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Summary: Theater director Caden Cotard is mounting a new play. Determined to create a piece of brutal realism and honesty, he gathers an ensemble cast into a warehouse in Manhattan's theater district. He instructs each to live out their constructed lives in a small mockup of the city outside. As the city inside the warehouse grows, Caden's own life veers wildly off track. His daughter, Olive, is growing...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: Includes in-depth interviews of U.S. President Richard Nixon by Sir David Frost in May, 1977 regarding the infamous Watergate scandal. Features footage from 2007 of Frost discussing the impact this interview had on history, his reactions, and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Liberation Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.924 FRO

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: 973.924 Frost 2008

Summary: Four decades ago, legions of young people trekked to San Francisco and its famed Haight Asbury district, the epicenter for the youth-driven counterculture revolution that was transforming American culture. They came for peace, politics, community, love...and they came for the music, the most enduring legacy of that very special place and time. It has proven to be the element that really tells...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino 2007

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2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK LOV

Summary: On March 8, 1971, eight ordinary citizens broke into an FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, a town just outside of Philadelphia, took hundreds of secret files, and shared them with the public. In doing so, they uncovered the FBI's vast and illegal regime of spying and intimidation of Americans exercising their First Amendment rights. Despite conducting one of the most thorough investigations in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: A corrupted police officer is in line for a promotion and will stop at nothing to get what he wants. While solving a brutal murder, he makes sure to turn his colleagues against one another to ruin their ambitions. By stealing their wives and exposing their secrets the cop starts to lose himself in the web of deceit he created.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: This is a passionate story of an obsessive artist driven by inexorable demons and his alternately devoted and despairing younger brother, who seems unable to live with him or without him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Olive Films 2015

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

Summary: In 1962 Baltimore there are changes in the air. Plus-sized teen Tracy Turnblad, with big hair and even bigger heart, has only one passion, to dance. She wins a spot on the local TV dance program, "The Corney Collins Show" and is transformed overnight from outsider to irrepressible teen celebrity. The trendsetting Tracy aims to win the heart of teen-dream Link Larkin and stand up for what she...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD HAI RATED PG

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS HAI

Summary: Film adaptation of Harwood's play about an aging English actor/manager, his dresser, and their theatre company touring England during WWII. Both the leader of the company and his dresser are essential to each other. However, the devoted dresser struggles to support the unreasonable demands of the tyrannical head of the company, during the London blitz.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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

Summary: Tells the extraordinary story of a postal clerk and a librarian who managed to build one of the most important contemporary art collections in history with very modest means.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Video Group 2009

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

Summary: Alice, an enigmatic young girl, wanders through a Victorian landscape populated by the most bizarre and astonishing characters. Alice gently questions each one in turn, subtly mocking their middle-class English values.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2 Entertain 2010

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY ALI

Summary: Returns to rural southern Illinois to reconnect with Stevie, a troubled young boy from ten years ago. The film began as a way of discovering what forces shaped Stevie's life. Part way through the filming, Stevie is arrested for a serious crime, and tears his family apart. The modest profile turned into a chronicle of Stevie, his broken family, the justice system and the filmmaker himself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Studio Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: This volume brings a new crop of quality shorts to audiences hungry for a second helping. This latest collection features 7 new films that encompass an incredibly diverse range of topics and styles.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by New Video Group 2004

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

Summary: "First feature documentary to explore the complex global intersections between Islam and homosexuality ... The film travels a wide geographic arc presenting us lives from India, Pakistan, Iran, Turkey, Egypt, South Africa and France. Always filming in secret and as a Muslim, [filmmaker] Parvez [Sharma] makes the film from within the faith, depicting Islam with the same respect that the film's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2007

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

Summary: The Cold Case squad is a crack team of three detectives, a forensic expert and a psychological profiler. Their job is to reopen the files on unsolved murders. In this season, a psychotic killer is the key to an investigation when a victim who survived is harassed by a copycat assailant; a deathbed confession appears to link the hanging of an East End gangster and the assassination of the jury...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2007

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

Summary: If one were impoverished and politically voiceless, ACORN hoped to change minds. For 40 years, the community-organizing group sought to empower marginalized communities. It critics, though, believed ACORN exemplified everything wrong with liberal ideals. Fueled by a YouTube video made by two young conservatives who posed as pimp and prostitute in a sting, ACORN's very existence would be...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Summary: Johnny Worricker is a long-serving MI5 officer. His boss and best friend Benedict Baron dies suddenly, leaving behind him an inexplicable file, threatening the stability of the organization. Meanwhile, a seemingly chance encounter with Johnny's striking next-door neighbor and political activist Nancy Pierpan seems too good to be true. Johnny is forced to walk out of his job, and then out of his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2011

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

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

Summary: For over 40 years, the War on Drugs has accounted for more than 45 million arrests, made America the world's largest jailer, and damaged poor communities. Yet for all that, drugs are cheaper, purer, and more available today than ever before. Filmed in more than 20 states, it captures heart-wrenching stories from individuals at all levels, the dealer to grieving mother, the narcotics officer to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte face a bleak future, with their father half-blind, and troubled brother Branwell in decline. As their situation worsens, Charlotte sees that writing could offer a way out. This is the story of the sisters' great novels and their extraordinary battle for recognition.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie To Walk 2017

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

Summary: Investigate the reasons North Carolina, long seen as the most progressive state in the South, became home to the largest Klan organization in the country, with more members than all the other Southern states combined, during the 1960s.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2015

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV KLA

Summary: DCI Cassie Stuart and DI Sunny Khan face an impossible cold case. A lawyer. A nurse. A schoolteacher. A police officer. These four suspects are the pieces of the puzzle. But as Cassie and Sunny put this picture together, the more blurred it becomes. The investigation will question their assumptions about the most damaged and destructive in society. When a victim becomes a criminal, is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2018

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD UNF

Summary: The cold case unit, led by quick-tempered cop DS Boyd, has assembled to re-examine unsolved crimes with cutting-edge detection techniques. Pressure is on for this mix of forensics, psychology, and detective investigators to yield results.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2006

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

Summary: The new series picks up where the last story ended - with Havers shot in the line of duty, and Lynley estranged from his wife Helen. How will these traumas affect their ability to do their jobs?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2006

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

Summary: L'Armee des Ombres is a stark and unvarnished story about Resistance fighters in Vichy France in 1942-43 when the French leadership allowed the Nazis to occupy the country. The members of this army are cold, hungry, desperate men and women, with false names and no addresses, who can be betrayed in an instant by a traitor or an accident. They know they will probably die. A meditation on the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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

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Summary: Linda Ronstadt has been an icon for more than 50 years. Her extraordinary vocal range and ambition created unforgettable songs across rock, pop, country, folk ballads, American standards, classic Mexican music, and soul. As the most popular female recording artist of the 1970s, Ronstadt filled huge arenas as no one had ever done and produced an astounding eleven platinum albums. Ronstadt was...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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