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Summary: For years, Miles Lagoze served in Afghanistan as a Combat Camera, shooting footage and editing videos for Marine Corps recruiting purposes. In this devastating film, Lagoze assembles his own footage and that of his fellow combat cameramen into a never-before-seen look at the daily life of Marines from the ultimate insider's point of view.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Colin Beavan is a New York City writer and self-proclaimed liberal. He has big plans for his new book. He decides on a grand experiment: to live one year with as little impact on the environment as possible. The problem is, the project requires his wife Michelle, an espresso-guzzling, Prada-worshipping business writer, and their young daughter to be fully on board. The family embarks on a year...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.7 DVD No 2010

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF NO

Summary: The 12 O'Clock Boys are a notorious urban dirt bike pack in Baltimore that pops wheelies, weaves at excessive speeds through traffic, and impressively evades the hamstrung police. Their antics are viewed through the eyes of adolescent Taekwon Ford, known as Pug, a bright kid from the Westside obsessed with the riders and willing to do anything to join their ranks.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: Ivy is a twenty-year-old college student home for spring break. She's excited about a developing romance back at school and life is seemingly perfect. Her longtime friend finds himself looking for a place to stay, so Ivy and her mom take him in. Al and Ivy's friendship strengthens while her boyfriend grows more and more distant. An exquisite portrait of a young girl coming of age and finding a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2010

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

Summary: After being abused by their dysfunctional families, pre-teen neighbors Dylan and Kylie decide to run away from home on Christmas Eve. The two set off in search of Dylan's brother who had made his own escape two years prior. At first Dublin is a colorful kaleidoscope of wonder and mystery, but as the night wears on, the city takes on a darker character, and the two must rely on the kindness of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Laboratories 2010

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

Summary: A gifted but troubled biracial teenager is torn between her protective mother and the theater director who pushes her to use her personal struggles in her art.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: Acclaimed filmmaker, Anders Ostergaard, brings us close to the video journalists who deliver the footage. Though risking torture and life in jail, courageous young citizens of Burma live the essence of journalism as they insist on keeping up the flow of news from their closed country. Armed with small handycams the Burma VJs stop at nothing to make their reportages from the streets of Rangoon....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Laboratories 2010

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

Summary: William Burroughs: the Beats éminence grise, "literary outlaw," culture hero to generations of poets, musicians, artists, and filmmakers who had their minds blown by his 1959 classic, banned-in-America "Naked Lunch." This film covers his life in a straightforward manner, but the portrait drawn is at odds with the character who wrote in outlandish graphic detail about then-forbidden sexuality in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Yonilizer Productions 2011

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WIL

Summary: Hundreds of thousands of cats roam the metropolis of Istanbul freely. For thousands of years they've wandered in and out of people's lives, becoming an essential part of the communities that make the city so rich. Claiming no owners, these animals live between two worlds, neither wild nor tame, and they bring joy and purpose to those people they choose to adopt. In Istanbul, cats are the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Laboratories 2017

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3 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC KED

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD KED RATED NR

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

Summary: Eleven-year-old tomboy Toni is bewitched by the tight-knit dance team she sees practicing in the same Cincinnati gymnasium where she boxes with her brother. Enamored by the power and confidence of the strong community of girls, Toni neglects her boxing, and instead eagerly absorbs the dance routines and drills. But when a mysterious outbreak of fainting spells plagues the team, Toni's desire...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FIT RATED NR

Summary: Elaine, a beautiful young witch, is determined to find a man to love her. In her gothic Victorian apartment she makes spells and potions, and then picks up men and seduces them. However her spells work too well, and she ends up with a string of hapless victims. When she finally meets the man of her dreams, her desperation to be loved will drive her to the brink of insanity and murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR LOV

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Summary: When the Taliban puts a bounty on Afghan director Hassan Fazili's head, he is forced to flee with his wife and two young daughters. Capturing their uncertain journey, Fazili shows firsthand the dangers facing refugees seeking asylum and the love shared between a family on the run.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: In Karachi, Pakistan, a runaway boy's life hangs on one critical question: where is home? The streets, an orphanage, or with the family he fled in the first place? Simultaneously heart-wrenching and life-affirming, the film documents the struggles of these wayward street children and the Samaritans looking out for them in this ethereal and inspirational story of resilience.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: On the Bowery chronicles three days in the drinking life of Ray Salyer which jump-started the post-war American independent film movement, earning an Oscar nomination.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Milestone Film & Video 2012

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

Summary: Allen Ginsberg recounts the road trips, love affairs, and search for personal liberation that led to the most timeless, electrifying, and controversial work of his career. Pushing the limits and challenging the mainstream, the passionate and provocative Howl and its publisher find themselves on trial for obscenity, with prosecutor Ralph McIntosh setting out to have the book banned, while...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2010

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1 available in Avant-Garde DVDs, Call number: DVD AVANT-GARDE HOW

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: Doom and gloom are on the way. The Y2K apocalypse can't be stopped. Abbie's older brother Cam issues him the ultimate challenge before it goes down: beat the infamous level 256 in Pac-Man and no getting up from the couch until he does so. Abbie's survival story begins here; inside a rotting living room with no food or water, and a revolving door of numb-nut friends and acquaintances.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: It tells the story of Bobbie and Jude, a young drug-addicted couple who exist somewhere between homelessness on the streets of Chicago and the fantasy life they imagine for themselves. Though they masterfully con and steal in an attempt to stay one step ahead of their addiction, they are ultimately forced to face the reality of their situation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Laboratories 2015

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

Summary: Young Pietari lives with his stern reindeer-herding father Rauno in arctic Finland. On the eve of Christmas, an enormous excavation at a nearby mountain disturbs the locals and captures Pietari's curiosity. When Rauno's reindeer herd is mysteriously slain and the children in town go missing, Pietari realizes that the dig has unearthed the evil Santa Claus of local lore, who no one wants coming...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Laboratories 2011

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

Summary: A fictional account of what might have happened in April 1963, when John Lennon and Beatles manager Brian Epstein traveled to Barcelona for an extended weekend getaway. In the four days spend together, the suave Epstein and the provocative Lennon reflect on their lives, both private and professional; as they explore the unique bond they share. Munch's sparse and intimate narrative, captured...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: The remarkable story of the rise and fall of the Earth Liberation Front, a radical environmental group that the FBI calls America's 'number one domestic terrorist threat,' told through the transformation and radicalization of one of its members, Daniel McGowan. Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Marshall Curry weaves a chronicle of McGowan facing life in prison with a dramatic investigation of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Laboratories 2011

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

Summary: Revolves around the life of the great traditional Irish singer, Joe Heaney. The harsh Irish landscape combined with the myths, fables, and songs of his Connemara youth helped shape this fascinating character. Enigmatic and complex, Heaney's devotion to his art came at a huge personal cost. But by the time of his death in 1984, he was widely recognized as one of the most important figures in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Laboratories 2018

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

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Summary: Filmmaker Kurt Kuenne begins making a film for Zachary, son of his oldest friend who was murdered by Zachary's mother. The film's focus shifts to Zachary's grandparents as they fight to win custody of Zachary from the woman who took their son's life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2009

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DEA

Summary: "AFTER TILLER intimately explores the highly controversial subject of third-trimester abortions in the wake of the 2009 assassination of practitioner Dr. George Tiller. The procedure is now performed by only four doctors in the United States, all former colleagues of Dr. Tiller, who risk their lives every day in the name of their unwavering commitment toward their patients. Directors Martha...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Laboratories 2014

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

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