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Summary: Three stories of undying love. Bound by a long red cord, a young couple wanders in search of something they have forgotten. An aging yakuza returns to the park where he used to meet his long-lost girlfriend. A disfigured pop star confronts the phenomenal devotion of her biggest fan ... Three stories delicately intertwined by the beauty of sadness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2004

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

Summary: In the world's most dangerous war zone, 400 American soldiers carry out their mission from a bombed-out pleasure palace once owned by Saddam Hussein. Welcome to a place called "Gunner Palace" and experience what life is like for the soldiers who live there. For these war hardened soldiers "minor combat" involves everything from executing raids on suspected terrorists, enduring roadside bombs...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2005

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC GUN
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF GUN

Summary: A young artist living in New York, on the fringes of the financial district and its rushing crowds, tries to make a living sketching passers-by on the street. He survives on his meager means and has found refuge in an abandoned building. One night, on the corner of a back alley, he finds a little girl whose father has just been murdered. While struggling to take care of her, he meets a young...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY SID

Summary: French-born Michel Gondry is known for his visually groundbreaking imagery and re-interpretations of reality. A former drummer, his first collaboration with Björk for "Human Behaviour" (featuring Bjork as a hunter who eventually winds up inside a bear's stomach), helped revive what was then a dwindling music video industry, and went on to win nearly every music video award. A collection of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Train Productions 2003

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

Summary: Working as a hostess in a trendy bar, a young beauty finds herself mercilessly torn between two men: Hao-hao, her neurotic and jealous live-in boyfriend, and Jack, the mysterious and enterprising gangster who may be her undoing. Chronicles the fleeting, finite blooming of a young woman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2004

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

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Summary: A workout program designed for everyone that employs elements of classical ballet, consisting of: warm-up; stretches; abdominal exercises; floor barre routines; pliés; tendu; dégagé; passé; arabesque raises; reverence; little jumps; front attitude; grand battlement front.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2001

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Contents: Side A, music videos and commentaries -- Side B, rarities and other films.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by WEA 2003

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

Summary: Documentary about a community of homeless people living in a train tunnel beneath Manhattan. Depicts a way of life that is unimaginable to most of those who walk the streets above: in the pitch black of the tunnel, rats swarm through piles of garbage as high-speed trains leaving Penn station tear through the darkness. For some of those who have gone underground, it has been home for as long as...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: RYKO Distribution 2001

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

Summary: Morvern Callar is greeted with a startling surprise, her boyfriend has committed suicide. He has left her a cryptic message on his computer and a manuscript for a novel. She changes the author's name to her own and begins a re-birth of self discovery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2003

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

Talking Heads (Musical group)

Summary: A film of the Talking Heads in concert.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 1999

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

Summary: "As a musician, Townes Van Zandt was legendary, perhaps one of the greatest who ever lived, inspiring artists from Bob Dylan to Norah Jones to Steve Earle. As a man, a husband, and a father his life was as tragic and as beautiful as the songs he wrote. Townes was an enigma to his family, pinned between a deep longing for home and nomadic lifestyle that was necessary for his livelihood. " --...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2005

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Summary: The story of a seemingly perfect family, whose distinguished facade starts to crack when the wife ventures into local politics. On the eve of the election, a corpse appears, and the long dormant seeds of past family crime begin to bloom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2004

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

Summary: "Sexy Brazilian drama chronicling a love triangle between two best friends, Deco and Naldinho, and a sultry, beautiful young girl, Karinna. Burdened with unbridled passion, the threesome navigates the "lower city" of tropical Salvador da Bahia, stumbling through a treacherous landscape of sex and jealousy. Suffocated and unable to go on, the three must accept one another as lovers, adversaries...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2005

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

Contents: Turn the lights down low (Lauryn Hill) -- Waiting in vain (Chrissie Hynde) -- Jammin' (Chrissie Hynde & Jimmy Cliff) -- No more trouble (Erykah Badu) -- No woman no cry (Erykah Badu & Jimmy Cliff) -- Who the cap fit (Queen Latifah) -- War (Darius Rucker) -- Three little birds (Tracy Chapman) -- Rasta man chant (Busta Rhymes & Julian Marley) -- Kinky reggae (Chris Robinson & Damian Marley) --...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2000

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Summary: After the loss of her long-time boyfriend, Lucía seeks refuge on a quiet Mediterranean island where she meets a new man and begins to discover the dark secrets of her past relationship.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2003

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

Summary: Eleven-year-old David Wiseman lives with the singular dream of being a cricket star, but much to the dismay and ridicule of his classmates, he is all passion and no skill. The son of a traditional Jewish family living in the racial and cultural turbulence of 1960s South London, David and his world are shaken by the unexpected arrival of the Samuels, a lively and big-hearted Jamaican family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2007

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Summary: Includes the director's music videos for the bands Jay-Z, Linkin park, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Johnny Cash, Audioslave, No Doubt, Mick Jagger, Janet Jackson, Michael Jackson, Fiona Apple, Nine Inch Nails, Beck, Weezer, Eels, Snic Youth, Madonna, R.E.M., G. Love & Special Sauce, David Bowie, Lenny Kravitz, Keith Richards, En Vogue and kd lang, as well as interviews, commentaries and a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2005

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

Summary: Features historic and documentary footage of 20th century pioneering artists. Includes blues, country, gospel, folk, Cajun, sydeco, bluegrass, tejano and Native American music.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures [distributor] 2001

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

Summary: The remarkable and moving story of a group of children who use music to overcome hardship and loss. Filmed over a period of three years, it is the story of an orphanage unlike any you've ever seen, where the young singers of the Agape choir lift their voices to create the home and family they so very much need.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2008

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

Summary: Teamed with his friends Mickey, Neutron and Pedro, high school student Jim Carroll seems headed for a bright basketball career. But when pressures from his coach, his mom, and school seem to mount, Jim finds solace in all the wrong places, and the dark streets of New York begin to tear him apart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 1998

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

Summary: An aging father summons his children home to unload a secret that will cause long hidden resentments and desires to rise to the surface - and leads to an event that will forever affect the entire family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2003

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

Summary: Shortly after losing her job, Tum finds a mysterious noodle box full of money on her doorstep. The clever beauty attempts to hold on to the loot and soon finds herself at the center of a thrilling, high stakes caper between Thai boxing gangsters, corrupt executives and the bungling authorities.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2004

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

Summary: Plunges into the underbelly of rock 'n' roll, unearthing an amazing true tale of success, self destruction, friendship, and the ultimate rivalry between two up-and-coming bands: Brian Jonestown Massacre and the Dandy Warhols.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2004

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

Summary: In South China, it's the spring of 1946, less than a year since the defeated Japanese withdrew from China. A young woman languishes on the bomb-damaged walls of the small town. The sound of a distant train whistle triggers thoughts of escape.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2004

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

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