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Summary: A trio of friends residing in an urban Czech housing project finds that happiness can come from the place where you least expect it in this quirky and heartfelt drama. As the shadow of the country's largest chemical factory looms large over their bleak industrial suburb, Monika, Tonik, and Dasha hold out hope for a brighter future in another place. While supermarket employee Monika's dreams are...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Film Movement 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Inspired by the real life heroics of Nicholas Winton who saved hundreds of Czech Jewish children from the Nazis. The Silberstein's are a large and close knit extended family living in Czechoslovakia. Believing in the decency of mankind, they don't pay heed to the Nazi threat. They finally realize the true horror of what is coming, but it is too late. Making the toughest possible decision, they...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2003

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

Summary: A dysfunctional family, including a college professor, his long-estranged son and the lover they both shared are reunited. Two petty pickpockets attempt to rob a black belt in karate. A dimwitted soccer hooligan's wife buys a baby in a pawnshop. These are just a few of the unconnected strangers who find a common connection.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: During World War II and the Nazi occupation of Czechoslovakia, a couple, Josef and Marie, decide to hide a young Jewish neighbor in their small apartment. They keep getting a visit from their neighbor, Horst, who is a German sympathizer and has his eye on Marie. When she rejects his advances he seeks revenge by trying to move a Nazi clerk into their home, forcing the couple to tell a lie that...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Classics 2001

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

Summary: Based on two Edgar Allen Poe stories and the works of the Marquis de Sade, uses live action, stop-motion animation and other methods to tell the story of a young man who becomes involved with a decadent marquis and his lavish and kinky lifestyle in 19th century France.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2007

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

Marin, Cheech

Summary: "A memoir by the counterculture legend discusses how he formed one of the most successful comedy duos of all time, became a representative of the recreational drug movement, forged a successful solo career, and amassed a collection of renowned Chicano art,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MARIN, CHEECH MAR

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