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Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2004

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

Summary: During the upheavals of Indian independence and partition, a young Hindu girl is romantically pursued by a Muslim, without regard for their religious differences. Surrounding violence catches up, and he turns against Hindus in general, and finally against his love and the values which prompted it.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2003

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

Summary: The beauty and strength of the women of the Juchitán have inspired legends and songs for centuries, as well as recent tabloid stories of male harems and free love. Separate fact from folklore and sensationalism from sociology.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2006

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

Summary: 15-year-old Alma is consumed by her hormones and fantasies that range from sweetly romantic images of Artur, the boyfriend she yearns for, to daydreams about practically everybody she lays eyes on.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2012

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

Summary: In Kore-eda's thought-provoking vision, the newly deceased find themselves in a way station somewhere between Heaven and Earth. With the help of dedicated caseworkers, each soul is given three days to choose one cherished memory for their life that they will relive for eternity. As the film reveals, recognizing happiness and finding a life's worth of meaning in a single event is no simple task.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2000

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

Summary: The first Mardi Gras in America was celebrated in Mobile, Alabama in 1703. In 2008, the celebration is still racially segregated. Go into the parallel hearts of the city's two carnivals. With unprecedented access, the director traces the exotic world of secret mystic societies and centuries-old traditions and pageantry. From the crowns, the gowns, the surreal masks, to the enormous paper mache...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Guild 2009

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

Summary: Sweet but lonesome Olof lives by himself on his family's farm after the death of his mother. Unable to read or write, he is forced to take people on trust. Olof must depend upon his younger friend Erik to help him with the farm work. Then one day, out of the blue, Olof places a personal ad in the paper. The ad attracts Ellen, a beautiful well-heeled city woman. Erik, also taken with Ellen, is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2004

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Summary: An unlikely relationship begins for an American girl living in Jerusalem, a cab driver on her way to Jordan, and a Palestinian woman who has information for both.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2007

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

Summary: A Spanish coming of age story focusing on the antics of two 17 year olds, who have a posh beach house almost all to themselves one summer. This is also a summer of sexual awakenings.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2001

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

Summary: In this romantic comedy, Yoyita, a world-famous diva, returns to her home town of Guantanamo for an elegant reception and a surprise reunion with her once beloved, Candido. Overjoyed with the rekindled memories of her first love, Yoyita's elated heart fizzles while in Candido's embrace. Joining Yoyita's funeral procession back to Havana are her sexy niece Gina, a former professor blacklisted...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2000

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

Summary: Takes a look at the music, musicians, and spectators at the Newport Jazz Festival, 1958.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2000

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC Jaz

Summary: Jean, René, Janine: two men and a woman from different generations and different backgrounds, whose paths meet at a crisis point in mid-life, faced with disappointment and frustration, all three muse about a legendary "uncle in America", a guardian angel who gives them their hearts' desires and tells them exactly what they want to hear.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2000

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

Summary: War game: A dramatization of the possible effects of nuclear warfare on Great Britain. Explores the physical damage effects, the psychological effects on the survivors, the societal logic for the existence of nuclear arms, and the attempts to understand how the balance of power keeps atomic weapons in check.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2006

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV WAR

Summary: Ossei is a strong-willed young man who sets out to rescue his mother when their village is raided. His quest leads him to the stronghold of the dreaded King Adanggaman, an arrogant despot who thrives on the slave trade and uses fierce female warriors to enforce his power. One of these Amazons, herself a former slave, falls in love with Ossei, and they escape to the bush.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2007

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

Summary: In Tibet, a once-sovereign nation for thousands of years, much of the country remains under harsh Communist Chinese rule and "patriotic re-education." The surviving Tibetan folk music shapes an endangered people's identity. Ngawang Choephel, a Tibetan musicologist who fled for India at the age of two, returned home to capture the music of his people. He was arrested and sentenced to eighteen...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2011

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

Summary: Fearing foster homes and adoption, four orphaned siblings decide to keep their mother's death a secret, hiding her in a cement locker in the basement. Fraught with sexual tension and suspense, The cement garden is a chilling look at unrestrained adolescent desire.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2000

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

Summary: Includes Killer of Sheep (a masterpiece of African American filmmaking and one of the finest debuts in history) and My Brother's Wedding (a young man working at his parents' store tries to find himself). Bonus features are included.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Milestone Film & Video 2007

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

Summary: The story of the AIDS Memorial Quilt established by the San Francisco NAMES Project Foundation in 1987 to commemorate the lives lost to AIDS. From the thousands memorialized in the quilt, profiles five individuals--including a recovered IV drug user, a former Olympic decathlon star and a boy with hemophilia--whose stories reflect the diversity and common tragedy of those who have died from...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2004

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

Summary: Two friends meet after being apart for years- one in the United States studying film, and the other a professor at a university. When they start talking they realize they both loved the same woman, and decide to go find her to see if any sparks fly.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2007

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

Summary: A man must work as an illegal alien in Argentina in order to support his family in Bolivia. The film paints a portrait of struggle in the modern economy of Argentina and the mistreatment of illegal workers.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2005

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

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Summary: After his mother's recent death and neglected by his father, 15-year-old Howie begins ditching school and robbing local houses. He and his friend Gary, a con man searching for a way to escape to California, break into the house of Big John, an old ex-Marine. After Big John confronts Howie about the break-in, Howie discovers the secret that binds his friend and Big John. When Gary skips town and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2002

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Summary: In a desert zone in California, a civilian tribunal sentences groups of dissidents and gives them the option of participating in law enforcement exercises in the Bear Montain National Punishment Park. Now these prisoners have to fight for their lives.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2005

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

Summary: In 1972 Mark Moskowitz read a New York Times book review of "The stones of summer" by Dow Mossman, a title which, later in Moskowitz's life would later become an object of obsession. Though he shelved the book for 25 years, Moskowitz finally read it and was amazed at its ingenuity. He was shocked that its one-time author never penned another book. Determined to solve the mystery, Moskowitz...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2004

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

Summary: Melé, a bar singer, and her unemployed husband Chaka are on the verge of breaking up. In the courtyard of the house they share with other families in Bamako, the capital city of Mali, African civil society representatives have taken proceedings against such international financial institutions as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, whom they blame for Africa's woes. As numerous...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2008

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