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Summary: A rare glimpse of early Japanese anime and prewar Japanese culture, The roots of Japanese anime features the masterworks of such pioneers of Japanese animation as Noburo Ofuji, Yasuji Murata, and Kenzo Masaoka, in addition to Mitsuyo Seo's Momotaro's sea eagle, the notorious war cartoon billed as Japan's first feature anime.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zakka Films 2008

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

Summary: Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears: A tall tale sets off a chain of mishaps in the jungle. Will the jungle creatures ever get the story straight? A story, a story: Once, all the stories in the world belonged to Nyanme, the Sky God. He kept them in a box beside his throne. But Ananse, the Spider Man, wanted them, and caught three sly creatures to get them. Who's in Rabbit's house?: Rabbit has...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV WHY

Summary: Includes the director's music videos for the bands Jay-Z, Linkin park, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Johnny Cash, Audioslave, No Doubt, Mick Jagger, Janet Jackson, Michael Jackson, Fiona Apple, Nine Inch Nails, Beck, Weezer, Eels, Snic Youth, Madonna, R.E.M., G. Love & Special Sauce, David Bowie, Lenny Kravitz, Keith Richards, En Vogue and kd lang, as well as interviews, commentaries and a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2005

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

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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: Bridging the worlds of children's television and avant-garde, and of geometric abstraction and avant-Gondry playfulness, Al Jarnow creates witty, mesmerizing animations that twist and squeeze time and space. This program presents seventeen of Jarnow's remarkable works, including the psychedelic Edward Lear adaptation THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT (1968), the long and winding road movie AUTOSONG...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Numero Group 2010

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

Summary: The beautiful story of diversity follows a young girl named Kanzi whose most treasured reminder of her old home provides a pathway for acceptance in her new one.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV ARA

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Summary: Two retired, down-on-their luck outlaws pick up their guns one last time to collect a bounty offered by the vengeful prostitutes of the remote Wyoming town of Big Whiskey.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN UNF

Summary: Get busy with the Minions, hop along with Phil and Carlos, and explore nature with the Lorax in these hilarious crowd-pleasing adventures. It's animated fun the whole family can enjoy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2014

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Summary: Horton is a the lovable elephant who tries to protect tiny creatures on a speck of dust. It seems that he is the only one who can hear the tiny people of the tiny planet.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD HOR RATED G

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV HOR

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Movie Horton 2008

Summary: Join Scout and his friends as they learn letter sounds with the help of some amazing animals! Scout, Violet, Eli and Penny long to learn about new animals. When their magical toy car, Axle, whisks them away to a farm, they discover a remarkable alphabet collection and ABC antics ensue! As the friends get in shape with an athletic alligator, console a sad seal, converse with a high-pitched...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: J Teach Me DVD Leap Phonics 2011

Summary: Free Cinema consisted of a group of young film-makers who decided to rebel against the stifling conformity of British cinema in the late fifties and to make their own films outside the confines of 'the system'. This 50th-anniversary compilation of short films about British working class life shows directors expressing personal viewpoints without obligation to subscribe to the technical or...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Facets Multimedia 2007

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

Summary: Join the Cat in the Hat and his whimsical friends, Terrence, Morton, Sarah Hall-Small, Milo, and many others, as they take you on imaginative new adventures!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV WUB

Summary: Complilation of 7 films with introduction to the work of designers Charles and Ray Eames. 'Toccata for toy trains' is a trip through a world of antique toys, and toy trains. 'House : after five years of living' illustrates the home and studio designed and built by Charles Eames on a hill in California overlooking the ocean. 'Lucia chase vignette' follows a sister chasing her brother through the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pyramid Film & Video 2000

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

Summary: An extraordinary look at motion pictures as seen through the eyes of the reknowned filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard, who transformed the face of cinema with his prolific, influential, and revolutionary body of work, which includes such classics as Breathless, Weekend, and Contempt. Consisting of eight episodes made over a period of ten years, the series covers a wide range of topics, from the birth of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Olive Films 2011

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

Summary: An odyssey following the stages of human development from birth to maturity, with each stage presented by a Cirque du Soleil act.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2001

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1 available in Performing Arts DVDs, Call number: DVD PERFORMING ARTS CIR

Summary: This gentle story of growing with books encourages little ones to discover the joy of reading as well as getting them ready and excited to visit the library.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV LOL

Summary: Charles and Ray Eames are American designers of the 20th century, best known for their groundbreaking contributions to architecture, furniture design, industrial design and manufacturing, and the photographic arts. They were also prolific filmmakers. The legacy of the husband and wife team includes more than 100 short films that reflect the breadth and depth of interests and the integrity of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: Celebrate the talents and zaniness of Warner Bros.' Terminte Terrace. Whoop it up with an all-star array of 'toons featuring Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and more immortal Looneytics. Then see our heroes in wartime readiness. Legends Bosko and Buddy get their own long-overdue Warner compilation. Out of the mailbag comes a much-requested line-up of previously unavailable favorites.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2008

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Summary: The comic genius of silent star Harold Lloyd is eternal. He plays a small-town bumpkin trying to make it in the big city, who finds employment as a lowly department-store clerk. He comes up with a wild publicity stunt to draw attention to the store, resulting in an incredible feat of derring-do on his part that gets him started on the climb to success.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2013

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY COMEDY SAF

Summary: "Before the Knight Sabers arrived in Mega Tokyo, the overworked, underfunded, and outgunned AD Police had to hold a swelling violence. Boomers, a class of intelligent androids, have the potential to free mankind from physical labor. But alas, anything that can be used can also be misused"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: AnimEigo 2004

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Summary: Collection of both Fantasia movies and 13 shorts featuring Mickey Mouse

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: JE DVD Mickey

Summary: Wyatt Earp is the sturdy lawman who sets about the task of shaping up the disorderly Arizona town of Tombstone, with the help of the boozy, tubercular gambler and gunman Doc Holliday. Though initially at cross-purposes, the pair ultimately team up to confront the violent Clanton gang.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: Curious George rides a bike. The man in the yellow hat gives Curious George a brand new bicycle. What adventures are ahead for this little monkey and his new bike? The great white man-eating shark : a cautionary tale. Norvin, a boy who closely resembles a shark, uses his talents to scare away all the swimmers at Caramel Cove-- except for one female shark in love! Flossie and the fox. Flossie...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weston Woods Studios 2004

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Summary: A collection of Christmas stories.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Echo Bridge Acquisition Corp. LLC 2016

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

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