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Summary: Scorsese winds his way from the banks of the Niger River in Mali to the cotton fields and juke joints of the Mississippi Delta to trace the origins of the blues in lyrical combination of original performances.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Vulcan Productions, Inc. 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC BLU V1

Summary: Mixing fictional storytelling and documentary footage of blues legends tells the tale of a young boy, in 1956 Mississippi, who is torn between an uncle who loved the blues and a mother who thought that the blues was the devil's music.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Music Video 2003

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC BLU V4

Summary: Focuses on issues of identity -- how individuals see and define themselves based on clothes, where they live, how they see their place in the world. Profiles/interviews fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto as he and his staff prepare for the presentation of a seasonal collection. Director/writer Wim Wenders compares the film and fashion industries, illustrating how they parallel one another.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC NOT

Summary: Chuck D and Marshall Chess return to Chicago to explore the heyday of Chicago blues. They bring together artists from the past with musicians from today's music scene.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Music Video 2003

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC BLU V5

Summary: Chronicles the bloody, single-minded climb of a crime lord to power. Enter the psyche of an unrepentant mobster who slugs, claws and kills his way to the top. But when he learns that a former mentor he put in prison is about to get out, this self-made mobster must now face a man whose life he ruined ... and confront the twisted remnants of his own demented conscience as well.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY GAN

Summary: As big business takes hold of the rail industry, a local depot gang is forced to either adapt to the new managerial double-talk or take chances with receiving severance pay. Agreements set long ago are suddenly undermined by a new managing director who wipes the slate clean. Tensions mount when the men show up the the depot only to find there is no work for them.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Look Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: Explores the lives of three blues artists, Skip James, Blind Willie Johnson and J.B. Lenoir.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Music Video 2003

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC BLU V2

Summary: Explores how in the 1960s the combination of traditional jazz, folk music and the influence of the black blues of the USA created the British blues movement.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Music Video 2003

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC BLU V6

Summary: Story about a Hamburg picture framer who is perfectly ordinary except that he is suffering from a rare and fatal blood disease. His peace and sanity are upset when he is offered money to assassinate a Mafia figure in Paris.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: A young girl is torn between adhering to family traditions and attaining super-stardom on the soccer field.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE BEN

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Summary: Using rare historical acts and interviews and performances by living legends, Clint Eastwood explores piano blues.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Manufactured by Columbia Music Video 2003

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC BLU V6

Summary: There's precious little sweetness in Liam's life in the weeks before his 16th birthday: his mother is in prison, and his stepfather Stan is a bullying small-time drug dealer. Liam wants a normal life with mom, his older sister and her baby boy, in a caravan he picked out himself. Naïve, driven Liam comes to the attention of a local crime lord, who offers him employment--but with conditions that...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sixteen Films 2003

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

Summary: Pays tribute to the city of Memphis and the new style of blues it spawned. Also traces the musical odyssey of B.B. King.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Music Video 2003

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC BLU V3

Summary: In 1996, music legend Ry Cooder went to Cuba to search for buried treasure. He found gold. Looking for lost songs and forgotten singers, Cooder discovered an exotic land of passion, sensuality and music.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan Entertainment 1999

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

Summary: Based on poems by Rainer Maria Rilke.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by MGM Home Entertainment 2003

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