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Summary: After jobless Ibrahima Dieng receives a money order for 25,000 francs from a nephew who works in Paris, news of his windfall quickly spreads among his neighbors, who flock to him for loans even as he finds his attempts to cash the order stymied in a maze of bureaucracy, and new troubles rain down on his head. An adaptation of a novella by the director himself is a bitterly ironic depiction of a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: After the end of the Dirty War, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Summary: Like fish bait cast into a pool of sharks, idealistic Dorfmann arrives in Brussels with visions of a united Europe to serve an ambitious British Director of the European Economic Community, Michael Spearpoint. Planning to get rich exploiting the newly-liberated nations of Eastern Europe, wily bureaucrats and entrepreneurs compete to misuse the naïve Dorfmann, dubbed "Prince Stupid," for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by BFS Video 2007

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV GRA

Contents: First season: Chapters 1-13; Second season: Chapters 14-26.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2014

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series House 2014

Bryant, Howard

Summary: "Full Dissidence is a collection of essays focusing on the corporate assault on civil liberties, collisions of race and identity, and the kleptocracy of the Trump White House has forced America to ask itself if its beliefs of freedom and democracy are more than just words"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.2 BRY

Summary: Seven-time Italian prime minister Giulio Andreotti's long career was dogged by persistent accusations of conspiracy, Mafia connections and state-sponsored terror. This compelling film explores the shocking political machinations and shady criminal underworld surrounding this fascinating and controversial figure.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2009

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

Hughey, Matthew W. (Matthew Windust)

Summary: "On November 5, 2008, the nation awoke to a New York Times headline that read triumphantly: "OBAMA. Racial Barrier Falls in Heavy Turnout." But new events quickly muted the exuberant declarations of a postracial era in America: from claims that Obama was born in Kenya and that he is not a true American, to depictions of Obama as a "Lyin African" and conservative cartoons that showed the new...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.24 HUG

Summary: With an avant-garde sensibility and a stunning mix of the surreal and the naturalistic, Djibril Diop Mambťy paints a fractured portrait of the disenchantment of postindependence Senegal in the early 1970s in his feature debut.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TOU

Summary: In a fictional African country, a rich, self-made businessman and member of the post-colonial ruling elite takes on a third wife to show the world his wealth, only to be stricken by a curse resulting in impotency. His efforts at getting cured lead to disasterous yet comical results.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Films 2005

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

Summary: Doctored evidence. Signora Battestini is dead and to everyone who knew her, it wasn't a moment too soon. Her impoverished Romanian cleaning lady gets pegged for the crime and Brunetti's boss declares the case closed. What continues to mystify Brunetti is why the old woman had so much money with no visible means of income. And what exactly has her lawyer done with her many scattered bank...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Bavaria Media 2011

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DON

Alter, Jonathan.

Summary: A narrative thriller about the battle royale surrounding Barack Obama's quest for a second term amid widespread joblessness and one of the most poisonous political climates in American history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 ALT

Summary: Joining the Outlaw's fight against injustice is mysterious Brother Tuck and a feisty Locksley girl, Kate. Robin leads the battle for a free world, but it's tough when corruption and evil sweep the land. The King is absent fighting in the Holy Land and while his throne is empty, his treacherous brother Prince John plots to seize it. The prince has his eye on Nottingham for his new capital and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: British Broadcasting Corp. 2009

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV ROB

Malkin, Michelle.

Summary: In her shocking new book, Malkin goes where the mainstream media refuse to tread. She digs deep into the records of President Obama's staff, revealing corrupt dealings, questionable pasts, and abuses of power throughout his administration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Pub. 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 MAL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 MAL

Summary: A few years from now, Bacurau, a small village in the Brazilian sertô, mourns the loss of its matriarch, Carmelita, who lived to be 94. Days later, its inhabitants notice that their village has literally vanished from online maps and a UFO-shaped drone is seen flying overhead. There are forces that want to expel them from their homes, and soon, in a genre-bending twist, a band of armed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: Brazil is known for its beautiful beaches and vibrant culture. However, in recent years, the country has developed more of a reputation for corrupt politicians, kidnapping, and plastic surgery. Artfully connects these seemingly disparate elements and conducts a dazzling, yet harrowing, examination of the tragic domino effect that has reshaped the face of the country and created an entire...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: City Lights Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: Follows a politician's wife who pursues her own career as a defense attorney after her husband is sent to jail on charges of political corruption. Alicia Florrick not only deals with her career but also with keeping her family together as she provides a stable home for her two children.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS Paramount Network Television 2010

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD GOO RATED R

Summary: Mayor Tom Kane is King of Chicago, and he rules his domain with an iron fist. Deception, scandal, and betrayal go hand in hand with Kane's form of politics. As long as he gets the job done, the people of Chicago look the other way. Despite being the most effective mayor in recent history, Kane is hiding a dark secret. A degenerative brain disorder is ripping everything away from him, and he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2012

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BOS

Lovato, Roberto

Summary: Roberto Lovato shares a timely and no-holds-barred tale of gang life, guerilla warfare, immigration, and intergenerational trauma.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 LOV

Chayes, Sarah

Summary: A former advisor to the Joint Chiefs of Staff explains the common role of corruption in today's international uprisings, tracing corruption since the 1990s while arguing that corrupt governments have been largely responsible for extreme acts of rebellion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 CHA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364 Chayes 2015

Michaels, Fern.

Summary: Immersed in her job as an assistant to a congressman, Carol Ann "CJ" Jansen uncovers possible evidence of her boss's corrupt activities before his apparent suicide, and moves to a small New England town for her own protection.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MIC

Savage, Michael

Summary: The radio host discusses the economic, cultural, and foreign relations failures of the Obama administration, and offers solutions for pulling the United States out of its downward spiral.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 SAV

Morris, Dick.

Summary: Explains how conservatives can take advantage of the Republican gains in the 2010 midterm elections to roll back much of President Obama's legislation and establish conservative policies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.52 MOR

Simpson, Glenn R.

Summary: Fusion GPS was founded in 2010 by Simpson and Fritsch, two former reporters at The Wall Street Journal, decided to use their reporting skills to conduct open-source investigations for businesses and law firms-- and opposition research for political candidates. In the fall of 2015 they were hired to look into the finances of Donald Trump. The deeper Fusion dug, the clearer it became that the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 SIM

Summary: Political corruption, corporate intrigue, and sex scandal emerge when ambitious journalists delve into the seemingly unrelated deaths of a politician's assistant and a teen drug dealer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2008

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV STA

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