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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: After a Mongolian desert herder hurts her back, she realizes that to support her family she must legally divorce her husband while looking for a man who will agree to take care of all of them.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2008

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

Summary: Tequila is a die-hard cop who will stop at nothing to avenge his partner's murder, and joins forces with a rebel cop to fight the bad guys.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mei ya lei she ying die you xian gong si [distributor 1990

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

Summary: The time is 1998. The setting is Macau. Every living soul jumps at every chance to make quick money before the Portuguese colony ushers in a new era under the Chinese rule. A relationship is formed between an ex-gangster trying to turn over a new leaf with his wife and newborn baby and two groups of hitmen - those who want to protect him and those who were sent to kill him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Magnolia Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: As a reclusive young girl prepares to start college and a new life, she meets and falls in love with a delivery man triggering a series of unexpected events.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2007

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

Summary: In a small seaside town, two schoolgirls are assaulted by a middle-aged man in a motel. Mia, a teenager who was working on reception that night, is the only witness. For fear of losing her job, she says nothing. Meanwhile, twelve-year-old Wen, one of the victims, finds that her troubles have only just begun. Trapped in a world that offers them no safety, Mia and Wen will have to find their own...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Icarus Films 2018

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

Summary: Mr. Smith is not the best idea for looking after a child, yet after stumbling upon a blazing shoot-out, helping to birth a child amidst a hail of gunfire, and seeing the mother die before his eyes, he becomes determined to protect the young innocent at all costs. His adversaries are equally determined, and they will not stop until the newborn is dead. Now, in order to ensure that maniacal...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2008

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Summary: In Afghanistan you risk your life to sing. After thirty years of war and five devastating years of Taliban rule, pop culture is beginning to return to the country. Since 2005, millions have been tuning in to Tolo TV's wildly popular American idol-style series, Afghan star. Like its Western predecessors, people compete for a cash prize and record deal. More surprisingly, the contest is open to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2010

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

Summary: "Teresa, a fifty year-old woman, travels to the beaches of Kenya as a sex tourist or 'Sugar Mama'. There, she moves from one beach boy to the next, buying their love only to be disappointed and quickly learning that love is strictly a business."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Strand Releasing Home Video 2013

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

Summary: The Four Horsemen resurface to expose a tech magnate's unethical practices, while at the same time trying to clear their names.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Seeking revenge for the death of his love, secret agent James Bond sets out to stop an environmentalist from taking control of a country's water supply.

Format: moving image

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

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

Summary: "Set in Fo Shan, China during the Sino-Japanese War, Ip Man vividly brings to life the brutality of the infamous Japanese occupation, where once proud men are forced to fight [to the] death for a precious bag of rice. Defined by courage and humility, Ip Man, whose fighting skills are revered all over China, rises to the fore front. Upon refusing to teach his martial arts to the invading...

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: 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

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

Summary: Ethan Hunt has retired from active duty as a super-spy in order to train new IMF agents. He is called back into action to confront the toughest villain he has ever faced - Owen Davian, an international weapons and information provider with no remorse and no conscience. Hunt assembles his team - his old friend Luther Strickell, transportation expert Declan, and background operative Zhen, in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2006

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE MIS

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Mi 3

Summary: When respected American religious symbology expert Dr. Robert Langdon is summoned to the Louvre by French Captain Bezu Fache, he soon discovered that he is the number 1 suspect for the murder of a historian Langdon had been scheduled to meet with. Assisted by a French cryptographer and government agent named Sophie, Langdon is challenged to decipher a chain of cryptic codes and puzzles, all the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DAV RATED PG-13

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

Summary: Tae-Shik is an ex-special agent with a tragic past. He runs a small pawnshop, and So-Mi, the young girl who lives next door, is his only friend. When So-Mi's mother becomes involved in a major crime, mother and daughter are kidnapped. To save So-Mi, Tae-Shik makes a certain arrangement with the crime mob. With So-Mi missing, the police begin to chase Tae-Shik. With the police and the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA Entertainment 2011

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

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Summary: Based on the novel of the same name, this film follows the sudden disappearance of Anna Lou, a sixteen-year-old girl from a small mountain village in the Italian Alps. Called to investigate the mystery is Detective Vogel, who soon realizes that this case is far from simple. Working against the clock and amidst an unprecedented media frenzy, Vogel must make use of his unconventional methods to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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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: Costa-Gavras puts the United States' involvement in South American politics under the microscope in this arresting thriller. An urban guerilla group, outraged at the counterinsurgency and torture training clandestinely organized by the CIA in their country (unnamed in the film), abducts a U.S. official to bargain for the release of political prisoners; soon the kidnapping becomes a media...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

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Summary: Eighteen of Alfred Hitchcock's early films (1926-1939), and two episodes of his television program (1955-1962). Includes 55 minutes of movie trailers spanning Hitchcock's legendary career.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2007

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Summary: Splendor in the grass: Two 1920s Kansas teenagers find their intense sexual feelings for each other are putting them at odds with their families and the rigid respectability of the town they live in.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2009

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Summary: In northern Albania a teenage brother and sister are physically and emotionally trapped in a cycle of violence, a result of their father's entanglement with a rival clan over a piece of land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2012

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

Summary: A virus has escaped and infected a secret lab and the scientists turned into zombies. A special-operations force is sent to battle the virus before it infects the planet.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Screen Gems 2004

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

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Summary: In Paris after World War III, a few survivors research time travel hoping to send someone to the past to help their situation; the meditations of a world traveler on various world-wide locations are narrated.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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