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Summary: After jobless Ibrahima Dieng receives a money order for 25,000 francs from a nephew who works in Paris, news of his windfall quickly spreads among his neighbors, who flock to him for loans even as he finds his attempts to cash the order stymied in a maze of bureaucracy, and new troubles rain down on his head. An adaptation of a novella by the director himself is a bitterly ironic depiction of a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: A historical action war drama based on the founding of the Republic of China, when nationalist forces led by Sun Yat-sen overthrew the last ruling Qing Dynasty, which held unquestioned power and rule for 250 years. From the walls of the Forbidden City to the battlefields of China, no expense was spared in the production and no detail ignored in its quest for historical accuracy. 1911 is a true...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2011

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

Summary: Touki bouki: "A vivid, fractured portrait of Senegal in the early 1970s. ... two young lovers long to leave Dakar for the glamour and comforts of France, but their escape plan is beset by complications both concrete and mystical"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2013

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

Summary: This take on the traditional wuxia film, set in 9th century China, centers on Nie Yinniang, a young woman who was abducted in childhood from a decorated general and raised by a nun who trained her in the martial arts to be an assassin who is directed to slay corrupt government officials. After 13 years of exile, she is returned to the land of her birth with orders to kill her betrothed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: "Ying Zheng, the King of Qin, has one driving ambition: to unify China's seven kingdoms into one magnificent empire. Impressed by her lover's convictions, Lady Zhao helps Ying Zheng concoct an assassination plot that would justify the conquest of Qin's most powerful enemy"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 2000

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

Summary: Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi reluctantly returns to Changchun to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell Nai Nai herself. To assure her happiness, they gather under the joyful guise of an expedited wedding, uniting family members scattered among new homes abroad. As Billi navigates a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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3 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY FAR

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

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

Contents: Disc one. TSOP (The sound of Philadelphia) (MFSB, featuring The Three Degrees) ; (Your love keeps lifting me) Higher and higher (Jackie Wilson) ; Respect (Aretha Franklin) ; It's a man's man's man's world (James Brown) ; Johnny B. Goode (Chuck Berry) ; Cowboys to girls (Intruders) ; It's your thing (Isley Brothers) ; Respect yourself (Staple Singers) ; Shaft. Theme (Isaac Hayes) ; Let's stay...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: MCA 1995

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2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES SOU

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

Ronson, Mark

Contents: Late night prelude (1:29) -- Late night feelings / (ft. Lykke Li) (4:11) -- Find u again / (ft. Camila Cabello) (2:56) -- Pieces of us / (ft. King Princess) (3:26) -- Knock knock knock / (ft. YEBBA) (1:31) -- Don't leave me lonely / (ft. YEBBA) (3:36) -- When u went away / (ft. YEBBA) (1:57) -- Truth / (ft. Alicia Keys and The Last Artful, Dodgr) (3:48) -- Nothing breaks like a heart / (ft....

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK RON

Summary: After having the emperor's minister of defense executed, a power-grabbing eunuch sends assassins to trail the victim's children to a remote point on the northern Chinese border. But that bloodthirsty mission is confounded by a mysterious group of fighters who arrive on the scene, intent on delivering justice and defending the innocent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2018

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Summary: A woman lives on a remote lake, selling food to fisherman by day, and her body by night. Her life changes forever though, when she becomes obsessed with a former police officer living on the lake.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2003

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

Summary: A new arrival in British-occupied Hong Kong wants to open a martial arts academy to teach his unique Wing Chun style. But a corrupt cabal of martial arts masters, led by Master Hung, refuses to allow him to teach in peace until he proves himself in a series of fights against the local master, which Ip does, in style. But even after earning the respect of the local masters, Ip's troubles are...

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: 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

Huang, Al Chung-liang.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.71 HUA

Summary: The dying master of the powerful Poison Clan dispatches his last pupil on a crucial mission: to seek out a former colleague and warn him that the fortune he amassed from clan activities is under threat from five former pupils. Each an expert in his own lethal combat style, The Centipede, The Snake, The Scorpion, The Lizard, and the Toad comprise a truly invincible force.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Exclusively distributed by Steeplechase Entertainment 1998

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FOREIGN FIV

Summary: European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Great 2017

Summary: European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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

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

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

Summary: In sharing their stories, uses every tool available, from cutting-edge DNA research to old-school genealogical sleuthing to reveal long-buried secrets. Spanning the globe, the series compiles family trees that trace throughout the United States and Canada; Latin America and the Caribbean; and Germany, Poland, Ireland, Russia, and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Contents: Disc 1: Money (that's what I want) (Barrett Strong) -- Shop around (The Miracles) -- Please Mr. Postman (The Marvelettes) -- Do you love me (The Contours) -- Stubborn kind of fellow (Marvin Gaye) -- You've really got a hold on me (The Miracles) -- Fingertips, part 2 (Stevie Wonder) -- Heatwave (Martha & The Vandellas) -- My guy (Mary Wells) -- Baby I need your lovin' (Four Tops) -- Where did...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Motown Records 2008

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES MOT

Summary: The true story of Manny Balestrero, a musician unjustly accused of armed robbery. Balestrero vehemently protests his innocence but acts thoroughly guilty, leading a host of policemen and witnesses to finger him as the thief. The trial goes badly for Manny, but life is worse for his wife, Rose, who falls apart under the strain of his ordeal.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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

Islet

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK ISL

Noguchi, Isamu

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams in association with the Isamu Noguchi Foundation 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 NOGUCHI, ISAMU Noguchi

Kampe, Adam.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: National Endowment for the Arts 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 813.54 KAM

Summary: "Dr. Peter Guthrie and Joe Haskell break into Laura Murdoch Stockbridge's crypt at Eagle Hill Cemetery. David Collins informs Victoria Winters that he wants to go away with his mother, Laura. Guthrie arranges to conduct a seance at the Old House to contact Josette Collins' ghost. Victoria makes a bizarre discovery that leads her to believe David's life is in jeopardy after Laura summons him to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2012

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DAR

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