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Nashif, Kais

Summary: When a young Palestinian man, who has never done any creative writing in his life, as a result of unlikely circumstances becomes a screenwriter for a popular soap opera, an Israeli officer at the checkpoint that he passes daily, whose wife is a big fan ofthe show, agrees to help him with the plot ideas in exchange for a promise that the series will end with a wedding, but the Palestinian...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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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

Summary: This film dramatizes part of the Israeli independence moment, dealing with various factions involved in the internecine struggle between the moderate Haganah and the radical terrorist Irgun Zvai Leumi. Interspersed throughout are segments showing the migration of European Jews to the new land, paying special attention to the ragged survivors of Nazi death camps on board the vessel Exodus,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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

Summary: A screenwriter with a three-day deadline for a script asks a secretary to help concoct ideas.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2001

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Paris 1964

Summary: Elia Suleiman's critically-acclaimed satire chronicles the absurdities of life and love on both sides of the Palestinian-Israeli border.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: Asked to write a screenplay for an American producer, a young French dramatist and his wife visit the producer's villa in Capri. There the wife and producer engage in an affair, and she decides to leave her husband. However, something quite unexpected happens.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2002

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

Summary: Sammy Glick is a Jewish boy born in New York's Lower East Side. He decides to climb the ladder of success by any mean necessary. Through backstabbing and double-crossing, Sammy fights to become the motion picture industry's top screenwriter. A rags to riches story about the world of 1930s Hollywood.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Vision 2009

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

Summary: The successful career of 1940s screenwriter Dalton Trumbo comes to a crushing end when he and other Hollywood figures are blacklisted for their political beliefs. It tells the story of his fight against the U.S. government and studio bosses in a war over words and freedom, which entangled everyone in Hollywood from Hedda Hopper and John Wayne to Kirk Douglas and Otto Preminger.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Trumbo 2016

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

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

Summary: Marty is a struggling screenwriter who wants nothing more than to finish his script. Instead, he becomes entangled with the Los Angeles gangster underworld when his odd, but well-meaning friends kidnap a volatile gangster's shih tzu. The ordeal gives Marty all the inspiration he needs; now, he must live long enough to finish his story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2013

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

Turturro, John

Summary: A 1940s-era New York playwright is lured to Hollywood to work as a screenwriter, but when he becomes stuck in his writing he finds his life going out of control.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2003

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

Devos, Emmanuelle

Summary: An Israeli teenager discovers that he was accidentally switched at birth with the son of a Palestinian family, and the news turns the lives of these two families upside down.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cohen Media Group 2013

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

Summary: A screenwriter, revising the movie he is working on, finds that reality and fiction are blurring together when some of the characters in his film are showing up in real life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Slipstream 2008

Summary: A grief-stricken screenwriter unknowingly enters a three-way relationship with a woman and her film executive husband - to chilling results.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

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

Summary: Jude is a dock worker from Liverpool who travels to the United States in the 1960s to find his estranged father. There, he falls in love with sheltered American teenager Lucy. When her brother, Max, is drafted to fight in the Vietnam War, they become involved in peace activism.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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

Summary: Texas Ranger Samantha Payne reopens a fifteen-year-old missing person case, and uncovers evidence that suggests that the boy was likely murdered on a ranch belonging to wealthy family man, Scott Briggs. When Scott's estranged son unexpectedly returns home during the investigation, Samantha becomes even more convinced that the Briggs family was involved, and will stop at nothing to discover the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: Blends fictional characters and situations with the lives of real people: obsessive orchid hunter John Laroche, "New Yorker" journalist Susan Orlean, Hollywood screenwriter Charlie Kaufman and his twin brother Donald. As Charlie struggles to adapt a best-selling book, he writes himself into the movie plot.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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

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

Suliman, Ali

Summary: Elia Suleiman tells stories of the Israeli state from 1948 up to the present day, through the writings found in his father's diaries.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2012

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

Summary: Peter Appleton, a 1950s Hollywood screenwriter who is about to see his first screenplay made into a film, is mistakenly called before the House Un-American Activities Committee. As a result, the studio pulls the plans for the film. Peter then finds himself in a small California town after a car accident takes his memory. There, the townspeople believe he is local hero Luke Trimble. Peter...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2002

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

Summary: 'At eight o'clock, it's Laila's birthday, okay?' Palestinian judge turned cab driver Abu's wife reminds her husband. On his young daughter's birthday, Abu faces a nerve-wracking shift in a Ramallah yellow cab, armed only with an ex-jurist's misplaced pride, a father's loyalty, and a sticker reminding passengers that smoking and carrying AK-47's are prohibited.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino 2010

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

Summary: The story of what may be the last 48 hours in the lives of two Palestinian men who have been recruited as suicide bombers. When they are intercepted at the Israeli border, a young woman who discovers their plan causes them to reconsider their actions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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

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Summary: Soraya, born in Brooklyn in a working class community of Palestinian refugees, discovers that her grandfather's savings were frozen in a bank account in Jaffa when he was exiled in 1948. Direct, stubborn, and determined to reclaim what is hers, she fulfills her life-long dream of "returning" to Palestine. Slowly she is taken apart by the reality around her and is forced to confront her own...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber Inc. 2010

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

Summary: Fox Mulder and Dana Scully track suspicious cases that may be attributed to the supernatural or involve interplanetary activity. Memorable moments from this season include Mulder's appearance on Jerry Springer's talk show and Scully working with her partner to fake Mulder's death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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Summary: Lessons from professional drummer Tommy Igoe to get any beginner started on drums.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hudson Music 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 786.9 GET

Abunimah, Ali.

Summary: "Efforts to achieve a "two-state solution" have finally collapsed; the struggle for justice in Palestine is at a crossroads. As Israel and its advocates lurch toward greater extremism, many ask where the struggle is headed. This book offers a clear analysis of this crossroads moment and looks forward with urgency down the path to a more hopeful future. Ali Abunimah is the author of One Country:...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Haymarket Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.94 ABU

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