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Summary: Filmmaker Les Blank considered this free-form feature documentary about singer-songwriter Leon Russell, filmed between 1972 and 1974 while Blank was living at the Russell/Shelter Records recording studio compound on Grand Lake of the Cherokees in NE Oklahoma, but unreleased due to creative differences and music clearance problems, to be one of his greatest accomplishments. Includes scenes of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: It's the dirty little secret of the War on Terror: all bets are off, and almost anything goes. The rules of the game and of engagement have fundamentally changed. Today drone strikes, night raids, and U.S. government targeted killings occur in corners across the globe, killing untold numbers of civilians. Investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill traces the rise of the Joint Special Operations...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: With unprecedented access, this behind-the-scenes chronicle follows director Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald's encounters with whistle-blower Edward Snowden in a hotel room in Hong Kong, as he hands over classified documents that provide evidence of mass indiscriminate and illegal invasions of privacy by the NSA.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CIT

Summary: Derek Charles is a successful asset manager who works for a small company. He has a beautiful wife, a wonderful marriage, and because of his hard work has just received a huge promotion. When an attractive temporary worker, who is both sexy and smart, gets hired, he finds himself physically drawn to her and everything he has worked so hard for is placed in jeopardy. She is desperate to get...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: A few years from now, Bacurau, a small village in the Brazilian sertô, mourns the loss of its matriarch, Carmelita, who lived to be 94. Days later, its inhabitants notice that their village has literally vanished from online maps and a UFO-shaped drone is seen flying overhead. There are forces that want to expel them from their homes, and soon, in a genre-bending twist, a band of armed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: Story of a boy drafted into the military who begins his career as a pacifist and then soon sees the justification for fighting.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2006

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

Forms

Contents: Stel -- Innizar -- Sunday -- Seagull -- Classical -- Stravinsky -- Black metal.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Threespheres 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK FOR

Summary: James Gregory is a racist South African guard whose certainties of life are shaken to the core. During a twenty year span, James spent his time as Nelson Mandela's prison warden. Shows the daily application of a major historic abonimation, known as Apartheid, as seen through the eyes of the average White South African. These are 'ordinary' people who are neither heroes nor villains, but obtuse...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: Growing up in a culture of violence, Acerola and Laranjinha have become as close as brothers. When they find themselves on opposite sides of a gang war, the lifelong friends are forced to confront a shocking secret from their shared past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax 2008

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

Summary: It's l968 in America. Change is blowing in the wind, but seemingly far removed from the unrest in the cities is the small town of Mill Valley where for generations, the shadow of the Bellows family has loomed large. It is in their mansion on the edge of town that Sarah, a young girl with horrible secrets, turned her tortured life into a series of scary stories, written in a book that has...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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3 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR SCA

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: A nurse, Mariana, accompanies Leao to his home on the volcanic islands of Cape Verde after an accident sends him into a coma. Yet he goes unrecognized by fellow denizens, leaving Mariana trapped with and eventually entranced by a mysterious community. Never before released in the U.S. and now beautifully restored, it foreshadows the masterful films that would follow, yet is an extraordinary,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: In the year 44 B.C., Julius Caesar has been assassinated and civil war threatens to destroy the Republic. In the void left by Caesar's demise, egos clash and numerous players jockey for position. The brutally ambitious Mark Antony attempts to solidify his power, aligning himself with Atia, but coming to blows with her cunning son Octavian, who has been anointed in Caesar's will as his only son...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2007

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

Summary: Poppy is a life-loving and irrepressibly cheerful primary school teacher. She is thirty years old, single, and infinitely optimistic and accepting. She lives with her best friend and flatmate Zoe in London. She is tested by a repressed driving instructor with anger problems, and, in turn, she decides to test him. She has exciting flamenco lessons, an encounter with a homeless man, an argument...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: Ove, a grumpy, isolated retiree who spends his days enforcing block association rules and visiting his wife's grave, decides to give up on life until an unlikely friendship develops with a boisterous young family that moves in next door.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Box Films 2016

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3 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MAN

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TCFF Ma

Summary: Rebecca, a young translator, lives with her boyfriend ski instructor Marco in a mountain villa owned by her friend, nurse Laura. RenGe, local cinema projectionist, steals Marco's car and gets into a car crash with local farmer Theo, whose daughter is almost killed. RenGe suffers amnesia as a result of a crash and starts a relationship with Laura. Meanwhile Marco is looking for the man who...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fox Lorber Films 2000

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

Summary: A touching tale of a loving couple whose unbreakable bonds of marriage are tested by life's greatest challenge.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2013

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

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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PIO
1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD DOC PIO

Summary: Roy and Jessie are a couple are in a rocky relationship. Following a stay in Beijing they decide to give their relationship one last go and have another adventure together. They decide to travel on the Transsiberian from China to Moscow. The couple discover that the days of the train's glorious luxury has faded and has been replace with cold steel carriages and indifferent fellow passengers. It...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Look Studios 2008

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

Scahill, Jeremy.

Summary: Presents an exposé of secret war programs being conducted behind the scenes of the War on Terror, revealing the human consequences of night raids, drone strikes, and other unofficial "dirty-war" tactics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 SCA

Scahill, Jeremy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355.354 SCA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 355.354 Scahill

Summary: Jessica is a beautiful young woman from the provinces who has come to Paris and lands a job waiting tables at a chic bistro on fabled Avenue Montaigne. Jessica's customers include a popular TV actress who is courting a major Hollywood director for her first serious film role; a wealthy art collector who is about to liquidate a lifetime's worth of treasures at auction; and an illustrious...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Thinkfilm 2007

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

Hills

Contents: Rise again -- Bring me sand -- Claras vaggvisa -- Vessel -- Master sleeps -- Death shall come

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Transubstans Records 2012

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK HIL

Summary: The story centers on Val, a hard-working live-in housekeeper in modern-day São Paulo. Val is perfectly content to take care of every one of her wealthy employers' needs, from cooking and cleaning to being a surrogate mother to their teenage son, who she has raised since he was a toddler. But when Val's estranged daughter Jessica shows up, the unspoken but intrinsic class barriers that exist...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: November, 1999. A peaceful demonstration to stop the World Trade Oraganization talks quickly escalates into a full-scale riot, and soon a State of Emergency is declared by the Mayor of Seattle. The streets are mayhem, and the WTO is paralyzed. Caught in the crossfire of civil liberties and keeping the peace are Seattle residents, including its beleaguered mayor, a SWAT riot officer on the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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

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