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Summary: Eleven year-old Akeelah Anderson's life is not easy: her father is dead, her mom ignores her, her brother runs with the local gangbangers. She is a smart girl, but her environment threatens to strangle her aspirations. Responding to a threat by her school's principal, Akeelah decides to participate in a spelling bee to avoid detention for her many absences. Much to her surprise and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Home Entertainment 2006

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

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Akeelah 2006

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Summary: Among the most fascinating chapters of film history is that of the so-called "race films" that flourished in the 1920s -'40s. Unlike the "black cast" films produced within the Hollywood studio system, these films not only starred African Americans but were funded, written, produced, edited, distributed, and often exhibited by people of color. Entrepreneurial filmmakers built an industry apart...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PIO
1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD DOC PIO

Summary: In the mid-sixties, the maverick American director Monte Hellman conceived of two westerns at the same time. As shot back-to-back for famed producer Roger Corman, they feature overlapping casts and crews. The films - The Shooting, about a motley assortment of loners following a mysterious wanted man through a desolate frontier, and Ride in the Whirlwind, about a group of cowhands pursued by...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2014

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Summary: The origins of the Colombian drug trade, as seen through eyes of an indigenous Wayuu family that becomes involved in the booming business of selling marijuana to American youth in the 1970s. When greed, passion and honor collide, a fratricidal war breaks out and puts their lives, culture, and ancestral traditions at stake.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Luis, a homosexual, and Valentin, a political prisoner are mismatched cell mates in a South American prison. To escape reality Luis invents romantic movies, while Valentin tries to keep his mind on the situation he's in. Eventually, the two men come to understand and respect one another.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: City Lights Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: A carpenter recovering from a heart attack befriends a single mother and her two kids as together they battle the national health care system.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2018

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

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Summary: Set in 1940 London, the story is an ode to how women played a major role in boosting national morale during the Blitz of London in the second World War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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

Summary: Pagford is a seemingly idyllic English village with a cobbled market square and ancient abbey. Behind the pretty facade, however, is a town at war: rich at war with poor, teenagers at war with their parents, wives at war with their husbands, teachers at war with their pupils. Pagford is not what it first seems.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon embark on another deliciously deadpan culinary road trip. This time around, the guys head to Spain to sample the best of the country's gastronomic offerings in between rounds of their hilariously off-the-cuff banter. Over plates of pintxos and paella, the pair exchange barbs and their patented celebrity impressions, as well as more serious reflections on what it...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: A look at the drug scene in Baltimore through the eyes of the dealers, cops, and users.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2008

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

Summary: Fascinating look at debt as a mental construct and traces how it influences relationships, societies and governing structures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2012

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

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Summary: Based on the true story of Army Chaplain Darren Turner and his wife Heather. With a strong, faith-filled marriage, the Turners are ready to follow their calling: serving God, family, and country. Fresh from seminary and basic training, Chaplain Turner and his family arrive at Fort Stewart. Before the Turners can even unpack, Darren is deployed to Iraq. Heather is left taking care of their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: A British soldier is caught behind enemy lines in Belfast 1971. Unable to tell friend from foe, and increasingly wary of his own comrades, he must survive the night alone and find his way to safety through a disorienting, alien, and deadly landscape.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: 1921 not far from Paris. It is party day at Marguerite Dumont's castle. Nobody knows much about this woman except that she is rich and that her whole life is devoted to her passion: music. When a young, provocative journalist decides to write a rave article on her latest performance, Marguerite starts to believe even further in her talent. This gives her the courage she needs to follow her dream.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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Summary: Tina is a border guard who has the ability to smell human emotions, and catch smugglers. When she comes across a mysterious man with a smell that confounds her detection, she uncovers a dark secret about her own past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Years after he fought his way out of prison, Ray Breslin must return to the hell he once escaped from to save his friend from the prison's brutal human battleground, known as Hades.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2018

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

Summary: Story of a young boy and his family in London during World War II.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM/UA Home Video 2001

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

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Contents: Out of the same thing (feat. the Gaff) -- One record -- Home again (feat. Nomad) -- More rude than handsome (feat. Awol One) -- The leen (feat. Josh Martinez) -- Electric furs of a lynx (feat. Noah 23) -- Moonlight (feat. Josh Fischel) -- Lonely city (feat. Moka Only) -- New day -- Time of the year (feat. Sadat X) -- Good old Smokey (my kanine [sic]) (feat. Myka 9) -- On my way (feat. Kirby...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Fake Four 2008

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RAP FAC

Summary: In the aftermath of World War II, a group of surrendered German soldiers are ordered by Allied forces to remove their own landmines from the coast of Denmark.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: This deeply affecting film tells the inspiring story of Susan Tom, a single mother caring for 11 adopted special-needs children.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2004

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

Summary: "Sinbad (John Phillip Law) Prince of Baghdad and legendary sailor finds an intriguing map and sets sail fo the previously uncharted island of Lemuria with a beautiful slave girl, Margiana (Caroline Munro), and the Grand Vizier of the land of Marabia, Prince Koura (Tom Baker), an evil wizard who is trying to gain control of Marabia through his manipulation of malevolent spirits, follows in an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY FAN

Summary: As a massive hurricane builds, criminals infiltrate a U.S. Mint facility. Their plan: to steal $600 million and escape using a Category Five hurricane as cover. But a treasury agent and a storm chaser have a plan of their own, desperately racing against time, and the hurricane, to save the hostages and stop the thieves before their town is reduced to rubble.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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

Summary: Martin is the culinary genius behind a successful restaurant and the widowed father of three daughters whom he has a compulsion to try and steer in the right direction. Hungry for their independance, the girls find themselves at odds with their traditionalist father.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Thomas, a young German baker, has an affair with Oren, a married Israeli man. After Oren unexpectedly dies in a car crash, Thomas travels to Jerusalem seeking answers about his death. Under a fake identity, Thomas enters the life of Anat, his lover's newly widowed wife. There, he begins to work for Anat, baking pastries that bring her cafe to vibrant life. Thomas becomes deeply involved in her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Strand Releasing Home Video 2018

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