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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: Follows the lives and careers of a group of artists and designers who inadvertently affected the art world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2009

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

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: Crisscrossing the gritty and majestic urban landscape of ₁70s Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan to a score of city noise, jazz, and gospel, Stations is an impressionistic portrait of and a tribute to a New York that has long since disappeared. Shot on lush 16mm color reversal stock, the film captures the height of the graffiti movement, showcasing images of subway cars tagged by legends...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Laboratories 2015

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

Summary: This is a deeply moving portrait of Maurice Sendak, a seminal talent who is conflicted with his success, and whose lifelong obsession with death has subtly and ironically influenced his work. Now 81, Sendak is best known for his first book, Where the wild things are, which he wrote after spending ten years as an illustrator. Through his own words, firsthand photos, and illustrations, Sendak...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Oscilloscope Pictures 2010

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

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Summary: When a renowned architecture scholar falls suddenly ill during a speaking tour, his son Jin finds himself stranded in Columbus, Indiana; a small Midwestern city celebrated for its many modernist buildings. Jin strikes up a friendship with Casey, an architecture enthusiast who works at the local library. As their intimacy develops, they explore both the town and their conflicted emotions: Jin's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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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: 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: 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: "The Exiles" of the title are displaced Native Americans, living in late 1950s Los Angeles on Bunker Hill, a depressed area connected to the rest of the city by the Angels Flight trolley. The Indians were already exiles, from the moment they lost their ancestral lands and were confined to reservations. Starting on Friday afternoon and closing Saturday morning, the film follows pregnant Yvonne,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Milestone Film & Video 2009

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

Summary: An eccentric French shopkeeper turned documentary maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner with spectacular results. Banksy is a graffiti artist with a global reputation whose work can be seen on walls from post-hurricane New Orleans to the Palestinian segregation wall in the West Bank. Fiercely guarding his anonymity to avoid...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2010

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

Summary: A look at the world's water crisis and how the causes of the depleting water supply is connected to pollution, human rights, and even politics. Features interviews with scientists and activists. Includes commentary, expanded interviews, and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2008

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

Summary: Partnered with hard-line officer Tony Stone, Sgt. Will Montgomery is a battle-scarred war hero home from Iraq and newly assigned to the Army's Casualty Notification service. He faces this formidable mission while seeking comfort and healing back on the home front when he falls for the wife of a fallen soldier.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2010

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

Summary: The story centers on Val, a hard-working live-in housekeeper in modern-day São Paulo. Val is perfectly content to take care of every one of her wealthy employers' needs, from cooking and cleaning to being a surrogate mother to their teenage son, who she has raised since he was a toddler. But when Val's estranged daughter Jessica shows up, the unspoken but intrinsic class barriers that exist...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Follows the 4-year-search for the reincarnation of Lama Konchog. The Dalai Lama charges the deceased monk's devoted disciple, Tenzin Zopa, to search for his master's reincarnation, a child who may be anywhere in the world. Includes featurettes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2009

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

Summary: Amy is a recent divorcee who seeks refuge in the suburban Connecticut home of her parents. Demoralized and directionless, Amy begins an affair with 19 year old actor Jeremy that reignites her passion for life and jumpstarts her independence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2013

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE HEL

Summary: On the night of an astronomical anomaly, eight friends at a dinner party experience a troubling chain of reality bending events. Part cerebral sci-fi and part relationship drama, a tightly focused, intimately shot film that quickly ratchets up with tension and mystery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: A wagon train of three families has hired mountain man Stephen Meek to guide them over the Cascade Mountains. Claiming to know a shortcut, Meek leads the group on an unmarked path across the high plain desert, only to become lost in the dry rock and sage. Over the coming days, the emigrants face the scourges of hunger, thirst, and their own lack of faith in each other's instincts for survival....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2011

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Meek's 2010

Summary: This portrait of Jason Holliday, a black gay prostitute who dreams of a career as a nightclub performer, is drawn from twelve consecutive hours of filming in a New York City apartment.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Summary: Wendy is a down-on-her-luck girl who's hoping to turn things around for herself with a summer job in Alaska, but finds herself stranded with no money in a small Oregon town.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2008

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