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Summary: Walter Vale is a widower who teaches economics at a Connecticut university. In New York to present a paper at a conference, he goes to the apartment that he has not visited in some time, only to discover a young couple living there. Despite their great cultural differences, Walter befriends them. One day, when returning from Central Park with Walter, Tarek is arrested for jumping a stuck subway...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Follows the story of six people who are determined to end the sufferings in Sudan's war-ravaged Darfur. The six - an American activist, an international prosecutor, a Sudanese rebel, a sheikh, a leader of the World Food Program and an internationally known actor - demonstrate the power of how one individual can create extraordinary changes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2008

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

Summary: In the early 1980s, Charlie Wilson is best known as a womanizing US congressional representative from Texas. He seemed to be in the minor leagues, except for the fact that he is a member of two major foreign policy and covert-ops committees. However, once Charlie is prodded by his major conservative supporter, Joanne Herring, Wilson learns about the plight of the people who are suffering from...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD CHA RATED R

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Charlie 2008

Summary: Presents the story of Marion Cloete, who left a life of privelage in Johannesburg, South Africa, to open an orphanage that has provided for more than 550 children.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Libre Studio 2008

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

Summary: When a marketing executive for a huge burger chain finds a nasty secret ingredient in their burger recipe, he goes to the ranches and slaughterhouses of Colorado to investigate and finds that the truth is sometimes difficult to swallow.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: Josey Aimes needs a job and goes to work at a Minnesota iron mine after splitting with her violent husband. But the job proves to be almost as harrowing as her marriage. The male miners are resentful of women taking their jobs, so the men verbally abuse and play humiliating pranks on the female miners. After being physically assaulted by a coworker, Josey tries to fight against the harassment,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA NOR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie North 2005

Summary: A look at what happened during the anti-war protest of the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, and the subsequent trail brought against the protest organizers by the city. Includes animation, archival footage, and music from today's artists.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: Walter Vale is a widower who teaches economics at a Connecticut university. He lives alone and is no longer motivated by his work. In New York to present a paper at a conference, he goes to the apartment that he has not visited in some time, but has kept since his wife was alive, only to discover a young couple living there. Despite their great cultural differences, Walter befriends Tarek, a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Visitor 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD VIS RATED PG-13

Summary: Former Vice President Al Gore explains the facts of global warming, presents arguments that the dangers of global warning have reached the level of crisis, and addresses the efforts of certain interests to discredit the anti-global warming cause. Between lecture segments, Gore discusses his personal commitment to the environment, sharing anecdotes from his experiences.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.73 DVD Inconvenient 2006

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF INC
2 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF INC

Summary: It started as photographs taken by soldiers of the abuse and torture prisoners were suffering in Abu Ghraib prison, and turned into a media frenzy full of scandal and cover-ups. One of the most notorious moments in recent U.S. military history is examined, through interviews with participants and dramatic reenactments of events.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: As a career CIA operative, Bob Barnes begins to uncover the disturbing truth about the work he has devoted his life to. An up-and-coming oil broker, Bryan Woodman faces an unimaginable family tragedy and finds redemption in his partnership with idealistic Gulf Prince Nasir al-Subaai. Corporate lawyer, Bennett Holiday faces a moral dilemma as he finesses the questionable merger of two powerful...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Syriana 2006

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

Summary: The U.S. government decides to go after an agri-business giant with a price-fixing accusation based on the evidence submitted by their star witness, vice president turned informant Mark Whitacre. The FBI needs evidence, so Whitacre eagerly agrees to wear a wire and carry a hidden tape recorder in his briefcase, imagining himself as a kind of de facto secret agent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2010

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Informant 2010

Summary: "This portrait of Washington super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff, from his early years as a gung-ho member of the GOP political machine to his final reckoning as a disgraced, imprisoned pariah, confirms the adage that truth is indeed stranger than fiction. A tale of international intrigue involving Indian casinos, spies, sweatshops, and a mob-style killings, this is a story of the way money corrupts...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2010

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

Summary: Features an exhilarating look under the sea through the eyes of those that live there. Incredible state-of-the-art-underwater filmmaking will take viewers breath away as they migrate with whales, swim alongside a great white shark, and race with dolphins at play. Includes first-ever images of elusive deepwater creatures, featurettes, music video, filmmaker annotations, and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2010

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3 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV OCE

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD NonFic O

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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