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Summary: When Wisconsin's newly elected Governor Scott Walker introduces a bill that threatens to wipe away worker rights and lock out public debate, six ordinary Wisconsinites join thousands of protesters at the State Capitol, building a citizen-driven uprising that not only challenges the bill, but the soul of a nation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Bal Maiden Films 2012

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

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Summary: Among the most fascinating chapters of film history is that of the so-called "race films" that flourished in the 1920s -'40s. Unlike the "black cast" films produced within the Hollywood studio system, these films not only starred African Americans but were funded, written, produced, edited, distributed, and often exhibited by people of color. Entrepreneurial filmmakers built an industry apart...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PIO
1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD DOC PIO

Summary: Set in Germany and France in the immediate aftermath of the First World War (1914-1918), the film recalls the mourning period that follows great national tragedies as seen through the eyes of the war's 'lost generation': Anna, a bereft young German woman whose fiancé, Frantz, was killed during trench warfare, and Adrien, a French veteran of the war who shows up mysteriously in her town, placing...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Box Films 2017

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

Summary: "The Benedetti family has been haunted by a curse for generations. On a long drive to visit their reclusive grandfather in Tuscany, Luigi Benedetti tells his children the mysterious story of their ancestors -- a tragic tale filled with forbidden love, passion, vengeance and betrayal"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Koch Entertainment 2008

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

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Summary: Georg, a German refugee, flees to Marseille assuming the identity of a recently deceased writer whose papers he is carrying. There he delves into the delicate and complex culture of the refugee community, becoming enmeshed in the lives of a young mother and son and falling for a mysterious woman named Marie.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Hit men Ray and Ken have been ordered to cool their heels in the storybook city of Bruges (it's in Belgium) after finishing a big job. But since hit men make the worst tourists, they soon find themselves in a life-and-death struggle of comic proportions against one very angry crime boss.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY IN

Summary: A retired safecracker thought his criminal past was behind him for good, but when his witless son-in-law fails to repay a ruthless loan shark, violent threats force him to take on one last job to protect his family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BFS Video 2006

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Summary: A realistic drama depicting students at a Portland, Oregon high school before and during a tragic school shooting. Follows a young boy who takes over the wheel from his drunken dad while returning from lunch. Then follows another student who crosses paths with the first, then the other of the two boys in camouflage gear, carrying heavy bags, who arrive inside the school and begin shooting. No...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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

Summary: A bewitching fairy tale about a young girl's coming of age. Valerie discovers the world is not what it seems after she gets a pair of magical earrings. Her quaint little village is actually a haven for blood-sucking vampires. Her grandmother is really an evil old crone. The local farmers are lechers, and the town's priest harbors strange desires.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Facets Video 2003

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Summary: Adam is a handsome but intriguing young man who has Asperger's syndrome and has led a sheltered existence. Then he meets his new neighbor, Beth. She is a beautiful, cosmopolitan young woman who pulls him into the outside world, with funny, touching and entirely unexpected results. Their implausible and enigmatic relationship reveals just how far two people from different realities can stretch...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2010

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

Summary: "A rare, jaw-dropping glimpse of everyday life in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang: Zin-Mi is an adorable 8-year-old girl, who, as she prepares to join the prestigious Children's Union, participates in colorful, joyous patriotic school pageants, eats delicious evening meals at her family's well-appointed apartment, and is doted on by her attractive parents who work in model factories that...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: He's got no style, he's got no flash and he's squarely in middle age. But Swedish detective Martin Beck is good at one thing: methodically catching criminals so that they can be put away ... for a long time. His tightly-wound partner, Gunvald, is his opposite: an impulsive man who cuts a dashing figure, is in no way politically correct and who never met a boundary he didn't leap across. It's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MHZ Networks Home Entertainment 2012

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Summary: From the 2011 overthrow of a 30-year dictator, through military rule, and culminating with the forced military removal of the Muslim Brotherhood president in the summer of 2013, we follow a group of Egyptian activists as they battle leaders and regimes, and risk their lives to build a new society of conscience. The Egyptian Revolution has been an ongoing rollercoaster. Through the news, we...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

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Summary: He's got no style, he's got no flash and he's squarely in middle age. But Swedish detective Martin Beck is good at one thing: methodically catching criminals so that they can be put away ... for a long time. His tightly-wound partner, Gunvald, is his opposite: an impulsive man who cuts a dashing figure, is in no way politically correct and who never met a boundary he didn't leap across.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by MHZ Networks Home Entertainment 2012

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Summary: Six-year-old Dennis Mitchell is making a list and checking it twice, and then some. He aims to find the perfect gift for his grumpy ol' neighbor Mr. Wilson. It'll take a miracle to get it right. And a miracle is what he gets, thanks to a visiting angel who's on a mission to impart the Christmas spirit to someone who needs it.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Dennis 2007

Summary: Humanity has been all but destroyed by a fungal disease that eradicates free will and turns its victims into flesh-eating 'hungries'. Only a small group of children seem to be immune to its effects. At an army base in rural England, these unique children are being studied and subjected to cruel experiments. When the base falls, one little girl escapes and must discover what she is, ultimately...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Princeton Review (COR)

Summary: Provides a comprehensive review of test topics, full-length practice exams, detailed explanations for every question, and test-taking tips and strategies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Random House 2018

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1 available in Consider This, Call number: 378 CRA
1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 378 CRA

Summary: The Paris Opera Ballet performs five pieces choreographed by Norbert Schmucki and two by Marius Petipa.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: View Video 2008

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA BAL

Summary: A somnambulist commits murders at a hypnotist's bidding in this German expressionist horror classic. Also featured on this videodisc is an excerpt of "Genuine: a tale of a vampire", a 1920 release which reunited "Caligari's" creative team.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 1996

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

Summary: Ann Lake goes to pick up her daughter, Bunny, at a London preschool but is told that they have no child registered by that name. The police can find no evidence that Bunny ever existed and wonder if the child was only a fantasy of Ann's.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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2 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY BUN

Summary: Is there really such a thing as a benevolent destiny that will eventually reunite true soul mates separated by time and distance? It begins at Christmastime in a New York department store, where two people meet by chance -- while shopping for their "significant others"--And are immediately attracted to each other. After spending a romantic evening together, they reluctantly part, secretly...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Serendipity 2002

Summary: A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2006

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Summary: At once a rousing paean to artistic creation, a delicate evocation of divine grace, and the ultimate film about food, the Oscar-winning Babette's Feast is a layered tale of a French housekeeper with a mysterious past who brings quiet revolution in the form of one exquisite meal to a circle of starkly pious villagers in late nineteenth-century Denmark.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2013

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

Summary: "Six unemployed men, inspired by a touring group of male strippers, decide they can make a small fortune by putting on a striptease show of their ow -- with one small difference. They intend to go the "full monty" and strip completely naked! In this hilarious, heartfelt comedy, these six friends discover the inner strength to bare it all in front of the world."--Back of container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 1999

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY FUL

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

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