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Summary: In the world of political power brokers, Sloane takes on the most powerful opponent of her career and will do whatever is required to win.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2017

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

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Summary: In 1960, a filmmaking group was granted direct access to John F. Kennedy, filming him on the campaign trail and eventually in the Oval Office. This resulted in three films of remarkable, behind-closed-doors intimacy, Primary, Adventures on the New Frontier, and Crisis, and, following the president's assassination, the poetic short Faces of November. Collected here are all four of these titles,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: "One of Mexico's most highly regarded works of political cinema, Canoa: A Shameful Memory reimagines a real-life incident that had occurred just eight years before its release, when a group of urban university employees on a hiking trip were viciously attacked by residents of the village of San Miguel Canoa who had been manipulated by a corrupt priest into believing the travelers were communist...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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

Summary: When the tyrannical ruler Stalin dies, his hapless inner circle scrambles to come up with the next evolution of the revolution, but it's clear everyone is really out for themselves. Proof that comedy, like politics, is all in the execution.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2018

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

Summary: Two males and a female vie for office. They indulge in low blows, character assassination and gestures of goodwill, all while gauging their standing with voters. The setting is a third-grade class at an elementary school in the city of Wuhan in central China. Chronicles a public school's first open elections.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2008

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PLE
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF PLE

Summary: The story begins in 1997, as shocking news reaches retired Mossad secret agents Rachel and Stephan about their former colleague David. All three have been venerated for decades by Israel because of the secret mission that they embarked on for their country back in 1965-1966, when the trio tracked down Nazi war criminal Dieter Vogel, the feared Surgeon of Birkenau, in East Berlin. At great risk,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2011

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

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER DEB

Summary: A Bolivian presidential candidate failing badly in the polls enlists the firepower of an elite American management team, led by the deeply damaged but still brilliant strategist "Calamity" Jane Bodine. In self-imposed retirement following a scandal that earned her nickname and rocked her to her core, Jane is coaxed back into the game for the chance to beat her professional nemesis, the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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

Summary: Throughout Richard Nixon's presidency, three of his top White House aides obsessively documented their experiences with Super 8 home movie cameras. Young, idealistic and dedicated, they had no idea that a few years later they'd all be in prison.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Streep, Meryl

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Summary: Dramatized profile of Great Britain's controversial prime minister, Margaret Thatcher.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

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

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

Summary: This political thriller, set in the final years of the Cold War, recounts the struggles of a young West German woman member of a terrorist group (loosely based on the real Baader-Meinhof gang). When the group disbands, she goes into hiding with an invented identity in East Germany. She struggles with the realities of a Communist state while keeping the distant ideal of socialism.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2001

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

Summary: Shot entirely on location in Washington, D.C., primarily at the Wax Museum nightclub and on the streets of the city Mr. Scott-Heron long considered his home. Robert Mugge's 1982 film showcases the art, the life, and the personality of the great African American poet-singer-songwriter-author Gil Scott-Heron whom many have called the forefather of hip-hop and socially-conscious rap music, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: "It happens with startling swiftness and violence. An armed cadre seizes state control. Fortunately, a coup d'etat can't happen here. Or can it? ... At odds are a popular general and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman and an unpopular President with a pacifist agenda. At stake is the survival of the Republic. A vigilant colonel uncovers the scheme. But are the seven fateful days ahead enough time...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2000

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Summary: A satirical comedy in which a British documentary crew follows a radical folksinger (and self-made millionaire) turned senatorial candidate as he blends singing, music videos and scandal on the campaign trail.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan Home Entertainment 2000

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

Summary: With unprecedented access, this behind-the-scenes chronicle follows director Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald's encounters with whistle-blower Edward Snowden in a hotel room in Hong Kong, as he hands over classified documents that provide evidence of mass indiscriminate and illegal invasions of privacy by the NSA.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2015

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

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CIT

Summary: Newly elected Congressman Roy Rogers attempts to bring attention to his constituents' farms that are being decimated by the Dust Bowl. Now that a water company has built a dam and is charging the farmers exorbitant rates for water, Roy must convince a group of important Senators to help him and the farmers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Alpha Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: Director Oliver Stone visits seven presidents in five countries in South America to gain some understanding about the political and social ideas and the revolutions, and to clear up how people view them. Includes interviews with Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez, Argentinean president Cristina Kirchner, Cuban president Raul Castro.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Libre Studio 2010

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

Summary: This is the true story of Gary Hart, the former Colorado senator who quickly rose to the top of the pack as the number one contender for the 1987 Democratic presidential primary. Due to his charisma and drive, Hart connects well with the younger constituents, and both himself and his aides see this a clear and present path to victory. But allegations soon emerge of an extramarital affair, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA FRO

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

Summary: Janet is hosting an intimate gathering of friends in her London home to celebrate her political ascension, while her husband, Bill, seems preoccupied. Janet₂s acerbic best friend, April, arrives and others follow, some with their own dramatic news to share, but an announcement by Bill provokes a series of revelations that gradually unravel the sophisticated soiree, and a night that began with...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Entertainment 2018

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

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

Summary: Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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

Summary: Bob Lee Swagger is a master marksman who has retreated from his duty as an off-the-books hired gun for the military. He has become disillusioned with his government, but finds that the government needs Swagger to scope out the location of a rumored attempt on the life of the president. A shadowy government operative begs Swagger to use his sniper's skills to out-fox the assassin. Ultimately he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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Summary: This rendering of Orwell's classic is set in the beautiful Irish countryside and populated with a wide variety of barnyard animals. Chaos ensues when the animals take over the farm.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hallmark Home Entertainment 1999

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

Summary: White Russian Army general Fydor acts as a spy against the Marxists, Soviets, and Fascists in 1930s France, and manages to deceive his long-suffering wife until the forces of history catch up with him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Lorber Films 2006

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

Summary: Edward is the only witness to his father's suicide and is a member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values honor and discretion. These are the qualities that help him become recruited for a career in the newly founded Office of Strategic Services (CIA). While working there, his ideals gradually turn to suspicion influenced by the Cold...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2007

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Good 2007