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Summary: Lily Owens is a young girl who lives on the peach farm that her abusive father owns. Rosaleen is a black woman hired by Lily's father to be a stand in mother for Lilly. Rosaleen insults some of the biggest racists in their town. Lily and Rosaleen run away to a town Lily believes that her mother once lived in. They go to live with the three Boatwright sisters on their honey farm. She finds...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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Summary: "All-American athlete, scholar, renowned baritone, stage actor, and social activist, Paul Robeson ... the son of an escaped slave, managed to become a top-billed movie star during the time of Jim Crow America ... his film legacy lives on and continues to speak eloquently of the long and difficult journey of a courageous and outspoken African-American."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DRAMA PAU

Summary: In this audacious debut feature, Joao Paulo Miranda Maria conjures a surreal image of the racial and social rifts in modern day Brazil. Cristovam, an Indigenous Black man from the rural North, moves to an industrialized Southern town populated by the descendants of Austrian ex-pats to work in a milk factory. Immediately confronted with their virulent racism, he becomes more and more estranged...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Summary: As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson crossed all gender, race, and professional lines while their brilliance and desire to dream big, beyond anything ever...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2017

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Summary: Based on the acclaimed movie, this is an episodic series that tells the story of a group of black students navigating the daily slights and slippery politics of life at an Ivy League college that's not nearly as post-racial as it thinks.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Summary: The story of a three day pass: An African-American soldier stationed in France is granted a promotion and a three-day leave from base and heads to Paris, where he finds whirlwind romance with a white woman--but what happens to their love when his furlough is over?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY ACTION/ADVENTURE MEL

Summary: An Irish sports journalist becomes convinced that Lance Armstrong's performances during his Tour de France victories are fueled by banned substances. With this conviction, he starts hunting for evidence that will expose Armstrong.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Experience the inspiring true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely racehorse bred by small-town bartender Jan Vokes. With little money and no experience, Jan convinces her neighbors to chip in their meager earnings to raise Dream and compete against the racing elites, becoming a beacon of hope in their struggling community as he rises through the ranks.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

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

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Dream

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV DRE

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Summary: In a racially divided Alabama town in the 1930s, widowed lawyer Atticus Finch agrees to defend a young black man accused of raping a white woman, teaching his children valuable lessons about prejudice and empathy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TO NOT RATED

Summary: Trying to reverse a family curse, brothers Jimmy and Clyde Logan set out to execute an elaborate robbery during the legendary Coca-Cola 600 race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. In a fun twist, six NASCAR stars pop up in non-driver cameo roles in the film.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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

Summary: The remarkable true story of the visionary American car designer Carroll Shelby and the fearless British-born driver Ken Miles, who together battled corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: Based on Harper Lee's novel about a lawyer defending a black man accused of raping a white woman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2022

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

Summary: Three young, unemployed Frenchmen living in the ghettos surrounding Paris get embroiled in a violent conflict with the local police.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2007

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

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Summary: Behind every legend lies an impossible dream. Witness the spectacular journey of an incredible horse named Secretariat and the moving story of his unlikely owner, a housewife who risked everything to make him a champion.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Secretariat 2011

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

Summary: Passing through the backwoods town of Sparta, Mississippi, Philadelphia detective Virgil Tibbs (Sidney Poitier) becomes embroiled in a murder case. He forms an uneasy alliance with the bigoted police chief (Rod Steiger), who faces mounting pressure from Sparta's hostile citizens to catch the killer and run the African American interloper out of town.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: "Junior high and high school classes across the country should take field trips to see this movie."--Richard Roeper.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: Follow a 10-year-old urban revolutionary, Huey, and his hip-hop obsessed little brother, Riley, as they move to the suburbs with their unwise old granddad, Robert Freeman. In this quiet neighborhood, the laughs, pop culture and pretensions, from Martin Luther King to Chicken flu, from Santa Claus to bullying, no taboo is left untouched. Includes a compilation CD "The Boondocks: Music from the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2014

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Summary: Screen version of the life of Malcolm X, who through his religious conversion to Islam, found the strength to rise up from a criminal past to become an influential civil rights leader

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2000

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

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Summary: Till is a profoundly emotional and cinematic film about the true story of Mamie Till Mobley's relentless pursuit of justice for her 14-year-old son, Emmett Till, who, in 1955, was lynched while visiting his cousins in Mississippi. In Mamie's poignant journey of grief turned to action, we see the universal power of a mother's ability to change the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2023

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

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD Movie Till

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Summary: Till is a profoundly emotional and cinematic film about the true story of Mamie Till Mobley's relentless pursuit of justice for her 14-year-old son, Emmett Till, who, in 1955, was lynched while visiting his cousins in Mississippi. In Mamie's poignant journey of grief turned to action, we see the universal power of a mother's ability to change the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD + BLU-RAY TIL

Summary: In 1950s Pittsburgh, a Black garbage collector named Troy Maxson--bitter that baseball's color barrier was only broken after his own heyday in the Negro Leagues--is prone to taking out his frustrations on his loved ones.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2017

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

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

Summary: Starr Carter navigates the perilous waters between her poor, black neighborhood and her prestigious, mainly white private school. This all changes when she finds herself in the middle of racial activism after her best friend is shot by police officers, and she's forced to make a decision. Allow the media to skewer her friend to protect the status quo, or stand up and tell the truth in memory of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2019

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Summary: While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, a black man and a black woman are pulled over for a minor traffic infraction. The situation escalates, with sudden and tragic results, when the man kills the police officer in self-defense. Terrified and in fear for their lives, the man, a retail employee, and the woman, a criminal defense lawyer, are forced to go on the run. But the incident...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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2 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD + BLU-RAY CRIME/MYSTERY QUE

Summary: "Hoosiers: Norman Dale is a basketball coach whose checkered past has led him to a last-chance position with a last-chance team. Made to feel unwelcome by squad members, an icy fellow teacher and townspeople, Dale perseveres with an unwavering passion for the game ; The French connection: New York City detectives "Popeye" Doyle and Buddy Russo hope to break a narcotics smuggling ring and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Metro Goldwyn Mayer 2010

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