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Penn, Sean

Summary: When a retired rock star travels to New York to visit his father who is dying, he arrives too late and seeks revenge on the ex-Nazi war criminal who persecuted his father Auschwitz.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2013

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

Penn, Sean

Summary: "From legendary actor and activist Sean Penn comes a scorching, darkly funny novella about Bob Honey--a modern American man, entrepreneur, and part-time assassin. He's just a guy trying to make it through each day while grappling with loneliness, alienation, violence--uncertain of his place in a culture that considers branding more important than being. Bob Honey has a hard time connecting with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PEN

Penn, Sean

Summary: A mentally-challenged man seeks custody of his young daughter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2002

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Summary: Willie Stark is an uncorrupted small-town mayor in 1950s Louisiana. He gets picked by the political machine to run as a wild card candidate in the upcoming gubernatorial race. But, when Willie realizes that he is being manipulated, he veers off on his own to become the darling of the electorate's downtrodden and forgotten hicks. Covering the campaign for a local paper is Jack Burden, whose...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

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Summary: Two L.A. cops, one a veteran and one a rookie, try to bring peace to the war raging on the streets of L.A.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment Inc. 2001

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

Summary: Los Angeles, 1949. Ruthless mob king Mickey Cohen runs the show in this town, reaping the ill-gotten gains from the drugs, guns, and if he has his way, every wire bet placed west of Chicago. And he does it all with the protection of not only his own paid goons, but also the police and the politicians who are under his control. It's enough to intimidate even the bravest, street-hardened cop,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment 2013

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Summary: In the 1930's, Emmet Ray ruled as the second greatest jazz guitarist in the world. But his reputation was eclipsed by his eccentric career moves, hilarious clashes with gangsters and stormy love affairs with two very different women.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Tristar Home Video 2000

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

Summary: The impressionistic story of a Midwestern family in the 1950's that follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his father. Jack finds himself a lost soul in the modern world, seeking answers to the origins and meaning of life while questioning the existence of faith.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paradox Entertainment Group 2011

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

Summary: A comedy that chronicles the trials and tribulations of several high school students.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2004

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

Summary: A shrewd and successful businessman is given an unexpected birthday gift from his brother that threatens to dismantle everything he has built in his life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PolyGram Video 1998

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Summary: Eleven filmmakers from eleven countries reflect on the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in short films each lasting 11 minutes, 9 seconds and 1 frame. Samīrā Makhmalbāf presents a female teacher, at an Afghani refugee camp in Iran, organizing the children for a minute's silence; meanwhile the adults express fears of an American bombardment. Claude Lelouch presents the tale of a World Trade...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Empire Pictures 2002

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

Summary: The impressionistic story of a Texas family in the 1950s. The film follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his father.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2011

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

Dylan, Bob

Summary: Bob Dylan's Chronicles: Volume One explores the critical junctions in his life and career.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2004

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 782.42 DYL

Summary: His life changed history. His courage changed lives. Harvey Milk is a middle-aged New Yorker who, after moving to San Francisco, became a Gay Rights activist and city politician. On his third attempt, he was elected to San Francisco's Board of Supervisors in 1977. His election makes him the first openly gay man to be elected to public office in the United States. The following year, both he and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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Summary: After the Islamic Revolution in Iran, a free-spirited teenager is sent to school in Austria and eventually makes the decision to return to Iran despite the tyrannical powers that rule her country.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: A disillusioned young man and his drug dealing friend, under the code names "Falcon" and 'Snowman" commit a brazen act of espionage, by selling some of America's most sensitive secrets to the KGB.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by MGM Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY FAL

Summary: A veteran police detective, on the day of his retirement, handles the case of a seven-year-old girl who has been brutally murdered. When a mentally retarded man confesses to the murder and then kills himself, the detectives consider the case closed, but was he actually the murderer? Before long evidence is uncovered that suggests the the girl was just one in a series of brutal killings...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2001

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY PLE

Summary: Watch the classic story by James Thurber, about a daydreamer who escapes his anonymous life by disappearing into a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance, and action. When his job along with that of his co-worker are threatened, Walter takes action in the real world embarking on a global journey that turns into an adventure more extraordinary than anything he could have ever imagined.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Secret 2013

Summary: Profiles the life and career of the 1960s folk iconoclast Phil Ochs.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2010

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

Summary: This adaptation of the novel by James Jones is a realistic view of military and moral chaos in the Pacific during World War II.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 1999

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

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

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

Summary: "Analysis of how governments bent on war-making have relied on a vast arsenal of propaganda techniques to overcome resistance at home and disapproval abroad ... Moving from Vietnam to Iraq, the film examines how news reports have become nearly indistinguishable from White House and Pentagon talking points, a problem that has become exacerbated by journalists who have grown accustomed to being...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Media Education Foundation 2007

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

Summary: A juvenile delinquent knows about petty theft, but he wants to steal big money. He looks to his father, a big-time thief, for guidance. Then he witnesses his father committing a murder and realizes he is in over his head.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2000

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

Summary: After getting out of jail, a Puerto Rican drug lord wants to go straight, but his cohorts in the New York underworld won't let him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2008

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY CAR

Summary: Based on the bestselling book, this film tells of convicted killer Matthew Poncelet and Sister Helen Prejean, his spiritual advisor. "The journey they will undertake in search of the truth, is as powerful and profound as you are ever likely to witness on screen".

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PolyGram Video 1996

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