazzling, unseen Tokyo night-world of drag queen bars and fabulous divas, fueled by booze, drugs, fuzz guitars, performance art and black mascara. Hot young thing Eddie, hostess at Bar Genet, ignites a violent love-triangle with reigning drag queen Leda for the attentions of club owner Gonda.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: Character study of a talented pianist who has given up a promising career and now works on oil rigs. After 20 years he returns home to his father's deathbed, perhaps to reconcile himself with his fear of failure and desire for greatness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Tristar Home Video 1998

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Five 1998

Summary: Santiago Munez, an immigrant from Los Angeles, is given the chance to go to England to pursue his dream of becoming a professional soccer player. This underdog must prove he has the talent, passion, and determination to triumph against all odds.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Entertainment 2006

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

Summary: The film follows the blossoming love between a well-off suburban widow and her handsome and earthy younger gardener. After their romance prompts the scorn of her selfish children and snooty country club friends, she must decide whether to pursue her own happiness or carry on a lonely, hemmed-in existence for the sake of the approval of others.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2014

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Summary: With her ravishingly sensual take on Herman Melville's Billy Budd, Sailor, Claire Denis firmly established herself as one of the great visual tone poets of the time. Amid the azure waters and sunbaked desert landscapes of Djibouti, a French Foreign Legion sergeant sows the seeds of his ruin as his obsession with a striking young recruit plays out to the thunderous, operatic strains of Benjamin...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: When a medical resident loses a patient, he moves back home with his father to rethink his career. His visit is a bittersweet one, overshadowed by memories of the mother he lost 18 years earlier on Christmas Eve. Nathan accepts a coaching position at a local elementary school where he meets Megan, a teacher, and becomes close with a young boy named Charlie. His world is turned upside down when...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Feature Films for Families 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Seasonal Adult Collection, Call number: DVD MOVIE CHR

Summary: A realistic drama depicting students at a Portland, Oregon high school before and during a tragic school shooting. Follows a young boy who takes over the wheel from his drunken dad while returning from lunch. Then follows another student who crosses paths with the first, then the other of the two boys in camouflage gear, carrying heavy bags, who arrive inside the school and begin shooting. No...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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

Summary: A truly inspiring story of one ordinary family's extraordinary journey. An orphaned boy named Tomas is adopted by Maire O'Donnell to live on a whimsical Irish isle filled with new friends, secret caves and a lost baby pup seal stranded on the coast. But when Maire's reluctant husband Alec refuses to accept Tomas as his own son, the boy drifts down a fateful path of adventure and self-discovery,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV SHI

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: Billie is a 15-year-old girl who fantasizes Billie Holiday as a sort of fairy godmother. Billie has to navigate the evolving challenges of her life while she plays mother to her 11-year-old brother, Nico. They meet up with another adolescent, run away from home, and together roam the area free from their parents' watchful eye. They discover freedom and enchantment among the boats and railway...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: Seventeen, angry, and alienated from her estranged father, Veronica 'Ronnie' Miller's life gets turned inside out when her mother forces her to spend the summer with him in the small Georgia beach town where he lives. Here, Ronnie finds salvation, friendship, second chances, and first love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Entertainment 2010

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD LAS RATED PG

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE LAS

Summary: Lermontov's famous fable tells of Ashik Kerib, the wandering minstrel who is trying to earn enough money to marry the girl he loves. But when the father of his beloved spurns him, Ashik is forced to roam the land for 1,001 nights.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2007

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

Summary: On the run through Europe from her wealthy, cruelly possessive husband, an American is thrown together by fate with a suave stranger, and soon the two are bound in a consuming, seemingly impossible affair that stretches across continents and brings them to the very edge of catastrophe.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Summary: In the midst of a dazzling and prolific career at the forefront of modern jazz innovation, Miles Davis disappears from public view for a period of five years in the late 1970s. Alone and holed up in his home, he is beset by chronic pain from a deteriorating hip, his musical voice stifled and numbed by drugs and medications, and his mind haunted my unsettling ghosts from the past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MIL

Summary: Nervous spinster Charlotte Vale is stunted from growing up under the heel of her puritanical Boston Brahmin mother and remains convinced of her own unworthiness until a kindly psychiatrist gives her the confidence to venture out into the world on a South American cruise. Onboard, she finds her footing with the help of an unhappily married man. Their thwarted love affair may help Charlotte break...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: The remarkable true story of one soldier's death in battle, another soldier's journey of discovery and a nation's reverence and gratitude toward its war dead. After hearing of the heroic death of a young Marine in Iraq, veteran officer Lt. Colonel Michael Strobl volunteers to escort the remains of Lance Corporal Chance Phelps back to his hometown in Wyoming. As Strobl crosses America's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2009

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TAK

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

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: England during the English Civil War. A small group of deserters flee from a raging battle through an overgrown field. They are captured by two men: O'Neil and Cutler. O'Neil, an alchemist, forces the group to aid him in his search to find a hidden treasure.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: Based on true love, this decades spanning romance begins in Mexico between an aspiring chef and a teacher. Their lives restart in incredible ways as societal pressure propels them to embark on a treacherous journey to NYC with dreams, hopes, and memories in tow.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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