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Summary: A Connecticut adult swim class sets the stage for this comedy-drama about love, loss and second chances. Three strangers, inextricably connected through personal heartbreak, find themselves entering deep water as they learn that life isn't always about diving right in-- it's about getting your feet wet once in awhile.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment 2007

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

Summary: An exquisite, richly layered adaptation of Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles. A strong-willed peasant girl is sent by her father to the estate of some local aristocrats to capitalize on a rumor that their families are from the same line. This fateful visit commences an epic narrative of sex, class, betrayal, and revenge. With its earthy visual textures it is a work of great pastoral...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: A woman lives on a remote lake, selling food to fisherman by day, and her body by night. Her life changes forever though, when she becomes obsessed with a former police officer living on the lake.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2003

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

Summary: The film centers on Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and the last survivor of his people, and the two scientists who, over the course of 40 years, build a friendship with him. The film was inspired by the real-life journals of two explorers (Theodor Koch-Grünberg and Richard Evans Schultes) who traveled through the Colombian Amazon during the last century in search of the sacred and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Theo Faron is a bureaucrat in a Britain gone despotic. It is 2027 and the entire planet has gone infertile. Women no longer have babies, and chaos has erupted: war, rebellion, mass destruction, and a huge refugee problem, with the imposition of martial law. One day, Theo is kidnapped. His ex-wife Julian has a proposition for her former spouse, and because of their relationship, she thinks Theo...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

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2 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI CHI

Summary: A cold blooded Victorian serial killer kills three husbands and eleven children.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DAR

Summary: Paul Hogan is reluctantly thrust back into the spotlight as he desperately attempts to restore his sullied reputation on the eve of being knighted.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2021

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

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

Contents: Disc one: Let no man steal your thyme / The Pentangle -- Willow's song (from The Wicker Man) / Magnet -- Come all your travellers / Wight -- Love is a funny thing / Spirogyra -- Images of passing clouds / Garry Farr -- Peek strangely and worried evening / Synanthesia -- Glass of water / Bob and Carole Pegg -- Winter is blue / Vashti Bunyan -- Winter is a coloured bird / Comus -- The Seagulls...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Grapefruit Records 2015

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FOLK DUS

Summary: Simone Bitton, a Jewish woman born in Morocco who identifies with both Arab and Jewish cultures, examines the personal, cultural, and monetary costs of the Israeli West Bank Barrier, a wall being built to separate Israelis and Palestinians.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Life Size Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: The film follows Paul Liebrandt over a decade and reveals his creative process in the kitchen, as well as the extreme hard work, long hours, and dedication it takes to be a successful culinary artist.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2012

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

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

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

Summary: Wonderwoman, Thief Catcher, and Invisible Girl team up to battle the baby stealing Demon-Lord of the Underworld.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2002

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

Summary: As a son helps his mother arrange for the burial of his father in the traditional Chinese custom of his mother's village, the beautiful and touching story of his parent's courtship unfolds. His father was from the city and came to his mother's village to become the schoolmaster. In the days of arranged marriages, the son discovers that his parents marriage was the first marriage based on love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Classics 2001

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

Summary: A coming-of-age tale set in the final days of China's Cultural Revolution. Eleven-year-old Wang lives with his family in a remote village in Guizhou Province. Life is tough, but they make the most of what little they have. When Wang is selected to lead his school in daily gymnastics, he is told he must wear a clean, new shirt, which forces his family to make a great sacrifice. Soon after, Wang...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2011

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

Summary: Quite by accident, a film director arrives in town a day early. With time to kill before his lecture the next day, he stops by a restored, old palace and meets a fledgling artist. She's never seen any of his films, but knows he's famous. They talk; they go to her workshop to look at her paintings; they have sushi and soju. More conversation and drinks follow, before an awkward get-together with...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Following the disappearance and murder of teenager Rosie Larsen, detectives search for suspects and try to solve the mystery of Rosie's death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2013

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

Summary: The continuing story of British transplant Dr. Ruby Walker and the staff of the Good Karma Hospital as they work to heal their patients in modern-day rural India.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV GOO

Summary: "Emma is the story of a rich, clever and beautiful young woman who can't resist orchestrating other people's love lives. As her romantic plans go ridiculously wrong, however, it's Emma herself who risks missing out on her perfect match!"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E 1999

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

Summary: Bud Johnson is an apathetic, beer drinking, lovable loser, who is coasting through a life that is passed him by. His one bright spot in his mundane existence is his precocious, over achieving twelve-year old daughter, Molly. She takes care of them both. She accidentally sets off a chain of events on Election Day, which culminates in the presidential election coming down to one vote, Bud's....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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

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

Summary: Based on the life of William Wilberforce, his passion, and perseverance to pass a law ending the slave trade in the late 18th Century, and the people, including his minister, who pushed him to pursue it to the end.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Amazing 2007

Summary: On March 8, 1971, eight ordinary citizens broke into an FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, a town just outside of Philadelphia, took hundreds of secret files, and shared them with the public. In doing so, they uncovered the FBI's vast and illegal regime of spying and intimidation of Americans exercising their First Amendment rights. Despite conducting one of the most thorough investigations in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Season three of The Killing begins one year after the close of the Rosie Larsen case (the focus of The Killing's first two seasons), with Sarah Linden (Mireille Enos) no longer working as a Seattle homicide detective. But when her ex-partner Stephen Holder's (Joel Kinnaman) search for a runaway girl leads him to discover a gruesome string of murders that may connect to a previous murder...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2014

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

Summary: Lonely widow Emmi Kurowski meets Arab worker Ali in a bar during a rainstorm. They fall in love--to their own surprise, and to the shock of family, colleagues, and drinking buddies. An emotional power that reflects the ethnic tensions within German society.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2003

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

Summary: In 1962 England, a young couple find their idyllic romance colliding with issues of sexual freedom and societal pressure, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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