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Summary: After the Islamic Revolution in Iran, a free-spirited teenager is sent to school in Austria and eventually makes the decision to return to Iran despite the tyrannical powers that rule her country.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the American embassy in Tehran and captured dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal. There's a little-known footnote to the crisis: six Americans escaped and a mid level agent named Antonio Mendez devised an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2013

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

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

Summary: James Bond takes on Scaramanga, the Man with the Golden Gun, who kills his victims with golden bullets.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE MAN

Summary: Horror of Dracula (1958): "Christopher Lee as the centuries-old vampire Dracula and Peter Cushing as his implacable foe Van Helsing battle for the souls of Londoners in this retelling of Bram Stoker's novel."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR GRE

Summary: James Bond joins forces with NASA scientist Holly Goodhead to prevent a power-mad industrialist from destroying human life on Earth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE MOO

Summary: A group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq struggles to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they've left the battlefield.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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

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

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Summary: "Shideh and her young daughter, Dorsa, are left alone in a war-torn city when her husband is drafted and sent to the front lines. After a dud missile strikes their apartment building, a neighbor mysteriously dies and Dorsa's behavior becomes erratic. Shideh scoffs at her superstitious neighbor's warning that the missile carries an ancient curse, Shideh now realizes that the malevolent force in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR UND

Summary: High plains drifter: When "The Stranger" rides into the sin-ridden town of Lago, bullets fly as he battles three ruthless gunmen in a pulse-pounding shoot-'em-up.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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Summary: The remarkable true story of one soldier's death in battle, another soldier's journey of discovery and a nation's reverence and gratitude toward its war dead. After hearing of the heroic death of a young Marine in Iraq, veteran officer Lt. Colonel Michael Strobl volunteers to escort the remains of Lance Corporal Chance Phelps back to his hometown in Wyoming. As Strobl crosses America's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2009

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

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

Summary: Reza and Leila, an attractive and affluent young couple deeply in love and recently married, discover that Leila is unable to conceive. Invoking tradition, Reza's mother convinces her daughter-in-law that Reza must, out of necessity, take a second wife to produce an heir. The heartbreak that follows is "in a word, devastating." (The New York Times) Called "the most interesting and accomplished...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2000

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Summary: While raising the ruins of a long-buried Chinese kingdom, billionaire inventor Tony Stark digs up far more than he bargained for. He unleashes an age-old prophecy that foretells the resurrection of the Mandarin, the emperor of China's darkest and most violent dynasty. In order to confront destructive forces, Tony creates an armored suit infused with high-tech weaponry.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2007

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE IRO

Summary: A young boy, Ali, loses his sister Zahra's school shoes. In order to stay out of trouble, the two come up with a plan to share Ali's shoes, but they must keep it a secret from their parents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 1999

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

Summary: Brian O'Conner goes undercover to investigate illegal street racers in Los Angeles; after losing his job for letting Dominic Toretto escape, O'Conner seeks redemption in a street racing investigation with drug connections; Steve Boswell travels to Tokyo to live with his father to avoid a jail sentence and gets involved in drift racing; O'Conner teams up with fugitive Toretto to bring down a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE FAS

Summary: When an Iranian widow takes over her husband's truck stop restaurant after his death, she must hide in the kitchen so she doesn't cause a scandal. Now her brother-in-law wants to be with her for the cafe, while a customer just wants to be with her.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2007

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Highstein, Max

Summary: This seven-lesson stress relief meditation program will make your car a stress-free sanctuary. Use it as you drive to work, run errands or undergo a long drive to visit relatives. If you're a stressed driver, or could just use a break from your daily worries.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 629.2 HIG

Summary: At the heart of this true story is Hossein Sabzian, an unemployed movie buff who finds himself mistaken for the enigmatic director Mohsen Makhmalbaf. The misunderstanding takes on a life of its own and Sabzian ends up in jail where his trial is filmed by Kiarostami.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Facets Video 1990

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

Summary: An intimate, moving portrait of Queen Elizabeth and Tony Blair following the untimely death of Princess Diana. The Queen's restrained reaction causes a public relations debacle that Prime Minister Blair must defuse. The two struggle to reach a compromise between what was a private tragedy for the Royal family and the public's demand for an open display of mourning.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2007

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

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

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

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

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

Summary: During the Iran-Iraq war, an aging Iranian-Kurd musician hears that his wife, a singer with a magical voice, who deserted him for his best friend and fled to Iraq, is in trouble. He cons his two sons into accompanying him on the search and they embark on an adventure filled with music, romance and danger.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2003

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

Summary: The story of New York Times reporter Sydney Schanberg's friendship with a Cambodian interpreter, Dith Pran, during the time of the 1975 Khmer Rouge revolution.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: In this gorgeously animated drama, the lives of several strong-willed women and a young musician intersect. Their stories reveal the hypocrisies of modern Iranian society, where sex, drugs, and corruption coexist with strict religious law. In the bustling metropolis of Tehran, avoiding prohibitions has become an everyday sport and breaking taboos can be a means of personal emancipation....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber, Inc. 2018

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

Summary: The members of the all-male Tehran soccer team struggle to adjust to the ambitious girls who are trying to find a way onto their team, despite the dangers they face if their true identity is discovered.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures 2007

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

Summary: Journalist Maziar Bahari is detained by Iranian forces who relentlessly interrogate him under suspicion that he is a spy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Stoker, Dacre

Summary: It is 1868, and a twenty-one-year-old Bram Stoker waits in a desolate tower to face an indescribable evil. Armed only with crucifixes, holy water, and a rifle, he prays to survive a single night, the longest of his life. Desperate to record what he has witnessed, Bram scribbles down the events that led him here ... A sickly child, Bram spent his early days bedridden in his parents' Dublin home,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STO

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Summary: As Carrie and Saul search for the truth behind the bombing of CIA headquarters, lines are blurred between friend and foe and no one can be trusted. While hiding a stunning secret of her own, Carrie helps recruit Brody for a dangerous mission that could offer him a chance at redemption. But when the plan unravels and Brody is targeted deep inside Iran, he must put his life in Carrie's hands,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD HOM RATED R

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HOM