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Summary: Legend tells of three magic diamonds that, if in the wrong hands, can be united to create a force powerful enough to freeze the sun. When the evil sorcerer Zeebad escapes from his ancient prison, he vows to exact revenge by deep-freezing the earth forever. Determined to save the world, a fellowship of four unlikely heroes band together to foil Zeebad's villainous plot. Led by the candy-loving...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Products 2006

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Movie Doogal 2006

Summary: In Ammritsar, the determined Mrs. Bakshi sets out to find matches for her four daughters. Second sister, Lalita, meets American Will Darcy - is it love? A classic story told with a Bollywood twist.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: 17-year-old Griet must work to support her family, so she becomes a maid in the house of Johannes Vermeer, where she attracts the master painter's attention. He is commissioned to paint Griet, and the result is one of the greatest paintings ever created.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Entertainment 2004

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Girl 2004

Summary: A French illusionist finds himself out of work and travels to Scotland. While performing in a village pub, he encounters Alice, an innocent young girl, who will change his life forever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DRAMA ILL

Summary: To spare the feelings of her fatherless boy, Lizzie secretly authors letters from his "father" recounting seafaring adventures around the world. Torn between exposing the truth and protecting her son, she hires a handsome stranger to play the role of a father and gets more than anyone bargained for.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: In her breathtaking and assured debut feature, Lynne Ramsay creates a haunting evocation of a troubled Glasgow childhood. Set during Scotland's national garbage strike of the mid-1970s, Ratcatcher explores the experiences of a poor adolescent boy as he struggles to reconcile his dreams and his guilt with the abjection that surrounds him. Utilizing beautiful, elusive imagery, candid...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: Based on South African President Nelson Mandela's autobiography of the same name, it chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country's once segregated society.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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

Summary: After she rescues dozens of children who survived a massacre in Jerusalem in 1948, Palestinian Hind Husseini establishes an orphanage that helps thousands of other children left homeless by violence. But the success of her peace-through-education institution is tested when pupil Miral gets a taste of radical politics in the region's refugee camps.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Company Home Entertainment 2011

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

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Summary: Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana causes an international stir when he marries a white woman from London in the late 1940s. When they decided to marry, just as apartheid was being introduced into South Africa, it caused an international uproar. However, their passionate romance triumphed over every obstacle and changed the course of African history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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: A New York socialite who dreams of becoming a great opera singer. While the voice she hears in her head is beautiful, to everyone else it is hilariously awful. Her husband and biggest fan, St. Clair Bayfield is determined to protect his beloved Florence from the truth. But when Florence stages a huge concert at Carnegie Hall, he faces his greatest challenge to make sure her performance is a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Florence 2016

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